African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 187


Nigeria - United States of America (USA) bilateral ties in historical perspective

Modupeolu M. Faseke
  • Modupeolu M. Faseke
  • Department of History and International Studies, Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 26 April 2021
  •  Published: 31 January 2021


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Awotokun K (2020). The Nigeria's Presidentialism and the Burden of Profligacy in an Inchoate Constitutional Democracy. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences 11(5):40-40.


Ayam JA (2008). The Development of Nigeria - U.S. Relations. Journal of Third World Studies 25(2):117-132.


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El-Said H (2012). De-Radicalising Islamists: Programmes and their Impact in Muslim Majority States.


Falode JA (2011). The Nigerian civil war, 1967-1970: A revolution? African Journal of Political Science and International Relations. 5(3):120-124.


Falode JA (2013). Nation-building Initiatives of the Olusegun Obasanjo Administration in the Fourth Republic, 1999-2007. University of Mauritius Research Journal 19:10-11.


Falode JA (2016). The Nature of Nigeria's Boko-Haram War, 2010-2015: A Strategic Analysis. Perspectives on Terrorism 10(1):41-52.


Falola T, Heaton MM (2008). A History of Nigeria. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Faseke M (2009). Evolution of the Commonwealth. In: Faseke, M. (Ed.). Nigeria and the Commonwealth: Reflections and Projections. Lagos: Macmillan pp. 1-23.


Fwatshak SU (2007/2008). The AGOA and Nigeria's Non-Oil Exports. Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria 17:151-168.


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Hill J (2012). Nigeria Since Independence: Forever Fragile? United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan pp. 50-51.


Klieman K (2012 ). U.S. Oil Companies, the Nigerian Civil War, and the Origins of Opacity in the Nigerian Oil Industry. The Journal of American History 99(1):155-165.


Nnamani SO (2011). Institutional Mechanisms for Human Rights Protection in Nigeria: An Appraisal. Nnamdi Azikiwe University Journal of International Law and Jurisprudence 2 p.


Odularu GO (2008). Nigeria-U.S. Trade Relations in the Non-Oil Sector. United States:



Osaretin I, Ajebon H (2012). The United States and Nigerian Relations: Diplomatic Row Over Official Terrorist Label. Global Journal of Social Sciences 11(1):53-61.


Saliu HA, Aremu FA (2007). Current Challenges and Opportunities in Nigeria-United States Relations. In: Akinterinwa, B. A. (Ed.). Nigeria's National Interests in a Globalising World: Further reflections on Constructive and Beneficial Concentricism. Lagos: Bolytag International Publishers pp. 498-516.


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Wyss M (2018). The United States, Britain and Military Assistance to Nigeria. The Historical Journal 61(4):1065-1087.