In Search of Exclusives
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by Vivian Inyang
1M ago
Book Title: If Only We Knew a Collection of Short StoriesAuthor: Kuni TyessiPublisher: Aboki Pulishers, Kaduna ISBN:978-978-8546-9Word Count:4808 Once it was evening, the fears resurfaced. Being alone at home with her baby girl of barely three months became increasingly difficult for Malang. She would put a call through to her husband and tell white lies. This always made him abandon whatever he was doing. He would immediately rush back home. Oftentimes, he would meet her outside waiting for him with the baby strapped on her back. With him at home, she was guaranteed some level of safety an ..read more
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In the Name of Victor: Confronting Errors with the Truth; The Autobiography of Lt. Gen. Samuel Victor Malu
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by rotatingrotimi
4M ago
Author: Terver Malu and Okechukwu Oko Publisher: Author House, 2013 Pages:169 Rotimi Olajide Opeyeoluwa This book probes deeply into the life of a charismatic and intrepid soldier who rose to command the Nigerian Army as the 13th Chief of Army Staff. Lt. General Samuel Victor Malu was indeed prepared for the role he eventually played in both the entirety of his life and particularly his professional calling, as a soldier’s solider because of the kind of background he had and the values he imbibed therein. The book carefully portrayed a boy born into poverty but rich in values inculcated ..read more
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This Child Will Be Great
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by rotatingrotimi
4M ago
Author: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Publisher: Harper Collins E-Books, Australia, 2009 Pages: 353 Rotimi Olajide Opeyeoluwa This book of 353 pages put in perspectives, the varied interesting story of a great personality, her accomplishments, travails and dazzling heights and an obvious intersection with her country of birth, Liberia, earning her the distinction of being the first female President and by extension Africa’s. An intriguing story filled with several twists and turns which could break a faint-hearted person. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is indeed a great woman imbued with the heart of stee ..read more
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African Economic Development: An Encyclopaedic View
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by S.M.A. Aloko
4M ago
Sunday Moses Adebayo AlokoBook Title: The History of African Development: An Outline Textbook for a New Generation of African Students and TeachersEditors: Ewout Frankema, Ellen Hillbom, Ushehwedu Kufakurinani and Felix Meier zu SelhausenPublisher: African Economic History Network, 2023Pages: 296 pagesISBN: 978-94-6447-652-1The book comprised of 17 chapters edited by Ewout Frankema, Ellen Hillborn, Ushehwedu Kufakurinani and Felix Meier zu Selhausen and published by African Economic History Network (AEHN) in 2023.A History of African Development, is beyond reasonable doubt an all-encompassing ..read more
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Ekundare and the Impact of Colonialism on the Nigerian Economy
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by S.M.A. Aloko
4M ago
Sunday Moses Adebayo AlokoBook Title: An Economic History of Nigeria, 1860-1960Author: R. Olufemi EkundarePublisher: Methuen & Co Ltd, London, 1973Pages: xxii + 458 pagesISBN: 416 75150 4R. Olufemi Ekundare’s book entitled, An Economic History of Nigeria, 1860-1960 was published by Methuen and Co Limited, London in the year 1973. The book, though plagued with so many problems, which shall be highlighted, is nevertheless an important and comprehensive text in the study of the economic history of West Africa. Its major focus was the economic development and transformation engendered in Nige ..read more
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Going Beyond Oil and the Urgency of Economic Diversification in Nigeria
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by S.M.A. Aloko
4M ago
Sunday Moses Adebayo Aloko Book Title: Economic Diversification in Nigeria: The Politics of Building a Post-Oil Economy, Author: Zainab UsmanPublisher: ZED Book, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., London, 2022Pages: xiii+292 pagesISBN: 978-1-7869-9394-6 Zainab Usman’s book, Economic Diversification in Nigeria: The Politics of Building a Post-Oil Economy was published in 2022 by Zed Books Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. It is a path breaking study, which has been added to the Financial Times best books of 2022. The study was informed by the current international economic landscape, in which many count ..read more
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A.G. Hopkins’ Second Coming and the Development of African Economic History
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by S.M.A. Aloko
4M ago
Sunday Moses Adebayo Aloko Book Title: An Economic History of West AfricaAuthor: A.G. HopkinsPublisher: Routledge, Oxon, 2022Pages: xiii + 339ISBN: 978-0-367-00243-5 The first edition of A.G. Hopkins An Economic History of West Africa, was first published in 1973 by Addison Wesley Longman Limited. In 2014, it was published by Routledge, which has equally published its second edition in 2020. The book was/is a masterpiece and a pioneering study in the economic history of Africa, which was relatively new as at the time it was first written. Thus, it filled a huge gap and also inspired furth ..read more
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Moses Orshio Adasu a Pioneer Priest, Politician and Governor
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by Vivian Inyang
4M ago
Book Title: Moses Orshio ADASU: Religion Politics and Development Author: Terhemba Wuam Publisher: Aboki Publishers Makurdi Pages: 98 ISBN:978-8098-50-9 Vivian Inyang Moses Orshio Adasu was a Catholic priest with no political antecedent before his assumption as the Governor of Benue state who was very conscious of the situation of Benue state. Adasu is remembered as a man of his words who offered a selfless service to the people of Benue state during his reign as the governor. His government was seen as making promises and striving hard to keep them. Above all his virtues of honesty, hard w ..read more
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NYSC and the Nigerian Experience
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by Terhemba Wuam
4M ago
Terhemba Wuam Shuaibu Ibrahim (ed.), NYSC and National Development, Published for the National Youth Service Corps by Manhasdu Printing Company Ltd., Lafia, 2021. ISBN: 978-978-989-614-1. Pages xviii+681. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Bem Japhet Audu, Maryam Hamza and Onah Peter Otumala (eds.), The National Youth Service Corps and National Integration,Pyla-Mak Press and Publishers Limited, Kaduna, 2021. ISBN: 978-978-58821-4-8. Pages xiv+254. Shuaibu Ibrahim, Bem Japhet Audu, Maryam Hamza, Rufai Aliyu and Onah Peter Otumala (eds.), The National Youth Service Corps and Nigeria’s Education Sector,Pyla-Mak P ..read more
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Alexander Madiebo Fades Away
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by Terhemba Wuam
4M ago
Author: Alexander A. Madiebo Book Title: The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran Civil War. Publisher: Fourth Dimension Publishing Co. Ltd., Enugu, 1980. ISBN: 978-156117-3. Pages xii+410. Terhemba Wuam Alexander A. Madiebo’s career as a soldier lasted for seventeen years. He joined the Nigerian army and served the Nigerian federation for 14 years. In the Nigerian army he rose to the rank of a lieutenant-colonel and saw service in Cameroun and in the Congo under the auspices of the United Nations. The last three years of his military career saw him in the Biafran army. First, and very br ..read more
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