Formation: The making of Nigeria from Jihad to Amalgamation.

Adebayo Adeniran
ILLUMINATION
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22 min readFeb 21, 2021

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A review of the most important and arguably the best-written book, thus far on Nigerian History.

Picture was taken by Adebayo Adeniran @Jazzhole in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, given its place as the most populous black nation in the world, Africa’s largest economy and quite possibly its biggest failed state, has had a compendium of literature written about it; From Frederick Forsyth’s The story of Biafra…

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Adebayo Adeniran
ILLUMINATION

A lifelong bibliophile, who seeks to unleash his energy on as many subjects as possible