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Economic history of Nigeria

Onwuka N. Njoku

Economic history of Nigeria

19th and 20th centuries

by Onwuka N. Njoku

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Published by Magnet Business Enterprises in Enugu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic policy.,
    • Nigeria -- Economic policy.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementO.N. Njoku.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC1055 .N64 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 271 p. ;
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3596350M
      ISBN 109783556355
      LC Control Number2002316595
      OCLC/WorldCa49593264


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Economic history of any black African country. Scholars and students from many lands will therefore give it a welcome. For a historian primarily concerned with understanding processes of economic change in Europe, the area of study to which this book is a.

An economic history of Nigeria,[Ekundare, R. Olufemi] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An economic history of Nigeria, Author: R. Olufemi Ekundare. Nigeria - Nigeria - Economy: The Nigerian economy is one of the largest in Africa.

Since the late s it has been based primarily on the petroleum industry. A series of world oil price increases from produced rapid economic growth in transportation, construction, manufacturing, and government services.

Because this led to a great influx of rural people into the larger urban centres. Books shelved as nigerian-history: Why We Struck: The Story Of The First Nigerian Coup by Adewale Ademoyega, Oil, Politics and Violence: Nigeria's Milita.

Economic history is the academic study of economies or economic events of the past. Research is conducted using a combination of historical methods, statistical methods and the application of economic theory to historical situations and field can encompass a wide variety of topics, including equality, finance, technology, labor, and business.

Economic History of Nigeria. Looking back at the pre-colonial era, particularly between andthe economy of Nigeria was dominated by the Atlantic slave trade because of the growth of the Atlantic plantation system.

It was during this period that the country adopted more efficient currencies which reduced the cost of doing business. Since then, Nigeria’s economic growth has been driven by growth in agriculture, telecommunications, and services. Economic diversification and strong growth have not translated into a significant decline in poverty levels; over 62% of Nigeria's.

Although the years since Nigeria’s return to civilian rule in have seen an increased interest in its history and politics, Nigeria remains one of the most under-researched African countries. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Njoku, Onwuka N. Economic history of Nigeria. Enugu: Magnet Business Enterprises, (OCoLC) Try the new Google Books.

Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Pre-colonial economic history of Nigeria: Editor: Onwuka N.

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Njoku. Magnet Business Enterprises, - Nigeria - pages. 1 Review.4/5(1). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Economic history of Nigeria by Onwuka N. Njoku,Magnet Business Enterprises edition, in English3/5(2). Brief History of Economics in Nigeria.

Before the advent of colonialism, In the fifteenth century, then the foremost, major and most economic means of exchange were carried out using the system of trade by barter. This is a system of commerce which involves the exchange of goods for goods and services for services.

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Nigeria on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Nigeria Economy information contained here. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ekundare, R.

Olufemi. Economic history of Nigeria, New York, Africana Pub. [] (OCoLC) The book is used in teaching at numerous African universities, including: African School of Economics (Benin), University of Ghana, American University of Nigeria, Mountains of the Moon University (Uganda), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), University of Malawi, University of Zimbabwe etc.

The history of the Nigeria’s economy can be traced to the pre-colonial era when agriculture was the mainstay of the economy. In this post, we’ll take a look at the structure of the Nigerian economy and how it has evolved from the pre-colonial times to the present day Nigeria.

the last and only substantial economic history of sub-Saharan Africa, by Ralph Austen, appeared in ; Charles Feinstein’s economic history of SouthAfrica,thoughpublishedrecently,wascompletedjustbeforehisdeath at the age of The only book on poverty in Africa written by a historian.

The Nigerian economy is dominated by crude oil, which accounts for about 10% of the country's GDP, 70% of government revenue and more than 83% of the country's total export earnings, according to OPEC.

Nigeria is the world’s 8th oil exporter, and its oil reserves are estimated at about 35 billion barrels. The emancipation of the Nigerian economy from the regions of Nigeria. Nigeria has always played a major economic role in the world. Being referred to as the largest black nation, The Nigerian economy is one of the most developed economies in Africa.

Inthe British formally united the Niger area as the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria. Flag: Nigeria’s flag consists of three equal vertical bands of green, white, and green. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND. Several dominant themes in Nigerian history are essential for understanding contemporary Nigerian politics and society.

First, the spread of Islam, predominantly in the north but later in southwestern Nigeria as well, began a. Nigeria Economic Outlook Top 10 themes for Source: World Bank Rising oil prices will not be sustained in the long term as oil production increases globally and demand stagnates.

• Fluctuating prices leave Nigeria’s oil-driven economy vulnerable to external shocks • The oil production curve continues to slope downward and below the 2 mbpd.

InNigeria's voters cast out the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). Here, A. Carl LeVan traces the political vulnerability of Africa's largest party in the face of elite bargains that facilitated a democratic transition in Niger - Niger - The economy: The economic system is based upon planning but accords an important role to private enterprise.

The three main policy objectives are the maintenance of national unity, the elevation of the living standards of the population, and the attainment of economic independence.

The private sector of the economy consists partly of a multitude of small enterprises and partly. Women and economic activities in Yorubaland in the nineteenth century / O. Akinwunmi: Women in the economy of pre-colonial Benin / Joseph I.

Osagie: Women and the economy in pre-colonial Nigeria / Gloria Thomas Emeagweli: Aspects of precolonial indigeneous [sic] science and technology among the Etsako of Edo State / B.J.E. EtsueliPages: Political and Historical of Nigeria The History of Nigeria before Independence In order to understand the current Nigerian politics and society, three dominant characteristics need to be taken into account.

First, the spread of Islam began a millennium ago, predominantly in the North but later on extended to South-Western Nigeria. Towards an agricultural history of West Africa: the Igbo example / O.N.

Njoku; Land tenure and agriculture in 19th century Isuamawu Area of Abia State / J.N. Igbokwe; The gandu (agricultural) system in the economy of pre-colonial Hausaland / Bala Achi; Developments in Nigerian agriculture in the 19th century / S.C. Agubosi.

While Nigeria has made some progress in socio-economic terms in recent years, its human capital development remains weak due to under-investment and the country ranked of countries in the World Bank’s Human Capital Index.

Furthermore, the country continues to face massive developmental challenges, which include the need to reduce. Cunliffe-Jones dissects the British (and his family's) legacy in a history of Nigeria blended with personal memoir, and his conclusions are often harsh.

Ake by Wole Soyinka. Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, An Introduction to the Economic and Political History of Nigeria By K. Onwuka Dike Clarendon Press, Read preview Overview Politics and Economic Development in Nigeria By Tom Forrest Westview Press, Nigeria (Overview, History and Summary Information) Encyclopedia» History Nigeria OVERVIEW: Nigeria, a land of diversity, rich cultural and natural potentials, beautiful climate, has for centuries captured travelers and adventurers’ imagination.

With over distinct tribes and more than languages, Nigeria draws them to the oil-rich. 23 hours ago  Meanwhile, on OctoPresident Muhammadu Buhari had approved Pantami’s submission for the expansion of Ministry of Communication’s mandate to cover the novel and future-looking area of an encompassing digital economy that captures the direction of the global economy, which the Nigerian one seeks greater participation in, particularly as anticipated in the strategy laid.

This book, which relies on primary and secondary printed sources and a series of interviews with affected persons, lawyers, judges, and customary court presidents in Nigeria, focuses on the place of due process in the Nigerian legal system. AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF ULSTER - - EDITED BY LIAM KENNEDY & PHILIP OLLERENSHAW - - PAPERBACK BOOK, pages.

Contents include: 1. Industry, ; 3. Transport, ; 4. Population Change and Urbanization, ; Rating: % positive. The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) was created by the Treaty of Lagos in Lagos, Nigeria, on May, 28, It had its roots in earlier attempts at a West African economic community in the s and was spearheaded by Yakuba Gowon of Nigeria and Gnassigbe Eyadema of Togo.

A lot of what happens in economic policy, in the U.S. and in other countries, is a repetition of things that have been tried before. And while history often repeats itself, author Kate Raworth challenges that idea in her book, "Doughnut Economics.".

Books on Nigerian History from Brough's Books. Nigeria Books on African History Palm Oil and Protest: An Economic History of the Ngwa Region, South-Eastern Nigeria, (African Studies) by Susan M. Martin Paperback from Cambridge University Press.

Evolution Of Book Publishing In Nigeria. The history of book publishing can be traced to the establishment of first press in Nigeria at Calabar in by the Presbyterian mission. It was set up then with the aim of propagating Christianity by providing literature to the new converts.

InHenry Townsent also set up. The history of the Niger Delta in the period under survey is to some extent an introduction to the economic and political history of Nigeria.

This region became from the sixteenth century the main centre of the African trade with Europeans in the Gulf of Guinea. The science of Political Economy rests upon a few notions of an apparently simple character.

Utility, wealth, value, commodity, labour, land, capital, are the elements of the subject; and whoever has a thorough comprehension of their nature must possess or be soon able to.

Performance of the Colonial Economy: Opinions differ concerning the performance of the colonial economy.

However, it has to be admitted that the economic policies and measures adopted at the time have affected the nature and character of the development problems Nigeria faces today.