Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in UK
The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in the country's courts over oil spills in Nigeria's Delta region, because the parent company cannot be held liable for the actions of its Nigerian subsidiary.
This Day, 15 February 2018
The Court of Appeal in London wednesday ruled that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in Nigeria's Delta region. Read more »
Vanguard, 14 February 2018
Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities could not pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in the Niger Delta region. Read more »
Boats in Bodo Creek.
This Day, 27 January 2017
A UK High Court yesterday ruled that two Niger Delta communities devastated by oil spills cannot pursue their case against Shell in the United Kingdom for oil spills that occurred… Read more »
The UK high court has ruled that Nigerian communities affected by oil pollution cannot proceed with a legal challenge in the UK against Shell and its Nigerian subsidiary. Read more »
Two oil spills between 2008 and 2009 caused by corroded Shell pipelines have devastated the livelihoods of the the fishing community of Bodo in the Niger Delta. Royal Dutch Shell ... Read more »