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Making a difference in the Niger delta : February 2001-September 2006

Making a difference in the Niger delta : February 2001-September 2006

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Published by Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria) -- Social conditions ,
  • Niger River Delta (Nigeria) -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNDDC ; editor, Anietie Usen.
    ContributionsNigeria. Niger Delta Development Commission.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN831.N545 M25 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23147392M
    ISBN 109783157450
    ISBN 109789783157453
    LC Control Number2008556919

      Haliburton and TotalFina are among the many private oil companies with close links to politics, which has been widely documented (Betts et al., ). Nigeria’s current Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo, visited the Niger Delta region in February . It said reserves began to build from April , when the total came to 37 billion dollars. .Govt money won't make much of a difference to people's lives. My point is that spending oil money generously on the Niger-Delta won't make much of a positive impact on the lives of its indigenes.

    Analysis - EXISTING reports indicate that he is the leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger-Delta (MEND), the chief militant group in the Niger-Delta region, but, Henry Imomotimi. New Nigerian Cinema (also known as New Wave or controversially as New Nollywood) is an emerging phase in Nigerian cinema, in which there became a major shift in the method of film production, from the video format, which came about during the video boom, back to the cinema method, which constituted the films produced in the Golden era of Nigerian cinema history.

    What will make this gathering so different, is that it is not the net worth that reflects on their bank balances that is the topic of discussion, but rather the worth that cuts deeper into what matters most to women — the betterment of their families, communities and the people they lead. We need to take a leaf out of the book of the many. The Nigerian Civil War (also known as the Biafran War and the Nigerian-Biafran War) was a civil war in Nigeria fought between the government of Nigeria and the secessionist state of Biafra from 6 July to 15 January Biafra represented nationalist aspirations of the Igbo people, whose leadership felt they could no longer coexist with the Northern-dominated federal government.


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Making a difference in the Niger delta : February 2001-September 2006 Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mungo Park (11 September – ) was a Scottish explorer of West Africa. After an exploration of the upper Niger River aroundhe wrote a popular and influential travel book titled Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa in which he theorized the Niger and Congo merged to become the same river.

He was killed during a second expedition, having successfully traveled about two Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. The most productive region of the nation is the coastal Niger Delta Basin in the Niger Delta or "South-south" region which encompasses 78 of the oil fields.

Most of Nigeria's oil fields are small and scattered, and as ofthese small unproductive fields accounted for % of all Nigerian production. The respondents for the study comprised of two hundred () undergraduates from selected universities in Niger Delta area of Nigeria.

The analysis of the result was done using descriptive statistics. The name of Niger Delta is deri ved from River Niger which is the largest dr ainage basin in the West African sub-region. River Niger covers parts of Rivers State, Bayelsa Sta te and Delta State. Nigeria: Current Issues and U.S.

Policy Congressional Research Service RL VERSION 43 UPDATED 2 Figure 1. Nigeria at a Glance Size: More than twice the size of California Capital: Abuja Population: million; % growth rate Languages: English (official), Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo (Igbo), Fulani, over other local languages.

The oil-rich Nigeria’s Niger Delta is loc ated in th e south of the nation and on the delta of “River Niger”.

Niger Delta comprises of nine oil-bearing states namely Abia, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa. This study assessed the capability of hyperspectral (HS) images from the Hyperion EO-1 and multispectral (MS) images from the Sentinel-2A satellite fo.

A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta, general national news, politics, business, energy, sports, entertainment.

Ina catwalk model believed to be Darego posed topless at a fashion show], causing outrage in Nigeria. Darego has made no comment. Darego is currently working on a. Today (Feb 8, ), I watched CNN's Jeff Koinange's report on the Niger Delta crisis.

I was overawed by the bravado, the audacity, of the militants in that part of Nigeria, as their speedboats patrolled the waters of the Delta areas. Yes, PATROLLED. I explained to my co-worker that what we both saw on CNN was a microcosm of the Nigerian society at large - the absence of government, the.

Focusing on the Niger Delta in Nigeria, it is argued that the contradictory tension inherent in the peace making efforts of oil MNCs and the nature of their core business activities (i.e., oil. The current conflict in the Niger Delta first arose in the early s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the Niger Delta's minority ethnic groups who feel they are being exploited, particularly the Ogoni and the and political unrest continued throughout the s despite the return to democracy and the election of the Obasanjo government in By making research easy to access, and puts the academic needs of the researchers before the business interests of publishers.

Our authors and editors We are a community of more thanauthors and editors from 3, institutions spanning countries, including Nobel Prize winners and some of the world’s most-cited researchers. Nigeria's largest oil producer, Shell, which until a few years ago was producing about 1 million barrels of crude oil a day from its operations in the Niger Delta, saw its output decline.

Introduction. Crude oil has fuelled worsening social relations in Nigeria since its discovery in Oloibiri in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in (Oyefusi ; ).The oil-producing communities have seen little beyond violence, state repression, squalor, unemployment and pervasive neglect (Oyefusi ; Ibeanu and Luckham ; Okereke ; Okonta ; Human Rights Watch ).

Opinion - When President Goodluck Jonathan and former British Prime Minister/United Nations Special Envoy on Education, Gordon Brown launched the Safe Schools Initiative last year, opponents of.

People Making a Difference. Change Agent. Global Voices Febru insists the problem of underdevelopment in the delta is already being addressed by the Niger Delta Development.

elections/appointments: president directly elected by qualified majority popular vote and at least 25% of the votes cast in 24 of Nigeria's 36 states; president elected for a 4-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 23 February (next to be held in February ); note: the election was scheduled for 16 February   Food insecurity and drought remain perennial problems for Niger, and the government plans to invest more in irrigation.

Niger’s three-year $ million IMF Extended Credit Facility (ECF) agreement for the years was extended until the end of In Februarythe IMF approved a new 3-year $ million ECF.

Oil and gas have been described as the mainstay of the Nigerian economy today. The irony of it however, is that the Niger Delta areas, where the country's oil wealth is being derived from, has. February 4, It's more common to hear gunfire in the Niger Delta, especially near oil production installations.

The gangs are bolder and better armed, and are increasingly taking on the troops and security guards protecting the oil facilities. After I read it, I looked at a article by Mead in the same journal, titled “Cultural Difference”. The two substantially echo each other and are tied to a book by Mead, which I really dread to look at.

1. In “Culture and Poverty”, Mead is talking about “structural poverty” (though he doesn’t use the term), and yet does.Enemugwem JH (). The Niger Delta of Nigeria: A World Class Oil Region in Africa, Africana Journal.

4 (1) 6: Oladipo G, Amangi-Peters DI (). Incidence of Cheek Dimples among South-South and South-Eastern Nigerians. African Journal of Biomedical Research. 3 (2): Omotoso GO ().