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Nigeria's missed oil opportunities

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Despite being one of the richest oil regions in the world, many in the Niger Delta still live in abject poverty.

A militant uprising in the area threatens to destabilise the country ahead of presidential elections next year.

Edward Stourton reports on the intense political pressures fermenting in the region.


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