Distinguished colleagues, To Prof CBN Ogbogbo, this is a token to say well-done, a print salute for a chief-advocate whose mercurial leadership has brought HSN its glory and accolades. To the history community, *Advocacy for History* aspires to be a historian`s handbook... Read More





Dec. news Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) 2016 award and induction ceremony(December 2016)

The Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) will be awarding some distinguished Nigerians who have contributed immensely to the discipline of history, especially the return of history to primary and secondary school curriculum. The awardees include, the Minister of Education, MAL. ADAMU ADAMU, Senators, Hounorables, Professors and other distinguished personalities. Also, for the first time in the history of the society, new members will be inducted in to the society. The venue is Barcelona Hotel, Wuse 11, Abuja. Attendance is strictly by invitation.


The Council of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) will be meeting in Abuja from 14- 16 December, 2016.

The Council of the Historical Society of Nigeria will be having its meeting on the 14-16 December, 2016, in Abuja, to discourse crucial issues affecting the discipline. Long live the Historical Society of Nigeria.


Deadline for submission of abstract extended

The editor of the Tarikh, of the Historical Society of Nigeria, has announced extension of deadline of abstract to 31 January, 2017. Interested contributors are advised to send in their abstract before the new deadline. Long live HSN.








Dec. news Post Conference briefing (61st Annual Conference)(November 2016)

Dear Colleagues, Let me begin by congratulating you all for your election/re-election to Council for the next two years (2016-2018).I also wish to congratulate you for a successful annual conference and congress meeting of the HSN in Port Harcourt... Read More






May 2016 news HSN 61st Conference(May 2016)

Call for papers in collaboration with University of port harcourt and Ignatius Ajuru University of Education


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Dec. news The Annual Africa Conference (August 2015)

Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN The Annual Africa Conference Read More





First International Conference

First International Conference Department Of History And International Studies Faculty Of Arts Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State, Nigeria In Collaboration With Historical Society Of Nigeria (Hsn) Call For Papers Read More



Deadline for submission of manuscripts for volume 1 of 2015 is 31 March 2015





bulletin Historical bulletin: The Newsletter Of The Historical Society Of Nigeria(March 2015)






Exit of the AVATAR. Emeritus Professor J.F. Ade-Ajayi

(Sep 2014)

New executive members of the Historical Society of Nigeria were elected at Annual General Meeting of the Society, during the 58th/59th Annual Congress held at University of Nigeria, Nsukka,  Enugu State on 22nd – 25th September 2014 Read More



Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) mourns the AVATAR – Emeritus Professor of History and former Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos (1972-1978),  J.F. Ade-Ajayi, aged 85years. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace, Amen





annyal conference HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA 58th/59th Annual Conference

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF NIGERIA (Nigeria’s Premier Academic Association)In Collaboration with the Department of History and International Studies UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA Announces its 58th/59th Annual Conference on the Theme:
Nigeria - 100 Years After the Amalgamation
CONFERENCE DATE: 22ND – 25TH September 2014




Colloquium conference Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN) Colloquium on Nigeria’s Amalgamation and Centenary (17 February 2014)

The President, Executive Committee, and Council of the Historical Society of Nigeria announce its Colloquium on Nigeria’s amalgamation and Centenary, entitled: “Nigeria’s Amalgamation and Centenary in Retrospect: Perspectives on the Gains, the Pains/Challenges, and the Future”

Dates: Tuesday February 18 to Thursday 21, 2014

Venue: Ladi Kwali, Abuja Sheraton Hotel