Books available for sale

  1. The Left and Human Rights Struggle in Nigeria, By Jibrin Ibrahim and Y.Z. Yau (eds.), 2010 (Price: N1,100)
    The history of successive governments in Nigeria is characterized by numerous human rights abuses. The book examines issues of human rights in Nigeria with particular emphasis on the role of the civil society in the struggle for human rights. The book also looks at the origin, development and diversity of the human rights movements….
  2. Great Nigerian Students: Movement Politics and Radical Nationalism. By Bjorn Beckman and Y.Z. Yau (eds.), 2005 (Price: N1, 500)
    ‘Great Nigerian Students’ is the rallying cry of students when they assemble in their ‘Parliaments’, demonstrate against a repressive state, commemorate fallen heroes, or confront the riot police. The book is about the story of the Nigerian student movement….
  3. Identity Transformation and Identity Politics under Structural Adjustment in Nigeria. By Attahiru Jega, 2003 (Price:
    All over the world, there has been a massive resurgence in the politics of identity especially those forms of identity which, for a long time, were considered as negative and inimical to national unity. Today, ethnicity and religion have become major rallying points for political agitation, resulting in violent intra and inter-state conflicts and posing different challenges to national and regional stability as well as post-1945 nation-state project across the world.

    The book is dedicated to a discussion of various dimensions of the resurgence of identity in contemporary Nigeria. It is the product of field research effort undertaken by a national working group to explore the origins, dimensions and consequences of the increased spate of intra and inter-communal conflicts in Nigeria.

  4. The June 12th Political Crisis (1993-1998): An Annotated Bibliography. By Wale Adebanwe, 2009 (Price: N1, 100)
    The June 12, 1992 general elections in Nigeria cannot be easily forgotten in the political history of Nigeria. The book looks at the crisis that ensued as a result of the annulment of the June 12, 1992 presidential election results by the Babangida military administration. Various perspectives to the crisis ranging from regional to ethnic were also explored in the book….
  5. Democracy, Labour and Politics in Africa and Asia: Essay in Honour of Bjorm Beckman. By Garvin Williams, 2004. (Price: N700)
    The book arose out of the common concerns of the authors with the intellectual and political issues confronting developing countries in the 1990s. The book was meant to celebrate the scholarship and comradeship of Bjorn Beckman. The book examines the contributions of civil society to democratization in Africa and Asia……
  6. The Citizenship Question in Nigeria. By Ibrahim Muazzam, 2009 (Price: N1, 100)
    In spite of the picture being painted of the world increasingly becoming a global village, several conflicts in the world are, in the early 21st century linked with the citizenship question. Several complex crises are currently manifesting in ethnic, religious, regional and many other forms, which are connected with citizenship. The book looks at the citizenship question in different perspectives……
  7. Union Power in the Nigerian Textile Industry: Labour Regime and Adjustment. By Gunilla Andrae and Bjorn Beckman, 1999 (Price: N700)
    Nigeria, once a promising and resourceful regional power, has been caught in a spiral of economic and political decay. This book highlights the remarkable progress which has been achieved, in spite of this decline, in industrial adjustment, institution building and conflict resolution. It follows Nigeria’s leading manufacturing sector, the textile industry, from the heyday of the oil boom through successive phases of adjustment and liberalization….
  8. Feminism Or Male Feminism? By Jibrin Ibrahim and Amina Salihu, 2007. (Price: N1, 100)
    The history of Women in Nigeria (WIN) has been intense, full of activism, engaging, emotional, ideological and plural. The book critically examines the activities of Women in Nigeria (WIN) with a view to assessing its strength, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the past and present. By looking at the history of WIN, the book provides significant point of entry into the construction of committed organizations that could not only advance the country’s democratic agenda, but also offer clues on how best to organize the struggle for a more egalitarian society….
  9. Religious Pluralism and Conflict in North Western Nigeria, 1970-2000. By Haruna Wakili. (Price: N350)
    The twin concepts of ‘religious pluralism’ and ‘democratic governance’ are increasingly becoming part of academic and political discourse in Nigeria, as in other parts of Africa. In Nigeria, the idea of religious pluralism assumed a prominent position in the political discourse of the 1970s, as religious conflicts became more frequent and threatened the stability of the nation. The book investigates the major inter-religious conflicts that have occurred in North Western Nigeria and their implications for Nigeria’s transition to democratic governance….
  10. Religious Pluralism and Democratic Governance in South Eastern Nigeria. By Okechukwu Ibeanu. (Price: N400)
    The book analyzes the second period of post-colonial religious revivalism in South Eastern Nigeria. It seeks to clarify the democratic paradoxes embedded in religious pluralism in South Eastern Nigeria. How does religious pluralism affect democratic rights? In what circumstances would religion enhance or negate individual and group rights? What is the role of the state in understanding the link between religious pluralism and democratic rights? The book provides answers to these questions and more…..
  11. Conflict Management and the Media in Nigeria. By Yoroms, J.G. and Mu’azu, A. 2009 (Price: N1, 100)
    The media has been widely regarded as the fourth estate of the realm because of the very important role it plays in democratization. By looking at the structure and functions of the Nigerian media, the book examines the role of the media in conflict management. Practical cases across the country were presented to demonstrate the role the media play in conflict situations. The role of the media in the ethno-religious conflicts in Kano (1991-2001), the media and the conflict in Plateau State and the role of the media in the Niger Delta crisis are some of the issues examined in the book.
  12. Public Perception of the Workings of Democracy in Kano State (1999-2009). 2010. By Ismaila Z. Mohammed and Umaru I.Y. (Price: N400)
    The book is the outcome of a research conducted in Kano State to assess the perception of the public on the functions of democratic institutions. The book gives insights on how the public perceive democracy and elected office holders in Nigeria. It also examines factors that would entrench democratic culture in Nigeria….

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