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History Paper 2, Nov/Dec. 2010  
Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Main
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Question 8

(a)State two provisions of the charter of the Royal Niger Company.
(b)Highlight three activities of the Royal Niger Company.

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Observation

In (b), the following points were expected:
(i)the company acquired territories for the colonial government and thus prevented the French and Germans from gaining control of Northern Nigeria;
(ii) the company imposed trade tax on those who obtained trading license;
(iii)raised an armed force;
(iv)treaties were signed with Nigerian Chiefs;
(v)established Court of Justice.

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