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The trouble with Nigeria /
Chinua Achebe.
imprint
London ; Exeter, N.H., USA : Heinemann Educational Books, 1984, c1983.
description
68 p. ; 18 cm.
ISBN
0435906984 (pbk.) :
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imprint
London ; Exeter, N.H., USA : Heinemann Educational Books, 1984, c1983.
isbn
0435906984 (pbk.) :
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
3396646
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Summaries
Long Description
"The trouble with Nigeria is simply and squarely a failure of leadership," concludes internationally acclaimed writer Chinua Achebe. In this book Achebe broke his silence about the 1983 Nigerian elections. The style and wit in part cover his deep despair over the direction of change in his home country.
Main Description
The eminent African novelist and critic, here addresses Nigeria's problems, aiming to challenge the resignation of Nigerians and inspire them to reject old habits which inhibit Nigeria from becoming a modern and attractive country. In this famous book now reprinted, he professes that the only trouble with Nigeria is the failure of leadership, because with good leaders Nigeria could resolve its inherent problems such as tribalism; lack of patriotism; social injustice and the cult of mediocrity; indiscipline; and corruption.

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