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Niger Delta rivalry Itsẹkiri-Urhobo relations and the European presence, 1884-1936 by Obaro Ikime

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Published by Longmans in Harlow .
Written in English


  • Jekri (African people),
  • Urhobo (African people)

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Edition Notes

SeriesIbadan history series, Ibadan history series
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 301 p., 9 plates (3 fold.).
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22803199M
ISBN 10582645158
LC Control Number74486936

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Collaboration and Resistance in the Niger Delta - Niger Delta Rivalry. Itsekiri-Urhobo Relations and the European Presence, – By Obaro Ikime. London: Longman, Pp. xxi + , maps, plates. £3 - Volume 16 Issue 2 - D. H. JonesAuthor: D. H. Jones. The modern Niger delta exemplifies a type of delta in which sand as well as mud is supplied to a receiving water body of high energy. The depositional environments, and corresponding sedimentary facies, are distributed concentrically within the deltaic region. The first title in a planned series of classic texts, written and published in Africa, on the history and culture of the Niger Delta. Long out of print, this book brings together oral traditional evidence and all other available historical material including the work of the eminent historian of . A Geographical Survey of Igboland. Igboland is inhabited by the Igbo (also spelt Ibo), and located between latitude 50 and 7 0 north and longitude 60 and 80 east; bounded to the north by the Igala, Idoma, and Ogoja people, in the east by the Ibibio, the south by the Ijo and to the west by the Edo.

The current conflict in the Niger Delta first arose in the early s over tensions between foreign oil corporations and a number of the Niger Delta's minority ethnic groups who feel they are being exploited, particularly the Ogoni and the and political unrest continued throughout the s despite the return to democracy [clarification needed] and the election of the Obasanjo Location: Niger Delta, Nigeria. The western (or Northern) Niger Delta is an heterogeneous society with several ethnic groups including the Urhobo, Isoko, Itsekiri, Ijaw (or Izon) and Ukwuani groups in Delta State; the Bini, Esan,Auchi,Esako,oral,igara and Afenmai in Edo State; and the Yoruba (Ilaje) in Ondo State. The Untold Story of a Nigerian Royal Family presents the story of the Urhobo ruling family of Okpe Kingdom and its political power in Nigeria. It traces the origins and history of the Okpe people and their social and political organization. Topics include: The Okpe revolution of the sixteenth century and the assassination of Esezi I - British Colonial rule of the kingdom, late s Reviews: 1.   Another classic work that provides us with background information about the Niger Delta Crisis is Obaro Ikime’s Niger Delta; Rivalry: Itsekiri-Urhobo Relations and Europeans presence Even though the work focuses on the three ethnic groups Urhobo, Itsekiri and Isoko in the Niger Delta it dwells essentially on the context for the then identified resources of the region.