17 Aug 2018
History remains a fascinating phenomenon. Read as a reconnaissance of the past, it lights the path to the future and humanises humanity. When Onigu Otite, professor of sociology at Ibadan framed the title of his 1983 inaugural lecture as “The Presence of the Past,” he was foregrounding the paradox of history. Enthralled as I have…
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