These Robin Hoods consist of 1 thousand heavily armed militants that fight with current oil companies to take what belongs to them. In this region people are far beyond of a poverty limit, they don’t have electricity, tap water or any roads. And the pollution of oil industry is so high that it is impossible to fish in the water. So, the villagers want their part of financial rewards from the oil industry. One should take into consideration that Nigeria has become Africa's biggest producer of petroleum and thanks to it, the country generates 90% of its wealth.
Photographer: Veronique de Viguerie
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