African Journal of
History and Culture

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Hist. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6672
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJHC
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 196

Table of Content: February 2010; 2(2)

February 2010

War, violence and language in Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Sozaboy

This essay is based on Ken Saro-Wiwa’s novel, titled Sozaboy. Apart from using this novel to interpret [DBMS1]  and locate the history and politics of Nigeria within a particular period, the essay tried to look at the 1967 - 1970 Nigeria’s civil war as fictionalized by Ken Saro-Wiwa, the nature of the language and implications on the English language in Nigeria. It also attempted an understanding of the...

Author(s):   Chijioke Uwasomba      

February 2010

Place of religion in nation building and security in Nigeria: A historical survey of Aro expedition of 1901

National security is a sine qua non for political stability and socio-economic development of any nation. Religion is one of the recognized factors that can enhance or destabilize the security of any nation at any given period of history. Religious value systems play very significant role in collective self-awareness and identity, which draw together individuals, families and regions, and pull them towards...

Author(s):   Ezeh Mary-Noelle Ethel and Okonkwo Uche Uwaezuoke