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

10 November 2010 - 10:00am to 5:30pm

Chatham House, London


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.