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6 Mar 2021
Australia's attorney general Christian Porter speaking to a press conference in Perth, identifies himself as the unnamed cabinet minister accused of raping a 16-year-old girl, but denies the decades-old allegation. After a week of speculation that has dominated Australian politics, 50-year-old Christian Porter -- the government's top lawyer and a former prosecutor -- tearfully denied wrongdoing, saying "the allegations never happened."
10 Nov 2020
#EndSARS Protests: Lagos attorney general directs release of 253 persons arrested by police
14 Aug 2020
The Federal Government has opened the case against former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
21 Feb 2020
Donald Trump's ally has been sentenced to 40 months in jail for a conviction relating to the probe into the 2016 presidential election. The sentence comes after the US attorney general lowered his recommended sentence.
24 Jan 2020
Malabu oil deal: EFCC arraigns former Attorney-General, Adoke
27 Aug 2019
Oklahoma's Attorney General accused Johnson & Johnson of a "multi-billion-dollar brainwashing campaign" to get doctors to overprescribe opioids, downplaying the addiction risks. J&J shares surged after the ruling.
2 May 2019
US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress.
22 Apr 2019
The House Judiciary Committee says the report reveals the "culture of lying" at the White House. The Committee wants to see the uncensored report before Attorney General Barr testifies before Congress.
14 Apr 2019
U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks to the Senate Appropriations panel about a possible inquiry into political “spying" of the Trump campaign in 2016.
16 Jan 2019
William Barr, US President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, has said he "won't be bullied" by the president. Barr said it was "vitally important" that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation go ahead.
14 Sep 2018
The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the council deliberated on the report of Electoral Reforms Committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari and chaired by former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, to examine various issues including provisions of the Constitution on Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill, 2017.
26 Aug 2018
President Donald Trump may have received support from two key Republicans to fire Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as long as he waits until after the midterm elections.

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