PIB passage tipped before 2015

Contrary to expectations, the passage of long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, may be stretched to before 2015. Ironically, earlier promises made by various arms...

FG mulls new law on piracy and robbery at sea

The Federal Government has commenced the enactment  of new laws that will  checkmate the activities of pirate attacks and related crimes against ships at...

FG gives nod on law against maritime piracy

Fresh indication emerged on the move by the federal government of Nigeria to propose a bill to the national assembly that will address maritime...

N1.1bn subsidy scam: Court dismisses Alao’s suit

Justice Lateefa Okunnu of an Ikeja High Court, yesterday, dismissed the application filed by Abdullahi Alao, son of an Ibadan-based businessman, Alhaji Abdullazeez Arisekola-Alao,...

PIB: Govt may trim involvement in petroleum sector with key exemptions

The exemption of key institutions from two major Acts of government meant to promote prudent management of Nigeria’s resources in the redrafted Petroleum Industry...

Nigerian villagers lose lawsuit against an oil giant

In a stunning and dramatic legal ruling that echoed from the serene court chambers in the Netherlands to the heart of rural Niger Delta...

Subsidy fraud: EFCC insists oil marketer, Jubril, did not import fuel

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday claimed that an oil marketer, Rowaye Jubril, did not import the petroleum products for which he...

Court assumes jurisdiction to hear N5bn suit against Total

The National Industrial Court, (NIC) has dismissed a preliminary objection filed by oil company, Total E&P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) challenging the jurisdiction of the...

Subsidy fraud – Court orders arrest of two oil marketers

An Ikeja High Court on Tuesday issued a bench warrant on two oil marketers, Opeyemi Ajuyah and Olarenwaju Olalusi, for failing to attend their...

English court lacks jurisdiction, Ibori’s defence tells court

The former Governor of Delta State, Chief James Ibori, has told the Southwark Crown Court in London that the British court system lacks the...

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