TITLE

NIGERIA LOOKS AHEAD

AUTHOR(S)
Balewa, Abubakar Tafawa
PUB. DATE
October 1962
SOURCE
Foreign Affairs;Oct62, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the sovereignty of Nigeria less than two years after winning independence from Great Britain. It discusses the National Development Plan, covering the years 1962-1968, and its goals of driving economic growth, improving social conditions, and fostering unity among the people. It notes how the country is dependent on international aid, foreign capital, and technical knowledge in order to develop the country and exploit its resources. The article also delves into the nature of Africa, including its poor infrastructure and the ideal of African unity, as well as charting an independent course in regards to foreign policy.
ACCESSION #
48348813

 

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