• EFCC re-arraigns Diezani’s ally, Omokore and others over alleged $1.6bn oil fraud

    EFCC re-arraigns Diezani’s ally, Omokore and others over alleged $1.6bn oil fraud

    It was gathered that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday re-arraigned an ally of a former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Jide Omokore, and others on nine counts of criminal diversion of about $1.6bn alleged to be part of proceeds of sales of petroleum products belonging to the Federal Government.

    Omokore was re-arraigned before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba alongside Victor Briggs, Abiye Membere, and David Mbanefo.

    Two of Omokore’s companies, Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Limited, were […]

  • Anti-corruption probe: Diezani’s ally, Jide Omokore, returns N200m to government

    Anti-corruption probe: Diezani’s ally, Jide Omokore, returns N200m to government

    It was gathered that the Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Nigeria Limited, Jide Omokore, has reportedly returned N200m to the Federal Government.

    Besides, it was further learnt that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has also traced and frozen eight bank accounts allegedly belonging to Omokore and opened at different branches of Skye Bank Plc.

    Omokore, who is one of allies of the immediate past Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, among five others, are currently standing trial before a […]