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The Diseconomies of Oil Spill in Niger Delta of Nigeria

Oriakhi, Dickson E. and Okafor, Chinwuba A. (2004) The Diseconomies of Oil Spill in Niger Delta of Nigeria. BIU Journal of Social and Management Sciences, 1 (1). pp. 34-54.

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Oil is the highest contributor to the growth and development of the Nigerian economy. However the attendant pollution of the environment and the subsequent erosion of the means of livelihood of oil producing communities are anti sustainable development. This paper examines the problems of oil spillage, its implication for ecosystem, and calls for the design of appropriate policies to sustain environmental protection and the economic growth and development of oil producing communities.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Management
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2014 12:29
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2014 12:32

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