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outline of Nigerian history

M.C English

outline of Nigerian history

by M.C English

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Published by Longmans in London .
Written in English


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CHAPTER ONE of this book is simply talking about the inability and the failure of the Nigeria leaders both erstwhile and even the current one to provide an exemplary, competent and accountable leadership to Nigerians starting from the Nigeria’s inception of independent in to this date. However, this has thus subject the country under the perpetual hardship, . Railroads, Regulations and the Tariff -- Revolution in Agriculture -- The Divided South. The Last Frontier -- The Plight of the Indians -- Ambivalent Empire. The Canal and the Americas -- United States and Asia. CHAPTER 8: DISCONTENT AND REFORM. Agrarian Distress and the Rise of Populism -- The Struggles of Labor -- The Reform Impulse.

Colonialism and Violence in Nigeria looks closely at the conditions that created a legacy of violence in Nigeria. Toyin Falola examines violence as a tool of domination and resistance, however unequally applied, to get to the heart of why Nigeria has not built a successful democracy. Falola's analysis centers on two phases of Nigerian history: the last quarter of the . 'This book by Falola and Heaton, two experienced and now famed collaborators, is a remarkable new addition to the growing library on a general history of Nigeria. Profiting from the weaknesses and strengths of its predecessors, it treats not only Nigerian politics, administration and economy but focuses also on culture and social history Cited by: 2.

Notable people in Nigerian history xix List of abbreviations xxxiii Glossary xxxvi Introduction 1 1 Early states and societies, BCE – CE 16 2 Slavery, state, and society, c. – c. 39 3 Political and economic transformations in the nineteenth century 61 4 Transition to British colonial rule, –   Any attempt to write a history book on africa's largest country is always going to be a major undertaken. In the history of Nigeria, Toyin Falola serves us a general sweep of nigeria's storied history beginning from the precolonial times right up to the dawn of the new millenium just as the country was making its second experiment with democracy/5(16).


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C English. Federal Republic of Nigeria – sovereign country located in West Africa. Nigeria is a federal constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and one Federal Capital a borders the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

Its coast lies on the Gulf of Guinea, part of the Atlantic Ocean, in the south. My focus is on the two interrelated themes of politics and economy that have defined the history of Nigeria during the twentieth century and that will continue to shape its future in the next millennium.

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Providing a chronology, the CVs of notable Nigerians and a good number of contemporary images, their book makes it easy for readers to engage with Author: Insa Nolte. The history of Nigeria can be traced to prehistoric settlers (Nigerians) living in the area as early as BC.

Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is today Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between ( AD) and Hausa States around ( AD) during the 11th.

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The first book to be written by an indigenous author is thought to be an account of a former Igbo slave, entitled The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa, the African.

It was first published in and is one of the earliest known examples of published writing by an African author to be widely read in. Nigeria - Nigeria - Independent Nigeria: Nigeria was granted independence on October 1, A new constitution established a federal system with an elected prime minister and a ceremonial head of state.

The NCNC, now headed by Azikiwe (who had taken control after Macaulay’s death in ), formed a coalition with Balewa’s NPC after neither party won a majority in the. Several dominant themes in Nigerian history are essential for understanding contemporary Nigerian politics and society.

First, the spread of Islam, predominantly in the north but later in southwestern Nigeria as well, began a millennium ago.

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