Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Ex-Petroleum Minister

In News 2020-01-30 13:29:58
Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Ex-Petroleum Minister
Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Ex-Petroleum Minister

By Olamide Fadoju

 

 

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has issued a warrant for the arrest of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dauzia Loya (Dan) Etete and two others over alleged involvement in $1.1billion Malabu Oil scam.

 

The presiding judge, Justice Abubakar Kutigi ordered that they be arrested after an application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), was brought before him.

 

Etete was a former Minister of Petroleum under military dictator General Sani Abacha from 1995 to1998.



The court also ordered the arrest of  Munamuna Seidougha and Amaran Joseph.