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Affairs of the Oil Rivers Protectorate and Niger Territories
|Contributions||Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, Earl of, 1847-1929., Salisbury, Robert Cecil, marquess of, 1830-1903., Liverpool (England). Chamber of Commerce.|
|The Physical Object|
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If you have ever imagined how to practice free current affair past questions and answers for fun, job interviews, scholarship examinations or politics aptitude test, this article is for you.. This page contains the Hottest Nigeria And General current affairs questions and answers up to / You may as well scroll to the end of this article for Recent Online current affairs Quiz. _ The Berlin conference recognised the validity of the British claim to the Bakasi area as the Oil Rivers Protectorate. _ Bakassi became part of the Niger Coast protectorate.
Initially, there were three separate territories that were treated as separate entities: the Lagos colony, the Oil Rivers Protectorate (from known as the Niger Coast Protectorate), and the Royal Nigeria Protectorate. In Britain revoked the company charters so that it could administer each of these territories more directly. The Niger Coast Protectorate was a British protectorate in the Oil Rivers area of present-day Nigeria, originally established as the Oil Rivers Protectorate in and confirmed at the Berlin Conference the following year, renamed on 12 May , and merged with the chartered territories of the Royal Niger Company on 1 January to form the.
The oil rivers protectorate was amalgamated with some other conquered territories to form the Niger Coast Protectorate in and the Bini Kingdom was merged with the Niger Coast Protectorate in The Niger Coast Protectorate was amalgamated with chartered territories of the Royal Niger Company to form the Southern Protectorate in More seriously important, the Niger Territories did not generate any revenue. While palm oil products and timber flourished in the Niger Coast Protectorate, there was nothing that generated revenue in the Niger Territories which much larger than the Niger Coast. The whole area of the amalgamated territories was , square miles.
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Colonial Nigeria was the era in the History of Nigeria when the region of West Africa was ruled by Great Britain in from the mid-nineteenth century untilwhen Nigeria achieved independence.
British influence in the region began with the prohibition of slave trade to British subjects in Britain annexed Lagos in and established the Oil River Protectorate in Capital: Lagos. InSpain negotiated with France (who controlled the affairs of Morocco at the time) for concessions on the southern edge of Morocco.
The final Spanish protectorate included a southern strip centred on Cape Juby. On JFrancisco Bens officially occupied Cape Juby. The location was used as a staging post for airmail flights. The effect of this being that there were two governing authorities for what was in the most part, two neighbouring territories.
Indiscussions commenced in the Colonial Government- not unlikely as a result of impetus from Goldie- regarding amalgamation of the Oil Rivers Protectorate with the Royal Niger Company’s territories.
In southern Nigeria there had been a confused picture: a colony and protectorate of Lagos, which surrounded an independent Egba state of Abeokuta, and an area round Calabar that an enterprising British consul had declared as the Oil Rivers Protectorate (for palm oil) in and then renamed the 'Niger Coast Protectorate' in Brand: Zed Books.
Written in and published by Verso inIke Okonta and Oronto Douglas's Where Vultures Feast: Shell, Human Rights, and Oil documents four decades of violence committed against against the people and the ecosystem of the Niger Delta by Royal Dutch Shell, one of the world's largest oil companies.
"Royal Dutch/Shell is more than a colonial force in Nigeria," Okonta and Douglas write. Opinion - The situation in Nigeria today is like a marriage and threatened divorce. The British Government took over the territory of Niger Coast Protectorate and the Royal Niger Company in and ended in This is because fromthe Oil Rivers Protectorate was amalgamated with other territories nearby, which the British had subjugated, to form the Niger Coast Protectorate.
This Niger Coast Protectorate, which, only incame to include the conquered Kingdom of Benin, for. Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa, bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the coast in the south is located on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic federation comprises 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja, is located.
InBritish influence over the eastern coast, which had been promoted since by consular agents, was regularized by the establishment of the Oil Rivers Protectorate. This too was gradually extended inland and became the Niger Coast Protectorate in Vice-Consul of the Benin River district of the Oil Rivers Protectorate visited the Oba, with whom he signed a treaty in I A possible argu-ment may be that after i the general climate of opinion regarding territorial acquisitions which led to the Parliamentary Select Committee of I accounted for the apparent lukewarmness, and then the.
Glory Of Benin Kingdom And Shame Of British Empire. By In MarchCaptain Gallwey, the British vice-Consul of Oil Rivers Protectorate (later Niger Coast Protectorate), visited Benin City hoping to annex Benin kingdom and make it a British Protectorate. so terrible a state of affairs continued as that in what was not very improperly.
Meantime in the then Eastern province of the Uganda Protectorate had been transferred to the adjoining East Africa Protectorate, the new eastern boundary being the west coast of Lake Rudolf, the river Turkwel, the eastern flanks of Mt Elgon, the Sio River, and a line running south from the mouth of the Sio across Victoria Nyanza to 1° S.
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See more ideas about Stamp, Postage stamps and George vi pins. Rivers state, named after the many rivers that border its territory, was part of the Oil Rivers Protectorate from tillwhen it became part of the Niger Coast Protectorate.
In the region was merged with the chartered territories of the Royal Niger Company to form the colony of Southern Nigeria. then three separate and mutually independent territories with different 'political masters', namely-(i) The Oil Rivers Protectorate - proclaimed by the British ingiven a 'government' inand re-named the Niger Coast Protectorate in - was until ruled by Consuls having headquarters in Calabar and responsible to.
The Court were set up to protect the commercial interest of European and African merchants within the Oil Rivers (later Niger Coast) Protectorate.
Despite the similarities between the Court of Equity and the Native Courts, one major difference was that the members of the Court of. The Kingdom of Benin, also known as the Benin Kingdom, was a pre-colonial kingdom in what is now southern is not to be confused with Benin, the post-colonial nation Kingdom of Benin's capital was Edo, now known as Benin City in Edo Benin Kingdom was "one of the oldest and most highly developed states in the coastal hinterland of West Africa", it was formed around Capital: Edo, (now Benin City).
Inwhen the title southern Oil Rivers Protectorate was changed to that of Niger Coast Protectorate, a regular administration was established (subject to the Foreign Office in London) under Sir Claude Macdonald, who was succeeded as commissioner and consul-general in by Sir Ralph Moor ( – ).
Wepass over these problems which arose with the proclamation in of the British Protectorate of Oil Rivers as has wellbeen documented by J.
Anene (). Legally, the order-in-council which established the Protectorate did not give theconsul any authority to intervene in the internal affairs of the Oil Rivers states, including control of.
The Niger Coast Protectorate was a British protectorate in the Oil Rivers area of present-day Nigeria, originally established as the Oil Rivers Protectorate in and confirmed at the Berlin Conference the following year, renamed on 12 Mayand merged with the chartered territories of the Royal Niger Company on 1 January to form the.oil african africa military nigerians century slaves economic slave niger civil economy national northern oyo european hausa development federal history of nigeria lagos western Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your.The Royal Niger Company’s dominance of Akassa and other tracts of the Delta was the culmination of several centuries of European plunder in the region of West Africa that became first contact came via the arrival of the Portuguese in the late fifteenth century.
Soon, trade in gold, other commodities & slave flourished.