The oil industry has left land and water in Nigeria's Ogoniland unfit for use. As Shell has been slow to clean up its mess, an UNEP program is offering to help, but the locals are skeptical.
The Niger Delta has become synonymous with devastating oil pollution. The king of one local community is seeking to change the fate of his people through a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against an Italian oil giant.
A life without social media is unthinkable for Nigeria's youth. In Lagos, Deutsche Welle distinguished bloggers who focus on environment issues.
President Muhammadu Buhari has unexpectedly called off a visit to the oil-producing Niger Delta region where he was to have launched a pollution clean-up operation. He will be represented by his deputy.
In Nigeria's Ogoniland, which has long been synonymous with pollution at the hands of Shell, an UNEP program is poised to help clean up. But the locals want faster help for themselves and their families.
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