Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources during the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, today, Thursday, February 16, 2017, forfeiture over N34billion to the Federal Government of Nigeria. The final forfeiture which was ordered by Justice Muslim Sulaiman Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, is made up of various sums of money-N23, 446, 300,000, N9, 080,000,000 and $5m.
A former employee of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abubakar Abdu, who is challenging the termination of his appointment by the agency on Thursday February 16, closed his case.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on February 16, 2017, arraigned one Bashir Ishaq Bashir alongside his companies, Leda Greenpower Consortium, Leda Greenpower Nigeria Limited and Leda Consortium Limited before Justice S.E. Aladetoyinbo of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT High Court, Maitama, on a three-count charge of obtaining by false pretence and cheating to the tune of $1 million.