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Not Really Nationalism

Season 4, Episode 2 • 7m 14s

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  • Tax Battle in the East

    Time to talk about the great Tax battle that happened in the southeast of Nigeria during colonial times, and how the Igbo people protested against Tax. It will include mention of notable individuals such as Lt Harry Moorhouse, Osue, Graeme Thompson, Frank Moorish Baddeley and so on.

  • Warrior Women of the East

    Dr Catel discusses the brave warrior women from eastern Nigeria. Aba, Owerrinta, Azunmi and Oloko women stand up to protest as activists against the oppressive colonial government and their taxes. These women showed no fear and their cause spread all over the east; including to places like Bonny,...

  • Cameron in Nigeria

    After the women's war, the British install a new government (led by Donald Cameron) in their Nigerian colony and attempt to rectify some of the mistakes they made that led to the war in the first place. Dr Catel also mentions notable individuals like Ms Alimotu Pelewura and the founding of the La...