Tag: Attorney General

EditorOctober 19, 2017

Lagos Attorney-General files for discontinuance in $8.8m fraud case against British citizen

The Lagos State Attorney-General, Honourable Adeniji Kazeem has, midway through a corruption case against Deepak Khilnani, filed a Notice of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 4, 2017

Group rebukes the AGF after he explained why the Arewa youth cannot be arrested

A pro-democracy organisation, Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has rebuked the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 2, 2017

‘AGF, EFCC disagree on handling of ‘high profile’ cases’

The office of the Attorney-General of the federation has reportedly disagreed with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 27, 2017

Alabama senator offers to drop out of senate race for Attorney General Sessions

Rep.Mo Brooks has offered to drop out of the Alabama Senate race in other to allow Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 25, 2017

Trump slams Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ “weak position” on Hillary Clinton’s crimes

President Trump resumed attacking Attorney General Jeff Sessions early Tuesday, tweeting that the Attorney General  “has taken a very weak ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 21, 2017

California Judge declines Trump request to remove block on sanctuary cities order

A Federal judge in California has denied Trump administration request to remove injunction blocking the president’s executive order on sanctuary ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 20, 2017

Senate committee approves Christopher Wray’s FBI nomination

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 20-0 in favor of  President Trump’s nominee for FBI Director Christopher Wray, Thursday. His nomination ...

RoqeebahJune 14, 2017

No Senator asked Jeff Sessions this one simple question and we’ll never know why

Jeff Sessions likes spy fiction, James Bond, and he may have just finished one of David Ignatius’ books. As evidenced by ...

RoqeebahJune 14, 2017

“I can’t recall”, “I can’t disclose”, “Do you like spy fiction?” | Watch the best 5 exchanges from Jeff Sessions’ testimony

There’s no need to mince the words, Jeff Sessions’ testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday was no testimony at all. Somewhere ...

RoqeebahJune 14, 2017

Someone who didn’t know Jeff Sessions watched his Senate testimony, here’s what they thought after

Apart from the wickedly great imitations of Trump’s Attorney-General, Jeff Sessions by Kate McKinnon for Saturday Night Live, I don’t ...

ItunuoluwaJune 8, 2017

President Trump might have lost confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Following reports of brewing tensions between them and the generally tensed atmosphere of the White House, Deputy White House press ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 10, 2017

Apart from Trump’s firing of Comey, this is the ONLY other time an FBI Director was fired

On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump fired Director of the Federal Bureau of Intelligence, James Comey. Comey’s sack sparked outrage ...

AzeezJanuary 31, 2017

Trump sacks Attorney General for defying executive order on immigration

US President Donald Trump has fired acting Attorney general, Sally Yates after she questioned his immigration ban. Yates had ordered ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 3, 2016

Blasphemy: Kano Court frees all suspects on Attorney-General’s advise

A Magistrates’ court sitting in Kano on Thursday discharged an acquitted all five suspects who allegedly killed Bridget Agbahime, a ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 3, 2016

Opinion: Nigeria Police – creating a tenable environment for change agenda

by Adewole Kehinde “He Who Saves A Nation Breaks No Law” – Napoleon  The Nigeria Police is the principal law enforcement ...

Mazi EmekaJune 27, 2016

‘Throw open the doors of jail, I shall be a happy guest’ – Saraki

President of the Nigerian Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Monday, alleged that there is a government within the government of President ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 14, 2015

3 contenders for Attorney General and Minister of Justice

One of the most sensitive and important positions in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, is that of Attorney General ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 14, 2015

This is when FG will start prosecuting corrupt Jonathan ministers, others

Although many have been accused, but none of the ex-government officials who served under the Goodluck Jonathan administration has been ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 29, 2014

Femi Falana: Why Nigeria needs private prosecutors

by Femi Falana Corruption manifests itself in numerous and varied ways. It could be petty or incidental, involving small-scale embezzlement, ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

These photos prove that policemen attacked NSCDC boss at Ikorodu

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the reports that the Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security Civil Defence Corps, Ade Abolurin, was challenged ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

How NSCDC Commandant-General escaped being shot by Police Inspector in Lagos

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ade Abolurin, was almost shot on Friday, ...

June 8, 2014

Pius Adesanmi: Taming the rude Kano prince

by Pius Adesanmi “He will, Mr. President. This is Nigeria. Nigerians are expendable. Our class interests across tribe and tongue ...

October 9, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Corruption as Commander-in-Chief and 100 days of ASUU strike (Y! FrontPage)

by Japheth Omojuwa   There will be no fight against corruption under this government. Nigeria will not win the war against ...

July 24, 2013

Collapsed structures: Lagos to prosecute defective building offenders

by Chisom Ukaegbu Lagos State Government has vowed  to prosecute all those who might have been responsible directly or indirectly ...

October 29, 2012

LegalNaija: Understanding the Nigeria Terrorism Prevention Act

by Adedunmade Onibokun The right to share privileged information with a person’s legal Attorney is also protected provided that the ...

August 17, 2012

WATCH: FCT Minister disregards court order, goes ahead with Mpape demolition

by Isi Esene The much touted rule of law which the President Goodluck Jonathan promised to observe during his election ...

August 16, 2012

Justice minister warns FCT minister against Mpape demolition

by Hauwa Gambo The nation’s minister of Justice and attorney general of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, has told his colleague ...

August 1, 2012

EFCC withdraws suit against alleged oil thieves, says the charges were “filed by mistake”

by Isi Esene In a curious twist to the fuel subsidy saga, the EFCC yesterday dropped the suit filed against ...

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