Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria’s former oil minister, has been charged with money laundering, according to a report from Reuters.
Alison-Madueke, who served under former president Goodluck Jonathan, is accused of accepting bribes up to the value of NGN 264.9 million ($867,830) in the run-up to the country’s 2015 general election.
The allegations are the latest in a series of corruption charges associated with the election, in which Muhammadu Buhari succeeded Jonathan as president.
Since then, several high-profile politicians have been investigated for financial crimes....
Talk to us
Natural Gas Daily welcomes your comments. Email us at email@example.com.