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2 edition of First list of names in Nigeria and British Cameroons. found in the catalog.

First list of names in Nigeria and British Cameroons.

Permanent Committee on Geographical Names for British Official Use

First list of names in Nigeria and British Cameroons.

by Permanent Committee on Geographical Names for British Official Use

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Published by Royal Geographical Society in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Geographical -- Nigeria,
  • Names, Geographical -- Cameroon

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG105P4 E7 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17006997M

    French Cameroon became independent in as the Republic of Cameroon. The following year the southern portion of neighboring British Cameroon voted to merge with the new country to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon. In , a new constitution replaced the federation with a unitary state, the United Republic of Cameroon.   The British ironically complained that the British Southern Cameroons was not ready for independence having been administered from Nigeria with most of the Civil Service, Police and other staff coming from Nigeria and so with their mafia, the UN Resolution got modified and the notion of independence by joining either Nigeria or former French.

    7. Cameroon. Overloaded Ark by Gerald Durrell The debut book by British naturalist Gerald Durrell. It is the chronicle of a six months collecting trip to the West African colony of British Cameroon (now Cameroon) that Durrell made with the highly regarded aviculturist and ornithologist John Yealland. However, the plebiscite in the British Cameroons on 11 February revived the importance of ascertaining the Cameroon-Nigeria border, it brought about the first major change in the boundary line between Cameroon and Nigeria since the agreement.

      First national flag () Image by Vincent Morley, 25 May The September issue of the 'National Geographic' magazine contains an article about the flags of the 99 states which were then members of the United write: "Cameroon citizens last year adopted an unadorned tricolor: green for the luxuriant vegetation of the south, red for sovereignty, and yellow for . The Baka are believed to have been the first inhabitants, the Mandara Kingdom with fortified structures were said to have been founded in in the Mandara mountains, the Aro Confederacy of Nigeria was believed to have had a presence in western Cameroon, and it is said that during the late s and the early 19th century, the Fulani, a.


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First list of names in Nigeria and British Cameroons by Permanent Committee on Geographical Names for British Official Use Download PDF EPUB FB2

British Cameroon or British Cameroons was a British Mandate territory in British West Africa, formed of Northern Cameroons and SouthernNorthern Cameroons forms parts of the Borno, Adamawa, and Taraba states of Nigeria, and the self-declared independent state of Southern Cameroons was renamed Ambazonia, the latter considered internationally to be part of l: Buea.

The area of present-day Cameroon was claimed by Germany as a protectorate during the "Scramble for Africa" at the end of the 19th German Empire named the territory Kamerun. League of Nations Mandate. During the First World War, it was occupied by British, French and Belgian troops, and a later League of Nations Mandate to Great Britain and France by the League of Nations.

Cameroon - Cameroon - British Cameroons (–61) and French Cameroun (–60): In World War I British, French, and Belgian troops drove the Germans into exile, beginning a period of British rule in two small portions and French rule in the remainder of the territory.

These League of Nations mandates (later United Nations [UN] trusts) were referred to as French Cameroun and British Cameroons.

The area of present-day Cameroon was claimed by Germany as a protectorate during the "Scramble for Africa" at the end of the 19th German Empire named the territory Kamerun.

League of Nations Mandate. During the First World War, it was occupied by British, French and Belgian troops, and a later League of Nations Mandate to Great Britain and France by the League of Nations in Cameroon is the home to over linguistic groups, and the nation is called “Africa in miniature” because of its diversity.

This is a Central African country which has the highest literacy rate in its continent. But the major obstacle to its progress is its corruption.

It was because of the gathering of two colonial countries which resulted in the formation of Cameroon in The. Note: (1) This collection is intended to complement an earlier British Online Archives volume entitled ‘Nigeria, ’, which is part of the ‘Colonial Africa in Statistics, ’ collection; (2) further information on the Annual Departmental Reports relating to Nigeria and the British Cameroons can be found in the guide to the.

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On 1st June, the United Nations Trust Territory of Northern Cameroons became part of the Federation of Nigeria with the initial name of sardauna province, a name given to honor the premier of Northern Nigeria for the role he played in campaigning for the people of the territory to vote in favor of the Federation of Nigeria.

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Get Textbooks on Google Play. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. British Togoland was administered from the Gold Coast, the British Cameroons from Nigeria.

In they were redefined as United Nations trusteeships (see Trusteeship Council). Read More; Duala. In Duala the forest region of southern Cameroon living on the estuary of the Wouri River.

Southern Cameroons joined the Republic in October The country became a federal republic in the same year, with both components retaining their local parliaments.

In the federation was dissolved and the country became a unitary republic (the United Republic of Cameroon), the name changing once again to the Republic of Cameroon in Popular Cameroonian Baby Boy First Names.

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With a Nobel Laureate and five Caine Prize winners, Nigeria can safely boast of a rich literary culture. With that heritage in mind, we present our list of must-read Nigerian novels published between and From Zaynab Alkali to Amos Tutuola, we included works by writers both male and female and from all across the nation.

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 British mandate consisted of two separate, narrow strips totaling ab square miles of land running along the northwestern border with Nigeria.

The first strip extended from the coast. On Octothe United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution (XIV) confirming that the people of the UN Trust Territory of the British Cameroons would achieve independence by deciding, via a plebiscite, to join either the Federation of Nigeria or the independent Republic of Cameroon.

The name Ambazonia comes from the fact that the British Order in Council of 26 June divided the Mandated Territory of the British Cameroons into two parts, a southern part known as the Ambazonia and a northern part known as the Northern Cameroons.

Each part was tagged on to Nigeria in an administrative union and administered as though it. Nelson is a western name, Rolihlahla is an African name and Mandela is derived from his clan, Madiba.

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By this time, the British Cameroon which had been split into a northern and Southern administrative units, was governed from.Get this from a library! African designs of Nigeria and the Cameroons.

[Caren Caraway] -- Illustrations of masks, wooden statues and other artifacts with intricate carving from Nigeria and the Cameroons are contained in this book, which also includes a historical sketch of this artwork.