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The British Colonial Legacy in Northern Nigeria A Social Ethical Analysis of the Colonial and Post-Colonial Society and Politics in Nigeria – Revised Edition 2019 by Pro Yusufu Turaki in epub

Yusufu Turaki Foundation and Otakada.org Publishing

The British Colonial Legacy in Northern Nigeria

 A Social Ethical Analysis of the Colonial and Post-Colonial Society and Politics in Nigeria.

Revised Edition 2019

About the book

A highly respected Christian leader and social philosopher, Dr. Yusufu Turaki, has in this Book, provided a brilliant anatomy and analysis of Colonial Legacy in post-colonial Nigeria. It is a “must read” book not only to academic readership but also to policy makers and the clergy as well. For, this great work, from the heart of a social ethicist and theologian, has eloquently utilized great insights from many scholars and disciplines analysing Nigeria’s socio-political and moral predicaments.

            In summary, the author clearly asserts that (1) It is not possible for us to have proper grasp of the nature of political events, trends and patterns in Nigeria today without understanding her colonial legacies, (2) it is not possible for us to solve contemporary socio-political problems in Nigeria without correcting the inherited colonial structures and redressing the injustices generated by these colonial legacies of post-colonial Nigeria. We must do so by using the principles of Justice, Equality, Freedom and Equity in socio-political relationships and in the distribution of resources for the benefit of all.

Yusufu Turaki is a Professor of Theology and Social Ethics. He teaches Theology  and  Social  Ethics  at  the  Jos  ECWA  Theological  Seminary (JETS) since 1980. He studied Theology at Igbaja Theological Seminary, Nigeria (Th.B.); Theology and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary,  USA  (MATS);  and  Social  Ethics  at  Boston  University,  USA (Ph.D.). He was a Research Scholar with the Research Enablement Program  sponsored  by  the  PEW  Charitable  Trusts  and  administered  by the Overseas Ministry Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School, Yale University, USA. He is currently the Regional Director of the International  Bible  Society  Nigeria.  He  is  married  to  Deborah and they have four children: Nyela, Yimi, Iyakachi and Ladi.

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Yusufu Turaki Foundation and Otakada.org Publishing

The British Colonial Legacy in Northern Nigeria

 A Social Ethical Analysis of the Colonial and Post-Colonial Society and Politics in Nigeria.

Revised Edition 2019

About the book

A highly respected Christian leader and social philosopher, Dr. Yusufu Turaki, has in this Book, provided a brilliant anatomy and analysis of Colonial Legacy in post-colonial Nigeria. It is a “must read” book not only to academic readership but also to policy makers and the clergy as well. For, this great work, from the heart of a social ethicist and theologian, has eloquently utilized great insights from many scholars and disciplines analysing Nigeria’s socio-political and moral predicaments.

            In summary, the author clearly asserts that (1) It is not possible for us to have proper grasp of the nature of political events, trends and patterns in Nigeria today without understanding her colonial legacies, (2) it is not possible for us to solve contemporary socio-political problems in Nigeria without correcting the inherited colonial structures and redressing the injustices generated by these colonial legacies of post-colonial Nigeria. We must do so by using the principles of Justice, Equality, Freedom and Equity in socio-political relationships and in the distribution of resources for the benefit of all.

Yusufu Turaki is a Professor of Theology and Social Ethics. He teaches Theology  and  Social  Ethics  at  the  Jos  ECWA  Theological  Seminary (JETS) since 1980. He studied Theology at Igbaja Theological Seminary, Nigeria (Th.B.); Theology and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary,  USA  (MATS);  and  Social  Ethics  at  Boston  University,  USA (Ph.D.). He was a Research Scholar with the Research Enablement Program  sponsored  by  the  PEW  Charitable  Trusts  and  administered  by the Overseas Ministry Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA and a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Yale Divinity School, Yale University, USA. He is currently the Regional Director of the International  Bible  Society  Nigeria.  He  is  married  to  Deborah and they have four children: Nyela, Yimi, Iyakachi and Ladi.

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