Gates Jr., Henry Louis
December 1995
New Republic;12/18/95, Vol. 213 Issue 25, p12
Criticizes the Western countries lead by the U.S. and the international community for their indifference to the suffering of Nigerians under the regime of General Sani Abacha. Information on the cultural heritage and natural resources of Nigeria; Extent of political corruption in Nigeria; Necessity and economic, political and military sanction against the Abacha regime to bring about democracy in the country; Potential of the country; Campaign of Nigerian Nobel Prize winner playwright Wole Soyinka to bring democracy to the country.


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