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Gunvor execs named in Congo corruption case hit by new scandal
A former employee of Swiss trader Gunvor admitted in early April that he paid nearly $22m in bribes to Ecuadorian officials between 2012 and 2019 to win contracts with the state-run oil company. He was working under the supervision of executives who were already in their jobs when a similar case occurred in 2012 in Congo and Ivory Coast. [...]
Dangote scores win against football chief Andrew Kamanga
Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote's firm has won an appeal against Enfin, the company that introduced it to the Zambian authorities and claimed it was owed unpaid fees. Enfin was founded by Andrew Kamanga, who recently renewed his term as president of the Football Association of Zambia. [...]
The ghost of Enron returns to haunt yacht once owned by former oil minister Alison-Madueke's trader pals
The Galactica Star super-yacht was a symbol of the excesses of former Nigerian oil minister Alison-Madueke, who Nigeria is trying to have extradited from London. It is now at the heart of a battle between Washington, Abuja and a surprise ghost from the past, former Enron group subsidiary Enron Nigeria Power Holdings. [...]
2019 election: Buhari rewards supporters with crude
A list of Nigerian marketers selected to sell NNPC crude has leaked. Although Buhari hasn't given his final go-ahead for the list, which could see a few changes beforehand, it does give an idea of who his supporters are as the electoral campaigning steps up a notch. [...]
Who are the lucky winners in swap contract lottery?
Largely unnoticed in Nigeria where the media and politicians are riveted on the presidential election on Feb. 14, a unit of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp (NNPC), Pipelines and Product Marketing Co (PPMC) renewed swap contracts in early January that [. [...]