Tag Archives: Diezani Alison-Madueke

Bolanle Olukanni, Toolz & More Nigerians React To Diezani’s Comments On “Yahoo Yahoo Boys”

Media personalities, Bolanle Olukanni and Toolz have joined other Nigerians including President Buhari’s aide, Bashir Ahmad to react to the recent comments from former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke on internet fraudsters known in local parlance as “Yahoo Yahoo boys.” Diezani while delivering a lecture at a virtual conference held on Friday, August 7, had condemned fraud, saying…

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Court Orders Diezani To Return For Alleged Money Laundering Trial

An ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke has been summoned by a Federal High Court in Abuja for an arraignment on money laundering charges filed against her by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu made the order in a ruling on an ex parte application shortly after it was moved by the…

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FG To Repatriate Additional $321m Abacha Loot, Another Euro 6.8m Expected As Ibori’s

According to several online reports, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the commencement of the repatriation of stolen assets from the United States. Vanguard Newspapers reports that the agreement on the repatriation of looted funds is expected to be signed next week while the looted assets of $321 million allegedly belonging to late General Sani Abacha are…

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Former Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, Blasts EFCC Over $1.3bn Saga

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of displaying lack of understanding of the constitutional powers of a President in handling funds meant for security and intelligence agencies. The former minister said this in reply to a report that she withdrew $1.3billion form the account of the Nigerian…

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Diezani Alison-Madueke loses 2 Lagos properties valued at $4.8m to FG

Diezani Alison-Madueke, former minister of petroleum resources has lost two of her prized properties situated in Lagos to a court order. According to a report by TheCable, the federal high court sitting in Lagos ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses which are linked to the ex-minister. The properties, located in Lagos, are said to be…

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Diezani Is Planning To Escape Imminent Prosecution In UK – EFCC Insists

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Lagos not to order the return of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, from the United Kingdom to Nigeria. The anti-graft agency said this, on Monday, in a counter-affidavit it filed in opposition to Diezani’s application before Justice Rilwan…

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Buhari’s Aide, Lauretta Onochie, Carpets Patience Jonathan, Diezani

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has taken former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan and ex-Petroleum Affairs Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the cleaners for what she called their weird demands. In a lengthy post on her Facebook wall, Onochie was responding to demands by patience calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to…

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Court Dismisses Fraud Charge Involving Diezani

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba-led Federal High Court in Abuja, has thrown out a charge involving former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the trial of her associate – Jide Omokore. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had filed an eight count charge of fraud to the tune of $1.6 billion against Omokore, with Alison-Madueke…

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Benedict Peters Aiteo Group Denies Bribing Diezani with England Property for NNPC Contracts

Oil and gas company, Aiteo Group has denied the report that its Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, Mr Benedict Peters, bought property in England and luxury furnishings for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke in return for contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Stating that the interaction between it and the…

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