Ecowas Blames Nigeria Govt for Oil Spills
The Ecowas Court of Justice is holding the government and oil companies accountable for oil spills that are harming lives, impacting livelihoods and causing damage to the environment.
Living with oil spill in Ogoniland, Nigeria.
Vanguard, 17 December 2012
THE ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Ibadan has blamed the Federal Government for the oil spillage which has polluted the Niger Delta.read more »
West Africa: Ecowas Court Blames FG for Niger Delta Degradation
Daily Trust, 17 December 2012
Specifically, the court found the government liable in the matter of alleged violation of human rights and associated oil pollution in the Niger Delta in a suit filed by the... read more »
Amnesty International, 17 December 2012
Amnesty International and Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have hailed last Friday's ECOWAS Court of Justice ground-breaking judgment as a "key moment in... read more »