Nigeria ’ s Niger Delta : Understanding the Complex Drivers of Violent Oil-related Conflict

@inproceedings{Obi2010NigeriaS,
  title={Nigeria ’ s Niger Delta : Understanding the Complex Drivers of Violent Oil-related Conflict},
  author={Cyril O. Obi},
  year={2010}
}
This paper explores the complex roots and dimensions of the Niger Delta conflict which has escalated from ethnic minority protests against the federal Nigerian State-Oil Multinationals’ alliance in the 1990’s to the current insurgency that has attracted worldwide attention. It also raises some conceptual issues drawn from ‘snapshots’ taken from various perspectives in grappling with the complex roots of the oilrelated conflict in the paradoxically oil-rich but impoverished region as an… CONTINUE READING

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