Nigerians Dying Of Lead Poisoning From Gold Mining

Published on 26 Nov 2012 by PressTVGlobalNews Lead poisoning has continued to kill people, especially children, in the northern state of Zamfara in Nigeria. In 2010, no fewer than 163 people, most of them children, died of lead poisoning. Since then there have been allegations of other deaths of children caused by lead. World Health…

Shell Destroying Nigeria

Published on 29 Oct 2012 Nigerians have risen up and asked for reforms after years of corruption in the country’s oil industry. Questions are being asked about how much power does Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s new government have? Or is it the government or the oil companies that really hold the power in the country?…

Investigations of Shell’s Nigeria Spills a Fiasco

Inconsistencies have been found in Shell’s claims about sabotage contributing to oil spills in the Niger Delta. © Amnesty International The investigation process into oil spills in the Niger Delta has been challenged today by Amnesty International and the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD), as inconsistencies in Shell’s claims about sabotage were…

Seventy Thousand People Ask Oil Giant To Clean Up Its Mess In Nigeria

Compiled by Libya 360°. Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni struggle: an introduction This rare interview with the writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa was screened in late November 1995 on Channel 4. Saro-Wiwa led the Ogoni people of Nigeria in their non-violent struggle to stop the multinational oil companies, like Shell, destroying their land and livelihood….