Some Social and Religious Perspectives on the Nigerian Crisis
1.Founded by President Olusegun Obasanjo in 1988 in Nigeria, the African Leadership Forum (ALF) was intended to improve the quality of leadership in Africa, help train the next generation of African leaders, and provide them with a forum to meet, exchange ideas, and improve their performance.
2.Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, “The Challenge of Leadership,” in Challenges of Leadership in African Development, ed. Olusegun Obasanjo and Hans d’Orville (New York: Crane Russak, 1990), 21. General Babangida was the military ruler of Nigeria from August 27, 1985, until he left office on August 27, 1993.
3.Babangida, “The Challenge of Leadership,” 21.
1.Karl Maier, This House Has Fallen: Nigeria in Crisis (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2002), xix.
4.John Campbell was the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria from 2004 to 2007. His first contact with Nigeria was in 1988 as a political counselor in Lagos.
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