The Niger Delta Crisis: It’s Impact on Nigerian’s National Security

The Niger Delta Crisis: It’s Impact on Nigerian’s National Security

LITERATURE REVIEW

The Niger Delta is one of the numerous parts of the country which have enjoyed considerable academic attention, scholars from different intellectual and academic persuasions have carried out research on different aspect of the history. Society and economy of the Niger Delta, History remains a veritable and indispensable discipline for any critical understanding of Niger Delta Crisis at any period. Also, most of the historical work say up to 1960 do not have direct relevance to the impact which the Niger Delta Crisis is planning in Nigerian national security. However, a fact which remain Niger Delta Crisis can be adequately appreciated with a good knowledge of relevant academic publications on the history of the people and culture of the region called “Niger Delta” it is in this connection that was shall take a cursory look at some core historical literature on the Niger Delta history and people before the demise of colonial rule in 1960. This aspect of review of existing literature will lead us to the one that are published since 1960 and most importantly in the past few years. [Read more…]