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Nigeria’s Missing Billions Turn Up

When Lamido Sanusi, Nigeria’s former central bank governor, exposed in 2014 the gargantuan scale of theft at the state oil company, he made waves at home and abroad. Read more

What Shell CEO Told Colleague About $1.3 Billion OPL 245 Scandal

The boss of one of the world’s biggest corporations was placed under secret surveillance as part of a pan-European corruption investigation into the way the firm paid $1.3 billion for an oil block in Nigeria, explosive documents leaked to Finance Uncovered reveal. Read more

Goodluck Jonathan Scandal: Jonathan Must Have Gotten $200M Middleman Tells FBI

Former President Goodluck Jonathan probably received as much as $200 million to approve the controversial $1.3 billion sale of OPL 245 oil field, Italian prosecutors said in court documents. Read more

Ex-Nigerian Oil Minister Charged With Money Laundering

Nigeria’s federal high court has charged the country’s former oil minister, who served under ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, with money laundering in connection with an alleged bribery scandal aimed to keep Jonathan in office. Read more

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