Last updated at 17:52 BST, Thursday, 02 August 2012

Nigerian oil theft

A Nigerian oil worker

Jennifer and Neil talk about the massive theft of oil which is damaging the economy of Nigeria.

This week's question:

What is the capital city of Nigeria? Is it:

a) Lagos

b) Abuja

c) Freetown

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.

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Nigerian oil theft

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Vocabulary

pipelines

tubes used to transport things like oil and gas

barge

a long boat with a heavy bottom used for transportation

tankers

huge ships used for transporting liquid or gas

refineries

factories where crude oil is made suitable for use as fuel

seize

take by force

amnesty

a fixed period of time during which people are not punished for a crime