We can see the effects of the pollution from oil exploration around us, but where is the money? Where is the prosperity that comes with the black gold? Does it not bring any money enough to make this girl and others happy? Yes, it does.
But the money seemed to have found some ways into the pockets of the high and mighty amongst the people. Extreme poverty (afflicting a greater percentage of Nigeria’s population) lies side by side with great wealth in the hands of a few highly influential persons.
“Our community is disappointed but not discouraged by this judgment and we are confident that, as in the Netherlands, the Court of Appeal will see things differently.” The quest to make the Niger delta beautiful again.