British Cameroons


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British Cameroons:

see NigeriaNigeria
, officially Federal Republic of Nigeria, republic (2015 est. pop. 181,182,000), 356,667 sq mi (923,768 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Gulf of Guinea (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean) in the south, on Benin in the west, on Niger in the northwest and north, on Chad in
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, Fr. Cameroun, officially Republic of Cameroon, republic (2015 est. pop. 22,835,000), 183,568 sq mi (475,442 sq km), W central Africa. It is bordered on the southwest by the Gulf of Guinea, on the northwest by Nigeria, on the northeast by Chad, on the southeast
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They reminded the immigrants that CDC scholarships were reserved exclusively for persons of British Cameroons origins.
The Frontier Problem: Out of the sixty-six petitions and supplementary petitions to the UN Trusteeship Council from the British Cameroons in 1949, eleven were on the question of the frontier (Ngoh, 1996).
Cameroon ended up being divided between Britain and France in 1919 as League of Nations mandated territories, and in 1946, after the Second World War, when Germany was again defeated, Cameroon became a United Nations trusteeship still under the control of Britain and France (under their official names, British Cameroons and French Cameroun; don't be confused by the different spellings, the country is "Africa in miniature").
The northern part of British Cameroons joined Nigeria when it gained independence from Britain on 1 October 1960, leaving the British Southern Cameroon to hold on for one more year before re-uniting with the former French Cameroun on 1 October 1961.
Corrakes,Elder and Fyffes Line (Skinboat) banana boat, sailing from Garston Docks to Tiko in the British Cameroons,,West Africa in 1954.
He is the author of Mission to the British Cameroons (1992) and Cardinal Herbert Vaughan (1995).
It does not appear to be exogenous for Yaji had a brief encounter with the German and French colonial rulers and equally brief and chequered relations with the British through whose hands Madagali passed, having been successively a part of German Kamerun (1884-1916), French Cameroun (1916-1922) and British Cameroons (1922-1961).

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