NYU Black Renaissance Noire Winter 2014 - Page 198

Genocide for oil Caliphate succession to the British, political as well as economic: the violent consequences L L ———————————————— q25) Sir James’ appointment was by design. He spent his productive years as a British Foreign/Colonial Officer promoting Arab/Muslim control of the Sudan and worked hard to do the same thing in Nigeria. He fell in love with the North as soon as he arrived Nigeria and he “was struck by the similarity between Northern Provinces adjoining the Sahara and the Central Sudan” and observed that “the people around Kano were s