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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the agency will monitor campaign funds donated to political parties for the 2019 elections as well as donors’ identities.

EFCC chief tells ex-AGF Adoke to present self for trial after ‘book lies’

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has asked former Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke, to present himself for criminal trial over alleged economic crimes after accusing him of being used by the government to hound him.

Eni announces huge gas, condensates discovery in Niger Delta

Italian oil giant, Eni, Tuesday announced the discovery of huge gas and condensate find in its Obiafu-Obrikom oil fields in oil mining lease (OML61) onshore Niger Delta region.

Malabu scam: Why we are after ex-AGF Adoke, others – EFCC

The investigation also revealed that the Adoke as the Attorney General and Minister of Justice abused his office in respect of the granting of the oil prospecting license OPL 245 to Shell and ENI.
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$2.4 billion loot: Ibrahim Magu faults UK’s slow action on Diezani Alison-Madueke

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Acting Chairman Ibrahim Magu on Wednesday faulted the United Kingdom (UK) for foot-dragging on the investigation and trial of former Petroleum Resources minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

OPL 245: Ex-President Jonathan, ex-oil minister received bribes – FG tells London court

The Federal Government has approached a London commercial court with claims that former President Goodluck Jonathan and former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke conspired to “receive bribes and make a secret profit” in respect of the controversial OPL 245 offshore oilfield.

ICPC alarmed over multi-billion naira Abuja estates abandoned by owners

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is alarmed at the rate owners of multi-billion naira housing estates in Abuja abandon their property the moment the Commission initiates investigation into their ownership status.
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Malabu scandal: How Shell, Eni used Nigeria’s share to fund alleged bribery scheme – analysis

New analysis has found that oil giants Shell and Eni’s controversial deal for a Nigerian oil licence included unprecedented terms which funded an alleged bribery scheme.

Malabu scandal: Ex-AGF Bello Adoke urges court to set aside arrest order

Former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to set aside its earlier order issued for his arrest over his alleged involvement in deals regarding the sale of Malabu oil.

Malabu scam: Court orders arrest of ex-AGF Bello Adoke, Dan Etete, four others

The High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Jabi, Abuja on Wednesday, ordered the arrest of the immediate-past Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dan Etete, and four others.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Malabu scandal: EFCC urged to seize Dan Etete’s $56 million private jet

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been urged to seize a private jet owned by a former Nigerian minister of petroleum, Dan Etete.

Report: Shell knew its $1.1 billion for OPL 245 will go into private pockets

A new report by a non-governmental organisation, Global Witness, has blamed Shell and Eni for their alleged roles in the acquisition of OPL 245 in the oil-rich Niger Delta which is linked to Malabu oil scandal.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lagos court fixes hearing to revoke OPL 245 for March 29

A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed March 29 for the hearing of litigation at the instance of a human rights organization, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA), which urged the Federal government to revoke OPL 245 involving some oil conglomerates.

Dutch prosecutors target Shell over Nigeria oil deal

Dutch prosecutors are preparing criminal charges against Royal Dutch Shell over its $1.3 billion acquisition of Nigerian offshore oilfield OPL 245 in 2011.
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Malabu scam: Eni, Shell aware of corrupt payments – judge

An Italian judge, Giusy Barbara, found out on Monday that Eni and Royal Dutch Shell were fully aware that their 2011 purchase of Nigeria’s Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL 245) would result in corrupt payments to Nigerian politicians and officials.
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Federal government sues Shell, Eni over Malabu oil deal

The federal government has filed a $1.1 billion suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni and other companies for a 2011 Malabu oil deal saying it was tainted with corruption.
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PIGB: Ex-NNPC chief blames Senate for President Buhari’s refusal to assent bill

Following the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to assent his signature to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB), a former Group Executive Director (GED) Engineering and Technology, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Godswill Ihetu, has blamed the Senate for removing the powers of the Minister to allocate oil bloc on discretions.

Malabu scandal: Trial of nine Shell, Eni executives starts June 20

The trial of nine current and former executives or contractors from Italy’s Eni and British-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell, including ENI Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi, over a 1.3 billion dollars oil deal in Nigeria, will begin in Milan on June 20.

Malabu scandal: Ijaw youths protest ‘persecution’ of Dan Etete

“If they don’t allow Etete to continue to do business in the oil and gas industry, Ijaw people will have no choice than to tell the country that the oil and gas belong to us. They should stop the investigations of the Malabu oil deal. OPL 245 belongs to an Ijaw man”.

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