Research Papers/Topics in History

A Neglected Historio-Therapuetic Response to Covid19 Pandemic: African Ebers Papyrus Revisited

Colonialism has grave consequence on Africa given the western values it installed and the dislodging of African values; if not, how could one explain decades of importation of vaccines for treatment of the bulk of African population without looking inward to home￾grown remedies. This is what fires the attempt to explore the relevance of Ebers Papyrus that appeared to have been undermined in Africa’s response to Covid-19 pandemic. The paper finds that Ebers Papyrus is o...

The Establishment of the Nigerian Sokoto Caliphate: An inquest into the Background History of the 1804 Jihad in Hausa Land, 210 years After

January first 2014, Nigeria became one hundred years after the popular 1914 amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates by Sir Fredrick Lord Lugard. The centenary commemoration of the Nigerian State generated very serious scholarly attention than any other issues in the annals of Nigerian history. While scholars channels energy in writing on the 1914 episode or epoch, very little attention have been given to the 1804 Jihad of Sheikh Shehu Usman Danfodiyo which brought the So...

African Ebers Papyrus Revisited: A Neglected Historio-Therapeutic Response to Covid19 Pandemic

Colonialism has grave consequence on Africa given the western value it installed and dislodged African value. If not how could one explain decades of reckless importation of vaccines for treatment of the bulk of African populations without looking inward to home-grown remedies. This is what fires the interventionist call for revisiting of the Ebers Papyrus that appeared to have been undermined in Africa’s response to Covid 19 pandemic. The paper notes that Ebers Papyrus is one of the oldest...

Age-grade System of Benin

INTRODUCTION         Benin is a territory closely bounded by neighbouring towns , villages in Urhobo land , Yorubaland and so on . Each town draws from it's environment it's own History. This is what is termed as internal contradiction. Contradiction is used by Moa in his well known work , written by him in address to the Chinese Communist party. It is a word that is refered to as opposite. Moa rejects explainations that aremainly external causes because they are capa...

The World Teacher

This work is based on an analysis drawn on the role of the historian as a teacher. It deals with his method of studying facts and he forms his note latter delivered as lecture.


This work is on the history of world economics. It is an historical work that divides Economics into periods. It also defines profit and reasons for profit and loss , before it terminates at production .


A work like this documents and analysis the history of transportation in Zaria with a view of reaching a final solution in Transportation. In this thesis the writer made use of concepts that are inspired by a seminar based on Transportation system in Kano. 

The History of Mathematical Development in The Advancement of World Civilization

The following paper deals with the history of Mathematical development . It conceptualized mathematics in the framework of world civilization. 


This paper studies the Benin Age grade System.

Are Latosisa: A Psychoanalysis of a Historical Character

This is basically an exposition on historical psychology with emphasis on African history. The 19th century was a turbulent time in Ibadan and it produced warriors like Aare Latosisa. Are Latosisa is a very important character in the history of Yoruba land. His reign was eventful and it finally brought about the era of British Colonialism that was preceded by Ibadan imperialism, conflict and the 16 year civil war in Yoruba land. This is a psycho-analysis of his character and it gives a...


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


      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...


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...

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