Oil from the Niger Delta region has brought Nigeria great wealth as well as devastating pollution. Spills from oil pipelines have damaged the environment, the livelihoods and the health of the residents. DW’s Fred Muvunyi reports from Ogoniland.
2 Feb 2021
The energy giant will have to pay four Nigerian farmers compensation and start a cleanup over pollution caused by leaking oil pipelines in the Niger Delta.
28 Jan 2021
Fans of afrobeat across the world know Idahams for his beautiful songs such as ‘No One Else’ and ‘Shema’. But that may not have been the case if the multifaceted singer, songwriter, and producer had succumbed to the temptation of joining one of the various militant groups in the Niger-Delta years ago.
6 Mar 2020
Decades of exposure to gas flaring by the foreign oil refineries in Niger Delta has harmed the health of residents. The thick plumes of toxic smoke are their constant reminder of an industry that gives them nothing more.
10 Oct 2019
Why some Niger Delta states dragged multinational oil firms to Supreme Court - Omo Agege
27 Jul 2019
Concern and curiosity triggered by staggering environmental pollution in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. A night with illegal oil bunkers.
18 Jul 2019
Local communities that occupied and stopped operations at an oil flow station in the Niger Delta have continued to agitate for compensation from international oil major Shell, over loss of livelihood and environmental pollution.
10 May 2019
Former agitators condemn kidnapping at trans Niger Delta road.
5 May 2019
The two Royal Dutch Shell oil workers who were kidnapped in the Niger-Delta region of Nigeria have been rescued. Police spokesperson for Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited made the disclosure. Kola Karim, Chairman Shoreline Group joins CNBC Africa to assess the security situation in Nigeria.
1 Dec 2018
In Nigeria's Niger Delta, gas flares are killing crops, polluting water and damaging human health. The Nigerian government has promised to tackle the problem — but new data shows flaring has even gone up.
29 Jan 2018
Niger Delta leaders reject cattle colony.
28 Jan 2018
Niger Delta youths protest against plans to end presidential amnesty programme.