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Ex-Minister Adoke to be Probed Over $6m No-Trial Deal

Former Justice Minister, Mohammed Adoke is to be probed over a suspected fraudulent deal he signed with a firm, Punch reports.

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, directed the EFCC to probe the circumstances surrounding the deal reached by Adoke not to prosecute a firm, Tidex Nigeria Limited, suspected of an alleged crime.

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The directive by the AGF to the EFCC was informed by a petition written by an Abuja-based lawyer, Mr. Max Ogar, who alleged that Adoke as the then AGF in 2011, exempted Tidex, otherwise known as Tidewaters, from prosecution after committing an offence of “importing toxins into the country”.

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