(first in a series of blogs bringing the voice of people in or affected by the oil industry all over the world – ed) As a little girl I loved flying and always thought I’d be an Airhostess so I could spend as much time flying as possible. Later my passion was shifted to Pharmacy more »
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The other night on a flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos, I saw what a gas flare looks like from the sky. Against a black backdrop, I counted flares by the dozens – giant, violent looking plumes of burning gas illuminating the night sky. I was struck by the darkness between the flares: I saw no electric lights, save for a few faintly glowing clusters, as I flew across a region that sustains upwards of 31 million people.