Shell is again accused of failing to deal with oil spills in Nigeria. It’s an on-going saga – 20 years ago, Nigerian civil rights activist and environmentalist Ken Saro-Wiwa was executed by the then military regime. DW visits his home, Ogoniland.
Oil companies in the oil-rich Niger Delta in Nigeria's south destroy gas that could be used as a source of energy. The illegal practice hurts both the environment and business. Meet the people who are fighting back.
Researchers from a Swiss university have found that neonatal mortality rises if a child's mother lives close to an oil spill before conception. The findings are worrying for residents of the oil-rich Niger Delta.
Charcoal from tropical forests has a terrible effect on the environment, but it also puts food on peoples' tables. Nigeria is one of the world's largest exporters — and some of it even ends up on German barbecue grills.
Nigeria's oil-dependent economy is under siege from militants who are targeting oil and gas installations in the Niger Delta. President Muhammadu Buhari is to make his first visit to the region this week.
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