Italian prosecutors claim that nearly $1.1 billion was stolen by Nigerian politicians.
Shell has prepared its staff for what might be a long legal battle in Italy.
An Italian Judge has sentenced two middlemen found guilty of corruption offences relating to Shell and Eni.
Malabu acquired the block from the Federal Government in 1998 for $20 million dollars.
Executives of oil giants Royal Dutch Shell and Eni, are currently facing trial in Italy over the $1.1 billion Malabu affair. An Italian court today postponed...