EFCC Declares Nigeria Businessman, Benedict Peters Wanted

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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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