Nigeria's forgotten oil spills

People affected by spills in the Niger Delta are still awaiting compensation.

    BP has said again and again that it will cover the costs of cleaning up its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

    But away from the cameras, thousands of Nigerians in the Niger Delta, continue to battle for any compensation from numerous oil spills.

    Yvonne Ndege reports on the legal battle against foreign oil companies from the southern state of Bayelsa.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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