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The Economy of Conflict in the Oil Rich Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
Economies of war underpinned by greed and opportunities have been posited to underlie causality, dynamics and the sustenance of conflicts and particularly Africa’s resource wars. The study examinesExpand
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Civil society, oil and conflict in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: ramifications of civil society for a regional resource struggle
  • A. Ikelegbe
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
  • 1 September 2001
Civil society has been associated with challenges and popular struggles for state and democratic reforms. Though these may relate to the articulation of substantive ethnic, regional and communalExpand
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Beyond the Threshold of Civil Struggle: Youth Militancy and the Militia-Ization of the Resource Conflicts in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
The resource agitations and conflicts in the oil rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria that were originally civil and communal have since been transformed into armed struggles conducted by disparateExpand
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Engendering Civil Society: Oil, Women Groups and Resource Conflicts in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria
Civil society has been an active mobilisational and agitational force in the resource conflicts of the Niger Delta region in Nigeria. The paper examines the gender segment of civil society and itsExpand
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The perverse manifestation of civil society: evidence from Nigeria
  • A. Ikelegbe
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Modern African Studies
  • 1 March 2001
Civil society has been a central force in political and economic reforms. The activities and even proliferation of civil groups have been seen by several authors as vital to the democratisationExpand
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