Poverty persists in oil-rich Niger Delta

By Al Jazeera

The Niger Delta is where almost all of Nigeria’s oil comes from, but the region remains one of the poorest in the country.

President Goodluck Jonathan hails from the region, and when he was elected, many people hoped their lives would improve. However, little has changed.

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa went back to a village she visited in 2007, to see if anything has changed.

Source:: Al Jazeera

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