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Nigeria; its politics and the civil war

G. I. M. Okoh

Nigeria; its politics and the civil war

by G. I. M. Okoh

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Published in [Washington,] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-1975.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby G. I. M. Okoh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.5 .O4
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 p.
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5409758M
      LC Control Number73000126

      Nigeria, country located on the western coast of Africa. Nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial. However, Nigeria’s most diverse feature is its people. Hundreds of languages are spoken in the country, including Yoruba, Igbo, Fula, Hausa, Edo, Ibibio, Tiv, and English. Meanwhile, in , Nigeria gained its independence from Britain, and a period of intense political instability followed. In , the military seized power. In , Biafra — the country ’ s eastern, predominantly-Christian region — seceded from Nigeria, and civil war broke out. During the civil war, Obasanjo served as commander of the.

      Politics. The country was split into three geopolitical regions—Western Region, Eastern Region and Northern Region—and its political parties took on the identities and ideologies of each region. The Nigerian People's Congress (NPC) represented the interests of the predominantly Hausa/Fulani Northern Region, the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC)] (later renamed to. The Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran war which started on the 6 th of July and ended on 15th of January , was a war fought by Nigeria against Biafra to counter the secession of Biafra from the Republic of Nigeria. The Igbos felt they could no longer relate smoothly with the northern dominated federal government and saw secession as the only way to survive or avoid extinction. political instrument, a continuation of political relations, a carrying out of the same by other means’”(Rourke, ). This quote is a point well made in relation to the Nigerian Civil War. The Federal Military Government viewed the civil war as another type of political tool, albeit a bloody one.

      THE DRED SCOTT CASE: Its Significance in American Law and Politics, Michael Holt. THE RISE AND FALL OF THE AMERICAN WHIG PARTY: Jacksonian Politics and the Onset of the Civil War, RECONSTRUCTION Michael Fitzgerald. URBAN EMANCIPATION: Popular Politics in Reconstruction Mobile, , William C. g: Nigeria;.   According to Amadi, “the Nigeria civil war is the best example of a civil war that ended without open post-war recrimination [After the war] the Ibos grew influential, although still marginalized and repressed, largely due to the permissible environment of the policy of .   By the time Nigeria gained its independence, it was entering a period of rapid social and economic change, and many people were quite optimistic about its future. Few people imagined that in the next fifteen years there would be political chaos succeeded by military coup d’état and a thirty-month long civil war.


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Nigeria; its politics and the civil war by G. I. M. Okoh Download PDF EPUB FB2

SyntaxTextGen not activatedAbout the Author Alfred Obiora Uzokwe holds advanced degrees in architecture and pdf engineering and has authored hundreds of essays about Nigeria s socio-political and economic situation, which were published on and other news s:   Fifty years after the end of the Nigerian Civil War, principal actors, historians and other players in the political space yesterday warned against acts capable of destroying the country.

The Poet Lied, was part-response to the Nigerian ebook and civil war dealing with a segment of the political class, all those, including writers, politicians, religious leaders and soldiers - .