Shell to Pay Bayelsa Residents $1.5 million for Oil Spill-Senate

On August 24, the Senate passed a resolution ordering Royal Dutch Shell to pay 1.5 billion US dollars to Ijaw residents of Bayelsa State, in response to a petition from a group claiming to represent them. The petitioners claimed environmental damage from oil spills and other oil operations had killed, injured and ruined the Ijaws […]