FBI Accuses Diezani Of Collecting Bribes To Fund Election.
Former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke implemented a shakedown scheme that required NNPC contractors to pay $300,000 per month as bribes for oil deals to support then-President Goodluck Jonathan’s fated reelection bid.
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation said in court documents filed in the United States that Mrs Alison-Madueke accepted bribes in millions of dollars from oil contractors and cargoes beginning in 2014 and lasting for several months preceding the March 2015 polls.
Soyinka Praises Youths.
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka says the historic nationwide EndSARS protests that led to the scrapping of the brutish police unit was disrupted by thugs and prisoners unleashed on young Nigerians by the Muhammadu Buhari regime.
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In an interview with the UK Guardian over the weekend, Mr Soyinka said he was delighted that the younger generation, whom he considered as lazy and in need of salvation, took on these brutes called the SARS.
Describing the protest as an expression of discontent by the younger generation, Mr Soyinka said the protest, however, ended on a depressing note as sponsored thugs took over.
El-Rufai Condemns Killing Of 34 Persons In Kaduna Community.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Monday condemned an attack on Madamai community in Kaura Local Government Area that claimed 34 lives.
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In a statement through his Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, the governor promised that government would bear the cost of treatment of those injured.
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