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Tax Battle in the East

Season 4, Episode 3 • 7m 51s

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    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,...

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