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Nigeria's former oil minister faces charges only at home but her name crops up in a growing number of international cases that lift the lid on the scale of alleged corruption in the country's oil sector.Alison-Madueke served under President Goodluck Jonathan from 2010 to 2015 and was Nigeria's first female minister of petroleum resources.In one case heard in Nigeria in February, Alison-Madueke was accused of diverting some $153 million from the NNPC coffers.Wednesday, another judge ordered the forfeiture of Alison-Madueke's $37.5 million luxury Lagos property, saying it was purchased with ill-gotten funds.Meanwhile, Italian prosecutors allege that she and Jonathan received kickbacks from oil majors ENI and Shell as part of a $1.3-billion deal for an offshore oil block in Nigeria.
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