Diezani Alison-Madueke Released On Bail

Nigeria’s former petroleum minister Diezani Alison-Madueke has been released on bail after she was arrested on allegations of money laundering in London on Friday, TVC News reports.


Alison-Madueke, who was arrested by the United Kingdom National Crime Agency is however mandated to report at Charing Cross Police Station on Monday after her passport was confiscated.

It is understood that the Seizure Organised Crime Agency within the National Crimes Agency of the UK arrested Alison-Madueke and are probing the allegations against her.

Similarly, operatives of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) were in a massive search of Alison-Madueke’s house in the capital Abuja on Friday.