Former OPEC president Diezani Alison-Madueke was charged with bribery offenses within the UK, after an investigation by the nation’s Nationwide Crime Company.
Alison-Madueke, 63, is accused of accepting bribes throughout her time as Nigeria’s Minister for Petroleum Sources in alternate for oil and gasoline contracts, the company stated in a assertion Tuesday. The previous minister is alleged to have benefited from at the least £100,000 ($127,300) in money in addition to flights on non-public jets and luxurious holidays.
A lawyer for Alison-Madueke in Nigeria couldn’t instantly remark.
“We suspect Diezani Alison-Madueke abused her energy in Nigeria and accepted monetary rewards for awarding multi-million pound contracts,” Andy Kelly, the pinnacle of the NCAs’ worldwide corruption unit, stated.
Alison-Madueke, who lives in north London, is alleged to have accepted furnishings, renovation work and workers on the properties, in addition to the fee of personal college charges.