Environmental degradation of Nigeria’s Niger Delta region is causing poverty as well as food insecurity, increased crime and conflict.
Adequate wastewater treatment systems are crucial to ensure that wastewater from the oil industry does less damage.
Insecurity of assets and life with declining capacity for technical and market production are responsible for Nigeria’s low crude oil production.
Some Niger Delta residents are less concerned about oil-induced hazards and risks, or floods and erosion. They are more worried about a lack of sanitation amenities.
As a short term measure, modular refineries may help Nigeria with its fuel crisis. It is however not likely to be a long term solution.
Academics reflect on books on topical issues in Nigeria that they read in 2021.
Nigeria’s current political problems are simply too daunting to embark on an honest journey to true federalism at this stage.
The Southern African Development Community does not have a remarkable record of military interventions in civil conflicts in the region.
The insecurity that plagues Nigeria significantly undermines the quality of life for its people.
J.P Clark’s work moved beyond agitating for justice in Nigeria’s Niger Delta. He was in love with nature.
Nigeria is not getting full benefits of increased funding for its military
Nigeria’s poet and playwright, John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo, died on October 13 aged 86
Mismanagement of funds appears to be the biggest challenge confronting the Niger Delta peacebuilding programme.
Young people’s lives in the Niger Delta have not improved because development agencies have been hijacked by local leaders
Chronic pollution has robbed many young Nigerians of a stable future in the place where they grew up.
The Niger Delta oil conflict requires broad consultation and effective dialogue between communities, oil companies and the Nigerian government.
Feeding a simple narrative of piracy without a broader look at other maritime security challenges hinders progress in dealing with it.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is hoping to be reelected but he’s fallen short on the country’s security challenges.
Climate change, pollution and illegal fishing by foreign boats is threatening the livelihoods of millions of people.
Protests are raising tensions in Africa’s most populous country, with agitators and federal troops clashing on the streets. But is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war?