Brendan Cahill

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The case centres on a 2010 deal between Nigeria and P&ID to build a gas refinery there. File photograph: Getty

A Nigerian government official says he received a $50,000 (€42,000) cash “gift” stuffed in a black bag from representatives of an Irish-owned company (...)

A picture of a gas pipeline. Nigeria is in dispute with a company backed by two Irish businessmen over a gas-supply contract dating back to 2010. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Nigeria’s government is in a London court to ask for more time to appeal a $9.6 billion (€8.8 billion) arbitration award, an amount that is more than (...)

In January 2010, two Irish businessmen secured a 20-year contract to turn Nigeria’s vast gas reserves into power. But the government never built a pro(...)

One of the only ways to overturn the award now worth more than $9 billion is to prove fraud or corruption in the foundation of the contract, legal experts said. Photograph: iStock

Lawyers for the Nigerian government on Friday filed “new and substantive” allegations of fraud with a British court in its ongoing fight against an ar(...)

The dispute with Nigeria relates to a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas-processing plant. Photograph: iStock

The Nigerian government on Thursday placed a bank guarantee of $200 million (€182 million) with the high court in London to secure a stay on asset sei(...)

The dispute with Nigeria relates to a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas-processing plant. Photograph: iStock

Nigeria has lodged an appeal against an order to pay $200 million (€181 million) to a British court for a stay on asset seizures while it challenges a(...)

The Dylan Hotel in Dublin. “New hotels facilitate the expansion of the tourism industry, one of the purest export industries we have.”

Hotels are in the dog house in Dublin. The city’s councillors have decided to limit their development in a populist vote called on the back of the cl(...)

The judge granted Nigeria’s request for a stay on any asset seizures while its legal challenge is pending. Photograph: iStock

An Irish-backed company says the Nigerian government will have to “put its money where its mouth is if it wants to avoid immediate seizure of assets”.(...)

Nigeria is embroiled in a fight with Process & Industrial Developments (P&ID), which was founded by Irish investors Michael Quinn and Brendan Cahill, over a failed 2010 deal to develop a gas processing plant. Photograph: iStock

Irish authorities and AIB are being drawn into a high-profile international legal dispute between Nigeria and a company founded by Irish investors tha(...)

 Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari this week ordered the country’s financial police to investigate the circumstances of the original deal. Photograph:  Ben Curtis/AP

An Irish-backed company that has won a $9.6 billion (€8.7 billion) UK court judgment against the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal has allege(...)

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