Since 2009, devastating oil spills have exposed thousands of fishermen and farmers in the oil-rich kingdom to toxic substances, affecting their health and destroying their farmlands and rivers. The clean-up process, however, is too slow.
Amnesty says Shell "played a key role" in the tragic events in Ogoniland in the 90s, "providing logistical or financial assistance to the military when it was well aware they had been involved in murderous attacks on defenceless villagers."
The militant group, known as Niger Delta Avengers, has claimed a number of armed attacks on the oil facilities in the Niger Delta in the southern region of Nigeria.
Gunmen killed five security officers in two separate attacks in Nigeria's oil-producing Niger Delta.
Nigerian President Buhari vows to end groups carrying out attacks on oil pipelines in Delta region
Private Turkish vessel has been seized by Nigerian pirates, but tanker's crew is in good health, says Turkey's ambassador to Nigeria
Gunmen kidnap Lebanese construction worker and kill Nigerian soldier in shootout in Niger Delta
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