ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

Better Collections, More Liquidity

NIGERIA was never a country with a common heritage; such unity as it possessed was British-imposed. The South had never been entirely at peace with the North since the latter had carfied out a 'jehad' early in the 19th century. And the slaughter last September of 30,000 men, wo- men and children of the Ibo tribe in the predominantly Muslim North as a result of which nearly 2 million Ibos were forced to flee to the East, foreshadowed the break-up of the tenuous federation. Now, the Eastern Region under its Governor, Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu. has seceded.

Dear reader,

To continue reading, become a subscriber.

Explore our attractive subscription offers.

Click here

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top