Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 206

Full Length Research Paper

Natural resources in Africa; a gift or curse: The case of Nigeria

Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid
  • Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid
  • Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920, United States.
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Jamiu Amusa
  • Jamiu Amusa
  • Department of Economics, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920, United States.
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Sami Alabdulwahab
  • Sami Alabdulwahab
  • Economics Department, College of Business Administration, King Faisal University, P. O. Box 400, Al-Hofuf – Al-Hassa 31982, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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  •  Received: 24 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 05 November 2020
  •  Published: 31 May 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Abou-Zaid, A. S., Amusa, J., & Alabdulwahab, S. (2021). Natural resources in Africa; a gift or curse: The case of Nigeria. Journal of African Studies and Development, 13(2), 23-31.
Chicago /
Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid, Jamiu Amusa and Sami Alabdulwahab. "Natural resources in Africa; a gift or curse: The case of Nigeria." Journal of African Studies and Development 13, no. 2 (2021): 23-31.
MLA /
Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid, Jamiu Amusa and Sami Alabdulwahab. "Natural resources in Africa; a gift or curse: The case of Nigeria." Journal of African Studies and Development 13.2 (2021): 23-31.