NIGERIA Model of a Colonial Failure

OCCASION PAPER: 6
by Stanley Diamond, American Committee on Africa
with Collin Gonze, Simon Obi Anekwe, Chief F. U. Anyiam, William McCord, Akintunde Emiola
New York, New York
1967
Publisher: American Committee on Africa
100 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Ghana, Nigeria
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Europe
Language: English
The pamphlet discusses the Northern Peoples Congress (NPC), the Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU), the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons (NCNC), the National Council of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC), the United Peoples Party (UPP), Sir Roy Welensky, Kenneth Kaunda, Kanyama Chiume, Nkrumah, the Northern Elements Progress Union, the Action Group, the European Common Market, the European Economic Community, Sir Ahmadu Bello, Obafemi Awolowo, Dr. Azikiwe, and the Coker Commission. Contents: Introduction • 1. The Responsibly of Scholars • 2. Northern Nigeria: Key But No Showpiece • 3. Collapse in the West • 4. Conflict with Ghana • 5. The Weight of the North • 6. The Sardauna of Sokoto: His Life Till Then • 7. The Trial of Awolowo: A Nigerian Tragedy • 8. The End of the First Republic • APPENDIX • The Tragedy of Professor Diamond • Does Stanley Diamond Exist? • It Truth Worth Two Pennies? • Diamond Was Prophetic • Notes for the Record • Democracy and Dictatorship in Africa • The Moral Colonialists
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Africa Action Archive