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Culture and modernization in Nigeria

G. J. Afolabi Ojo

Culture and modernization in Nigeria

a lecture delivered at the University of Ife on 18th November, 1974

by G. J. Afolabi Ojo

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Published by University of Ife Press, published for the Faculty of Arts in Ile-Ife, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Social life and customs.,
    • Nigeria -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby G. J. Afolabi Ojo.
      SeriesFaculty of Arts lecture series ; 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.4 .O37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4283134M
      LC Control Number78309519

        The Europeans have always been very against change and have always done their best to keep things nice and stable. Push the Pause Button. The book does a great job expressing the hatred toward change of the 19th century Europeans and the fast-paced modernization of the west. I don’t like the way the author describes the corruption in Nigeria. Cultural issues about doing business in Nigeria: Case study for Thurmo Oy Instructor Birgitta Niemi Pages 52 Supervisor Thomas Hemberg & Birgitta Niemi, MA This thesis is an assignment that was given as a result of Eximin Seminar held in Vasaa on 15 January by Thurmo Oy, a Finnish company that manufactures a product known as Thurmo Stop.

        Abstract As America continues to globalize markets throughout developed and undeveloped countries of the world, more industries are looking to Nigeria for business investments and expansion. With a population of million and rich with natural resources, Nigeria is a prime candidate for marketing and business opportunities. However, when . Modernization - Modernization - Modern society and world society: The Western experience of industrialization was the model for world industrialization. To become modern was to become something like Western industrial society. Non-Western societies were not always given much choice in the matter. As formal colonies or informal clients of Western powers, they often .

      Nigeria (nījĬr´ēə), officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic ( est. pop. ,,), , sq mi (, sq km), W borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on Chad in the northeast, and on Cameroon in the east. The richness and diversity of the Nigeria culture is a manifestation of the socio-cultural differences of the over ethnic groups that inhabit the land for ages. Tourism is one of the growing sectors the Nigerian economy. The industry was accorded priority status in when the National Tourism Policy was launched.


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