NIGERIA: Timeline of recent unrest in Niger Delta region

Despite abundant oil wealth in the Niger Delta region in southeast Nigeria, residents lack basic services including electricity, piped water, health clinics and schools. The region has seen decades of unrest stemming mostly from local militants’ uprisings over what they call neglect of the moneymaking region.

Below is a timeline of recent events in the Delta.view full text

Culled from http://www.irinnews.org/Report/88002/NIGERIA-Timeline-of-recent-unrest-in-Niger-Delta-region

picture: courtesy of onlinnaija

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