Development of the Western Region of Nigeria 1955-1960. laid on the tables of the Western Regional Legislature as Sessional paper no.4 of 1959. by Western Region of Nigeria. Legislature.

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The Laws of the Western Region of Nigeria Containing Development of the Western Region of Nigeria 1955-1960. book Laws of the Region Enacted Or Deemed to Have Been Enacted by the Legislature of the Western Region on Or Before the 31st JanuaryVolume 3.

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We haven't found. Is a book written by the late Ogoni writer and human right activist, the late Ken Saro Wiwa who was executed by the military government in The book narrates an anti war story with setting in the oil rich Niger delta region of Nigeria.

It was written in Pidgin and Idiomatic English. Colonial Nigeria was the era in the History of Nigeria when the region of West Africa was ruled by the United Kingdom in from the mid-nineteenth century until when Nigeria achieved independence. British influence in the region began with the prohibition of slave trade to British subjects in Britain annexed Lagos in and established the Oil River Protectorate in Capital: Lagos.

Government of Western Nigeria, An Appraisal of the Development of Western Nigeria, (Ibadan, Western Nigeria: Government Printer, ). Gunther, John. Source: Computed from Western Region of Nigeria, Annual Abstract of Education Statistics, & respectively.

(Ibadan: Ministry of Economic Planning and Community Development. Statistics Division, June & September respectively p. 7) Table 2 Number of Schools in the Western Region by Type The book Development of the Western Region of Nigeria 1955-1960.

book the careers of some of Nigeria's notable historians of the first and second generation. Toyin Falola is Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. Saheed Aderinto is assistant professor of history at Western Carolina University.

The former Western State of Nigeria was formed in when the Western Region was subdivided into the states of Lagos and Western State. Its capital was Ibadan, which was the capital of the old region.

In the state was subdivided into three new states, Ogun, Ondo and region now consist of nine states, across three geopolitical zones: Delta, Edo, Ekiti, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo.

In Nigeria, oil is a dirty business. The black gold of the Niger delta pollutes the region's air, land and water, and the corruption it generates poisons the country's business and politics.

Western Education in Nigeria has made a great impact on its citizens. Nigerians are some of the most educated in Africa.

They study in many western universities. Western Education not only opened the world to Nigerians but also Nigerians to the world. It provided. Before then, colonial Nigeria was made of twenty-four Provinces which were run from the Centre in Lagos in three clusters of geographical administrative regions.

These regions -- of Western Nigeria, Eastern Nigeria, and Northern Nigeria -- were transformed by the British into quasi-autonomous federal states infollowing a series of.

The very first higher institution in Nigeria, the Hope Waddell Training Institute, Calabar, was established in Factors contributing to the spread. Western education spread fast across Nigeria, thanks to the political power of the western world. They equally influenced the process using economic power.

Nigeria Eastern and Western Regions 's industrial development and the distributions of the abundant human and natural resources across the then Eastern, Northern and Western regions are.

Nigeria: Four Regions at the Time of Independence. As Nigeria preparded for independence, the British worked out an arrangement which divided Nigeria into four regions. The Hausa-Fulani were dominant in the north, the Yoruba in the west and the Igbo in the east.

In this way each of the major ethnic groups would control its "home region." At the same time the British determined that 52% of the delegates to the national legislature would come from the Northern Region.

Geographical Regions of Nigeria. Major Ethnic Tribal Groups 5 46 The Uplands of Afenmai Ekiti and Western Kabba.

Urban Land Use in the Lagos Metropolitan District 52 Recent Development Projects in the Middle Niger 11 Relief of the Lagos Lagoon Area Region. With the creation of 12 States inthe defunct Mid-Western Region was renamed Mid-Western State.

The defunct Mid-Western Region was created by an Act of Parliament passed in Inthe name of the defunct Mid-Western State was changed to Bendel State. InBendel was divided into two States namely Edo and Delta States respectively.

The History of Nigeria can be traced to settlers trading across the middle East and Africa as early as BC. Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is known today as Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between ( AD) and Hausa States around ( AD) during the 11th century.

Awolowo was the first Leader of Government Business and Minister of Local Government and Finance, and first Premier of the Western Region under Nigeria's parliamentary system, from to [ citation needed ] He was the official Leader of the Opposition in the federal parliament to the Balewa government from to [7].

Yakubu "Jack" Gowon (born 19 October ) is a Nigerian political and military leader who served as the head of state of Nigeria from to He ruled during the deadly Nigerian Civil War, which resulted in the death of 3 million people, most of which were took power after the Nigerian counter-coup and was overthrown in the Nigerian coup d'état.

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The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in Its first capital was capital was later moved to Enugu and the second capital was region was officially divided in into three new states, the East-Central State, Rivers State and South-Eastern State.

Afro Asian Journal of Social Sciences Volume 1, No. 1 Quarter IV ISSN – THE EFFECTS OF WESTERN CIVILISATION AND CULTURE ON AFRICA Dare Arowolo (Lecturer, Dept. of Political Science & Public Administration, Adekunle Ajasin University, Nigeria). 8 Aug Midwest Region, split from part of Western Region.

27 May Mid-Western state (see Edo under Nigeria federal states). Obafemi Awolowo, also known as Chief Obafemi Awolowo or Awo, (born March 6,Ikenne, Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria—died May 9,Ikenne, Nigeria), Nigerian statesman who was a strong and influential advocate of independence, nationalism, and was also known for his progressive views concerning social welfare.

Western Region () At independence Nigeria was divided into three regions Northern, Eastern, Western and the federal district regions had own flags and own coats of arms.

The flags were used until Source: Enzyklopädie der staatlichen Wappen und Flaggen (Encyclopaedia of State Coat of Arms and State Flags), Volume 5. The development of the Ewekoro Cement Factory was also very significant in boosting the socioeconomic fortune of the Western Region.

Chief Obafemi Awolowo was. The Constitution of colonial Nigeria, emphasized the policy of decentralization. Thus, an initial experiment to give Universal Primary Education was started in the Western region in and the Eastern region of Nigeria followed suit in respectively (Fafunwa, ).

Considerable. Nigeria emerged as a nation-state by and after the economic strife that followed World War II for Britain, a rapid economic development of Nigeria was not in their interests.

The beginning of this period saw Nigeria’s economy devastated by the slave trade, and then her people further exploited through the British colonial introduction of. Obafemi Awolowo introduced free healthcare for children up to the age of 18 in the Western Region as well as free and mandatory primary education in Western Nigeria.

Although Awolowo failed to win the and presidential elections (the results of which were questionable), his policies of free healthcare and education were rolled out in. The word encyclopedic seems somehow inadequate for a book whose subject spans 2, years on a continent as large and diverse as Africa, a continent where--by some estimates--Christianity is expanding at a rate roughly double that at which it is declining in the Western world.

But it is probably the best word available to convey the scope and style of Isichei's book, which is informative and Reviews: Nigeria - Nigeria - Economy: The Nigerian economy is one of the largest in Africa.

Since the late s it has been based primarily on the petroleum industry. A series of world oil price increases from produced rapid economic growth in transportation, construction, manufacturing, and government services.

Because this led to a great influx of rural people into the larger urban centres. Other articles where Niger Delta is discussed: western Africa: Pre-European slave trading: exported—as has been seen—from the Niger delta region.

The communities of Ijo (Ijaw), Ibibio, and Efik fishermen and salt makers, who controlled the waterways to the interior, developed city-states whose whole fortunes came to be bound up with the slave trade.

In the W est, the Western Region’s Local Government Law of wa s also enacted. It is pertinent to state here that, the W estern Regional experience in local government reform. The region of West Africa includes the southern portion of the bulge of the continent, which extends westward to the Atlantic Ocean.

This region is bisected by the African Transition Zone, which borders the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. The main physical features include the. This paper examines the trend in the educational development of Nigeria from pre-colonial times to the present, with a view to highlighting the progress made and problems encountered on the way.

More specifically, we present an overview of the indigenous, Quranic and the western-type education before and after independence. the National Development plans of Nigeria from and other rural development programmes like Operation Feed the Nation (OFN), Green Revolution, River Basin Development Authorities, Agricultural Development Projects and many others have emphasized the need to tackle the problem of rural under-development.

Upon independence Nigeria was divided into three regions Northern, Eastern, Western and the federal district Lagos. These regions had own flags and own coats of.

Meanwhile, the federal coalition government acted on the agitation of minority non-Yoruba groups for a separate state to be excised from the Western Region.

Nigeria shed the bulk of its political affinity with the British colonial power to become a Republic. Nnamdi Azikiwe became the first President. Western Nigeria's largest ethnic group is the Yoruba. Many of them are Christian, but some follow traditional or Islamic beliefs.

The Yoruba settled in Western Nigeria in B.C.E. They lived in villages that soon became kingdoms, each of which had their own dialect of Yoruba. Opinion - Cultural imperialism is a term used to describe the imposition of western culture on the culture of people in developing countries.

Cultural imperialism often refers to America's. Nigeria - Nigeria - Climate: Nigeria has a tropical climate with variable rainy and dry seasons, depending on location.

It is hot and wet most of the year in the southeast but dry in the southwest and farther inland. A savanna climate, with marked wet and dry seasons, prevails in the north and west, while a steppe climate with little precipitation is found in the far north.

An American citizen has been kidnapped in a village in southern Niger close to the border with Nigeria. No group has claimed responsibility so far.Amid growing concerns about the People's Republic of China's burgeoning influence around the globe, Beijing has now set its sights on Africa.

China's interest in Africa is not new. In the s.Margari Hill, Stanford University January available in PDF format ( MB). While the presence of Islam in West Africa dates back to eighth century, the spread of the faith in regions that are now the modern states of Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali and Nigeria, was in actuality, a gradual and complex process.

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