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Nigeria's former oil minister blasted over court bid

2017-11-01 21:12

A Nigerian judge has accused the country's former oil minister of trying to "avoid justice" in Britain, as he dismissed an application for her to face corruption charges back home.

Nigeria's former president summoned in corruption trial

2017-10-24 18:58

A judge has ordered Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan to appear at the corruption trial of his party's former spokesperson.

Leaked memo rekindles scandal around Nigeria's oil giant

2017-10-06 19:32

A leaked memo from Nigeria's minister of state for oil has shown that irregularities in the state-owned oil giant remain entrenched, despite official vows to root out the "cancer" of graft.

Opposition governor first to announce Nigeria presidency bid

2017-09-28 18:11

A leading Nigerian opposition politician says he intends to run for president in 2019, becoming the first candidate to stake his claim for the country's top job.

Nigeria seizes properties linked to ex-oil minister

2017-08-23 15:56

A Nigerian court has confiscated four large housing complexes worth $7m from a former oil minister accused of corruption on Tuesday as fraud investigators continue to claw back her fortune.

At least 40, including 12 minors, charged in Nigeria over 'gay activities'

2017-08-04 06:05

Authorities in Nigeria have accused at least 40 males, including 12 minors, of engaging in "gay activities" in a hotel in Lagos, the latest example of the country's tough stance on homosexuality.

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's Jonathan should be funded to attend graft trial: lawyer

2017-10-31 20:16

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan should be given the equivalent of $2.7m to testify at the corruption trial of his party's former spokesman, his lawyer has said.

Graft case defence wants Nigeria's former president as witness

2017-10-24 08:25

Nigeria's former president Goodluck Jonathan has been asked to testify at the corruption trial of his party's former spokesperson, a court has heard.

Nigeria’s ex-first lady urges Buhari to end ‘unjustified witch-hunt’

2017-10-04 16:29

Nigeria's ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's wife has lashed out at anti-graft agency boss Ibrahim Magu for conducting what she described as an “unjustified witch-hunt” against her, says a report.

Nigeria's Buhari vowed to serve just one term: minister

2017-09-08 16:03

A Nigerian minister has promised to quit if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to seek re-election, claiming the ailing leader had earlier vowed to serve only one term.

Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

2017-08-21 20:36

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari vows to reinvigorate battle against Boko Haram Islamic extremists in address to the nation after more than three months in London for medical treatment

Top Africa Stories: Mbeki, Nigeria, Zambia

2017-08-03 11:30

Former President Thabo Mbeki reportedly held "private talks" with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, and Zambian government has reacted angrily to EFF leader Julius Malema's remarks about President Edgar Lungu.

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.

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