Polluted by the oil industry: Life in Nigeria’s Ogoniland

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  • Date: 02-Jul-2021
  • Source: France 24
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Country: Gulf
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Polluted by the oil industry: Life in Nigeria’s Ogoniland

Issued on: 02/07/2021 - 11:23











The Ogoniland area of southern Nigeria is one of the most polluted places on Earth. The crops are burnt to a cinder, ash and tar smother the land and the wells are polluted with oil, making the water totally undrinkable. Entire communities have suffered as their way of life has been destroyed by the oil industry. Our reporters take you to Ogoniland, in the Niger Delta, where pollution has become the norm.

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