Court Orders Shell Petroleum To Pay N45.9 Billion To Ogoni Communities

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Latest Breaking News about Shell Petroleum in Nigeria Shell agrees to pay N45.9 Billion compensation

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has ordered Shell Petroleum Company to pay the sum of N45.9 billion to the Ogoni people in Rivers State, Njenje Media News reports.

Justice Ahmed Mohammed while giving the order, held that the money must be paid within 21 days, as a cost awarded against the company for oil spillage in Ogoniland.

The monetary compensation ordered by a Federal High Court ten years ago will be paid to the community through their counsel Lucius Nwosu.

Shell Petroleum Company through its counsel had told the court of its decision to pay up the money while the final decision to pay up the money was endorsed by Justice Ahmed Mohammed.

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