•Is home to many different ethnic groups. After the BerlinConference Great Britain was given control of Nigeria.
•The British separated Nigeria into TWO colonies.
•Many ethnic groups were opposed to being part of the samecountry .
•These divisions between ethnic groups led to differenttreatment by Brits.
•By the 1940s, Nigerians started many groups to fight Britishrule.
•Many Nigerians admired the British because of their educationin England.
•Nigerians believe that the only way to have rights was to befree of European rule.