25 Oil Marketers Under Investigation in Fuel Subsidy Scam

While Nigeria's Federal Government has confirmed that a total of 25 oil marketers are now under criminal investigation in the fuel subsidy scandal, its believed that the sons of leaders from the country's main party are suspected to have participated in a fuel subsidy scam.
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Cartoon depict corruption in the Nigerian petroleum sector

  • Nigeria:  Oil Subsidy Scam - CAC Hides Suspects' Files

    Vanguard, 21 September 2012

    Apparently embarrassed by startling revelations that most of those indicted over the mismanagement of fuel subsidy regime are sons and relatives of top government officials and ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Marketers Demand Transparency On Fuel Subsidy Payments

    Daily Trust, 6 September 2012

    Mr Enoch Kanawa, the Executive Secretary, Jetties and Petroleum Tank Farms Owners of Nigeria (JEPTFON), has urged the federal government to publish payments of oil subsidy ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Finance Ministry Confirms Indictment of 25 Oil Marketers

    This Day, 23 August 2012

    The Federal Ministry of Finance Wednesday confirmed that the number of oil marketers recommended for further criminal investigations in the Aig-Imoukhuede subsidy report was ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Fuel Subsidy Scam - Tukur Stands Surety for Son

    This Day, 23 August 2012

    Fresh facts emerged Wednesday that the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, may have stood as surety for his son, Mahmud, to travel abroad ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Subsidy - Bamanga's Son, Others Seek Passports to Travel Abroad

    Daily Trust, 23 August 2012

    Mahmud Tukur, son Alhaji Bamangar Tukur; Abdullahi Alao and Felix Ochonogor had applied for release of their international passports to enable them to travel abroad in order to ... read more »

Fuel Subsidy

  • Nigeria:  Subsidy Claims - FG Probes 25 Oil Firms Over N61 Billion

    Daily Trust, 23 August 2012

    Twenty five oil firms are currently under probe for claiming about N61.2 billion fuel subsidy that either did not exist or "were somewhere else in the world," a statement from the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Subsidy Scam - Capital Oil, Three Others to Account for N11 Billion

    Vanguard, 23 August 2012

    Capital Oil and Gas Industry Ltd, owned by Mr. Ifeanyi Uba and three other companies are to account for a whooping N11. 4 billion for subsidy payments received without evidence of ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Subsidy - Tank Farm Owners Threaten to Shut Down Operations

    Daily Trust, 22 August 2012

    The Jetties and Petroleum Tank Farm Owners have threatened to shut down their operations if the Federal Government failed to pay their subsidy claims by Wednesday. read more »