Tag: Abubakar Malami

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Michael IsaacSeptember 17, 2020

Is the new anti-graft agency an EFCC replacement or it’s justifiable?

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday, September 16, through the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, announced the approval of a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 14, 2020

FG moves to ban alcohol in sachets and plastic bottles, Kaduna shuts down betting platform | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has raised an alarm on irresponsible alcohol consumption in the country, thus issued directives to producers of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Osagie Ehanire, Akpabio, Malami…See YNaija’s best and worse performing Ministers for July

Nigerians may finally be heaving a sigh of relief in no time, as latest statistics from the Nigeria Centre for ...

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Bernard DayoJuly 8, 2020

Wole Soyinka is calling out the NBC on its new broadcasting code | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Wole Soyinka has reacted to the amended 6th broadcasting code by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), which has ignited a ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 6, 2020

UPDATED: Nigerians in disbelief over DSS’ reported arrest of Magu, Acting EFCC Chairman

Editors’ note: This story has been updated with a footnote to reflect the latest development. What can we say when ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 2, 2020

YNaija Ministers’ Effectiveness Ranking: Hadi Sirika, Onyema, Sunday Dare, Fashola top list for June

  With the death of the former Nigerian Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, a lot of Nigerians have been forced ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 19, 2020

Magu reportedly marked down for ‘Mago Mago’ | The #YNaijaCover

Social media timelines in Nigeria were this Friday flooded with news about what may be an imminent sack of the ...

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Michael IsaacJune 19, 2020

Here’s why EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu is trending on Twitter

Nigeria Twitter has a track record of bringing to awareness on many issues of concern, initiating conversations on them and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJanuary 30, 2020

FG to receive fresh $321m Abacha loot, Cabals are not controlling my government – Buhari | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Cabals are not controlling my government – Buhari  President Buhari has refuted claims of a cabal influencing decisions in his ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 22, 2020

SERAP to AGF, EFCC, ICPC; Fast-track prosecution of power sector corruption cases

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami ...

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Nelson C.JJanuary 17, 2020

Protecting lives should be the priority of everyone in power and this includes governors

By now, we ought to have seen the widely acclaimed Western Nigeria Security Network (Amotekun) getting about their duties, if of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 16, 2020

The YNaija Cover – 16th January 2020

Issues of legality and constitutionalism have continued to dominate the Nigerian political climate in the last 48 hours. From the ...

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Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2019

Here are the 10 ministers whose performance we are looking forward to

It’s more than a week since President Buhari installed a new ministerial cabinet that, up until then, took him a ...

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Bernard DayoJune 18, 2019

The Late 5: No gorilla in Kano zoo – Ganduje; Lawan appoints Chief of Staff, media aide | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: No gorilla in Kano zoo – Ganduje Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has ...

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Alexander OnukwueMay 30, 2019

YNaija Presents: The 100 most influential people in Nigerian Politics

Editor’s Note: As part of YNaija’s commitment to contributing to the National discussion on politics and its place in furthering ...

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Bernard DayoMay 29, 2019

The Late 5: Oshiomhole chased away for breaching protocol at presidential inauguration; Obasanjo, 393 passengers escape crash on Ethiopian Airlines | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Malami steps down as Justice minister The Attorney-General of the Federation and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqOctober 19, 2018

The Big 5: Security chiefs raise alarm over stockpiled arms by politicians ahead of 2019; Nigeria’s population now 195.9 million – UNFPA | More stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The National Economic Council (NEC) on Thursday urged the Governors of ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqSeptember 2, 2018

The Late 5: Church building collapses, kills 11-year-old in Delta; I’m committed to free and fair elections – Buhari | More stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Tragedy struck on Sunday morning as an 11-year old boy was confirmed ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 20, 2018

The Late 5: Malami gives reasons why FG can’t release Dasuki, Kogi CP says policemen were attacked by Melaye’s convoy and other stories

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has given reasons why the federal government cannot ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

The Big 5: IGP grants approval for audit of SARS detention cells, Mimiko dumps PDP and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has approved the ...

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Alexander OnukwueJanuary 10, 2018

Malami’s attempt to stop the legislature from probing Maina’s reinstatement is suspect

Nigeria’s Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, is a troubled man. Since the issue of Maina’s reinstatement in ...

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AzeezJanuary 10, 2018

The Big 5: Senate mocks Malami, New vehicles for former Presidents, Vice-Presidents, and other stories

Here are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. Just as Nigerians have continued to react to the ...

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AzeezDecember 22, 2017

Malami still has no clue why Innoson boss was arrested

Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has said he does not know why the Economic and ...

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AzeezDecember 20, 2017

Ekiti LG chairmen sue AGF, 36 governors over $1bn security fund

Chairmen of the 16 Local Government Areas in Ekiti have sued the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, ...

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AzeezDecember 5, 2017

Nigeria, Switzerland complete agreement over $321m Abacha loot

Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland for the return of $321 million stashed by former military ruler, Sani ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 1, 2017

I advised Malami to meet with Maina – DSS DG, Daura

Appearing before the House of Representatives panel investigating the former pensions boss, Abdulrasheed Maina on Thursday, the Director-General of the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 28, 2017

Fayose, Falana exchange words over N1bn Abuja property

The Governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has attacked human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 23, 2017

‘Former Pensions Boss, Maina still collecting salaries’

Counsel to the former Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pensions Reform, Abdulrasheed Maina, Mohammed Katu has said his client is still ...

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AzeezNovember 23, 2017

I have nothing to do with Maina’s recall | Malami tells Reps

Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has insisted that he didn’t approve the reinstatement of former chairman of the presidential task ...

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