Unrest in Nigeria’s delta region has slashed oil production and threatens yet more violence. The government has announced a $10 billion investment plan “to ensure zero militancy”.
It offers a mix of social programmes, infrastructure investments, and security spending. But no one is certain that it will work. Read the story here.
Militant groups are fighting for a greater share of the Niger Delta's vast oil wealth niger_delta_magnus_hansen-6.jpg Magnus Boding Hansen Feature Conflict IRIN’s latest special report explores the troubled Niger Delta region, which for more than a century has demanded to be heard. PORT HARCOURT IRIN Africa West Africa Nigeria