Nigeria – Investigators Expose How U.S.$800 Million Was Laundered In Etete, Govt’s Malabu Oil Deal

Britain’s commitment to tackling high-end money laundering through the City of London is under serious scrutiny after it emerged that regulators appear to have waved through an $800m bank transfer to a convicted criminal as the proceeds from one of the most corrupt deals in the history of the oil industry. Read more

Kola Aluko Probed For Money Laundering

Kola Aluko, a Nigerian energy mogul, bought the 79th floor penthouse at One57 for $51 million in 2014. Read more

Former Boss of Nigerian Oil Firm In $10M Cash Probe

A former head of Nigeria’s state-run oil firm is under investigation after almost $10 million in cash was found at a property he owns. Read more

Nigeria Seizes $10M From Ex-State Oil Manager

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency says agents seized nearly $10 million from a safe in a slum building belonging to a former manager of the state oil company. Read more

Man Accused Of Laundering Billions For Alison-Madueke Working For Buhari Government

A man the State Security Service said was working for the interest of the Nigerian government was actually a money laundering suspect named in the mismanagement of about $118 million public funds, an investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has shown. Read more

Goodluck Jonathan Named In Italian $1.3B Malabu Oil Fraud

Lagos – Italian prosecutors have alleged that Nigeria’s former president Goodluck Jonathan and his oil minister received kickbacks as part of a $1.3 billion deal involving oil giants ENI and Shell. Read more

Nigeria: Malabu U.S.$1.1 Billion Scandal

Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum caught at the heart of the $1.1 billion Malabu Oil scandal, has accused the Nigerian government of leaving out Shell and Agip in the criminal charges it filed last week. Read more

In Nigeria, Chabad House Is Not For Jews Only

From an “embassy” helping Jews, the Chabad House in Nigeria—the only one of its kind in central Africa—has become a ray of light for local Africans. Read more