Niger Delta A Path To Prosperity by Tosan Alfred Rewane

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The wider aim is to unlock the languages of the Niger Delta region, enabling peoples from all over the world, to learn and communicate in them, leading to Niger Delta book deeper understanding of the cultures, inspiring peace, creativity and development.

We publish written and audio materials that will facilitate the learning of these languages. Niger Delta: Constraints and Pathways to Development [Ibaba Samuel Ibaba, Ibaba Samuel Ibaba] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Niger Delta: Constraints and. This very well researched book effectively places the militancy, amnesty, and post-amnesty environment in the Niger Delta within its historical and contemporary contexts while adroitly demonstrating the complexity, national, and international dimensions of the Niger Delta : Hardcover.

The Niger Delta Book Project is a project of the Resource Access Support Foundation. The modern Niger delta exemplifies a type of delta in which sand as well as mud is supplied to a receiving water body of high energy.

The depositional environments, and corresponding sedimentary facies, are distributed concentrically within the deltaic region. This book analyzes the causes, dynamics and politics underpinning oil-related violence in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria.

It focuses on the drivers of the conflict, as well as the ways the crises spawned by the political economy of oil and contradictions within Nigeria's ethnic politics have contributed to the morphing of initially poorly 1/5(1).

The lectures are published in a book titled Izon Tolumo- Learn Izon. From he was a Field Research Officer and Lecturer in Izon Language at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa state, Nigeria.

His serious work Niger Delta book the Izon language which started in has never waned and he continues writing books. Written in and published by Verso inIke Okonta and Oronto Douglas's Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights, and Oil documents four decades of violence committed against against the people and the ecosystem of the Niger Delta by.

The first title in a planned series of classic texts, written and published in Africa, on the history and culture of the Niger Delta. Long out of print, this book brings together oral traditional evidence and all other available historical material including the work of the eminent historian of the Niger Delta.

Mr Clement Umeri is an indigene of Delta State. His mother tongue language is Ika. He is also keen for the Ika and other Niger Delta languages to be more easily accessible by non-speakers.

Mr Umeri is an IT systems engineer, with over 10 years experience working. “Guerrillas of the Niger Delta” is an intriguing novel about the deadly ills of government corruption, Liberation and Deliverance. Don Veta is currently working on his second novel an exciting murder mystery : Don Veta.

This book provides an insightful history of how the Royal Shell Corporation and other oil companies have destroyed the environment and societies of the Niger Delta.

The book starts with a short history of Western colonialism from the s to the by: History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta is the most comprehensive compilation and study of various aspects of the history of the Urhobo people of Nigeria's Niger Delta.

It begins with an 5/5(2). The current conflict in the Niger Delta first Niger Delta book 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 [clarification needed] and the election of the Obasanjo Location: Niger Delta, Nigeria.

Niger Delta Crisis: Implications on Nigeria‘s Domestic Economic Output AKINBOBOLA, T. Preface This book is a collection of excellent academic materials by experienced and renowned scholars who have critically analyzed the devastating age-long oil violence in the NigerFile Size: 1MB.

The Niger delta, which stretches for nearly miles ( km) from north to south and spreads along the coast for about miles ( km), extends over an area of 14, square miles (36, square km). Within the delta the river breaks up into an In Nigeria: Drainage. The Niger delta is a vast low-lying region through which the waters of.

The Niger Delta Basin, also referred to as the Niger Delta province, is an extensional rift basin located in the Niger Delta and the Gulf of Guinea on the passive continental margin near the western coast of Nigeria with suspected or proven access to Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe.

This basin is very complex, and it carries high economic value as it contains a very. The core information in this book was collected by Bruce Powell (†)1, a distinguished zoologist who worked for some thirty years in the Niger Delta, based first at the University of Ibadan, then at the University of Benin, moving to the University of Port Harcourt and latterly in the Rivers State University of Science and Size: 5MB.

Niger is a landlocked, Sub-Saharan nation, whose economy centers on subsistence crops, livestock, and some of the world's largest uranium deposits.

Agriculture contributes approximately 40% of GDP and provides livelihood for over 80% of the population. The UN ranked Niger as the second least developed country in the world in due to. 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, as well as the ways the crises spawned by the political economy of oil and contradictions within Nigeria's ethnic politics have contributed to the morphing of initially poorly coordinated, largely non-violent protests into a pan-Delta insurgency.

The Niger Delta Basin, situated at the apex of the Gulf of Guinea on the west coast of Africa, is one of the most prolific deltaic hydrocarbon provinces in the world (Figure 1).The sedimentary basin occupies a total area of ab km 2 and is at least 11 km deep in its deepest parts.

Reserves are currently estimated to be billion bbl of oil, million bbl of condensate, and TCFG. That was the Niger delta a few years ago, where, according to Nigerian academics, writers and environment groups, oil companies have acted.

Environmental Protection, Benefit Sharing, Niger Delta, Nigeria 1. Introduction To begin, a few words describing the Niger Delta region of the Federal Republic of Nigeria—which is the geographical focus of this paper—are appropriate.

The Niger Delta region of File Size: KB. Book Description. The Niger Delta Region has in the past two decades experienced protracted violent conflicts. At the roots of these violent conflicts are the genuine quests of the people for sustainable development that is based on social justice, equity, fairness and environmental protection.

As in the Niger valley, progress in the Delta was [17/18] followed by persecution of converts. Even the Bishop and his son were kidnapped. In the course of these upheavals the proto-martyr of the Niger, an African named Joshua Hart, met his death by being thrown into.

Photographer Robin Hinsch travelled to the Niger delta, visiting the gas flaring sites, artisanal refineries, and meeting the communities living in Author: Robin Hinsch.

Community leaders in the Niger Delta region have warned against an alleged plot to blackmail and discredit the National Security Adviser, General. On Januthe court (Rechtbank) in the Hague, The Netherlands, ruled that Royal Dutch Shell can be held partially responsible for pollution in Nigeria's Niger Delta region and ordered it to pay damages to one farmer.

The Dutch court dismissed four out of five allegations of the Ogoni people against the oil company. The Niger Delta is situated in the Gulf of Guinea and extends throughout the Niger Delta Province as defined by Klett and others (). From the Eocene to the present, the delta has prograded southwestward, forming depobelts that represent the most active portion of the delta at each stage of its development (Doust and Omatsola, ).

The Izon of the Niger Delta is a global history of the Izon, Ijo or Ijaw people from their homelands in the Niger Delta, through Nigeria, the West and Central African coastlands, and in the African diaspora into Europe, the America and the Caribbean. It is a preliminary study that raise questions and opens ground for further : Ebiegberi Joe Alagoa, John Pepper Clark.

The people of the Niger Delta have genuine grievances. In theory the region gets a generous share of the nation’s oil revenues.

In practice much of the money is stolen, by federal or local. This book provides a critical study of the trajectory of struggles in the Niger Delta sincepaying attention to continuities and changes, including recent developments linked to the shift from local resistance, to the rupturing of the Presidential Amnesty peace deal (largely to the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta) and the.

Read the full-text online edition of Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, The book then embarks on a close assessment of the advent of British imperialism in the Western Niger Delta.

History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta also probes the arrival and impact of Western Christian missions in Urhoboland.\" \"Urhobo history is notable for the sharp challenges that the Urhobo people have faced at various points of. Restorative justice for Niger Delta. Antwerpen: Maklu ; Portland, OR: International Specialized Book Services [distributor], © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ifie, Egbe. Thousand gods of the Niger delta. Ibadan: Oputoru Books, (OCoLC) Document Type.

Cenozoic Foraminifera and Calcareous Nannofossil Biostratigraphy of the Niger Delta is available just as exploration and production activities are moving into the little known deep water terrain of the Niger Delta.

A thorough understanding of the Cenozoic Niger Delta will improve understanding and exploration of the evolution of deeper offshore. The Niger Delta terrain is dense and difficult, and it gives the rebels plenty of cover – as Henry Kissinger once remarked about the Vietcong during the Vietnam War, the Niger Delta rebels are Author: University of Houston Energy Fellows.

Abstract. The terms Literature of the Niger Delta and Niger Delta Literature are used interchangeably in this study to mean works of literature that have been produced by both indigenes of the Niger Delta and outsiders about the : Tanure Ojaide.

The Niger Delta is Africa’s most important oil-producing region, and one of the most polluted places on earth. For decades oil spills have been damaging the environment and devastating lives in this part of Nigeria.

Shell and Eni, two of the biggest corporations working in the Niger Delta, say that most oil spills are caused by sabotage and. Title: Counting the Cost: Kidnapped in the Niger Delta By: David Donovan Format: Paperback Number of Pages: Vendor: Christian Focus Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 10 ounces ISBN: ISBN Stock No: WWBrand: Christian Focus.On August 3, the British-Dutch oil giant Shell accepted responsibility for two massive oil spills in Nigeria’s Niger River Delta.

The spills released an amount of oil equal to 20 percent of. Dr. Ebinyo Ogbowei is a lecturer in the English Department of the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State. He is a poet, book publisher and priest.

In this interaction with Edozie Udeze he speaks on the benefits of the lockdown due to the Corona virus pandemic and what it is to all writers, book publishers and creative people.

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