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OPL 245: Russia urges Italy to drop bribery charges against envoy

OPL 245: Russia urges Italy to drop bribery charges against envoy

Russia has asked Italy to drop charges against a former ambassador caught up in Nigeria’s OPL 245 oilfield corruption case, legal documents showed on Wednesday. A...

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OPL 245: Shell warns staff of prolonged corruption trial

Royal Dutch Shell sees a landmark corruption trial over Nigeria’s OPL 245 offshore oilfield deal to last many months. The company has warned staff of continued...

Shell-and-Eni

CSO demands seizure of Shell-Eni oil block

The Federal High Court of Nigeria will on Tuesday hear a case to compel the Federal Government to acquire Operating Production Licence (OPL) 245, one of Nigeria’s most...

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke

Court clears Adoke on Malabu oil deal

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Friday ruled that Former Attorney-General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, acted within the law and cannot be held liable for...

JP Morgan Asset Management

We knew Etete would benefit from OPL 245 deal – JP Morgan

JP Morgan Chase has acknowledged it knew a former Nigerian oil minister, Dan Etete, convicted of money laundering was a beneficiary when it transferred over $800 million...

Shell-and-Eni

Shell, Eni preempt U.S. probe over OPL 245 with filings

Oil giants, Royal Dutch Shell and Eni, have voluntarily filed to U.S. authorities’ internal probes into how they acquired a giant field in Nigeria as the companies...

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OPL 245: We’re finding it difficult to arrest Adoke, others- FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said it was finding it hard to extradite the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed...

Federal High Court, Abuja

OPL 245: Court strikes out EFCC from Malabu oil suit

Justice John Tsoho of the Federal High Court, sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, granted a preliminary objection made by the Economic and...

Oil marketers docked for $8.4m AGO fraud

OPL 245: Court adjourns case until April 23

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Tuesday, adjourned all three suit relating to the alleged Malabu Oil $1.1billion until April 23. In one of the suits, the...

Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami

OPL 245: Adoke’s suit can’t shield him from prosecution- AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice,  Abubakar Malami (SAN), has insisted that Mohammed Adoke (SAN), must face trial for alleged crimes...

JP Morgan Asset Management

FG sues JP Morgan for $875 million over Malabu oilfield deal

The Federal Government has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011...

Shell-and-Eni

Italy judge orders Shell, Eni to stand trial on alleged corruption in Nigeria

An Italian judge has ordered Royal Dutch Shell and Eni to stand trial over alleged corruption in Nigeria with the CEO of Eni among past and present managers involved,...