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colonial contest for the Nigerian region, 1884-1900

a history of the German participation

by Olayemi Akinwumi

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Published by Lit Verlag, Transaction Publishers in Münster, Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- History -- 1851-1899,
  • Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1871-1918,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-118) and index.

    StatementOlayemi Akinwumi.
    SeriesGeschichte -- Bd. 43, Geschichte (Münster in Westfalen, Germany) -- Bd. 43.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15586685M
    ISBN 10382586197X
    OCLC/WorldCa52042695

    History of Nigeria - pre-colonial period ( - ) Long before much of modern-Nigeria was divided into states identified with contemporary ethnic groups. These early states included the Yoruba kingdoms, the Igbo Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Kingdom, the Hausa cities, and Nupe. The history of Nigeria can be traced to settlers trading across the middle East and Africa as early as BC. Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is known today as Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between ( AD) and Hausa States around ( AD) during the 11th century.

    Nigeria has a long history, with its roots in early civilisations of distinguished artistry. The plateau area around Jos was a meeting point for cultural influences from the Upper Niger Valley (where agriculture developed independently as early as BCE) and from Egypt. Gottlob Adolf Krause (January 5, in Ockrilla near Messen – Febru in Zürich) was a German Africanist and linguist.

    He therefore hired a number of agents, including the explorer Gottlob Krause to conduct negotiations with local rulers. From May Krause and Heinrich Bey, who was both German consul and agent for G. L. Gaiser, opened friendly discussions with the rulers of .   Birth of the Nigerian Colony – Like so many modern African states, Nigeria is the creation of European imperialism. Its very name – after the great Niger River, the country’s dominating physical feature – was suggested in the s by British journalist Flora Shaw, who later became the wife of colonial governor Frederick Lugard.


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