NIGERIA - 07 Elections? 1999-Present: Economy Petroleum...

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    NIGERIA NIGERIA A Nation in Transition
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Nigeria at a Glance Location Size Population Language Currency
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Pre-Colonialism Portugal was first Not one defined  region Multitude of small  kingdoms Benin Empire Punitive Expedition
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Under British Rule Formulation of what  we now know as  Nigeria
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Post Colonialism: the road to  Democracy 1960  Gained independence 1963  Declaration of the  Federal Republic of  Nigeria
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Road Block: Military Coups 1966 1979 –shimmer of  hope?    1983 – shimmer put  out  1993 – new hope?  1999 - 
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1999-Present Political Structure ’99 Elections ’03 Elections
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Unformatted text preview: 07 Elections? 1999-Present: Economy Petroleum Niger Delta Agriculture Other Resources How does Nigeria compare? Possible Threats to a Successful Possible Threats to a Successful Transition Transition Politics of the Belly OBJ seeking third term Political violence Religious violence Sharia Law Rapidly increasing population Multitude of ethnic groups Militant groups Battle over the Niger Delta Some Good Amidst the Bad Darfur Liberia New Partnership for African Development (NPAD) Cleared debt...
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