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Entries in Nigeria (194)

Wednesday
Mar272013

Zambia ex-president arrested

Rupiah Bwezani Banda, 76, says his opponents are on a political witch hunt (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Former Zambian leader Rupiah Banda has been arrested and charged with abuse of power over a controversial oil deal.

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Friday
Feb222013

KBR's clean bill of compliance health

Houston-based KBR said in an SEC filing this week that its compliance monitor 'has certified that KBR's current anti-corruption compliance program is appropriately designed and implemented to ensure compliance with the FCPA and other applicable anti-corruption laws.'

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Thursday
Feb212013

Nabors wins declination

Oil services firm Nabors Industries Ltd. said Wednesday the DOJ won't bring an FCPA enforcement action after an investigation first launched more than five years ago.

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Wednesday
Feb202013

Global Contagion Report: Zenon

Country: Nigeria

Company Involved: Zenon

Industry: Oil & Gas

Industry Subsector: Exploration

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Monday
Feb182013

Global Contagion Report: Securency International

Country: Nigeria

Company Involved: Securency International

Industry: Consumer Services

Industry Subsector: Printing

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Friday
Feb082013

Eni chief investigated in Algeria bribe case

The CEO of Italian energy giant Eni SpA  is under investigation by Italian authorities for bribes allegedly paid in Algeria by its subsidiary Saipem SpA.

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Friday
Feb012013

Paris court sentences two former Technip execs for Nigeria bribes

Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.

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Wednesday
Dec192012

Corruption by the barrel: oil and graft

The top 20 oil producing nations have an average rank on the corruption perceptions index of 90 -- just into the bottom half.

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Tuesday
Dec182012

Four charged in U.K. for Nigeria bribes

The U.K. Serious Fraud Office said Monday that three men and a woman were charged in Westminster Magistrates' Court with two counts of conspiracy to corrupt. 

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Wednesday
Dec122012

SEC case against Noble execs survives motion to dismiss

The SEC got the green light this week from a federal judge to charge two former Noble executives with FCPA-related offenses they committed after February 2007.

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