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UK court hears appeal in Shell Nigeria oil spill case

The outcome of an appeal hearing against a verdict issued earlier this year in Britain is being eagerly awaited in Nigeria.

Communities in Rivers State are demanding that energy giant Royal Dutch Shell clean up oil spills and pay the associated costs.

But Royal Dutch Shell says the case should be dealt with in Nigeria.

Al Jazeera's Ahmed Idris reports from the Ogale region in Rivers State, Nigeria.

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UK: Court of appeal hears claims against Shell regarding oil pollution in Nigeria

Shell lawsuit (re oil spills & Ogale & Bille communities in Nigeria - Okpabi v Shell)