International Thief Thief
British high street banks accepted millions of pounds in deposits from corrupt Nigerian politicians, raising serious questions about their commitment to tackling financial crime.
Oil, Gas & MiningReport
Emails show senior executives at world’s fifth largest company knowingly took part in a vast bribery scheme that robbed the Nigerian people of $1.1billion.
Oil, Gas & MiningBriefing
Revenue disclosure laws – Cardin-Lugar and the global transparency standard
Global movement to end the corruption that blights resource-rich countries is gathering pace.
Oil, Gas & Mining, Corruption & Money LaunderingPress release
Nigerian authorities bring money laundering charges against former Nigerian Oil minister Etete and former Justice Minister Adoke over OPL 245 oil deal
The former Nigerian Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke and former Minister of Petroleum, Dan Etete have been charged with money laundering in a case that centres on the 2011 sale of the Nigerian oil license OPL 245
Blog post / 5 de Marzo de 2018
Shell and Eni go to trial: a new chapter opens
We were present at the opening of one of the largest corporate bribery trials in history. Lawyers for Shell, Eni and their executives appeared in court for a deal that robbed at least $1.1 billion from the Nigerian people.
Press release / 22 de Diciembre de 2017
Nigeria files billion-dollar claim against JP Morgan over Shell and Eni 2011 oil deal
The Federal Republic of Nigeria has issued a billion-dollar lawsuit in the English High Court against JP Morgan, the bank which handled the transfer of $1.1 billion from Shell and Eni to the former Nigerian oil minister Dan Etete’s company Malabu Oil and Gas.
Press release / 15 de Diciembre de 2017
We Condemn the Attempted Assassination of Nigeria’s EFCC Acting Chair Magu
We the undersigned condemn the cowardly armed attack and apparent assassination attempt against Mr Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chair of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Press release / 15 de Octubre de 2017
Shell executives charged in lead up to landmark trial over billion dollar Nigerian bribery scheme
Senior Royal Dutch Shell executives have been charged in Italy for their role in a vast bribery scheme that deprived the Nigerian people of over a billion dollars, the Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed.
Blog post / 13 de Abril de 2017
We exposed what Shell knew. Here’s what happened next.
We’ve been working for six years to expose the truth behind Shell and their Italian oil partner Eni’s involvement in the murky deal for Nigeria’s OPL 245 oil block. Here’s a roundup of all the developments since our explosive new revelations this week.
Press release / 10 de Abril de 2017
New Global Witness bribery scheme revelations force Shell to admit it knew payments would go to convicted money launderer
Yesterday Global Witness and Finance Uncovered exposed leaked emails that revealed Shell knowingly participated in a vast bribery scheme for one of Africa’s most valuable oil blocks, which deprived Nigeria and its people of $1.1billion. For six years, Shell has consistently denied any wrong-doing, saying it only paid the Nigerian government. Today, Shell shifted its position.