Max Siollun


Max Siollun is a Nigerian historian and the author of the books Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria's Military Coup Culture 1966-1976 and Soldiers of Fortune: A History of Nigeria (1983-1993).

Articles by Max Siollun
A soldier stands next to kidnapped girls.
A soldier stands next to kidnapped girls.
A protester waves the Nigerian national flag while gathering with other protesters to barricade the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
A protester waves the Nigerian national flag while gathering with other protesters to barricade the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Nigerian President  Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar (right) shake hands during a meeting in Abuja on Feb. 13. (Sodiq Adelakun/AFP/Getty Images)
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (left) and Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar (right) shake hands during a meeting in Abuja on Feb. 13. (Sodiq Adelakun/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrive for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 30, 2018.
U.S. President Donald Trump and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrive for a joint press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 30, 2018.
Youthes raise wooden and metal sticks as running battles broke out between protesters and soldiers in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, on April 18, 2011 after President Goodluck Jonathan headed for an election win. Protesting youths challenged soldiers deployed to the streets, who sought to push them back.  AFP PHOTO / SEYLLOU (Photo credit should read SEYLLOU DIALLO/AFP/Getty Images)
Youthes raise wooden and metal sticks as running battles broke out between protesters and soldiers in Nigeria's northern city of Kano, on April 18, 2011 after President Goodluck Jonathan headed for an election win. Protesting youths challenged soldiers deployed to the streets, who sought to push them back. AFP PHOTO / SEYLLOU (Photo credit should read SEYLLOU DIALLO/AFP/Getty Images)
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