Court finally forfeits Diezani’s $40m jewelry to FG

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of a Federal High Court, Lagos, today, granted final forfeiture of $40┬ámillion jewelry belonging to the former Nigeria’s petroleum minister, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke. Justice Oweibo made the order of final forfeiture of the said jewelry while delivery judgement in a motion filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). In granting the final forfeiture order, Justice Oweibo held that Mrs. Allison-Madueke instead of showing cause for the properties not to be finally forfeited to the federal government of Nigeria, only filed an application to set aside…

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