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Ibhawoh, Bonny

Minority Rights and the National Question in Nigeria

Ibhawoh, Bonny - Minority Rights and the National Question in Nigeria, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Minorities and the National Question in Nigeria
Uyilawa Usuanlele, Bonny Ibhawoh

Part I. Minorities, Colonialism and Decolonization

2. Decolonization and the Minority Question in Nigeria: The Willink Commission Revisited
Oluwatoyin B. Oduntan

3. Historicizing Ethnic Minorities’ Movements and State Creation in Nigeria, 1946–1967
Arua Oko Omaka

4. Minority Groups: Bridgeheads in Nigerian Politics, 1950s–1966
Emmanuel Oladipo Ojo

Part II. Minorities and Postcolonial Politics

5. The Owegbe Cult: Political and Ethnic Rivalries in Early Postcolonial Benin City
Joseph Nevadomsky

6. Midwest State’s Non-Igbo Minorities’ Responses to the Biafran Occupation and Federal Liberation in the Nigerian Civil War, 1967–1970
Uyilawa Usuanlele

7. Ethnicity, War and Military Politics in Nigeria
Sanya Osha

Part III. Minorities and Contemporary Nation-Building

8. Willink’s Report, Niger Delta Region and the Nigerian State 50 Years After: Any Hope for the Minority?
Emmanuel Osewe Akubor

9. National Integration, Citizenship, Political Participation and Democratic Stability in Nigeria
Enaruna Edosa

10. Federalism, Ethnic Minorities and National Integration in Nigeria
Festus O. Imuetinyan

11. Religious Referent Power and Ethnic Militias in Nigeria: The Imperative for Pax Nigeriana
Benson O. Igboin

Keywords: History, History of Sub-Saharan Africa, African Politics, Social Justice, Equality and Human Rights

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
African Histories and Modernities
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319506302
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-50629-6

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