Oil, NGOs & youths: struggles for resource control in the Niger delta

@article{Ifeka2001OilN,
  title={Oil, NGOs & youths: struggles for resource control in the Niger delta},
  author={C. Ifeka},
  journal={Review of African Political Economy},
  year={2001},
  volume={28},
  pages={105 - 99}
}
  • C. Ifeka
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Review of African Political Economy
  • The Niger Delta, one of the world's largest wetlands and the sixth largest exporter of crude oil, is notorious for environmental pollution, poverty and violence. For four decades the Federal Nigerian Government has neglected its obligations to fishing communities in the vicinity of oil wells or facing offshore platforms. Although the Federal Government takes 60% of the dollar sales of crude oil (40% goes to the oil companies), the political class has declined to regulate gas flaring, pipeline… CONTINUE READING
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