Nigeria’s president-elect faces poverty and rancour in oil-rich delta

©Reuters A gas pipeline cuts through a settlement in Nigeria’s oil producing Niger Delta The Aridolf hotel in Yenagoa is an unlikely monument to kitsch on a reclaimed swamp in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger delta. In the lobby, Louis XIV furniture is accompanied by bowls of plastic fruit, faux Dutch landscapes and a grotesquely gaudy chandelier. … More Nigeria’s president-elect faces poverty and rancour in oil-rich delta