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NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTSZ58W
February 17, 2017
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (L) flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (L) flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, June 2, 2016. Picture taken June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTSZ58S
February 17, 2017
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, June 2, 2016. Picture taken June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTSZ57O
February 17, 2017
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean-up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, June 2, 2016. Picture taken June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTSZ56R
February 17, 2017
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean up in Ogoni land Bodo
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo flags off the clean up in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoniland, June 2, 2016. Picture taken June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-SECURITY/
RTX2FF1Q
June 02, 2016
Soldiers stand guard on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise...
GOKANA, Nigeria
Soldiers stand guard on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise...
Soldiers stand guard on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-SECURITY/
RTX2FF1L
June 02, 2016
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise to clean...
GOKANA, Nigeria
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise to clean...
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner in Gokana, Nigeria, during the launch of an exercise to clean up of pollution in Ogoni land June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FF1J
June 02, 2016
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner with a picture of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in...
GOKANA, Nigeria
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner with a picture of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in...
A soldier stands guard in front of a banner with a picture of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Gokana, Nigeria during the launch of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land June 2, 2016 REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FF1A
June 02, 2016
A soldier stands on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana, Ogoni land, Nigeria, June 2, 2016 as the...
GOKANA, Nigeria
A soldier stands on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana
A soldier stands on a bank of a polluted tributary in Gokana, Ogoni land, Nigeria, June 2, 2016 as the government launched an operation to clean up pollution in the region. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FF0K
June 02, 2016
A sign warning of contaminated land is pictured in Ogoni land, Nigeria, June 2, 2016 as the government...
GOKANA, Nigeria
A sign warning of contaminated land is pictured in Ogoni land
A sign warning of contaminated land is pictured in Ogoni land, Nigeria, June 2, 2016 as the government launched an exercise to clean up pollution in the region. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FEGJ
June 02, 2016
Supporters of the ruling APC party dance along a road in Bodo to show support for the start of the government's...
BODO, Nigeria
Supporters of the ruling APC party dance along a road in Bodo to show support for the start of the government's...
Supporters of the ruling APC party dance along a road in Bodo to show support for the start of the government's exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FEB2
June 02, 2016
Children are seen standing in front of a house along Marine Field Street in Gokana, after the start of...
GOKANA, Nigeria
Children are seen standing in front of a house along Marine Field Street in Gokana, after the start of...
Children are seen standing in front of a house along Marine Field Street in Gokana, after the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land Bodo, Nigeria, June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FE8U
June 02, 2016
Vehicles carrying people who have attended an event marking the start of an exercise to clean up pollution...
BODO, Nigeria
Vehicles carrying people who have attended an event marking the start of an exercise to clean up pollution...
Vehicles carrying people who have attended an event marking the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land leave after the event in Bodo, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FE7J
June 02, 2016
A man is seen with the flag of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) raised after...
BODO, Nigeria
A man is seen with the flag of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People raised after the start...
A man is seen with the flag of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) raised after the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land in Bodo, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FE5H
June 02, 2016
People hold flags of the ruling APC party as they stand along a road in Bodo, Nigeria, to show support...
GOKANA, Nigeria
People hold flags of the ruling APC party as they stand along a road in Bodo to show support for the...
People hold flags of the ruling APC party as they stand along a road in Bodo, Nigeria, to show support for the start of the governmentÕs exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FDU4
June 02, 2016
HRM King GNK Giniwa Gbenemene Tai speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up...
BODO, Nigeria
HRM King GNK Giniwa Gbenemene Tai speaks in Bodo, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution...
HRM King GNK Giniwa Gbenemene Tai speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FDU3
June 02, 2016
Shell Nigeria Managing Director, Osagie Okunbor speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise...
BODO, Nigeria
Shell Nigeria Managing Director, Osagie Okunbor speaks in Bodo during the start of an exercise to clean...
Shell Nigeria Managing Director, Osagie Okunbor speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FDTO
June 02, 2016
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks in Bodo during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution...
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FDQS
June 02, 2016
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean...
BODO, Nigeria
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean...
UNEP Executive Director Achim Steiner speaks in Bodo, Nigeria, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-POLITICS/
RTX2FD5P
June 02, 2016
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo receives a bouquet from a girl in Bodo, during the start of an...
BODO, Nigeria
Nigeria's VP Yemi Osinbajo receives a bouquet from a girl in Bodo, during the start of an exercise to...
Nigeria's Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo receives a bouquet from a girl in Bodo, during the start of an exercise to clean up pollution in Ogoni land, Nigeria June 2, 2016. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
NIGERIA-ELECTION/DELTA
RTR4RT4T
March 02, 2015
A signboard campaigning for All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Magnus Ngei Abe is seen along a...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A signboard campaigning for a APC candidate is seen along a road in Ogoni in Nigeria's delta region
A signboard campaigning for All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Magnus Ngei Abe is seen along a road in Ogoni in Nigeria's delta region February 25, 2015. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's flagship reform policies -- power and farming -- have not hugely benefited the delta. Power privatisation has yet to translate to more kilowatts on the grid anywhere, while reforms to farming, especially cutting corrupt middle men out of a state fertiliser scheme, has disproportionately benefited the north, where the vast majority of agriculture happens. Even so, the mere fact the president is from the delta is enough for many to feel historic injustices are being righted. Picture taken February 25, 2015. To match Insight NIGERIA-ELECTION/DELTA REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)
NIGERIA-ELECTION/DELTA
RTR4RT43
March 02, 2015
A poster campaigning for People's Democratic Party candidate in Rivers state Nyesom Wike is pasted on...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A poster campaigning for Wike is pasted on metal sheet of a local store in Bodo village
A poster campaigning for People's Democratic Party candidate in Rivers state Nyesom Wike is pasted on metal sheet of a local store in Bodo village, Ogoni in Nigeria's delta region, February 26, 2015. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's flagship reform policies -- power and farming -- have not hugely benefited the delta. Power privatisation has yet to translate to more kilowatts on the grid anywhere, while reforms to farming, especially cutting corrupt middle men out of a state fertiliser scheme, has disproportionately benefited the north, where the vast majority of agriculture happens. Even so, the mere fact the president is from the delta is enough for many to feel historic injustices are being righted. Picture taken February 26, 2015. To match Insight NIGERIA-ELECTION/DELTA REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ELECTIONS POLITICS)
NIGERIA-SPILLS/
RTR2QFOY
August 28, 2011
Suanu Baridam, secretary of the Ogoni Council of Traditional Rulers, speaks to Reuters outside his palace...
OGONILAND, Nigeria
To match Feature NIGERIA-SPILLS/
Suanu Baridam, secretary of the Ogoni Council of Traditional Rulers, speaks to Reuters outside his palace at Ogoniland, Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. An U.N. report released this month told inhabitants of Ogoniland, a region within the vast, oil-rich Niger Delta, that their environment is dangerously polluted and Royal Dutch Shell and the government are not doing enough to clean it up. The U.N. report said Ogoniland required the biggest oil clean-up in history, which could take 30 years and cost an initial $1 billion. Baridam hopes the U.N. report will build momentum that will force Shell, Nigeria's state-owned oil firm NNPC and the government into long-term action. Picture taken August 20. To match Feature NIGERIA-SPILLS/ REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6OF
August 21, 2011
A man samples crude oil at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man samples crude oil at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
A man samples crude oil at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6OD
August 21, 2011
Fishermen sort out their fishing net at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Fishermen sort out their fishing net at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
Fishermen sort out their fishing net at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6O8
August 21, 2011
Children play on an abandoned canoe at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Children play on an abandoned canoe at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
Children play on an abandoned canoe at the bank of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6O5
August 21, 2011
A view shows an abandoned oil-flow station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view shows an abandoned oil-flow station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta...
A view shows an abandoned oil-flow station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6NY
August 21, 2011
A woman sells fish in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011....
Ogoni, Nigeria
A woman sells fish in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region
A woman sells fish in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye(NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6NU
August 21, 2011
A man holds a shell coated in oil from a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man holds a shell coated in oil from a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
A man holds a shell coated in oil from a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6NO
August 21, 2011
A man takes a picture of an abandoned oil flow-station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man takes a picture of an abandoned oil flow-station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
A man takes a picture of an abandoned oil flow-station in Kegbara-Dere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6NK
August 21, 2011
A man's leg is coated in crude oil as he walks out of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man's leg is coated in crude oil as he walks out of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland...
A man's leg is coated in crude oil as he walks out of a polluted river in Bidere community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6NE
August 21, 2011
A woman rides a bicycle loaded with firewood along a road in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A woman rides a bicycle loaded with firewood along a road in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's...
A woman rides a bicycle loaded with firewood along a road in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6N9
August 21, 2011
A man walks out of the oldest building in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man walks out of the oldest building in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region
A man walks out of the oldest building in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q6N4
August 21, 2011
People wash clothes near a river in Khana community, in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20,...
Ogoni, Nigeria
People wash clothes near a river in Khana community in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region
People wash clothes near a river in Khana community, in Ogoniland in Nigeria's delta region August 20, 2011. Picture taken August 20, 2011. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q1DK
August 17, 2011
ThankGod Meekor (C), a member of the Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at a news conference on the United...
Lagos, Nigeria
Meekor, member of Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at news conference on UNEP environment assessment...
ThankGod Meekor (C), a member of the Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at a news conference on the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) environment assessment report on Ogoni oil exploration, in Lagos August 17, 2011. Ogoniland in the oil-rich Niger Delta has suffered over 50 years of pollution and it could take 25 to 30 years to clean up the pollution and catalyse a sustainable recovery, the United Nations said in a report released on August 4. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2Q1DH
August 17, 2011
Morgan Mokebo (L), a member of the Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at a news conference on the United...
Lagos, Nigeria
Mokebo, member of Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at news conference on UNEP environment assessment...
Morgan Mokebo (L), a member of the Ogoni Welfare Association, speaks at a news conference on the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) environment assessment report on Ogoni oil exploration, in Lagos August 17, 2011. Ogoniland in the oil-rich Niger Delta has suffered over 50 years of pollution and it could take 25 to 30 years to clean up the pollution and catalyse a sustainable recovery, the United Nations said in a report released on August 4. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ENERGY)
NIGERIA-DELTA/
RTR2KCXG
March 25, 2011
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA-DELTA/REFINERIES
RTR2KCXF
March 25, 2011
A canoe used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery is seen on a creek in Ogoniland outside...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A canoe used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery is seen on a creek in Ogoniland outside...
A canoe used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery is seen on a creek in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA-DELTA/REFINERIES
RTR2KCXE
March 25, 2011
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCUE
March 24, 2011
Canoes used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery are scattered on a creek in Ogoniland outside...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Canoes used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery are scattered on a creek in Ogoniland outside...
Canoes used for siphoning crude oil to illegal oil refinery are scattered on a creek in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQT
March 24, 2011
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQP
March 24, 2011
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQK
March 24, 2011
An aerial view of a village in oil-producing Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aerial view of a village in oil-producing Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
An aerial view of a village in oil-producing Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye(NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQC
March 24, 2011
Oil surfaces on water near an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Oil surfaces on water near an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta...
Oil surfaces on water near an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQ9
March 24, 2011
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
A view of an illegal oil refinery is seen in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011.Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2KCQ7
March 24, 2011
Smoke rises from an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Smoke rises from an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region...
Smoke rises from an illegal oil refinery in Ogoniland outside Port Harcourt in Nigeria's Delta region March 24, 2011. Crude oil thieves -- known locally as "bunkerers" -- have been a fact of life for years in Africa's biggest oil and gas industry, puncturing pipelines and costing Nigeria and foreign oil firms millions of dollars in lost revenues each year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENERGY)
NIGERIA
RTR2G79I
July 07, 2010
An aerial view of on-going construction works in the creeks of Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aerial view of on-going construction works in the creeks of Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
An aerial view of on-going construction works in the creeks of Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)
NIGERIA
RTR2G79E
July 07, 2010
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
RTR2G798
July 07, 2010
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta
Smoke rises from an illegal crude oil refinery site in an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
RTR2G796
July 07, 2010
A view of an illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of a illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
A view of an illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENVIRONMENT ENERGY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
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July 07, 2010
An aerial view of an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aerial view of an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta
An aerial view of an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
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July 07, 2010
An aerial view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aerial view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
An aerial view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA/
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July 07, 2010
An aerial view of an oil producing community on an island in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aerial view of an oil producing community on an island in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
An aerial view of an oil producing community on an island in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA
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July 07, 2010
An aeriel view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
Ogoni, Nigeria
An aeriel view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's...
An aeriel view of a village on an island near an oil spill site in the creeks of an Ogoni region in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
NIGERIA/
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July 07, 2010
A view of an illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A view of an illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta...
A view of an illegal crude oil refinery site in the creeks of an Ogoni community in Nigeria's Niger Delta July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: CRIME LAW ENVIRONMENT ENERGY IMAGES OF THE DAY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA/
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June 11, 2010
Women wait at the doorstep of a traditional mud house in Bodo community in Ogoni region of Niger Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Women wait at the doorstep of a traditional mud house in Bodo community in Ogoni region of Niger Delta...
Women wait at the doorstep of a traditional mud house in Bodo community in Ogoni region of Niger Delta June 10, 2010. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: SOCIETY)
NIGERIA-DELTA/
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June 11, 2010
Villagers point to an oil spillage site in a river in Bodo community in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta...
Ogoni, Nigeria
Villagers point to an oil spillage site in a river in Bodo community in Ogoni region of Nigeria's Delta...
Villagers point to an oil spillage site in a river in Bodo community in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta June 10, 2010. Nigeria's main militant group said its fighters clashed with soldiers in the creeks of the oil-producing Niger Delta on Thursday, but the military denied any such shoot-out had taken place. Sub-Saharan Africa's second-biggest economy generates more than 85 percent of its revenues from oil. Insecurity in the delta in recent years has cut output and dented its finances. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY CIVIL UNREST)
NIGERIA-DELTA/
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June 10, 2010
A man stirs the water to show the oil spill in the river in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta June 10,...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A man stirs the water to show the oil spill in the river in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta
A man stirs the water to show the oil spill in the river in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta June 10, 2010. Nigeria's main militant group said its fighters clashed with soldiers in the creeks of the oil-producing Niger Delta on Thursday, but the military denied any such shoot-out had taken place.The clash would be the first such unrest in the OPEC member nation's oil heartland for several months, following an amnesty for militants agreed with the government last year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS)
NIGERIA-DELTA/
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June 10, 2010
A boy standing in a canoe holds a hose to siphon oil from a spillage site on a river in Bodo community...
Ogoni, Nigeria
A boy standing in a canoe holds a hose to siphon oil from a spillage site on a river in Bodo community...
A boy standing in a canoe holds a hose to siphon oil from a spillage site on a river in Bodo community in Ogoni region of the Niger Delta June 10, 2010. Nigeria's main militant group said its fighters clashed with soldiers in the creeks of the oil-producing Niger Delta on Thursday, but the military denied any such shoot-out had taken place.The clash would be the first such unrest in the OPEC member nation's oil heartland for several months, following an amnesty for militants agreed with the government last year. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye (NIGERIA - Tags: ENERGY BUSINESS)
NIGERA-SHELL/PROTEST
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March 17, 2008
Villagers in the Ogoni area of Nigeria's oil producing Niger Delta stage a protest against Shell March...
OGONILAND, Nigeria
Villagers in the Ogoni area of Nigeria's oil producing Niger Delta stage a protest against Shell
Villagers in the Ogoni area of Nigeria's oil producing Niger Delta stage a protest against Shell March 17, 2008, after a rights group accused the firm of trying to resume operations without local consent. Royal Dutch Shell abandoned its oilfields in Ogoniland 15 years ago because of popular protests over pollution and a lack of development, but the area is still criss-crossed by pipelines. REUTERS/Austin Ekeinde (NIGERIA)
NIGERIA/
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March 05, 2007
Militia leader Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, head of the Movement for the Emancipation of Ogoni People (MASSOP),...
Abuja, Nigeria
Militia leader Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, head of the Movement for the Emancipation of Ogoni People (MASSOP),...
Militia leader Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, head of the Movement for the Emancipation of Ogoni People (MASSOP), is held by security personnel at the federal high court in Abuja March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA)
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