The new NYSC director general served in various military postings around the country, attended series of courses since his commissioning into the army and is a member of various professional organisations including the Historical Society of Nigeria
He provided purposeful and fruitful leadership to the Historical Society of Nigeria
, of which he was Vice President (1967-72) and President (1972-81).
Presidential Inaugural lecture delivered at the 30th congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria
at the University of Nigeria, Nnsukka, 1n may 1985: 31.
A Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria
, and the Nigerian Academy of Letters; Falola has written and edited more than 60 books, including his acclaimed memoir A Mouth Sweeter Than Salt.
Delivering his presidential address to the Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria at Nsukka on 1 May 1985, Obaro Ikime said, inter alia: "An Igbo man (Zik) resident in Lagos contested elections there and swept the polls, Ethnic chauvinism prevented him [from] being elected from the Western House of Assembly to the Federal House of Representatives." (131) Also, K.O.
Jacobs, "British Colonial Administrative Policies with Reference to Wukari and their Effects on Tiv-Jukun Relations, 1900-1960," Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria, Vol.
(Ibadan: The Presidential Panel on Nigeria since Independence History Project, University of Ibadan, 1995); Obaro Ikime, "In search of Nigerians: Changing patterns of inter-group relations in an evolving nation-state," Presidential inaugural lecture delivered at the 30th Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria
, at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, May 1, 1985; and Oyeleye Oyediran "Reorganization of the Nigerian federation: Its background and administrative problems," Philippe Journal of Public Administration, vol.
Nigerian historians and the dissemination of historical information, in Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria
ix : 145-165.
Ajayi, "Nineteenth Century Origins of Nigerian Nationalism", Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria
Mangvwat, "Colonial Economy and Class Formation in Plateau Province," paper presented at 27th Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria
, 13-17 April, 1982.
President, Historical Society of Nigeria
(HSN), Professor Christopher Ogbogbo has described as baffling the fact that Nigerians have bought into the agenda of the ruling class that the nation's main choices in the 2019 presidential election are limited to either the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari or former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar.
1967: 'The Bangwa and the Germans: a tail-piece', Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria
4 (I/December): 155-60.