Publications

Amongst several other things, the company is actively involved in the production of academic, career, motivational and self help books which cut across religious and secular boundaries as well as gender and demographic boundaries. e.g Journals, Academic Textbooks, Faculty Prospectus, Novels, Religious Texts, Company Diaries, Calendars, brochures, event programmes, souvenirs branding, etc.

Greatest Speeches of Historic Black Leaders

1Greatest Speeches of Historic Black Leaders, Vol. One, 5th Edition is a compendium of thought provoking and inspirational speeches. We all know that words carry enormous power – the power to heal or to wound, to encourage or to dishearten, to speak the truth or to deceive. They can be the key to our success or reason for our downfall.

 

This compilation of the world’s greatest speeches by Africans / African Americans, is an eternally valuable document to be treasured by our contemporary secular and spiritual leaders and all those aspiring to break from the face of oppression, tyranny, unhealthy discrimination, political manipulation and moral decadence. This revised, updated and expanded Fifth edition, will take you on a journey of discovery into the impact of powerful, motivational and inspirational words.

 

This Fifth edition will reveal to you words that lasts and words that carry enormous power to uplift, heal, encourage and move you to a greater level of living.

PAEDIATRICS IN PICTURES by PROF. Philip Olayele Abiodun

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prof AbiodunProfessor Philip Olayele Abiodun, is a Professor/ Consultant in Paediatrics and Child Health in the University of Benin/ University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City, with a long and wide experience nationally and internationally. He obtained his basic medical degree, (Staatsexamen) and postgraduate degree MD at the Christian Albrecht University, Kiel (West Germany). This was followed by his specialist training (Facharzt) in Child Health at the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, West Germany. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians (FWACP) and Nigerian Postgraduate Medical College FMCPaed. He is the current President of the Nigerian Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NISPGHAN), member of the European Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) and former executive member of Commonwealth Association of Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (CAPGAN).

Professor Abiodun has since worked as Consultant and Teacher in Justus-Liebig Universitatet, Giessen, Germany; University of Benin / University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City; Asir Central Hospital, Saudi Arabia; and Sultan Quaboos University, Muscat, Oman, UAE. He has been an examiner in many universities both at national and international levels as well as supervisor of many postgraduate degree projects for decades.

 

CONTRIBUTORS

Dr. Israel Aina and Dr. Abiodun Moses are seasoned Paediatricians in the University of Benin/University of Benin Teaching Hospital and Fellows of the West African College of Physicians.

GREATEST SPEECHES OF HISTORIC BLACK LEADERS Vol. 5 By Ben Anagwonye

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THE BOOK

Oratory is a powerful medium, with the ability to move hearts and minds. Riots and revolutions have been caused by great speakers, and a skilled tongue has led many a nations into the horrors of war. Depressed and hopeless individuals have regained their self-confidence and have gone beyond the imaginations of those who termed them “useless” to become great achievers in life all because of the power of inspired words by great leaders such as T.D. Jakes, Al Sharpton, Marcus Garvey and M.K.O. Abiola.

 

Armed with speaking skills, and motivating words from these great leaders, you too can become a more pronounced version of yourself.

 

Engr Ben Anagwonye   THE EDITOR

Engr. Ben C. Anagwonye is a Chemical Engineer, a writer, an International Business man and the President of Mindex Publishing, a company that creates cutting-edge books that connect with the multitasking mindset.  He holds several degrees in various fields from the University of Lagos and University of Benin, Nigeria.

 

He is a passionate motivational speaker and is actively involved in empowering the minds of the youths and elderly through various business seminars and conferences. He travels extensively around the world particularly in countries and states of Europe and America respectively. He is a life member and currently a Field Representative of the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International.

 

He is a member of Nigeria Society of Engineers, Manufacturer’s Association of Nigeria as well as various International Trade Organizations such as Networking with United States of America, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association and Christian Trade Association International. A recipient of the prestigious Council of Peers Award for Excellence (CPAE) in Oral Public Communication and Leadership and the author of several bestselling titles, amongst which are The Ikemba: Remembering Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu (1933-2011), Barack Obama: Biography and Best Speeches; Greatest Speeches of Historic Black Leaders Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4; and Great Inspirational Speeches of Barack Obama, Vol 2. He can be reached on info@mindexpublishing.com and mindexpc@yahoo.com

 

 

INTELLECTUAL PYGMALION – by Esosa Bob-Osaze

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Professor Esosa Bob-Osaze is the consummate teacher, researcher and mentor of several professors and students of Financial Management, Investment Analysis/ Portfolio Theory and Emerging Capital Markets. In 2017, he celebrated thirty years as a full tenured professor of the University of Benin, a UBA Plc distinguished Professor of Finance of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, a distinguished Professor of Capital Markets and The Stock Exchange at the University of Benin, Benin City, an Adjunct Professor of Finance  at Veritas University, Abuja and Nassarawa State University, Keffi. He was also a Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton.  He was adjudged the Best Professor of Banking and Finance in Africa by the Africa Leadership Awards in Port Louis, Mauritius in 2013. Professor Bob-Osaze has produced fourteen Ph.Ds, six of whom are now professors. Ten others whom he taught at the undergraduate and MSc levels are also professors in their own right.  Professor Bob-Osaze is still teaching and conducting research while consulting for industry. He has served as a Director at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Abuja, Nigeria and as a Capital Market Adjudicator on capital market offences, malfeasance and defalcations as a Member of the Administrative Proceedings Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

 

Professor Bob-Osaze is married to Barrister Faith Osaze with three children and six grandchildren.

UNLEASHING THE POWER OF GOD’S WORD by Dr. (Mrs.) Obianuju Ochuba

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This book UNLEASHING THE POWER OF GOD’S WORD takes an in-depth look at the power of studying, meditating and confessing God’s word into our everyday life. The book is loaded with practical wisdom, true life stories of God’s supernatural interventions and testimonies of victories over life’s challenges.

This short and very-easy-to- read book is highly recommended to all who seek to discover how to access the power in God’s Word in order to live a victorious life and avoid hindrances like rebellion, fear, doubts, sinful thoughts and negative emotions.

Dr. (Mrs.) Obianuju Ochuba is a retired Director, Federal Ministry of Education. She is passionate about seeing all of God’s Children achieve and maximize their God given potentials through dedicated and timely investment in God’s word. She is married to Engr. Chukwuma B. Ochuba and they are blessed with children and grand children

DEFINED BY DESTINY: MY STORY by Professor Clement Odigie Osime

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PROFESSOR CLEMENT ODIGIE OSIME

MBBS, MSC, FMCS, FWACS, DMAS, FMAS, LLB, BL, FICS, FACS

In this book, Prof. Clement Odigie Osime gives a vivid account of the circumstances surrounding his birth. He talks of the difficulties encountered in his early days particularly after he lost his father at a very tender age. He recounts his experiences right from primary, secondary and tertiary school days. His work experiences and life’s challenges are also captured in this book. The main focus of this motivational book is to encourage everyone that, with determination and God on your side, you can get to any level in life that you desire to get to; life’s numerous challenges notwithstanding. He concludes the book by giving special thanks to God who has been his help in ages past and his hope in the years to come. Professor Osime’s life is indeed a life that has been defined by God Himself hence the title of the book – Defined by Destiny: My Story.

ON JUDICIAL INTEGRITY by Omoruyi A. Omonuwa & Ikponmwosa O. Omoruyi

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THE EDITORS

Omoruyi Augustine Omonuwa, is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, a former Edo State Hon. Attorney General & Commissioner for Justice, an Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Fellow of International Dispute Resolution Institute (F.DRI), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administrators & Researchers of Nigeria (FCIARN) and Member of the Nigerian Institute of  Management (MNIM). He is the Principal Counsel at O.A. Omonuwa SAN and Co. and has distinguished himself in various aspects of law including Banking, Arbitration, Commercial law, Electoral and Corporate litigation, Taxation, Property and Constitutional matters etc.

Ikponmwonsa Osahon Omoruyi, is a Professorial staff of the Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Law, a Master of Laws degree, as well as a Doctorate in Law (with special interest in International Protection of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law). A mentor to numerous students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, he has published locally, nationally and internationally in diverse aspects of law.  Dr. Omoruyi is an alumnus of The Hague Academy of International Law.

MY FOUR SEASONS by Abel l. Guobadia Ph.D

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Abel l. Guobadia graduated B.Sc.(Honours) Physics, University of London from the University College, Ibadan in 1957. He obtained the Ph.D Degree in experimental solid state physics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U. S. A. in 1966. He taught in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and in the University of Lagos where he rose to the position of senior lecturer in Physics. From 1971 to 1976, he was the President of the Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (STAN).

 

He was appointed the Director of Planning of the National Universities Commission in 1971. The National Universities Commission is the government body established for the coordination and management of university education in Nigeria. Abel Guobadia was the acting Executive Secretary of the body for two years before he voluntarily retired from the mainstream civil service in 1983.

 

Upon his retirement, he was for three years, a commissioner in the former Bendel State of Nigeria and later, Nigeria’s Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Korea from 1987 to 1991. Guobadia has also held a number of part-time appointments as chairman or member of several Federal and State boards of parastatals and other government agencies. He was chairman of council and pro-chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. His last public appointment was his chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission from May 2000 to May 2005. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Women’s Health and Action Research Centre (WHARC), a non-governmental organization devoted to research and advocacy in women’s reproductive health.

 

Dr. Guobadia is happily married with three illustrious sons and a daughter, namely; Ibude, Imasogie, Idemudia and Itohan respectively.

 

He is also the author of Reflections of a Nigerian Electoral Umpire.

Reflections of A NIGERIAN ELECTORAL UMPIRE by Abel I. Guobadia

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Abel I. Guobadia graduated B. Sc.(Honours) Physics, University of London from the University College, Ibadan in 1957. He obtained the Ph. D. Degree in experimental solid state physics from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U. S. A. in 1966. He taught in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and in the University of Lagos where he rose to the position of senior lecturer in physics. From 1971 to 1976, he was the President of the Science Teachers’ Association of Nigeria (STAN).

 

He was appointed the Director of Planning of the National Universities Commission in 1971. The National Universities Commission is the government body established for the co-ordination and management of university education in Nigeria. Abel Guobadia was the acting Executive Secretary of the body for two years before he voluntarily retired from the mainstream civil service in 1983.

 

Upon his retirement, he was for three years, a commissioner in the former Bendel State of Nigeria and later, Nigeria’s ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Korea from 1987 to 1991. Guobadia has also held a number of part-time appointments as chairman or member of several federal and state boards of parastatals and other government agencies. He was chairman of council and pro-chancellor of the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. His last public appointment was his chairmanship of the Independent National Electoral Commission from May 2000 to May 2005. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Women’s Health and Action Research Council (WHARC), a non-governmental organisation devoted to research and advocacy in women’s reproductive health. Dr Guobadia is happily married with three illustrious sons and a daughter.

SIMPLE TIPS ON ENJOYING PREGNANCY & DELIVERY by Dr. Ehigha Enabudoso

 

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THE BOOK

Simple Tips on Enjoying Pregnancy and Delivery is a book written for the contemporary couple and family. It covers a large range of questions that bother the mind of people including preventing infertility, preparing for pregnancy, physical exercises, nutrition in pregnancy and care of the baby after delivery. On the burning issue of sexual intercourse in pregnancy, the book also attempts to dispel the myths surrounding this God-given source of marital harmony.

Drawing strength from the Almighty God, creator of mankind and the Universe, giver of all that is good and the source of pregnancy is a veritable tool for achieving successful delivery. This book has included prayer and passages from the scripture for spiritual strength.

The book draws its uniqueness from the fact that it was written after many years of interacting directly with families and couples during pregnancy. It is a book laden with experience of counseling many couples especially pregnant women on sexual and reproductive health issues. The language is so simple that makes it ideal for the very learned and for the lay person; for the health professional and for the ‘ordinary’ woman; for the counselor and for the counseled. It is a book that should be in every home in Nigeria and beyond.

 

THE AUTHOR

Dr. Ehigha Enabudoso is a lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Benin, and an honorary Obstetrician and Gynaecologist at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. He majors in high risk Obstetrics, Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and has wide experience in Community Obstetrics. He has had international training and exposure in these fields.

He is a fellow of the West African College of Surgeons and also of the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria. He also has a Masters in Public Health and is presently pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Reproductive Health. He runs internationally accredited courses in Fetal Medicine and Obstetric Ultrasound Scan. He has to his credit many chapters in renowned medical books, journal articles and has written related handbooks on women’s health. He brings to bear his wide experience in dealing with women and their reproductive health issues in this book.

THE NEMESIS OF POWER BY Professor P.A. Igbafe

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The Book

The Nemesis of Power is the story of Agho Obaseki, a dependable, efficient and capable agent of the British who filled the vacuum created as a result of the Oba’s deportation by assuming the leading role among Benin chiefs. Agho’s success based on his sterling qualities as a leader and statesman won him British support but made him numerous enemies amongst Benin chiefs.

This account deals with the life and times of Agho Obaseki, a prominent chief, paramount ruler, district head and Iyase of Benin, 1897-1920. The whole spectrum of the times of Agho Obaseki is examined and analysed in sufficient depth to show vividly the factionalism, polarization of the society and the major confrontations between divergent interest groups in colonial Benin. He emerged from the account as a perfect representative of that group of Africans who used the colonial regime to achieve a tenure of power unparalleled in the history of their kingdoms and localities.

 

The Author

Professor P.A. Igbafe graduated in History, University of London in 1961 and obtained his Ph.D degree from the University of Ibadan in 1968. He lectured at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (then University of Ife) 1964-1975. He was appointed Bendel State Commissioner 1975-1978 and appointed Professor of History, University of Benin in 1978. He was an elected member of the National Constitutional Conference 1994-1995. He was made a Fellow of the Historical Society of Nigeria (FHSN) in 2008 and conferred with the national honours award of Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, MFR, in 2011. He has published several books and contributed in various journals.