Research Papers/Topics in History

AFRICAN WOMEN AS SAVIORS OF THEIR SOCIETIES THROUGH CHANGING SCENES

Throughout the passing of times, women have been major influencers of what happens in their society. Either passively or actively, they make contributions to their surroundings sometimes doing this subtly. Their influences extend towards all aspects of human endeavours. However, for the purpose of this paper, we shall limit ourselves to the contributions of women in the African continent and how successful they have been as saviours of their societies through changing scenes.

A History of Party Politics in Jema'a Federation, Zaria Province 1945-1967

A History of Party Politics in Jema'a Federation, Zaria Province 1945-1967

REVIEW - O. NJOKWU AND O. IWUAGWU (EDITORS). TOPICS IN IGBO ECONOMIC HISTORY

      Essentially, the book ‘Topics in Igbo Economic History’ is an attempt to give a comprehensive examination of the trajectory of the Igbo economic sector. Significantly, the book contains ten distinct chapters that cover wide-ranging but interlocking themes in Igbo economic past, through varying perspectives and scope of time. One notable feature of this book is the dynamic nature of its ten contributors who are well-seasoned in the fields of social sciences and h...

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF SAYYID SAID TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ZANZIBAR IN THE 19TH CENTURY

Under Sayyid Said Omani influence was on the rise in Zanzibar. Before this, the Portuguese invaded and defeated the local rulers of Zanzibar and took control of almost all the coast of East Africa between 15 to the 17th century. The Portuguese first conquered Zanzibar followed by the falling of other coastal settlements. However, Portuguese domination in the East African area was short lived as the Omani’s annexed Zanzibar and many other coastal towns to their empire that was ruled f...

Myths and socio-cultural significance of Oloolu masquerade festival in Ibadan

TABLE OF CONTENTSCertificationDedicationAcknowledgementsAbstractChapter oneIntroduction1.1 Background to the Study1.2 Statement of the Problem1.3. Research Questions1.4 Objectives of the Study1.5 Significance of the Study1.6 Scope of the Study1.7     Operationalization of TermsCHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF LITERATURE AND THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK2.0 Literature Review2.1 Culture2.2 Masquerades In Yoruba Land2.3 Socio-Cultural Significance of Masquerades in Yoruba Land 2.4 Oloolu Masquera...

HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013

This work is conducted to document the history of the office of Madakin Bauchi, in Bauchi Emirate. Data for the study was generated from primary sources through in – depth interview with many informants, and secondary sources in forms of published works, Ph.D thesis, B.A dissertations. Evidences have shown that, the office was one of the important offices in the history of Bauchi emirate. That is why this dissertation focuses on the office of Madakin Bauchi from its creation to p...

A Short History of Eku Baptist Hospital

This work is the study Eku Baptist Hospital one of the institutions set up by the missionaries in a very early period of Nigeria History . The work explores the origin , development and Impact of Eku Baptist Hospital .

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.

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