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Shell’s long-overdue compensation pay out to a community devastated by oil spills in the Niger Delta is an important victory for its victims.
A landmark ruling by a UK court has paved the way for the oil company Shell to be finally held accountable for devastating oil pollution in the Niger Delta, says Amnesty International.
A major oil spill in the Niger Delta was far worse than Shell previously admitted, according to an independent assessment.
A new report looks at the devastation caused by two major oil spills which took place in Ogoniland in 2008, and which have never been cleaned up.
NGOs have welcomed a new report from the United Nations Environment Programme highlighting the extraordinary scale of oil spills in the Niger Delta.
The United Nations (UN) has been urged by Amnesty International not to reply on data supplied by oil companies when assessing the causes of oil spills.
Following BP’s Gulf of Mexico disaster, British and Irish church-based investor advocacy group the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR) is calling for a compensation fund to address the impact of oil spills in Nigeria.