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Nigeria's rusting shipwreck problem

Al Jazeera English
Al Jazeera English
7 years ago|16 views
Hundreds of shipwrecks litter Nigeria's rivers and coast, causing environmental damage to marine life and fishing villages.

The abandoned vessels are also being used in illegal oil smuggling but with former owners difficult to trace and a tangle of government bureaucracy, little is being done to clean up the mess.
 
Al Jazeera Yvonne Ndege has more from Lagos.