• EFCC traces Diezani’s $115m bribe to stolen crude oil

    EFCC traces Diezani’s $115m bribe to stolen crude oil

    What is the source of the $115 million bribe for election officials to alter the results of the 2015 presidential election? The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) believes the money came from proceeds of stolen crude oil.

    “Our operatives have discovered that the $115 million came from stolen crude oil. They got it from former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke,” a top EFCC official said yesterday.

    The official pleaded not to be named because of what he described as the “sensitivity […]

  • EFCC to send evidence against Diezani to UK agency over $115M Election bribe

    EFCC to send evidence against Diezani to UK agency over $115M Election bribe

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has decided to send evidence linking former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the $115million (N23, 299,705,000billion) poll bribe to the National Crime Agency (NCA) in the UK.

    The commission also yesterday grilled and detained an oil chief, Leno Olaitan Adesanya, in connection with the ongoing probe of the bribe given to some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

    Adesanya allegedly contributed $1.85million to the bribe sum of $115million. The commission has, […]

  • We are cooperating with EFCC – Fidelity Bank confirms arrest of MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo over Diezani’s $115 Million

    We are cooperating with EFCC – Fidelity Bank confirms arrest of MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo over Diezani’s $115 Million

    Following reports on Thursday that the Managing Director of a leading Nigerian commercial bank has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly helping former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke to launder $115 million cash, Fidelity Bank has come out to own up.

    Fidelity Bank MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo, was taken into EFCC custody three days ago for receiving huge cash and helping to distribute it to beneficiaries two days to the last general elections.

    Okonkwo was picked up for […]