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Eni Accuses Nigeria and US Litigation Funder of ‘Opaque’ Deal

By William Clowes and Alberto Brambilla Italian oil company wants documents from Drumcliffe PartnersEni, Shell are on trial in Milan; Nigeria seeks $1.1 billion Eni SpA is seeking documents from a U.S. investment firm helping Nigeria sue it and Royal Dutch Shell Plc for more than $1 billion over an energy deal at the center of

Malabu Oil Scandal: Nigeria Suffers Setback as UK Court Throws Out Case against Shell, Eni

Summary •Nigeria has lost over $6 billion to the controversial deepwater block OPL 245 deal, popularly known as the Malabu oil and gas scandal •Judge says English court has no jurisdiction •Main OPL 245 trial in Milan against Shell, Eni continues •Proceedings in related case of Nigeria vs JP Morgan continues Jude Johnson

Nigeria Sues Shell, Eni for $1.1bn over malabu oil deal

The Federal Government of Nigeria has filed a $1.1 billion suit against Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Eni SpA and other companies over a 2011 oil deal it says was tainted by corruption. The suit, filed Wednesday in London, alleges that money the companies paid to acquire an oil exploration license in the

Shell, Eni trial over Nigeria kickbacks postponed

A trial for oil giants Eni and Shell over bribery and corruption allegations in the purchase of an offshore oilfield in Nigeria was delayed for two months on Monday. The trial had been set to start in a Milan court, but the judge said that, due to a high number of

Widow Esther Sues Shell For Role in Husband’s Killing

...Babatunde Opalana  A Nigeria widow, Esther Kiobel today sought  justice against one of the world’s biggest oil companies Shell over an alleged role played by the oil giant in the death of her husband. Report by Amnesty International indicated that she has pursued Shell for 22 years, to hold the company accountable