Nigeria: Tape Purports to Expose Fuel Subsidy Bribery

An audio tape said to be a recorded conversion between Farouk Lawan and Chief Femi Otedola over alleged bribery has been aired on television. Lawan is accused of collected $620,000 out of the alleged $3 million bribe to remove the name of Zenon Oil from the list of companies that bought foreign exchange from the Central Bank of Nigeria without importing fuel.



  • Nigeria:  U.S.$3 Million Bribe Scandal - Reps to Arrest Otedola

    Vanguard, 3 July 2012

    The House of Representatives may order the arrest of oil magnate, Mr Femi Otedola, if he fails to appear before the lower chamber's committee on Ethics and Priviledges today. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Oil Subsidy - Banks Disown N12,2 Billion Claims By Marketers

    Vanguard, 3 July 2012

    The federal Government committee on fuel subsidy verification has discovered that eight oil marketers in identified 13 transactions made total subsidy claims of N12.154 billion for ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Farouk Lawan's Report - Bribe Saga Only an Appendage - Dr. Samson Sani Ameh

    Daily Trust, 3 July 2012

    Dr. Samson Sani Ameh, SAN, is the chairman of the National Committee Against Torture (NCAT) and the first northerner to bag a PhD degree in Law. He was a lecturer in Law in ABU ... read more »