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Vol 52 No 17

Published 26th August 2011


Nigeria

It's urgent? Set up a committee

As the Bodo case was being settled, a damning United Nations report estimated the cost of an environmental clean-up in Ogoni at US$1 billion over up to 30 years. The report airs many of the issues involved in the cycle of blame, including the extent to which ‘artisanal’ extraction (a coy way of saying oil theft – bunkering).

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