Obafemi Awolowo: The End of an Era?

edited by Olasope O. Oyelaran, Toyin Falola, Mokwugo Okoye, and Adewale Thompson

Obafemi Awolowo: The End of an Era?

Selected papers from the National Conference on "Obafemi Awolowo, the end of an era?" held at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife from 4th to 8th October, 1987.

Nigeria and the International Capitalist System

edited by Toyin Falola and Julius O. Ihonvbere

Nigeria and the International Capitalist System

A group of Nigerian scholars review their country's foreign policy since independence in light of its economic ties to the West. Although their separate analyses decry Nigerian dependency and its determining effects on policy, they do not argue strenuously for alternatives; nor, as they present the choices facing the different regimes, do they show that Nigeria's leaders had any other real options besides the ones they seized.