Country
Nigeria
Sources
InforMEA
Tagging
Human Rights, Remedies, Admissibility, Property, Permits, Constitutional, Damages, Civil, Evidence
Abstract

The communication alleged that the military government of Nigeria had been directly involved in oil production through the State oil company, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC), the majority shareholder in a consortium with Shell Petroleum Development Corporation (SPDC), and that those operations had caused environmental degradation and health problems resulting from the contamination of the environment among the Ogoni People