You really don’t know which books to read for jamb, that’s not more a problem, all you need is the jamb recommended textbooks to read.
This article is for all jambites. In case you don’t have an idea of what textbooks to read when preparing to pass jamb excellently, this post has been created for you.
Tips on books to read for jamb
Using the wrong textbooks to prepare for jamb, is likely to affect your performance in JAMB examination, and the only solution to this is to get the best textbooks and read them.
Don’t make the mistake of buying a fake textbook, always check the title, the name of the author(s) of the textbook and the name of the publishers of the textbook if it corresponds with the ones here.
You should know that it is not really necessary to get all of these textbooks, but try to purchase one or two of it. . Avoid buying fake textbooks.
Never try to use the wrong textbook when preparing for jamb. These textbooks below have been recommended by Jamb when preparing to sit for the examination.
Don’t just buy the book, read and understand what you have read, also make sure that you use your jamb syllabus when reading.
Most of these textbooks have excersises that you can do after each topic, I admonish you to try them out. Even though you made a mistake or what you did was wrong, check out the back of the textbook for answers and make corrections to your mistakes
Another thing that you should avoid is purchasing the old edition of a textbook; always try to get the latest edition of the textbook because these textbooks are updated regularly with new contents, so take note of that.
Jamb recommended textbooks for geography
Geography is quite wide, therefore I will advice you to get at least two textbooks from the textbooks for geography below.
Even after getting a good geography textbook recommended by jamb, it is necessary for you get an atlas. Having an atlas would help you with maps in geography.
These textbooks are :
Adeleke, B. O. and Leong, G. C. (1999) Certificate Phyisical and Human Geography (West African Edition), Ibadan: Oxford.
Bradshaw, M. et al (2004) Contemporary World Regional Geography, New York: McGraw Hill.
Bunet, R. B and Okunrotifa, P. O. (1999) General Geography in Diagram for West Africa, China: Longman.
Collins New Secondary Atlas, Macmillan.
Fellman, D. et al (2005) Introduction to Geography (Seventh Edition) New York: McGraw Hill.
Getis, A. et al (2004) Introduction to Geography (Ninth Edition) New York: McGraw Hill.
Iloeje, N. P (1999) A New Geography of West Africa, Hong Kong: Longman.
Iloeje, N. P (1982) A New Geography of Nigeria (New Education), Hong Kong: Longman.
Nimaku, D. A. (2000) Map Reading of West Africa, Essex: Longman.
Okunrotifa, P. O. and Michael S. (2000) A Regional Geography of Africa (New Edition), Essex: London.
Udo, R. K (1970) Geographical Regions of Nigeria, London: Longman.
Waugh, D. (1995) Geography, an Integrated Approach (Second Edition), China: Nelson.
Great books to read for accounting
Adeifa O. Ajileye, J. O and Oluwasanna, R. O (2001) Get your Financial Accounting Right, Book one: Oyo, Tenlad Press International.
Ajileye, J. O. and Adetifa O. (2001) Get your Financial Accounting Right, Book Two: Lagos: De Hadey Printing Services.
Akinduko, A. O (2001) Basic Accounting: Akure: Spetins.
Anao, A. R (1993); An introduction to Financial Accounting. Lagos: Longman.
Awoyemi, E. O. (1989) A guide to Government Accounting and Internal Audit, Ibadan: Oniboje Press.
Dodge, R. (2002) Foundation of Business Accounting, (Second Edition), Bershire Chapman and hall.
Ekwere, A. B. (1997) Contemporary Accounting, Abuja: Aflon
Frank, W. and Omuya, J. O. (1988) Book-keeping and Accounting for Senior Secondary Schools, Volumes 1 & 2 London: Pitman.
Hassan M. M (2001), Government Accounting, Lagos: Malthouse Press Limited.
Igben, R. O. (2004) Financial Accounting Made Simple (Volume I) Lagos: Roi Publishers.
Longe, O. A and Kazeem, R. A (2006) Essential Financial Accounting for Senior Secondary Schools: Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
Millichamp, A. H (1989) Foundation Accounting: An Introduction manual for Accounting Students, London: DP Publications.
Okwoli, A. A (1995) Financial Accounting, Zaria: Tamaza Publishers.
Oshisami, K. (1997) Government Accounting and Financial Control: Ibadan Spectrum.
Best textbooks for biology
Ambuna, A. Egunyomi, A. and Osakwe, J. (1990). Comprehensive Certificate Biology for
Senior Secondary Schools: University Press Limited
Egunyomi A. Bob – Manuel, Abdullahi B.A. and Oyetola O.A. (1988).
Exam Focus: Biology
For WASSCE and JME 2nd Edition, University Press Limited
MacQueen J. and Murray J. (1978).Success in Biology, Benin: John Murray
Ndu, F.O. C. Ndu, Abun A. and Aina J.O. (2001). Senior Secondary School Biology:
Books 1 -3, Lagos: Longman
Odunfa, S.A. (2001).
Essential of Biology, Ibadan: Heinemann
Oguniyi, M.B. Adebisi A.A. and Okojie J.A. (2000).Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: Books 1 – 3, Macmillan
Ramalingam, S.T. (2005). Modern Biology, SS Science Series. New Edition, AFP
Roberts, A.B.U. (1993).
Functional Approach in Biology
Sorojini, T.L. Sheila, P and Charles, T.P. (2000).
Modern Biology for Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, FEP
Biology for Senior Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, Ibadan: Heinemann
Stone, R.H. and Cozens, A.B.C. (1982).
Biology for West African Schools. Longman
Usua, E.J. (1997).
Handbook of practical Biology 2nd Edition, University Press, Limited.
Jamb recommended textbooks to read for chemistry
Ababio, O.Y. (2005). New School Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, (Third Edition),
Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers Limited
Bajah, S.T. Teibo, B.O., Onwu, G and Obikwere, A. (1999). Senior Secondary Chemistry,
Book 1, Lagos: Longman
Bajah, S.T., Teibo, B.O., Onwu, G and Obikwere, A. (2000). Senior Secondary Chemistry,
Books 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman
Ohia, G.N.C., Adewoyin, F.A. and Akpan, B.B. (1997). Exam Focus Chemistry for WASSCE
& JME: Ibadan: University Press Plc
STAN (1987). Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: Heinemann
Sylvester: O.O. (2004). A Comprehensive Practical Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools,
Uche, I.O., Adenuga, I.J. and Iwuagwu, S.L. (2003).
Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME Chemistry,
Utme recommended textbooks for physics
Nelkon, M (1997) Fundamentals of physics, Great Britain: Hart-Davis Educational.
Nelkon, M and Parker, (1989) Advanced level physics (sixth edition), Heinemann.
Okeke, P.N and Anyakoha, M. W (2000) Senior Secondary School Physics, Lagos: published by Pacific printers.
Olumuyionwa A. and Ogunkoya O. O (1992) Comprehensive Certificate Physics, Ibadan: published by University Press PLC.
Ike, E. E (2006) Essential Principles of physics, Aba Enic Publishers.
Numerical Problems and solutions in physics, by Ike, E. E; Aba Enic Publishers.
Jamb recommended textbooks to read for English
We all know the importance of English language in jamb, it is a compulsory subject for all candidates who are to sit for the examination.
It doesn’t matter if your course is this or that, or if you are in any department, be it science, arts or commercial, English is still compulsory for you.
Using the wrong textbooks to study and prepare for English in jamb can lead you to scoring low marks.
That is why this list of jamb recommended textbooks for English is available for you.
Note: The jamb recommended novel to read by the candidates for jamb examination remains sweet sixteen by Bolaji Abdullahi, it can be changed anytime.
Don’t just buy the textbook, read and understand what you have read, also make sure that you use your jamb syllabus when reading.
A-Z of jamb’s use of English by Dele Shade : Evans.
Bamgbose, A. (2002) English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann.
Banjo, A. et al (2004) New Oxford Secondary English Course Book Sox for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Banjo, A. Ayodele, S. and Ndahi, K. S. (1997) Exam Focus: English for WASSCE and SSCE, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Caesar, O. J. (2003) Essential Oral English for Schools and colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.
Egbe, D. I (1996) Mastering English Usage and Communication Skills, Lagos: Tisons.
Elugbe, B. (2000) Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Grant, N. J. H, Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998) Senior English Project 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman.Idowu, O. O, Sogbeson, T. S, Adofo, A. K.
Burgess, D. F and Burgess, L. J. (1998) Round-up English: A Complete Guide, Lagos: Longman.
Idris, U. (2001) Oral English at your fingertips for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Youngbrain Publishers.
Igwe, S. O. Atoye, R. O. and Olayiwola, B. A. (2005) JAMB success: English Language for UME, PCE, Ibadan: UP Plc.
Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1987) Use of English: JAMB Practice Tests, Lagos: Longman.
Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1989) Common Errors in English, Lagos: Longman.Obinna, M. F. (2001) University Matriculation Use of English, (Fourth Edition) Port Harcourt: Sunray Books Limited.
Ogunsanwo, O. Duruaku, A. B. C, Ezechukwu, J and Nwachukwu, U. I (2005) countdown English Language, (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Evans.
Olatoye, S. (2006) The Silent Teacher, Ado-Ekiti: Segun and Suns Enterprises.Oluikpe, B. O. A, nnaemeka, B. A, Okay, T. Y, Otagburuagu, E. J.
Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998) Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher.
Tomorrow, S. H. O (2000) Objective Tests for School Certificate English: Practice in Lexis, structure and idiom (Reprinted Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann.
Ukwuegbu, C, Okoro, O, Idris, A. u, Okebukola, F. O. and Owokade, C. O. (2002) Catch-up English for SSCE/UME, Ibadan: Heinemann.
The best books for government
Adigwe, F (1985) Essentials of Government for West Africa, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
Anifowose, R and Enemuo, F. C (eds)(1999) Elements of Politics, Lagos; Malthouse Press Limited.
Appadorai, A. (1978) The Substance of Politics, London: Oxford University Press.
Ball, A. R. (1983) Modern Politics and Government, London: macmillan.
Ofoegbu, R. (1977) Government for the Certificate Year, London: George Allen and Unwin.
Olawale, J. B (1987) New Topics on Ordinary Level Government, Ilesha: Jola Publishing.
Oyediran, O. Nwosu, H., Takaya, B., Anifowoshe, R., Femi, B., Godwill, O. and Adigun, A. (1990) Government for Senior Secondary Schools, Books 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: Longman.
Oyeneye, I., Onyenwenu, M. and Olusunde, B. E. (2000) Round-Up Government for Senior Secondary School Certifcate Examination: A complete Guide, Ibadan: Longman.
Oyovbaire, S., Oguna, A. E. C., Amucheazi, E. C., Coker, H. o. and Oshuntuyi, O. (2001) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certifcate Examination: Government, Ibadan: Evans.
Explanative books for art (subject)
Art for Senior Secondary School by Olorukooba, B. K (1991), ABU.
Visual Arts made easy by Banjoko I. (2000) Published by Movic Publishing Company Ltd.
Egonwa, O. D (1991) African Art : A contemporary source book, Benin: Osasu Publishers.
Olaosebikan W. A (1982) Cultural and creative arts, Evans.
Wangboje, I. N (1982) A textbook on art for junior and senior secondary schools, published by Evans.
Ogumor, E (1993) Certificate art for junior and senior secondary schools, Ibadan: University Press PLC.
Art of the millennium for senior secondary schools, authored by Nahab, S. J (2003); Published by Ehindero (Nig.) Ltd.
The essential ground work in art and design, by Equilae, S. A (1985); Published by Omotola Standard Press and bookshop (Nig) Ltd.
Erese, U. O and Ogunshina E. D (1989) Creationism Arts and crafts for secondary schools; published by Onibonoje Press.
Jamb recommended textbooks for mathematics
.•Adelodun A. A (2000) Distinction in Mathematics: Comprehensive Revision Text, (3rd Edition) Ado–Ekiti: FNPL.
•Anyebe, J. A. B (1998) Basic mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools and Remedial Students in Higher Institutions, Lagos: Kenny Moore.
•Channing, J. B. Smith, A. M (2001) New General Mathematics For West Africa SSS 1 to 3, Lagos: Longman.
•David Osuagwu, M. et al (2000) New School Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers.
•Egbe. E et al (2000) Further Mathematics, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers.
•Ibude, S. O. et al (2003) Algebra and Calculus for Schools and Colleges: LINCEL publishers.
•Tuttuh – Adegun M. R. et al (1997), Further Mathematics Project Books 1 to 3, Ibadan: NPS Educational
Jamb recommended textbooks for Christian religious studies
Adetunji, P.G. et al (2000) ExamFocus Christian Religious KnowledgeIbadan: University Press Plc
Adeyemo, I. O. et al (1998) Christian Religious Knowledge for Secondary Schools Books1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje
Adeyinka, A. A. et al (1991) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools, Book 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman
Adigwe, H.A et’al (2004) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools. Onitsha. Africana Publishers.
Aghaeghuna, E. O. N (1988) Senior Secondary School Christian Religious Knowledge themes from Selected Epistles, Vol 1 – III, Awka, Jet Publishers
Dopamu A. Et al (1990) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Nelson
Ilori J. A. et al (1980) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Evans
Izuchukwu, A.E. et’al (1997) Round-Up for Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Christian Religious Knowledge: A Complete Guide. Lagos. Longman.
Throckmorton, B.H, Jr. (ed) (1966) Gospel Parallels: A Synopsis of the First Three Gospels. New York. Thomas Nelson.
THE BIBLE: Revised Standard Version, Stonechill Green: Bible Society Publishing House (1971).
Great reading materials for commerce
Anderson, D. J. (1978) Commerce for West Africa, London: Macmillan.
Ahukannah, L. I. et al (1992) Commerce for Secondary Schools Onitsha: Africana – First Publishers.
Asaolu, A. and Igwe, P. M. (2005) New Syllabus Commerce for Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3 (Second Edition) Ibadan: Evans.
Babatunde, A. H. (1999) Handbook on Commerce for Schools and College, (First Edition), Global Publications.
Eriki, P. O. (1998) Working with Computer, Benin: Bofic Publishers.
French, C. S. (2000) Computer Science, (Fifth Edition), Britain: Ashford.
Ibru, G. M. (2004) Nigeria: The Promise of Tourism, Lagos: G.S.L. Publishing Limited.
Igwe, P. M. e tal (2004) Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE/NECO/JME Commerce, Ibadan: Evans.
James, A. F, et al (1996) Management, (Sixth Edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall).
Nwachukwu, C. C. (1999) Management Theory and Practice, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers.
Odedokun, M. O. et al (1999) Commerce for Senior Secondary School, Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman.
Odoom, F. F. (1998) Commerce for Senior Secondary School, Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje.
Onifade, A. (2001) Management: Office Business Education, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.
Onifade, A. (2002) The Computer for Word Processing and Internet, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.
Onu, A. J. C. (2000) Marketing Today, Abuja: Precious Treasures Ltd.
Pallister, J. and Isaacs, A. (eds) (2002) A Dictionary of Business (Third Edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Ubaka, O. A., (2012), Commerce Simplifiedfor SSS 1 – 3, WAEC, NECO, JAMB & NABTEB EXAMS, Garki, Abuja: Andyson Millennium Concepts Ltd.
Jamb recommended textbooks for Agricultural science
Adeniyi, M. O. et al (1999) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Agricultural Science, Ibadan: Evans
Akinsanmi, A. O. (2000) Junior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman
Akinsanmi, O. A. (2000) Senior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman
Anthonio, Q. B. O. (1999) General Agriculture for West Africa, London: George Allen
Are, L. A. et al (2010) Comprehensive Certificate Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary School,University Press Plc.
Egbuna, C. K. et al (2014) Extension Modern Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools (2010), Extension Publication
Emmanuel C. A. (2003) A Dictionary of Agriculture, Benue: Agitab Publisher Makurdi
Falusi, A. O. and Adeleye, I. O. A (2000) Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools Books 1- 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje
Komolafe, M. F. et al (2004) Agricultural Science for senior secondary Schools 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: University Press Ltd.
Komolafe, M. F. et al (2004) Practical Agriculture for West African Schools and Colleges, (2nd Edition), Ibadan: University Press Ltd.
Philips T. A. (1986) Agricultural Notebook, Lagos: Longman
STAN (1999) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, Lagos: Longman
Awesome materials for economics
Aderinto, A.A et al (1996) Economics: Exam Focus, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
Black, J. (1997) Oxford Dictionary of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press
Eyiyere, D.O. (1980) Economics Made Easy, Benin City, Quality Publishers Ltd.
Fajana, F et al (1999) Countdown to SSCE/JME Economics Ibadan: Evans
Falodun, A.B. et al (1997) Round-up Economics, Lagos: Longman
Kountsoyiannis, A. (1979) Modern Microeconomics, London: Macmillan
Lipsey, R.G. (1997) An Introduction to Positive Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Samuelson, P and Nordhaus, W. (1989) Economics, Singapore: McGraw-Hill
Udu E and Agu G.A. (2005) New System Economics: a Senior Secondary Course, Ibadan: Africana FIRST Publishers Ltd.
Wannacott and Wannacott (1979) Economics, New York: McGraw-Hill.
Brownson-oton Richard (2010) What is Micro-Economics? Niky Printing and Publishing coy.
Reliable books for Islamic studies
Abdul, M.O.A. (1976) Studies in Islam Series Book 3, Lagos: IPBAbdul, M.O.A. (1982) Studies in Islam Series Book 2, Lagos: IPB
Abdul, M.O.A. (1988)The Classical Caliphate, Lagos: IPB
Abdulrahman and Canham (n.d) The Ink of the Scholar, CUP
Ali, A.Y. (1975), The Holy Qur’an Text: Translation and Commentary Leicester The Islamic Foundation
Ali, M.M. (Undated) The Religion of Islam, Lahore, Chand
Doi, A. R. I (1997) Shariah: The Islamic Law; Kuala Lumpur: Noordeen
Hay Kal, M. (1982) The Life of Muhammad (SAW), Academic Press
Lemu, A. (1992) Methodology of Primary Islamic Studies, Lagos: IPB
Lemu, A. (1993) Islamic Studies for SSS Books 1, Lagos: IPB
Lemu, A. (1993) Islamic Studies for SSS Books, Minna: IET
Muhammad, S. Q. (2010) al-Burhanu fi tajwidil Qur’an Cairo: Shirkatul-Qudus
Opeloye, M.O. (1996) A Dictionary of Peoples and Places in the Qur’an, Lagos: Academic Press
Philips, A. A. B. (1997) Usool at-Tafseer, Kuala Lumpur: Noordeen
Quadri, Y.A. et al (1990) Al-Iziyyah for the English Audience, Ijebu Ode: Shebiotio Publication
Rahim, A. (1992) Islamic History, Lagos: IPB.
Sambo, M.B. et. Al (1984) Islamic Religious Knowledge for WASC Book 1, Lagos: IPB
Sambo, M.B. et. Al (1984) Islamic Religious Knowledge for WASC Book 3, Lagos: IPB
Trimingham, J.S. (1993) A History of Islam in West Africa, Oxford, OUP
Jamb recommended textbooks to use for history
Abba, A (2006): The Politics of Mallam Aminu Kano, Kaduna Vanguard and Publishers.
Ayandele, A. E. et al (1986): The Making of Modern Africa, The Twentieth Century Vol 2., Longman.
Ajayi and Cowther (1971): History of West Africa Vol. I, London, Longman.
Ajayi and Crowther (1974): History of West Africa Vol. II, London, Longman
Akinloye, S. A. (1976): Emergent African States: Topics in Twentieth Century African History, Longman.
Akinyemi, A. B., Agbi, S. O and Otunbanjo, A. O. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 years. (International Relations) Vol x, Heinemann. Ibadan.
Anene J. C. and Brown, G (1966): African in the 19th and 20th centuries, Ibadan: University Press.
Anene J. C. (1966): Southern Nigeria in Transition, 1885 – 1906, Cambridge: University Press.
Anene, J. C and Brown, G (eds) (1972): African in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: A Handbook for Teachers and Students, Ibadan: University Press and Nelson.
Ashiwaju A. I., Croder, M and Denzer, I. R. (eds) Tariki 25, Grassroots Leadership in Colonial West Africa, Vol. 7, London: Longman.
Atanda, J. A. Ashiwaju, G and Abubakar, Y. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First Years: Religion Vol. i., Ibadan Heinemann.
Barkindo, B. et al (1989): Africa and the Wider World, Vol. 1. Lagos: Longman.
Barkindo, B. et al (1996): African and the Wider World, Vols. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman
Boahen, A (1969) The Revolutionary years: Africa since 1800 Longman publishers.
Boahen, A (1969): The Revolutionary years: West Africa since 1800, Longman Publishers
Sokoto Caliphate: History and Legacies, 1804 – 2004, vols. I and II, Kaduna: Arewa House.
Celeman, J. S. (1986) Nigeria: Background to Nationalism, Benin: Broburg and Wistrom.
Clerk, T. A. (1991): Right Honourable Gentleman: The Life and Times of Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Zaria: Hudahuda Publishing Company.
Cohen, D. I. and Daniel, J. (eds) (1981): Political Economy of Africa: Selected Readings, London, Longman.
Crowther, M. West Africa: An introduction to its History, Longman,1977.
Crowther, M. Nigeria: An introduction to its History, London:Longman,1979.
Dike, K. O. (1956): Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, London: Oxford University Press.
Ekeh, P. P and Ashiwaju, G. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: Culture, Vol. VII, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Falola, T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. I, Lagos: Longman.
Falola T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman.
Gboyega, A., Abubakar, Y and Aliyu Y. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years Public Administration, Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Hallet, R. (1975): Africa since 1875, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Hopkins, A. G. (1973): An Economic History of West Africa, Longman.
Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Independence Movement in Africa (Part I), Vol. 3, No. 4 London: Longman.
Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Government in Pre-Colonial Africa, Vol. 4, No. 2 London, Longman
Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) (undated): Peoples and Kingdoms of West Africa in the Pre-colonial Period, Vol. 5, No. 1 London: Longman.
Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) (undated) Tarikh: Europeans Conquest and African Resistance (Part 2), Vol. 4, London: Longman.
Ikime, O (1977) The Fall of Nigeria: The British Conquest, London: Heinemann.
Ikime, O (ed) (1974) Leadership in 19th Century Africa: Essays from Tarikh, London: Longman
Ikime, O. (1968) Merchant Price of the Niger Delta, London: Heinemann.
Ikime, O. (ed) (1980) Ground work of Nigerian History, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Iseihei, E. (1983) A History of Nigeria, London: Longman.
Jorre, J. D. (1972) The Nigeria Civil War, London: Hordder and Stoughton.
Kani, A. M. and Gandi, K. (1990) A State and Society in the Sokoto Caliphate, Series I, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.
Mahdi, A., Kwanashei, G. A and Yakubu M. (eds) (1994) Nigeria: The state of the Nation and the Way Forward, Kaduna: Arewa House.
Mahdi, A., Kwanashei, G. A and Yakubu M. (eds) (1994) Nigeria: The state of the Nation and the Way Forward, Kaduna: Arewa House.
Martin, P. M and Omera, P. (1995) (eds) Africa (Third Edition), Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Mohammed, B. (1982) Africa and Non-alignment: A study in the Foreign Relations of New Nations, Kano: Triumph Publishers.
Mohammed A. S. and Adamu, S.(eds) (2005) Nigeria and the Reform of the United Nations, Zaria: Hanwa.
Nzula, A. T., Potekhin and Zusmanovich (1979) Forced Labour in Colonial Africa, London: Zed Press.
Offiong, D. A. (1980) Imperialism and Dependency: Obstacles to Development, Enugu: Fourth Dimension Publishers.
Ojigbo, O. (1982) Shehu Shagari: The Biography of Nigeria’s First Executive President, Yugoslavia Mlandiska Knjiga.
Okafor, I. (1989) History for Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha, Jet Publishers.
Oliver, T. and Afmore, A. (1996) Africa since 1880 (Fourth Edition) New York: Cambridge University Press.
Olusanya G. O. (1973) The Second World War and Politics in Nigeria, 1939 – 1953, Ibadan: Evans.
Omar O. (1966) The Zulu Aftermath: A Nineteenth-Century Revolution in Bantu Africa, London: Longman.
Omolewa, M. (1986) Certificate History of Nigeria, Lagos: Longman.
Onoja, I. (1998) Peace-keeping and International Security in a Changing World., Jos: Mono Expressions.
Onwubiko, K. (1983) School Certificate History of West Africa, Onitsha: African – First Publishers.
Tamuno, T. N. and Atanda A. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years. Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Tamuno, T. N. and Atanda J. A. M. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years. (Government and Public Policy), Vol. IV, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Tamuno, T. N. and Ukpabi, S. C. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years (The Civil War years). Vol. IV, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Thompson, L. A. (2000) History of South Africa, Yale: Yale University Press.
Usman Y. B. (ed) (1979) Studies in the History of Sokoto Caliphate, New York: Third Press International.
Usman Y. B. (ed) (1981) The Transformation of Katsina, 1400 – 1883, Zaria: Ahmadu Bello University Press.
Usman Y. B. (ed) and Alkali M. N. (1983) Studies in the History of Pre-Colonial Borno, Zaria: NNPC.
Usman Y. B. and Kwanashei, G. A. (eds) Inside Nigeria History 1950-1970: Events: Issues and Sources (Presidential Panel on Nigeria: Since Independence), University of Ibadan.
Usman Y. B. (ed) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: The Society Vol.I, Ibadan: Heinemann.
Usman Y. B. (2002) Election Violence in Nigeria: The Terrible Experience, 1952 – 2002, Zaria: Abdullahi Smith Centre for Historical Research.
Webster, J. B. and Ikime, O. (eds) Tarikh: Early African Christianity, Vol. 2. No. 1. London: Longman.
Wilmot, P. F. (1980): Apartheid and African Liberation: The Grief and the Hope, Ife: University of Ife Press.
Yakubu, A. M., Jumare, I and Saeed, A. G. (eds) (2005) Northern Nigeria: A century of Transformation, 1903 – 2003, Kaduna: Arewa House.
Yakubu A. M. (2006) Emirs and Politicians: Reform, Reactions and Recrimination in Northern Nigeria, 1950 – 1966, Kaduna: Baraka Publishers.
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Jamb recommended textbooks for literature in English
Textbooks for literature in English is divided into two parts : anthologies and critical texts.
Gbemisola, A. (2005)Naked Soles, Ibadan: Kraft
Hayward, J. (ed.) (1968) The Penguin Book of English Verse, London Penguin
Johnson, R. et al (eds.) (1996) New Poetry from Africa, Ibadan: UP Plc
Kermode, F. et al (1964) Oxford Anthology of English Literature, Vol. II, London: OUP
Nwoga D. (ed.) (1967) West African Verse, London: Longman
Senanu, K. E. and Vincent, T. (eds.) (1993) A Selection of African Poetry, Lagos: Longman
Soyinka, W. (ed.) (1987) Poems of Black Africa, Ibadan: Heinemann
2. CRITICAL TEXTS
Abrams, M. H. (1981) A Glossary of Literary Terms, (4th Edition) New York.
Holt Rinehalt and Winston
Emeaba, O. E. (1982) A Dictionary of Literature, Aba: Inteks Press
Murphy, M. J. (1972) Understanding Unseen, An Introduction to English Poetry and English Novel for Overseas Students, George Allen and Unwin Ltd
Jamb recommended textbooks for home economics
Anfani-Joe, M.E. and Ogunjide, L.O. (1993) Home Management for Senior Secondary Schood 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc
Anyakoha, E.U. and Eluwa, M. (1990) Home Management for Schools and Colleges: Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers.
Anyakoha, E.U (2006) Home Economics for Junior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3 Years): Onitsha Africana FIRST Publishers
Neil, A and Hesmondhalgh, Z. (1985) A Complete Revision Course for O’Level and GCE, Revised Home Economics, Charles Co. Ltd.
Ogunjide, L.O., Egbuchulam, B., Eyisi, O. Anifani-Joe, M.E and Olusanya, J.O. (1993) Clothing and Textiles for Senior Secondary Schools 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
Olusanya, J.O., Eyis, O. Anfani-Joe, M.E. Ogunjide, L.O. and Egbuchlam, B. (1990) Foods and Nutrition for Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
Olusanya, J. O., Olojala, S. O., Bala, F and Eyisi, O. (2000) Exam Focus, Food and Nutrition for WASSCE and SSCE, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
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