Meanwhile, a firm owned by oil magnate, Femi Otedola, Amperion Consortium, that emerged the preferred bidder for Gereku Power Plant, has made payment of $33 million to the BPE, being 25 per cent expected to be paid within 15 days of signing the agreement
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Lawan and Emenalo, who have been in Kuje Prison since last week, were accused of collecting a bribe of $620,000 from oil magnate and Chairman of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited, Femi Otedola.
However, the fact that he came to the Villa in company with Otedola could raise dust.
Yerima said by isolating Lawan for prosecution and tacitly dumping the House of Reps fuel subsidy probe resolution, the Presidency appeared desperate to tilt both the subsidy scam and bribery scandal in favour of Otedola, described by the statement as the Presidency’s protégé
The presiding judge, Justice M.N. Oniyangi, ordered their remand in prison custody until February 8, 2013 when their plea for bail would be taken
Lawan and Boniface were accused of collecting $3 million bribe from the Chairman of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Limited, Femi Otedola, in the course of their duties in the monitoring of the fuel subsidy regime
Otedola on Thursday filed a N250 billion suit at a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, claiming N250 billion damages from Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal