Federal Government Confiscates 1,897 Jewellery Worth $40M From Diezani Alison-Madueke.


The Federal High court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered the forfeiture of 1,897 jewellery items worth over $40m recovered from the Abuja residence of the former minister of petroleum resources Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke.

In a ruling on  Tuesday, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, held that Diezani ,through her Lawyer Awa Kalu(SAN)couldn’t show cause why the items shouldn’t be permanently forfeited to the federal government.

The forfeited items included a customized gold iphone,189 wrist watches,174 necklace and earrings,78 bracelets,74 pendants,77 brooches,315 rings,419 bangles,304 earrings and 267 necklace.





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