Nigeria lays gigantic tax claim on oil companies

Nigerian authorities are demanding taxes for a total of USD 20 billion from a series of foreign oil companies operating in the country. These companies include Equinor, Shell and Total.

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USD 20 million. That is the total tax claim Nigerian authorities are demanding from international oil companies, Reuters reports.

The oil companies include Equinor, Shell, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Eni and Total – all of which have received tax claims from Nigeria, which has the largest oil reserves in Africa and is the largest economy on the continent.

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