African Theocracy: A Panacea to Niger Delta Youth Restiveness

DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2015.54026   PDF   HTML   XML   2,009 Downloads   2,381 Views  

Abstract

The paper is a research work on various social problems dominant in the Niger Delta. It focuses on youth restiveness and Ogba people system of traditional rulership referred to as Ogba theocracy in this paper. Its highlights is that this form of government could be used as a means of quelling Adamic sins represented in this context as youth restiveness. It pointed out some of the causative factors to Niger Delta problems. They include economic, political, oil industry, resource control, indiscipline, gangsterism etc. as major issues to Niger Delta constraints.

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Dike, U. (2015) African Theocracy: A Panacea to Niger Delta Youth Restiveness. Open Journal of Philosophy, 5, 211-216. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2015.54026.

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