Issue Description

The total gas royalty underpayment is US$19.988million.  The companies involved are;

NPDC- US$11.585million

ND Western- US$6.595million

Frontier - US$1.807million

Neiti Recommendations

DPR should follow up and recover the outstanding sum of US$19.988million from NPDC, ND Western and Frontier.

Status Implementation

A total payment of US$26.631million relating to prior year was made. This was higher than the established liability of US$19.988million because of some overdue payments related to the period before 2016 which was not included in the assessment made in the 2016 report.

Issue Status



Accountable for Remedial Issue


The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) Ltd is a fully-owned subsidiary of the Nigeria...

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ND Western

ND Western Limited ("ND Western") is an independent Nigerian oil and gas exploration and product...

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Accountable for Remedial Action


The Department of Petroleum Resource (DPR) is a department under the Federal Ministry of Petrole...

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The mandate of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is derived from the 1958 Act of...

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