HISTORY : The Historian And The Study Of The Past

Paper on Philosophy of History by Samson Adekola The Human past is the subject matter of History. The past refers to events that occured before a given point in time in human history. The question thus arises, can a historian actually study the past? The answer to this question is embedded in the nature of […]

HISTORY : Nigerian Traditional Rulers and Their Resistance To Colonial Rule

Paper by Samson Adekola The colonization of Nigeria was a prolonged process, taking more than forty years to accomplish. The process of effective domination was largely dictated by local circumstances, influence of missionaries, traders, and also French incursions. In the end however, territories were brought into submission only by the use of the most effective […]

How Nigeria Lost Its Breakthrough Sickle-Cell Drug To An Indian Company in 2003

By MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR | Staff Writer|Face2FaceAfrica When Nigeria capitalized on Africa’s rich biodiversity and knowledge of traditional medical healers and researchers alike to produce a sickle-cell drug in 1998, it was seen as a major breakthrough in medicine. Research funding and output in Nigeria is not adequate, and the few discoveries from the country’s […]

How Nigeria Lost Its Breakthrough Sickle-Cell Drug To An Indian Company in 2003

By MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR | Staff Writer|Face2FaceAfrica When Nigeria capitalized on Africa’s rich biodiversity and knowledge of traditional medical healers and researchers alike to produce a sickle-cell drug in 1998, it was seen as a major breakthrough in medicine. Research funding and output in Nigeria is not adequate, and the few discoveries from the country’s […]

History: 10 Forgotten Atrocities Committed By The Allies In World War II

By Gregory Myers (ListVerse) The saying goes that history is written by the victors, and that holds very true when it comes to World War II. It is often referred to as the good war, with the Allies depicted as the shining white knights who came to save the entire world from the evils of […]

HISTORY: 10 Of History’s Most Scandalous Women

A “scandalous woman” is pretty much any woman who stepped out of the socially acceptable rules for women in her society, and throughout history, that description could mean practically anything. In other words, you could essentially retitle this list “10 Women Who Did Something Other Than Become A Wife And Mother.” Many of these women […]

HISTORY: Top 10 Highly Successful Liars From History

Article written by JANICE FORMICHELLA (ListVerse) Spinning a yarn, telling a tall tale, or flat out lying . Whatever you want to call it, these folks weren’t afraid to do it, and it didn’t prevent them from creating impressive legacies, being beloved, or amassing wealth. 10 Benjamin Franklin We may never know for sure what […]

History: 10 Bizarre Times Marijuana Showed Up In History

Article written and compiled by SYDNEY SAUER(ListVerse) Love it or hate it, marijuana has been a large part of society since ancient times. And in its five-thousand-year history, the plant has been a part of some strange events, inventions, and discoveries. Take a look at ten of the most bizarre times when marijuana showed up […]

6 Facts About International Women’s Day

For more than 100 years, March 8th has marked what has come to be known as International Women’s Day in countries around the world. While its purpose differs from place to place—in some countries it’s a day of protest, in others it’s a way to celebrate the accomplishments of women and promote gender equality—the holiday […]

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