Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

CONTEMPORARY CONFLICT RESOLUTION

ABSTRACTAs  long as people lives together, they might have their individual or collective interest, opinion, thought, taste and beliefs to defend or guard, and in the cause of protecting any, it may directly or indirectly lead to a dispute, conflict or misunderstanding among them.  Almighty Allah has guided them with a revelation that will lead them to resolve their disputes and conflict through dialogue. (Q11:118). The effort of some of the Shari’ah States in the northern N...

THE BENIN AGE GRADE SYSTEM

This paper studies the Benin Age grade System.

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE PHILOSOPHY OF ARISTOTLE AND PLATO.

This paper deal with a comparative study of two scholars Aristotle and Plato.

A NOTE ON PEACE AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF GENERAL BURATAI : A HISTORICAL CRITICISM OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM

This paper study's the activities of Boko Haram in the International system and Nigeria. This idea which emerged from the Generals comment which state that the Nigeria army should use prayer and Fatha to combat Boko Haram has caused  echo around all circle hence the need  for this paper. The paper span across three civilian regime .

SOCIAL THEOLOGY ARGUMENTS ON VATICAN II ECUMENIS1

ABSTRACTThis research aims at studying the spiritual dynamics and social impact of Ecumenism in the various Christian Churches with the sole objective of promoting  theological understanding among Christians of different faiths;Relevant literature and analysed field data will form basis for our method of research; while future prospects and applicability of this study’s research findings and suggestions hopes to confirm that the search for Christian unity was one of the principle concern o...

BERLIN CONFERENCE OF 1884, AND ITS AFTERMATH ON AFRICA

Abstract Africa had lives peacefully before the advent of European colonial imperialism. We have had peaceful coexistence. Though the issue of language barer was rampant, yet there were hardly ethnic conflicts amongst African people. They fashioned a means to defend their territories and their weaker one such as the women and children. Africa never knew she was basking in the ecstasy of splendour until the incursion of European Colonial Powers. Before the early 1880s, Europeans had colossal ...

THE SCRAMBLE FOR AFRICA: THE BRITISH EXPERIENCE IN NORTHERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA

Abstract The late nineteen century saw a small group of the European powers involving in the division of Africa. It was yet at the primary level where a very petite group had the concession to have African land space. Between 1880 and 1900, ninety per cent of the African territory was partitioned amongst a hand full of European powers. Germany, Italy and Belgium had 2.5 million square miles of lands shared between them, France gained 3.5 million and Britain gained 5 million square miles ...

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...

DECEIT AND INFIDELITY IN FEMI OSOFISANS MIDNIGHT HOTEL AND FIDDLERS ON A MIDNIG

ABSTRACTThis research examines the concept of deceit and infidelity, the main purpose is to create happy homes by revealing the already known facts about these two concepts; "infidelity and deceit" and brings to our knowledge several hidden facts. It examines two plays; ‘’ Midnight Hotel and Fiddlers On A Midnight Lark’’ by Femi Osofisan, the plays  satirizes the middle class and the political elite who lead morally decadent lives in a climate of a political rascality, the plays ...

Despotism, Ritual Sacrifice and the Unconscious

CHAPTER ONE  INTRODUCTION Literary criticismstartedwiththeGreeks.Aristotle'spoeticsismostlydevotedto drama.Thinkingofliteraturefromastandpointofanartisticorrealisticdepiction ofreality,thenliterarycriticism andliterarytheoryisthestudyofhow we interpretliteraryrepresentationsofreality.Beitfiction and poetry,literary criticism isthestudyoftherepresentationofdifferentworlds.Mosttimes, medievalandclassicalcriticism hadfocusedonreligioustexts,andthediverse longreligioustraditionso...

Gender Dimensions of war: a study of Femi Osofisan's Women of owu

ABSTRACT The gender dimensions of war and in Nigeria is perniciously depicting a devastating trend asare the challenges faced in understanding the gendered dimensions of suffering and shock that isinvolved, as war is invariably pervading lives and every aspect of society. The costs have beenevident as wars are often characterized by large scale displacement, economic loss and death.Evidently in the environment is the disturbing level of psychological bereft and disillusionmentwhich war unl...

The Imperative of socio-political satire in Femi Osofisan's Many Colours Makes Thunder King

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page - - - - - - - - iDeclaration - - - - - - - - iiCertification - - - - - - - - iiiAcknowledgement - - - - - - - iv Dedication - - - - - - - vTable of content - - - - - - - viAbstract   - - - - - - - - viiCHAPTER 1INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the study - - - - - - 11.2 Statement of the problem - - - - - - 21.3 Aim and Objectives - - - - - - 41.4 Significance of the study - - - - - - 41.5 Scope of the study - - - - - - - 5CHAPTER 2LITRATURE REVIEW2.1 T...

The Role of Mass Media against Illicit Drug Trafficking

ABSTRACTTrafficking and use of illicit drugs (banned substances) have become prevalent, menacing and deadly plague unleashing social and health hazards on the human race, yet with increased economic patronage. The problem is more prevalent in the developing nations, while Nigeria is one of the most affected African countries. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has acknowledged this fact. Despite efforts by the Nigerian government through her Anti-drug abuse agencies, t...

The Role of Television in the Campaign against Drug Abuse

    ABSTRACTDrug abuse continues to be the major risk behaviour among youth and adolescents, with physical and mental health complications. Despite the known risks associated with the drugs, adolescents continue using these drugs.This paper reveals the prevalence of drug abuse among adolescent’s in Nigeria, problems associated with drugs abuse, reasons why adolescents are vulnerable to drugs abuse and the role of Television in the campaign of curbing the menace of drug abuse. Des...

Migration and Transnationalism in Teju Cole's Open City By Omotoyosi Odukomaiya

          In recent times, numerous contemporary Nigerian fiction novels have increasingly employed a transnational outlook, consequently forgoing previous themes that bordered on national or societal issues. It reaffirms the simple fact that literature is indeed influenced by a reality that continually evolves. The apparent reason for the thematic shift in Nigerian Literature is simple. Globalization, a term closely related to transnationalis...


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