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Supreme Court resolves 17 oil wells ownership tussle in favour of Rivers

The Supreme Court on Friday in Abuja resolved the ownership dispute of 17 oil wells in favour of Rivers State.

In a landmark judgment prepared by Justice Heleen Ogunwumiju but delivered by Justice Emmanuel Agim, the apex court dismissed the counterclaim ownership put forward by the Imo State Government.

The oil wells are located in the territory of Rivers and Imo states.

The apex court had on February 7, 2022 fixed Friday to deliver judgement after taking arguments from lawyers involved in the oil wells’ ownership tussle after the adoption of final written addresses.

At the time of this report, detailed judgment was yet to be made available to parties in the dispute.

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