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Ethnic politics in Nigeria

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Published by Fourth Dimension Publishers in Enugu, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government.,
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Okwudiba Nnoli.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.62 .N58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4155436M
      ISBN 109781560088
      LC Control Number80135568

      Britain intervened in the Lagos Kingship power struggle by bombarding Lagos indeposing the slave trade friendly Oba Kosoko, helping to install the amenable Oba Akitoyeand signing the Treaty between Great Britain and Lagos on 1 January Citing Nigeria as a case study with over ethnic groups, the various competition and rivalry among these Ethnic politics in Nigeria book ethnic groups has been seen as a product of colonial contact. All these clashes are due to the fundamental crisis of underdevelopment; there is widespread poverty and this gives rise to a scramble for limited resources. Further information: Nigerian BritishNigerian AmericanNigerian CanadiansNigerian AustralianNigerians in the NetherlandsNigerians in SwitzerlandNigerians in Irelandand Nigerians in Vietnam Today millions of ethnic Nigerians live abroad, the largest communities can be found in the United Kingdom ,—3, [25] and the United States ,—1, Nigeriansother countries that followed closely are South Africa, Gambia, and Canada respectively. Note that boundary representations on these maps are not necessarily authoritative.

      It did not develop alternate revenue sources in the economy for economic stability. It is therefore patently clear that realistic measures to solve these problems are needed. British missionaries expanded their operations and travelled further inland. Grievances in the Igbo community were reignited in in protests by Igbo youth.

      Azikiwe replaced the colonial governor-general in November It is a conscious policy of the ruling class that allows for their continuing oppression and exploitation of the poor working masses, their continuing hold onto power. These developments included the rise to political prominence of a military-bureaucratic establishment in which ethnic minority elements were disproportionately represented; the replacement of the regional system with a multi-state federal structure; and the phenomenal expansion and growing domination of public finances by oil revenues, derived largely from the southern minority areas. The Croatian Fascist regime managed to kill more than 45 Serbs, 12 or more Jews and approximately 16, Roma at the Jasenovac Concentration Camp.


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Ethnic politics in Nigeria by Okwudiba Nnoli Download PDF Ebook

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As oil production and revenue rose, the Nigerian government became increasingly dependent on oil revenues and on international commodity markets for budgetary and economic concerns.

His Ethnic politics in Nigeria book, General Abdulsalami Abubakaradopted a Ethnic politics in Nigeria book constitution on 5 Maywhich provided for multiparty elections.

It might look like a horror movie, scene of disembowelled body of a pregnant woman, headless body of a man; dead bodies of children who died of hunger; and so on. Seal of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Some of the visible scars were corpses, burnt out houses that were no more than hollow shells.

The mob also attacked some Jewish and Armenian residents of the city. Europeans traded goods with peoples at the coast; coastal trade with Europeans also marked the beginnings of the Atlantic slave trade.

Ina new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed. Note that boundary representations on these maps are not necessarily authoritative. They are called the criminal and penal codes of Nigeria. The origin of the name Niger, which originally applied only to the middle reaches of the Niger River, is uncertain.

The key feature of intergovernmental financial relations during this period was the alteration of the legal basis for intergovernmental revenue sharing in order to enforce and legitimize both the concentration of financial resources under federal aegis, and the massive transfer of wealth from the oil-rich southern minority states to the other parts of the country.

It produced life-sized terracotta figures that are some of the earliest known sculptures in Sub-Saharan Africa. There were 8 coups generally five were successful and 3 were unsuccessful. Babangida's tenure was marked by a flurry of political activity: he instituted the International Monetary Fund 's Structural Adjustment Program SAP to aid in the repayment of the country's crushing international debt.

Nigeria achieved independence in Thousands of temples were desecrated and thousands of women were raped.

Ethnicity: An African Predicament

The conflict, over land, is not new. The Niger Delta has also been the scene of serious violence. The states were expected to serve as avenues for the equitable diffusion of federal revenues, rather than simply as instruments of ethnic minority autonomy or security. The manipulation of ethnic differences reflects the fear of the ruling class of the potentials of the Nigerian working class and its capacity for unity - a unity that Ethnic politics in Nigeria book across ethnic lines.

In the aftermath of Indira Gandhi 's assassination inthe ruling party Indian National Congress supporters formed large mobs and killed around Sikhs around Delhi in what is known as the anti-Sikh riots during the next four days.

Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon Geographic coordinates : This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the centroid or center point of a country expressed in degrees and minutes; it is based on the locations provided in the Geographic Names Server GNSmaintained by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency on behalf of the US Board on Geographic Names.

Moreover, it overlooked the vulnerability of mere constitutional safeguards for human and minority rights in the face of the increasingly bitter and intense rivalry and competition for power among regional elites. Claiming that the fears of the minorities were real, but exaggerated, the commission concluded that the creation of new states was unnecessary.

Demographics of Nigeria

The expulsion of the Chagossians from the Chagos Archipelago by the United Kingdom, at the request of the United States in order to establish a military base, started in and concluded in This is also a reflection of the inability of the ruling class to foster genuine unity among the masses.

In the company's territory came under the control of the British government, which moved to consolidate its hold over the area of modern Nigeria.

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