Feb 15th, 2011
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...
Dec 12th, 2010
Pfizer hired investigators to dig up dirt on Nigeria’s then-attorney general early last year in an effort to pressure him to drop a $6 billion lawsuit against the company, according to a classified U.S. diplomatic cable. The high-profile litigation, which stemmed from a 1996 drug experiment con...
Dec 10th, 2010
U.S. drugmaker Pfizer hired investigators to find evidence of corruption against Nigeria’s attorney general to convince him to drop legal action against the company over a drug trial involving children, the Guardian newspaper reported, citing U.S. diplomatic cables made public by WikiLeaks. Nig...