Nigeria seeks extradition of ex-oil minister to face allegations of corruption

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it is seeking the extradition of former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke from the UK to face allegations of corruption. Millions of pounds worth of property linked to the former minister are said to have been seized by the Nigerian government. Speaking to journalists, the EFCC’s acting chairman warned that “nobody will go unpunished”, but cautioned that investigations into Ms Alison-Madueke were “still ongoing”.

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