Oil and conflict in the Niger Delta

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In this interview with VII Magazine, Ed Kashi talks about his years covering the explosive situation in the Niger Delta. This story has everything — big oil companies, a corrupt political situation, great wealth and extreme poverty, war and the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence.

Note: This photo essay can be found in VII Magazine’s archives. To view it, visit the VII Magazine page and click on the “Features” tab.

 
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