Tag archive of Ethnicity

Ethnicity and power politics: From June 12 to Boko Haram

This is not the first time Nigeria would be descending into anarchy in the face of latent and manifest power struggle between ethno-sectional groups. In January 1966 when a group of mid-level army officers, mostly Igbo, seized power in a revolution that upstaged the leadership that was predominantly Hausa-Fulani, hell was let loose on the state from the July 29 countercoup....Read full

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