Sunday, September 22, 2019

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    FG withdraws corruption charges against Goje — one month after he endorsed Lawan

FG withdraws corruption charges against Goje — one month after he endorsed Lawan

A federal high court in Jos, Plateau state, has discharged the corruption charges filed against Danjuma Goje, former governor of Gombe state.The office of the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) applied for the withdrawal of the charges on Friday.In 2011, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed charges against Goje, who is currently the senator representing Gombe central, [...]

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    Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Like Malami, Oshiomhole asks INEC to accept Zamfara APC candidates

Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise the party's candidates in Zamfara for the forthcoming elections.In a letter dated February 13, Oshiomhole said that the judgment of the court of appeal in Sokoto allows the party to field candidates for elections in the state.The letter, with reference [...]

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    INEC can’t take orders from FG, Agbakoba tackles Malami over letter on Zamfara

INEC can’t take orders from FG, Agbakoba tackles Malami over letter on Zamfara

Olisa Agbakoba, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is a neutral body which cannot take orders from the federal government.Agbakoba said this in reaction to the letter written by Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, asking INEC to postpone elections in Zamfara state because of litigation.The crisis in the Zamfara chapter of the [...]

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    Malami: June 12 needs national assembly to become holiday

Malami: June 12 needs national assembly to become holiday

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, says the announcement of June 12 as Democracy Day,  is a mere declaration of intention until the holiday act is amended.Malami said this while responding to questions from state house correspondents on whether the presidential declaration did not contravene the public holiday act.President Muhammadu Buhari had announced that June 12 had replaced May 29 as [...]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Sleaze hits $321m Abacha loot recovery as Malami creates ‘job for the boys’

EXCLUSIVE: Sleaze hits $321m Abacha loot recovery as Malami creates ‘job for the boys’

The celebrated imminent repatriation of $321 million stolen by Sani Abacha, former military ruler, has run into a storm with suspicious moves that may amount to "re-looting the loot" through the backdoor.The federal government had, between 2013 and 2014, used the services of Swiss lawyers, Enrico Monfrini and Christian Luscher, to recover the stolen funds from Liechtenstein and Luxembourg -- and domiciled [...]

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    Judges’ recall and Malami’s crocodile tears

Judges’ recall and Malami’s crocodile tears

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari just boxed itself into a corner and the National Judicial Council (NJC) is very pleased to beat the government with a big stick.After last year’s dramatic arrest of nine judges on suspicion of corruption and the sense of relief that Buhari had, at last, taken the fight to the fallen temple of justice (aptly [...]

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