making of northern Nigeria

by C. W. J. Orr

Publisher: Darf in London

Written in English
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  • Nigeria, Northern -- History.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1851-1899.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960.

Edition Notes

Statementby C.W.J. Orr.
LC ClassificationsDT515.9.N6
The Physical Object
Paginationx,306p. :
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21940074M
ISBN 101850771383

The book unearths embedded evidence of religious nepotism on the part of state officials using such state institutions as Islamic Preaching Boards to promote one Islamic sect over another in mainly Muslim Northern Nigeria. The book offers insights into this subtle sectarian divide and how this and other ‘subterranean’ elements have. Nigeria holds political and economic prominence in Africa. A major oil producer with a population of million (in ) and more than ethnic groups, N. In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, the historic Sokoto Jihad in today’s northern Nigeria and the Christian missionary movement in what is now southwestern Nigeria provided the frameworks for ethno-religious divisions in colonial society. Following Nigeria’s independence from Britain in , Christian-Muslim tensions became manifest. The objective of this case study is to review, in descriptive (rather than explanatory) terms, some evidence on the nature and rate of land transformation processes in two northern Nigerian farming systems. The term "land transformation" (Wolman and Fournier, ) is preferred to the more familiar.

Political or administrative division, peculiar to Northern Nigeria. 3 H. A. S. Johnson, The Fulani Empire of Sokoto (London, ), p. tribes were added. By the end of the sixteenth century the Hausa had established a modern form of government in their states. In each of the states, there was aCited by: 2. The making of Northern Nigeria. London: Cass. MLA Citation. Orr, Charles William James. The making of Northern Nigeria / ; With a new introd. by A.N.M. Kirk-Greene Cass London Australian/Harvard Citation. Orr, Charles William James. , The making of Northern Nigeria / ; With a new introd. by A.N.M. Kirk-Greene Cass London. Wikipedia. Northern Nigeria was overtaken by bombings, arsons, and shootings—at police stations and government offices, then at churches, mosques, schools, and universities—and by assassinations of. Book the best hotels in Nigeria at amazing prices on Jumia Travel (formerly Jovago). View maps, read guest reviews, see photos and compare prices. Book your Nigeria hotel now! Hotels from budget to luxury No Booking Fees Best Price Guarantee Book Now, Pay later!

Jun 03,  · Introduction • Book publishing in Nigeria is essentially private and unregulated • Nigerian Publishers Association – the main professional body for book publishers – was established in • Membership is open to publishers registered as limited liability companies in Nigeria that have published a stipulated number of books. The book begins by pre-empting critique about its purview, by pointing out its own research limitations, most of which stem from the volatile nature of northern Nigeria, more so where Boko Haram is concerned. It then lays a foundational context for the rest of the book by beginning with a cursory look into the entry of Islam into northern Nigeria. Nigeria’s major soil zones conform to geographic location. Loose sandy soils consisting of wind-borne deposits and riverine sands are found in the northern regions, although, in areas where there is a marked dry season, a dense surface layer of laterite develops, making these soils difficult to cultivate.

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The Making of Northern Nigeria on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. "Religion and the Making of Nigeria is a well-wrought and eloquently crafted analysis making of northern Nigeria book the intriguing linkage between religion and modern state formation in Nigeria.

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifactFormat: Hardcover.

In Aprilthe President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, approved a release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to fight insurgency and revolt in the country.

This announcement came days after an attack by Boko Haram that left 18 dead in northern Nigeria. International responsesArea of operations: Northeast Nigeria.

Northern Nigeria was an autonomous division within Nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security structures. In it acquired the territory of the British Northern Cameroons, which voted to become a province within Northern sciroccowinds.coml: Lokoja, (–), Zungeru.

Jan 26,  · Dr Kate Meagher tells us about Overcoming Boko Haram: Faith, Society and Islamic Radicalization in Northern Nigeria, a book making of northern Nigeria book recently co-edited with the late Abdul Raufu Mustapha, that digs into the underlying causes of violent Islamic radicalisation in Northern Nigeria.

The rise of violent Islamic extremism in West Africa over the past decade took everyone by [ ]. Jul 18,  · Nigeria, like several other postcolonial African nations, is a country of many religious and ethnic groups.

This fact and other pertinent details are confirmed by Olufemi (“Femi”) Vaughan, the Geoffrey Canada Africana studies and history professor at Bowdoin College, in Religion and the Making of Nigeria, a well-researched book, exploring “four major issues of importance to the critical Author: Eric Mokube.

Mar 25,  · The making of Northern Nigeria by Orr, Charles William James, Publication date Publisher London, Macmillan and co., limited Collection smithsonian Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries Contributor Smithsonian Libraries Language English "List of some of the authorities consulted": p.

AddeddatePages: A farmer in Northern Nigeria by-passes cultural boundaries to become a romance novel writer and makes over half a million naira.

MAKING PUBLISHING AFFORDABLE It costs an average of Million Naira to publish a book in Nigeria but with OkadaBooks, 8, writers have become authors at no cost. Making of Modern Nigeria 13 two. Islam and Colonial Rule in Northern Nigeria 39 three. Christianity and the Transformation of Colonial Southern and Northern Nigeria 69 four.

Th e Politics of Religion in Northern Nigeria during Decolonization 89 five. Religion and the Postcolonial State six. Religious Revival and the State: Th e Rise of.

"Vaughan is highly commended for this book, an immense contribution to African history." — Eric Mokube, Africa Today “Religion and the Making of Nigeria is easy to read, well researched, and a well-crafted book. No doubt it opens up avenues for further research and offers provocative thoughts about religion and its implication for the.

Religion and the Making of Nigeria. In this Book. Additional Information. Religion and the Making of Nigeria; the historic Sokoto Jihad in today’s northern Nigeria and the Christian missionary movement in what is now southwestern Nigeria provided the frameworks for ethno-religious divisions in colonial society.

Following Nigeria’s Cited by: 4. Nigeria: The Challenge of Biafra is a page book that revolves around the Civil War with emphasis on how the initial optimism accompanying the prospects of birthing a new nation was replaced by. Sep 22,  · The book deals with the impact of missionaries and British colonialism in northern Nigeria, which the author articulates as a cultural encounter in which Western civilization was implanted.

He uses a comparative historical perspective to show how European cultural transfer took place at different levels and phases during colonialism. Jan 31,  · While there has been a profusion of publications exploring the ravages of Boko Haram, this book looks beyond the shock factors to examine the actual drivers of Islamic extremism in northern Nigeria, and to identify counterforces with a potential to reign in the insurgency.

Sep 10,  · Nigeria is a land of rich cultures, stunning artistic achievement and industrious and resourceful people. I hope my book, Another Man's War, will shatter some of Author: Barnaby Phillips.

The chapter explores the contradictory impact of mission Christianity on colonial Northern and Southern Nigeria. It contends that in the Northern Nigerian Protectorate mission Christianity provided a formidable framework in which non-Muslim minority communities articulated strategies to resist the hegemony of Hausa-Fulani Muslim rulers.

In Making Headway: The Introduction of Western Civilization in Colonial Northern Nigeria, Barnes demonstrates effectively that Europeans were successful in transferring to local peoples the cultural values they hoped to foster only because Africans and Europeans reached consensus about the nature and character of the Western civilization to be.

been responsible for more terrorist attacks in Nigeria than all other militant groups combined. In Aprilthe conflict rose to prominence on the international stage after Boko Haram kidnapped schoolgirls from the northern town of Chibok. In the aftermath of the kidnappings, the Government of Nigeria requested assistanceCited by: 5.

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Chapter 2 argues that following the transformation of the Northern Nigerian region by the Sokoto Jihad in the nineteenth century, Islamic structures provided the crucial structural and ideological frameworks on which the British colonial administrative system was rationalized in the Northern Nigeria Protectorate in the first half of the twentieth century.

In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines how Christian, Muslim, and indigenous religious structures have provided the essential social and ideological frameworks for the construction of contemporary Nigeria.

The Making of Northern Nigeria by Orr, Sir Charles and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Sep 16,  · In Religion and the Making of Nigeria, Olufemi Vaughan examines the imbrication of religious movements, religious structures, and competing political interests in the formation of the modern Nigerian what he calls an interdisciplinary Africanist perspective, Vaughan marshals archival and ethnographic data to support his thesis that “Christian, Muslim, and indigenous.

Apr 02,  · However, the strength of the book lies in Vaughan’s deft synthesis of disparate works focused upon one region, ethnicity, historical moment, or thematic preoccupation. Few specialists on the region will find his observation of the significance of religion to the making of Nigeria Barbara M.

Cooper. Religion and the Making of Nigeria is an excellent resource for scholars interested in the role of the politics and practice of religion in state-making in Nigeria. The book sets the scene for Ebenezer Obadare's forthcoming book Religion and Politics in Nigeria, which shows how the jostle for ascendancy between different religious forces in Author: Daniel E.

Agbiboa. Andrew Barnes. The Middle Belt Movement and the Birth of Christian Consciousness in Colonial Northern Nigeria. Church History () The Pattern of the Early Modern Past: From the General Crisis to the Struggle for Stability (). Andrew Barnes.

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