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Malabu: Malami insists Adoke must be prosecuted.

Jan 12 2018
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Malabu: Malami insists Adoke must be prosecuted.  The Nation Online 

Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Abubakar Malami (SAN) has urged a Federal High Court in Abuja to dismiss a suit challenging the competence of the charges filed against ex-AGF, Mohammed Adoke (SAN) and others over their alleged involvement in the $1.1bn Malabu Oil scam.


Malami also insisted that Adoke and others named in the charges must subject themselves to the court’s jurisdiction to prove their innocence.


The AGF position is contained in the documents he filed opposing Adoke’s suit before a Federal High Court in Abuja, urged the court to decline jurisdiction to hear the case.  Read more


Appeal Court turns down suit seeking to stop Anambra Central re-run election.  Tribune Online 

The Court of Appeal, Abuja division, on Thursday, refused an application seeking to restrain the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from conducting the rerun election into the Anambra Central Senatorial District of Anambra State.


The court said the earlier order made on November 20, 2017, directing the electoral body to conduct an election for the Senatorial seat within 90 days cannot be reversed so as not to make a mockery of the judiciary.


The decision of the appellate court read by Justice Abubakar Datti Yahaya refused to grant the request for the postponement of the election already scheduled for tomorrow brought before it by an aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ani Clement Okonkwo.  Read more

Last changed: Jan 12 2018 at 3:13 PM