The niger delta region, the crude oil bearing region of nigeria, has witnessed an unprecedented spate of violent conflicts in the recent past, and all efforts to quell the conflict seem to have failed to yield the desired [. Oil companies operating in the oil-rich niger delta starting in january 2006 with the kidnap- violent conflict between local oil conflict and accumulation. Nigeria niger-delta, oil, history, foreign companies, environmental impact assessment,health impact assessment, social impact etc i hope it will help you keep it up baby, i did a similar topic as a student in the uk.
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. Conflict in the niger delta arose in the early 1990s due to tensions between the foreign oil corporations, the nigerian federal government, and a number of the niger delta's ethnic groups who felt they were being exploited, particularly minority groups like the ogoni as well as the ijaw in the late. Nigeria is ranked among the most fragile states in the world the country faces significant water challenges, which vary greatly conflict over these lands killed more nigerians than boko haram in 2016 finally, in the niger delta, militant groups are attacking oil infrastructure, partially motivated by.
Tags: comflict, niger delta, reuters, timeline gunmen attacked an oil rig off the coast of nigeria's niger delta, kidnapping five people including foreigners and injuring two crew following is a timeline of unrest in the region since the late president umaru yar'adua took office in 2007. Yenagoa - youths from the niger delta region on sunday expressed solidarity with dr ibe kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum and dismissed reports that he lied about his degree class •kachikwu: hosted apc northern leaders. Gas has been flared in nigeria's niger delta since the beginning of exploitation and exploration of crude oil in the 1950s nigeria even with the challenges of energy insecurity and legislative frameworks to combat the dangers of gas flaring still suffers multiple environmental and health issues due to the.
Overview forced evictions conflict in the niger delta communal conflict industrial gas flaring petrochemical spills conclusion i introduction the niger delta region of nigeria covers approximately 70,000 square kilometers. See also niger delta nigeria, after nearly four decades of oil production, had by the early 1980s become almost completely dependent on petroleum the nigerian state forces were widely reported to have used the conflict as an excuse to raid homes, claiming that innocent civilians were cahoots. Conflict in the niger delta essay sample gas flaring flaring of gas is another environmental challenge experienced in the niger delta area gas has been flared in nigeria's niger delta since the beginning of exploitation and exploration of crude oil in the 1950s. The hangings radicalized the niger delta opposition groups, which began to organize and engage in acts of violence and terrorism directed at oil interests. The 2016 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 biafra.
The niger delta conflict is one created and exacerbated by the oil and natural gas riches of the region great hydrocarbon wealth has been extracted over the past decades, yet delta residents continue to live in underdeveloped and polluted circumstances. The niger delta region today is a place of frustrated expectations and deep-rooted mistrust long years of neglect and conflict have fostered a siege mentality specifically among youths who feel they are condemned to a future without hope and see conflict as a strategy to escape deprivation. Abstract this article evaluates the nature of corporate social responsibility related oil conflict with emphasis on the key reasons for the conflict in the niger delta region that has remained impoverished despite the region's huge contributions to the nigerian economy for many decades. The conflict in the niger delta can also be traced to the historical antecedent of the three major ethnic groups in the region (imobighe, bassey, & asun, 2002) according to ayomike (1988), there are some undisputed assertions in the literature on the rightful owner of warri in the western niger delta.
This article evaluates the nature of corporate social responsibility related oil conflict with emphasis on the key reasons for the conflict in the niger delta region that has remained impoverished despite the region's huge contributions to the nigeri. Though millions of nigerians were in the streets protesting the subsidy removal january 2012, it was only when the oil workers' threatened to strike that the despite their structural economic power, casualization has dramatically reduced the unions' associational powers and the niger delta conflict. Conflicts and insecurity in the niger delta the niger delta region of nigeria comprises the nine states abia, akwa-ibom, bayelsa, cross river, delta, edo, imo, ondo and rivers.
Network partnerships to foster peace in niger delta region we had a successful conflict assessment workshop, and linked up with many in partnership, including imo state government's peace coalition, trained peace advocates, worked with the national orientation agency and brokered. Conflict in africa: a jolt of savage fear part 1 nigeria: the cacophony of machine gun fire i am seized upon the essential of the scene to which i have devoted my review, with these in mind i create novelty in the awareness i sought to construct from the conflicting state, that the person or scene. The conflict escalated in the 1990s when the movement for since the 1950s and the discovery of oil on the ogoni territory in niger delta, oil-exploitation activities have been conducted at the expense of the population and of the environment.