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Nigeria and the politics of unreason

Victor E. Dike

Nigeria and the politics of unreason

a study of the Obasanjo regime

by Victor E. Dike

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Published by Adonis & Abbey in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obasanjo, Olusegun.,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-,
  • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1970-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Victor E. Dike.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22584459M
    ISBN 100954503740

    The political unrest during the mids culminated into Nigeria's first military coup d'état. On 15 January , Major Chukwuma Kaduna Nzeogwu and his fellow rebel soldiers (most of who were of southern extraction) and were led by Major Emmanuel Ifeajuna of the Nigerian Army, executed a bloody takeover of all institutions of government.   Al Gore’s book, “The Assault on Reason,” did a better job than this volume in providing an up-to-date inventory of political and cultural developments reflecting the decline of reason.

    Set against the backdrop of the military rule of Nigeria in the s, it is at once coming-of-age-tale and quiet campaign against political corruption and the repression of women. Atta is widely known for her radio plays, which have been broadcast on the BBC, and her short stories, that have appeared in a number of journals including the Los. Nigeria’s COVID cases exc, death toll hits Tribune Online Nigeria Coronavirus Africa Nigerian Politics Lagos COVID cases Ripples Nigeria Nigeria Coronavirus Africa Nigerian Politics.

    4. Book report (written) (three pages) (5%) 5. At least five Country Case Study reports (Do BBC country timeline search on country, and be prepared for in-class discussion on the contemporary politics/main political issues of country) Submit notes/talking points only. (10%) 6. Final short research essay (written) (eight pages) (20%) 7. The original title of this book was Why I Left the Left. For many months, the master plan was to give a definitive account of my political evolution. But, as soon as I cashed the publisher's advance check, I decided that wasn't the book I wanted to write. You don't need me to go on for pages about how the left has completely lost its mind.


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