Past event


Nigeria: the Biggest and the Best? 50 Years of Independence

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Transcript: Nigeria: The Biggest and the Best?
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Reflections on Fifty Years of Change in Nigeria
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Dr Jean Herskovits, Professor of History, State University of New York at Purchase
Dr Eric Silla, US Department of State
Dr Abdul Raufu Mustapha, University Lecturer in African Politics and Kirk-Greene Fellow in African Studies, University of Oxford
Jerome Okolo, Executive Vice Chairman, GeoQinetiq


The African Studies Centre of Coventry University, in association with Chatham House, is hosting a key policy-relevant academic conference on Nigeria as it marks its fiftieth year of independence.

The conference will reflect on 50 years of change in Nigeria, and have in-depth discussions on the domestic and international political context, and the future of Nigeria's economy.