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Fighting for Nigeria's oil wealth

Author: Sue Lloyd-Roberts, BBC Newsnight, Published on: 7 January 2009

The Niger Delta, a region the size of England, is littered with violence and gas flares...The flares have become symbols of the region and the paradox that exists in an area where you find one of the world's richest oil regions alongside some of the poorest people. People here blame the fallout from the oil industry for their ruined environment, ill health and unemployment. [refers to Shell, Chevron]

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Related companies: Chevron Shell