Faculty of Arts

 

Through many centuries of the tradition of university education, the Liberal Arts have been known to constitute the foundation of knowledge and of intellectual development. In offering courses in English, French, Russian, Italian, Igbo, Yoruba, Linguistics, History, Philosophy and General Studies

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Recent Submissions

  • Adam AI-lIuri and Neo-ijtihad: An Examination of His Legal Views on Ramadan Fasting in Nigeria 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS), 2017)
    Shaykh Adam Ibn Abdullah al-IIuri was one of the rare erudite scholars in Africa continent in twentieth century who contributed a lot to the development of various Islamic disciplines. The Arabic School (Markazu 't-Talimi ...
  • A review of Al-ilory's neo-ijthihad on the observance of ramadan fast as contained in As-sawm Wal Fitr 

    Adegoke, K.A. (The Nigerian center for Arabic Research, 2012)
    Ramaddn fasting and issues surrounding it is a paramount annual event in Islam. arious religious issues surrounding the Ramaddn fasting are sighting of the ne crescent the doubtful day, the possibility of sighting new moon ...
  • A re-evaluation of the relationship between Islam and natural science: human embryonic and fetal development as a case study 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Local Society Initiatives and the Nigerian Association for the study and teaching of Religion and natural sciences, 2006)
    Islam is a compressive and perfect way of human life as it llg',n,a leaves nothing untouched about affairs of the physical ~ ~ world and the next world in under to' offer the guidance and instruction to humanity' Quran ...
  • A model for teaching Quranic texts in Nigerian post-primary Schools 

    Musa, I.A.; Adegoke, K.A. (Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, University of Lagos, Akoka., 2010-08)
    This study examines problems associated with teaching Qur'anic texts at the secondary school level in Nigeria and proffers logical solutions. The fact that the most accurate medium for accessing the Qur'an is the Arabic ...
  • Critical survey of islam in West Africa 

    Adegoke, K.A. (Department of History, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo., 2009)
    Introduction Islam lit rally means an act of total submission or surrendering to the Will of Allah (God). Historically, the origin of Islam hanged on two theories namely conservative and modern theori s. In the onservative ...
  • Neighbourhood and Homeland 

    Adesina, O.; Oduwobi, T. (Goldline and Jacobs, 2017)
    The paper provides some explication of historical developments in the two geographical environments of Ijebu-Igbo and Ososami where Professor Ade Adefuye was born and had his formative years respectively. The paper ...
  • The Age and Kings of the Ijebu Kingdom 

    Oduwobi, T. (Goldline and Jacobs, 2017)
    This paper is an attempt to determine the age of the Ijebu Kingdom through a consideration of extant king-lists. In the absence of contemporary documentary evidence for the earlier period internal mechanisms, basically ...
  • Deposed Rulers under the Colonial Regime in Nigeria: The Careers of Akarigbo Oyebajo (1891–1915) and Awujale Adenuga (1925–29) 

    Oduwobi, T. (2003)
    Traditional rulers were the cornerstone of the British colonial system of Indirect Rule. Essentially, traditional rulers were, therefore, government officials who could be removed from their offices for misconduct by the ...
  • Post-Independence Chieftaincy Politics in Ogbomoso 

    Oduwobi, T. (2009)
    In broad terms the paper seeks to draw attention to the importance of nineteenth-century changes as a foreground to the modern history of Yorubaland. This is specifically exemplified with the experience in Ogbomoso. The ...
  • British Annexation of Epe and Ikorodu, 1892–94: A Historical Survey 

    Oduwobi, T. (John Archers Limited, 2015)
    This paper examines the nature and character of British colonial acquisition in Ijebuland at the end of the nineteenth century. The defeat of the Ijebu Kingdom in 1892 by the British weakened the central authority of the ...
  • Some Considerations concerning d’Avezac’s Notice sur le Pays et le Peuple des Yebous en Afrique 

    Oduwobi, T. (2003)
    The paper reviews certain aspects of a contemporary ethnographic study of early nineteenth-century Ijebu society. The original publication of the study was in French, but subsequently translated into English with annotations. ...
  • Tackling Leprosy in Colonial Nigeria, 1926–1960 

    Oduwobi, T. (2013)
    The beginning of systematic leprosy work in Nigeria is to be traced to the formation of a branch of the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association (BELRA) in the country in 1928. With BELRA providing much technical expertise ...
  • Quality of Life, Rural Livelihood Sustainability and Basic Needs: Major Determinants For Nation Building In Nigeria 

    Ajiola, F.O. (Department of Philosophy, Lagos State University, Ojo Lagos, Nigeria., 2017)
    Eurocentric political economists and development experts have concluded that it is better to be a cow in the developed polities than being a person in Third World Countries. This simplistic though tenable assertion, is ...
  • Michael M. Ogbeidi, Business History and the Lagos School of History, 1962-2016 

    Ajiola, F.O. (University of Education, Winneba Ghana, 2018)
    This paper tries to understand how the cosmopolitan nature of Lagos influenced Professor Michael Monday Ogbeidi’s scholarship, pedagogy and knowledge production in the Lagos School of History. There is indeed a strong nexus ...
  • A Study of Proverbs Categorization in Yorùbá and Chinese Cultures 

    Banwo, A.O. (THE JOURNAL OF YORUBA STUDIES ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, 2019-01)
    This study examines proverbs in two different and unique cultures since proverbs, over ages, have been effective elements that people have employ to transmit cultural values. Data for this work was obtained through homogenous ...
  • Indigenous Social And Economic Structure In Precolonial Idanreland 

    Ajiola, F.O (The Nigerian Economic History Association., 2015)
    Pre-colonial Idanre was built on household farming, and reciprocal economic system among family members, age group and the community. Economic system in precolonial Idanre was therefore, conducted with an eye on widening ...
  • Deforestation, Food Security and Environmental Sustainability in Southwest, Nigeria, 1960-2015 

    Ajiola, F.O; Ilesanmi, T.E (University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Ltd, Works & Physical Planning Complex University of Lagos., 2017)
    Abstract The forest region of Nigeria—especially the south-western agrarian, and other non-farming communities has witnessed ruthless deforestation either for urbanization or other consumerist purposes, since the past few ...
  • GLOBALIZATION AND THE NIGERIAN YOUTHS 

    Ajiola, F.O (Dahomey International Business ESEP Le-Berger Université, Republic of Benin, 2016-07)
    ABSTRACT Globalization is not a new development in the international system. Given the interconnection of socioeconomic and political activities, woven through the information and communication technology across the ...
  • Inherent Nature & Dynamics of Political Stability in China 

    Banwo, A.O. (Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences, 2015-06-10)
    For any society to progress, there must be sensitive leadership that is willing to stir the affairs of the country towards the right direction, the provision of a good life, security, opportunity to exist peacefully, a ...
  • Marriage Practices: A Comparative Analysis between the Chinese and the Yorùbá Ethnic Group. 

    Banwo, A.O. (DEPARTMENT OF LINGUISTICS, AFRICAN AND ASIAN STUDIES, 2018-06-17)
    Marriage is an institution that has evolved over the years to signify different things; while the traditional notion of marriage is starting a family additional habitual conception of marriage is to extend the family ties. ...

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