Militias have been Well-Armed and Funded for Decades

Nigeria’s Delta is the fifth largest supplier of oil to the U.S. and also supplies some 80 percent of the Nigerian Government’s revenues. It is not under GON control, however, and is awash with well-armed and well-funded private militias, environmental catastrophes, oil theft (an average of 120,000 bbl/day), corruption, poverty and death.view full text featured […]