Research Papers/Topics in History

Nigeria at 60 Progression or Retrogression

It is on request to celebrate the Independence of Nigeria. It uses the Fanon approach to explain development in the country. It says that development of any contenting state is found in its social structure. 

Modern Islamic Medicine and Modern Islamic Health Centers in Kano Metropolis, 1988 To 2012

Seeking for and provision of healthcare service has been an important phenomenon in the history of man. Thus belief: religious and cultural, play important roles in shaping the way and nature people seek for and provide medical care. Since the period of Islamic resurgence in the Kano Metropolis in the 1980s, religion has been playing pivotal role in the way and nature the price of Kano patronised medical services. Thus modern Islamic health centers were founded. These health centers provided ...

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...

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.


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...


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...

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...

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