US attorney general nominee William Barr asserts independence from Trump
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.
FEC approves electoral offences bill
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.
California girds for Trump legal battle on auto rules
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra discusses the state's defense of current auto emissions standards as the Trump administration moves to ease Obama-era auto mileage rules and joining a lawsuit against 3-D printed guns.
Michigan Attorney General vows full investigation of MSU
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Saturday launched an investigation of Michigan State University after campus sports doctor Larry Nassar was convicted of sexually assaulting athletes over 20 years.
'I'm not at all concerned": Trump on Sessions being questioned by special counsel
President Donald Trump said he was 'not at all concerned' when asked by a reporter about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' reported interview with the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.
Justice Ajibola wants only SANs as Nigeria's Minister of Justice, Attorney-General
Justice Ajibola wants only SANs as Nigeria's Minister of Justice, Attorney-General.
Nigeria moves to recover fresh $321m Abacha loot
The Federal Executive Council Wednesday authorized the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, to ratify a memorandum of understanding with the Swiss government on the repatriation of the $321m fresh Abacha loot.
Trump calls sessions 'Weak' as criticism continues
U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday morning to criticise Attorney General Jeff Sessions amid an intensifying probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Trump to ask Supreme Court to block travel ban ruling
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Friday that the Justice Department will ask the Supreme Court to block a judge's ruling that prevented President Donald Trump's travel ban from being applied to grandparents of U.S. citizens and refugees already being processed by resettlement agencies.