Anata - A village in Nigeria and the hometown of M. A. Nanga and teacher Andrew Kadibe.
Bori - The capital of Nigeria.
Common People's Convention (CPC) - A new political party, founded by lawyer Max Kulamo and Odili Samalu to save Nigeria's newborn freedom from corruption by mediocre politicians.
Josiah's Bar - The establishment across the street from the grammar school.
Nanga's Youth Vanguard (Nangavanga) - Bands of hoodlums organized throughout his district during the election, vowing to annihilate all enemies of progress.
Our Home Made Stuff (OHMS.) - The government is campaigning for this in everything Nigerians buy, even when the quality is far inferior.
People's Organization Party (POP) - The majority political party in Nigeria in 1964.
Progressive Alliance Party (PAP) - The major political party's rival in 1964, currently weak and disorganized.
Urua - The home village of Odili and his houseboy, Peter.
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