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Court stops ICPC form seizing Yari’s assets

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday, restrained the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, and the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, from seizing or interfering with assets and properties belonging to the immediate past Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulazeez Yari. The court, in

Criminal Justice: ACJMC urges FG to employ more court prosecutors

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Administration of Criminal Justice Monitoring Committee (ACJMC) has called on the Federal Government to employ more prosecutors in courts to facilitate the administration of criminal justice in the country. The Committee made this call on Friday during a capacity building Training workshop on Data and Financial Management of the

Buhari Approves Posting of Treasury officers to Revenue Generating MDAs

Godsgift Onyedinefu President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the posting of Treasury officers to key Revenue generating Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Government to serve as Directors of Revenue and Investments  Departments. The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris made the revelation  in Abuja, while playing host to the President and

NLC strike: why FG may not pay salaries – AGF

The Accountant-General of the Federation(AGF), Mr Ahmed Idris has restated his commitment to pay salaries of all workers on the Federal Government payroll in spite of the on-going Labour strike. He  however said that the payment of salaries cannot be achieved in an atmosphere where the critical stakeholders are not allowed

Lawyer petitions body of benchers, wants Malami punished

•Says AGF actions weakens the constitution, unworthy of a SAN •Accuses him of abuse of office, debasing law profession Jude Johnson  A concerned Nigerian lawyer, Mr. Johnmary Jideobi, has petitioned the Ethics and Privilleges Committee of the Body of Benchers over what it described as unprofessional conducts of Nigeria's Minister of Justice and Attorney General

IPPIS: Nigeria sets July 30 deadline for  military personnel enrolment

•SGF urges public officers to participate in IPPIS Verification  Jude Johnson The government of Nigeria set the July 30, 2018 deadline  to begin the enrolment of all military personnel on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS) scheme. The Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ahmed Idris, disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday at

Court orders DSS, AGF to release Dasuki

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday has formally served a warrant of release of Sambo Dasuki 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,

MRA Slam  BPP  over non implementation of FOI Act

Babatunde Opalana A pressure group, Media Rights Agenda has slammed the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) for failing to implement the FOI Act, 2011. The group also criticised the BPP for failing to enforce the transparency provisions in its own enabling Law, the Public Procurement Act (PPA), 2007 and consequently inducted the

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