Richard A. Olaniyan received a PhD in History from Georgetown University, USA, in 1970. Since 1983, he has been a Professor of History at Obafemi Awolowo University, Adekunle Ajasin University, Niger Delta University, and Joseph Ayo Babalola University, all in Nigeria. His edited books include The Amalgamation and its Enemies: An Interpretive History of Modern Nigeria. 2nd Ed. (2013).Ehimika A. Ifidon received a PhD in History from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria, in 2003. He has been a Professor of History at the University of Benin, Nigeria, since 2013. He is the editor of Nigerian Journal of the Humanities and Tarikh.