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Petroleum Exploitation or Human Exploitation? An Overview of Niger Delta Oil Producing Communities in Nigeria

IT Ajibade, AA Awomuti


This paper examined the impact of petroleum exploitation on the
environment of the Niger Delta oil producing communities in Nigeria. This is
in furtherance of the understanding that human beings are at the centre of
concerns for sustainable development. The paper observed that there was
need for the adoption of measures that would provide a reasonable degree of
protection of ecological and human environment from the activities of the oil
industry in Nigeria
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