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Nigeria: Post-Colonial History, Politics, Life and Culture

Features information sources most likely to contain descriptions and analysis of contemporary Nigerian society

News and Popular Press

Popular press resources such as newspapers and magazines are expert but non-scholarly sources that report basic facts and offer opinions. One benefit of these sources is that they are printed shortly after an event, but they do not reach the level of analysis necessary for scholarly work. These resources will provide background information or context.  They will also assist in identifying key themes, participants, and events.

Contemporary News Sources

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Historical News Sources