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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.

Malabu scandal: EFCC to serve former ministers by substituted means

Justice D. Z. Senchi of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to serve charges of alleged abuse of office and money laundering in respect of the granting of the Oil Prospecting License, OPL 245, to Shell and ENI, brought against a former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete, former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke and others, by substituted means.

Court sets aside bench warrant against ex-ministers, others

A Federal Capital Territory High Court has set aside a bench warrant issued for the arrest of a former Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke.
Mohammed Abacha, the oldest surviving son of Gen. Abacha, was particularly uncooperative in the loot recovery.

Bello Adoke: How Sani Abacha’s family hid $1 billion loot

The Abacha family thought they had done Nigeria a favour by giving up $1.3 billion but the Goodluck Jonathan administration soon discovered that they still had $1 billion hidden in various accounts in Europe, according to Mohammed Bello Adoke.
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.

Bello Adoke: Why ex-President Jonathan pardoned DSP Alamieyeseigha

Former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has given ‘real reasons’ the late governor of Bayelsa State, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who was convicted for corruption, was pardoned by the Federal Government, six years ago.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.

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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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.

CASER: Desperate persons ‘using EFCC to embarrass’ ex-AGF Adoke

The Citizens’ Advocacy for Social & Economic Rights (CASER) has condemned the warrant arrest issued against Mohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation.
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.

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.

Swiss close to revealing Nigerian beneficiaries of $1.1 billion Malabu Oil bribes

Materials in a suitcase seized nearly three years ago by Swiss authorities may unlock the identities of the Nigerian recipients of the $1.1 billion in corrupt payments by Shell and ENI over the purchase of OPL 245 from Malabu Oil.
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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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Nigeria to lose $4.5 billion in Malabu Oil deal as EFCC receives document from...

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has given assurances that the Commission is revving up its investigations into the Malabu Oil scandal and those complicit will be prosecuted.

Nigeria loses $6 billion from ‘corrupt’ oil deal linked to fraud

A court in Milan is considering charges of corruption against Eni and Shell in a controversial oil deal that led to Nigeria losing an estimated $6 billion.

Malabu scam: Supreme Court rejects appeal to stop Shell, Eni corruption trial

The oil majors are accused of corruption in the 2011 purchase of Oil Prospecting Licence 245, an offshore oil block in Nigeria estimated to hold nine billion barrels of crude.

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