Causes and consequences of crude oil pipeline vandalism in the Niger delta region of Nigeria: A confirmatory factor analysis approach

@article{Umar2017CausesAC,
  title={Causes and consequences of crude oil pipeline vandalism in the Niger delta region of Nigeria: A confirmatory factor analysis approach},
  author={Ahmed Tukur Umar and Moh{\^a}€{\texttrademark}d Shahwahid Hajj Othman},
  journal={Cogent economics \& finance},
  year={2017},
  volume={5},
  pages={1353199-1353199}
}
Significant number of crude oil pipeline vandalism in the Niger delta region of Nigeria were carried out by the militant groups on the pretext for a better environmental management and development of the region. This research work examined the relation between socioeconomic, institutional factors and pipeline vandalism using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The CFA is a superior model of analysis since it establishes a better mathematical relationship between observed and unobserved… 

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