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  • Nigeria moves to query Siemens on bribery allegations

    Siemens may not be able to bid for telecom projects in Africa any time soon, following a move by Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to invite senior officials of the company in for questioning over an alleged €17.5 million (US$21 million) in bribes to Nigerian government officials.

    Written by Michael Malakata11 June 10 04:33
  • Nigeria asks Germany for info on Siemens bribery case

    Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is asking German authorities for a copy of the sentence a Munich court handed in the case of two former Siemens managers found guilty of bribery to obtain telecom contracts in Nigeria.

    Written by Michael Malakata22 May 10 00:38
  • Corruption charges spur Nigeria to probe sale of Nitel

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has set up a panel to probe the sale of Nitel and its M-tel arm following complaints that the bidding process was manipulated and bribes were offered.

    Written by Michael Malakata18 March 10 04:19