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$1.1bn Malabu oil deal: Reps target funds overseas


Chairman, House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee investigating alleged corruption, malpractices and breach of due process in the award of the controversial OPL 245,  Razak Atunwa, yesterday disclosed that the committee is targeting the recovery  of funds linked to the deal suspected  to be stashed overseas.

This is as Daily Sun learnt that the  minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has been written to appear before the committee on Thursday to explain why the Federal government has failed to take action on the Malabu Oil deal despite the request for Mutual Legal Assistance sent by the office of the Public Prosecutor and received by the Minister of Justice on October 13, 2015 from Italian investigators.

The committee commenced investigation last Wednesday, but adjourned till Tuesday for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Shell to present their submissions.

Daily Sun equally gathered that the majority shareholders of Malabu Oil in a letter to the Speaker of the House, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, dated October 10, 2016, expressing reservations over their not being invited to the investigative hearings by the committee.

The shareholders called on Dogara to ensure the EFCC and the AGF are involved in the investigation by the House.

However,  Atunwa in an interview, said based on information available to the committee, it had become expedient to take a closer look at persons and organisations of interest outside the country.

H said: “We’re also going to pursue the international angle that has currently come to the fore based on further revelations.

“This is because the money stacked in Switzerland is $111 million. There’s $85 million in the United Kingdom, there’s proceedings in US Supreme Court of New York where International Legal Consulting Limited, in an affidavit, deposed to by one Ednan Agaev against Malabu, claimed he is entitled to $65.5 million for services of transferring Malabu’s rights on OPL245 for the sum of $1.1 billion dollars”

The lawmaker explained that the decision of the committee to beam its searchlight beyond Nigeria was “to see how we can recover those ones and who are implicated in the deal from the documents of international prosecutors and how we can recover the money from them.”

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12-year-old boy kills landlady as condition to be initiated into a cult

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A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.


The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and ritualists in the last three weeks, said the teenager confessed that he committed the act because a cult group told him that one of the conditions for initiation was that he must have been involved in a criminal act.

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, comes to Falz defence with regards to statement about glorifying fraudsters

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Nigerian professional footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays as a forward in the Chinese Women’s Super league for Dalian Quanjian F.C., took to her Instagram to express deep concern about how people are now proud to be fraudsters.



In Falz’ defense, she insisted fraudsters shouldn’t be glorified.

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Zimbabwean Church leader in s*x scandal as photos naked photos and sex acts with 33 girls is exposed

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A Zimbabwean church leader, Nyasha Light Nyatsungo is enmeshed in a sex scandal and might also be facing legal action, after his ex-girlfriend flooded social media with his nude photo.
It was gathered that the Nyatsungo allegedly sent a nude picture of his Cape Town based ex–side chick, Shingi Mavenge, to his other girlfriend only identified as Beula who later broadcasted it on social media.
According to H-Metro, in an apparent fit of rage, Mavenge posted a WhatsApp chat she had with Nyatsungo’s wife identified as Nyasha Nhahumbi as well as a group chat with some of her former lover’s concubines.
According to Mavenge, she has gotten information that Nyatsungo has at least 33 girlfriends and has ditched his wife of eight years.
She adds that Nyatsungo bedded a girl who was their neighbour as well.
Mavenge said that the church leader’s wife revealed that they even consulted their local pastor in Mutare who failed in his attempts to mend Nyatsungo’s ways.
According to H-Metro, Nyatsungo, a married father of two, has denied ever circulating the picture, labelling Mavenge as a bitter woman whom he just flirted with on Facebook and nothing more.
“This Nyasha guy must be stopped in his tracks. He is going to pay for all the damage that he has done to me. He was the only one who had that leaked picture and I am shocked why he would forward it to some other girl,” fumed Mavhenge who is working on taking legal action.
“I started dating this guy in 2015 and never knew he was married. He lied.”  fumed Mavenge yesterday.
“That guy is full of lies and at some point, we opened a group chat with his wife and some of his girlfriends. He normally targets single mothers” added Mavenge.
H-Metro was furnished with six other cellphone numbers of his girlfriend that include Fadzai, Mutsa, Essy, Juliana, Barbra among others. Mutsa confirmed she once had a relationship with Nyatsungo have since terminated it since she discovered he was married.
Mavenge confirmed they met once in Johannesburg when she had to fly from Cape Town to meet her man sometime in April.
“That night he didn’t even have money. I had to pay the R800 for the accommodation as he had no money. He wanted to have sex with me but I flatly refused. He even wanted it without protection and I said No. he looked terrible with clothes in a plastic shopping bag. I want to write a letter to Pastor Rex who is the head of (the church) in Harare so that this guy be stopped with his tricks and lies,” added Mavenge.
When contacted over the phone in Mutare Nyatsungo confirmed he knew Mavenge but never had a relationship with her.
“I know her and we once flirted on Facebook. We never had a relationship as she is alleging. I don’t know why she is bitter. I haven’t seen the nude pictures she is talking about but I heard about it from Beula. We live in a democratic country. She can go ahead and sue me if she feels her rights have been infringed upon. All the allegations she is making are false and I don’t know her motive in trying to tarnish my image,” said Nyatsungo.
He said he was still with his wife whose phone rang without response yesterday afternoon. Despite his denials, H-metro was furnished with pictures of Nyatsungo and Mavenge, the time they met in April.

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