Femi Otedola

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Sep 4th, 2013
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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenges and controversy Martin Luther King Jr Fejiro Oliver Fellow Countrymen; it’s with deep sense of patriotism that I make this speech tonight. You will recall that when I was made the ac...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Leadership Months after the embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Education and chairman of the ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy, Farouk Lawan, was suspended as chairman of both committees for alleged involvement in bribery, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tamb...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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FORMER President Olusegun Obasanjo Sunday visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The visit was an obvious rapprochement between President Goodluck Jonathan and Obasanjo, who has repeatedly not been happy with the President’s handling of state affairs. Obasanjo was in the State House Aso Rock Chapel o...
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Feb 1st, 2013
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The former chairman of the House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on the oil subsidy regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, has been remanded in prison for one week by an Abuja High Court for allegedly demanding and obtaining bribe. Mr. Lawan and the committee’s secretary, Mr Boniface Emenalo were on Friday arr...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 15th, 2012
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President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said there was no truth in widespread insinuation that his government was orchestrating the $620,000 bribery scandal involving the Chairman of the House of Representatives’ ad hoc committee on the fuel subsidy, Mr. Farouk Lawan, and an oil businessman, Mr. Femi...
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Jun 15th, 2012
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LAGOS — Chairman of the House of Representatives ad-hoc committee on fuel subsidy management, Hon. Farouk Lawan who is at the centre of the $3million bribe to clear indicted oil companies, was detained last night by the police. Rep Lawan who voluntarily reported to the CP Ali Amodu-led police Special...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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By Nana Gwadabe June 12th, 2012 by Japh – You already know the side of the story that says Femi Otedola gave Farouk Lawan $620,000 and that bit is very much true. Below is the part of the drama that has been curiously left out of this whole national mess. You must pay attention to […]...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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by Leadership Editorial Anti-graft agencies now have another opportunity to prove that Nigeria is not yet “a paradise for maggots” (the title of a new book on Nuhu Ribadu, EFCC’s first chairman) by getting all the actors (and actresses) in the latest corruption scandals prosecuted in good time. After...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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As Police investigations into the $620, 000 bribe money allegedly collected by the Chairman of House of Representative probe committee on oil Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan continues, Vanguard can report authoritatively that Police authorities have tagged Hon. Lawan as the ‘Prime Suspect’ in the bribery ...
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Jun 12th, 2012
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Chairman, House of Representatives Ad hoc Committee Monitoring the Fuel Subsidy, Hon. Farouk Lawan, sang a different tune Monday over his role in the allegation that he collected $620,000 from the Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas, Mr. Femi Otedola, to doctor the panel’s report. Lawan, who had hith...