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In pictures: Fighting for Nigeria's oil
New rebellion

Since this report was compiled in July 2004, Mujahid Dokubu-Asari has been arrested on treason charges and is in prison awaiting trial.

Nigeria's Delta region is home to vast oil reserves, which make the country one of the world's biggest oil exporters.

But it remains poor, undeveloped and prone to violence.

Now local ethnic Ijaw leader Mujahid Dokubu-Asari says he has moved on from stealing oil to fighting for the region's independence.

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