EFCC Declares Nigeria Businessman, Benedict Peters Wanted


The Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, has officially declared businessman and managing director of Aiteo Group, Mr. Benedict Peters wanted in connection with a case of criminal conspiracy, diversion of funds and money laundering.

SaharaReportes has earlier reported about his alleged role in the $115m (N23bn) bribe given to officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 election.

Born in December 1966, Mr. Peters is a native of Abakiliki LGA of Ebonyi state.
His company acquired an 85 percent stake in the OML 29 block from Shell for $2.56 billion.


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