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Villagers affected by Bodo creek oil spill call company’s compensation offer cruel

| September 20, 2013

(GIN)—An oil company’s offer to compensate some 13,000 fishermen who lost their livelihoods when an oil pipeline burst and caused fishing water to be fouled for years was unanimously rejected as “an insult” and “cruel.” The Bodo community of the Niger Delta of Nigeria gave thumbs down to the offer from the Anglo-Dutch company Royal […]

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