Dr. Victor Osaro Edo

 

 

 

 

 

EDO Victor Osaro

 

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Academic and Professional Qualifications

B.A.(Hons), M.A,(Ib), PGDE (Ife), PhD (Ib)

 

Area of Specialisation

 

Office

Department of History, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

Tel: +234 805 522 1209

E-mail: victorosaroedo@yahoo.com

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Research Projects/Activities

 

In Progress:     Nil

 

 

Dissertation and Thesis

  1. Edo, V. O. “The Benin Monarchy, 1897-1978: A Study in Institutional Adaptation to Change”, Ph.D. Thesis (Unpublished), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 2001.
  2. Edo, V. O. “Students’ Attitudes Towards the Learning of History in Secondary Schools: Case Studies from Ondo West Local Government Area:”, P.G.D.E. Dissertation (Unpublished), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 2001.
  3. Edo, V. O. “Production and Exchange in Benin, 1851-1897”, M.A. Dissertation (Unpublished), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1990.
  4. Edo, V. O. “Local Government and Socio-Economic Development: A Case Study of Oredo Local Government Area, 1952-1979”, B.A. Project Essay (Unpublished), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 1988.

 

Publications

  1. Muritala, M. O. "Book Review", Akanmu Adebayo and Olutayo Adesina. (2009). (eds). Globalization   and Transnational Migrations:Africa and Africans in the Contemporary Global System. Journal of Global Initiative, Pedagogy, Perspective,vol.4 no 2 (2009):305-308.
  2. Muritala M.O  “Multinational Oil Corporations and Governance in Nigeria’s Niger Delta in the Era of Resource Control Agitations, 1994-2004”. Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies, vol.7 (2010):63-86.
  3. Muritala M.O  "Trends in Nigerian Nationalism", in Tony Onyima et al(eds) Nigeria's Golden Book: Celebrating a Rich Past and a Bright Future. Lagos:Sun Publishing Ltd.(2010):72-87. 
  4. Muritala M.O  "Sheikh Abdul-Azeez Ajagbemokeferi: The Making of a Muslim Evangelist and Nationalist", in Siyan Oyeweso (eds) Ijesa Icons and the Making of Modern Nigeria.College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University,Nigeria(2011):622-631.
  5. Muritala M.O  "Change and Adapatation: A Historical Study of Farmer's Response to Colonial Influence on the Production and Development of Indigenous Tobacco Economy in Ago-Aare, 1940-2000". AAU: African Studies Review, vol.10.  June, 2011
  6. Muritala M.O "From Jesse to Ijegun: Poverty, Environmental Degradation and the Quest for Redistribution of Nigeri's Oil Wealth", in Toyin Falola and Maurice Amutabi (eds) Perspectives on African Environment and Technology:From Pre-Colonial to the Post-Colonial Period. (2011):1-17 (in Press)
  7. Muritala M.O "Desires, Designs and Nationalist Visions: Understanding the Igbo-Yoruba Nationalist Divide". African Identities(Special Issue).(2011):1-20.(in Press).
  8. African Humanities Programme Fellowship Competition and Conference, Macarthur Centre, University of Ibadan, Ibadan.21-23 June, 2010.
  9. Understanding African Poverty Over the Longue Duree” Organised by International Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Accra and Harvard University, USA, held at Accra, 15-17 july, 2010.
  10. Politics, Society and Development”, Organised by the Department of History, University of Ibadan to Commemorate Nigeria at 50 Celebration.held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan. 8-12 August, 2010.
  11. 1st Global Conference on “Black Nationalities and Cultures” Organised by Osun State Government in Conjuction with UNESCO and CBAAC,held at WORCDIF Centre, Osogbo,Nigeria.
  12. International Conference on Nigeria@50,Organised by the Department of History, University of Abuja, Abuja titled “Nigeria@50:Grappling with Governance, 1960-2010” held at the ETF hall, Main Campus, University of Abuja.26-29 september, 2010.
  13. Capacity Building in Pedagogical Skills: 3rd Workshop on Pedagogy in Higher Education organized by University of Ibadan, Ibadan, held at Trenchard Hall, 12-14 April, 2011
  14. 1st Biennial Faculty of Arts International Conference, University of Ibadan, titled “African Culture in the Making of the Modern World” held at the Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, 6- 9 June, 2011.
  15. 56th Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria on “Economy and Society in Nigeria: the Challenges of Infrastructural Development”, held at the Main Auditorium, Osun State University, Osogbo, October 31- 2 November, 2011.
  16. Edo, V.O.       “Problems of National Stability in Nigeria: A Historical Perspective”, Castalia: Ibadan Journal of Multicultural/Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, June 2001.
  17. Edo, V.O.       “The Benin Monarchy in Historical Perspective: Structure, Change and Continuity”, Africa: Our Times and Culture, Vol. II, 2000-2001.
  18. Edo, V.O.       “Peoples of the Niger Delta up to 1800” in Osuntokun, A. et al (ed.), History and Culture of Nigeria up to 2000 A.D. Lagos Frankard Publishers, 2002.      
  19. Edo, V.O.       “The Evolution and Development of Central Administration in Ebiraland, 1902-1997”, Benin Journal of Historical Studies, Vol. 4, Nos. 1 & 2, 2002-2004.
  20. Edo, V.O.       “Ogbomoso: From a hunting camp to a modern city”, Oguntomisin, G.O. (ed.), Towns and Cities in Yorubaland, Ibadan: John Archers Publishers, 2003.
  21. Edo, V.O.       “African Traditional Political Institutions and Government”, Ajayi, S. Ademola (ed.), African Culture and Civilization, Ibadan: Atlantis Books, 2005.      
  22. Edo, V.O.       “Concepts of Culture and Civilization”, Oguntomisin, G.O. and Edo, V.O. (eds.),  African Culture and Civilization, Ibadan: General Studies Programme (GSP) in conjunction with Resource Centre for Arts, Culture and Communication Development, 2005.
  23. Edo, V.O.       “Early African Centres of Civilization: Egypt, Meroe and Axum”, Oguntomisin, G.O. and Edo, V.O. (eds.), African Culture and Civilization, Ibadan: General Studies Programme (GSP) in conjunction with Resource Centre for Arts, Culture and Communication Development, 2005.
  24. Edo, V.O.       “The Dynamics of Culture Change in Africa: Nigeria as a case study”, Oguntomisin, G.O. and Edo, V.O. (eds.), African Culture and Civilization, Ibadan: General Studies Programme (GSP) in conjunction with Resource Centre for Arts, Culture and Communication Development, 2005.
  25. Edo, V.O.       “Economic Relations between Benin, Her Neighbours and the Europeans”, Nigerian Journal of Economic History (NJEH), No. 7 & 8, 2005.
  26. Edo, V.O.       “The Central Political Institutions in Benin and Balance of Power under Colonial Rule”, Ibadan Journal of Humanistic Studies, Nos. 15 & 16, 2005/2006.READ ABSTRACT
  27. Edo, V.O.       “The Economy and Society in Pre-Colonial Benin up to 1897”, Ayebaye: Babcock Journal of History and International Studies, 2006/2007.
  28. Edo, V.O.       “National Heritage in Nigeria”, LAIA Nigeria: Cultural and Natural Heritage, Barcelona: UNESCO/Natural Gas, 2006.          
  29. Edo, V.O.       “Hierarchy and Organisation of the Benin Kingdom and the Palace”, Plankensteiner, B. (ed.), Benin Kings and Rituals: Court Arts from Nigeria, Belgium: Snoeck Publishers, 2007.
  30. Usunalele, U. and Edo, V.O.          “Migrating out of Colonial Reach: Fugitive Benin Communities (Nigeria) 1897-1934”, Kolapo, F.J. and Akurang-Parry, K. (eds.), African Agency and European Colonialism: Latitudes of Negotiations and Containment, Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: University Press of America, 2007.
  31. Edo, V.O.       “Ethnic Minority Agitation and Creation of New States: The case of Mid-West State”. Journal of the Social Sciences, Vol. 7, No. 1, April, 2008.
  32. Edo, V.O.       “The Changing Phases of Power and Civil Administration in Benin Empire before Colonialism”, The Journal of Global Initiatives, Vol. 3, No. 1, June, 2008.           
  33. Edo, V.O.       “The Place of the Benin Monarchy during the Era of Decolonization and Military Rule, 1948-1978”, AAU: African Studies Review, Vol. 7, June, 2008.        
  34. Edo, V.O.       “Oba Akenzua II and the Modernization of Benin, 1933-1963”, Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 1 August, 2008.      
  35. Edo, V. O. “The Benin Monarchy and the British Local Government Administration, 1897 – 1960”, Nigerian Journal of Policy and Group Relation, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2008
  36. Edo, V.O.       “The 1897 British Expedition in Historical Perspective: Its Lessons and Challenges”, Nebula: A Journal of Multi-disciplinary Scholarship, Vol. 6, 3, September, 2009.READ ABSTARCT
  37. Edo, V.O.       “The Practice of Democracy in Nigeria: The Pre-Colonial Antecedent”, Lumina: An Inter-disciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 21, No. 2, October 2010.READ ABSTRACT
  38. Edo, V. O. “Benin Society After the Restoration of the Monarchy” Uniosun College of Humanities and Culture Monograph Series, Osogbo: The College of Humanities and Culture, Osun State University, 2010.
  39. Ehinmore, O. M. and Edo, V. O. “Ethnic Militarism in the Niger Delta: Its Evolution and  Impact on Nigeria’s National Security”, Journal of History and Diplomatic Studies (JHDS), Vol. 7, 2010.
  40. Edo, V. O. “Benin Kingdom’s Early Economic Relations with the Europeans, 1485 – 1851”, African Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. II, No. 1, 2011.
  41. Edo, V. O. “The Institution of Traditional Rulers and its Adaptive Capacity”, Lumina: An Inter-disciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, October 2011.
  42. Edo, V. O. “The Military and the Process of National Integration, 1966 – 1999”, AAU: African Studies Review, Vol. 10, June, 2011.
  43.  Edo, V. O. “Nigerian Socio-Political Institutions in the Pre-Colonial Era”, Akin Alao (ed), Politics, Culture and Development in Nigeria: A Festschrift for Gabriel Olatunde Babawale, Lagos: Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilisation (CBAAC), 2011.
  44. Oguntomisin, G.O. and Edo, V.O. (eds.), African Culture and Civilization, Ibadan: General Studies Programme (GSP) in conjunction with Resource Centre for Arts, Culture and Communication Development, 2005.
  45. Oguntomisin, G.O. and Edo, V.O., African Civilization from Earliest Times to 1500 A.D. Ibadan: John Archers (Publishers) Ltd. 2007.