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Thursday, 8 January 2015

Shell to pay N15bn to affected Niger Delta residents


Oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell is set to make a payout of $84 million (N15,493,809,854.06) to residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria following two oil spills.
15,600 fishermen will receive $3,300 each for losses caused by the spills while the remaining $30 million will be donated to the community, Law Firm, Leigh Day, which represented the fishermen, said.