12 Things You Didn’t Know About Shell Oil Controversy In Niger Delta

Written by Keren Mikva

Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world’s leading oil companies, has long been under fire for its controversial practices in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Recently, their actions made headlines again as a settlement was finally reached with the Bodo community after years of litigation. Here’s a look back at the decades-long controversy surrounding Shell and its oil drilling operations in Nigeria: 12 things you didn’t know about Shell Oil controversy in Niger Delta.

Sources: Ventures-Africa.com, CCRJustice.org, TheGuardian.com, NigerianMuse.com, HumanRightsWatch.org