Interventionism is defined as the policy or doctrine of intervening, especially government interference in the affairs of another state or in domestic economic affairs[i]. Nigeria has shown the…

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Raph Uwechue at 33 as a young ambassador

Raph Uwechue

Raph Uwechue; Pan Africanist and humanist, as a career diplomat, he joined the Nigerian Foreign Service at its inception in 1960, and served in Cameroun, Pakistan, and Mali. Raph was…

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Joy Angela Ogwu in the UN

Joy Ogwu

Joy Angela Ogwu; professor of International Relations, was the first female Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), which was established on December 13, 1961…

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Apartheid conference in Lagos, 1977


Apartheid is the separate-existence economic and social system that existed in South Africa officially from 1948 to 1994. Although the etymology of the word itself is rooted in the Afrikaans…

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World War I

World War I was the worldwide conflict in which Nigeria’s colonial overlord, Britain, formed part of a triad that constituted the Allied powers in its military campaign against the Central…

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Anglophonism was the term used in pre-independence times to describe the tendency of the Nigerian to see self as naturally aligned with, or to show allegiance to the English. In Michael…

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Imperialism, also called colonialism, refers to the subjugation of a territory under another, especially through military force, hence the political and economic dependence of the subject….

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