The Human Rights Impact of Local Government Corruption and Mismanagement in Rivers State, Nigeria
February 1, 2007

This 107-page report details the misuse of public funds by local officials in the geographic heart of Nigeria’s booming oil industry, and the harmful effects on primary education and basic health care. The report is based on scores of interviews in Rivers state with government and donor agency officials, civil servants, health care workers, teachers, civil society groups and local residents. Human Rights Watch also analyzes state and local government budgets.

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ISBN: A1902