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How Oil Fuels Nigeria's Politics

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How Oil Fuels Nigeria's Politics

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How Oil Fuels Nigeria's Politics

How Oil Fuels Nigeria's Politics

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Today, millions of Americans will pump gas into their cars, much of it originating in Nigeria. The country is home to one of the largest oil reserves in the world. But it can be a dangerous place to do business.

Guests:

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, finance minster for the Federal Republic of Nigeria

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, NPR West Africa correspondent

Monica Enfield, manager at the country strategies group, at PFC Energy, which advises governments and energy companies

Christopher Albin-Lackey, Nigeria researcher at Human Rights Watch

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