Tag Archives: Diezani Alison-Madueke

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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Missing $20bn: Saraki Didn’t Sign Report Absolving Diezani – Aide

An aide to the President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki has debunked a report insinuating that Saraki signed a report absolving former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison Madueke of missing $20 billion. Mr Bamikole Omishore, Special Assistant on New Media to Saraki, told our correspondent that the report published by Sahara Reporters was false and malicious. Mr…

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Diezani Surrenders Houses Worth N2.6B in Lagos & Port Harcourt to Nigerian Govt.

Former Nigerian oil minister, Diezani Alison Madueke has temporarily surrendered properties located in Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja, valued at about N2.6 billion to the Federal Government of Nigeria. Justice Abdulaziz Anka of the Federal High Court in Lagos gave the forfeiture order in Lagos today, ruling that the houses were acquired with proceeds of…

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Another Nigerian Oil Mogul Named In Alison-Madueke’s Corruption Scandal, UK Property Frozen

Aiteo Chief Executive Officer, Benedict Peters, is the latest Nigerian oil mogul to be named in the case surrounding the bribery allegations against former Nigerian Oil Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Three London properties linked to the alleged bribery of Mrs. Alison-Madueke have been frozen under the UK Proceeds of Crime Act, at least one of which…

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