EXXON MOBIL CORPORATION 5959 LAS CONILAS BOULEVARD IRVING TEXAS (USA)
ARCHIANGA (JP) & ORS
PAUL ADAMU GALINJE, JSC (DELIVERING THE LEADING JUDGMENT): The 1st to 10th Respondents herein by a writ of summons filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja on the 3rd of February, 2012, claimed against the 11th and 12th Respondents as well as the Appellant jointly the following reliefs: -
a. A declaration that the corporate structure of the 2nd defendant is such that it did not and cannot accept or discharge its corporate responsibilities in torts and contractual obligations to the magnitude of the volume of business exposures it engages in, should the plaintiff claim succeed.
b. A declaration that in view of the 3rd defendant's declaration at the Securities and Exchange Commission of the United States of America afore pleaded, the 3rd defendant is estopped from denying its 100% ownership, and a fortiori, responsibility for all the torts and contractual obligations no matter howsoever described and arising from the 2nd defendant's dealings in Nigeria.
c. An order compelling the 3rd defenda…