Lawyers suffered ‘interference’ from Nigerian officials after their government lost billions in compensation claim

Lawyers fighting to secure £8 billion in compensation from the Nigerian government have been subjected to ‘interference,’ the High Court heard today. (Fri) Five years ago Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID) won the award after the illegal cancellation of a gas processing contract. It was one of the largest claims ever won against the government of Nigeria, which is mired in allegations of corruption and nepotism. The Nigerian government is appealing against the decision and have now claimed themselves…

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