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Nigeria became a front line state in the Southern Africa liberation struggle because of her

Options

A) commitment to end colonialism

B) influence on African proxy wars

C) connection with South Africa

D) anti-apartheid stance


The correct answer is D.

Explanation:

Nigeria became a frontline state in the Southern African Liberation struggle because of her anti-apartheid stance.

It should be recalled that Nigeria nationalized the Assets of British Petroleum because the company supported Apartheid Policy in South Africa which was highly against Nigeria's interests. Nigeria also championed the boycott of countries that supported and aided racism and apartheid in Africa.


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  • Nigeria became a frontline state in the Southern African Liberation struggle because of her anti-apartheid stance.

    It should be recalled that Nigeria nationalized the Assets of British Petroleum because the company supported Apartheid Policy in South Africa which was highly against Nigeria's interests. Nigeria also championed the boycott of countries that supported and aided racism and apartheid in Africa.

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