• Court strikes out Diezani and Aluko’s names in money laundering charge

    Court strikes out Diezani and Aluko’s names in money laundering charge

    Justice Binta Murtala Nyako of a Federal High Court in Abuja has struck out the names of former minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a businessman, Chief Kolawole Akanni Aluko, from the criminal charges before the court.

    While Madueke is in the United Kingdom, Akanni Aluko, is said to be at large.

    Justice Nyako struck out their names after the prosecution counsel, Mr. Rotimi Jacob, a senior advocate made an application to that effect.

    Madueke and Akanni Aluko are being charged alongside […]