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Entries in Nigeria (194)

Thursday
Sep192013

Africa nations shut down tainted China telecoms deals

The Zambia government has terminated a $210 million closed circuit television camera contract with China's ZTE because of alleged corruption.

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Tuesday
Sep172013

‘They followed the leader into FCPA oblivion’

The only U.S.-headquartered company now on the FCPA top ten list is KBR (and its former parent, Halliburton). It landed second after paying $579 million in 2009 to settle an enforcement action for its role in the so-called TSKJ Nigeria consortium.

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Monday
Sep162013

Healing the East Africa resource curse

There's no silver bullet to overcome the natural resource curse that haunts much of the globe. But countries in East Africa, the region I am most familiar with, can take several practical and affordable steps to exploit resources in ways that will benefit citizens and put realistic development goals within reach.

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Friday
Sep062013

Corruption makes buildings fall down

Buildings are collapsing in Lagos, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Kaduna, Kano and other Nigerian cities.

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Thursday
Jul252013

UK police investigating Shell, ENI Nigeria deal

Allegations that more than a billion dollars paid to the Nigerian government ended up with a company controlled by a former Nigerian oil minister have triggered a money-laundering investigation in the UK, according to a report Wednesday from Reuters.

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Wednesday
Jul172013

Nigeria gift-giving laws

Here's a summary from ethiXbase of the gift-giving rules for public employees in Nigeria:

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Monday
May062013

Novak jailed in Willbros case

A former consultant for pipeline contractor Willbros International Inc. was sentenced Friday for his role in a scheme to pay more than $6 million in bribes to government and political party officials in Nigeria.

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Friday
Apr192013

Execs see Africa opportunities, but risks too

FCPA Blog-sponsor AlixPartners teamed with Dentons to survey multinational companies about their current and future business objectives in Africa.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Parker Drilling in $15.85 million settlement

Houston-based Parker Drilling Company resolved Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges Tuesday for bribes paid to Nigerian officials through an agent to circumvent customs and tax laws.

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Tuesday
Apr162013

Wal-Mart’s Victims Part II: The Discourse of White-Collar Crime

The Siemens enforcement action is a powerful example of what FCPA enforcement is today . . . and what it is not.

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