Tag Archives: Nigeria’s “Oil Subsidy” scam

May the New Year bring new beginnings to us all – Tola Adenle

January 1, 2018

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Here’s to a New Year that brings your choicest resolutions, your choicest wishes for you and loved ones, and my own wishefor this New Year?  A world that would not be turned into a wasteland by the power-drunken-ness of two maniacs on two far-apart continents. And to Nigeria, the land of my birth?  A wish […]

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Dr. Jonathan, check out this no-one-should-be-spared corruption allegation (2)

December 1, 2012

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Dear Mr. President. (Dr.) Jonathan, On behalf of millions of our fellow countrymen and women who would want to hold you to your recent words that no one would be spared of corruption allegation, I want to ask if the allegation in the story during the so-called  “subsidy removal” during the scam’s early days was […]

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Dr. Jonathan, check out this no one should be spared corruption allegation (1)

November 26, 2012

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With Dr. Jonathan’s latest swashbuckling words on not minding whose ox would be gored in his war against corruption, here is a single one – among zillions, for a start – the long-going Malabu oil fraud, which purportedly has the stamp of the ruling PDP and ministers within Jonathan’s government pressuring legislators to ignore it.  […]

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Big Oil compensates Western mess; thumbs nose at spills in Nigeria – Tola Adenle

November 19, 2012

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I received a mail from a friend though to many others on the matter of British Petroleum (BP) which recently pleaded guilty to that monstrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and has settled to pay a whopping total of $4.5 billion to the United States government and other agencies.  She referred […]

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Blogs elsewhere: Okonjo-Iweala is bad news for Nigeria – Tola Adenle

August 18, 2012

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Dr. Goodluck-appointee, Okonjo Iweala is Bad News for Nigeria Sahara Reporters http://saharareporters.com/news-page/adenuga-dantata-fola-adeola-others-behind-subsidy-scam-fuel-scarcity-premium-times#comment-488528 by tola adenle on August 18, 2012 – 18:16. Since the other Doctor, Okonjo-Iweala, knew those behind what most Nigerians knew was a  big scam and what so-called “critics” labeled a scam, why was she adamant that the “subsidy can no longer be […]

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Jonathan unwilling to risk oil graft crackdown? – Reuters

May 17, 2012

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Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is coming under pressure to prosecute top officials implicated in a $6.8 billion fuel subsidy fraud, but many of the suspects are allies he is unlikely to go after if he wants to keep his power base intact. It has been three weeks since parliament produced a report detailing massive corruption […]

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Blogs elsewere: Reverberations of the “Oil Subsidy” scam continue – Tola Adenle

May 1, 2012

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It is now absolutely clear … Submitted by tola adenle on May 1, 2012 – 13:47. [to saharareporters.com] The “unsustainable” Trio huddled before the quartering of Nigerian masses – God knows where! [Picture culled from Linda Ikeji’s Blog] The details of the so-called “oil subsidy” which the whole world now knows as a real SCAM confirms […]

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The Okonjo-Iweala anticlimax

April 20, 2012

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Punchng.com April 19, 2012 by Abimbola Adelakun I caught the ‘Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank Presidency’ bug late because, initially, I thought it was a passing fancy. In an interview with the Economist in March, she said, “I came because I believe in standing up for something and putting my money where my mouth is. […]

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Reps uncover overpayments to oil importers

February 11, 2012

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[The revelations of – perhaps – multi-billion US dollar theft through the “oil subsidy” scam continue to emerge even as Nigerians are being gouged by their own government through sky-high fuel pump price of gasoline.  While the country’s Accountant-General, John Otunla describes the discrepancy between N1.9 trillion and N1.75 trillion as “grey areas” as needing […]

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