Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Nigeria: Sand-mining blamed for erosion in Nigeria

Sand-mining along the shores is being blamed for major erosion which has been happening in Nigeria. The government of Lagos has been trying to regulate the process. Although only a small number of companies are licensed to dredge sand, scores of others, take it illegally.AL Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports from Nigeria's commerical capital, Lagos.