Regions / Nigeria

The Nigerian military's joint task force is fighting its own people over access to oil-rich land. The international community needs to push for greater humanitarian access and peaceful resistance efforts in the Niger Delta region.

Oil Trip

Oil is a mixed blessing for Nigeria, Liberia, and Chad. Columnist Emira Woods reports on how the rich have pocketed the profits and the poor have suffered the environmental consequences.
It must be said that corruption in Nigeria is a by product of the general rut that has beset the nation through more than three decades of military rule as well as years of short-sighted civilian governments.

Nigeria

In June 1993 Nigeria’s military, led by General Ibrahim Babangida, annulled election results, thereby blocking the inauguration of the country’s first civilian president in a decade.
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