Cultural interfaces of self-determination and the rise of the neo-Biafran movement in Nigeria

  title={Cultural interfaces of self-determination and the rise of the neo-Biafran movement in Nigeria},
  author={Godwin Onuoha},
  journal={Review of African Political Economy},
  pages={428 - 446}
  • G. Onuoha
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Political Science
  • Review of African Political Economy
This article examines the ‘cultural repertoires’ of neo-Biafran separatist Igbo groups in south-eastern Nigeria, pointing to the ways in which cultural repertoires, narratives and emblems are deployed to forge a separatist ethno-political project in a multi-ethnic state. The neo-Biafran movement reveals the robustness of political resistance and the existence of multiple frameworks through which ethno-nationalist groups resist and challenge extant power structures of the state in the quest for… 

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