Research Papers/Topics in History

The Political Development of Eku in Pre-colonial Times: The Rise of Udobowe Dynasty

This paper is based on the study of the development of political institution in one of  Agbon political bloc in Urhobo Land. It also introduces the Udobowe dynasty.Many people and even learned personal confuse development  of Ovieship elsewhere whenever the subject of Agbon monarchy is raised . However, the current monarchical arrangement that once produced Okpara and has been passed over to Kokori ,after the death of the Okpara Ovie, before was to get to Eku, and areas that  make Agbon sh...

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF AWKA-NORTH INDIGENES TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ILORIN

The people of awka-north, Anambra State, Nigeria have been living in Ilorin, Kwara State for decades and even though these group of people represent a small portion of the Igbo community in Ilorin, their impact to the social and economic development of Ilorin have not been noticed nor acknowledged. This study highlights the contributions of many Awka north indigenes living in Ilorin, Because many of them have become major stakeholders in the economic growth of Ilorin.  

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH VILLAGE IN BENIN KINGDOM BEFORE 1897

ABSTRACT This study derives its motivation from the researcher’s interest in investigating the socio-political organization of Useh Village in Benin Kingdom during the pre-colonial period. The researcher was curious to examine the political mechanism developed by the people to ensure the maintenance of peace and order in the community. From the reign of Oba Eweka I of Benin Kingdom, the community developed a unique system of political governance based on the administration of t...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN THE CORONATION OF THE MONARCH IN BENIN

This study examines the socio-political organization of Useh village in Benin kingdom during the pre-colonial period. It aims essentially at investigating the political institution developed by the people of the community before the advent of colonialism in 1897. The study examines the effectiveness of the indigenous political system in promoting peace and progress. In addition, the study attempts to situate the history of Useh within the context of Benin history and examines the sp...

THE PRE-COLONIAL HISTORY OF EGBALAND

Do you wish to learn more about the people of Egbaland? Having a background knowledge and idea about the pre-colonial history of a people is highly important and this is what this study is about.

History of Urbanization in Sapele (1955 - 2007)

This paper is a research on Urbanization in Sapele, a city in Delta state. The work attempts to put urbanization issues in correct perspectives. It corrects and defines the position of the family in the urban area and makes sure reader do not give in to myth propagated by some that families are responsible for founding of Cities.

Women in Nation building

As against the traditional mindset that African women have not played significant roles in their societies save their domestic duties of "belonging to the kitchen and the other room", this  paper historicizes the contributions of women to the development of their various precolonial societies, colonial and post colonial Nigerian state.This paper is of the view that the feat of building any nation with specifics on Nigeria will be an uphill task if women are not bought or carried along in the...

Project by segbeyon on zangbeto.

A complex analysis of the Zangbeto masquerade festival in ogu land.

Modern Cultural Festivals as a tool for Africans in Diaspora in the development of their homeland communities: A case of Ekimogun Cultural Festival in Ondo kingdom of South western Nigeria .

 AbstractThe position of Culture and its antecedents in Africa have been very vital to the process of reconstruction of African history. The need to delve into the roles played by Africans in diaspora as regards the development of their homeland communities was aimed at re-evaluating and revamping the versatility and conquering strength of African culture and tradition for which it had been known. Though, the 15th century trans-Atlantic slave trade scenario caused a major socio-cul...

Cultural history of otuo from pre-colonial times to 1960

It generally talks about the History of the people of Otuo. How they originated, where they originated from, their cultures, values, norms and practices. It also sheds light on their might and importance in the Benin Kingdom.

Cash Crop Production in Nigeria

There is need for a multi disciplinary approach to solving or researching the issues of cash crop production. This is because the academic situation is characterized by sharp boundaries, an ecologist tends to avoid social situation and an anthropologist does likewise with natural habitat, energy flow and the like. However, this is a research based on historical development of cash crop production in Nigeria. The research deals with Nigeria as a cou...

THE DEVELOPMENT AND TRANSFORMATION OF MBAISE TOWN OF IMO STATE FROM 1976-1999

TABLE OF CONTENTOUTLINESCHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.1Background to the Study1.2Statement of Research Problem1.3Aims and Objectives1.4Scope and Limitation1.5Significance of study1.6Research Methodology1.7Conceptual Framework1.8Literature ReviewCHAPTER TWO: HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL BACKGROUNDS OF MBAISE 2.1 Geographical Location of Mbaise  2.2 Land and People of Mbaise 2.3 Socio-cultural activities of the People2.4 socio-economic Activities2.5 Socio-political Activities...

SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AND CONTRACEPTIVE USE AMONG STUDENTS IN KADUNA STATE UNIVERSITY”

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the Study    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    11.2 Statement of the Problem    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    21.3 Research Questions    -    -    -  &nbsp...

BRIEF HISTORY OF NELSON MANDELA

INTRODUCTIONNelson Mandela was born on July 18, 1918, in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa. Becoming actively involved in the anti-apartheid movement in his 20s, Mandela joined the African National Congress in 1942. For 20 years, he directed a campaign of peaceful, nonviolent defiance against the South African government Quotes"I hate race discrimination most intensely and in all its manifestations. I have fought it all during my life; I fight it now, and will do so until the end of my days....

BRIEF HISTORY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

INTRODUCTIONLocal government administration is one of the efforts of the federal government of Nigeria to bring government influence to the rural dwellers.Udi Local Government Area of Enugu State is one of the Seven Hundred and Seventy Four (774) Local Government Areas in Nigeria. The Headquarters of the local government is situated at city of Udi on the A232 highway and one of the seventeen (17) local governments in Enugu state in southern Nigeria created in 1991. Each has the Awhum wat...


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