The Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria (JHSN) has published since 1956 articles and book reviews on a variety of issues of interest to Africa and on Africa.
The Historical Society of Nigeria was established in 1955 at the University College Ibadan to promote an enduring sense of history and historical consciousness amongst the citizenry. The founding fathers include distinguished Scholars like Kenneth O. Dike and Abdullahi Smith. It aims to vigorously promote, support, strengthen and uphold the study of Nigerian History and historical scholarship. It also provides support to individuals, institutions, government and non-governmental organizations that will enhance the study of the country's history.
JSTOR is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization helping the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways.