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Judges refuse to throw out Nigeria’s civil claims against JPMorgan

By Sam Fry

08 October 2019

Judges refuse to throw out Nigeria’s civil claims against JPMorgan Oil rig on the sea with approaching tanker ship (Credit: Credit: iStock.com/gremlin)

The government of Nigeria can continue a civil claim against JPMorgan for facilitating payments of $875 million that the country says were pocketed by corrupt officials, after a UK court decision.