In 41: A portrait of my father, George W Bush, the forty third president takes us through the life and leadership of his father, George H.W Bush, the forty first president and one of the most significant American politicians of the twentieth century. Intimate, heartfelt and illuminating, 41 tells George Bush's story in a book only a son and a President could write. ..
A swamp full of dollars - Pipelines and Paramilitaries in Nigeria's Oil Frontier. A compelling and well written account. In this long awaited book, Peel has told the history of Nigeria and oil in a way that makes this important subject accessible to all. In doing so, he has done a service to everyone who is interested in development and in Africa. ..
Olusegun Adeniyi's Against the Run of Play at once captured the bleak essence of Nigerian politics - or Politiricks - as he put it elsewhere - and paints a vivid picture of the challenges of governance and how these have combined to arrest the country's growth and development - a quintessential treasure trove for those seeking to make sense of our tortuous journey of national "self-discovery". ..
"I am continually surprised by the truth of his assertions, the modernity of his thought, the originality of his mind, his humanity, and, most remarkable of all, his foresight." (Martin Gilbert) "The bible of Churchill quotations" (Jack S. Churchill) ..
This innovative anthology is presents an interdisciplinary approach to Yoruba culture and customs. Written by Yoruba experts on all continents, the seventy five chapters in the volume employ a variety of multi faceted perspectives to provide a detailed study of the yoruba people with insights from anthropology, arts, language and linguistics, literature, history, religion, sociology, philosophy, p..
The name M.T Mbu is synonymous with dedication, transparency, accountability and honesty. In Nigeria today, I cannot think of someone else who will engender greater respect or affection across ethnic nationalities and ideological barriers. He was very diligent and self disciplined. He exhibited the highest integrity and honesty in the conduct when on official or personal dealings. He demonstrated ..
M Gates served as secretary of defence from 2006 – 2011. He also served as an
Officer of the United States Air Force and worked for the Central Intelligence
Agency before being appointed director of the agency by President George H.W
Bush. He was a member of the National Security Council staff in four
administrations and served eight presidents of both political parties.
The Yoruba people today number more than 30 million strong, with significant numbers in the United States, Nigeria, Europe and Brazil. This landmark reference work emphasises yoruba history, geography and demography, language and linguistics, literature, philosophy, religion and art. The 285 entries include biographies of prominent yoruba figures, artists and authors, the histories and polit..
It's Messi vs Ronaldo. It's Catalonia vs Castilla. It's the nation against the state, freedom fighters vs Franco's fascists. It's the best two teams on the planet going face to face and toe to toe. It's more than a game. It's a war. It's Barcelona vs Real Madrid. Only its not that simple, from the wounds left by the civil war to the teams recent global domination, historian and expert on Spa..
This book accomplishes the vision of the Tiv forefathers who cared about Tiv History. Therefore, you my tiv brothers of this new generation that can read, read the history and tell it to others who cannot, of the things of our ancestors so that whether they are literate or not, at least they will be able to know something about our forbears who have gone on before us. Further, do you, howeve..
Features a giant, lavishly illustrated timeline that plots our journey through history and brings the past to life, from the earliest tool maker to digital technology .Includes more than 1,500 photographs, illustrations, maps and graphics. The ultimate guide to the history of the World, Century by Century, Year by Year..