OPL 212: S/Court Directs NNPC To Pay N8.14 billion in damages to BCE

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was on Tuesday ordered by the Supreme Court to pay $22.6 million (N8.1billion) in damages to BCE Consulting Engineers over a failed Consultancy Service Contract. The judgment is in line with the Court’s earlier pfonnouncement on the matter. The NNPC through its counsel approached the Supreme Court, seeking a review of the July 5 judgment over an alleged error of facts. Judicial Review is a procedure provided under the Supreme Court Civil Procedure Rules for review of extant judgements, on which basis the counsel…

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