Monday, September 2nd, 2019

The African Energy Chamber Debunks the Senegalese USD$10 Billion Scandal that Never Was
Johannesburg, July 29th, 2019: The oil and gas industry is well known for being a very capital-intensive industry. The likes of BP, Exxon-Mobil, Saudi Aramco or Shell, routinely make the top-ten of the world’s largest companies by revenue, and the figures can be so strikingly large as to cause confusion from the point of view - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal.
Last week, a commercial court in the United Kingdom gave reason to a claim by engineering company Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID), which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal. The decision follows a 2017 arbitration award and turns it into a legal judgement, which could allow P&ID - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Nigeria is a natural gas nation
By Onome Amawhe A leading energy lawyer, NJ Ayuk has a keen understanding of the commercial objectives of his clients, which he uses to pursue successful outcomes vigorously. This African dude practises exclusively corporate and commercial law, particularly on transactions involving structuring, negotiation and implementation of petroleum, mining, LNG, and other natural resources. He has - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

How can African countries achieve effective development without over dependence on oil
Effective development of African countries without over dependence on oil. The debate has been raising eyebrows in recent months. The issue was recently raised during the CEMAC extraordinary heads of states summit held in Chad. In the following report, NJ Ayuk , an Energy lawyer and the CEO of Centurion Law Group take a look - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Introducing Centurion Law Group
Centurion Law Group is a pan-African corporate law conglomerate. Operating at the cutting edge of business practices today, Centurion stands ready to provide outsourced legal representation and a full suite of legal services to new, expanding and established corporations. Learn about Centurion from our team of accomplished attorneys and advisors at our Malabo office.
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

OPINION: Nigeria could be the continent’s gas powerhouse
JOHANNESBURG – Nigeria’s long-standing fight against gas flaring is showing progress, but its leaders must be strong enough to defend the future of the country and its citizens. When, in November 2017, Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, the Nigerian Minister of State Petroleum Resources, stated in an interview with the Financial Times that Nigeria was “really a - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Letter of NJ Ayuk, chair Africa Now Foundation to the Bishop of Mamfe
Dear Bishop Nkea, Each day’s news bring new stories of the desperate – and all too often deadly – plight of refugees in Manyu Division. Showing images convey to us that the current stalemate between government and those seeking justice for their communities. I listened to your recent interview where you spoke of the pain - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

LEAPING BACKWARDS INTO DARKNESS
As the Trump Administration backs out of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the fight against corruption in the hydrocarbons industry loses an important ally. By NJ Ayuk and João Gaspar Marques Co-Authors of Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, co-written with João Marques November started with a loss for the - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Interview: ‘We have to use the oil to transform Africa’
In a new book, leading African energy lawyer NJ Ayuk examines how the oil and gas industry could help Africa to peace and prosperity. Some of his assertions are controversial. DW: It’s often said that Africa suffers from a resource curse. Economic experts say African countries shouldn’t just concentrate on developing their natural resources but - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

African Lawyers becoming creative
By Onome Amawhe A leading corporate lawyer, NJ Ayuk has a keen understanding of the commercial objectives of his clients, which he uses to pursue vigorously successful outcomes.  This African dude practices exclusively corporate and commercial law, particularly on transactions involving structuring, negotiation and implementation of petroleum, mining, LNG, and other natural resource. He has - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

“avec Big Barrels, j’ai voulu raconter notre histoire”
NJ Ayuk, PDG de Centurion Law Group: “si nous ne racontons pas notre histoire, les autres la feront à notre place” Le livre “Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity” écrit par  Nj Ayuk et João Marques constitue la grosse sensation de l’été africain des matières premières. En connaisseur, l’avocat qui - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

“In my book Big Barrels, I wanted to tell our story …”
NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group The book “Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity” written by Nj Ayuk and João Marques is the big sensation of the African summer of raw materials. The  lawyer who accompanied Equatorial Guinea in his OPEC accession process approached the hydrocarbon sector by relying - Read More
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Monday, January 14th, 2019

How German firms can tap into Africa’s diversification drive
NJ Ayuk While recent years have seen renewed interest from German companies to do business with Africa, the continent currently accounts for only about 2% of their overseas business. We talk to NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group and a speaker at the upcoming Germany-Africa Business Forum, about how Germany can take greater advantage - Read More
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