Company Involved: Zenon
Industry: Oil & Gas
Industry Subsector: Exploration
Officials Involved: Farouk Lawan, MP; Emenalo Boniface, MP
Enforcement Action: Charge
Summary: Farouk Lawan allegedly solicited a $3 million bribe from oil tycoon Femi Otedola to drop Otedola’s company, Zenon, from a parliamentary inquiry into a fuel subsidy scam thought to have cost Nigeria $6.8 billion. Lawan allegedly collected $500,000 from Otedola. Emenalo Boniface was also charged with corruption for accepting $120,000 from Otedola.