Advocacy Group Backs Nigeria's Plan on Increased Fine for Oil Spill

Author:
Channels Web
Publisher:
Channels Web
Publication Date:
14 November 2012
Tags:
Petroleum, Nigeria, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Environment

With the looming approval of the Senate for a $5 billion fine against oil companies for any oil spill in the Niger delta, there is a growing call for the federal government to pass a law holding oil companies to account for acts of pollution and plundering.