Attorney General of Federation in trouble over alleged $200m corruption probe

If the motion raised by the Senator, representing Kogi West, Dino Melaye was to be taken seriously, then the office of the Attorney General of the Federation, may have worked itself into trouble. The Senator had allegedly disclosed following an adopted point of order 42 raised that the office of the AGF was planning to defraud Nigerians of over $200 million, which he stated that the huge sum had been housed at the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. In his presentation, Melaye said he had a profound evidence to prove…

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MRA inducts PTDF into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’ …accuses government of encouraging public institutions to break the law

Media Rights Agenda (MRA), on Monday, inducted the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) as its 65th inductee into the “Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame” for the agencies failure to implement the FOI, six years after its implemtation. The group said it was extremely concerned about the pervasive culture of non-compliance with the FOI Act across government institutions with no single one of them having ever been sanctioned for violating the Law. In a statement in Lagos, MRA’s FOI Programme Manager, Mr. Ridwan Sulaimon said: “We are gravely concerned…

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Dasuki: Court Serves Warrant of Release on DSS, AGF

Family, friends, associates await Release   The Federal High Court in Abuja has formally served a warrant of release of Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) on the Director General of Department of State Security Services (DSS) and the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. A Federal High Court had on July 2, 2018, granted Dasuki conditional bails which he had perfected full today. around 1 pm today a court bailiff accompanied by the two sureties who stood for Dasuki officially served the Director General of DSS and Minister of Justice…

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