Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis

Written By Victor Ojakorotu
Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis
  • Publsiher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release : 04 December 2021
  • ISBN : 3643106394
  • Pages : 155 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis written by Victor Ojakorotu which was release on 04 December 2021, this book published by LIT Verlag Münster. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis provides deep insights into the complex and varied interests that are at play in the Niger Delta. The nine treatises in this book identify the primary motivations and major players in the imbroglio surrounding the international oil market. The bold academic discourses, to a large extent, blame British imperialism, global capitalism, and Nigeria's political elites for the situation in the Niger Delta, which has a far-reaching global effect.

Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis

Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis
  • Author : Victor Ojakorotu
  • Publisher : LIT Verlag Münster
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 155
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : Anatomy of the Niger Delta Crisis provides deep insights into the complex and varied interests that are at play in the Niger Delta. The nine treatises in this book identify the primary motivations and major players in the imbroglio surrounding the international oil market. The bold academic discourses, to a ...

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  • Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2022-01-04
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : This book interrogates the nature of elections and election violence in the African countries. It traces the causes of the governance menace to multiple factors that are not limited to poverty, unemployment, and media. The book documents how election violence cripples the nation-building process across many African countries. Consequently, it ...

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Political Violence and Oil in Africa
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-06-08
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : The book argues that in order to better understand the undercurrents of the Niger Delta conflict, it is imperative to analyse the dynamics of choice in terms of the distinct courses of action taken by the Ogoni and Ijaw. Given the similar structural constraints, the author considers why the Ogoni ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-10
  • Total pages : 925
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : This handbook constitutes a single collection of well researched articles and essays on African politics, governance and development from the pre-colonial through colonial to the post-colonial eras. Over the course of these interconnected periods, African politics have evolved with varied experiences across different parts of the continent. As politics is ...

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  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-30
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : This book analyses how African literary texts have engaged with pressing ecological problems in Africa. It is a multi-disciplinary text, for both researchers and scholars of African Studies, the environment and postcolonial literature....

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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-10-04
  • Total pages : 582
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : The Postcolonial World presents an overview of the field and extends critical debate in exciting new directions. It provides an important and timely reappraisal of postcolonialism as an aesthetic, political, and historical movement, and of postcolonial studies as a multidisciplinary, transcultural field. Essays map the terrain of the postcolonial as ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014-07-08
  • Total pages : 253
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : Since 9/11, international security has been redefined and new challenges have been identified. Africa is facing new security challenges, and the continent has become an important battleground in the fight against terrorism. The revolutions of 2011 and after, now known as the Arab Spring, have highlighted the African peoples continuing struggle against ...

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  • Publisher : Pretoria University Law Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-06
  • Total pages : 346
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : At the start of Nigeria’s Fourth Republic on 29 May 1999, there was great optimism as to the emergence of a new democratic future representing a significant break from the political undulations of the past. Two decades and four presidential epochs later, there is a prevalent question as to how well ...

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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : 'Think globally, act locally' has become a call to environmentalist mobilization, proposing a closer connection between global concerns, local issues and individual responsibility. A History of Environmentalism explores this dialectic relationship, with ten contributors from a range of disciplines providing a history of environmentalism which frames global themes and narrates ...

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  • Author : Douglas Guilfoyle
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Total pages : 368
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : ÔA number of books dealing with piracy have been published in recent years. This book stands out by the breadth of its coverage, which, unusually and much to be welcomed, includes detailed consideration of both public and private law. The book is also notable for the quality and range of ...

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  • Author : J. M. Ayuba
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Release Date : 2014-07-14
  • Total pages : 222
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : This book is about the emergence of ombatse, an Eggon ethnic militia in central Nigeria. Ombatse has become an invention by some Eggon people in response to their 'bleak' suffering or 'marginalised' situation in an attempt to effect their 'liberation'. It was initially formed as a political movement but after ...

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  • Author : Nima Mersadi Tabari
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-09-01
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : Lex Petrolea and International Investment Law: Law and Practice in the Persian Gulf offers readers a detailed analysis of jurisprudence on the settlement of upstream petroleum disputes between host states in the Persian Gulf and foreign investors. Dr Nima Mersadi Tabari considers the historical, political, and socio-economic roots of the ...

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  • Author : Toyin Falola,Emmanuel Mbah
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2016-12-19
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : This book provides unique and detailed perspectives on different aspects of dissent, protest and disputes and how these have, in turn, continued to pose challenges in Africa. The contributors argue that, dissent, protest and most forms of disputes in Africa are the result of daily challenges that its people have ...

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  • Author : Cyril Obi,Siri Aas Rustad
  • Publisher : Zed Books Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2011-02-10
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : The recent escalation in the violent conflict in the Niger Delta has brought the region to the forefront of international energy and security concerns. This book analyses the causes, dynamics and politics underpinning oil-related violence in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It focuses on the drivers of the conflict, ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-11
  • Total pages : 529
  • ISBN : 3643106394
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Summary : In view of the explosion of violent conflicts in many parts of the world and the hasty, but prevailing, assumption that ethnicity is the source of these conflicts, this book is encompassed to highlight, describe and examine how ethnicity is politicized in many of these current conflicts. By deploying the ...