Tag archive for ‘Shell’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, May 19th, 2017
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Malabu Oil Deal: Shell stalls trial

By Toyin Akinfolajimi A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday could not go on with the scheduled hearing of the preliminary objections to the suit filed by Malabu Oil and Gas Limited against the Federal Government. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 17th, 2017
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Malabu Oil Deal: Shell, Agip floor EFCC as court vacates forfeiture order on OPL 245

  The court set aside the temporary forfeiture order on OPL 245 on the account that the order was irregularly made since the application by EFCC itself was irregularly filed. A Federal High Court sitting in More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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Malabu Oil Fraud: FG begins Adoke’s trial

Files fresh charge against Shell, ENI, 8 others The Federal Government on Thursday lodged a fresh charge against the immediate past Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Mohammed Adoke (SAN) and two multinational More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Malabu Oil Block: Court rules on requests by Shell, Agip, to upturn forfeiture order March 13

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday fixed March 13 for ruling on two separate requests by Shell Nigerian Exploration and Production Company and Nigerian Agip Exploration Limited seeking to set aside More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
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Malabo Oil Scam: Shell, Agip ask court to nullify forfeiture order

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Nigeria Agip Exploration have asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to discharge the order of forfeiture on OPL 245 granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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UK court blocks Niger Delta pollution claims against Shell

A British court on Thursday threw out a request by over 40,000 Niger Delta residents to sue and claim damages against the Anglo-Dutch oil giant Shell in a case of oil spills in the region. That was after the  court More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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UK court rules on Shell, Niger Delta communities’ feud Thursday

Barring any last minute hitch, a United Kingdom High Court is scheduled to rule Thursday on whether two Niger Delta communities whose environment and means of livelihood were destroyed by oil spills can ventilate More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, January 8th, 2017
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Oil Spill in Nigeria: UK Court set to rule on jurisdiction to hear suit by Nigerians against Shell

A London court is scheduled to pronounce on a fundamental legal issue relating to whether or not it has jurisdiction to adjudicate on disputes arising from Nigeria between any multi-national firm and Nigerians. The More...