oa Lagos Notes and Records - Saro nationalism and the roots of elite political culture in Nigeria
|Article Title||Saro nationalism and the roots of elite political culture in Nigeria|
|© Publisher:||University of Lagos, Nigeria|
|Journal||Lagos Notes and Records|
|Affiliations||1 Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||135 - 139|
|Keyword(s)||Colonial government, Higerian ruling elite, Nationalist ideology, Parochialism, Political instability, Saro nationalism and Western education|
With its size, human and material resources, Nigeria should be the foremost economic and military power in Africa. This is the natural destiny of the country. Unfortunately, Nigeria has failed to actualise its potential. The country remains from all indices a poor country, with over three-quarters of its population living below the poverty line.
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