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WESTERN EDUCATION IN ISUIKWUATO, ABIA STATE, 1914 TO 2009

Abstract Isuikwuato has continued to turn out many educated men and women, but no serious effort has been made to write the history of the establishment of Western education in Isuikwuato. Much of the documented data on Western education in the area of study covered the period from 1914 to the early 1950s. This has […]

The Growth and Development of Idemili North Local Government Area, 1996-2010

Abstract Local government administration in Nigeria has witnessed significant changes. The core of the reforms and development was to provide and bring government closer to the people. No doubt, to achieve this, there is need for leaders with a visionary sense of direction, who are willing to carry out purposeful programmes for the benefit of […]

THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN ABAKALIKI, 1970-2007

Abstract   In spite of the existence of the quarry industry in Abakaliki not much has been written on its history and the contribution of the industry to the people of Abakaliki. The study intends to fill the gap. The work traced the origin of the industry to the Colonial period, pointing out when, how […]

INTER-GROUP RELATIONS OF MBANO IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA AND ITS NEIGHBOURS, 1906 TO 2006

ABSTRACT Inter-group relation is not an entirely new field in historiography. Scholars of different backgrounds have expressed divergent views on changes that have occurred in this area of study. Investigations and findings on the theme differ from epoch to epoch. Historically, social, political, cultural and economic considerations, account for changes in the nature and form […]

CATTLE TRADE AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF MAIGATARI ECONOMY IN JIGAWA STATE, NIGERIA, 1960-2010

ABSTRACT This study examines cattle trade and its place in the development of Maigatari economy in Jigawa state, Nigeria between 1960-2010.It is an important variable in the country’s development equation. It is a trade dominated by Nigerians and Nigeriens including a proportion of the local people. Then government through the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural […]

BRITISH CONQUEST AND ADMINISTRATION OF NGWALAND, 1892-1960

Abstract Colonial rule in Africa is one of the experiences in African history that cannot be easily forgotten with the passage of time. It was an experience which began with the scramble for, partitioning and eventual conquest of African societies. The study of colonial interactions in Africa has received commendable attention from scholars over the […]

AROCHUKWU WOMEN AND SOCIETAL CHANGE, 1970-2010

ABSTRACT This study on Arochukwu women and societal change argues that Aro Women played a pivotal role in the infrastructural, economic, social and political transformation of Arochukwu, a society once dominated by men before the outbreak of the Nigerian Civil War.  The impact of the Nigerian Civil War in Arochukwu was severe. The town witnessed […]

DEMOCRACY AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN EKWUSIGBO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of Study In the pre-colonial times, many of the traditional village democracy that was practised in some geopolitical environments, which made up present-day Nigeria, had the needed popular support of the electorate and the citizenry at large. This was because those forms of traditional democracy practised in the different national groups […]

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