These essays attempt to focus the light of history on Nigeria, Nigerians and their contemporary condition. The root idea here is that fundamental to all historical works - that when the mind interacts with the past, the result is something like a torchlight whose beam is focused on the present, thus enabling us to achieve a better understanding of the problems which face us. Afigbo has probed deep into Nigeria's past, bringing out all the facets, all the elements and all the issues that are necessary to improve the present.The Collected Essays of Adiele Afigbo Adiele Eberechukwu Afigbo, Toyin Falola ... Writing on the origin of the scheme and its objectives he said: The scheme was initiated to form the vanguard of a new and ideal ... Through this scheme they will be better placed to find the solutions to rural poverty and national integration.3anbsp;...
|Title||:||Nigerian History, Politics and Affairs|
|Author||:||Adiele Eberechukwu Afigbo, Toyin Falola|
|Publisher||:||Africa World Press - 2005|