S. O. ALUBO is Professor of Sociology, University of Jos, Nigeria.
MARK O. C. ANIKPO is Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is the author of Poverty in Africa: An Introduction to the Sociology of Underdevelopment ( 1987) and Peasants and Politicians in the Nigerian Food Crisis ( 1987).
ZDENEK CERVENKA is Senior Research Associate, The Scandinavian Institute of African Studies, Uppsala, Sweden. He has coauthored with Colin Legum The Horn of Africa in Continuing Crisis ( 1979) and The Unfinished Quest for Unity ( 1973).
OSITA EZE is Professor and Dean of the College of Legal Studies, Iwo State University, Okigwe, Nigeria, and author of Human Rights in Africa: Some Selected Problems ( 1984).
JULIUS O. IHONVBERE is a Lecturer in Political Science, University of Port Hartcourt, Nigeria. He is editor with Toyin Falola of Nigeria and the International Capitalist System ( 1988) and The Rise and Fall of Nigeria's Second Republic, 1979-1984 ( 1985).
STANLIE JAMES is Assistant Professor, Afro-American Studies and Center of African Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.