Nigeria: Leaked report exposes corruption, scams

Issue 242 - 01 Nov 2012
A report prepared by the Petroleum Revenue Special Taskforce was leaked to the press in late October, claiming that $29bn has been swallowed by a natural gas price-fixing scam – allegedly involving Total, Eni, Royal Dutch Shell and state officials – while $6bn/yr was said to go missing annually due to oil theft. Oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke declined to comment on the report.

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