A clean-up operation is underway in Nigeria’s oil-rich Delta region, years after residents began complaining about pollution. The country’s crude output has fallen to a 20–year-low after a series of attacks on oil and gas pipelines.
Rights organization Amnesty International says Shell and Eni have failed to properly address serious oil spills in the Niger Delta region.
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.
The latest figures from the International Maritime Bureau confirm the rising threat of piracy in Nigerian waters. In response, the navy is changing its strategy, a security analyst tells DW.
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.
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