Nigeria: Power shortages

Black Star Journal picks up on a report in a Nigerian newspaper detailing how many residents of the country's chief oil-producing region, Bayelsa, have little to show for the rape of their natural resources by foreign multinationals. “The state, home to one of Nigeria's largest deposits of crude oil, doesn't even have electricity a half century after the ‘godsend’ black gold was discovered there,” he writes.

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