Banished for Oil: The Untold Story of Environmental Exiles of Ogoniland

Bue-leh and Busuu, two Ogoni communities in Nigeria’s Rivers State, have transformed into ghost towns amidst the oil-rich Delta region. Once thriving with farmers and fishermen, now they lie barren, marked only by tombstones and dilapidated homes. Overgrown vegetation occupies the land, suffocated by destructive crude oil, which seems to drain life from everything it touches.

The report is based on monitoring activities carried out within the framework of the Community Advocacy for Resource Justice in Nigeria project, which is supported by The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace.