Nigerian Senate to probe Shell over alleged illegal oil lease renewals

Nigeria's Senate has constituted an Ad Hoc Committee to investigate, oil company, Shell Plc over alleged illegal extensions of oil exploration leases.

The Senate said the decision to investigate Shell PLC follows the non-payment of 200 million US dollars accruals from the oil mining lease under its joint venture with state-owned, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC and Illegal renewal of leases by the government's oil ministry and petroleum regulator

WADR's Fatimah Ibrahim reports...

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