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When did postcolonialism start in Nigeria?

When did postcolonialism start in Nigeria?

Colonial Nigeria

Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria (1914–1954) Federation of Nigeria (1954–1960)
Historical era WWI / Cold War
• Established 1 January 1914
• Autonomous federation 1 October 1954
• Independence 1 October 1960

Who was the last colonial government in Nigeria?

Lagos was occupied by British forces in 1851 and formally annexed by Britain in the year 1865. Nigeria became a British protectorate in 1901. The period of British rule lasted until 1960, when an independence movement led to the country being granted independence.

What is a post colonial government?

Postcolonialism, the historical period or state of affairs representing the aftermath of Western colonialism; the term can also be used to describe the concurrent project to reclaim and rethink the history and agency of people subordinated under various forms of imperialism.

What is post colonial political system?

Postcolonial political theory seeks to articulate alternative modes of theorizing that can better speak to the concerns of justice for the formerly colonized, indigenous peoples, and those affected by the neo-imperial features of the current global order.

What was Nigeria called before?

The former name for Nigeria was the Royal Niger Company Territories. It does not sound like a country name at all! The name Nigeria was replaced and preserved up until today. Still, it was not a name for a nation, but merely a name of the territory.

What is a post colonial text?

Postcolonial literature is the literature by people from formerly colonized countries. It exists on all continents except Antarctica. It addresses the role of literature in perpetuating and challenging what postcolonial critic Edward Said refers to as cultural imperialism.

What is a post colonial society?

Post-colonialism describes the persisting cultural legacy within a nation that has experienced colonialism and imperialism.

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What is a post-colonial society?