Halliburton

By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 20th, 2012
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By Leonard Karshima Shilgba One of the responsibilities of a president is to inspire their citizens, to give them a reason to look forward to a better life. I watched the presidential media chat on Sunday, November 18, 2012, expecting to get answers from my president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan on certain ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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Abuja — Following the directive by President Goodluck Jonathan that the investigative report into the $180 million Halliburton bribery scandal be re-opened and the major culprits re-arrested, Vanguard gathered that this has resulted in a fall out between two former heads of state and President Jonath...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 29th, 2012
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SOME things are better not said. Nigeria’s attitude to accountability casts slurs on any efforts to fight corruption and the criminalities it sustains. How can $26.5 million (about N4.24 billion) be paid to the Federal Government, and nobody is sure who has the money? Why would it take America&...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2012
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Tribune Where is the $25million plea-bargain money paid by a multi-national company operating in the country and indicted in the monumental Halliburton scandal? This is the riddle security operatives are trying to unravel as they commence investigations into the $25million plea-bargain over the multi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2012
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Perhaps miffed by frequent criticisms that he has not been doing enough in the fight against corruption in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan was on Sunday forced to reply his critics, asserting that nothing so far has shown that he was not committed to the crusade against the cankerworm destro...
By benim
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Feb 15th, 2011
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The Attorney General of the federation, Bello Adoke, has absolved all the former presidents fingered in the infamous Halliburton scandal of any involvement in the $180 million bribe scam. Mr. Adoke said that none of the former heads of state, including Olusegun Obasanjo, profited from the bribes whic...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 13th, 2011
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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency said on Thursday it had arrested 12 oil executives from firms including Noble Corp, Tidewater and Transocean over an alleged $100 million bribery scheme. It said the executives were arrested in a series of raids over the past three days and were being held for questi...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 29th, 2010
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Lawyers and media pundits in Nigeria are accusing the government of acting illegally by agreeing to settle criminal bribery charges against Dick Cheney out of court. Nigeria charged Cheney and applied for an Interpol arrest warrant earlier this month in connection with a $180-million bribery case. Ch...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 21st, 2010
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LAGOS — US oil services group Halliburton agreed to pay Nigeria 35 million dollars to settle a bribery dispute which led to charges being filed against former US vice president Dick Cheney, it said Tuesday. Nigeria had on December 7 filed an indictment against nine people and entities, including Chen...
By benim
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Dec 14th, 2010
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THE Federal Government’s effort at prosecuting former United States Vice President Richard Bruce ‘Dick’ Cheney and other officials of Halliburton paid off, following payment of huge sums of money to the coffers of Nigeria, as Nigeria has reportedly agreed to drop charges against Che...