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history of the Niger press.

history of the Niger press.

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Published by [s.n.] in Lokoja .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBanfield, A. W. 1878-
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p.
Number of Pages21
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14722408M

Diori remains in power until inwhen he is toppled in a coup led by his military chief of staff, Lt-Col. Many in those days viewed the Daily Times as a fair newspaper. The government that followed, while plagued by coup attempts of its own, survived until Brutally honest, yet totally dispassionate, the book reveals a grim, even sordid West African landscape in the period under survey. The opposition then boycotts the subsequent parliamentary elections, giving control of the national assembly to Mainassara's party, the National Union of Independents for Democratic Renewal.

Name of the federal government-owned newspaper then was The Morning Post. Originally covering areas that were part of the ancient Benin and Calabar kingdoms the land determined as the Delta today occupies 70, square km and is home to thirty one million, mainly impoverished people. Other remnants of the old system are formed by the gulbi, through which water still flows annually, occasionally causing damage. In response to the June 21, governorship election in Ekiti State Nigeria, incumbent Governor Kayode Fayemi lost the election but against known tradition of Nigeria Africa politicians he conceded defeat and congratulated the victorious candidate, Mr. The political situation has not been helped by the fact that Niger has been kept extremely poor since its independence little over 50 years ago, since its subsistence economy is at the mercy of unavoidable environmental degradation such as drought and desertification. In the region known as the Sahelwhich forms a transitional zone between the Sahara and the region to the south, the soils are thin and white, being covered with salty deposits resulting from intense evaporation that forms an infertile surface crust.

The military kept their promise to return the country to democratic civilian rule. The study therefore concludes by saying that in cooperation with other agencies of socialization the mass media are excellent way for communicating and effecting social change. According to the constitution, a new parliament was elected within three months. Almost immediately, because of the power vacuum left behind once the French had departed, Niger succumbed to brutal military rule for the next 30 years until


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History of the Niger press. book

After Gen. The conference votes to strip Saibou of his executive role while leaving him as titular head of state and to put in place a transitional government until elections can be held in This, and also the drop in demand for uranium since the s, prior to this a lucrative export for the country, have kept Niger poor.

Although there are Classical references to direct travel from the Mediterranean to West Africa Daniels, p.

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The process of course, can be in the form of evolution or revolution seen as the transformation that takes place in all societies. The first privately owned radio station in Nigeria was Ray Power Towards independence[ edit ] A further revision in the organization of overseas territories occurred with the passage of the Overseas Reform Act Loi Cadre of 23 Julyfollowed by re-organizational measures enacted by the French Parliament early in The area eventually became known as the Bornu Empirewhich ended in So, after an internet search and a long wait I finally was able to get my hands on a copy of this publication.

After you've watch the video explore the Niger Delta using our interactive map below. The military kept their promise to return the country to democratic civilian rule.

The Nigerian people however revoked the said newspaper because the saw it as working in favor of the government against the true will of the Nigerian people. Actually, Niger was amongst the last of African nations to be colonized by Europeans, but even after WWI the age of empire was alive and the French had vested interests in the natural resources that Niger held.

Niger's colonial history and development parallel that of other French West African territories. The one bright light is the ongoing transition from military to democratic rule.

Further intrusion, albeit this time political in nature, changed society once again in Niger when the French colonized the region in the early 20th century.

Almost immediately, because of the power vacuum left behind once the French had departed, Niger succumbed to brutal military rule for the next 30 years until But further research is needed to understand the role this early civilization played in the ancient and medieval history of West Africa.

Saibou liberalized some of Niger's laws and policies, and promulgated a new constitution. This represents the very first news media that was published in Nigeria and it was published in the southwest.The book is often considered the seminal work of modern African literature and received accolades from author Dylan Thomas as well as other Western intellectual figures of the time.

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A major shift in literary style from fantasy to realism first resulted from the founding of the University College of Ibadan (Nigeria’s first university) inwhen scholars began producing books about everyday life in Nigeria.

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HISTORY OF THE NIGERIAN PETROLEUM INDUSTRY Oil was discovered in Nigeria in at Oloibiri in the Niger Delta after half a century of exploration. The discovery was made by Shell-BP, at the time the sole concessionaire.

Nigeria joined the ranks of oil producers in when its first oil field came on stream producing 5, bpd. So serious is Press censorship in Nigeria that between andthere have been 29 anti- press legislation in the books.

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Explore Niger holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Niger rarely makes waves in the international consciousness, and when it does it's invariably for all the wrong reasons: coups, rebellions and famines. But those who have been lucky enough to visit this desert republic normally return with stories of a warm and generous population living in ancient caravan cities at the.