Oil Exploitation and Conflict in the Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria

The Niger-Delta area of Nigeria, coincides approximately to the south-south geopolitical zone of the country. Before the discovering of the black gold (crude oil), agriculture was the dominant occupation of the people in the area. This study reveals that the causes of the crises in the Niger-Delta region is sequel to the inability of the multinational companies involved in the explorations and exploitation of crude oil, and the federal government to adequately mitigate the consequences of their activities in the region. read full paper here

by Samson Imasogie Omofonmwan and Lucky Osaretin Odia

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