Oil Politics in the Niger Delta (videos)

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Democracy Now!
May 9, 2008

Free from Nigerian Military Custody, “Sweet Crude” Director Sandy Cioffi on Oil Politics in the Niger Delta

The Nigerian government, along with foreign oil companies, have reaped enormous profits over the years from the sale of oil and gas reserves, while the residents of the Niger Delta live in abject poverty. We speak to Sandy Cioffi, director of the the upcoming documentary Sweet Crude. She was recently arrested by the Nigerian military and held for a week before being released following international pressure.
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“Sweet Crude”, Oil in the Niger Delta



From the archives:

MEND: The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta