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Ksana Parnell

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Nigeria BEFORE THE TRASITION Ksana Parnell
3rd hour AFTER THE TRANSITION!!!! Religous and ethnic Nigeria, Africa's most populous country, is composed of more than 250 ethnic groups.

The groups are: Hausa and Fulani 29%, Yoruba 21%, Igbo (Ibo) 18%, Ijaw 10%, Kanuri 4%, Ibibio 3.5%, Tiv 2.5%.

The diffrent types of religion are: Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%. How nigeria gained independence? Nigeria gained their Independence through successive constitutions.

They also began with the overwhelming demand for independence.

On, October 1st, 1960, Nigeria won their rights for full independence. Bibliography Google.com
SS book
cia.gov.com one of nigerias presidents, Umaru Yar’Adua LEADERS President Goodluck JONATHAN (since 5 May 2010, acting since 9 February 2010);

Vice President Mohammed Namadi SAMBO (since 19 May 2010) Political of nigeria Academic Staff Union for Universities or ASUU; Campaign for Democracy or CD;

Civil Liberties Organization or CLO;

Committee for the Defense of Human Rights or CDHR;
Constitutional Right Project or CRP; Human Right Africa; National Association of Democratic Lawyers or NADL; National SELLING FRIUT! TAKING A RIDE! Timeline of events in imperialism to nationalism!! Anglo-Aro war: The war began. The Aro Confederacy began to decline. (to 1902)
1902 Anglo-Aro war: The war ended.
1903 The British conquered most of Northern Nigeria, including the Sokoto Caliphate.
1905 The British conquest of Southern Nigeria ended.
1912 Lord Lugard, Governor of Northern Nigeria, established a system of indirect rule.
1914 Northern Nigeria and Southern Nigeria were amalgamated into Nigeria.
1946 Nigeria entered a period of decolonization and growing Nigerian nationalism.
1950 A conference of northern and southern delegates was held in Ibadan.
1953 A conference regarding Nigeria's federal formula was held in London.
1957 Nigeria held a Constitutional conference.
1959 Nigeria holds its first national election to set up an independent government. Northern politicians won a majority of seats in the Parliament.
1960 The period of nationalism and decolonization ended.
1 October Nigeria gained independence from Britain under Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa and President Nnamdi Azikiwe.
1963 1 October Nigeria severed its remaining ties to Britain, marking the birth of the Nigerian First Republic.
1964 1 December A national election was held.
1966 15 January A military coup deposed the government of the First Republic. Balewa, Premier of Northern Nigeria Ahmadu Bello, and Finance Minister Festus Okotie-Eboh, were assassinated.

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