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Music Of Nigeria
Author(s): Frederic P. Miller
Paperback: 70 pages
Publisher: Alphascript Publishing
Publication date: 11/3/2009
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9786130071936

Book Description
Music of Nigeria, Hausa music, Yoruba music, Fuji music, Afrobeat, Waka music, Igbo music, Apala, Jùjú music, Yo- pop, Palm-wine music, Highlife, Nigerian reggae, Nigerian gospel, African hip hop, Music of Africa, Traditional music, Fela Sowande, African hemiola style, Hwana language, Efik, The Ozidi Saga ...




Nigeria Needs Nehemiah
Author(s): Emmanuel Oghenebrorhie
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Publication date: 7/23/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781477143285



itle: Military Of Nigeria
Author(s): Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster
62 pages
Published: Alphascript Publishing
Publication date: 10/28/2009
ISBN13: 9786130093402

Book Description
The Military of Nigeria has active duty personnel in three armed services, totalling approximately 85,000 troops and 82,000 paramilitary personnel. It origins lie in the elements of the Royal West African Frontier Force that became Nigerian when independence was granted in 1960. In 1956 the Nigeria Regiment of the RWAFF was renamed the Nigerian Military Forces, RWAFF, and in April 1958 the colonial government of Nigeria took over from the British War Office control of the Nigerian Military Forces. Since its creation the Nigerian military has fought in ...



itle: Artists of Nigeria
Author(s): Onyema Offoedu-Okeke
720 pages
Published: 5 Continents Editions
Publication date: 11/1/2012
ISBN13: 9788874395477

Book Description
Artists of Nigeria charts the development of modern Nigerian art, analyzes work by significant Nigerian artists, and explores art movements within the country and beyond over the past 100 years. Here, the vibrant, often-overlooked accomplishments of Nigerian artists are given the attention they deserve. Among the featured artists are Olowere, whose work is in the collections of the British Museum, the Detroit Institute of Arts, and the Smithsonian Institution; Chike Aniakor, who has a PhD from Indiana University; and ...




itle: Arts of Nigeria in Private French Collections
Author(s): Toyin Falola, Helene Joubert, Alain Lebas, Hughes Dubois (Photographer)
264 pages
Published: 5 Continents Editions
Publication date: 2/1/2013
ISBN13: 9788874395811




itle: Nigeria - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Author(s): Diane Lemieux
168 pages
Published: Kuperard
Publication date: 3/20/2012
ISBN13: 9781857336290

Book Description
Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa with an internal market of 150 million people and an economy growing at around 8 percent a year, is potentially Africa’s next powerhouse. It is nearly one and a half times the size of Texas, with a landmass varying from sandy beaches and tropical jungles, to plains, mountains, and desert.   This important West African nation is made up of 250 culturally distinct ethno-linguistic groups. The largest ...





A History of Nigeria
Author(s): Toyin Falola, Matthew M. Heaton
Paperback: 329 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: June 1st 2008 (first published May 1st 2008)
Language: English
ISBN: 052168157X
ISBN-13: 9780521681575

Book Summary
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 worked extensively on Afr...


itle: Nigeria Confidential
Author(s): Uche Nworah
Paperback: 240 pages
Published: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/6/2009
ISBN13: 9781440126451

Book Description
In Nigeria Confidential, award-winning author Uche Nworah casts a wider look at Nigeria and tackles head-on some of the issues facing country and citizens in his trademark witty and satirical style.
He spares no theme in this second blook of essays and short stories as he takes the reader across the country touching down at various points with his beautifully woven stories. The reader gets to experience what living in Lagos is like, likewise a ...



itle: Talk Nigeria
Author(s): King Kayode Yeotan
108 pages
Published:  iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/22/2011
ISBN13: 9781462020072 


itle: Effective Leadership In Nigeria
Author(s): Dr. Onyema G. Nkwocha
732 pages
Published: Alphascript Publishing
Publication date: 12/30/2011
ISBN13: 9781468506785

Book Description
Effective Leadership In Nigeria: Practical Ways To Build an Effective, Inspiring, Transformational and Visionary Leadership and Governance in Nigeria is mostly based on the current apathetic and virtual lack of effective and visionary leadership situation in contemporary Nigeria and distills the golden gems: - principles, processes, procedures and practical applications inherent in effective, inspiring, visionary and enthusiastic leadership. It attempts at instituting, building and encouraging good, effective, and visionary leadership in the nation ...



itle: Union Education in Nigeria: Labor, Empire, and Decolonization since 1945
Author(s): Hakeem Ibikunle Tijani
196 pages
Published: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 5/8/2012
ISBN13: 9781137003584

Book Description
Globally, the role of the workers is gaining ground among scholars. Yet, specific national or regional studies have yet to be fully undertaken. This book will present a new perspective on the process of decolonization, emphasizing the divergence between leftists' unionism, leftists' union education, and the perspectives of colonial and postcolonial governments. The international dimensions of this divergence are analyzed within the context of the Cold War and the significance of the AFL-CIO, the British TUC, and the ...


itle: The Political Economy of Nigeria
Author(s): Ozodi Thomas Osuji PhD
196 pages
Publication date: 8/23/2011
Format: eBook
File size: 2 MB
ISBN13: 9781447613039

Book Description

It is very difficult to define what politics is or is not. Perhaps, the best way to approach the subject is to examine human beings. What is human nature Perhaps, human beings cannot be defined? To define something is to limit it; human beings seem limitless, hence, cannot be defined. Be that as it may, we can describe human behavior. Empirical evidence shows that wherever human beings live that they live in social groups. The human society could be as small as the family unit, the kindred unit, the village, the town, a tribe, a nation, a continent ...


Author(s): Ettagale Blauer, Jason Laure
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
Publication date: September 1st 2001
ISBN-10: 0516222813
ISBN-13: 9780516222813

Book Description
This series meets National Curriculum Standard for: Social Studies: Culture Global Connections People, Places, & Environments Production, Distribution, & Consumption Time, Continuity, & Change
This House Has Fallen: Midnight in Nigeria
Author(s): Karl Maier
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: July 1st 2000
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1891620606
ISBN-13: 9781891620607

Book Description
To understand Africa, you have to understand Nigeria, and few Americans understand Nigeria better than Karl Maier. In the tradition of Philip Gourevitch's betselling We Regret to Inform You... and Redmond O'Hanlon's No Mercy, This House Has Fallen is a bracing, disturbing, evocative report on the state of Africa's most populous, potentially richest, and most dangerously dy...

Author(s): Bridget Giles, Matthews A. Ojo (Consultant), Akin Oyetade (Consultant)
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 9/11/2007
Language: English
Format: Library Binding
ISBN-13: 9781426301247

Book Description
Discover Africa's most populous country. Learn why this oil-rich land is so troubled. Visit Lagos, Nigeria's teeming mega-metropolis. Come see the sacred city of Ife-Ife.



Bah ' Faith In Nigeria
Author(s): Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome (Editor), John McBrewster (Editor)
Paperback: 76 pages
Publisher: Alphascript Publishing
Publication date: 1/15/2011
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9786134211598

Book Description
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! After an isolated presence in the late 1920s, the Bahá'í Faith in Nigeria begins with pioneering Bahá'ís coming to Sub-Saharan West Africa in the 1950s especially following the efforts of Enoch Olinga who directly and indirectly affected the growth of the religion in Nigeria. Following growth across West Africa a regional National Spiritual Assembly was elected in 1956. As the community multiplied across cities and became diverse in its engagements it elected its own National Spiritual Assembly by 1979. ...


Sustainable Development in Nigeria
Author(s): Mohammed Al-Amin
Paperback: 288 pages
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG
Publication date: 8/20/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9783659177354

Book Description
Nigeria's Drylands cover almost one-fourth of the country's landmass and is located at the northern part of the nation; where poverty and population are continuously rising at an alarming rate. The recent socioeconomic challenges of the region in terms of unemployment,resource-use conflict and insurgency are therefore not unconnected with the sustainability of the region's natural resources.This makes an in-depth study into the area very necessary with the view to unfolding the development challenges of a region that hosts over 50 million people and ...



Telecommunications Regulation In Nigeria
Author(s): Rapuluchukwu Nduka
Paperback: 92 pages
Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG
Publication date: 8/31/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9783659205200

Book Description

Telecommunication is very essential to the growth of any modern economy. Formulating the right policies to regulate the human, technological, infrastructural and economic landscape of the telecommunication industry holds the key to the growth of the industry. Telecommunication and its regulation in Nigeria have come a long way passing through various phases of development that is however connected with the various political phases of the nation. The deregulation of the telecommunication industry in Nigeria opened up a competitive environment in the ...


The History of Early Nigeria
Author(s): Montez Cain
Paperback: 154 pages
Publisher: Webster's Digital Services
Publication date: 10/26/2011
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9781270131090


Transport in Nigeria
Author(s): L egaire Humphrey
Paperback: 56 pages
Publisher: International Book Marketing Service Ltd
Publication date: 9/18/2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 9786201784123

Book Description
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Decaying infrastructure is one of the deficiencies that Nigeria's National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy seeks to address. The government has begun to repair the country's poorly maintained road network. Because Nigeria's railways are in a parlous condition, the government is trying to rectify the situation by privatizing the Nigerian Railway Corporation. Similarly, the government is pursuing a strategy of partial ...


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