Petrol Tanker Disaster, Pipeline Vandalization and Impacts on Regional Development in Nigeria

Omotoso Oluwatuyi, Omotoba Nathaniel Ileri

Abstract


For many years, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC depots at different locations around the country have suffered severe product shortages due to the nefarious activities of the vandals, who destroy the pipelines feeding the facilities, however, frequent petrol tanker explosion in the recent times, has adversely affected the supply of the products. Apart from the loss of lives and property and its negative effects on ecosystem, the two activities have made the consumption of the products almost impossible. The study looks into petrol tanker disaster and pipeline vandalization and their impacts on regional development. It employs social learning theory as basis of its theoretical underpinnings. The study examines the causes and consequences of the activities and finds out that the activities have negative effects on development. It therefore recommends appropriate suggestions for its remedies. The study will be of great help to researchers and government agencies.
Key words: Tanker disaster; Pipeline vandalisation; Conceptualization and development

Keywords


Tanker disaster; Pipeline vandalisation; Conceptualization and development

Full Text:

PDF


DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.ibm.1923842820130701.1065

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Reminder

If you have already registered in Journal A and plan to submit article(s) to Journal B, please click the CATEGORIES, or JOURNALS A-Z on the right side of the "HOME".


We only use three mailboxes as follows to deal with issues about paper acceptance, payment and submission of electronic versions of our journals to databases: caooc@hotmail.com; ibm@cscanada.net; ibm@cscanada.org

Copyright © 2010 Canadian Research & Development Centre of Sciences and Cultures
Address: 758, 77e AV, Laval, Quebec, H7V 4A8, Canada

Telephone: 1-514-558 6138
Http://www.cscanada.net
Http://www.cscanada.org
E-mail:caooc@hotmail.com