Revisiting history from the perspective of British 1948 ‘Challenges in Nigeria’ documentary

  1. Growth into an independent Nation
  2. The gap between the educated minority and traditional rulers
  3. The Issue of Education
  4. Poverty in Nigeria
  5. Traditional Beliefs vs Missionaries
  6. Exportation before and after oil
  7. Self-governance in Nigeria

1. Growth into an independent nation

2. The gap between the educated minority and traditional rulers

3. The issue of education

4. Poverty in Nigeria

  1. Income inequality
  2. Unrest and ethnic conflict
  3. Insurgency and banditry
  4. Political instability
  5. Economic evolution (more is said on this in the export section)

5. Traditional beliefs vs missionaries

6. Exportation before and after oil

7. Self-governance in Nigeria

How Nigeria’s self-governance led to the 1967–1970 Civil War

  • Ethno-religious riots in Northern Nigeria
  • A military coup and a counter-coup
  • Persecution of Igbos living in Northern Nigeria
  • Control over the lucrative oil production in the Niger Delta

Conclusion

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