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1. 2015-01-06 Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Bodo, Nigeria Delta
C. 2012-01-15 Nigeria 'to cut price of petrol' Nigeria
2012-01-02 Nigeria fury at fuel price rises Nigeria
E. 2012-01-01 Nigeria to remove fuel subsidies Nigeria
5. 2009-06-08 Shell to pay $15.5 million to settle claims Nigeria
G. 2008-09-14 Rebels declare 'oil war' Niger Delta, Nigeria Delta
H. 2008-07-26 Seized oil workers freed Nigeria
I. 2008-05-23 Violence ripples to gas prices Nigeria

Shell faces Nigeria spill case   Netherlands: Oil giant Shell is due to appear in court in the Netherlands to face charges of polluting Nigerian villages Nigeria 'to cut price of petrol'  President Goodluck Jonathan has announced an immediate drop in the price of fuel, following a week of strikes and protests Nigeria fury at fuel price rises
Shell agrees Nigeria oil spill deal Map of Bodo Nigeria

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  Nigeria Delta: Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to a $84m (55m) settlement with residents of the Bodo community in the Niger Delta for two oil spills

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  Ordinary Nigerians and trade unionists have condemned the government for withdrawing a fuel price subsidy


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  Royal Dutch Shell will pay $15.5 million to settle a lawsuit against its Nigerian subsidiary by the family of executed Nigerian environmental activist

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Sep.14 Rebels declare 'oil war'
Map of Niger Delta Nigeria  Nigeria Delta: The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta declared an 'oil war' in response to what it said were 'unprovoked' attacks by government Jul.26 Seized oil workers freed  Eight foreign workers, kidnapped by militants, have been freed unharmed May.23 Violence ripples to gas prices  Violence in oil-rich southern Nigeria is having a ripple effect - at gas stations in the United States Apr.25 Oil firms cut output
  Industrial action and attacks from militants have forced Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell to cut their production

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Jun.23 Unions end fuel strike  Trade unions have called off their general strike over a rise in oil prices, after talks with government officials

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Dec.21 Bomb sparks Shell pullout   Nigeria Delta: The largest oil operator in Nigeria began evacuating expatriate staff dependants from the Niger Delta Oct.21 Rebels free oil hostages   Nigeria Delta: All 7 foreign workers who were being held hostage in southern Niger Delta have been released and are in good health Jun.7 Militants attack oil field   Militants staged a bloody attack in the Port Harcourt area, abducting 5 South Korean oil workers Apr.29 Bomb explodes near refinery  The militants claimed that they detonate a car bomb outside an oil refinery. The blast caused no casualties Jan.15 'War going on' in oilfield  Troops battled militia in swamps around a Royal Dutch Shell oil platform that militants attacked at dawn

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Dec.23 Shell cuts Nigerian oil exports   Nigeria Delta: International oil giant has been forced to suspend some exports because of community unrest in the Niger River Delta Oct.10 Fuel price strike starts
  A 4-day general strike. More strikes would follow if a 25% increase was not reversed
Oct.9   Strike ends, more planned  A two-day warning walkout at Royal Dutch Shell Group was due to end without disrupting supplies Jun.9   Strike over fuel prices  Labor unions have gone on strike, after talks broke off between union leaders and government officials

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Mar.23 Oil crisis worsens  ChevronTexaco, Royal Dutch/Shell and TotalFinaElf are cutting oil and gas production as civil unrest escalates Feb.15 Oil workers strike  An indefinite strike over pay and working conditions could shut down crude exports

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Jul.24 Rival tribes jostle for oil jobs in Delta   Nigeria Delta: Competition over oil money fueled the ethnic violence that has shattered villages across southeast Niger Delta

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