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A History of Nigeria

Toyin Falola

Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the world's eighth largest oil producer, but its success has been undermined in recent decades by ethnic and religious conflict, political instability, rampant official corruption and an ailing economy. Toyin Falola, a leading historian intimately acquainted with the region, and Matthew Heaton, who has ...
Publish Date
2008-04-24T00:00:00.000Z
2008-04-24T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1999
Goodreads rating
3.72
ISBN
9780521681575
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
2021-02-01T16:34:27.000Z
Dr. Toyin Falola was the first man to have a tremendous influence on my view of Nigeria, after reading his book "A History of Nigeria",15 years ago. When I saw him interviewed Pres. Obasanjo, I was happy that he still cares about Nigeria despite all the challenges. God Bless him      source