The British court allowed the Nigerians to sue Shell because of the oil spillThe British court allowed the Nigerians to sue Shell because of the oil spill

The British court allowed the Nigerians to sue Shell because of the oil spill.10 Thousands of farmers and fishermen were allowed to sue Shell in the British court on charges of leaking oil in the Nigerian Delta. Due to water pollution and agricultural land caused by oil spills, London lawyers Leigh Day filed suit on behalf of the Ogale community and Billie. The court responded to their request, Britain’s high court will on Tuesday hold a pre-trial hearing ahead of a court case due to be held next year brought by around 15,000 members of Nigeria’s Bodo community against oil giant Shell.