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POLITICAL ECONOMY OF RESOURCE CONTROL AND FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA: A CASE OF NIGER DELTA REGION BETWEEN 1999 AND 2011

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page …………………………………………………………….i
Approval page ………………………………………………………..ii
Dedication …………………………………………………………….iii
Acknowledgement …………………………………………… ……iv
Table of contents ……………………………………………………..v
Abstract …………………………………………………. ….. …… vi
CHAPTER ONE
1.1 Introduction ………………………………………………………..1
1.2 Statement of the problem ………………………………………… 4
1.3 Objective of the study ………………………………………. ……6
1.4 Significance of the study ………………………………………… 7
1.5 Literature Review ………………………………………… ………30
1.6 Theoretical framework …………………………………………….34
1.7 Hypotheses …………………………………………………………35
1.8 Method of Data Collection …………………………………………36
1.9 Method of Data Analysis……………………………………………38
CHAPTER TWO
2.0 The Niger-Delta ……………………………………………………. 43
2.1 Ethnographical Location of Niger Delta……………………………43
2.2 Historical Background of Niger Delta………………………………45
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2.3 Niger Delta and Federalism in Nigeria ……………………………..51
CHAPTER THREE
3.0 The Contending Perspective on Resource Control …………………62
3.1 Revenue Allocation …………………………………………………62
3.2 The Threshold of the Agitation for Resource Control………………73
3.3 Revenue Allocations, Resource Control and Socio-Political Crisis
in the Niger Delta……………………………………………………. 76
3.4 The Impact of the Crisis ……………………………………………80
CHAPTER FOUR
4.0 Political Economy of Resource Control and Federalism in Nigeria a
Case Study of Niger Delta ……………………………………….84
4.1 Implication of Niger Delta Crisis ………………………………… 84
4.2 Institutional Solutions to Niger Delta Question ………………… 84
4.3 International Consideration for the Resolution of the Crisis ………94
CHAPTER FIVE
5.0 Summary, Conclusion and Recommendation …………………… 98
5.1 Summary ……………………………………………………………98
5.2 Conclusion ………………………………………………………….100
5.3 Recommendation ……………………………………………………102
Bibliography……………………

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