Nigeria And The Crisis Of The Nation-state: Agenda For National Consensus by Emeka NwosuNigeria And The Crisis Of The Nation-state: Agenda For National Consensus by Emeka Nwosu

Nigeria And The Crisis Of The Nation-state: Agenda For National Consensus

byEmeka Nwosu

Paperback | February 10, 2012 | Large Print

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In this rich compilation, Emeka Nwosu takes the reader to a journey of the issues that have helped to shape discourses on various aspects of the Nigerian state and society. The articles, originally published in his weekly column in the premier Nigerian daily newspaper, ThisDay, not only show his perspectives on these issues when they were written but also reveal how discussions on some of those issues have evolved over time and how they have mutated today. Journalists, especially those who maintain regular columns, are often said to write 'history in a hurry'. For experienced writers like the author whose writings are research-based, it does not mean that what they write about is factually wrong but simply that their writings are infused with the passions and emotions that attended those issues as they unfolded. This collection is therefore not only informed commentaries on some of the issues that have shaped the contour of the Nigerian state and society over the years but a good trip on the passions and emotions that attended those discourses. The articles, 66 of them, are written with remarkable candour and gusto and therefore a delight to read. They form a very important contribution to the corpus of works on Nigerian politics and society.

Emeka Nwosu studied political science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and also holds a Master's degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the University of Lagos. He equally holds a certificate in journalism from the Centre for Foreign Journalists (CFJ), Reston, Virginia, USA. Mr. Nwosu who has over 20 years exp...
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Title:Nigeria And The Crisis Of The Nation-state: Agenda For National ConsensusFormat:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:286 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.6 inPublished:February 10, 2012Publisher:Adonis & Abbey PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1906704899

ISBN - 13:9781906704896

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