Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Tag "Ministry of Justice"

    Abacha loot: I never asked Nigeria for extra pay, says Swiss lawyer

Abacha loot: I never asked Nigeria for extra pay, says Swiss lawyer

Enrico Monfrini, a Swiss lawyer hired by the Nigerian government since 1999 to work on recovering Abacha loot, has denied asking for additional fees.His denial came on the heels of a syndicated article in Nigerian media seeking to justify the duplication of Monfrini's job by Abubakar Malami, the attorney-general of the federation (AGF).TheCable had reported the engagement of another set of [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Court to hear Cable Foundation’s suit against AGF on Feb 13

Abacha Loot: Court to hear Cable Foundation’s suit against AGF on Feb 13

A federal high court in Abuja has fixed February 13, 2018 for the hearing of a lawsuit filed against the attorney general of the federation (AGF) by the Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF).The case has been assigned Gabriel Kolawole, a judge of the federal high court.The foundation had sued the AGF over his failure to respond to a freedom of [...]

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    Abacha Loot: Cable Foundation sues AGF over noncompliance with FoI act

Abacha Loot: Cable Foundation sues AGF over noncompliance with FoI act

The Cable Newspaper Journalism Foundation (CNJF) has sued the attorney-general of the federation (AGF) over his failure to respond to a freedom of information (FoI) request on the engagement of lawyers for the recovery of stolen funds.The case, with suit number FHC/ABJ/CS/27/2018, was filed by Kusamotu & Kusamotu law chambers at a federal high court in Abuja, on January 10, [...]

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    Malami says FG has recovered more than N37bn, $666m

Malami says FG has recovered more than N37bn, $666m

Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation and minister of justice, says the federal government has recovered more than N37 billion and $666.68 million in the anti-corruption war.Malami said his ministry - in line with the anti-corruption war - recovered the money.The minister made this revelation in Abuja, while defending the ministry’s 2017 budget before the senate committee on judiciary, human [...]

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    Motorcycles to be banned in Kaduna

Motorcycles to be banned in Kaduna

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has passed a bill prohibiting the use of commercial motorcycles in some parts of the state.The bill intends to amend the Commercial Motorcycle Law No. 4 of 1999 and the Road Traffic Law Cap 135 of Kaduna State 1991.The law, which bans the use of commercial motorcycles in Kaduna, Zaria and Kafanchan, provides for [...]

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