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Nigeria's imported fuel more toxic than black market supply [Business Africa]

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<p><strong>Fuel imported into Nigeria said to be extremely toxic and of lower quality than what is produced on the black market, with serious health consequences – the results of a laboratory analysis show.</strong></p> <p>That dirty fuel, as in many African countries, is of lower quality than those from illegal refineries in the Niger Delta.</p> <p>This is the finding of the international resource monitoring group, Stakeholder Democracy Network; that oil stolen from rudimentary refineries is less polluting than the highly toxic diesel and gasoline that Europe exports to Nigeria.</p>
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