Oil conflicts in Nigeria today

While much of the recent media and political interest in Nigeria has been focused on Boko Haram and its dealings in the north, there is in fact a massive ongoing conflict in the oil-rich states of the south that has been transpiring since the early 1990s. It first arose due to tensions between minority ethnic groups and foreign oil...

Bight of Biafra, 1841
The Politics of Memory

The April 20-21 “Remembering Biafra” conference will explore the history, memory, and legacy of the Nigeria-Biafra war from a variety of different perspectives, varying in their methods and in their political perspectives. "Half of a Yellow Sun", First Edition When Chimamanda Adichie first published Half of a Yellow Sun (2006),...