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  • Causes Of Water Scarcity Of Niger

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    The West African nation of Niger has experienced one of the worst water crisis in the world that has left the population malnourished and in poverty. Location, climate and political instability can be attributed to the water scarcity, which not only leaves the nation lacking water, but in a state of underdevelopment. However, many non-government organisations have supported the nation and its people. When looking at Niger’s spatial distribution, many of the causes of the nation's water issues can

  • The Republic Of Niger, A Poor, Landlocked Country Essay

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    The Republic of Niger, a poor, landlocked country, located in the heart of Sub-Saharan West Africa. Niger has seen its fair share of change throughout the decades; moving away from the control of the French Parliament in 1960, Niger formally declared its independence. Despite this bold act of independence, Niger would not see its first steps towards democracy until the early 1990’s, when they held their first open election as a free state. However, even with the empowerment of the people in a democratic

  • The Conflict Of The Niger Delta

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    THE CONFLICT IN THE NIGER DELTA Nigeria is the 7th world largest oil producer and is a major player in the world energy market. Oil and gas is Nigeria’s main source of revenue. It accounts for about 40% of the Gross Domestic Product and 70% of government revenues (Lawal 2004). Crude oil was first discovered in 1956 by Shell British Petroleum in a small village called Oloibiri present day Bayelsa State. Two years later oil in larger quantities was discovered in Ogoni. The Niger delta region has a

  • Production of Citric Acid (A. Niger)

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    Part B Small Scale Literature Review Running Head: Factors Affecting Citric Acid Production by Aspergillus niger Factors Affecting Citric Acid Production by Aspergillus niger Ong Chia Swing, Student. Nilai University 1. Introduction Citric acid is a natural preservative or conservative that is used to add an acidic, sour taste to foods and beverages. In the context of biochemistry, the conjugate base of citric acid which is the citrate plays an important role as an intermediate in the citric

  • The Vibrant Tradition and History of Niger Compare to the Current Bleak Economic Situation

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    Niger, home of the free flowing Niger River is a Sub-Saharan country. Sadly it is an extremely poor country. With part of the country desert and less than 3% open for crop use. The present economic situation is bleak at best. Yet, the vibrant tradition and history of this country live today in its tribes and its people even through all of its adversities. From severe droughts to military coups to a dysfunctional government to the culture has stayed strong. Niger is one of the most poorly located

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Niger Delta Region

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    The creation of new states that was connected to the Niger Delta Region in 1967 gave a resurrection of hope to the many minorities in the region, yet sadly, even though the new state governments did its utmost best to grow and develop however was insufficient, particularly the complex of many ethnics groups to count on and in view of natural resources in some communities. In any case, a second endeavor at developing the region, which at this point has ended up synonymous with oil exploration and

  • The Field Classification Of Niger Delta Basin

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    Classification Basin: Niger Delta Basin, Offshore Nigeria Basin Type: Passive Continental Margin, Divergent Reservoir Type: Deep Water Turbidites Reservoir Environment of Deposition: Channel sands Reservoir Age: Miocene Hydrocarbon Type: Oil and Gas Trap types: Stratigraphic and Structural Trap Styles: Fault block and Flank of Mud Diapir Discovery: 1995 Water Depth: 1311m Reserves: 1235MMBO + 951BCF Author: Mohammed Malah, 9741320 2 Introduction The Bonga field is located in the Niger Delta region

  • The Ability Of Pleurotus Citrinopleatus And Aspergillus Niger Exposed

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    RESULTS AND DISCUSSION The ability of Pleurotus citrinopleatus and Aspergillus niger exposed to two doses of gamma irradiation (1 and 2 KGy) and immobilized on wheat straw to decolorize the dyes had been studied. Table 2 shows peaks of wavelengths of different types of dyes before and after decolorization. Peaks of reactive red 6 BX, direct brown BN, direct yellow 5 G, disperse orange 2RLS, disperse violet 3RS, sulpher black Br and sulpher brown SG were at 295, 240, 400, 444, 499, 220 and 250nm were

  • The Help of Shell in the Niger Delta Region Essay

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    The Help of Shell in the Niger Delta Region TABLE OF CONTENT  Introduction Shell is a group of oil and petrol companies. The parent company is Royal Dutch Shell, based in Britain, is a multinational corporation (MNC). The group of companies is active in countries all over the world, including Nigeria. The Federal Republic of Nigeria is extremely rich in oil resources. Rightly so, their business-connection goes back over fifty years. Likewise, a Shell company, the Shell Petroleum Development

  • Niger Delta Development Commission ( Nddc ) Act 2000 Essay

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    Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Act 2000 Promulgated in 2000, the NDDC Act highlights the importance of addressing the “problems” which arise from the exploration of oil minerals in the Niger-Delta area […]” .Section 2(1)(b) of the NDDC Act sets out rules for the composition of the Niger Delta Development Commission reflecting the need for a stronger representation of the oil producing states. In addition, Section 2(1)(c) provides for the representation of non-oil producing states while