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Lagos — Two multi-million-dollar penthouses belonging to Nigeria’s former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke have been seized as part of corruption investigations. On Tuesday, a judge at the Federal high court in Lagos ordered the apartments to be forfeited to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission until the probe was concluded. Alison-Madueke, who served under former president Goodluck Jonathan until 2015, is at the centre of money-laundering and bribery enquiries in several countries. She was arrested in London in October 2015 as part of a British investigation into international corruption, and remains on bail. Alison-Madueke is one of the highest-profile figures from the former administration being targeted as part of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive. Judge Mojisola Olatoregun was told the properties in question were in the Banana Island gated community and Admiralty Estate area of the city. They had a combined value of $4.76m. The commission investigati...

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