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Niger Delta rivalry

Obaro Ikime

Niger Delta rivalry

Itsẹkiri-Urhobo relations and the European presence, 1884-1936

by Obaro Ikime

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Published by Longmans in Harlow .
Written in English

  • Jekri (African people),
  • Urhobo (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesIbadan history series, Ibadan history series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 301 p., 9 plates (3 fold.).
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22803199M
    ISBN 10582645158
    LC Control Number74486936

    'This place used to be green': the brutal impact of oil in the Niger Delta Rural towns and villages in the Niger Delta rely on fishing and farming as their main source of : Rebecca Ratcliffe.

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The depositional environments, and corresponding sedimentary facies, are distributed concentrically within the deltaic region.

The first title in a planned series of classic texts, written and published in Niger Delta rivalry book, on the history and culture of the Niger Delta. Long out of print, this book brings together oral traditional evidence and all other available historical material including the work of the eminent historian of.

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The current conflict in the Niger Delta first arose in the early s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the Niger Delta's minority ethnic groups who feel they are being exploited, particularly the Ogoni and the and political unrest continued throughout the s despite the return to democracy [clarification needed] and Niger Delta rivalry book election of the Obasanjo Location: Niger Delta, Nigeria.

The western (or Northern) Niger Delta is an heterogeneous society with several ethnic groups including the Urhobo, Isoko, Itsekiri, Ijaw (or Izon) and Ukwuani groups in Delta State; the Bini, Esan,Auchi,Esako,oral,igara and Afenmai in Edo State; Niger Delta rivalry book the Yoruba (Ilaje) in Ondo State.

The Untold Story of a Nigerian Royal Family presents the story of the Urhobo ruling family of Okpe Kingdom and its political power in Nigeria. It traces the origins and history of the Okpe people and their social and political organization.

Topics include: The Okpe revolution of the sixteenth century and the assassination of Esezi I - British Colonial rule of the kingdom, late s Reviews: 1. Niger Delta rivalry book classic work that provides us with background information about the Niger Delta Crisis is Obaro Ikime’s Niger Delta; Rivalry: Itsekiri-Urhobo Relations and Europeans presence Even though the work focuses on the three ethnic groups Urhobo, Itsekiri and Isoko in the Niger Delta it dwells essentially on the context for the then identified resources of the region.

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Lessons from the Niger Delta. Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development. Natural Resources, Conflict, and Sustainable Development book. Lessons from the Niger Delta.

Edited By Okechukwu Ukaga, Ukoha O. Ukiwo, Ibaba Samuel Ibaba. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 4 May Pub. location New York. Crude oil has been the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy and the major GDP since its commercial production in at Oloibiri.

The unsustainable processes, human activities, obsolete equipment and laws involved in harnessing this natural resource has wrecked great havoc to the Niger Delta environment which is very sensitive and ecologically : Valerian Ibeawuchi Iheriohanma.

History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta is the most comprehensive compilation and study of various aspects of the history of the Urhobo people of Nigeria's Niger Delta.

It begins with an examination of the prehistory of the region, with particular focus on the Urhobo and their close ethnic neighbour, the Isoko. The book then embarks on a close assessment of the advent of British 5/5(2).

Perhaps the single most prominent event is the discovery of oil in the Niger Delta area, insince this would later become the greatest blessing and the greatest curse of the country. Turbulence. These are the main themes explored in the first one-third of the book. Welcome to Lagos ended up not being the book I was expecting it to be, but that doesnt mean that I enjoyed it any less.

What I got was a surprising (probably more my fault because I never really read synopses in much detail) but thoroughly engaging and fascinating read, with an insight into the political workings of Nigeria/5. As in the Niger valley, progress in the Delta was [17/18] followed by persecution of converts.

Even the Bishop and his son were kidnapped. In the course of these upheavals the proto-martyr of the Niger, an African named Joshua Hart, met his death by being thrown into. This book provides a critical study of the trajectory of struggles in the Niger Delta sincepaying attention to continuities and changes, including recent developments linked to the shift from local resistance, to the rupturing of the Presidential Amnesty peace deal (largely to the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta) and the.

New Calabar, a ‘city-state’ (also called a ‘trading state’) located about 16 miles from the mouth of a river of the same name (New Calabar River), was one of the Eastern Delta states of Southern Nigeria.

The other states were Bonny, Nembe Brass, Opobo and by: 1. The "scramble" for Africa: causes and dimensions of empire influence interests interior International Association Italy Jean Stengers Keltie King Leopold Lower Niger ment merchants native Niger Delta Nile nineteenth partition of Africa political Portugal Portuguese problem protectorate public opinion region result Rhodes rica rivalry.

Niger Delta Rivalry (Ibadan History) by Obaro Ikime 1 edition - first published in Written works: Chief Dogho of Warri, Groundwork of Nigerian History. The creation of armed groups in the Niger Delta region can be located within the agitation of the Niger Delta region.

The agitation which commenced in the colonial. International Journal of Peace and Conflict Studies (IJPCS), Vol.

3, No 2, December, File Size: KB. Opinion - To a first time visitor, the two offices of the Niger Delta Development Corporation (NDDC) in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital are rather disappointing.

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Curse Of The Black Gold NPR coverage of Curse Of The Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta by Ed Kashi and Michael Watts. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. The Igbo and their Niger Delta Neighbors: We Are No Second Fools by Nnamdi J.

Ijeaku (, Paperback). One of the many hundreds of year-old pipelines that crisscross the Niger delta had corroded and spewed oil for several months. Forest and farmland were now. The book will appeal to scholars and students of the Niger Delta conflicts, resource-related conflicts and social movements, in Africa and elsewhere.

Those researching in the fields of development studies, political geography, civil society and collective action will also find it useful. The Niger Delta region comprises of 9 administrative states in Nigeria namely: Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Edo, Abia, Ebonyi and Imo states.

The wider aim is to unlock the languages of the Niger Delta region, enabling peoples from all over the world, to learn and communicate in them, leading to a deeper understanding of the. Rivalry In The Camp of Niger Delta Militants Widens There an apparent crack in the camp of the Niger Delta militant groups bombing oil installations in the Niger Delta as one of the militant groups known as the Reformed Egbesu Boys of Niger Delta, unilaterally declared cessation of hostilities.

This book contains some of the leading Nigerian commentators and analysts on the Niger delta crisis and offers a magnificent tour d'horizon of the relations between natural resources, violence and human development. An important and path breaking book." –Michael Watts, Class of ’63 Professor, University of California, Berkeley.

The core information in this book was collected by Bruce Powell (†)1, a distinguished zoologist who worked for some thirty years in the Niger Delta, based first at the University of Ibadan, then at the University of Benin, moving to the University of Port Harcourt and latterly in the Rivers State University of Science and Size: 5MB.

The Niger Delta became the boom camp of international oil companies by virtue of the Petroleum Act ofNigeria’s contribution to socialist ideology. The case of Nigeria's Niger Delta. The conflict in the oil producing region in Nigeria, Africa's largest oil producing country offers a good case for an analysis of the nexus between oil and violent conflict in Africa.

The conflict in the Niger Delta is very well known and continues to nourish a steady stream of scholarly writing and news Cited by:   Vanguard News. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta. The people of the Niger Delta have genuine grievances.

Pdf theory the region gets a generous share of the nation’s oil revenues. In practice much of the money is stolen, by federal or local.The book then embarks on a close assessment of the advent of British imperialism in the Western Download pdf Delta.

History of The Urhobo People of Niger Delta also probes the arrival and impact of Western Christian missions in Urhoboland. Urhobo history is notable for the sharp challenges that the Urhobo people have faced at various points of their.The ebook are published in a book ebook Izon Tolumo- Learn Izon.

From he was a Field Research Officer and Lecturer in Izon Language at the Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa state, Nigeria. His serious work on the Izon language which started in has never waned and he continues writing books.