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Candidates Vie for Control of Nigeria's Oil Heartland

Nigeria is Africa’s largest producer of oil. In the heartland of the country’s oil production is Rivers State. On Saturday, voters will choose a new state governor in a closely watched election that will largely be about who gets to control the state’s oil wealth. Oil brings in 70 percent of the government revenue in Nigeria, and underlies many of the private fortunes in Africa’s largest economy. Rivers State and its capital Port Harcourt are at the heart of petroleum production. Two...

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