Land Use Planning & Water Law: Discordant Regulatory Provisions on Wetlands Conservation in Nigeria

  • Nigeria… geo-ecological profile
  • Global threat of water scarcity
  • Drivers of water crisis in Nigeria
  • Protection of wetlands
  • Legal regime on wetlands in Nigeria
  • Exemption of ‘traditional uses of wetlands’
  • Discordant features of Nigeria’s wetlands regime
    Way forward

New Paradigms & New Trends in Safeguarding the Earth

  • Background to Paradigm Shift
  • Global/National Trends
  • Convergence of Trends
  • The Role of Law
  • Beyond “Law”

International Environmental & Human Rights Law in Nigerian Courts

  • Good Environmental Governance
  • Environmental Democracy
  • Inchoate Environmental Justice
  • Barriers
  • Environmental Citizen
  • Way Forward

Impacts of Oil Drilling & Climate Change

  • The Niger Delta
  • Oil Drilling Impacts
  • Climate Change Impacts
  • Responses… Mitigation and Adaptation Measures
  • Way Forward

Framework for the Cleanup of the Niger Delta

  • Reinventing the Wheel?
  • Background/In hindsight
  • What steps to be taken?
  • Can HYPREP deliver?
  • Is the widely touted “Restructuring/Resource Control” an option
  • Way forward
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