West Africa. (Nigeria)
Describes the three very different regions of Nigeria ... Northern, Eastern, Western ... and the peoples and activities within each. Nigeria's steps toward unity; the influence of British occupation on its development; aspects of life among the Fulani nomads; traditional methods of various agricultural activities; the effects of education and modern technology; the influence of Christianity on the way of life in the southern regions; and the ways in which Nigerians have utilized their country's vast and varied natural resources are all recorded in detail. Also reveals what Nigerians are doing and have done to achieve national unity by benefiting from the vitality and resourcefulness of its people.