Nigerian fishermen reject Shell's $50 million; court rules company can be liable for oil theft

  • by: MICHELLE FAUL , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 20, 2014 - 5:10 PM

LAGOS, Nigeria — Thousands of Nigerian fishermen have rejected an offer of $50 million from Royal Dutch Shell for "some of the largest oil spills in history," their British lawyers said Friday after winning a landmark court ruling.

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