History

Federal Government Calls for the Reintroduction of History Studies in Secondary Schools

The study of history is very important to the society. It helps a people to know more about itself by promoting the people’s understanding of their past, in terms of both internal and external relationships. History satisfies man’s instinct of curiosity about past developments in all aspects of life. Thus, it links the present with …

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Sources of Nigerian History

There are various sources of history. For long, written sources dominated the scene because they were erroneously considered the only genuine sources. This was the case up to the 1950s, but over the years, historians have come to recognise and accept the validity of oral and other sources of Nigerian history. Oral Tradition Oral tradition, …

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Factors Which Promoted the Development of Trans-Saharan Trade

Most of the factors which facilitated the growth of the trans-Saharan trade were directly or indirectly related to Islam. This confirms the suggestion that Islam and the trans-Saharan trade, especially in the early period, were closely linked. The most important of these factors were the introduction of camel to North Africa, the increases in demand …

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