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Vol 53 No 6

Published 16th March 2012


Oil cuts as Delta erupts

Piracy and militant attacks are cutting oil production in the Niger Delta as the government struggles with northern insurgents

As the government contends with a Boko Haram militia determined to make the north ungovernable, a new round of attacks has erupted in the oil-producing Niger Delta. Apart from the financial damage of a new Delta crisis, it adds to the government’s credibility problem. As a government led by Niger Deltans, it was expected to pacify and then start developing the region.

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