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Flooding in Nigeria Kills 603, Displaces More Than 1.3 Million

Flooding in Nigeria Kills 603, Displaces More Than 1.3 Million

The worst flooding in Nigeria in a decade has killed more than 600 people, destroyed more than 200,000 homes and forced more than 1.3 million to flee. The government has blamed the ongoing disaster on extreme rainfall and the climate crisis, as well as dam releases related to the heavy precipitation, as BBC News reported. […]

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    Hundreds of Protesters Occupy Shell Plant in Nigeria, 11 Days and Counting

    Hundreds of Protesters Occupy Shell Plant in Nigeria, 11 Days and Counting

    By Andy Rowell The decades-long struggle for social and environmental justice in the Niger Delta continues, largely unseen by the wider world. On Aug. 11, hundreds of people from the Niger Delta stormed the Belema flow station gas plant owned by Shell in the Rivers State region of the Delta. The plant transports crude oil […]