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NIGERIA History: beginning of the 19th century: British & Portuguese began to fight for the domination of the area around Lagos. * end of the 19th century: British succeeded in consolidating their influence in the coastal area of southern Nigeria. After they conquered Lagos and snatched it from Portuguese rule, they became active inland. In 1861 Lagos became a British protectorate! Effects on Nigerian people: * * While the British ruled the colonies: British culture, values, traditions and language were regarded as superior to those of the colonized -> suppressing regional language (only English) => own culture unfamiliar * This often caused a feeling of displacement and rootlessness (no clear affiliation) on the part of the colonized as they had grown up being constantly reminded of the inferiority * Now after independence, they faced the difficult task of re-creating their own identity, bridging the gap between the countries & native traditions and values in British ones Summary: Nigeria was a country with several ecosystems and a rich flora and fauna. However, since 1908 the oil companies deforested everything. Now there is only a oil catastrophe left. Geography: o Capital: Abuja o Largest city: Lagos o Named after the river Niger o Huge oil and natural gas deposits in the Niger delta: -> High levels of pollution -> Exploited by foreign companies Demography: *Population: 206M *Over 270 ethnic groups ? Important...

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ones: Hausa-Fulani (29%) Yoruba (21%) Igbo (18%) Ijaw (10%) Kanuri (4%) ? Religions: 50% Muslim 40 45% Christian 5 10% traditional Religions ? Over 500 languages. environmental problems: ~Nigeria is one of the African countries producing most solid waste: plastic pollution worsens the climate change (CO2 and Methane) -> the vehicles and disposal vans -> the incineration of waste ~ water pollution due to plastic ~ bad waste management/ disposal ~ environmental degradation ~ air pollution: solution: to reduce and recycle the waste in Nigeria Plogging: jogging with collecting waste ~ deforestation: in Nigeria its man-made while hunting * *cause: incineration of solid waste * health risks: eye sight & hard to breath * contamination of flora & fauna * Resources and attractions: large manufacturing * great variety and diversity ito ethnicities, religions, cultures blooming film industry ("Nollywood") * Lagos being one of the most populated & touristy places in Nigeria Problems: colonial problems → stolen history = searching for identity Bad health care system • infrastructural decay * Socially active woman who stand up for diversity * oil possession (exploitation) no justice > police brutality (extorting). few government interventions criminality and drug dealing is normal: Boko Haram (advocates violently the introduction of Sharia law and the ban of western education) • life expectancy is 53 y/o poverty (more than 67%): missing supplies and facilities • exploitation -> luxurious hotels -> free time activities festivals, soccer, fashion shows, music street festivals Nigeria has no infrastructure to refine its own oil * international companies sell it abroad & Nigeria has to import refined oil back which costs billions of dollar Shell has about 40% of Nigerian oil * experiences with GB Crisis of identity esp. children Cover the cultural damage Colonization made. fterm Post-colonial-literature Ï -shows effects of colonialism to -Corruption Lissues of identity ( social concerns Football in Nigeria: * brought by the British Empire * football is a unifying sport: forget tribes and indifferences in religion *teenagers get the feeling of achievement -> more optimism and hope English literature Segregration ·literature from Commonwealth (GB) Political economic deals with the issue of being caught between two cultures Nigerian identity: *famous Nigerian poet claims that Nigerian identity: is subnational, not supranational it doesn't offer any socio-economic benefits to its citizens Nigerian Dream: * a great and powerful nation without exploitation & dependence being important for the global economy constant development and progress * sustainable environment * using everybody's full capacity -> together means stronger * PIRPLE HIBISCUS: Aunty Ifeoma * Eugene's sister; Kambili's & Java's aunt * modern day feminist * Believes a woman should have an education first before getting married ==> independence -> Ifeoma's opinion about men: simply use women for their personal gain * for her: marriage not for financial reasons/security but out of love character: impressive, confident, Intelligent, educated, ambitious, western, freethinking, independent and fearless Eugene: * father of Jaja & Kambili * devout catholic; an abusive nature: beats his family when they sin + he is strict to his kids # the opposite of his sister ifeoma Kambili main character: obedient, academic; lives under the strict rule of papa Fascinated by her aunt -> role model Kambili's mother: * does not fight his abusive husband but rather supports him (unwillingly) dependent on Papa: claims that a husband crowns a woman's life => different view on women and their dependence than ifeoma Jaja: * Kambili's older brother: at first obedient, later defiant & resisting * * Beasts of no Nation: o Is about two child soldiers, Agu & Strika (he is muted) *They lost their parents (they were killed) *A militant group forces them to be soldiers *The kids are traumatized *They have dreams but doubt that they will come true -> they feel trapped / hopeless / without perspective *They live under the worst conditions, can get killed anytime *They are not allowed to be kids -> no childhood BUT: they both have each other (a little family) => they are each other's shadow protecting them from the glaring sun Shows how bad the situation is for some kids in Nigeria O

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NIGERIA History: beginning of the 19th century: British & Portuguese began to fight for the domination of the area around Lagos. * end of the 19th century: British succeeded in consolidating their influence in the coastal area of southern Nigeria. After they conquered Lagos and snatched it from Portuguese rule, they became active inland. In 1861 Lagos became a British protectorate! Effects on Nigerian people: * * While the British ruled the colonies: British culture, values, traditions and language were regarded as superior to those of the colonized -> suppressing regional language (only English) => own culture unfamiliar * This often caused a feeling of displacement and rootlessness (no clear affiliation) on the part of the colonized as they had grown up being constantly reminded of the inferiority * Now after independence, they faced the difficult task of re-creating their own identity, bridging the gap between the countries & native traditions and values in British ones Summary: Nigeria was a country with several ecosystems and a rich flora and fauna. However, since 1908 the oil companies deforested everything. Now there is only a oil catastrophe left. Geography: o Capital: Abuja o Largest city: Lagos o Named after the river Niger o Huge oil and natural gas deposits in the Niger delta: -> High levels of pollution -> Exploited by foreign companies Demography: *Population: 206M *Over 270 ethnic groups ? Important...

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ones: Hausa-Fulani (29%) Yoruba (21%) Igbo (18%) Ijaw (10%) Kanuri (4%) ? Religions: 50% Muslim 40 45% Christian 5 10% traditional Religions ? Over 500 languages. environmental problems: ~Nigeria is one of the African countries producing most solid waste: plastic pollution worsens the climate change (CO2 and Methane) -> the vehicles and disposal vans -> the incineration of waste ~ water pollution due to plastic ~ bad waste management/ disposal ~ environmental degradation ~ air pollution: solution: to reduce and recycle the waste in Nigeria Plogging: jogging with collecting waste ~ deforestation: in Nigeria its man-made while hunting * *cause: incineration of solid waste * health risks: eye sight & hard to breath * contamination of flora & fauna * Resources and attractions: large manufacturing * great variety and diversity ito ethnicities, religions, cultures blooming film industry ("Nollywood") * Lagos being one of the most populated & touristy places in Nigeria Problems: colonial problems → stolen history = searching for identity Bad health care system • infrastructural decay * Socially active woman who stand up for diversity * oil possession (exploitation) no justice > police brutality (extorting). few government interventions criminality and drug dealing is normal: Boko Haram (advocates violently the introduction of Sharia law and the ban of western education) • life expectancy is 53 y/o poverty (more than 67%): missing supplies and facilities • exploitation -> luxurious hotels -> free time activities festivals, soccer, fashion shows, music street festivals Nigeria has no infrastructure to refine its own oil * international companies sell it abroad & Nigeria has to import refined oil back which costs billions of dollar Shell has about 40% of Nigerian oil * experiences with GB Crisis of identity esp. children Cover the cultural damage Colonization made. fterm Post-colonial-literature Ï -shows effects of colonialism to -Corruption Lissues of identity ( social concerns Football in Nigeria: * brought by the British Empire * football is a unifying sport: forget tribes and indifferences in religion *teenagers get the feeling of achievement -> more optimism and hope English literature Segregration ·literature from Commonwealth (GB) Political economic deals with the issue of being caught between two cultures Nigerian identity: *famous Nigerian poet claims that Nigerian identity: is subnational, not supranational it doesn't offer any socio-economic benefits to its citizens Nigerian Dream: * a great and powerful nation without exploitation & dependence being important for the global economy constant development and progress * sustainable environment * using everybody's full capacity -> together means stronger * PIRPLE HIBISCUS: Aunty Ifeoma * Eugene's sister; Kambili's & Java's aunt * modern day feminist * Believes a woman should have an education first before getting married ==> independence -> Ifeoma's opinion about men: simply use women for their personal gain * for her: marriage not for financial reasons/security but out of love character: impressive, confident, Intelligent, educated, ambitious, western, freethinking, independent and fearless Eugene: * father of Jaja & Kambili * devout catholic; an abusive nature: beats his family when they sin + he is strict to his kids # the opposite of his sister ifeoma Kambili main character: obedient, academic; lives under the strict rule of papa Fascinated by her aunt -> role model Kambili's mother: * does not fight his abusive husband but rather supports him (unwillingly) dependent on Papa: claims that a husband crowns a woman's life => different view on women and their dependence than ifeoma Jaja: * Kambili's older brother: at first obedient, later defiant & resisting * * Beasts of no Nation: o Is about two child soldiers, Agu & Strika (he is muted) *They lost their parents (they were killed) *A militant group forces them to be soldiers *The kids are traumatized *They have dreams but doubt that they will come true -> they feel trapped / hopeless / without perspective *They live under the worst conditions, can get killed anytime *They are not allowed to be kids -> no childhood BUT: they both have each other (a little family) => they are each other's shadow protecting them from the glaring sun Shows how bad the situation is for some kids in Nigeria O