Article from ROAPE Volume 5 Number 13
Labour in Kano since the Petroleum Boom


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Labour in Kano since the Petroleum Boom
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Vol.5 No.13 (Winter 1978), pp37-46
Prior to the oil-boom, groundnut export was the mainstay of the Kano economy. Though drought, low producer-prices, and mismanagement of marketing boards, groundnuts have ceased to be either a significant export-crop, or a productive base for Kano's commercial economy. MNC (Multinational Corporation)s; FMG (Federal Military Government); traditional office-holding aristocracy, the ‘sarakuna’ ; the CSZ (close-settled zone), a peri-urban area surrounding Kano