Nigeria: Cleaning up the oil industry’s past mistakes
After years of inaction, the Nigerian government is attempting to right a historical wrong.
London, May 21, 2018 (AltAfrika)-For decades multi-national companies and the Nigerian government have earned billions of dollars in oil revenues.
But oil exploration often led to exploitation of local communities and damage to the environment.
Now a big clean-up initiative is under way.
Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris is in the Niger Delta to see if a government-backed project can make a difference.