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Diezani Allison-Madueke

Date of Birth: 06/12/1960
Place of Birth: Port Harcourt, Rivers State


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Follow the money

The leak from an Italian government investigation of ENI (Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi) reveals that ENI officials made direct contact with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his then Oil and Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke, to break the logjam over the contentious OPL 245...


Oil, the political lubricant

When asked two years ago about the report's findings, Diezani Allison-Madueke, Oil Minister and Jonathan's close ally, said she would question some figures and assumptions...


Jonathan faces the north

The announcement this week that Diezani Allison-Madueke, the seemingly immoveable Petroleum Minister and close presidential ally, is to seek election as Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries was seen by oil company executives as a sign that Jonathan is planning to throw in the towel...

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Oil theft row escalates

Those revelations and the failure of Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, a close ally of Jonathan’s, to give a credible response to accusations of gross mismanagement and illegality, sent investors into a spin...

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Data battles in Abuja

The Central Bank figures suggested that as much as a third of that had not been transferred to it, as legally required, from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), which comes under the control of Diezani Allison-Madueke, the Oil Minister and close ally of Jonathan’s...


Goodluck Jonathan loses the numbers game

Jonathan is losing the financial numbers game as well: the quarrel over how much revenue the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, under the control of Presidential ally Diezani Allison-Madueke, owes the Central Bank of Nigeria...


Presidential letter bombs

A retired general chuckled at a story circulating in Abuja that a colleague, who had been one of Jonathan’s early supporters when he was doing battle as Vice-President with the Yar’Adua family, recently told the President: ‘There are five presidents in this country: your wife (Patience Jonathan), the Petroleum Minister (Diezani Allison-Madueke), the Aviation Minister (Princess Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi), the Finance Minister (Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala) and you...


The fire in Jonathan's backyard

Now, President Goodluck Jonathan (from Bayelsa State in the Delta) and Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke (from neighbouring Rivers State) are struggling to limit the damage of catastrophic revenue losses in the industry which generates 90% of foreign exchange earnings...


Politics versus the budget

When Okonjo-Iweala points out that Nigeria is losing as much as 400,000 bpd of oil production, there is no reaction from Petroleum Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke, an ally so close to President Jonathan that she is deemed unsackable...


No visible means of support

Aig-Imoukhuede is one of the business operators closest to Jonathan and to Oil Minister Diezani Allison-Madueke...


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