Operation Amotekun is illegal, says Malami

Please ignore Malami, Sagay tells SouthWest Govs The Federal Government has described as illegal the newly launched South-West security outfit codenamed, Amotekun. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), who is the chief law officer, said security remains the exclusive preserve of the Federal Government. In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the AGF on Media and Public Relations, Dr. Umar Gwandu, he said the outfit was illegal. The statement read in part, “The setting up of the paramilitary organisation called Amotekun is illegal and runs contrary to the provisions of the Nigerian law. “The Constitution of

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tell Buhari The Truth, Corruption Resides In His Presidency-PDP To Sagay

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says President Muhammadu Buhari should stop blaming the 8th National Assembly for failures encountered in his administration.  The party said the Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, at his age and status, ought to be bold enough to tell President Buhari that corruption resides in the Presidential Villa and that a President who surrounds himself with corrupt persons as ministers, special advisers and confidants cannot fight corruption. The PDP asked Prof. Sagay to clear his conscience by using his position to ask President Buhari to answer Nigerians on the “alleged siphoning

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |0 Comments

Supreme court should have addressed validity of Osun governorship rerun election – Sagay reacts

Itse Sagay, chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), says the supreme court ought to have addressed the validity of the Osun state governorship rerun election. Speaking with Daily Trust, Sagay said the apex court was right to have nullified the verdict of the tribunal but should have made an affirmative pronouncement if INEC was right to have declared the poll inconclusive and subsequently held supplementary poll. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the September 2018 gubernatorial election as inconclusive and scheduled a rerun after which Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was declared

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

“You Are Techically Right On Senator’s Salary But What’s Your Take-Home Pay” – Sagay Replies Lawan

He accuses Lawan of speaking half truth about Senator’s Payment to mislead Nigerians The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has said that the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, was technically right about the salary payment of a senator but he however accused Lawan of speaking half truth about the take home payment of a Senator. Sagay asked Lawan to stop misleading Nigerians, adding that senators earn N15m monthly and not N750,000 as claimed by the Senate President. He says the bulk of the money earned by senators is embedded in their allowances and not

By |June 26th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments
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