The Nigerian oil thieves desperate to be seen as legitimate | Hotspots

Sky News Aug 2, 2018 NIGERIA

Alex Crawford gains rare access to the Nigerian oil thieves who tell her that they are desperate to be recognised as legitimate and put an end to the extensive environmental damage they are causing. One kingpin calling himself Emo, who said he employed nearly 2,000 people, told us: “There are no jobs. We have nothing to do. You understand? “That is why we are seeking help. We are begging for the government to assist us. You understand? We know what we’re doing is wrong but we have no option.”

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