The Other Side of Nigeria's Civil War

by Africa Research Group
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
April 1970
30 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: Nigeria
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: A Necessary Introduction • A Class Based Probe Into the War's Origins and Implications • A Lass Framework • Together Again: The Nigerian and Biafran Elites who started the war end it with an embrace • The Old Order • The New Order • The elites are the vanguard of the middle class • Grooming the Middle Class • The American Presence • Foreign Business Investment in Nigeria by Type of Activity • Showcase Investments By Foreign Countries in Nigeria • The Beginning of the Breakdown • 1964 Strike: Those Who Went Out • The Coup • Oil & the Minorities • Oil Concessions in Nigeria and Biafra • Who Ruled Biafra • Who Rules Lagos • Reconstruction and the Imperialist Future • The Appropriate Response • The Politics of Relief
Used by permission of Danny Schechter, Sam Barnes and Robert Maurer, former members of Africa Research Group.
Collection: Africa Research Group (Danny Schechter collection) archive, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections