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….

AFRICOM, Imperialism, Oil Geopolitics and Kony2012

While few would criticize putting indicted Ugandan war criminal Joseph Kony in prison, the motives of the viral video campaign launched by an NGO with an angelic sounding name are less clear. Invisible Children has blurred the line between charity and politics, advocating direct military action. What is clear, according to Engdahl, is that “Kony2012”…

The Libyan War, American Power And The Decline Of The Petrodollar System

Peter Dale Scott. Japan Focus The present NATO campaign against Gaddafi in Libya has given rise to great confusion, both among those waging this ineffective campaign, and among those observing it. Many whose opinions I normally respect see this as a necessary war against a villain – though some choose to see Gaddafi as the…