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Nigeria's ex-oil minister battles slew of graft cases

2017-07-23 09:01

Nigeria's former oil minister faces charges only at home but her name crops up in a growing number of international cases that lift the lid on the scale of alleged corruption in the country's oil sector.

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria speaks out against Boko Haram

2017-07-19 07:24

Nobel winner Malala in Nigeria has spoken out against Boko Haram, asks government to free captives.

Jonathan blames Obama for 2015 election defeat

2017-04-27 19:00

Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan has blamed Barack Obama for his 2015 presidential election defeat to Muhammadu Buhari.

Gravesites used to hide looted cash in Nigeria – report

2017-04-20 06:09

The Nigerian anti-graft agency has reportedly been told by whistle blowers that looters are hiding money in cemeteries.

Nigeria suspends electoral officers over 2015 vote fraud

2017-04-12 14:51

Nigeria's electoral agency has suspended more than 200 officers for accepting bribes to influence the outcome of the 2015 vote won by the opposition.

Nigeria court unfreezes millions in ex-first lady's fraud probe

2017-04-06 21:17

A judge in Lagos has ordered Nigeria's anti-graft agency to release one of several bank accounts frozen as part of an inquiry into the wife of former president Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria's Buhari to stay in London for 'further rest'

2017-02-21 20:58

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari needs "further rest" so will extend his month-long medical stay in London, but there is "no cause" for worry over his health, his office has said.

Nigeria's Jonathan denies receiving oil deal kickbacks

2017-01-11 18:08

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan did not receive kickbacks from a $1.3bn deal involving oil giants ENI and Shell which is under investigation in Italy, his spokesperson says.

Nigeria quizzes ex-president's spokesperson in graft probe

2016-10-25 18:01

Nigeria's anti-graft agency says it is detaining and questioning ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's spokesperson as part of a wider probe into corruption.

WATCH: New Boko Haram video threatens to kill Nigeria's president

2016-09-15 07:45

A new video by Boko Haram threatens to kill Nigeria’s president and army chief and warns of further destruction, though the Islamic extremists have not mounted a major attack in Nigeria in months.

 

Nigeria court orders forfeiture of ex-oil minister's luxury $37.5m property

2017-07-20 19:06

A Nigerian court has ordered the temporary forfeiture a $37.5m property belonging to the country's ex-oil minister, with prosecutors alleging it was bought with ill-gotten funds.

Nigerian lawmakers want ex-president quizzed about oil deal

2017-07-05 20:30

Nigerian lawmakers have said former president Goodluck Jonathan should give evidence at an inquiry into an oil block deal that has become a shorthand for endemic graft.

Nigerian doctor accused of money-laundering

2017-04-26 17:30

Nigeria's ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's former doctor has been charged with six counts of money laundering, the country's anti-corruption agency says.

Italy's Eni 'serene' over Nigeria kickbacks scandal

2017-04-14 19:01

Italian giant Eni has said it was "serene" in the face of allegations it had bribed Nigerian officials to seal an oil deal, insisting the company was squeaky clean.

Buhari’s democratic govt worse than his military dictatorship says critics

2017-04-11 15:37

The critics of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari have said that his current administration is more brutal than when he was a military dictator in the early 80s.

Nigeria's ex-president Jonathan 'rejected British offer to rescue kidnapped girls'

2017-03-06 13:46

Nigeria, under the leadership of former president Goodluck Jonathan, reportedly rejected Britain's offer to rescue the more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram from a boarding school in Chibok in 2014.

Ex-boss of Nigerian oil firm in $10m cash probe

2017-02-15 17:02

A former head of Nigeria's state-run oil company is under investigation after almost $10m in cash was found at a property he owns.

Nigeria's Soyinka 'not surprised' Buhari's shine is dulling

2016-12-02 06:17

Nigerian literary icon Wole Soyinka says he is not surprised that President Muhammadu Buhari has lost popularity just 18 months into office, given the high expectations that weighed on his government.

Nigeria anti-graft agency edges towards former first lady

2016-09-16 07:20

A top aide of former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges linked to the former first lady, as he appeared in a Lagos court.

Former Nigerian 1st lady claims frozen accounts worth $31.5m

2016-09-14 20:03

Former Nigerian first lady Patience Jonathan is claiming ownership of bank accounts allegedly worth $31.5 million that have been frozen in a corruption investigation, prompting anti-corruption groups to demand her prosecution.

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