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The Igbo nation and the Nigerian state

Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo

The Igbo nation and the Nigerian state

by Arthur Agwuncha Nwankwo

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Published by Fourth Dimension Publishers in [Enugu, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Igbo (African people) -- Politics and government,
    • Marginality, Social -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Ethnic relations -- Political aspects.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 136-141) and index.

      Statementby Agwuncha Arthur Nwankwo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.45.I33 N87 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6831287M
      ISBN 109781564547
      LC Control Number00322678
      OCLC/WorldCa49493608

      Traditionally, state formation was characterized with wars of different magnitude. The nature, types and causes of the war differed from one state to another. The Igbo nation was one of those areas that witnessed migratory wars arising from state formation, land dispute, slave raiding and boundary crises. Considering the fact that the Igbo history of origin underpins diverse Author: Amiara Solomon Amiara. Igbo, also called Ibo, people living chiefly in southeastern Nigeria who speak Igbo, a language of the Benue-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language Igbo may be grouped into the following main cultural divisions: northern, southern, western, eastern or Cross River, and European colonization, the Igbo were not united as a single people but .

      In , eager for autonomy and for control of petroleum reserves located in its region, the Igbo-majority state known as Biafra attempted to secede from Nigeria. The three-year civil war that ensued stirred up animosity against the Igbo, a majority-Christian people often cast as having been privileged during the colonial period. Agitations by the Igbo for proper integration into the scheme of things in Nigeria's socioeconomic and political activities have been quite a protracted one. It took a noticeable perspective after the Counter Coup. This was followed by the.

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