Shell’s settlement might deepen Ogoni division

13 06 2009

090616_shell.jpgIt is hard to capture the myriad of emotions expressed by the Ogoni and their supporters following last week’s agreement between Royal Dutch Shell and the families of some Ogoni leaders executed in 1995 by the military government of General Sani Abacha. There was exhilaration, caution, shock and disappointment. But, shocked disappointment appears to be the prevailing response to the news that the families have accepted a pre-trial, out of court $15.5million (₦2.26 billion) settlement in the suit. Image Source: 234next.com > Continue.

News selected by Covalence | Country: Nigeria | Company – EthicalQuote link: Shell | Source: 234next.com

 


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