Ondo Oil community sues Chevron for N3.4bn over alleged damage to land, ecosystem

The descendants of Adeli Oriyomi Awoye, in Ilaje Local Government Area, Ondo State, have asked a Lagos Federal High Court, to order Chevron Nigeria Limited, to pay them a total sum of N3. 451, 970, 000 billion, as general and exemplary damages, for alleged breach of their rights to freedom of thought, conscience and religion and for loss of earnings occasioned by loss of their fishing grounds, fishing lines, fishing fences, gears and surface rights to the Chevron’s oil operations. The plaintiffs specifically asked the court for an order awarding…

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