History: Five Violent Crisis That Threatened The Unity of Nigeria.

  Conflicts between political, religious, and ethnic groups have been sparked by a number of factors in Nigeria. In Nigeria, religious, political, and ethnic nationalism have caused riots and conflicts over power, the dissolution of the state, unequal resource distribution, economic decline, and ethnoreligious clashes. While some of these conflicts might have been avoided, others…

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Sad: The First Victim Of Police Brutality In Nigeria.

  Agricultural Economics Department, University of Ibadan, second-year student Adekunle Adepeju at the time of the incident. The University of Ibadan’s students protested the institution’s poor conditions, including the catering services’ poor quality, which was made worse by the hall manageress’s ostensible dishonesty, prior to his death. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Lambo, was petitioned by…

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The Unique Culture Of The Igbos Before The Pre-Colonial Era.

An almost democratic republican form of government served as the foundation for traditional Igbo political organization. This king-over-subjects system thrives in small towns. The Portuguese, who first arrived and interacted with the Igbo people in the fifteenth century, witnessed this government. Igbo communities and area governments were overwhelmingly solely governed by a republican consultative assembly…

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Read: How Four Nigerian Teenage Boys Hijacked A Chinese Plane In 1993.

After President Ibrahim Babangida declared the June 12, 1993 presidential election—which had elected M.K—void, the call for democracy became louder. Winning candidate O Abiola. Due to “electoral irregularities,” Babangida declared the election invalid. Before leaving office on August 26th, 1993, he established an interim administration to manage the handover of power to a democratically elected…

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The Major Features Of The Post-Colonial Oliver Lyttleton Constitution.

The fourth and final Nigerian constitution before independence was the Lyttleton one, which was adopted in 1954. As a replacement for the Macpherson constitution of 1951, it was adopted in 1954 after being reviewed at two constitutional conferences (the Lagos constitutional conference in 1954 and the London constitutional conference in 1953). The Clifford constitution from…

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Most Popular Traditional Dances In Nigeria

Dance is a common cultural practice among the more than 350 tribes and ethnic groups that make up Nigeria. The cultural or traditional dances in Nigeria have a variety of functions, such as uniting a tribe’s members, retelling folktales, preserving a community’s history and traditions, showcasing a tribe’s wealth and power, celebrating, fulfilling religious obligations,…

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