450 JAMB Recommended Books for 2020/2021 UTME Candidates

- February 19, 2020

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) finally announced the start date for its 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) last week.

As the countdown for the 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) begins, next thing that follows is preparation for the exams. With so many text books out there, one can run into confusion of the right books to study ahead of the forth coming 2020/2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

To help you study and prepare well, iWanSabi Team have compiled a list of 450 JAMB Recommended Books for 2020/2021 UTME Candidates. The list comprise of books single handedly picked by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for 23 subjects which include: Use of English, Mathematics, Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Commerce, Christian Religious Studies, Economics, French, Geography, Government, Arabic, Arts, Hausa, History, Home Economics, Igbo, Islamic Studies, Literature In English, Music, Physics and Principles of Accounts.

Before you start exploring the list, you might want to read 10 Things To Know About JAMB UTME 2020 Exams

JAMB Recommended Books for Use of English

1. Attah, M. O. (2013). Practice in Spoken English for Intermediate and Advanced Learners, Maiduguri: University of Maiduguri Press.

2. Bamgbose, A. (2002). English Lexis and Structure for Senior Secondary Schools and colleges (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann

3. Banjo, A. et al (2004). New Oxford Secondary English Course Book Six for Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: UP Plc.

4. Caesar, O. J. (2003). Essential Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited

5. Daniel Jones (2011). Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

6. Egbe, D. I (1996). Mastering English Usage and Communication Skills, Lagos: Tisons

7. Elugbe, B. (2000). Oral English for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Heinemann

8. Grant, N. J. H, Nnamonu, S. Jowitt, D. (1998). Senior English Project 3, (New Edition) Harlow: Longman

9. Idowu, O. O, Sogbesan, T. S, Adofo, A. K. Burgess, D. F and Burgess, L. J. (1998). Round-up English: A Complete Guide, Lagos: Longman

10. Idris, U. (2001). Oral English at Your Fingertips for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, M. Youngbrain Publishers

11. Igiligi, E. C. and Ogenyi, S. O. (2010) Grammar and Composition in the G.S.M. Age, Enugu: Joe Hills Production Services

12. Jauro, L. B. (2013). Oral English for Schools and Colleges: A teaching and Learning Approach, Yola: Paraclete Publishers.

13. Nnamonu, S. and Jowitt, D. (1989). Common Errors in English, Lagos: Longman

14. Obinna, M. F. (2001). University Matriculation Use of English,(Fourth Edition) Port Harcourt: Sunray Books Limited

15. Ogunsanwo, O. Duruaku, A. B.C, Ezechukwu, J and Nwachukwu, U. I (2005). Countdown English Language, (Revised Edition), Ibadan: Evans

16. Olatoye, S. (2006). The Silent Teacher, Ado-Ekiti: Segun and Sons Enterprises

17. Oluikpe, B. O. A, Nnaemeka, B. A, Obah, T. Y, Otagburuagu, E. J. Onuigbo, S. and Ogbonna, E. A. (1998). Intensive English for Senior Secondary School 3, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publisher.

18. Tomori, S. H. O (2000). Objective Tests for School Certificate English: Practice in Lexis, Structure and Idiom (Reprinted Edition), Ibadan: Heinemann

19. Ukwuegbu, C, Okoro, O., Idris, A. U., Okebukola, F. O. and Owokade, C. O. (2002). Catch-up English for SSCE/UME, Ibadan: Heinemann

JAMB Recommended Books for Mathematics

20. Adelodun A. A. (2000) Distinction in Mathematics: Comprehensive Revision Text, (3rd Edition) Ado –Ekiti: FNPL.

21. Anyebe, J. A. B. (1998) Basic Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools and Remedial Students in Higher Institutions, Lagos: Kenny Moore.

22. Channon, J. B. Smith, A. M. (2001) New General Mathematics for West Africa SSS 1 to 3, Lagos: Longman.

23. David –Osuagwu, M. et al. (2000) New School Mathematics for Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha: Africana - FIRST Publishers.

24. Egbe. E et al (2000) Further Mathematics, Onitsha: Africana – FIRST Publishers

25. Ibude, S. O. et al.. (2003) Algebra and Calculus for Schools and Colleges: LINCEL Publishers.

26. Tuttuh – Adegun M. R. et al. (1997) Further Mathematics Project Books 1 to 3, Ibadan: NPS Educational

JAMB Recommended Books for Agriculture

27. Adeniyi, M. O. et al (1999) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Agricultural Science, Ibadan: Evans

28. Akinsanmi, O. (2000) Junior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman.

29. Akinsanmi, O. (2000) Senior Secondary Agricultural Science, Uk: Longman.

30. Anthonio, Q. B. O. (1999) General Agriculture for West Africa, London: George Allen

31. Are, L. A. et al (2010) Comprehensive Certificate Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, University Press Plc.

32. Egbuna, C. K. et al (2014) Extension Modern Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools (2010), Extension Publication

33. Emmanuel C. A. (2003) A Dictionary of Agriculture, Benue: Agitab Publisher Makurdi

34. Falusi, A. O. and Adeleye, I. O. A (2000) Agricultural Science for Junior Secondary Schools Books 1- 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje

35. Komolafe, M. F., Adegbola, A. A., Are, L. A. and Ashaye, T. I. (2004) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: University Press Ltd.

36. Philips T. A. (1986) Agricultural Notebook, Lagos: Longman

37. STAN (1999) Agricultural Science for Senior Secondary Schools, Lagos: Longman

38. Ndu, F.O. C. Ndu, Abun A. and Aina J.O. (2001) Senior Secondary School Biology: Books 1 -3, Lagos: Longman

38. Odunfa, S.A. (2001) Essential of Biology, Ibadan: Heinemann

39. NOgunniyi M.B. Adebisi A.A. and Okojie J.A. (2000) Biology for Senior Secondary Schools: Books 1 – 3, Macmillan

40. Ramalingam, S.T. (2005) Modern Biology, SS Science Series. New Edition, AFP

41. Stan. (2004) Biology for Senior Secondary Schools. Revised Edition, Ibadan: Heinemann

42. Stone R.H. and Cozens, A.B.C. (1982) Biology for West African Schools. Longman

43. Usua, E.J. (1997) Handbook of practical Biology 2nd Edition, University Press, Limited

JAMB Recommended Books for Chemistry

44. Ababio, O. Y. (2009). New School Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools (Fourth edition), Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers Limited.

45. Bajah, S.T.; Teibo, B. O., Onwu, G.; and Obikwere, A. Book 1 (1999). Senior Secondary Chemistry, Books 2 and 3 (2000). Lagos: Longman.

46. Ojokuku, G. O. (2012). Understanding Chemistry for Schools and Colleges, (Revised Edition), Zaria: Press-On Chemresources.

47. Odesina, I. A. (2008). Essential: Chemistry for Senior Secondary Schools, (2nd Edition), Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.

48. Uche, I. O. Adenuga, I. J. and Iwuagwu, S. L. (2003). Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE, NECO, JME Chemistry, Ibadan: Evans.

JAMB Recommended Books for Physics

49. Ike, E.E. (2014). Essential Principles of Physics, Jos ENIC Publishers.

50. Ike, E.E. (2014). Numerical Problems and Solutions in Physics, Jos: ENIC Publishers.

51. Nelson, M. (1977). Fundamentals of Physics, Great Britain: Hart Davis Education.

52. Nelson, M. and Parker … (1989). Advanced Level Physics, (Sixth Edition): Heinemann.

53. Okeke, P.N. and Anyakoha, M.W. (2000). Senior Secondary School Physics, Lagos: Pacific Printers.

54. Olumuyiwa, A. and Ogunkoya, O. O. (1992). Comprehensive Certificate Physics, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

JAMB Recommended Books for Economics

55. Aderinto, A.A et al (1996) Economics: Exam Focus, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

56. Black, J. (1997) Oxford Dictionary of Economics. Oxford: Oxford University Press

57. Eyiyere, D.O. (1980) Economics Made Easy, Benin City, Quality Publishers Ltd.

58. Fajana, F. et al (1999) Countdown to SSCE/JME Economics Ibadan: Evans

59. Falodun, A.B. et al (1997) Round-up Economics, Lagos: Longman

60. Kountsoyiannis, A. (1979) Modern Microeconomics, London: Macmillan

61. Lipsey, R.G. (1997) An Introduction to Positive Economics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

62. Samuelson, P and Nordhaus, W. (1989) Economics, Singapore: McGraw-Hill

63. Udu E and Agu G.A. (2005) New System Economics: a Senior Secondary Course, Ibadan: Africana FIRST Publishers Ltd.

64. Wannacott and Wannacott (1979) Economics, New York: McGraw-Hill.

65. Brownson-oton Richard (2010) What is Micro-Economics? Niky Printing and Publishing coy.

66. Brownson-oton Richard (2010) What is Macro-Economics? Niky Printing and Publishing coy.

JAMB Recommended Books for Commerce

67. NAnderson, D. J. (1978) Commerce for West Africa, London: Macmillan.

68. Ahukannah, L. I. et al (1992) Commerce for Secondary Schools Onitsha: Africana – First Publishers.

69. Asaolu, A. and Igwe, P. M. (2005) New Syllabus Commerce for Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3 (Second Edition) Ibadan: Evans.

70. Babatunde, A. H. (1999) Handbook on Commerce for Schools and Colleges, (First Edition), Global Publications.

71. Eriki, P. O. (1998) Working with Computer, Benin: Bofic Publishers.

72. French, C. S. (2000) Computer Science, (Fifth Edition), Britain: Ashford.

73. Ibru, G. M. (2004) Nigeria: The Promise of Tourism, Lagos: G.S.L. Publishing Limited.

74. Igwe, P. M. et al (2004) Countdown to WASSCE/SSCE/NECO/JME Commerce, Ibadan: Evans.

75. James, A. F. et al (1996) Management (Sixth Edition), New Delhi: Prentice Hall).

76. Nwachukwu, C. C. (1999) Management Theory and Practice, Onitsha: Africana – First Publishers.

78. Odedokun, M. O. et al (1999) Commerce for Senior Secondary Schools, Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman.

79. Odoom, F. F. (1998) Commerce for Senior Secondary Schools, Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje.

80. Onifade, A. (2001) Management: Office Business Education, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.

81. Onifade, A. (2002) The Computer for Word Processing and Internet, Abeokuta: KAPPCO.

82. Onu, A. J. C. (2000) Marketing Today, Abuja: Precious Treasures Ltd.

83. Pallister, J. and Isaacs, A. (eds) (2002) A Dictionary of Business (Third Edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

84. Ubaka, O. A., (2012), Commerce Simplifiedfor SSS 1 – 3, WAEC, NECO, JAMB & NABTEB EXAMS, Garki, Abuja: Andyson Millennium Concepts Ltd.

JAMB Recommended Books for Government

85. Adigwe, F (1985) Essentials of Government for West Africa, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

86. Anifowose, R and Enemuo, F. C. (eds)(1999) Elements of Politics, Lagos; Malthouse Press Limited.

87. Appadorai, A. (1978) The Substance of Politics, London: Oxford University Press.

88. Ball, A. R. (1983) Modern Politics and Government, London: Macmillan.

89. Ofoegbu, R. (1977) Government for the Certificate Year, London: George Allen and Unwin.

90. Olawale, J. B (1987) New Topics on Ordinary Level Government, Ilesha: Jola Publishing.

91. 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.

92. Oyeneye, I., Onyenwenu, M. and Olusunde, B. E. (2000) Round-Up Government for Senior Secondary School Certifcate Examination: A Complete Guide, Ibadan: Longman.

93. Oyovbaire, S., Ogunna, A. E. C., Amucheazi, E. C., Coker, H. O. and Oshuntuyi, O. (2001) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certificate Examination: Government, Ibadan: Evans.

JAMB Recommended Books for Art

94. Banjoko I. (2000) Visual Arts made Easy: Textbook for Schools and Colleges, Lagos, Movic Publishing Company Ltd.

95. Egonwa, O.D. (1991) African Art: A contemporary Source Book, Benin: Osasu Publishers.

96. Eguilae, S.A. (1985) The Essential Ground work in Art and Design, Omotola Standard Press and Bookshop (Nig) Ltd.

97. Erese, U. O. and Ogunsina E. D. (1989) Creative Arts and Crafts for J. S. S. Onibonoje Press.

98. Nahab, S. J. (2003) Art of the Millennium for Senior Secondary Schools, Ehindero (Nig.) Ltd.

99. Ogumor, E. (1993) Certificate Art for Junior Secondary Schools and Senior Secondary Schools, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

100. Olaosebikan W. A. (1982) Cultural and Creative Arts, Evans

101. Olurukooba, B. K. (1991) Art for Senior Secondary Schools, ABU

102. Uzoagba I. N. (1982) Understanding Art in General Education, Onitsha; African Publish Ltd

103. Wangboje, I. N. (1982) A Textbook on Art for Junior and Senior Secondary Schools, Evans Publishers

JAMB Recommended Books for Principles of Accounts

104. Abdullahi D. Z. (2014). Modern Financial Accounting, Husab Global Press Concept Ltd.

105. Adeifa O. Ajileye, J. O and Oluwasanna, R. O (2001). Get your Financial Accounting Right. Book One: Oyo: Tenlad Press International.

106. Ajileye, J. O. and Adetifa O. (2001). Get your Financial Accounting Right, Book Two: Lagos: De Hadey Printing Services.

107. Akinduko, A. O (2001). Basic Accounting: Akure: Spetins.

108. Awoyemi, E. O. (1989). A guide to Government Accounting and Internal Audit, Ibadan: Onibonoje Press

109. Dodge, R. (2002). Foundation of Business Accounting, (Second Edition), Bershire: Chapman and Hall.

110. Ekwere, A. B. (1997). Contemporary Accounting, Abuja: Aflon Finance (Control and Management) Act 1959

112. Ekwue K. C. (2010). Principles of Accounts, Book 1 & 2, Onitsha: Adson Publishing Company,

113. Femi L. (2013). Simplified and Amplified Financial Accounting.

114. Frankwood and Alan S. (2002). Frankwood’s Business Accounting, Prentice Hall International Edition.

115. Hassan M. M. (2001). Government Accounting, Lagos: Malthouse Press Limited.

116. Igben, R. O. (2004). Financial Accounting Made Simple (Vol. I) Lagos: Roi Publishers.

117. Longe, O. A. and Kazeem, R. A (2006). Essential Financial Accounting for Senior Secondary Schools: Lagos: Tonad Publishers Limited.

118. Millichamp, A. H. (1989). Foundation Accounting: An Introduction manual for Accounting Students,
London: DP Publications

119. Okwoli, A. A. (1995). Financial Accounting, Zaria: Tamaza Publishers.

200. Oshisami, K. (1997). Government Accounting and Financial Control: Ibadan: Spectrum.

JAMB Recommended Books for History

201. Abba, A (2006): The Politics of Mallam Aminu Kano, Kaduna Vanguard and Publishers.

202. Ayandele, A. E. et al (1986): The Making of Modern Africa, The Twentieth Century Vol2., Longman.

203. Ajayi and Crowther (1971): History of West Africa Vol. I, London, Longman.

204. Ajayi and Crowther (1974): History of West Africa Vol. II, London, Longman.

205. Akinloye, S. A. (1976): Emergent African States: Topics in Twentieth Century African History, Longman.

206. 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.

207. Anene J. C. and Brown, G (1966): African in the 19th and 20th centuries, Ibadan: University Press.

208. Anene J. C. (1966): Southern Nigeria in Transition, 1885 – 1906, Cambridge: University Press.

209. 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.

210. Ashiwaju A. I., Croder, M and Denzer, I. R. (eds) Tariki 25, Grassroots Leadership in Colonial West Africa, Vol. 7, London: Longman.

211. Atanda, J. A. Ashiwaju, G and Abubakar, Y. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First Years: Religion Vol. i., Ibadan Heinemann.

212. Barkindo, B. et al (1989): Africa and the Wider World, Vol. 1. Lagos: Longman.

213. Barkindo, B. et al (1996): African and the Wider World, Vols. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman.

214. Boahen, A (1969) The Revolutionary years: Africa since 1800, Longman publishers.

215. Boahen, A (1969): The Revolutionary years: West Africa since 1800, Longman Publishers.

216. Sokoto Caliphate: History and Legacies, 1804 – 2004, vols. I and II, Kaduna: Arewa House.

217. Celeman, J. S. (1986) Nigeria: Background to Nationalism, Benin: Broburg and Wistrom.

218. Clerk, T. A. (1991): Right Honourable Gentleman: The Life and Times of Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Zaria: Hudahuda Publishing Company.

219. Cohen, D. I. and Daniel, J. (eds) (1981): Political Economy of Africa: Selected Readings, London, Longman.

220. Crowther, M.West Africa:An introduction to its History, Longman,1977.

221. Crowther, M. Nigeria: An introduction to its History, London:Longman,1979.

222. Dike, K. O. (1956): Trade and Politics in the Niger Delta, London: Oxford University Press.

223. Ekeh, P. P and Ashiwaju, G. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: Culture, Vol. VII, Ibadan: Heinemann.

224. Falola, T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. I, Lagos: Longman.

225. Falola T. et. al (1989): History of Nigeria Vol. 2 and 3, Lagos: Longman.

226. Gboyega, A., Abubakar, Y and Aliyu Y. (eds) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years Public Administration, Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.

227. Hallet, R. (1975): Africa since 1875, Ibadan: Heinemann.

228. Hopkins, A. G. (1973): An Economic History of West Africa, Longman.

229. Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Independence Movement in Africa (Part I), Vol. 3, No. 4 London: Longman.

230. Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) Tarikh: Government in Pre-Colonial Africa, Vol. 4, No. 2 London, Longman.

231. 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.

232. Ikime, O and Osoba, S. O. (eds) (undated) Tarikh: Europeans Conquest and African Resistance (Part 2), Vol. 4, London: Longman.

233. Ikime, O (1977) The Fall of Nigeria: The British Conquest, London: Heinemann.

234. Ikime, O (ed) (1974) Leadership in 19th Century Africa: Essays from Tarikh, London: Longman

235. Ikime, O. (1968) Merchant Price of the Niger Delta, London: Heinemann.

236. Ikime, O. (ed) (1980) Ground work of Nigerian History, Ibadan: Heinemann.

237. Iseihei, E. (1983) A History of Nigeria, London: Longman.

238. Jorre, J. D. (1972) The Nigeria Civil War, London: Hordder and Stoughton.

239. Kani, A. M. and Gandi, K. (1990) A State and Society in the Sokoto Caliphate, Series I, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto.

240. Mahdi, A., Kwanashei, G. A and Yakubu M. (eds) (1994) Nigeria: The state of the Nation and the Way Forward, Kaduna: Arewa House.

241. Martin, P. M and Omera, P. (1995) (eds) Africa (Third Edition), Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

242. Mohammed, B. (1982) Africa and Non-alignment: A study in the Foreign Relations of New Nations, Kano: Triumph Publishers.

243. Mohammed A. S. and Adamu, S.(eds) (2005) Nigeria and the Reform of the United Nations, Zaria: Hanwa.

244. Nzula, A. T., Potekhin and Zusmanovich (1979) Forced Labour in Colonial Africa, London: Zed Press.

245. Offiong, D. A. (1980) Imperialism and Dependency: Obstacles to Development, Enugu: Fourth Dimension Publishers.

246. Ojigbo, O. (1982) Shehu Shagari: The Biography of NigeriaÂ’s First Executive President, Yugoslavia MlandiskaKnjiga.

247. Okafor, I. (1989) History for Senior Secondary Schools, Onitsha, Jet Publishers.

248. Oliver, T. and Afmore, A. (1996) Africa since 1880 (Fourth Edition) New York: Cambridge University Press.

249. Olusanya G. O. (1973) The Second World War and Politics in Nigeria, 1939 – 1953, Ibadan: Evans.

250. Omar O. (1966) The Zulu Aftermath: A Nineteenth-Century Revolution in Bantu Africa, London: Longman.

251. Omolewa, M. (1986) Certificate History of Nigeria, Lagos: Longman.

252. Onoja, I. (1998) Peace-keeping and International Security in a Changing World, Jos: Mono Expressions.

253. Onwubiko, K. (1983) School Certificate History of West Africa, Onitsha: African – First Publishers.

254. Tamuno, T. N. and Atanda A. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years. Vol. III, Ibadan: Heinemann.

255. 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.

256. Tamuno, T. N. and Ukpabi, S. C. (eds) (1989) Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years (The Civil War years). Vol. IV, Ibadan: Heinemann.

257. Thompson, L. A. (2000) History of South Africa, Yale: Yale University Press.

258. Usman Y. B. (ed) (1979) Studies in the History of Sokoto Caliphate, New York: Third Press International.

259. Usman Y. B. (ed) (1981) The Transformation of Katsina, 1400 – 1883, Zaria: Ahmadu Bello University Press.

260. Usman Y. B. (ed) and Alkali M. N. (1983) Studies in the History of Pre-Colonial Borno, Zaria: NNPC.

261. 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.

262. Usman Y. B. (ed) (1989): Nigeria since Independence: The First 25 Years: The Society Vol.I, Ibadan: Heinemann.

263. Usman Y. B. (2002) Election Violence in Nigeria: The Terrible Experience, 1952 – 2002, Zaria: Abdullahi Smith Centre for Historical Research.

264. Webster, J. B. and Ikime, O. (eds) Tarikh: Early African Christianity, Vol. 2. No. 1. London: Longman.

265. Wilmot, P. F. (1980): Apartheid and African Liberation: The Grief and the Hope, Ife: University of Ife Press.

266. Yakubu, A. M., Jumare, I and Saeed, A. G. (eds) (2005) Northern Nigeria: A century of Transformation, 1903 – 2003, Kaduna: Arewa House.

267. Yakubu A. M. (2006) Emirs and Politicians: Reform, Reactions and Recrimination in Northern Nigeria, 1950 – 1966, Kaduna: Baraka Publishers.

JAMB Recommended Books for Geography

268. Adeleke, B.O. Areola .O. 2002 and Leong, G.C. Certificate Physical and Human Geography for Senior Secondary School (West African Edition), Ibadan: Oxford.

269. Bradshaw, M. et al (2004) Contemporary World Regional Geography, New York: McGraw Hill.

270. Bunet, R.B and Okunrotifa, P.O.(1999) General Geography in Diagrams for West Africa, China: Longman. Collins New Secondary Atlas, Macmillan.

271. Fellman, D. et al (2005) Introduction to Geography (Seventh Edition) New York: McGraw Hill.

272. Getis, A. et al (2004) Introduction to Geography (Ninth Edition) New York: McGraw Hill.

273. Iloeje, N. P(1999) A New Geography of West Africa, Hong Kong: Longman.

274. Iloeje, N.P(1982) A New Geography of Nigeria (New Education), Hong Kong: London.

275. Nimako, D.A. (2000) Map Reading of West Africa, Essex: Longman.

276. Okunrotifa, P.O. and Michael S. (2000) A Regional Geography of Africa (New Edition), Essex: London.

277. Udo, R.K(1970) Geographical Regions of Nigeria, London: Longman.

278. Waugh, D. (1995) Geography an Integrated Approach (Second Edition), China: Nelson.

279. Adegoke, M.A (2013), A Comprehensive Text on Physical, Human and Regional Geography.

JAMB Recommended Books for Music

280. Akpabot, S. E. (1986). Foundation of Nigerian Traditional Music, Ibadan: Spectrum.

281. Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (1958). Rudiments and Theory of Music, London.

282. Cole, W. (1969). The Form of Music, London: The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

283. BEchezona, W. W. C. (1981). Nigerian Musical Instruments, Enugu: Apollo Publishing Ltd.

284. Ekwueme, L. (1993). Choir Training and Choral Conducting for Africans, Lagos: Lenaus Advertising and Publishing Company.

285. Holst, I. (1963). An ABC of Music, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

286. Hosier, (1961). Instruments of the Orchestra Oxford: Oxford University Press.

287. Hunt, R. (1960). Elements of Music.

288. Inanga, A. (1993). Music for Secondary Schools Vols. I and II, Ibadan: Spectrum.

289. Kamien, R. (1990). Music: An Appreciation, London: McGraw – Hill Publishing Company.

290. Kennedy, M. (1985). The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, (Third Edition), London: Oxford University Press.

291. Kitson, C. H. (1978). Elementary Harmony Book 2, London: Oxford University Press.

292. Kofoworola, Z. O. And Lateef, Y. (1987). Hausa performing Arts and Music, Lagos: Nigeria Magazine.

293. Lovelock, W. (1953). A Concise History of Music, London: Bell and Hyman.

294. Lovelock, W.(1996). The Rudiments of Music, London. G. Bell and sons Limited.

295. Machlis, J. (1977). The Enjoyment of Music, New York: W. W. Norton.

296. Mensah, A. A. (Undated) Folksongs for Schools, Accra.

297. Morris, R. O. (1974). The Oxford Harmony, Vol. I, London: Oxford University Press.

298. Nketia, J. H. (1974). African Music, New York: W. W. Norton Company.

299. Palmer, K. (1965). Teach Yourself Music, London: The English University Press Limited.

300. Reed, H. O. (1954). Basic Music: A Basic Theory Text, New York:, N. Y. Mills Music Inc.

301. Taylor, E. (1989). The Guide to Music Theory, London: The Associated Board of The Royal School of Music.

302. Warburton, A. O. (1955). Graded Music Course for Schools, Books I – III, London: Longman.

JAMB Recommended Books and Materials for Nigerian Languages

JAMB Recommended Books for Hausa

303. Zube: Bambale, M.B. Kome Nisan Dare Zaria: NNPC, 2009 WAEC AND NECO

304. Waƙa: Haɗeja, M. Waƙoƙin Mu'azu Haɗeja Zaria: NNPC, 1980 WAEC AND NECO

305. Wasan Kwaikwayo: Katsina, U.Ɗ. Kulɓa Na Ɓarna Zaria: NNPC, 2011 WAEC AND NECO

306. Galadanci, M.K.M. (1976), Introduction to Hausa Grammar, Zaria: Longman.

307. Junju, M.H. (1980), Rayayyen Nahawun Hausa, Zaria: NNPC.

308. Muhammad, Y.M. (2005), Fassarar Hausa, Zaria: ABU Press.

309. Sani, M.A.Z. (1999), Tsarin Sauti Da Nahawun Hausa, Ibadan: UP Plc.

310. Sani, M.A.Z. et al (2000), Exam Focus: Hausa Language, Ibadan: UP Plc.

311. Skinner, N. (1977), Grammar of Hausa, Zaria: NNPC.

312. Yahaya, I.Y. et al (1992), Darussan Hausa 1 – 3, Ibadan: UP Plc Don manyan makarantun sakandare.


313. Bichi, A.Y. (1979), Wa?o?in Bikin Aure, Lagos: Nelson.

314. Dangambo, A. (1984), Rabe – Raben Adabin Baka da Muhimmancinsa Ga Rayuwar Hausawa, Kano: T.P.C.

315. Gusau, S.M. (1991), Maka?a Da Mawa?an Hausa, Kaduna: Fisbas Media Service.

316. Ibrahim, M.S. (1977), Kowa Ya Sha Ki?a, Zaria: Longman.

317. Madauci, I. et al (1992), Hausa Customs, Zaria: ABU Press.

318. Umar, M.B. (1976), ?anmaraya Jos Da Wa?o?insa, Ibadan: OUP.

319. Umar, M.B. (1977), Wasannin Tashe, Zaria: NNPC.


320. Bargery G.P. (1951), A Hausa – English Dictionary and English-Hausa Vocabulary London: OUP.

321. Newman, R.M. (1997), An English-Hausa Dictionary, Ibadan: Longman.

322. Newman and Newman (1977), Sabon ?amus Na Hausa Zuwa Turanci, Ibadan: UPL.

323. Skinner, N. (1993), Kamus Na Turanci Da Hausa, Zaria: NNPC.

324. CSNL: (2006), ?amusun Hausa Na JamiÂ’ar Bayero ta Kano, Kano: CSNL.

JAMB Recommended Books for Igbo

325. Emenanjo, E. N., Okolie, F. O. and Ekwe, B. U. (1995) Igbo maka Sinịọ Sekọndịrị Sukul I.

326. Emenanjo, E. N., Dike, O. N., Agomo S. N and Ezeuko, R. O. (1999) Exam Focus maka WASSCE na UME, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

327. Ezikeojiaku, P. A. Okebalama, C. N. Onweluzo, C. N and Ekwe B. U. (1991)
Ule Igbo maka Sinịọ Sekọndịrị, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

328. Ikekeonwu, C., Ezikeojiaku, P. A., Ubani, A. and Ugoji, J. (1999)
Fonọlọji na Grama Igbo, Ibadan: University Press Plc

329. Nzeakọ, J. U. T. (1972): Omenala Ndị Igbo, Ibadan: Longman.

330. Okoye, O. F. S., Ofoegbu, N. F. and Ezidiegwu, B. L. (1997) Ọgbara Ọhụrụ Ụtọasụsụ Igbo maka Sinịọ Sekọndịrị, Onitsha: Houston Publishers Ltd.

331. Osuagwu, B. I. N. (1979): Ndị Igbo na Omenala Ha, Nigeria: Macmillan.

332. Ubesie, T. U. (1978): Ọdịnala Ndị Igbo, Ibadan: Oxford University Press.

333. Umeh, I. O. A; Onyekaonwu, G. O. Nwadike, I. U. and Okeke I. O. (1992): Ụtọasụsụ na Agụmagụ Igbo nke Sinịọ Sekọndịrị Sukul, Ibadan: Evans.

334. Ụba – Mgbemena, A. (2006): Ntọala Usoroasụsụ Igbo, Ibadan: Gold Press Ltd.

335. Anọzie, C. C. (2003), Igbo Kwenu: Akụkọ na Omenala ndị Igbo Enugu: Computer Edge Publishers.

336. Ọfọmata, C. E. (2005): Ndezu Ụtọasụsụ Igbo. Enugu: Format Publishers (Nig) Ltd.

337. Ofili, D. N., Anozie C.C. and Chukwu, A.O. (2012): Lingwistiiki Sayensị Asụsụ II. Enugu: Computer Edge Publishers.

JAMB Recommended Books for Yoruba

338. Abíọ́dún, Jíbọ́là (1995) Àròkọ àti Aáyan Ògbufọ̀, Lagos: MAJAB Publishers

339. Adéwọlé, L. O. et al (2000) Exam Focus – Yorùbá language for WASSCE/ SSCE. Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.

340. Awóbùlúyì, O. (1978) Essentials of Yorùbá Grammar, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.

341. Awóbùlúyì, O. (1990) Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá) Vol. II, Ìbàdàn: UP Plc.

342. Awóbùlúyì, O. (2008) Èkọ́ Ìsẹ̀dá-Òrọ̀ Yorùbá, Akure: Montem Paperback.

343. Awóbùlúyì, O. (2013) Èkọ́ Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Osogbo: Atman Ltd.

344. Babalọlá, A. (ed.) (1991) Ìwé Ìmọ́dọ̀tun Yorùbá SSI – SSIII, Longman

345. Bámgbóṣé,O.(ed.) (1984) Yorùbá Metalanguage (Èdè-Ìperí Yorùbá Vol. 1, Ìbàdàn:UP Plc.

346. Bámgbóṣé, A. (1990) Fọnọ́lọ́jì áti Gírámà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn

347. Mustapha, O. (ed.) (1988) Èkọ́ – Èdè Yorùbá òde – òní SSI – SSIII, Macmillian

348. Mustapha, O. (ed.) (1991) Èkọ́ – Èdè Yorùbá Titun SSI–SSIII, Yorùbá, Ìbà dàn: UP Plc.

349. Ọdẹ́tókun, Adémọ́lá (et. al) (2005) Ìwé Ìgbáradì fún Ìdánwó Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillan

350. Owólabí, K. (1989) Ìjìnlẹ̀ Ìtúpalẹ̀ Èdè Yorùbá (1) Fónẹ́tíkì àti Fọnọ́lọ́jì, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnòjé Press

351. Owólabí, O, (et al) (1999) Countdown WASSCE/SSCE. NECO, JME (Ìwé Ìgbáradì fún Ìdánwó Àṣekágbá Yorùbá) Ìbàdàn: Evans

352. Ọyàdèyi, O. (1998) Ìjìnlẹ̀ Fọnọ́lọ́jì áti Gírámà Èdè Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Heinemann


All the prescribed texts are reflected as applicable on the syllabus under Topics/Contents/Notes column.


353. Adéoyè, C. L. (1979) Àṣà àti Ìṣe Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: OUP

354. Adéoyè, C. L. (1985) Ìgbàgbọ́ àti Èsi`n Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Oníbọnọ̀jẹ́ press

355. Ládejé, T. A. et al (1986) Àkójọpọ̀ Ìwádìí Ìjìnlẹ̀ Àṣà Yorùbá, Ìbàdàn: Macmillian publishers

JAMB Recommended Books for Christian Religious Studies

356. Adetunji, P.G. et al (2000) Exam Focus Christian Religious Knowledge for WASSCE and SSCE Ibadan: University Press Plc.

357. Adeyemo, I. O. et al (1998) Christian Religious Knowledge for Secondary Schools Books1 – 3, Ibadan: Onibonoje

358. Adeyinka, A. A. et al (1991) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools, Book 1 – 3, Lagos: Longman.

359. Adigwe, H.A et al (2004) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools. Onitsha. Africana Publishers.

360. Aghaeghuna, E. O. N. (1988) Senior Secondary School Christian Religious Knowledge: Themes from Selected Epistles, Vol 1 – III, Awka, Jet Publishers.

361. Dopamu, A. et al (1990) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Lagos: Nelson.

362. Ilori, J. A. et al (1980) Christian Religious Knowledge for Senior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: Evans.

363. Izuchukwu, A.E. et al (1997) Round-Up for Senior Secondary Certificate Examination Christian Religious Knowledge: A Complete Guide. Lagos: Longman.

364. 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).

JAMB Recommended Books for Islamic Studies

365. Abdul, M.O.A. (1976) Studies in Islam Series Book 3, Lagos: IPB

366. Abdul, M.O.A. (1982) Studies in Islam Series Book 2, Lagos: IPB

367. Abdul, M.O.A. (1988)The Classical Caliphate, Lagos: IPB

368. Abdulrahman and Canham (n.d) The Ink of the Scholar, OUP

369. Ali, A.Y. (1975) The Holy Qur’an Text: Translation and Commentary Leicester: The Islamic Foundation

370. Ali, M.M. (n.d) The Religion of Islam, Lahore

371. Doi, A. R. I. (1997) Shariah: The Islamic Law; Kuala Lumpur: Noordeen

372. Hay Lal, M. (1982) The Life of Muhammad (SAW), Academic Press

373. Lemu, A. (1992) Methodology of Primary Islamic Studies, Lagos: IPB

374. Lemu, A. (1993) Islamic Studies for SSS, Book 1, Lagos: IPB

375. Lemu, A. (1993) Islamic Studies for SSS, Books, Minna: IET

376. Muhammad, S. Q. (2010) al-Burhanu fi tajwidil Qur’an Cairo: Shirkatul-Qudus

377. Opeloye, M.O. (1996) A Dictionary of Peoples and Places in the Qur’an, Lagos: Academic Press

378. Philips, A. A. B. (1997) Usool at-Tafseer, Kuala Lumpur: Noordeen

379. Quadri, Y.A. et al (1990) Al-Iziyyah for the English Audience, Ijebu Ode: Shebiotiuom Publication

380. Rahim, A. (1992) Islamic History, Lagos: IPB

381. Sambo, M.B. et al (1984) Islamic Religious Knowledge for WASC Book 1, Lagos: IPB

382. Sambo, M.B. et al (1984) Islamic Religious Knowledge for WASC Book 3, Lagos: IPB

383. Trimingham, J.S. (1993) A History of Islam in West Africa, Oxford, OUP

JAMB Recommended Books for Home Economics

384. Anfani-Joe, M.E. and Ogunjide, L.O. (1993) Home Management for Senior Secondary School 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

385. Anyakoha, E.U. and Eluwa, M. (1990) Home Management for Schools and Colleges, Onitsha: Africana FIRST Publishers.

386. Anyakoha, E.U (2006) Home Economics for Junior Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Onitsha Africana FIRST Publishers.

387. Neil, A and Hesmondhalgh, Z. (1985) A Complete Revision Course for O’Level and GCE, Revised Home Economics, Charles Co. Ltd.

388. Ogunjide, L.O., Egbuchulam, B., Eyisi, O. Anfani-Joe, M.E and Olusanya, J.O. (1993) Clothing and Textiles for Senior Secondary Schools 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

389. Olusanya, J.O., Eyis, O., Anfani-Joe, M.E., Ogunjide, L.O. and Egbuchulam, B. (1990) Foods and Nutrition for Secondary Schools Books 1 – 3, Ibadan: University Press Plc.

390. 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.

The Internet.

JAMB Recommended Books for French

A. i.Written Language

391. Ajiboye, T. (2014) Companion to French Grammar (4th Edition) : Ibadan: Cleavoketa Books.

392. Ajiboye, T. (2012) Nouvel Horizon, Book 4, New Revised Edition, Ibadan: Bounty Press.

393. Byrne and Churchill (1980) A Comprehensive French Grammar.

394. Hatier (1980) Le Nouveau Bescherelle: LÂ’Art de Conjuguer, Ibadan: Spectrum Book Ltd.

395. Maice, G et Merlo, G : (1998): Grammaire progressive du français ( Niveau, Paris: Clé intermediaire) International.

396. Mazauric,. C, et Sirejols, E(2006) : On y va! Book 3, Ibadan : Spectrun Books Ltd.

397. Ojo, S. A.(2000) A Comprehensive Revision Handbook of French Grammar, Ibadan: Agoro Publishing Company.

Any other relevant materials on French Grammar.

A. ii. Oral

398. Ajiboye, T. (2010) An Introduction to Practice in Oral French, Ibadan: Bount Press.

399. Leon, M. (1978) Initiation à la Prononciation du Français Standard.

Any other materials that emphasise oral practice.

B. Culture of Francophone Countries

400. Girod R and Grand-Clement, F. (1979) Comment vivent les Français, Paris: Hachette.

401. Mbuko, L. (2000) French Essays on Culture and Civilisation for Schools and Colleges, Ibadan: Bounty Press.

Any other relevant materials, e.g. French newspapers, magazines, journals, and documents on Francophone life.

C. Dictionary

Any good French/English or French dictionary.

JAMB Recommended Books for Literature In English


Drama (African)

402. Frank Ogodo Ogbeche : Harvest of Corruption

Drama (Non African)
403. William Shakespeare : Othello

Prose (African)
404. Amma Darko : Faceless

Prose (Non-African)
405. Richard Wright : Native Son

Poetry (African)
406. Birago Diop : Vanity
407. Gbemisola Adeoti : Ambush
408. Gabriel Okara : Piano and Drums
409. Gbanabam Hallowell : The Dining Table
410. Lenrie Peter : The Panic of Growing Older
411. Kofi Awoonor : The Anvil and the Hammer

Poetry (Non African)
412. Alfred Tennyson : Crossing the Bar
413. George Herbert : The Pulley
414. William Blake : The School Boy
415 William Morris : The Proud King


416. Gbemisola, A. (2005)Naked Soles, Ibadan: Kraft

417. Hayward, J. (ed.) (1968) The Penguin Book of English Verse, London: Penguin

418. Johnson, R. et al (eds.) (1996) New Poetry from Africa, Ibadan: UP Plc

419. Kermode, F. et al (1964) Oxford Anthology of English Literature,Vol. II, London: OUP

420. Nwoga D. (ed.) (1967) West African Verse, London: Longman

421. Senanu, K. E. and Vincent, T. (eds.) (1993) A Selection of African Poetry, Lagos: Longman

423. Soyinka, W. (ed.) (1987) Poems of Black Africa, Ibadan: Heinemann


424. Abrams, M. H. (1981) A Glossary of Literary Terms, (4th Edition) New York, Holt Rinehalt and Winston

425. Emeaba, O. E. (1982)A Dictionary of Literature, Aba: Inteks Press

426. Murphy, M. J. (1972) Understanding Unseen, An Introduction to English Poetry and English Novel for Overseas Students, George Allen and Unwin Ltd.

JAMB Recommended Books for Arabic


427. بشير أحمد محيي الدين و المرضي مختار المرضي: المطالعة الواضحة. كنو: شركة طن لامى و أبنائه.

428. سيد حمرة مالك: الإنشاء العربى المتوسط (للمدارس الثانوية) إبادن مطبعة الجامعة ب. ل. س. 2005م.

429. عبد الفتاح صبرى و علي عمر بك: القراءة الرشيدة. الجزء 1 – 4 القاهرة: دار المعارف.

430. عبد الله الطيب: سمير التلاميذ الجزء 1 – 2 الخرطوم: مكتب النشر.

431. غرب ط. زاريا (1999م): كيف تكتب الإنشاء: كنو مطبعة جامعة بايرو.

432. محمد الأول أبوبكر و الآخرون: العربية الميسرة الجديدة للمرحلة الثانوية. إبادن: دار سبكترم للطباعة و النشر.

433. محمد بديع شريف و سليم حكيم و الحاج حسين آدمو: العربية الجديدة فى نيجيريا. الكتاب 1 – 3 إكيجا: لونغمان.

434. Adekilekun, A. L. A.: Learning Arabic Language, Ilorin.

435. Balogun, I. A. B. and Oseni Z. I. (1982) A Modern Arabic Course Book 1 Lagos: Islamic Publications Bureau.

436. Haywood, J. A. and Nahmad, H. M. (1965), A New Arabic Grammar of the Written Language, London: Lund Humphries.

437. Malik, S. H. A. (1982) A Guide to Arabic Composition, Books I & II, Lagos I.P.B.

438. Arabic newspapers, magazines and journals.


439. على الجارم و مصطفى أمين: النحو الواضح لمدارس المرحلة الأولية. الجرء 1 – 3. القاهرة: دار المعارف.

440. محمد أجروم الصنهاجى: متن الأجرومية. القاهرة.

441. محمد محيي الدين عبد الحميد: التحفة السنية بشرح المقدمة الأجرومية. بيروت: دار الفك.

442. Haywood, J.A and Nahmad, H.M (1965), A New Arabic Grammar of the Written Language, London: Lund Humphries.


443- زكريا حسين: المأدبة الأدبية للطلاب العربية في إفريقيا أوتثى: دار النور 2004م NECO/WAEC

444- زكريا حسين: الطبقة العليا: دار النور أوتثى 2006م NECO/WAEC

445- مصطفى لطفي المنفلوطي: العبرات بيروت والقاهرة (2004) WAEC/NECO

446- جميل عبد الله الكنوي: ادفع بالتي هي أحسن مكتبة الحكمة الإسلامية كنو (2013) NECO/WAEC

447- أحمد الاسكندري والآخرون: المفصل في تاريخ الأدب العربي NECO/WAEC








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