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Senate queries Ministry of Environment for paying for uncompleted project in Borno
The Senate frowned at N100 million used to hire various consultancy firms to gather information. Advertisements
EXCLUSIVE: Nigerian federal lawmakers to spend N1.2 trillion on selves in six years as poverty mounts in country
The government has spent N150 billion yearly since 2011 to run the National Assembly. That will continue till 2016. Nigerian federal lawmakers will retain a controversial yearly budget of N150 billion for at least two more years according to the government’s spending outlay, in yet another indication the government is less bothered about curtailing a […]
2014 budget: Senate committee summons Sports Minister
The Senate says the Sports Ministry has evaded defending its budget before it.
Nigeria2015: Senate to lift embargo on electronic voting – Ekweremadu
Section 52 of the Electoral Act bars electronic voting. The National Assembly is working towards lifting the embargo on electronic voting. The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, gave the indication Tuesday while declaring open a three-day international conference on “Promoting Credible Election in Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges in Information and Communications Technology”, which […]
Yobe killings: Senate ‘directs’ Nigeria’s Army chief to relocate to Maiduguri
The Army chief complained of inadequate funding.
Senate probe will determine fate of kerosene subsidy, says Senator
Mr. Ugoji said ongoing investigation into the kerosene subsidy would show if it benefits the masses.
Nigerian House of Reps orders cancellation of fraudulent $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal
Shell and Eni may lose the $1.1 billion they paid to convicted Malabu owner, Dan Etete, for OPL 245
N96 million bribe: Farouk Lawan’s trial adjourned to March, 2014
The suspects are accused of demanding and collecting bribe from an oil tycoon.
N500 billion SURE-P funds “missing”-Senate Committee
The committee said the federal government must explain the whereabouts of the money.
Malabu $1.1bn fraud: Obasanjo demanded share bribe, Etete tells British court
The judge described Dan Etete as a dubious character. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was involved in an underground attempt to cut a slice of oil bloc OPL 245 in the dubious Malabu oil deal, the man at the centre of the scam, Dan Etete, told a British High Court. According to details of the approved […]
Malabu $1.1bn fraud: Senate to finally begin probe
The Senate had agreed to probe the deal last year.
Exclusive: How Nigeria’s Justice Minister, Adoke, lied to U.K. group on $1.1bn Malabu fraud
Mr. Adoke told a U.K. organisation that he had been cleared by the House of Representatives. While the House of Representatives’ committee report into the Malabu oil bloc deal was laid only last week, Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, who is amongst those central to the case, raised a letter more than […]
Malabu fraud: British Court asks Etete to pay N16.5 billion to middleman
The court faulted Mr. Etete’s claim that he was not an owner of Malabu. In continuation of the intrigues surrounding the fraudulent transfer of $1.1 billion to Malabu Oil and Gas, a British High Court on Wednesday ruled that convicted felon and former Petroleum Minister, Dan Etete, should pay at least N16.5 billion ($110.5 million) […]
I only got N39 billion from fraudulent Malabu deal- Etete tells British court
Nigeria’s Attorney General played a prominent role in the deal.
Court orders Farouk Lawan, Emenalo to answer $620,000 bribery charges
The Nigerian lawmakers wanted the court to quash the charges.
$620,000 bribe: Abuja court to decide Farouk Lawan, Emenalo’s fate on Friday
The accused does not want to be tried for the charges.
Shell, Eni dined with Etete before paying N155bn in Malabu scandal, court documents show
The monies ended up in phony accounts controlled by Nigeria’s Mr. Corruption.
Halliburton bribe: Paris court sentences Technip executives for bribing Nigerian officials
No bribe recipient has been jailed in Nigeria.
FG files corruption charges against Farouk Lawan over Otedola bribe
The Federal Government has filed corruption charges against two members of the House of Representatives, Farouk Lawan and Emenalo Boniface, who have been accused of collecting bribe from an oil dealer, Femi Otedola. The seven-count charge was filed by O.O. Fatunde on behalf of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed […]
Keyamo goes solo, may prosecute Farouk Lawal over $620,000 Otedola bribe
Keyamo’s ultimatum to the Nigerian police to prosecute Mr. Lawan lapsed.
Malabu: When policy took precedence over law by Nasiru Suwaid
“However, the leadership of the committee only expressed interest in investigating a mere breach of the federal government’s indigenous ownership policy.”
N155bn scandal: Reps furious with Shell, mild on Malabu, as Adoke makes U-turn
The lawmakers are yet to focus on the transfer and distribution of the funds.
AGF Adoke, suspected Malabu ‘fraudsters’ to boycott House probe
Mr. Adoke says he’s attending a meeting on sexual abuse in Belgium
Malabu N155bn fraud: How Keystone Bank helped presidency, ministers broker huge money laundering deal
Malabu opened its ‘Etete’ accounts at Keystone, 10 days after Mr. Ikomi assumed duties