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Former Chief of Naval Staff Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (Rtd), has broken silence on his position on the incarceration of the late Moshood Abiola, winner of June 12, 1993 Presidential election annulled by the former military president General Ibrahim Babangida and the arms deal allegation that led to his retirement from the military.

Alison Madueke: How I met, fell in love with Diezani

A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), has revealed how he met, fell in love and married his wife, Diezani, a former Minister of Petroleum Resources.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC denies dropping corruption charges against ex-oil minister, ex-bank chief, others

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, has denied dropping money laundering charges against a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and her co-accused.

EFCC special panel to investigate Air Peace chief over $44.9 million wire deals

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has waded into the $44.9 million wire fraud and money laundering case against Air Peace Chief Executive Allen Ifechukwu Athan Onyema hours after his indictment in the United States (US).

Itse Sagay confirms arrest of former AGF Bello Adoke in Dubai

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Corruption: Judge threatens to strike out EFCC suit against former oil minister

Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, threatened to strike out the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) suit against former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, if it failed to have her extradited to Nigeria by March 2020.

Peter Obi: Tam David-West served Nigeria and humanity to the best of his ability

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has joined in mourning former Minister of Petroleum resources, Prof. Tam David-West, describing his passage as “painful”.
Grace Taiga, ex-director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum

$9.6 billion judgement: Grace Taiga confirms AGF got draft of P&ID agreement – witness

A principal witness, CSP Umar Babangida, on Wednesday alleged that Grace Taiga, a former director, Legal Services in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, played a major role in the fraudulent gas supply agrrement between the Federal Government and Petroleum and Industrial Development (P&ID).
An Ilorin, Kwara State lawyer Olarewaju Aluko and his client, Taiye Na’Allah, on Thursday sued the Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) at a Kwara State High Court for alleged defamation of character.

Yahoo boys’ mothers form association, foreign auctioneers to sell Deziani’s jewelries

So also has the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission invited foreign auctioneers to sell the jewelries seized from Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Deziani Alison-Madueke.

CACOL hails order on forfeiture of Kola Aluko’s $73 million, N350 million property

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has commended the order of the Federal High Court in Lagos concerning three properties that belonged to Kola Aluko, an ally of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke, following an ex parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

Former FCT minister’s, others’ trial to resume October 11

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned till October 11 the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges for N650 million.
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Bayelsa guber: APC risks repeat of Rivers, Zamfara episodes as litigations pile up over...

The barrage of litigations within the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Bayelsa State over the outcome of the November 16 governorship primaries may cost the party the governorship position as was the case in Rivers and Zamfara states.

NNPC transfers stakes in three oil assets to NPDC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, signed an agreement with Nigeria Agip Oil Company, NAOC, and Oando, for the transfer of NNPC’s stake in three oil wells, Oil Mining Lease, OML, 61, 62 and 63 to its upstream subsidiary, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC signs agreement with NAOC on four OMLs

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has signed a novation agreement with Nigerian Agip Oil Company on Oil Mining lease 60,61,62 and 63.

Court orders permanent forfeiture of Diezani Alison-Madueke’s jewellery, customised iPhone

The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke has lost the bid to retrieve her jewellery and a customised gold iPhone forfeited to the Federal Government.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Former oil minister loses bid to recover seized $40 million jewellery, iPhone

The Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

EFCC: How Diezani Alison-Madueke paid $865,300 cash for jewellery

A Federal High Court in Lagos Monday heard that a former Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, allegedly paid $865,300 in cash for jewellery from a seller on Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos.

EFCC: $40 million jewellery beyond former oil minister’s income

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday appealed to the Federal High Court in Lagos to order the permanent forfeiture of the 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, valued at $40m, recovered from the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.

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Residents scoop product as tanker falls in Lagos

Some residents of Victoria Island, highbrow Lagos Friday morning trooped out with kegs to scoop diesel from a fallen 33,000 litre tanker along Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue.
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​

Uchenna Kanu wins Player of the Year award in the US​

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics has named Uchenna Kanu as the NAIA Women’s Player of the Year for 2019 following a record-breaking year in the United States.​
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

VOR: Nigeria must uphold rule of law

A renowned Yoruba group, Voice of Reason (VOR), on Thursday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari consider history and posterity in whatever actions and policies his administration take.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Governor Bello: President Buhari is the most democratic ex-military head of state

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello said that President Muhammadu Buhari is the most democratic ex-military president he has seen in his entire life.

Zimbabwean first lady begs retailers to lower food prices

Zimbabwean First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has asked manufacturers and retailers to lower prices of food and basic commodities, the state-owned Herald newspaper reports.