Court declines to stop FG from auctioning 10 Marginal Oil Fields

A Federal High Court, Lagos presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke has refused to stop the federal government from auctioning 10 revoked Marginal Oil Fields, by dismissing an application for interlocutory injunction filed by the Operators. Justice Aneke dismissed the application for orders of interlocutory injunction on Friday July 24 while delivering ruling on the application filed by the Marginal Oil Field Operators against the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and the Director, Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Engineer Auwalu Sarki, who were the Defendants, on…

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Court set aside order restraining FG from withdrawing marginal oil field licenses 

A Federal High Court, Lagos, today, set-aside its earlier order restraining the federal government from withdrawing licenses from 10 Marginal Oil Field Operators. The court presided over by Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, set-aside the restraining order, while delivering ruling in a motion brought before it by the Ministry of Petroleum and Engineer Auwaul Sarki, a director in the Department Petroleum Resources (DPR), on the ground that they were not properly served with the court processes. The court presided over Justice Aneke, had on June 3, restrained the federal government through the…

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Court fixes July 10, for ruling on marginal oil field operators, DPR suit

Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Lagos Federal High Court, Lagos, today, fixed July 10, 2020, for ruling on the Ministry of Petroleum and Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) application, seeking to set aside an order of the court restraining them from withdrawing the license issued to 10 Marginal Oil Field operators. Justice Aneke fixed the date, after taking arguments from the both counsel to the Ministry of Petroleum and Engineer Auwalu Sarki, a director in DPR, the first and third respondents and 10 Marginal Field Operators, the applicants in the…

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