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Author Abegunrin, Olayiwola, author

Title The political philosophy of Chief Obafemi Awolowo / Olayiwola Abegunrin
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015
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Contents The Awo i knew -- Nigeria history before Obafemi Awolowo politics began -- Chief Obafemi Awolowo early life -- Chief Obafemi Awolowo and decolonization of Nigeria -- Chief Awolowo and the formation of Action Group of Nigeria 1950-1951 -- Chief Awolowo as the premier of Western Region 1951-1959 -- Awo: the treasonable felony charge, the trial, the sentence, the ensuing crisis and his release from jail, 1962-1966 -- Chief Obafemi Awolowo as Minister of Finance and Vice-chairman of the Executive Council in the military administration of General Gowon 1967-1971 -- Chief Obafemi Awolowo and his political comeback in the Second Republic -- Awolowo's leadership style and political legacies: an assessment -- Appendix 1: Nigerian youth movement charter -- Appendix 2: the aims of Egbe Omo Oduduwa -- Appendix 3: Chief Awolowo's affirmation -- Appendix 4: Awo's prophesy about crisis and befalling darkness on Nigeria -- Appendix 5: petition to the federal military government -- Appendix 6: Chief Obafemi Awolowo's letter of resignation to General Gowon -- Appendix 7: open letter of resignation to Ojukwu from Robert S. Goldstein- -- Appendix 8: books by Chief Obafemi Awolowo
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Awolowo, Obafemi, 1909-1987 -- Political and social views.
Socialism -- Nigeria.
Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498515908 (electronic bk.)
9781498515900 (electronic bk.)