Regional inequality and the niger delta policy brief no 5 prepared for the world development report 2009 kate higgins summary: this brief explores regional inequality in nigeria, focussing specifically on the niger delta. Shell petroleum development company in the niger delta: modernizing nigeria's oil exploitation for profit, the environment and local populations | phd work. Development problems in the niger delta region: a study in christian development ethics (europäische hochschulschriften / european university studies / publications universitaires européennes) [clement akinseloyin] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers.
Corruption in the underdevelopment of the niger delta in nigeria by daniel egiegba agbiboa [email protected] center of development studies university of cambridge & benjamin maiangwa [email protected] institute for sustainability and peace united nations university abstract: this paper rethinks corruption as the 'curse' of development and political stability in the niger delta. I the niger delta development commission's approach to infrastructure and socio-economic development of the niger delta region of nigeria unoanwanaile mbiakudi okon. Development of a partially-avulsed submarine channel on the niger delta continental slope: architecture and controlling factors author links open overlay panel xiaoming zhao a b kun qi a b li liu a b chenglin gong c williamd mccaffrey d.
The niger delta development commission (nddc) as an interventionist commission mandated to pull the niger delta region (ndr) out of the socio-economic, environmental and political problems that have engulfed the. Shell responded by saying that it has trained more than 6,000 young people from the niger delta in enterprise development and management since 2003, contributed $148m in scholarships and other. Nass has been tasked to restructure the policy framework governing the operations of agencies established for the development of the niger delta region. This laid the foundation of the underdevelopment and poverty of the niger delta region the preceding works suggest that the british trading companies and colonial state laid the basis for the niger delta development crisis and the failure of state efforts.
According to the niger delta human development report, the prevailing situation not only explains the increasing waves of restiveness in the region, it also presages a grim future for the region and the country. The niger delta is the richest area of biodiversity in nigeria, but regular oil spills that are not cleaned up, blatant dumping of industrial waste and promises of development projects which are not followed through, have all added to the increasing environmental and health problems. Responding, president buhari emphasised that the constitutional provisions for niger delta development would be carefully studied for inclusiveness, especially in the prioritization of federal. Concerns and agitations for a planned development of the niger delta region are not recent issues, as many not conversant with the historical antecedents of this region are wont to think.
Olomu and development of urhoboland and western niger delta offers fresh perspectives on the origin of the urhobo people as well as the pre-historic development of their lands in nigeria's western niger delta. Niger delta development forum 67 likes politician breaking the niger delta leaders listed 16 demands as niger delta peace initiative was held today with pmb in abuja. Niger delta women's movement for peace & development - ndwpd 425 likes 4 talking about this the niger delta women's movement for peace and. The study is on niger delta development commission and sustainable development of niger delta region of nigeria, the case of rivers state the main objective of the study is to examine the impact of the activities of niger delta development commission on sustainable development of rivers state in particular, and niger delta region at large. A review of niger delta human development report title of book: niger delta human development report publisher: united nations development programme (undp), abuja, nigeria.
Projects in the niger delta region of nigeria would yield fruitful and meaningful people‟s oriented result before the era or advent of petroleum, the principal. The proceedings of the national conference on the management of nigeria's petroleum and energy resources for sustainable development in the niger delta, held at delta state university, abraka, delta state, nigeria, in september, 2000, 79-88. The niger delta development commission (nddc) has cancelled projects worth n200 billion in the nine niger delta states commissioner representing delta state on the nddc board, dr ogaga ifowodo. Claims by oil giant shell that it has cleaned up heavily polluted areas of the niger delta are blatantly false, amnesty international and the centre for environment, human rights and development (cehrd) said in a new report published today clean it up: shell's false claims about oil spills in the.
Energy poverty, poor governance, gas flaring, and oil pollution are just some of the myriad issues facing the people of the niger delta the united nations development programme's (undp) summary of the situation in the niger delta is disappointingly accurate. The niger delta development commission has conducted computer-based tests for 2,835 candidates out of the over 4,000 that applied for its post-graduate foreign scholarship scheme for 2018. An amnesty offered to militants in the niger delta in 2009 was intended to end fighting, oil theft and other disruption in the region graduate certificate in global energy, development.
And the niger delta development board (nddb) was established by an act of parliament in april 1961appearantly, after 9 years of its establishment, nddb did not develop the region due, mainly, to the inherent structural, administrative and funding problems earlier. The niger delta occupies 75% of the total land area of nigeria and was historically a major producer of palm oil with traders living in the area using the delta and the river niger as a centre for inland trade for oil and outward trade for slaves. The ministry of niger delta affairs was created on september 10, 2008 by his excellency, president umaru musa yar'adua to promote and coordinate policies for the development, peace and security of the niger delta region.