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Government insists on MTN paying $2b tax penalty

The Federal Government has insisted that telecommunications firm, MTN, must pay the $2 billion tax penalty slammed on it by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation. At hearing of the case yesterday, government lawyer, Tijani Gazali, according to Bloomberg, prayed the Lagos High Court to throw out the Johannesburg-based company’s application to stop […]
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FG assures of diligent handling of litigation against British firm

The Federal Government has assured of its intention to diligently defend its interest in the case between it and the Process Industrial Development Limited (P&ID) over the dispute arising from the twenty years Gas Supply and Processing Agreement (GSPA) entered into in 2010. The Agreement was entered into by the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources […]
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Zamfara APC: Ozekhome takes swipe on AGF’s advice to INEC on postponement

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Chief Mike Ozekhome on Thursday took swipe on the Attorney General of Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) on his advise to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone the National Assembly, governorship and State Houses of Assembly elections in Zamfara State. Malami’s letter to […]
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I’ve no hand in Dasuki’s continued detention – Malami tells court

I’ve no hand in Dasuki’s continued detention – Malami tells court

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), has distanced himself from the continued detention of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki by the Federal government saying the decision did not receive his support. In a sworn affidavit he filed before the Abuja Division […]
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Proscribe IMN or face court action, rights group tells AGF

Proscribe IMN or face court action, rights group tells AGF

Godwin Tsa, Abuja A pro-democracy and civil rights group in Nigeria, the Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), has issued a 72-hour ultimatum on the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) to  proscribe and declare  the Islamic Movement (IMN) a terrorist organisation or risk legal action. The position of the group […]
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‎Court affirms constitutionality of Executive Order No.6

‎Court affirms constitutionality of Executive Order No.6

Godwin Tsa, Abuja A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has affirmed the constitutionality of the Presidential Executive Order No. 6, which allows the Federal Government to confiscate assets belonging to persons facing corruption related charges. ‎The court in a judgment delivered, on Thursday, by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu, held that President Muhammadu Buhari did nrot […]
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Court stops FG’s  moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

Court stops FG’s  moves to extradite’ Senator Kashamu

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, ordered the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice (AGF), Abubakar Malami (SAN), and the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), not to take any further steps in their quest to extradite the Senator representing Ogun-East, Buruji Kashamu, to the […]
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