Mohammed Bello Adoke, Ex-Justice Minister Arrested For $1.3bn Theft

Upon landing at the Nigerian federal capital territory, Abuja airport, the EFCC grabbed and took Mr Adoke into custody.

Former Nigeria’s justice minister and attorney-general, Mohammed Bello Adoke, has flown back to Nigeria from Dubai to face alleged corruption charges relating to the mortgaged of a Nigerian offshore oil field worth $1.3bn (£1bn).

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), an organization charged with the duty of bringing all crimes relating to finance in the country to book says that the return of Mr Adoke on Thursday afternoon came after Nigeria has been in long talk with the United Arab Emirates to sent the former minister back home to come face his criminal charges.

Upon landing at the Nigerian federal capital territory, Abuja airport, the EFCC grabbed and took Mr Mohammed Bello Adoke into custody.

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