Documentary: Fuelling Poverty in Nigeria

From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Tue Dec 11 2012, 02:00:30

Kicking off with an introduction from Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, the short documentary Fuelling Poverty amounts to a very brief Nigerian Fuel Subsidy 101 course. In thirty minutes, it covers the history of the issue and methodically explains how the government (encouraged by the IFIs, by the way) failed its people. By removing the subsidy [...]

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