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EFCC To Arraign Adoke, Six Others Over $1.2 Billion Corruption Charges Today



Breaking: Court Grants Adoke N50m Bail Over '$1.2b Malabu Oil Fraud'

Nigerian former Minister of Justice, Bello Adoke will be arraigned later today by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the alleged involvement in the $1.2 billion Malabu oil scandal.

Naija News recalls that Adoke was arrested at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on December 19 and has remained in EFCC custody since he returning voluntarily from Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) where he was first arrested and detained.

This online newspaper understands that Adoke will be facing a 12-count charge of conspiracy, forgery of bank documents, bribery, corruption and money laundering filed against him at the Federal Court, Abuja alongside Aliyu Abubakar, Rasky Gbinigie, Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, Nigeria Agip Exploration Limited, Shell Nigeria Ultra Deep Limited, and Shell Nigeria Exploration Production Company Limited.


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