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Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m

Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m

A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of 2,149 pieces of jewellery and a customised gold iPhone, all valued at $40m, owned by embattled Diezani Alison-Madueke.

The former Minister of Petroleum Resources, has been in the news for corruption charges, and just recently reports that international investigators from the United Kingdom had stormed Nigeria for further investigation.

The presiding judge, Justice Nicholas Oweibo, ordered that the items should be temporarily forfeited to the Federal Government following an ex parte application moved today Friday July 5th by a lawyer for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Rotimi Oyedepo.

The EFCC in its application before the court, said that it found and recovered the jewellery and the customised gold iPhone which it believes was acquired with “proceeds of unlawful activities.”

EFCC has released photos of some pieces of jewelry and a customized gold iphone all valued at $40m belonging to Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources.

See photos below.

Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m
Court Orders forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's jewelry, gold iPhone worth $40m