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Diezani N10 Billion Jet Saga: Court Denies Stalling Investigations

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Nigerian Petroleum Minister Bella Naija

Earlier this week, it was reported that a Federal High Court order is delaying the investigation of the alleged N10 billion spent on chartered aircrafts by Nigeria’s Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke (if you missed this story click here). However, the court is denying these reports.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Abuja, yesterday, stated that the court never granted any injunction prohibiting the Public Accounts Committee, PAC, of the House of Representatives from conducting investigations into the allegations levelled against the minister.

Vanguard reports that Mohammed “only directed both the National Assembly and the House of Reps, who were listed as the 1st and 2nd defendants in the suit, to appear and show cause why he should not stop the probe as the plaintiffs prayed him to do.”

The Justice has instructed the House to appear in court on May 5 to explain where they obtained the alleged restraining order.

Photo Credit: Premium Times

5 Comments

  1. Tee

    April 30, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Good! the story was indeed becoming ridiculous. How can and individual ask a judge to stop officers from probing her??? when she is not a principality or a power lol?

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      April 30, 2014 at 3:37 pm

      LOL!But you know some Govt officials are powers and principalities na!

  2. @edDREAMZ

    April 30, 2014 at 2:46 pm

    Is only in naija the impossibilities will be possible…. still on still, she will and can never go to jail if she is finally found giulty no doubt…..
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  3. mrs chidukane

    April 30, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    Ghen Ghen! I knew they were lying. I even said so on the original post.Im happy the Honorable Court refused to be the fall guy for this rubbish

  4. kokie

    April 30, 2014 at 3:38 pm

    Who is zooming who

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