Nigeria and Cameroon under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1887-1962

Volumes

10 volumes in Nigeria and Cameroon under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1887-1962

Administration, 1899-1960

The administrative reports were intended primarily for the information of the Governor and for limited distribution within the Nigerian Colonial Service and H.M. Government. The reporting units of the Nigerian Colony varied over the years of colonial rule and these changes are reflected in the titles of these reports.

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73242A
  • Keyword:  african politics government nigerian cameroons

Finance, 1904-1960

Audits, Estimates and other financial reports provide a wealth of quantifiable information and statistics on the allocation of resources by and within the Colonial Government. In addition to central and regional government estimates, local Native Authority administrations were also required to submit annual estimates of revenue and expenditure.

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73242B
  • Keyword:  african politics government nigerian cameroons

Judicial and Police, 1899-1960

The maintenance of 'law and order' was regarded by the colonial government of Nigeria to be one of its principal functions. On 1st April 1930, the Police Forces of the Northern and Southern Provinces were amalgamated to form an integrated Nigerian Police Force; this was followed by the union of...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73242C
  • Keyword:  african politics government nigerian cameroons

Natural Resources, 1887-1960

Natural Resources, as a category, contains a clear emphasis upon Agriculture, Forestry, and the Geological Survey. Within these areas, highlights include agricultural research and reports on land tenure.

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73242D
  • Keyword:  african politics government nigerian cameroons
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