Revamping academic book publishing in Nigeria, By Rahma Oladosu

…the time is ripe for revamping academic textbook publishing in Nigeria in general and in the higher education sector in particular. It is therefore worth emphasising that ensuring quality research outputs from seasoned academics in credible textbooks with a reputable international standing is an entrepreneurial activity that requires nurturing beyond the current remits of textbook publishing in the country.

To be better equipped for the tests that the years in school will bring, read a textbook. To prepare for the tests that life will bring, read a book on life. The importance of books in general cannot be overemphasised.

Generally, around 130 million books have been published in the history of humanity; a heavy reader will at best get through 6,000 in a lifetime. Most of them won’t be much fun or very memorable. Books are like people; we meet many but fall in love with few. Perhaps only thirty books will ever truly register in us. They will be different for each of…

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