On 17 August, The Africa report reported that a legal fight in Canada’s courts was sparked by the seizure at Montreal airport of an Isle of Man-registered jet suspected of belonging to former Nigerian oil minister Dan Etete – who is currently on trial for corruption in Italy. Etete is accused of being involved in one of the continent’s biggest corruption scandals: the award in 2011 of $1.3 billion of oil block OPL 245 to the major oil companies Shell and ENI.


Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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