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Nigeria can plead fraud case against arbitration award

By Cosmo Sanderson

07 September 2020

Nigeria can plead fraud case against arbitration award

The Commercial Court in London has ruled that Nigeria can pursue a late challenge to a $10 billion arbitration award over a failed gas project, ruling there is a “strong prima facie case” that it was tainted by corruption, perjury and dishonest conduct.