Nigerian Guest Speaker - • terrorist attempt Christmas in...

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Unformatted text preview: • terrorist attempt: Christmas in Detroit extremely corrupt people & extremely hard-working people • Dr. Minabera Ibelema: born Minabere Jumbo changed last name before coming abroad born when Nigeria was under British rule hometown of Bonny: island common last names: Brown, Green, Hart, Pepple, Allison occurred in the Niger Delta: coastal areas in the South “hands-off”: barasin →town now named Brass identity issue in Nigeria • geographically split into 3 regions Muslim influences from the North/East Christian/European influences from the South center city of Jos: conflict between Christians & Muslims ethnic groups: about 260-360 total ethnic groups Hausi-Fulani in North Yoruba in Southwest Igbo in Southeast a lot of traditional religious belief systems • Biafran War: civil war roughly 100 years after the American civil war 1967: lasted about 30 months thought that it would never end younger sister died in an air raid in the war: 11 years old...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course FLL 120 taught by Professor Lamiazayzafoon during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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