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By NOWA OMOIGUI Nowa Omoigui undertakes an historical excursion into the agreements on Bakassi dispute and asserts that the Obong of. Bakassi Peninsula: Cameroon: Consolidation and challenge: with Nigeria over the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula came to a head in late and early Bakassi Peninsula. Although “oil-rich” is the modifier placed in front of virtually every mention of the word “Bakassi” in the Nigerian media.

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Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct. Archived from the original on 13 August In spite of the investments, schools in Bakassi look deserted. Why Bakassi Belongs to Nigeria – Experts.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Despite the formal handover of Bakassi by Nigeria to Cameroon inthe territory of Bakassi is still reflected as part of the local governments in Nigeria as embodied in the Nakassi Schedule, Part I of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, On November 15,Britain and Germany defined their boundaries in Africa, supplemented by another agreement on March 19, I am a Nigerian.

Despite speculation of vast crude reserves offshore, several existing oil wells in the waters impacted by the decision appear to be non-producing and there is little expectation of significant production from the disputed region in the near future.


There were eight accompanying maps. One factor complicating the resolution was the oil that Nigeria has been extracting from Bakassi; under the Greentree Agreement, Nigeria can continue to take out oil provided it keeps paying taxes on prninsula to Cameroon.

The momentum achieved must be sustained. When there is fish, the children come. The First World War broke out in Economic ties to Nigeria, too, remain strong. The Nigerian government did not, however, openly reject the judgment but instead called for peeninsula agreement that would provide “peace with honour, with the interest and welfare of our people.

Who Owns Bakassi – Cameroon or Nigeria? –

This was long before General Gowon was born. VOA Newscasts Latest program. You may also like. Bakassi must be Nigerian, the theme went, because its inhabitants always were, are penlnsula ever will be Nigerian, and it is the duty of a government to protect the interests of its citizens.

Bakassi Peninsula

The Day in Photos. At least eight multinational oil companies have participated in the exploration of the peninsula and its offshore waters. Nigeria officially handed Bakassi over to Cameroon in However, Nigeria never ratified the agreement, while Cameroon regarded it as being in force. Who Owns Bakassi – Cameroon or Nigeria? The line was drawn through the Penibsula River estuary to the west of the peninsula, thereby implying Cameroonian ownership over Bakassi.


Who Owns Bakassi – Cameroon or Nigeria?

To address comments or complaints, please Contact us. The population of Bakassi is the subject bqkassi some dispute, but is generally put at betweenandpeople. These two ocean currents interact, creating huge foamy breakers which constantly advance towards the shore, and building submarine shoals rich in fish, shrimps, and a wide variety of other marine life forms.

This site uses cookies: At the end of the war, all German territories were divided between France and Britain by the Treaty of Versailles. Next Post Imoke urges political solution to Bakassi, oil block losses. Penjnsula have emerged that Nigeria might call for a review of the International Court of Justice ruling which ceded the oil-rich Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon. Retrieved 26 April This was all conducted between metropolitan powers and they understood what they were doing.