Region: Nigeria

Italy court upholds Shell and Eni acquittals in Nigeria bribery case

An appeal court in Milan has upheld a decision to throw out corruption charges against Anglo-Dutch energy company Shell and Italian oil company Eni over an alleged bribery scheme in Nigeria.

19 July 2022

US money transfer business convicted over unchecked foreign transfers

Texas-based remittance company Ping Express has admitted wide-ranging compliance failures on more than $160 million worth of transfers.

08 July 2022

UK court dismisses lawsuit against JPMorgan for processing alleged oilfield bribes

14 June 2022

NCA recovers over $23 million in stolen funds from Nigeria

06 May 2022

DOJ investigates corruption allegations at Norwegian energy company

US authorities have opened an investigation into alleged corruption at Oslo-based energy company PetroNor.

13 April 2022

JPMorgan attacks Nigeria’s case theory in OPL 245 fraud lawsuit

On the final day of a civil trial over JPMorgan’s liability in a Nigerian bribery scandal, the bank said Nigeria’s reluctance to implicate a former president in corruption has hamstrung the case.

07 April 2022

JPMorgan: former president authorised controversial Nigerian oil deal

US lender JPMorgan has denied breaching its duty of care to the Nigerian government by allegedly enabling public officials to pilfer the lion’s share of a $1.3 billion oilfield sale in 2011.

28 February 2022

Nigeria: JPMorgan ignored “glaring” signs of corruption on oil deal

The Nigerian government has accused US lender JPMorgan of breaching its duty of care to the country after $875 million from a lucrative oilfield sale allegedly ended up in the hands of corrupt public officials.

23 February 2022

World Bank debars consultants in Nigeria soil erosion project

The World Bank banned a Nigerian consultancy and its managing director from participating in projects financed by the Bank over corrupt payments made on an environmental project.

23 February 2022

UK to compensate Nigerian people from Amec Foster Wheeler DPA funds

The UK has reached an agreement with the Nigerian government to return £210,000 that the Serious Fraud Office obtained in a recent corruption settlement with oilfield services company Amec Foster Wheeler.

21 February 2022

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