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Socio-Economic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria's Niger Delta

@inproceedings{Faith2013SocioEconomicPO,
  title={Socio-Economic Problems of Oil Exploration and Exploitation in Nigeria's Niger Delta},
  author={Sajini Iwejingi Faith},
  year={2013}
}
Since the 1970s, Nigeria’s socio-economic and political fortune have been intricately linked with oil explorations, with petroleum oil providing about 95 percent of exports earnings and accounting for over 80 percent of government revenue as well as generating over 40 percent of the GDP. It is revealing to note that the oil that generate these numerous benefit to Nigeria come solely from the Niger Delta region. However, the paradox is that while oil from Niger Delta has generated massive… 
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