Niger Delta communities have suffered decades-long environmental pollution, state neglect and poverty. (Photo/ Flickr/ StakeholderDemocracy)

Cash For Peace: How Amnesty Efforts In The Niger Delta Triggered A New Violence

Ex-militants preferred to remain enrolled in the amnesty programme and live off its monthly allowance, instead of looking for lower-paying jobs. Then a sharp fall in global oil prices meant that it became more difficult to fund