A Platter of Gold

10,000

Over the course of fifty-four years till the eve of independence, eight colonial pro-consuls governors for the British Empire pitched wit, passion and guile against under-celebrated, sometimes everyday Nigerians – Ahmadu Attahiru I, the Sokoto Caliph and his cavalry, who violently resisted British ouster and occupation; Eleko and the Lagos Chieftains, who first claimed they would “rather die than pay tax”… This is a story of Nigeria’s history as well as the history of Nigeria’s story. The other story!

Add to Wishlist
Add to Wishlist
  • Description
  • Additional information
  • Reviews (0)
  • About the author

Description

A Platter of Gold(making Nigeria 1906 – 1960) by Olasupo Shasore

Over the course of fifty-four years till the eve of independence, eight colonial pro-consuls governors for the British Empire pitched wit, passion and guile against under-celebrated, sometimes everyday Nigerians – Ahmadu Attahiru I, the Sokoto Caliph and his cavalry, who violently resisted British ouster and occupation; Eleko and the Lagos Chieftains, who first claimed they would “rather die than pay tax”… This is a story of Nigeria’s history as well as the history of Nigeria’s story. The other story!

Additional information

book author

Olasupo Shashore

book genre

nonfiction

publishers

Quramo publishers

ISBN

9789785461015

Pages

336

Type

hardcover with dust jacket

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.


Be the first to review “A Platter of Gold”

author

Olasupo Shasore, SAN (born 22 January 1964) is a legal practitioner.He is a partner in the law firm of ALP (Africa Law Practice), a leading commercial law firm in Nigeria. He was Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, Lagos State from 2007 – 2011. Shasore is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is the immediate past chair, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section on Business Law of the Nigerian Bar Association. (source: wikipedia.org)