Nigeria

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Today's new evidence shows senior executives at the world's fifth biggest company knowingly entered a corrupt deal that deprived the Nigerian people of $1.1billion," said Global Witness co-founder Simon Taylor. "That is more than the country's entire health budget for 2016." (Photo: AP)
In a damning development in one of the oil industry's biggest global corruption scandals, leaked emails reveal that Big Oil executives knowingly took part in "a vast bribery scheme that robbed the Nigerian people of over a billion dollars," a new exposé has revealed . The full investigation, titled Shell Knew , was published by watchdog groups...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
In the oil-rich Niger delta, where communities suffer " enormous " effects from...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Activists in Nigeria gathered at the site of the country's first oil well on...