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Conflict and Instability in the Niger Delta

The Warri Case

by Thomas A. Imobighe

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Spectrum Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Politics and government,
  • Ethnic relations,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Warri (Nigeria),
  • Warri,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic conflict,
  • General,
  • Nigeria

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191578M
    ISBN 109780293701
    ISBN 109789780293703

      "The Niger Delta is awash with weapons," Prof George Frynas, a specialist in Nigeria's oil industry, told the BBC's World Today programme. He says the weapons have been bought from the proceeds of kidnapping oil workers, selling oil they steal from pipelines and that some have been distributed by politicians at election time. Poverty in Nigeria used to be significant despite high economic growth it first started sometime during the British a has one of the world's highest economic growth rates (averaging % but according to the Nigeria economic report released in July , by the world bank, poverty may have been overestimated because the country's economy is now being understood more and more.

    This response of further securitization and militarization, alongside the continuation of the existing strategy of paying-off militants, may serve only to perpetuate the cycle of instability which has been prevalent in the Niger Delta for decades, adding to the repeated failure to .   In this book, the author was synthesising what the people he interviewed told him about why there is conflict in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. To safeguard his claim against the inherent weaknesses of that methodology as well as the fluidity of meaning, he has put a contextual caveat to the argument of the book in terms of space and time.

    complement existing efforts to address the conflict in the Niger Delta. An evidence of the fact that the crisis in the region is far from being over is the latest series of violence emanating from the area as a result of the grievances and activities of the group called Niger Delta Avengers. Therefore, there is the need to seek for other measuresFile Size: KB. -the flawed elections of , evidence of voting fraud, rigged elections, political violence, INEC manipulated by the presidency -the conflict in the Niger delta because of the use of oil.


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Conflict and Instability in the Niger Delta: The Warri Case [Imobighe, Thomas A., Bassey, Celestine O., Asuni, Judith Burdin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conflict and Instability in the Niger Delta: The Warri CaseAuthor: Thomas A. Imobighe.

Conflict and instabilitiy in the Niger delta by Thomas A. Imobighe, Celestine O. Bassey, Judith Burdin Asuni, FebruarySpectrum Books edition, Paperback in English Conflict and Instability in the Niger Delta (February edition) | Open Library.

instability in the Niger Delta, particularly since the late s. This study aims to enhance understanding of the factors that have contributed to violent conflict in the Niger Delta so that the Bank country team (and development partners and government) can take them into account in strategy formation and program Size: 1MB.

(). Oil Extraction, Dispossession, Resistance, and Conflict in Nigeria's Oil-Rich Niger Delta. Canadian Journal of Development Studies / Revue canadienne d'études du développement: Vol.

30, No.pp. Cited by:   CONFLICT AND INSTABILITY IN THE NIGER DELTA: THE WARRI CASE by T.A IMOBIGHE, SPECTRUM BOOKS edition, in Undetermined. Delta Avengers) and the NDV (Niger Delta Volunteers), the same message resonates: the land is not at peace, and the conflicts are escalating rather than abating.

The Niger Delta conflict is an ongoing conflict around the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in a bid for the secession of the region, which was a part of the breakaway state of follows on-and-off conflict in the Christian-dominated southern Niger Delta in the preceding years, as well as an insurgency in the Muslim-dominated on: Niger Delta.

the Niger Delta Region, from to The objective is to provide insight into the stability and impact of that violence on the country. The analysis used in this report is based on the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data (ACLED). The conflict events in the Niger Delta Region fluctuated between and   Maybe it’s because the conflict between anti-oil insurgents and the government has gone on for so long, some 20 years, that there’s a bit of “Niger Delta fatigue.” Or perhaps it’s Author: University of Houston Energy Fellows.

Good Governance: Civil society groups in the Niger Delta emphasized the importance of good governance as a key component of conflict prevention in the region. Many felt that the issue of governance, values, and ethics were missing factors in the Niger Delta.

In particular, good governance would engender accountability in development efforts. Conflict in the Niger Delta More Than a Local Affair Summary • Neither Nigeria nor foreign donors are investing enough to end violent conflict in the Niger Delta. While Nigerian officials opt to buy short-term cease-fires, such as the amnesty process, other governments spend too little in money and manpower to grow local civil.

The study will further investigate the influence of variables of interest, such as, gender, age, religion, ethnic background and educational qualification on causes of conflict in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria as expressed by youths in Delta State.

by: 3. Conflict over these lands killed more Nigerians than Boko Haram in Finally, in the Niger Delta, militant groups are attacking oil infrastructure, partially motivated by conflict over rights to land and waterways.

Oil spills also contribute to food insecurity and malnutrition in. In the case of the Niger Delta conflict, Ghana provides an appropriate location for negotiations.

Resource based conflicts and political instability in Africa: Major trends, challenges and. Ajodo-Adebanjoko, Angela and TakimOjua An assessment of Niger-Delta crisis on Nigeria’s external relations – From – International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 3 (8), pp.

– Akintunde, Jide and Martins Hile Issues in resolving oil conflict in the Niger Delta. Financial Nigeria, 16 June ‘Securing Development and Peace in the Niger Delta: A Social and Conflict Analysis for Change’ (Paul Francis, Book January with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Isaac Boro, a young delta revolutionary, proclaims a Niger Delta Republic to comprise mainly the delta’s majority tribe, the Ijaw. He launches a “twelve day revolution” in the Niger.

The case of Nigeria's Niger Delta. The conflict in the oil producing region in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producing country offers a good case for an analysis of the nexus between oil and violent conflict in Africa.

The conflict in the Niger Delta is very well known and continues to nourish a steady stream of scholarly writing and news Cited by: The paper examines conflict and political stability in Nigeria: Causes, Consequences and Prospects.

It observes that the occurrence of conflicts in any society could be more violent, leading to wanton destruction of lives and properties.

The conflict happening in the Niger Delta stated in The tensions involve foreign oil corporation and members of some Niger Delta’s minority ethnic Conflict in the Niger Delta.

Filed Under: Research papers Tagged With: conflict. 3 pages, words The instability continued from the s until recently even though there are.

Forcing the wealth of the Niger Delta to run the North has unfortunately become the trend and reality to date but with the western and eastern states inclusive. Before this period, however, the Niger Delta, like other ethnic groups was already in existence. This implies Niger Delta as a region is older than Nigeria.(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The constant drum beat of headlines about Dafur, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Somalia, as well as the other states in Africa that are beleaguered by political instability have made the causes of failed states and intra-state political conflicts a .Analysis - The killing of 50 people in a communal clash in Cross River State and the murder of oil workers by armed bandits in Warri, Delta State both of which happened in the last two weeks have.