• N23bn Diezani bribe: EFCC to charge 100 electoral officials

    N23bn Diezani bribe: EFCC to charge 100 electoral officials

    Indications emerged Tuesday night that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to charge over 100 electoral officials for allegedly receiving part of the $115m (N23bn) disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the countdown to the 2015 presidential election.

    It was gathered that the acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, and the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, would meet tomorrow (Thursday) in Abuja to clean the charges that […]

  • Diezani forfeits N4.8b Abuja houses to govt

    Diezani forfeits N4.8b Abuja houses to govt

    Detectives have been deployed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, in the ongoing probe of former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

    Of interest are five choice houses believed to be Mrs. Alison-Madueke’s.

    It is all part of the last leg of the investigation of the ex-minister in collaboration with the National Crime Agency in the United Kingdom.

    Amid the Port Harcourt operation, another asset of the ex-Minister in Abuja, allegedly worth over N500million,   has been confiscated pending her trial.

    The Economic […]

  • Ex-Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke gets Sept date in money laundering suit

    Ex-Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke gets Sept date in money laundering suit

    For the second time in six months, ex-Petroleum Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke has been told by a London court that she has a case to answer regarding the £27,000 money laundering and bribery allegation made against her by the United Kingdom’s National Crime Agency (NCA).

    She will be returning to the court in September this year, after the Westminster Magistrate’s Court granted the request of the NCA on March 31, for another six months to give the agency more time to […]