Niger Delta Revolutionary Crusaders: 'This is why there are so many militant groups in oil-rich Nigeria'

By Ludovica Iaccino
Militant groups in Nigeria’s oil-rich Niger Delta region first emerged in the early 2000s, following the deterioration of communities’ living conditions due to oil-related activities by foreign oil corporations.
Resentment and frustration became rampant among some ethnic groups, who felt they were being exploited and could not benefit from the presence of oil in the area.
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