Despite passable corporate social responsibility efforts, high levels of poverty were experienced in the region. Poverty led to a shortage of basic amenities like food and water. Additionally, the conflicts caused by the oil industry led to low employment levels, which compromised the living standards of the Niger Delta inhabitants. Pollution caused by the oil industry was attributable to the laxity of the government in the prosecution of the industry for the breach of human rights (Murdock, 2014). The Niger Delta area was highly populated because of the exploration of oil fields in the area. The industry caused the challenge of overpopulation in this area. Additionally, the place is abundant of oil deposits, and so, the aspect of exploration of oil from the oil fields by the international corporation is also a cause of unrest in the region.