Papers

CONFERENCES, SEMINAR AND MEDIA PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Problems of Rural Development in the Niger Delta of Nigeria”. A paper presented at the Niger Delta Workshop on Rural Development organized by the Yenagoa Local Government Area in collaboration with the Niger Delta Development Council in June 1992.
  2. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Scope for Participation, Rehabilitation and Maintenance of Rural Infrastructure: Strategy for Assessment”. UNDP/ILO Project NIR90/041 Lagos, February 1993.
  3. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “For a better Environment Management in Africa”. A paper submitted to the World Conference on Population in Cairo, 1993.
  4. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Agro-based Industries in Nigeria: Review and Prospects”. A paper submitted to the National Directorate of Employment NDE/IOL/UNDP project seminar in September 1993.
  5. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Women in Environment”. A recommendation to the first Technical Conference on Environmental Management in the West African Sub-Region, Lagos. 1994.
  6. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Waste Management and Waste to Wealth”. A paper presented at a seminar organised by the World Environmental Movement for Africa, Lagos. 1994.
  7. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Rural Infrastructure Works-Status, Impact of Structural Adjustment Programme, review of current practices and scope for alternative technologies”. Iseyin UNDP/ILO/NIR/90/041. A case study presented to the International Collaboration Branch. 1994.
  8. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Environment, Infrastructure and Tourism Development in Nigeria”. A paper presented at a National Seminar on Standardisation Regime for Nigeria’s Tourism Industry-Expedients, Challenges and Prospects organized by the Nigerian Tourism Corporation in conjuction with All-Media Nigeria Limited. 12th – 13th September 1994.
  9. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Developing the Young African Entrepreneur; Issues and Possibilities”. A paper presented at the 7th Annual Leadership, Forum, Gateway Hotel, Otta. 28th November 1994.
  10. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Africa Today”. A paper presented at the first Sub-Regional Conference on Environment and Sustainable Development organized by the World Environmental Movement for Africa (WEMFA), Lagos. December 1994.
    Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Prof. Chris Ide, “Environment and Tourism Development” African Environment, pp 26-27. WEMFA 1994.
  11. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Rachael Okegbola, “Sustainable Development, an Examination of Policy Impact on Women in Toxic Environment”. A presentation at the National Workshop on Women Environment and Sustainable Development, WEMFA, Ibadan. 18th January, 1995.
  12. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Socio- Economic Impact of the demonstration of Labour-Based light equipment support and construction of labour based rural road” at Iseyin, Oyo State, Nigeria. UNDP/ILO Project NIR/90/041, February 1995.
  13. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Agriculture in Development”. A paper presented to the Organization of Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission (OMPADEC). Port Harcourt. 10th March 1995.
  14. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Self Employment: The role of the NYSC and NDE in Nation Building”. A paper presented as the State Co-ordinator of the NDE in Oyo State at the opening of an Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) for second tier 1994/95 NYSC members serving in Iseyin, Oyo State. 21st June 1995.
  15. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “The Relevance and Impact of Sanitation of the Environment on the Health of the Public”. A paper presented at the National Sanitation Scheme (NSS) workshop on the Implementation Strategies for the NSS in Lagos on the 19th of July, 1995.
  16. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “The role of Government in Toxic Waste Management”. Topic of a press conference on Sustainability of the Environment, published in the Third Eye and Observer Newspapers of 14th September, 1995.
  17. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Africa Today, Issues and Prospects”. Published in the Third Eye Daily, May 22nd, 1997. The tide, Issues column, page 12.
  18. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Tijani Mohammed, “Population and Environment in Africa” page13, Issues Column of the Tide Newspapers of March 21st – 22nd, 1997.
  19. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Solution to Poverty in Africa”. Page 8 of The Tide Focus column of Thursday, April 13th, 1997.
  20. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “How will the World cope with a population of nearly 6 billion people by the year 2000”. Page 6 of Sunday Times of June 15th 1997.
  21. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Can Africa find lasting means of addressing poverty on the continent”. Page 6, Sunday Times Newspaper of June 22nd, 1997.
  22. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, Ikein A. and Alamieyeseigha D. “Swamp Rice Production in the Niger Delta”. A paper presented to the European Economic Community (EEC) 1999. (During EEC delegate visit to Yenagoa, Bayelsa State).
  23. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Marshy Crop and Preservation”. Unpublished paper, 1999.
  24. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Agricultural Potential in the Niger Delta”. A contribution to the Niger Delta Basin Rural Development Authority. (NDBRDA), 1999/2000
  25. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Agricultural Development in the Niger Delta”. Contribution to the Conference on Integrated Development in the Niger Delta. Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. September 8th – 9th 2000.
  26. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Environmental Consideration in Community Related Projects by Oil Companies”. A paper presented at Forum 2001 organised by the Port Harcourt Metro Junior Chamber (JAYCEES), 13th July, 2001.
  27. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Improving Constituency Relations and Obligations of the Representatives to their Constituencies”. A paper presented at a conference on Constituents Participation in Legislative Activities; South-South” zone organized by the Presidency through the Office of the Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters in collaboration with the Shehu Shagari World Institute for Leadership and Good Governance at the Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on the 30th of August, 2001.
  28. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “The Search for a Niger Delta Development Blueprint”. A paper presented at a one-day WEMFA quarterly sumposium at Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt, Rivers State., 10th of September, 2001.
  29. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Leadership, Nigerian Federalism and the Politics in the Niger Delta”. A paper presented at a Youth Awareness Conference organized by the Rivers Youth Coalition. Port Harcourt. 27th November 2001.
  30. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Niger Delta Environmental Question”. A paper presented at the Centre for Advance Social Sciences International Conference on “An Assessment of Nigeria’s Democratic Journey So Far” held at Chelsea Hotel, Abuja sponsored by Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Development Foundation in Switzerland. 18th – 21st February 2002.
  31. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki, “Improving Constituency Relations and Obligations of the Representatives to their Constituencies”. A paper presented at a conference on Constituents Participation in Legislative Activities; North – East” zone organized by the Presidency through the Office of the Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters in collaboration with the Shehu Shagari World Institute for Leadership and Good Governance at Baguada Hotel, Bauchi, Bauchi State. 18th March 2002.
  32. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and S.E.A. Akele, “Management of Cooperatives for Sustainable Agricultural Development: the NAOC experience”. A paper presented during an In-house workshop on Cooperative Societies as vehicle for development in Rivers State held on May 23rd 2002 at Tailand Place, Port Harcourt.
  33. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and S.E.A. Akele, “Factors Affecting Rural Agricultural Mechanization/Production in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria”. A paper presented at the 1st Niger Delta All Stakeholders Agricultural Forum, organized by the NDDC at the Integrated Cultural Centre, Abonnema Wharf Road, Port Harcourt on the 2nd and 3rd of April 2003.
  34. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and S.E.A. Akele, “Multiplication and Distribution of Plantain/Banana hybrid planting materials – the GRP/AGIP case”. A paper presented at the Regional workshop on plantain and banana hybrids evaluation and delivery project held at IITA Ibadan, Oyo State on the 27th -29th May 2003.
  35. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and S.E.A. Akele, “Multi-Agency Partnership in Pilot Rice Project: Review of Seed Trials and Multiplication”. A paper presented during the SSA Regional Conference on Rice Policy held at Benin Republic (7-9 November, 2005) in print by WARDA-African Rice Centre. Cotonou.
  36. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “Alamieseigha Should Be Extradited”. Friday Vanguard of 16th December, 2005.
  37. Dr. Stephen Azaiki. “Reading the Davinci Code”. Saturday Guardian of 3rd June, 2006.
  38. Dr. Stephen Azaiki and Geo-Jaja M.A., “Confronting Poverty and Social Insecurity In the Niger Delta”. Saturday Guardian of July, 2006.
  39. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Geo-Jaja, “Sustainable Livelihood, Poverty Alleviation and Development in the Niger Delta Region: What lesson from the IFAD/UNDP credit-input strategy for NDDC?” (2006)
  40. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Geo-Jaja, M.A. “Poverty and Human Insecurity in the Niger Delta: Lessons for NDDC from the IFAD/UNDP Approach?” Forthcoming International Journal of Educational Development. (2006)
  41. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Geo-Jaja M.A, “Convergent and Divergent Trends in the Niger Delta Development”. Canadian Journal of Development. (2006)
  42. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and Geo-Jaja, M.A, “Is National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) an answer to the Poverty and Inequality in the Niger Delta?” 2006.
  43. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “The Challenge of China”. Sunday Guardian of September, 2006.
  44. Dr. Stephen S. Azaiki and S.E.A. Akele, “Soil Fertility, Capabilty, Classes in Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) Green River Project (GRP) Areas”. A paper presented to the Soil Science Society of Nigeria (SSSN) 31st Annual Conference tagged ZAZZAU 2006 (November 13 – 17, 2006)
  45. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “To Save Our Republic”. Saturday Guardian of 16th December, 2006.
  46. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “Goodluck To Yar’Adua and Jonathan”. Sunday Guardian of 24th December 2006.
  47. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, (2007). “A think tank for the Next President”. The Guardian, 24 (10319): 52-53.
  48. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “Momentum for the Niger Delta” (2007).
  49. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “Why Hostage-taking industry must Collapse” (2007).
  50. Azaiki, S.S. and M.A. Geo-Jaja. (2007). “Confronting Poverty and Social Insecurity in the Niger Delta: Is National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) the Answer?” A paper presented at the WCCES XIII World Congress Comparative Education Societies. Sarajevo 2007. Living Together Education and Intercultural Dialogue. In: Book of Abstract. Page 83.
  51. Geo-Jaja, M.A and Azaiki, S.S. (2007). “Poverty and Human Capabilities in the Niger Delta: Lessons for NDDC from the IFAD/UNDP Non-market Approach” A paper presented at the WCCES XIII World Congress Comparative Education Societies. Sarajevo 2007. Living Together Education and Intercultural Dialogue. In: Book of Abstract. Page 204.
  52. Dr. Stephen Azaiki, “Community relations: A Panacea for Peaceful Niger Delta”. A lecture delivered at Nigeria Institute for International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, on 26 June, 2008.
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