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Dr. Sandy Ojang Onor

Associate professor
History and International Studies
sandyonor@unical.edu.ng

Sandy Ojang Onor graduated top of his class with BA degree in History in 1987 from the University of Calabar where he also obtained Ph.D in African History in 1993. At various times, he had served as the Executive Chairman of Etung Local Government Council (1999-2002), Chairman, Cross River State Local Government Service Commission, Commissioner for Agriculture (2010-2011) and Commissioner for Environment (2011-2013) among other public offices. Dr. Onor is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of History & International Studies in the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He has authored several books, including The Ejagham Nation in the Cross River Region of Nigeria (1994 & 2015) and Local Governance in Nigeria (2005) as well as several scholarly articles which have expanded the frontiers of knowledge. He has been highly recognized and decorated for his scholarship and other achievements.

Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Cross River Tourism,History and Environment:A Marriage Contracted in the Womb of Time.” Global Journal of Art,Humanities and Social Sciences. 3.12,(2015):41-49.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“The Cross River Monoliths in Historical Perspective.” International Journal of Current Research. 9.03,(2017):48164-48169.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Federalism,the Local Government System and Good Governance in Nigeria.” International Journal of Academic Studies.3.1,(2017):14-36.


Onor,Sandy Ojang and Ewah,James O.“The State and Deforestation in the Cross River Region of Nigeria,1852-1990:A Historical Review.” International Journal of Development Research.7.05,(2017):12651-12657.


David L.Imbua and Sandy O. Onor,“King Eyo Honesty II of Calabar:Slave Trader,Abolitionist, and Modernizer,1800-1858.” Ofo:Journal of Transatlantic Studies,6.1(2016):21-46.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Decolonizing Nigerian Women:A Historical Necessity.”International Journal of History and Philosophical Research. 5.3,2017:24-35.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“The Mau Mau Revolt as a Reaction Against Colonialism:A Critique of the Eurocentric Conception.”Ndunode:Calabar Journal of the Humanities. 10.1,(2013):89-76.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Chronology and Oral Historical Reconstruction:The Example of the Ejagham of the Cross River Region of Nigeria.”Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria.24.0,(2015):37-55.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Pre-colonial Socio-Cultural Organization of Ejagham.” The Calabar Historical Journal. 6.1,2016:125-141.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“The Nationality Question in the Benue - Cross River Region:Any Lessons for the Historian?” Journal of the Historical Society of Nigeria.25.0, 2016:53-60.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Efik – Ejagham Relations in the Pre-Colonial Era.” Lafia Journal of Africa and Heritage Studies.1.0,2016:288-294.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“The Ejagham in Search of Development: From the Ejagham Improvement Union to the Ejagham Cultural Association.” Kaduna Journal of Historical Studies,8.0,(2016):251-267.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Economic Organization of the Ejagham on the Eve of Colonial Rule.” Humanities and Culture Studies,5.2,(2016):14-35.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Economic Factor as the Central Motive of British Imperialism in Africa, 1800–1900: The Nigerian Experience.” SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs,6.2,(2016):23-31.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Understanding the Imperative of Language in Defining Ejagham Nationality”SAPHA:A Journal of Historical Studies,4.1,(2017):340-357.


Donald O.Omagu and Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Colonialism, Language Policies and the African Civil Service.”Hyuku Journal if Interdisciplinary Research,1.1,(2017):1-14.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Pan-Africanism and Nationalism in Africa:A Paradoxical Marriage,1945-1965.” Lafia Journal of Arts,1.0,(2018):84-95.


Onor,Sandy Ojang.“Black Reconstruction in the United States of America, 1866 – 77:A Reappraisal”.Fudma Journal of Arts,1.1,(2018)

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Paper Presented: Perspectives on the Calabar School of History.”
A People,their Totems and Reconstructing Histories of Origins and Migrations: Reminiscences with Erim Odey Erim. University of Calabar, Thursday,June 29,2017.
Start: Thursday 29th June, 2017
End: Thursday 29th June, 2017
“From Barriers to Bridges: Rethinking African Boundaries, Regional Economic Integration and Identity Politics in Post-Colonial Africa.”.
International Conference,University of Calabar,November 25-27,2015.
Start: Wednesday 25th November, 2015
End: Friday 27th November, 2015
61st Annual Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria.
Held at the University of Port Harcourt and Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, 9-13 October, 2016.
Start: Sunday 9th October, 2016
End: Thursday 13th October, 2016
James Ewah: The Man and His Times.” Roundtable on “James Ewah: The Man, His Forest and the Politics of Cross River State.”
Akpabuyo, Cross River State, 23 -24 March, 2017.
Start: Thursday 23rd March, 2017
End: Friday 24th March, 2017
62nd Annual Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria.
Sokoto State University, 5 – 8 June, 2017.
Start: Monday 5th June, 2017
End: Thursday 8th June, 2017
Historicizing the Civil War Experience of Border Communities in Nigeria.
International Conference Calabar,September 4-6,2013.
Start: Wednesday 4th September, 2013
End: Friday 6th September, 2013
“Efik – Ejagham Relations in the Precolonial Era.”
International Conference on Calabar though Time: Issues and Challenges. University of Calabar, April 24-27, 2013.
Start: Tuesday 24th April, 2018
End: Saturday 27th April, 2013
“The Ordeal of the Nigerian Historian and the Crisis of Development.”
Golden Jubilee Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria, Ibadan – Nigeria, 16-20 October, 2005.
Start: Sunday 16th October, 2005
End: Thursday 20th October, 2005
“Re-engineering Pan-African Cultural Studies in the Black Atlantic.”
CBAAC 2014 International Conference on Using Culture for the Transformation of Africa and its Diaspora in the New Global Order. Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, 26-28 November, 2014.
Start: Wednesday 26th November, 2014
End: Friday 28th November, 2014
52nd Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria.
52nd Annual Congress of the Historical Society of Nigeria held at the University of Calabar, Calabar from 12th – 14th November, 2007.
Start: Monday 12th November, 2007
End: Wednesday 14th November, 2007
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