Browsing: The Niger-Delta Question

Her initial appointment as Petroleum Minister was greeted with loud objections and skepticism both in the industry and the larger Nigerian society. It was not only about her academic qualifications and work experience, which industry watchers believed were simply inadequate to supervise Nigeria’s most important industry.

Events in Nigeria reflect the multiplicity of interests, aspirations and priorities of the ethnic groups, religious affiliations and political preferences of her citizens. For many reasons it can be described as a multi-coloured web crafted without design by a variegated species of spiders working exclusively.