1945: The Beginning Of Modern African Political Thought?

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Durodola Tosin

There are several reasons why many regard 1945 as the beginning of Modern African Political Thought. To say, however that Modern African Political Thought started in the year 1945 is a total misconception which will be unfair to history.

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Xenophobic Attacks: The Need For Nigeria’s Foreign Policy Readjustment

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Durodola Tosin

Brexit came as a shock not only to Europe but also to the entire World. After my coherent analysis of several factors and actors, I didn’t expect such an unwavering support by the people to reach such a decision.

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How apt is the description of the 1920’s in American history as The Jazz Age?

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Durodola Tosin

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The Reform of the UN Security Council: Flaws and Obstacles

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Durodola Tosin

INTRODUCTION

The UN Security Council was created after the most destructive war in history to help the world respond to global security threats with overwhelming force if needed.

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Early African Historians’ Writings Before 1945: Precursors of Modern African Historiography

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Durodola Tosin

This essay intends to examine the ways by which the early African historians’ writings before 1945 could be considered precursors of modern African historiography. We examine four early African historians – Carl Reindorf of Ghana, Sir Apolo Kagwa of Uganda, Jacob Egharevba of Benin and Samuel Johnson of Nigeria, their works, writings and contributions to African historiography.

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Terrorism: A New Dimension of War

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Durodola Tosin

The international system is evolving; the structures that exist are either in decline or not meeting with the demands of global peace and security. The international system has gone through such a rapid transformation to the extent that the UN structures, as they were at the time of its establishment, are not making the UN function as effectively as expected by the majority of its membership.

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The ethnic setting in the Nigeria area before 1800

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Durodola Tosin

In the description of the ethnic setting in the Nigeria area before 1800, it is important to state that the concept “Nigeria” is omitted because there was no Nigeria until 1914. What existed was communities scattered all over the area now called Nigeria. These communities operated their own laws and rules that govern the conduct of people in such communities.

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