INFLUENCE OF CHILD-BEARING IN ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF STUDENT MOTHERS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN ENUGU STATE

INFLUENCE OF CHILD-BEARING IN ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AND EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF STUDENT MOTHERS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN ENUGU STATE Abstract This study was conducted to find the influence of early marriage and childbearing on academic achievement and educational attainment of student mothers in tertiary institutions in Enugu State. Three tertiary institutions in Enugu State were used …

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TAXATION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. A STUDY OF ABIA STATE.

ABSTRACT The development of a state depends on the support and cooperation of its citizen. The contribution of its citizen toward revenue derivation serves as a hub of government project. The objective of the study is to examine the socio- economic impact of taxation in Abia State. The theoretical framework used was Adam smith classic …

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RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION POLICY AND ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: A STUDY OF ANAMBRA STATE CIVIL SERVICE AWKA (2000-2010)

ABSTRACT This study examined recruitment and selection policy and organizational effectiveness using Anambra State Civil Service as a case study; its objective is to; examine the extent to which the recruitment and selection policy has impacted on the productivity of Anambra State Civil Service and to determine the factors hindering the recruitment and selection policy …

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PUBLIC SERVICE ETHICS AND EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY IN ANAMBRA STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM: A STUDY OF AYAMELUM LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA (2010-2015). 

ABSTRACT This study is on public service ethics and employee productivity in Ayamelum Local Government Council of Anambra State. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of public service ethics on employee productivity in Ayamelum Local Government Council of Anambra State. Three hypotheses guided the study and the study is anchored on …

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PENSION MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY IN ANAMBRA STATE PUBLIC SERVICE – A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL OGIDI 2006 – 2014

Abstract This research work was carried out with main purpose of ascertaining the effect of pension management on employee productivity using Idemili North Local Government Council as a case study (2006 – 2014). Survey research design was adopted in carrying out this research work and the primary data for this study were obtained through questionnaire …

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MANAGEMENT STYLE AND ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT A STUDY OF ANAMBRA BROADCASTING SERVICE AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACT This research investigated management style and organizational conflict with particular reference to Anambra Broadcasting Service, Awka Anambra State. The main aim is to identify the effect of management style on organizational conflict. Relevant literature was reviewed and the study adopted survey design which is basically relies mainly on primary and secondary sources. The hypotheses …

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN ANAMBRA STATE: A STUDY OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC OKO, ANAMBRA STATE.

ABSTRACT This study assesses the conflict management and organizational performance in Anambra State: A study of Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State. The purpose of this study was to determine the extent of the relationship between conflict management strategies and employees performance in Federal Polytechnic Oko, whether collective bargaining and joint consultation are the methods employed …

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POLITICAL PARTICIPATION AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA; A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE 2007-2017

ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to evaluate political participation and democratic consolidation in Nigeria with a particular reference to Enugu State. Three objectives and three research questions were formulated to guide the research. The study adopted thematic format in its literature review. The theoretical framework used was structural functionalism and research design used in the …

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FEDERAL PRINCIPLE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA: A CRITICAL EVALUATION

ABSTRACT Local governments are not sovereign unlike independent nation-states. It is a subordinate government, which derives its existence and power from law enacted by a superior government. The nature and structure of transactions or interactions between the three tiers of government determine the degree of autonomy. Local government in Nigeria is rooted on historical antecedents …

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EVALUATION OF AUDIENCE DISPOSITION TOWARDS ANTI-CORRUPTION CRUSADE IN NIGERIA (2016-2018)

ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to determine how the audience (which consist police officers and commercial drivers) evaluate the “change begins with me” anti-corruption crusade of Buhari administration since inception. The behavioural change enlightenment television campaign included road users and Police Officers as flashpoints for change. This inspired the resolve to use both …

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INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL OCCUPATION AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE

ABSTRACT The study examined the influence of parental occupation and education on the academic achievement of students of Senior Secondary Two (SS2) in English language and Mathematics in Ogidi and Otuocha education zones of Anambra State, Nigeria. The population of the study consisted of 16,886 students in public secondary schools in Anambra State. Ten (10) …

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ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study explored the relationship between the energy consumption and economic growth in Nigeria. Specifically; to explored the effect of energy poverty on economic growth in Nigeria; and to find out if there is significant causal relationship between energy consumption, energy poverty and economic growth in Nigeria, using annual data from 1986 to 2017. …

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WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT AND EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study examined the effect of workplace environment on performance of staff in federal universities in south east Nigeria. The study employed four (4) workplace environment variables which include: Physical workplace environment, Psychological workplace environment, Work life balance and Work place communication in determining their effect on performance of staff. Four research questions and …

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STRATEGIC INTENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN THE BANKING INDUSTRY. A STUDY OF SELECTED BANKS IN AWKA METROPOLIS

Abstract This study was on strategic intent and organizational performance in the banking industry. The purpose was to identify how strategic intent and it dimensions relates with organizational performance. The design of the study was cross-sectional survey. A self-report questionnaire was used for data collection. Two hundred and one respondents make up the study sample. …

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PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL AND CORPORATE BUSINESS SURVIVAL: A STUDY OF SELECTED MANUFACTURING FIRMS IN EDO STATE

ABSTRACT The usage of an ineffective performance appraisal mechanism by most Nigerian business organizations has led to the determination of the nature of relationship that exists between performance appraisal and the corporate business survival of selected soft drink manufacturing firms in Edo State, Nigeria. Specifically, this study seeks to ascertain the nature of relationship that …

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EFFECT OF WORK ATTITUDE OF NIGERIA WORKERS (A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PUBLIC LIABILITY COMPANY, (PLC) AND PRIVATE LIMITED COMPANY LTD IN ASABA. 

ABSTRACT The study investigated the effect of work attitude of Nigerian worker; with a comparative study of public liability company and private limited company in Asaba, Delta State Nigeria. The methodology of the research is descriptive survey design. The success or failure of human resources management lies on the ability of managers to effectively and …

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EFFECT OF ACCOUNTING INFORMATION ON INVESTMENT DECISION (A STUDY OF SELECTED COMPANIES IN NIGERIA STOCK EXCHANGE MARKET) (2005-2014)

ABSTRACT This research work focused on “Effect of Accounting Information on Investment Decision” examined the usefulness of accounting information to investors. The study covered a period of ten years and used some selected companies in Nigeria stock exchange market. The data used were collected from Nigerian stock exchange fact book and annual reports of the …

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IMPACT OF STAFF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON WORK ATTITUDES IN IMO STATE PUBLIC SERVICE; A STUDY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS IN ORLU ZENATORIAL ZONE

ABSTRACT Poor training and development of the local government employee, which has over time resulted to poor input and output has become a menace to public service and Human Resources Management. This research work x –rayed the impacts of staff training and development on work attitudes, a study of local government areas in Orlu Senatorial …

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THE ADVENT OF DIGITAL BROADCASTING,THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE NORTHERN NIGERIAN MASS MEDIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS IN KADUNA STATE

THE ADVENT OF DIGITAL BROADCASTING,THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES FOR THE NORTHERN NIGERIAN MASS MEDIA: A STUDY OF SELECTED MEDIA ORGANISATIONS IN KADUNA STATE ABSTRACT This study titled: The advent of Digital broadcasting, The Prospects and Challenges for the Northern Nigeria Mass Media: A study of selected Media Organisations in Kaduna State set out to look …

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THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN ENUGU STATE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ENADEP) 1995-2005

THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC POLICY IMPLEMENTATION IN ENUGU STATE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (ENADEP) 1995-2005 ABSTRACT This study was on the impact of public policy implementation in Enugu State Agricultural Development Programme (ENADEP) 2001-2012. The study inquires into critical issues of policy implementation failures, such as corruption, regime instability, executive …

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SOCIAL MEDIA AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

SOCIAL MEDIA AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS Abstract The purpose of this research study is to examine the influence of Social Media and Academic Performance Of students in University of Lagos. Five Research questions and five Research hypotheses guided the study. To achieve this, the descriptive survey research design was adopted. …

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ASSESSMENT OF CONSTRAINTS ON HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN ANAMBRA STATE

ASSESSMENT OF CONSTRAINTS ON HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT IN TECHNICAL AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT This study was designed to assess constraints on human resource development (HRD) in Technical vocational education. The study was designed to determine from technical teachers the extent to which they considered the constraints affecting HRD in TVE programmes. Simple …

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THE PLACE OF SEMIOTICS IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN DANCE: A STUDY OF NNAMDI AZKIWE UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S “HARVEST OF GOOD WILL” AND JIGAWA STATE’S “FARMERS’ DANCE”.

THE PLACE OF SEMIOTICS IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN DANCE: A STUDY OF NNAMDI AZKIWE UNIVERSITY THEATRE’S “HARVEST OF GOOD WILL” AND JIGAWA STATE’S “FARMERS’ DANCE”. ABSTRACT Contemporary Nigerian dances are as diversified as the culture from which they emerge. This project is an exploration of the use of semiotics in contemporary Nigerian dance. Contemporary Nigerian dance …

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APPLICATION OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) IN MANAGEMENT OF DISTRIBUTION/LOCATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: A CASE STUDY AWKA URBAN AREA, ANAMBRA STATE

APPLICATION OF GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) IN MANAGEMENT OF DISTRIBUTION/LOCATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS: A CASE STUDY AWKA URBAN AREA, ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT In recent years, banking industry has been undergoing drastic changes, reflecting a number of underlying developments. Significant advancements in communication and information technology accelerated and broadened the dissemination of financial information and financial …

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STEPWISE PROCEDURES IN DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS

STEPWISE PROCEDURES IN DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS ABSTRACT Several multivariate measurements require variables selection and ordering. Stepwise procedures ensure a step by step method through which these variables are selected and ordered usually for discrimination and classification purposes. Stepwise procedures in discriminant analysis show that only important variables are selected, while redundant variables (variables that contribute less …

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STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON EDUCATION TRUST FUND ALLOCATION TO TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN SIX GEO-POLITICAL ZONES OF NIGERIA (1999-2007)

STATISTICAL ANALYSIS ON EDUCATION TRUST FUND ALLOCATION TO TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN SIX GEO-POLITICAL ZONES OF NIGERIA (1999-2007) ABSTRACT In this project entitled statistical analysis on education trust fund allocation to tertiary institutions in six geo-political zones of Nigeria, the average allocation to zones, method of distributions, extraction of principal components, classification of the components into …

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MODELING CARDIAC OUT–PATIENT FLOW IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (NAUTH) NNEWI WITH MONTE CARLO SIMULATION:  AN APPLICATION ON QUEUEING THEORY

MODELING CARDIAC OUT–PATIENT FLOW IN NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (NAUTH) NNEWI WITH MONTE CARLO SIMULATION:  AN APPLICATION ON QUEUEING THEORY ABSTRACT Cardiac outpatients are those with heart-related diseases but are not on admission. In the present study, a stochastic approach was used for modeling the cardiac outpatient flow in Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital …

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LOANS AND ADVANCES EVALUATION WITH DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY OF FIVE COMMERCIAL BANKS

LOANS AND ADVANCES EVALUATION WITH DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY OF FIVE COMMERCIAL BANKS ABSTRACT The study examined critical factors that discriminate between Non-performing loans and advances and performing ones in commercial Banks.  Non-performing credits has been a major cankerworm that continuously affects the Nigerian Banking System. A linear discriminant function  was developed after considering …

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ANALYSIS OF UNBALANCED FIXED-EFFECT NON- INTERACTIVE MODEL

ANALYSIS OF UNBALANCED FIXED-EFFECT NON- INTERACTIVE MODEL ABSTRACT This study examines the analysis of fixed-effect non-interactive unbalanced data by a method called Intra-Factor Design. And to derive this design for analysis, mathematically, the matrix version of the fixed-effect model, Yijk = µ + τi + βj + εijk, was used. This resulted to the definition …

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COMBINED EFFECTS OF PLAY-SIMULATIONS AND TEACHING WITH ANALOGY ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY

COMBINED EFFECTS OF PLAY-SIMULATIONS AND TEACHING WITH ANALOGY ON SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY ABSTRACT Excessive use of the lecture method in teaching science to secondary school students has been faulted by science educators: It leads to low and under achievements among other adverse effects. This study was therefore, carried out in response to …

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THE EVALUATION OF METHODIST MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES IN NKANULAND (1910-2000)

THE EVALUATION OF METHODIST MISSIONARY ACTIVITIES IN NKANULAND (1910-2000). ABSTRACT Since 1843, when Methodist church came to Nigeria from England, it has spread to many areas of this country. It  has created much influence in many areas and the church has contributed immensely in shaping  the history of Nkanuland in a especially way. Understandably it …

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SOCIO-RELIGIOUS ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF MODERNITY ON IGBO FAMILIES

SOCIO-RELIGIOUS ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF MODERNITY ON IGBO FAMILIES ABSTRACT Igbo family is faced with the challenges of modernity evident in innovations and changes in patterns of life. In the light of this, the study examined the socio-religious effects of modernity on Igbo family. The work studied patterns of life in the traditional Igbo …

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SOCIO-RELIGIOUS ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF MODERNITY ON IGBO FAMILIES

SOCIO-RELIGIOUS ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF MODERNITY ON IGBO FAMILIES ABSTRACT Igbo family is faced with the challenges of modernity evident in innovations and changes in patterns of life. In the light of this, the study examined the socio-religious effects of modernity on Igbo family. The work studied patterns of life in the traditional Igbo …

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QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF BOREHOLE WATERS IN ENUGU URBAN 

QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF BOREHOLE WATERS IN ENUGU URBAN  ABSTRACTS The quality assessment of borehole and well waters from ten locations in Enugu urban area were studied and compared with World Health Organisation standards. The parameters measured include temperature, color, pH, electrical conductivity, total hardness, calcium hardness, magnesium hardness, total solids, total dissolved solids, total suspended …

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INVESTIGATION OF EFFECTS OF TWO FLAME RETARDANTS ON THE FIRE CHARACTERISTICS OF FLEXIBLE POLYETHER FOAM

INVESTIGATION OF EFFECTS OF TWO FLAME RETARDANTS ON THE FIRE CHARACTERISTICS OF FLEXIBLE POLYETHER FOAM ABSTRACT This work studied the effects of two flame retardants on the fire characteristics of flexible polyether foam samples. Various concentrations of two flame retardants melamine and tri ammonium orthophosphate have been successfully incorporated into flexible polyurethane foam. Results of …

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INVESTIGATION OF EFFECTS OF ALUM AND POTASSIUM SESQUICARBONATE ON THE FIRE CHARACTERISTICS OF FLEXIBLE POLYURETHANE FOAM

INVESTIGATION OF EFFECTS OF ALUM AND POTASSIUM SESQUICARBONATE ON THE FIRE CHARACTERISTICS OF FLEXIBLE POLYURETHANE FOAM ABSTRACT The effectiveness of alum and potassium sesquicarbonate was studied by incorporating various concentrations of the flame retardants into the polyurethane foam sample. The flammability tests were carried out and the results showed that as the concentration of the …

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FLAMMABILITY STUDIES OF SOME FIRE TOLERANT TREES OF SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA 

FLAMMABILITY STUDIES OF SOME FIRE TOLERANT TREES OF SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Bush fire is a common hazard in South Eastern Nigeria as in other parts of the country during the harmattan.  Every year, thousands of hectares of  forests as well as suburban lands are severely burnt.  These forest fires have been catastrophic, destroying large areas …

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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COAL BRIQUETTE BLENDS WITH GROUNDNUT SHELL AND MAIZE COB

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF COAL BRIQUETTE BLENDS WITH GROUNDNUT SHELL AND MAIZE COB. ABSTRACT This work studied the effect of groundnut shell and maize cob on coal briquette. The ratio of coal: biomass prepared were 90:10, 85:15, 80:20, 75:25, 70:30, 100:0. The mixture was treated with Ca(OH) which serves as a desulphurizing agent, before briquetting. The …

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ANALYSES OF SOME SELECTED HEAVY METALS AND CONTAMINANTS IN UNDERGROUND WATER AND THREE SATELLITE RIVER STATIONS IN OWERRI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE

ANALYSES OF SOME SELECTED HEAVY METALS AND CONTAMINANTS IN UNDERGROUND WATER AND THREE SATELLITE RIVER STATIONS IN OWERRI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE. ABSTRACT Water samples from ground water and  some rivers from Owerri Local Government Area of Imo state Nigeria,  were investigated for contaminants and heavy metals.  The results obtained showed that in …

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THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN PRISON SERVICES IN ANAMBRA STATE: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS

THE MANAGEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN PRISON SERVICES IN ANAMBRA STATE: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS. ABSTRACT The Anambra Prison Services is like other Nigerian Prison Services. It is a complex organization faced with many managerial and structural problems, which hampers effective management of the services, thereby impacting it from achieving its set objectives as it is written …

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PROJECT ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA, A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH AND SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA 

PROJECT ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA, A STUDY OF IDEMILI NORTH AND SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT This study focuses on projects administration in the Idemili North and South Local Governments of Anambra State. The problem that attracted this study is poor projects administration/implementation in the two categories of Local Government in Nigeria. …

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MANAGEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CONFLICT IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS (A STUDY OF INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU

MANAGEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL CONFLICT IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS (A STUDY OF INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU ABSTRACT The broad objective of this work is to Appraise Industrial conflict in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions with a particular reference to Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu. The study investigated the causes and management of Industrial conflict in …

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AN ASSESSMENT OF PENSION REFORM AGENDA OF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO ADMINISTRATION 2004. (A STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR,) ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA.

AN ASSESSMENT OF PENSION REFORM AGENDA OF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO ADMINISTRATION 2004. (A STUDY OF FEDERAL MINISTRY OF INTERIOR,) ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA. ABSTRACT The broad objective of the study is to assess the pension reform agenda of OlusegunObasanjo Administration 2004; a study of Federal Ministry of Interior, Anambra State. The descriptive research method was used in …

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THE INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL TYPE AND PERCEIVED JOB CHARACTERISTICS ON ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOR OF WORKERS IN ANAMBRA STATE

THE INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL TYPE AND PERCEIVED JOB CHARACTERISTICS ON ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOR OF WORKERS IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The study described the influence of organizational type of perceived job characteristics on organizational citizenship behaviour of workers in Anambra State. A total of 250 participants were used in public and organized private sectors respectively. Job …

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THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS’ EFFECTIVENESS

THE EFFECT OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS’ EFFECTIVENESS ABSTRACT The study examined the effect of organizational culture on workers’ effectiveness. One hundred workers participated were 30 are males and 70 females. Their ages ranged between 20 -55 years with a mean age of 26 and SD of 3.24 and cuts across both male and female …

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STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT

STUDY OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANISATIONAL COMMITMENT ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment among officers of the Nigeria Immigration service in Anambra state. The population of the study was made up of one hundred (100) questionnaires measuring job satisfaction and organizational commitments were randomly distributed to …

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STIGMA CONSCIOUSNESS, COPING STRATEGIES AND CD4 COUNTS OF PERSONS WITH HIV/AIDS

STIGMA CONSCIOUSNESS, COPING STRATEGIES AND CD4 COUNTS OF PERSONS WITH HIV/AIDS ABSTRACT The study examined the influence of stigma consciousness (a belief or feeling that one will be negatively stereotyped by others) and coping strategies (social support, information and problem) on the CD4 counts (measure of immune system) of People Living With HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in …

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTORY AND PERFORMANCE AMONG OFFICER OF NIGERIA POLICE FORCE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT, JOB SATISFACTORY AND PERFORMANCE AMONG OFFICER OF NIGERIA POLICE FORCE ABSTRACT This is a research study on the relationship between organizational commitment, job satisfaction and performance among officers of Nigerian Police Forces. One hundred and sixteen officers of Nigerian Police Force who were randomly selected from several police stations in Anambra …

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  FAKE  DRUGS  AND  PEOPLE’S  PERCEPTION  OF HEALTHCARE  DELIVERY  SYSTEM  IN  ONITSHA  URBAN

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  FAKE  DRUGS  AND  PEOPLE’S  PERCEPTION  OF HEALTHCARE  DELIVERY  SYSTEM  IN  ONITSHA  URBAN.  ABSTRACT This study was conducted to assess the relationship between fake drug (FD) use and people’s attitude towards healthcare delivery system (HCDS). Participants (n = 103) were both healthcare providers (56) and consumers (47). 36 were males and 67 were females …

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INFLUENCE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND GENDER ON DEPRESSION

INFLUENCE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND GENDER ON DEPRESSION ABSTRACT This study centered on influence of psychotherapy and gender on depression. 60 participants were used in the study (30 males and 30 females). 15 of the males and 15 of the females were administered only positive self-talk and 15 participants of the female, and 15 of the …

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EFFECT OF GENDER AND FAMILIES SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN IDEMILI – SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

EFFECT OF GENDER AND FAMILIES SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN IDEMILI – SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The study centered on the effect of gender and socio-economic status on academic performance. Hundred students (43 males and 52 females) from Idemili-South Local Government Area were used in the …

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DEMOGRAPHIC AND ORGANISATIONAL ANTECEDENTS OF COMMITMENT AMONG SME EMPLOYEES IN IMO STATE NIGERIA

DEMOGRAPHIC AND ORGANISATIONAL ANTECEDENTS OF COMMITMENT AMONG SME EMPLOYEES IN IMO STATE NIGERIA ABSTRACT The study examined some demographic (gender, age, length of service, educational qualification and marital status) and organisational (level of job tension and perceived job characteristics) antecedents of commitment among employees of fourteen SMEs in Imo State of Nigeria. A total of …

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THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF PLATO’S CONCEPTION OF IDEAL STATE

THE EPISTEMOLOGY OF PLATO’S CONCEPTION OF IDEAL STATE ABSTRACT Plato introduced his ideal state to salvage bad governance that could spring up from bad leaders. He classified the citizens of his Republic into three categories; Guardian (Rulers), Auxiliaries (Military) and the Artisans (Farmers). He apportioned duties for each of the three classes and conditions that …

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PHILOSOPHICAL EVALUATION OF WALTER RODNEY’S CONCEPT OF DEVELOPMENT

PHILOSOPHICAL EVALUATION OF WALTER RODNEY’S CONCEPT OF DEVELOPMENT ABSTRACT The concept of Development falls under the Anthropological part of Philosophy, but in recent times, it is attracting scholarly discussions which demands Philosophical evaluation. Taking into consideration, the attributes of development which includes: ontological, cultural, social and psychological integration, many scholars from different fields of study …

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ARISTOTELIAN CONCEPT OF GOOD GOVERNMENT

ARISTOTELIAN CONCEPT OF GOOD GOVERNMENT ABSTRACT Albert Einstein, in a letter to a Rumanian friend Maurice Solvine from Princeton U.S.A. on April 10, 1938, says: “A fashion rule each age, without most people being able to see the tyrants that rule them” Although man as Aristotle opines is a political animal who desires and longs …

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A.J. AYER AND THE ELIMINATION OF METAPHYSICS

A.J. AYER AND THE ELIMINATION OF METAPHYSICS ABSTRACT A.J Ayer a logical positivist and indeed at all his fellow logical positivists were moved by the achievements and clarities in science and as it were, they moved to bring these achievements and clarities in science into philosophy. They believed that there are ambiguities and confusion in …

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THE CONTAMINATION OF SACHET AND BOTTLED WATER WITH PROTOZOAN PARASITES IN ONITSHA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

THE CONTAMINATION OF SACHET AND BOTTLED WATER WITH PROTOZOAN PARASITES IN ONITSHA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT The study investigated the presence of water-borne protozoan parasites in various packaged water samples in Onitsha South L.G.A., Anambra State between March and July 2009. G. lamblia and E. histolytica were identified using the wet …

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MOSQUITO SURVEY THROUGH LARVAL SAMPLING AND OVITRAPPING IN PARTS OF ASABA, DELTA STATE, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA

MOSQUITO SURVEY THROUGH LARVAL SAMPLING AND OVITRAPPING IN PARTS OF ASABA, DELTA STATE, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT A survey of the mosquito fauna of Asaba, the Delta State capital of Southwestern Nigeria was undertaken between January and March 2009. The mosquito breeding sites, distribution, abundance and the influence of ecological factors on the mosquito population were …

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INTESTINAL PARASITES AMONG UNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS, IN ORAIFITE, EKWUSIGO L.G.A., ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

INTESTINAL PARASITES AMONG UNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILS, IN ORAIFITE, EKWUSIGO L.G.A., ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.  ABSTRACT A study was conducted to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites among pupils in Unity primary school in Oraifite, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra State, Southeastern Nigeria. Of the 462 surveyed pupils, 47.6% had parasitic infection. Seven intestinal parasites …

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EFFICACY OF ARTESUNATE IN THE TREATMENT OF URINARY SCHISTOSOMIASIS AT UMUIKWU- ANAM COMMUNITY  IN ANAMBRA WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

EFFICACY OF ARTESUNATE IN THE TREATMENT OF URINARY SCHISTOSOMIASIS AT UMUIKWU- ANAM COMMUNITY  IN ANAMBRA WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT A  study on the efficacy of artesunate in the treatment of urinary schistosomiasis at Umuikwu- Anam community, Anambra West Local Government area was carried out between November 2008 and June …

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CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF ONCHOCERCIASIS IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES AND ONGOING CONTROL IN ANIOCHA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE.

CLINICAL MANIFESTATIONS OF ONCHOCERCIASIS IN SELECTED COMMUNITIES AND ONGOING CONTROL IN ANIOCHA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE. ABSTRACT A cross-sectional study was carried out in four farming communities in Aniocha North Local Government Area of Delta State of Nigeria, Idumuogo, Ogodor, Anioma and Ubulubu – between November 2008 and March 2009. The study …

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A SURVEY OF MALARIA VECTORS AND PARASITES IN AGUOWA COMMUNITY, ENUGU – EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, ENUGU STATE, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA

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A  HOSPITAL BASED STUDY OF MALARIA IN NDIEGORO COMMUNITY, ABA SOUTH L.G.A. ABIA STATE.

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MODELING AND EVALUATION OF A PASSIVE FLAT-PLATE SOLAR COLLECTOR

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HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV)-BLOOD INTERACTIONS: SURFACE THERMODYNAMICS APPROACH

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EVALUATION OF THE MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF POLYPROPYLENE/CALCIUM CARBONATE NANOCOMPOSITE AT VARIOUS CREEP CONDITIONS

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DEVELOPMENT OF A TRAY DRYER

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CRITICALITY MULTI-MODELLING AND SIMULATION OF SPARE PARTS INVENTORY CONTROL

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NEWSPAPER COVERAGE OF RURAL/URBAN PROBLEMS IN IMO STATE A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF DAILY CHAMPION, THE SUN AND VANGUARD NEWSPAPERS

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WH-QUESTION IN KỌRING (THE MOVEMENT OF THE WH-ELEMENT IN QUESTION FORMATION IN KỌRING)

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TRANSLATION: A PANACEA FOR BRIDGING COMMUNICATION GAP IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT SYSTEM

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TENSE AND ASPECT IN OGBUNIKE IGBO

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A STUDY OF LANGUAGE OF ADVERTISEMENT

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GLOBALIZATION AND CONTEMPORARY PRACTICES IN CORPORATE GOVERNANCE: AN APPRAISAL

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FAIR DEALING UNDER THE NIGERIAN COPYRIGHT LAW

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NTULERIKOTA OLUNDI ACHI NA IGBO IZUGBE

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SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CORRELATES OF PERCEIVED SEXUAL  BEHAVIOURS OF ADOLESCENTS IN IMO STATE, NIGERIA

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QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF DRINKING WATER IN ENUGU URBAN AND ITS HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

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INFLUENCE OF LOCATION AND GENDER ON PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED MOTOR SKILLS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENT IN AWKA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA,  ANAMBRA STATE

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WORKERS’ PERCEPTION OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION COMPONENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PLACE OF MAJOR EMMANUEL IFEAJUNA IN NIGERIA’S SOCIO-POLITICAL HISTORY BETWEEN JANUARY 1966 – AUGUST, 1967 

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EFFECTS OF COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING, ON MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS

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EFFECT OF COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING AND SHAPING TECHNIQUES IN HANDLING LATENESS TO SCHOOL AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SELECTED ASPECTS OF THE BLUEPRINT ON GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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THE IMPLICATIONS OF ONCHOCERCIASIS ON THE HEALTH CONDITIONS AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES IN OJI RIVER L.G.A OF ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA.

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GENOTOXIC EVALUATION OF ANAMBRA RIVER USING BIOMARKER

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EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF HEAVY METALS IN ANAMBRA RIVER

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACTS (EFFECTS) OF AGULU-NANKA GULLY EROSION, ANAMBRA STATE, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

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THE INCONSISTENCIES OF ENGLISH SPELLING AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING

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THE ENGLISH IRREGULAR VERBS: IMPLICATIONS FOR SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS

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THE COMMUNICATIVE IMPLICATIONS OF NIGERIAN ENGLISH USAGE

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GRAPHO-SYNTACTIC ERRORS IN THE LANGUAGE OF ADVERTISING IN NIGERIA

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EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT THROUGH LANGUAGE COMMUNICATION IN AN ORGANIZATION:  A STUDY OF DELTA STATE POLYTECHNIC, OGWASHI-UKU

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ASSESSING THE VERB AS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT IN ENGLISH

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A CONTRASTIVE ANALYSIS OF CONJUGATION OF ENGLISH AND IGBO VERBS

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REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING SYSTEM

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MODELING AND EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF IEEE 802.11b DISTRIBUTED COORDINATION FUNCTION (DCF) IN A  MULTI-RATE WIRELESS LAN

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EXPERT SYSTEM FOR LOCAL AREA NETWORK TROUBLESHOOTING 

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DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A WIRELESS MENU SELECTION SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC-QUEUE BASED SERVICE DELIVERY

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DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A MICROCONTROLLER-BASED VERSATILE Y- AND CROSS-JUNCTION TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM/TRAINER 

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROCONTROLLER BASED VERSATILE STEPPER MOTOR CONTROL SYSTEM

DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF A MICROCONTROLLER BASED VERSATILE STEPPER MOTOR CONTROL SYSTEM ABSTRACT A microcontroller-Based Versatile Stepper Motor System/Trainer has been designed and implemented in this project. The developed prototype was built with readily available components including the AT89C51 Microcontroller which runs the control software and provides a flexible interface to the stepper motor drive. …

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DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A MICROCONTROLLER-BASED MAINS SWITCH CONTROL SYSTEM

DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A MICROCONTROLLER-BASED MAINS SWITCH CONTROL SYSTEM ABSTRACT Many people tend to enjoy use of facilities without control even when there are bills to settle to guarantee continuity. This project was born out of the desire to prevent damages and time wastage on control of industrial equipment. It is designed to control …

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CYBER SECURITY FOR GSM DATA PROTECTION

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A STUDY OF WIND POWERED TURBINE GENERATION

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRINCIPALS’ FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND TEACHERS’ TASK PERFORMANCE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ONITSHA EDUCATION ZONE.

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PRINCIPALS’ FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND TEACHERS’ TASK PERFORMANCE IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ONITSHA EDUCATION ZONE. ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationship between principals’ financial management strategies and teachers’ task performance in secondary schools in Onitsha Education Zone. Guided by three research questions and three null hypotheses. Two questionnares-How principals provide fund questionnaire (HPPFQ) …

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DEVELOPMENT AND VALIDATION OF A STRUCTURED CLINICAL ASSESSMENT TOOL FOR ASSESSING STUDENT NURSES’ CLINICAL COMPETENCE

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN USED IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE.

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN USED IN PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT This study examined the management of conflict in primary schools. The purposes of this study are to identify the strategies used by head teachers in managing conflict between teachers, and the strategies used by teachers in managing conflicts between pupils. The purpose of …

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ASSESSMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS APPLIED BY PRINCIPALS OF SCHOOLS OF NURSING IN THE SOUTH EAST ZONE OF NIGERIA

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THE ROLE OF COOPERATIVE IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION: A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES IN KADUNA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA

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THE IMPACT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS ON LOAN REPAYMENT, AMONG COOPERATIVE ENTERPRISES IN OSHIMILI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE 

THE IMPACT OF SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS ON LOAN REPAYMENT, AMONG COOPERATIVE ENTERPRISES IN OSHIMILI SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE  ABSTRACT 
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EVALUATION OF CONSUMER PATRONAGE OF CONSUMER COOPERATIVE STORES IN ENUGU STATE

EVALUATION OF CONSUMER PATRONAGE OF CONSUMER COOPERATIVE STORES IN ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT The research focuses on evaluating consumers Patronage of Consumer Cooperative Stores. A cross- sectional survey of two hundred (200) members of Consumer Cooperative was conducted to determine factors that influence consumers Patronage and also examine the level of patronage of consumer cooperative stores …

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ASSESSMENT OF THE ROLE OF GENDER IN COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT IN AWKA-NORTH L.G.A ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKERS AMONG SMALL HOLDER FARMERS: A CASE STUDY OF FARMERS’ MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES LIMITED IN EZEAGU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKERS AMONG SMALL HOLDER FARMERS: A CASE STUDY OF FARMERS’ MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETIES LIMITED IN EZEAGU LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT This  study  evaluates  the role  of Extension  Agents  in  enhancing the  performance  of  Farmers’  Multipurpose Cooperatives Societies (FMCS). The small scale farmers are grappling …

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RISK FACTORS FOR BREAST CANCER IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL IN ABUJA

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EVALUATION OF THE IMMUNIZATION STATUS OF CHILDREN IN A RURAL SUBURB OF ANAMBRA STATE –  A CASE STUDY OF ANAMBRA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA  

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BIRTH PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY READINESS PLANS OF ANTENATAL CLINIC ATTENDEES IN AMAKU GENERAL HOSPITAL AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE NIGERIA

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AWARENESS, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS TO ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING IN NNEWI NORTH L.G.A, ANAMBRA STATE.

AWARENESS, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS TO ADVERSE DRUG REACTION REPORTING IN NNEWI NORTH L.G.A, ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT This descriptive cross sectional survey was conducted on healthcare professionals working at different healthcare facilities in Nnewi North L.G.A of Anambra state to determine their awareness, attitude and practice to ADR reporting. The research was …

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ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFECTS OF PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION OF HIV (PMTCT) PROGRAMME ON MATERNAL AND  CHILD HEALTH AT NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (NAUTH) NNEWI

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ACHIEVING THE MDG 4: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE QUALITY OF CHILD HEALTH SERVICES IN  THE PUBLIC PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN NNEWI NORTH LGA OF ANAMBRA STATE.

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SERUM MINERALS, LIPIDS AND LIVER ENZYMES IN HIV POSITIVE SUBJECTS RECEIVING HIGHLY ACTIVE ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY (HAART)

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STUDIES ON THE TREATMENT OF COAL AND BREWERY WASTEWATER USING ADSORPTION AND COAGULATION– FLOCCULATION TECHNIQUES.

STUDIES ON THE TREATMENT OF COAL AND BREWERY WASTEWATER USING ADSORPTION AND COAGULATION– FLOCCULATION TECHNIQUES. ABSTRACT This work is an experiment of the treatment of coal and brewery wastewater using coagulation-flocculation and adsorption techniques. Jar test method was applied as the coagulation-flocculation technique while batch adsorption method was implemented as the adsorption technique. The coagulants …

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BENEFICIATION, DEPHOSPHORIZATION AND DESULPHURIZATION OF AGBAJA IRON ORE

BENEFICIATION, DEPHOSPHORIZATION AND DESULPHURIZATION OF AGBAJA IRON ORE ABSTRACT Iron ores are used in blast furnace for the production of pig iron; Agbaja Iron ore has an estimated reserve of over I billion metric tonnes. Unfortunately, this large reserve cannot be utilized for the production of pig iron due to its high sulphur and phosphorus …

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THE IMPACT OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF SOME SELECTED ORGANISATIONS IN THE  SERVICE INDUSTRY: FIRST BANK NIGERIA PLC ENUGU AND ZODIAC HOTELS LTD ENUGU

THE IMPACT OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT ON ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF SOME SELECTED ORGANISATIONS IN THE  SERVICE INDUSTRY: FIRST BANK NIGERIA PLC ENUGU AND ZODIAC HOTELS LTD ENUGU ABSTRACT This research investigated the impact of training and development on organizational performance mainly in the service industry. The investigation focused on the impact of training …

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THE EFFECT OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ON ORGANIZATIONS PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF KRISORAL GROUP OF COMPANIES LIMITED ONITSHA)

THE EFFECT OF STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ON ORGANIZATIONS PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF KRISORAL GROUP OF COMPANIES LIMITED ONITSHA) ABSTRACT The topic of this project is “the effect of strategic management on organization’s performance”, with a particular reference to Krisoral Group of company’s Ltd Onitsha.  The problem of this study si that most business organizations fail not …

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STRATEGIC PLANNING AND THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS.

STRATEGIC PLANNING AND THE ACHIEVEMENT OF ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS. ABSTRACT Strategic planning is one of the most important and vital stage in strategy. Strategic planning is important in achievement of organizational goals because it directs the steps to be used in achieving that goals that the organization needs. This work examines strategic planning and its achievement …

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STAFF MOTIVATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF ZENITH BANK PLC, AWKA)

STAFF MOTIVATION AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE (A CASE STUDY OF ZENITH BANK PLC, AWKA) ABSTRACT This research identified the relationship of improved staff performance and organizational achievement beyond targets among the employees of Zenith Bank Plc, Awka. Staff motivation (independent variable) leads to “improved” staff performance (dependent variable) with either negative or positive results depending on …

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS ABSTRACT The research examined factors of effective maintenance management in the public sector. Data gathering and analysis involved personal interview and questionnaire.  The research hypothesis was subjected to test and analysis using chi-square (x2). The tested hypothesis disclosed that funds were the key to project success and …

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MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION AND TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT.  A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY PLC NGWO ENUGU

MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION AND TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT.  A STUDY OF NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY PLC NGWO ENUGU ABSTRACT The total quality of management is a philosophy of management that is driven by the constant attainment of customer satisfaction through the continuous improvement of all organizational processes. This study examined how multinational corporations use total quality management to …

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MOTIVATION, LEADERSHIP AND CORRUPTION. A STUDY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (C.A.C), ABUJA.

MOTIVATION, LEADERSHIP AND CORRUPTION. A STUDY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS COMMISSION (C.A.C), ABUJA. ABSTRACT This study focused primarily on Motivation, Leadership and Corruption in Corporate Affairs Commission.   It is also used to tackle the problems of non existence of Motivation, Leadership and high level of Corruption in an organization at all levels in Corporate Affairs Commission.   …

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MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: A STUDY OF SELECTED TELECOMMUNICATION FIRMS IN DELTA STATE

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: A STUDY OF SELECTED TELECOMMUNICATION FIRMS IN DELTA STATE ABSTRACT The study examined the contributions of Materials Management to organizational effectiveness, determined all the areas covered in the materials management functions, ascertained the level of attention given to the materials management functions in the telecom industry, and found out how …

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HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING (ETD) AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN SCOA NIGERIA PLC. 

HUMAN RESOURCE TRAINING (ETD) AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN SCOA NIGERIA PLC.  ABSTRACT This research study investigated human resources training and development practices in a business organization. The purpose of this study was to find out if training and development programs in business organization have impact on organizational performance. This study was descriptive. Survey methods were …

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CORPORATE PERFORMANCE AND TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT  (A STUDY OF MILLENNIUM INDUSTRY LTD AWKA) 

CORPORATE PERFORMANCE AND TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT  (A STUDY OF MILLENNIUM INDUSTRY LTD AWKA)  ABSTRACT Total quality management, which is the practice of striving fore customer satisfaction by ensuring quality from all departments in an organization deals mainly with top management commitments and employees involvement. Top management trying to make the employees part of the processes …

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC, NINTH MILE ENUGU.

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIAN BREWERIES PLC, NINTH MILE ENUGU. ABSTRACT In a society where people with a diverse interests, views and values co-exist, differences between such individuals and group are to be expected. This research “CONFLICT MANAGEMENT & ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE”, in Nigerian Breweries Plc, Enugu, is aimed at critically looking at conflict …

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THE ROLE OF CONSULTANT BUILDER IN MINIMIZING CHANGE ORDER IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT)

THE ROLE OF CONSULTANT BUILDER IN MINIMIZING CHANGE ORDER IN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. A CASE STUDY OF PUBLIC BUILDING PROJECT) ABSTRACT Changes to original design occur during construction to most projects, such changes leads to increased cost, and delays as it affects time of completions, these changes are due to design errors, omission and discrepancies that …

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THE INFLUENCE OF NATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS SAFETY CLIMATE IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

THE INFLUENCE OF NATIONAL CULTURE ON WORKERS SAFETY CLIMATE IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ABSTRACT The research explored and analyzed the influence of national culture on workers safety climate in the Nigeria construction industry.  It identified the attitudes and perceptions of construction workers towards safety, the national culture dimensions that influence workers attitudes and perceptions …

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SUSTAINABLE CEMENT UTILIZATION IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE NIGERIA  

SUSTAINABLE CEMENT UTILIZATION IN ENUGU, ENUGU STATE NIGERIA   ABSTRACT The research work examined and analyzed Sustainable Cement Utilization in Enugu, Enugu State Nigeria. The research was carried out between July 2009 and January 2010. Sustainability is the power to use a thing and still keep it going or maintained for the next use. (Oxford …

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RETRAINING OF PROFESSIONAL BUILDERS IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 

RETRAINING OF PROFESSIONAL BUILDERS IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY  ABSTRACT This work studied the retraining of professional builders in the Nigerian construction industry. The study identified the key areas of professional practices of a builder, the skills and competencies required by professional builder, the means of developing professional builders for continuous improvement and benefits of …

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MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON PORT HARCOURT CONSTRUCTION SITES

MATERIALS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES ON PORT HARCOURT CONSTRUCTION SITES ABSTRACT The current economic crisis has widened the gap between resources requirements to meet planned goals and the projected availability of funds for construction projects. Ineffective materials management has become a source of problem to successful construction project management, because materials take about 65 percent of the …

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LATE AND NON PAYMENT ISSUES IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-CONTRACTORS’ PERSPECTIVE IN ENUGU STATE

LATE AND NON PAYMENT ISSUES IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-CONTRACTORS’ PERSPECTIVE IN ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT The construction industry plays an important role in Nigerian soci-economics development. It is both growth-imitating, and growth-dependent. The industry establishes buildings and infrastructure works required for socio-economic growth. The success of economic development will further lead to increase in disposal …

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INNOVATION PROCESSES AND PRACTICES IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA 

INNOVATION PROCESSES AND PRACTICES IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY IN ANAMBRA STATE OF NIGERIA  ABSTRACT This study “innovation process and practices in construction industry in Anambra State of Nigeria” examined and assessed the level of innovation in the construction industry. An analysis of the relevant literatures was carried out. The analysis revealed that there are innovation drivers …

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EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA

EVALUATING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PROJECT DELIVERY METHODS IN SOUTH-EAST NIGERIA ABSTRACT This research studied “evaluating the effectiveness of project delivery methods in South-East Nigeria”. There are alternatives delivery methods for executing a project, the choice of selection are mostly done on familiarity bases, which is purely subjective and may not offer a better approach to …

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CURBING CORRUPTION IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROCESS IN NIGERIA

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CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN NIGERIA

CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) IN NIGERIA ABSTRACT The research work became necessary because of the huge sum experided as well as the incentive available to foreign investors and yet we have not experienced the much needed to influx of FDI. FDI being the catalyst for industrial and economic development is needed to …

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CULTURAL CONDITIONS AFFECTING ANTIBIOTIC PRODUCTION BY STREPTOMYCES SPECIES

CULTURAL CONDITIONS AFFECTING ANTIBIOTIC PRODUCTION BY STREPTOMYCES SPECIES ABSTRACT A total of 106 actinomycetes isolated from the rhizosphere of plants in abbatoir and refuse dumps in Awka and Onitsha were investigated for the production of antimicrobial substances. Five of them were found to show antimicrobial activity against Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria as well …

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THE IMPLICATION OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE ON DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO’S CIVILIAN ADMINISTRATION

THE IMPLICATION OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE ON DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA A STUDY OF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO’S CIVILIAN ADMINISTRATION ABSTRACT Political violence was a recurring issue in former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s civilian administration between 1999 and 2007. This study therefore sets out to examine its implications on democratic consolidation in Nigeria. In order to do that, the …

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EPISTEMOLOGICAL CERTAINTY IN EDMUND HUSSERL’S PHENOMENOLOGY:  A CRITICAL EVALUATION

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A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF JOHN DEWEY’S INSTRUMENTALISM ON ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT

A PHILOSOPHICAL ANALYSIS OF THE IMPLICATIONS OF JOHN DEWEY’S INSTRUMENTALISM ON ENTREPRENEURIAL DEVELOPMENT ABSTRACT This work is an attempt to examine the philosophical arguments presented by John Dewey with respect to the theory of knowledge for practical gains. The work sought to clearly articulate Dewey’s thought within the framework of ideas and experience and how …

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TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION OF TEACHING FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE

TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION OF TEACHING FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT This study examined the teachers’ perception of teaching family life education in secondary schools in Anambra State. Four research questions guided the conduct of the study. Two hypotheses were formulated for the study. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for …

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TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION OF GUIDANCE COUNSELLORS’ TASK PERFORMANCE IN ANAMBRA STATE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS

TEACHERS’ PERCEPTION OF GUIDANCE COUNSELLORS’ TASK PERFORMANCE IN ANAMBRA STATE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS ABSTRACT This study investigated teachers’ perception of guidance counsellors’ task performance in Anambra state public secondary schools. Four research questions and three null hypotheses guided the study. The study reviewed related literatures under conceptual, theoretical and empirical studies. Descriptive survey research design …

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TEACHER PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES AND QUALITY EDUCATION DELIVERY IN ABIA STATE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS’ CONFLICT RESOLUTION STRATEGIES AND TEACHERS’ JOB SATISFACTION IN ANAMBRA STATE PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MARITAL CONFLICT AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF PART-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, IGBARIAM CAMPUS.

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MARITAL CONFLICT AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF PART-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN CHUKWUEMEKA ODUMEGWU OJUKWU UNIVERSITY, IGBARIAM CAMPUS. ABSTRACT The study examined the relationship between marital conflict and academic achievement of married part-time students of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus. The study was guided by five research questions and five null hypotheses tested at …

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNICATION STYLES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS IN ANAMBRA STATE

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COMMUNICATION STYLES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The study investigated the relationship between communication styles and administrative effectiveness of public secondary school principals in Anambra State. Correlational design was used for the study. The study guided by five research questions and five hypotheses respectively. The population …

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PREMARITAL COHABITATION AS A PREDICTOR OF ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN ANAMBRA STATE

PREMARITAL COHABITATION AS A PREDICTOR OF ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The study investigated premarital cohabitation as a predictor of academic engagement among undergraduates in public universities in Anambra state. Four research questions and four null hypotheses guided the study. Conceptual, theoretical and empirical studies were reviewed. The study …

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MANAGERIAL STRATEGIES EMPLOYED BY PRINCIPALS IN HANDLING INDISCIPLINE AMONG PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE.

MANAGERIAL STRATEGIES EMPLOYED BY PRINCIPALS IN HANDLING INDISCIPLINE AMONG PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE. ABSTRACT The study investigated indiscipline in secondary schools in Anambra state with the purpose of finding out the strategies for handling indiscipline or misconduct among students in secondary schools. Hence the purpose of the study was to find out …

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MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR CURBING SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS’ APATHY TO IN-SCHOOL EXTERNAL EXAMINATIONS IN ANAMBRA STATE

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INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT LEVELS ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT OF ADOLESCENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE

INFLUENCE OF MATERNAL EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT LEVELS ON PSYCHOSOCIAL ADJUSTMENT OF ADOLESCENTS IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT This study was embarked upon to determine the influence of maternal educational attainment levels on the psychosocial adjustments of adolescents in secondary schools in Anambra State, Nigeria. This study was carried out in three education zones, Awka, Onitsha and Nnewi …

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EFFECT OF COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING ON SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS

EFFECT OF COGNITIVE RESTRUCTURING ON SCHOOL ADJUSTMENT OF IN-SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS ABSTRACT This study examined effect of cognitive restructuring on school adjustment of maladjusted in-school adolescents in Anambra state. The main purpose of the study is to examine the effect of cognitive restructuring on school adjustment of maladjusted in-school adolescents in Ogidi Education Zone of Anambra …

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ASSESSMENT OF IMPLEMENTATION OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING PROGRAMMES IN POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE

ASSESSMENT OF IMPLEMENTATION OF GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING PROGRAMMES IN POST-PRIMARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE ABSTRACT The study assessed the implementation of guidance and counselling programmes in public post-primary schools in Anambra state. Four research questions and four null hypotheses guided the study. Conceptual, theoretical and empirical studies were reviewed. The study adopted evaluative research design. …

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WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND FIRMS’ FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF SELECTED QUOTED MANUFACTURING FIRMS IN NIGERIA)

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MONETARY POLICY AND THE PERFORMANCE OF THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY: SECTORIAL ANALYSIS (1986-2017)

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UTILIZATION OF SODIUM BICARBONATE-TREATED MAIZE COB AND BREWERS DRIED GRAIN MIXTURE AS FEED INGREDIENT IN BROILER CHICKEN

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COMPARATIVE STUDY OF LOAN REPAYMENT AND DEFAULT BY LARGE AND SMALL SCALE FARMER-BENEFICIARIES OF BANK OF AGRICULTURE LOANS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

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THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES ON THE PREVENTION OF LESBIANISM AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN NIGERIA INSTITUTIONS. A CASE STUDY OF ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY, AKUNGBA-AKOKO

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TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES OF MECHANICAL OIL PALM PROCESSORS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

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CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE EFFECTIVENESS IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

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AN ANALYSIS OF THE PROOF OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE UNDER NIGERIAN LAW

AN ANALYSIS OF THE PROOF OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE UNDER NIGERIAN LAW Litigation against professionals such as; lawyers, Medical Practitioners, engineers, surveyors, architects, accountants, among others, for professional negligence, unethical practice or incompetence are not common in this country. This is so notwithstanding the fact that very grave consequences may result from the acts of these …

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PROBLEM AFFECTING THE OPERATION OF SMALL SCALES BUSINESS AND SURVIVAL IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF NNEWI NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ANAMBRA STATE

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THE DETERMINANT OF SAVINGS IN NIGERIA (1985-2011)

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The Impact of Manufacturing Capacity Utilization on the Economy of Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis

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INFLUENCE OF MARITAL CONFLICTS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF MARRIED STUDENTS IN STATE OWNED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS OF KADUNA STATE

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PHARMACY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MATHEMATICS ANXIETY AND PERFORMANCE AMONG SECONDARY STUDENTS IN ZARIA EDUCATION ZONE, KADUNA STATE.

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MATHEMATICS ANXIETY AND ITS EFFECTS ON STUDENT’S CAREER CHOICE. A CASE STUDY OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN CHIKUN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

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SOCIO-ECOLOGICAL FACTORS PREDICTING THE PREVALENCE OF OBESITY AMONG SELECTED SENIOR SECONDARY STUDENTS IN ADO LOCAL GOVERNMENT, EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

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SEXUAL BEHAVIOUR AS A CORRELATE OF VOLUNTARY COUNSELING AND TESTING UTILIZATION FOR HIV/AIDS AMONG STUDENTS OF PORT-HARCOURT POLYTECHNIC, RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

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PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS RELATED TO SUICIDAL IDEATION AMONG STUDENTS IN A PRIVATE UNIVERSITY IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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PREVENTION AND TREATMENT RESPONSIVENESS OF CAREGIVERS OF UNDER-5 YEAR OLDS, TOWARDS DIARRHEA ILLNESS, IN DAYCARE CENTERS, IN ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT RESPONSIVENESS OF CAREGIVERS OF UNDER-5 YEAR OLDS, TOWARDS DIARRHEA ILLNESS, IN DAYCARE CENTERS, IN ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Diarrhea is a deadly disease affecting both young and old, however causing high morbidity and mortality in children under the age of five years around the world, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, with a …

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PREDICTORS OF INFANT-SURVIVAL PRACTICES AMONG MOTHERS ATTENDING PAEDIATRIC CLINICS IN IJEBU-ODE, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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PATTERNS OF SMOKING AND HEALTH RISK PERCEPTION OF OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTHS IN SELECTED MOTOR PARKS IN OSHODI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

PATTERNS OF SMOKING AND HEALTH RISK PERCEPTION OF OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTHS IN SELECTED MOTOR PARKS IN OSHODI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The impact of smoking and tobacco use on health cannot be over emphasized. Cigarette smoking remains a gigantic public health problem and is still regarded as one of the leading preventable …

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PARENTAL INFLUENCE ON ADOLESCENTS’ DIETARY PATTERNS IN ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

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MALARIA PREVENTION, CONTROL AND TREATMENT PRACTICES AMONG TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION STAFF AND STUDENTS RESIDENT IN IJAGUN COMMUNITY, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, PERCEPTION AND CYBER-ACTIVITY OF STUDENTS ON CYBER VICTIMIZATION IN BABCOCK UNIVERSITY, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION WITH REGARDS TO PREVENTION OF HYPERTENSION AMONG BANKERS IN MUSHIN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, LAGOS, NIGERIA

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INFORMATION, MOTIVATION AND BEHAVIOURAL SKILLS AS PREDICTORS OF UTILIZATION OF UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS AMONG NURSES IN SAGAMU, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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INFLUENCE OF PARENTING STYLES ON ADOLESCENTS’ SELF-ESTEEM IN SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ABEOKUTA NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH HEALTH CARE-SEEKING BEHAVIOUR REGARDING PRE-ECLAMPSIA AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CENTRES IN SAGAMU, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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DETERMINANTS OF BIRTH-DELIVERY INTENTION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN ABEOKUTA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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CHILD-SURVIVAL MESSAGE-COMMUNICATION SKILLS, ATTITUDE OF HEALTH WORKERS AND MOTHERS’ READINESS TO ADOPT SURVIVAL STRATEGIES AMONG ATTENDEES IN ADEOYO MATERNITY HOSPITAL, IBADAN

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BARRIERS TO EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING PRACTICE AMONG HIV POSITIVE MOTHERS ATTENDING PREVENTION OF MOTHER TO CHILD TRANSMISSION CLINIC, SAGAMU, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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MANPOWER PLANNING, WORK ENVIRONMENT AND SERVICE DELIVERY IN OGUN STATE HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT BOARD

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EFFECTS OF POLICY ON NURSES’ WORK ATTITUDE AND PATIENTS’ SATISFACTION WITH SERVICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIAN TEACHING HOSPITALS

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UTILIZATION OF DONABEDIAN MODEL IN EVALUATION OF MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTHCARE QUALITY SERVICE IN SELECTED HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN ILE-IFE

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PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT AND SOCIO – DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLES AS CORRELATES OF QUALITY OF LIFE AMONG HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME PATIENTS IN A TEACHING HOSPITAL, OGUN STATE.

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NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDER-FIVE CHILDREN AND ASSOCIATED FACTORS IN OKEYINMI COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTRE, ADO-EKITI

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NURSING INTERVENTION ON THE MIDWIVES’ SKILLS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF POSTPARTUM HAEMORRHAGE IN SELECTED SECONDARY HEALTH FACILITIES IN ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

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IMPACT OF A TRAINING PROGRAMME ON UTILIZATION OF NURSING PROCESS AMONG COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSES IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN IJEBU-ODE LGA

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FACTORS INFLUENCING UMBILICAL CORD CARE PRACTICES AMONG MOTHERS ATTENDING INFANT WELFARE CLINIC IN SELECTED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN JOS-NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, PLATEAU STATE

FACTORS INFLUENCING UMBILICAL CORD CARE PRACTICES AMONG MOTHERS ATTENDING INFANT WELFARE CLINIC IN SELECTED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN JOS-NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, PLATEAU STATE ABSTRACT In Nigeria, just like in other developing countries, umbilical cord infections contribute significantly to neonatal morbidity and mortality. The increasing number of mothers returning to the health care facility …

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EVALUATION OF PREOPERATIVE NURSING INTERVENTION ON ANXIETY STATE AND POST OPERATIVE PAIN AMONG SURGICAL PATIENTS OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALS COMPLEX, ILE-IFE OSUN STATE

EVALUATION OF PREOPERATIVE NURSING INTERVENTION ON ANXIETY STATE AND POST OPERATIVE PAIN AMONG SURGICAL PATIENTS OF OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITALS COMPLEX, ILE-IFE OSUN STATE  ABSTRACT Preoperative anxiety is a challenging concept in the preoperative care of patients and its incidence varies with different settings. The experience of anxiety state has been linked with the …

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EFFECT OF NURSING INTERVENTION PROGRAMME ON BREASTFEEDING RELATED PROBLEMS AMONG THE NURSING MOTHERS IN TWO SELECTED PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN KADUNA SOUTH, NIGERIA

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EFFECT OF NURSE-LED TRAINING ON SELF-MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES AMONG DIABETIC PATIENTS ATTENDING MEDICAL OUT-PATIENT CLINIC IN GENERAL HOSPITAL ODAN LAGOS STATE

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EFFECT OF A TRAINING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE OF LIFESTYLE MODIFICATION AMONG HYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS ATTENDING OUT-PATIENT CLINICS IN LAGOS

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EFFECT OF A NURSE-LED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION AND TREATMENT AMONG NURSES IN TWO TEACHING HOSPITALS IN OGUN STATE

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EFFECT OF A NURSE-LED TRAINING PROGRAMME ON KNOWLEDGE OF RISKY BEHAVIOURS AMONG MOTORCYCLE OPERATORS IN ADO – EKITI, EKITI STATE, NIGERIA

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EFFECT OF NURSING- BASED INTERVENTION ON EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING PRACTICE AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN   ATTENDING TWO PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTERS IN IKENNE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OGUN STATE

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ASSESSMENT OF HEALTHCARE WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AMONG HEALTH WORKERS IN ABEOKUTA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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INFLUENCE OF PARENTAL PERSONALITY ON OFFSPRING PERSONALITY TRAITS.

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PREVALENCE OF MULTIDRUG RESISTANT LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATED STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS ISOLATED FROM NASAL PASSAGE OF HEALTHY CATTLE IN KARA MARKET OGUN STATE NIGERIA

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INTERNET PENETRATION AND THE ADOPTION OF TELEVISION STREAMING AMONG STAKEHOLDERS IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA

INTERNET PENETRATION AND THE ADOPTION OF TELEVISION STREAMING AMONG STAKEHOLDERS IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA  ABSTRACT The Internet has revolutionised the different sectors of the society, including the media industry. One of the innovative applications of the Internet to the media industry is television streaming- a process through which television stations upload daily programmes to their online …

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INTERACTIVE MEDIA SALES PROMOTION TYPOLOGIES AND TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATORS’ BRAND EQUITY AMONG CIVIL SERVANTS IN LAGOS AND OGUN STATES, NIGERIA

INTERACTIVE MEDIA SALES PROMOTION TYPOLOGIES AND TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATORS’ BRAND EQUITY AMONG CIVIL SERVANTS IN LAGOS AND OGUN STATES, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Nigerian telecommunication industry has evolved into a competitive sphere as operators endeavour to entreat and win customers through monetary and non-monetary sales promotion typologies. Telecommunication operators utilise sales promotion to create brand awareness, encourage brand …

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FOREIGN TELEVISION STATIONS’ REPRESENTATION AND THE PERCEPTION OF NIGERIA’S IMAGE BY YOUTHS IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA

FOREIGN TELEVISION STATIONS’ REPRESENTATION AND THE PERCEPTION OF NIGERIA’S IMAGE BY YOUTHS IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA ABSTRACT Nigeria youths are perhaps vulnerable victims of foreign television programmes transmitted to Nigeria. The manner in which the foreign television stations represent the image of the Nigerian society appears imbalanced. This could impact on the perception …

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EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA HEALTH COMMUNICATION ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND INTENTION TO ADOPT HEALTH-ENHANCING BEHAVIOUR AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY AND TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, NIGERIA

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA HEALTH COMMUNICATION ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND INTENTION TO ADOPT HEALTH-ENHANCING BEHAVIOUR AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY AND TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT  Studies have shown that the burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and hypertension is on the increase in Nigeria. Adequate knowledge, positive attitude and …

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ATTITUDE OF UNDERGRADUATES TO THE 18+ WARNING SIGN IN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ADVERTISEMENTS IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA

ATTITUDE OF UNDERGRADUATES TO THE 18+ WARNING SIGN IN ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ADVERTISEMENTS IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Advertising has been identified as one of the factors that increase the likelihood of alcoholic beverage consumption especially among the youth (Alcohol Concern, 2013). Through the use of advertising execution techniques such as humour, celebrity endorsement …

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ONLINE ADVERTISING AND CONSUMERS’ PERCEPTION ON PURCHASE DECISION OF SMARTPHONES

ONLINE ADVERTISING AND CONSUMERS’ PERCEPTION ON PURCHASE DECISION OF SMARTPHONES ABSTRACT Advertising as a profession and a field of study explains the reason why it cannot be underestimated. However, advertising in the 21st century has gone beyond making use of the traditional sources of the media to create awareness about product services, goods and ideas …

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INFLUENCE OF TRAINING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF HEALTH PROMOTERS IN MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH EDUCATION IN AKWA IBOM

INFLUENCE OF TRAINING ON THE PERFORMANCE OF HEALTH PROMOTERS IN MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH EDUCATION IN AKWA IBOM  ABSTRACT Maternal, new-born and child mortality have been on the front burner of public health policy makers and implementers for decades especially in developing and under developed countries. The inclusion of Maternal, New-born and Child Health …

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INFLUENCE OF TELEVISION POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS ON ELECTORATES’ PERCEPTION OF 2015 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

INFLUENCE OF TELEVISION POLITICAL ADVERTISEMENTS ON ELECTORATES’ PERCEPTION OF 2015 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES ABSTRACT This research examined the influence of television political advertising on electorate perception of candidate in the 2015 presidential election using Akure south local government as a case study. The study sought to find out the extent to which the electorates’ in Ondo …

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INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION SOURCES ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AMONG NURSING MOTHERS IN MINNA, NIGER STATE

INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION SOURCES ON KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICE OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING AMONG NURSING MOTHERS IN MINNA, NIGER STATE  ABSTRACT Over time information concerning exclusive breastfeeding has been passed to nursing mothers. This suggests that several information sources such as healthcare personnel’s or hospital attendants, family and friends, facebook, television, radio, newspaper have been used …

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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL HIV AND AIDS BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY, 2009-2014 IN THE PREVENTION OF HIV AND AIDS IN NIGERIA

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE NATIONAL HIV AND AIDS BEHAVIOUR CHANGE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY, 2009-2014 IN THE PREVENTION OF HIV AND AIDS IN NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Since the first case of HIV and AIDS in Nigeria, and the epidemics continually evolved with, Nigeria having a pathetic situation of fluctuating prevalence rate. In the bid to forestall this undulating situation …

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EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES IN ENHANCING CUSTOMERS’ SATISFACTION IN ENUGU WATER CORPORATION

EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF PUBLIC RELATIONS STRATEGIES IN ENHANCING CUSTOMERS’ SATISFACTION IN ENUGU WATER CORPORATION ABSTRACT This study examined the effectiveness of public relations strategies in enhancing customers’ satisfactions with particular reference to Enugu State Water Corporation Board, Enugu State. The objectives were to ascertain whether the customers of Enugu State Water Corporation Board, …

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) AS A CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY IN SELECTED OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES IN DELTA STATE, NIGERIA

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) AS A CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGY IN SELECTED OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES IN DELTA STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) involves giving back to the community where a business organisation operates. CSR is not supposed to be an occasional activity but a strategy that should be integrated into the overall operational plan …

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COMMUNICATION AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR CRISIS RESOLUTION IN SELECTED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN DELTA STATE NIGERIA

COMMUNICATION AS A MANAGEMENT TOOL FOR CRISIS RESOLUTION IN SELECTED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN DELTA STATE NIGERIA ABSTRACT Crises of different types occur between managements and students of tertiary institutions in Delta State, Nigeria. Communication is all embracing as far as crisis resolution is concerned. Communication is very vital to life and effective communication has the …

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ASSESSMENT OF ‘’HEALTH WATCH’’ INFLUENCE ON REDUCTION OF MATERNAL MORTALITY

ASSESSMENT OF ‘’HEALTH WATCH’’ INFLUENCE ON REDUCTION OF MATERNAL MORTALITY ABSTRACT This study assesses Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) “Health Watch” programme influence on reduction of maternal mortality in Anambra State. The main objective of the study was to assess whether the FRCN “Health Watch” programme influences women’s attitude towards adoption of best practices …

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SOCIAL MEDIA USE AS A DETERMINANT OF KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES AND SERVICE DELIVERY BY LIBRARIANS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

SOCIAL MEDIA USE AS A DETERMINANT OF KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES AND SERVICE DELIVERY BY LIBRARIANS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT The proliferation of information and communication technology has had a significant influence on knowledge sharing practices and service delivery in organizations. This has raised the consciousness of libraries to adopt the use …

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RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, COMPUTER LITERACY SKILLS AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF REGISTRY STAFF OF UNIVERSITIES IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, COMPUTER LITERACY SKILLS AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF REGISTRY STAFF OF UNIVERSITIES IN OGUN STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Best records management practices and computer literacy skills promote job performance of university registry staff through the records they create, use and maintain, hence the university administration rely much on it for quality decision making.  Then, …

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READING CULTURE AND USER SATISFACTION AS DETERMINANTS OF LIBRARY PATRONAGE BY UNDERGRADUATES IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA

READING CULTURE AND USER SATISFACTION AS DETERMINANTS OF LIBRARY PATRONAGE BY UNDERGRADUATES IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Library patronage is an essential factor for justifying the value and existence of libraries to the university community. However, observation and reports have showed significant decline in library patronage in many academic libraries in Nigeria. …

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LIBRARY INFRASTRUCTURE, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND MENTORING AS PREDICTORS OF TURNOVER INTENTIONS OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS IN SOUTH-SOUTH AND SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA

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LEADERSHIP STYLE, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND JOB EFFECTIVENESS OF LIBRARIANS IN UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA

LEADERSHIP STYLE, ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE AND JOB EFFECTIVENESS OF LIBRARIANS IN UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Job effectiveness of academic librarians in today’s information age is important as they are expected to be the vanguard of acquiring, processing, storing and disseminating information to users. It is of utmost importance for academic librarians to provide quality information …

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LEADERSHIP STYLE, ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE AND STAFF MOTIVATION AS CORRELATES OF JOB SATISFACTION AND TURNOVER INTENTION IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA

LEADERSHIP STYLE, ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE AND STAFF MOTIVATION AS CORRELATES OF JOB SATISFACTION AND TURNOVER INTENTION IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA ABSTRACT Human capital is a key success factor in any organisation. Dissatisfied and unhappy staff may not perform maximally, and this could affect an organisation’s products and services. This is why the general opinion …

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LEADERSHIP STYLE, EMPLOYEE TRUST, INFORMATION CULTURE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF STOCK BROKING FIRMS IN NIGERIA

LEADERSHIP STYLE, EMPLOYEE TRUST, INFORMATION CULTURE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF STOCK BROKING FIRMS IN NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Stockbroking firms play a fundamental role in a country’s capital market system. The performance of stockbroking firms is generally perceived as low by their customers. It was therefore, necessary to find out the extent to which this was true …

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INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT, JOB SATISFACTION AND EMPLOYEES’ COMMITMENT IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTH-EAST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE, NIGERIA

INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT, JOB SATISFACTION AND EMPLOYEES’ COMMITMENT IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTH-EAST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The success and failure of every institution largely depends on employees’ commitment. Institutional support and job satisfaction are considered essential factors for employee commitment to an organization. In the absence of commitment, organizations may suffer low productivity and …

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INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS, COMPUTER SELF-EFFICACY AND E-RESOURCES USE BY POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA

INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS, COMPUTER SELF-EFFICACY AND E-RESOURCES USE BY POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT The introduction of new technologies has had a significant influence on teaching, learning and research activities in universities. This has offered university libraries opportunities to provide information resources in a variety of formats. Studies have indicated …

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INFLUENCE OF PATIENT RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS ON EPIDEMIC CONTROL IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA

INFLUENCE OF PATIENT RECORDS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES, DISEASE SURVEILLANCE AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEMS ON EPIDEMIC CONTROL IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT  An epidemic free environment enhances the health status of all citizens in the community. The passive disease surveillance and notification systems occasioned by haphazard patient records management practices in the health facilities have led to devastating …

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ICT SKILLS, INFORMATION LITERACY AND USE OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES BY STUDENTS OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA

ICT SKILLS, INFORMATION LITERACY AND USE OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES BY STUDENTS OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT The use of Electronic Information Resources (EIRs) has become inevitable for higher education students in the digital age, given the volume of academic materials that are available in electronic rather than print format. Effective use …

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HEALTH INFORMATION RIGHTS AWARENESS, PERCEIVED STIGMATIZATION, PERSONAL FACTORS AND WILLINGNESS TO USE MENTAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES AMONG LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTHWEST, NIGERIA

HEALTH INFORMATION RIGHTS AWARENESS, PERCEIVED STIGMATIZATION, PERSONAL FACTORS AND WILLINGNESS TO USE MENTAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES AMONG LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTHWEST, NIGERIA  ABSTRACT  Mental health is a desirable state globally and a requirement for optimum performance in any area of human endeavour. Studies have shown that a lot of people have one mental challenge or …

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LIBRARY AUTOMATION, ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES’ USE AND PERFORMANCE OF LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA

LIBRARY AUTOMATION, ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES’ USE AND PERFORMANCE OF LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST NIGERIA  ABSTRACT Librarians’ performance is meeting information needs of users by providing quality services and resources. Library automation afford great chance for library personnel to get and use required information to enhance their effectiveness and efficiency. The use of electronic …

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LECTURERS’ ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES RETRIEVAL SKILLS, USE, AND TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN MONROVIA, LIBERIA

LECTURERS’ ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES RETRIEVAL SKILLS, USE, AND TEACHING EFFECTIVENESS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN MONROVIA, LIBERIA ABSTRACT Lecturers are expected to use Electronic Information Resources (EIR) to improve their research and teaching. However, it is not certain if private universities lecturers are effective in their teaching work or not, or if the skills needed to …

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LEADERSHIP STYLE, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE,   EMPOWERMENT AND TURNOVER INTENTIONS OF LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST AND SOUTH-SOUTH, NIGERIA

LEADERSHIP STYLE, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE,   EMPOWERMENT AND TURNOVER INTENTIONS OF LIBRARIANS IN PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST AND SOUTH-SOUTH, NIGERIA ABSTRACT  Digital revolution has brought about employee mobility resulting in increased turnover intentions which is now regarded as a global challenge; and universities are not excluded.  Employees seemed dissatisfied with their job; and many stayed due to …

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INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCE AND USE OF INFORMATION RESOURCES BY MEDICAL STUDENTS IN TWO UNIVERSITIES IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCE AND USE OF INFORMATION RESOURCES BY MEDICAL STUDENTS IN TWO UNIVERSITIES IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT  Information literacy competency has become inevitable especially with the rapid growth of information resources and advancement in technology. The need for information literacy competence among medical students is essential for their continuous access, retrieval and effective …

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INFORMATION BEHAVIOUR AND WORK EFFECTIVENESS OF PHYSICIANS IN SELECTED GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS IN EDO STATE, NIGERIA

INFORMATION BEHAVIOUR AND WORK EFFECTIVENESS OF PHYSICIANS IN SELECTED GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS IN EDO STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Physicians, as health care providers, require information to effectively carry out their duties. They need relevant, accurate and up-to-date information when making clinical decisions as the cost of wrong diagnosis could be fatal. It has, however, been observed that …

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ICT SKILLS, SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND SERVICE DELIVERY BY LIBRARIANS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA

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DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES AMONG TRADO-MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS IN IJEBU NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OGUN STATE, NIGERIA

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AWARENESS, USE AND USERS’ SATISFACTION WITH LIBRARY E-RESOURCES BY UNDERGRADUATES OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, LAGOS STUDY CENTRE

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ACCESSIBILITY, USE OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES AND RESEARCH OUTPUT OF LIBRARIANS IN  UNIVERSITIES IN EKITI, ONDO AND OSUN STATES, NIGERIA

ACCESSIBILITY, USE OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES AND RESEARCH OUTPUT OF LIBRARIANS IN  UNIVERSITIES IN EKITI, ONDO AND OSUN STATES, NIGERIA ABSTRACT  The accessibility of electronic information resources enhances librarians research output by providing various information needed for research. The availability of electronic information resources increases access and use of information materials which will be of …

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Women in Patriarchal System: A Study of Kaine Agary’s Yellow-Yellow, Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Trafficked and Nnamdi Okagbue’s Chika’s Shattered Dreams

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Varieties of English Language in three Selected Nigerian Novels

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THE PORTRAYAL OF HOMOSEXUALITY IN SELECTED AFRICAN PROSE

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SEXISM AND POWER DOMINANCE IN FEMI OSOFISAN’S ALTINE’S WRATH AND WOLE SOYINKA’S A PLAY OF GIANTS: A SOCIO-DISCOURSE ANALYTICAL STUDY

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PORTRAYAL OF GENDERED EXPERIENCES IN SELECTED AFRICAN MIGRANT NARRATIVES

PORTRAYAL OF GENDERED EXPERIENCES IN SELECTED AFRICAN MIGRANT NARRATIVES  ABSTRACT Migration over the years has become a recurrent theme in contemporary African literature. Existing studies on migration have focused mainly on the female gender in discourses of migration and gender. Literatures on gender and migration have evaded critical study of the experiences of both males …

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CONFLICTS IN PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIP SELECTED AFRICAN TEXT

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CODE-SWITCHING AND CODE-MIXING IN CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S PURPLE HIBISCUS, NKEM NWANKWO’S DANDA AND CYPRIAN EKWENSI’S JAGUA NANA

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ANALYSIS OF GRAMMATICAL ERRORS IN THREE SELECTED NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS

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AN ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDY OF SOCIO-POLITICAL COLUMNS IN SELECTED NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS

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A Morphological Analysis of the Inaugural Speeches of Governors James Onanefe Ibori, Emmanuel Ewetan Udughan and Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa of Delta State.

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A  LINGUISTIC ANALYSIS OF SELECTED NIGERIAN APPELLATE COURT JUDGEMENTS

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WORK-RELATED HAZARDS ENCOUNTERED BY PRINCIPALS IN ENFORCING DISCIPLINE IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ORLU EDUCATION OF IMO STATE.

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EXTENT OF TEACHERS’ PARTICIPATION IN ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION-MAKING IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN ANAMBRA STATE

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DESIGN OF AUTOMATED REMOTE POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ARPMS)

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DATA PRIVACY PRESERVING MODEL FOR HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEM

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A MOBILE-BASED FUZZY EXPERT SYSTEM FOR BREAST CANCER GROWTH PROGNOSIS

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IMPROVING POWER CHALLENGE IN QUALITY OF SERVICE OF MOBILE ADHOC NETWORK

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AN ENHANCED WEB-BASED ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM

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A WEB-BASED CLINICAL DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEM FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF DIABETES NEUROPATHY USING NAÏVE BAYES ALGORITHM

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A USABILITY EVALUATION MODEL FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES

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A SECURED GRAPHICAL AUTHENTICATION FOR WEB BASED APPLICATIONS

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A REAL TIME TRANSPORT INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR PUBLIC BUS TRANSPORT SERVICE IN NIGERIA

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POVERTY AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AS DETERMINANTS OF GIRL-CHILD PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS IN ONDO NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT OF ONDO STATE, NIGERIA

POVERTY AND EDUCATIONAL LEVEL AS DETERMINANTS OF GIRL-CHILD PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS IN ONDO NORTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT OF ONDO STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The main purpose of the study was to examine the influence of poverty and educational level on girl-child via their political participation in Ondo North Education (Senatorial) District of Ondo State, Nigeria. The methodology …

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ANALYSIS OF AN AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ONLINE BLENDING OF PETROL WITH CORROSION INHIBITOR IN THE DIRECT CONTINUOUS ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION AUTOMOBILE ENGINE

ANALYSIS OF AN AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR ONLINE BLENDING OF PETROL WITH CORROSION INHIBITOR IN THE DIRECT CONTINUOUS ELECTRONIC FUEL INJECTION AUTOMOBILE ENGINE ABSTRACT This work analysed the performance of an automatic control system for the online blending of petrol with corrosion inhibitor in the direct, continuous electronic fuel injection automobile engine. The automatic control …

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COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS (CFD) MODELING OF TURBULENCE INDUCED DRAG IN VEHICLE AERODYNAMICS

COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS (CFD) MODELING OF TURBULENCE INDUCED DRAG IN VEHICLE AERODYNAMICS ABSTRACT This research work focused on the use of an hybrid RANS-LES turbulence model in simulating and checking the drag performance characteristics of an aerodynamic vehicle. The Spalart-Allmaras shear stress transport (SST)- Scale Adaptive Simulation (SAS) Turbulence model was selected for use, and …

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DETERMINATION OF THE STATE OF STRESS BETWEEN ADHESIVELY BONDED SINGLE LAP-JOINTS.

DETERMINATION OF THE STATE OF STRESS BETWEEN ADHESIVELY BONDED SINGLE LAP-JOINTS. ABSTRACT        In this work, the state of stress between adhesively bonded single lap-joints was determined. The state of stress between adhesively bonded single lap-joints was determined by using a linear elastic analysis and experimental testing. In the analysis part of this work, the …

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ENERGY BENCHMARKING AND CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES IN PORTLAND CEMENT MANUFACTURING PROCESSES IN NIGERIA.

ENERGY BENCHMARKING AND CARBON FOOTPRINT REDUCTION OPPORTUNITIES IN PORTLAND CEMENT MANUFACTURING PROCESSES IN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT Energy benchmarking and carbon footprint reduction opportunities in Portland cement manufacturing processes in Nigeria are presented. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is used to estimate the environmental impact of three cement manufacturing processes in Nigeria. The energy consumption of the cement …

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INTEGRATION OF ATOMIZER INTO ECONOMIZER SYSTEM IN PETROL ENGINES

INTEGRATION OF ATOMIZER INTO ECONOMIZER SYSTEM IN PETROL ENGINES ABSTRACT The thesis is aimed at designing a fuel atomizer device to be incorporated in a fuel economizer system for use in petrol engines for more efficient fuel consumption. The principle adopted is based on the spraying paint machine. A compressor is used to compress air …

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INFLUENCE OF STABILIZERS ON THE FERMENTATION RATE AND NUTRITIVE VALUE OF SET YOGHURT

INFLUENCE OF STABILIZERS ON THE FERMENTATION RATE AND NUTRITIVE VALUE OF SET YOGHURT ABSTRACT Stabilized yoghurt samples were produced by reconstituting  powdered milk in water along  with sugar and 0, 0.5 and 1.0 % concentrations of carboxyl methyl cellulose (CMC), Corn starch and gum acacia before fermentation. The yoghurt samples were either produced as short …

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POTENTIALS OF PIPER GUINEENCE (SCHUM AND THOM) AND MONDORA MYRISTICA (GAERTN) FOR THE PROTECTION OF STORED MAIZE (ZEA MAYS) AGAINST SITOPHILUS ZEAMAIS

POTENTIALS OF PIPER GUINEENCE (SCHUM AND THOM) AND MONDORA MYRISTICA (GAERTN) FOR THE PROTECTION OF STORED MAIZE (ZEA MAYS) AGAINST SITOPHILUS ZEAMAIS ABSTRACT Undamaged  and uninfested maize grains were hand picked, packaged in moisture proof package and disinfested in the deep freezer for 96 hours. Thirty six sets (500g per set) of disinfested maize were …

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PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF BREAKFAST CEREALS FROM BLENDS OF AFRICAN YAM BEAN (SPHENOSTYLIS STENOCARPA), MAIZE (ZEA MAYS) AND DEFATTED COCONUT (COCOS NUCIFERA).

PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF BREAKFAST CEREALS FROM BLENDS OF AFRICAN YAM BEAN (SPHENOSTYLIS STENOCARPA), MAIZE (ZEA MAYS) AND DEFATTED COCONUT (COCOS NUCIFERA). ABSTRACT Six samples were generated by mixing the flours (AYB+ maize composite) with graded levels of defatted coconut flour (100:0, 90:10, 80:20, 70:30, 60:40, 50:50), sugar, salt, sorghum malt extract and water. Breakfast …

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PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF EXTRUDED SNACKS FROM COMPOSITE FLOUR OF BAMBARA GROUNDNUT (VOANDZEIA SUBTERRANEA (L) THOAUR ), HUNGRY RICE (DIGITARIA EXILIS STAPH.) AND CARROT (Daucus carota L.)

PRODUCTION AND EVALUATION OF EXTRUDED SNACKS FROM COMPOSITE FLOUR OF BAMBARA GROUNDNUT (VOANDZEIA SUBTERRANEA (L) THOAUR ), HUNGRY RICE (DIGITARIA EXILIS STAPH.) AND CARROT (Daucus carota L.) ABSTRACT In many developing countries such as Nigeria, malnutrition is an endemic dietary problem characterized by protein-energy malnutrition and micro-nutrient deficiency (Nnanyelugo, 1990; Bowley, 1995; Adelekan et al., …

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PRODUCTION AND QUALITY EVALUATION OF SPOONABLE AND DRINKABLE YOGHURT WITH WATERMELON (CITRULLUS LANATUS) JUICE AND PULP

PRODUCTION AND QUALITY EVALUATION OF SPOONABLE AND DRINKABLE YOGHURT WITH WATERMELON (CITRULLUS LANATUS) JUICE AND PULP ABSTRACT Yoghurt was produced and flavoured with graded levels of watermelon pulp and juice. Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) juice and pulp was used to substitute 0, 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50% of yoghurt. The chemical, sensory and microbiological properties …

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PRODUCTION, PROPERTIES AND SHELF – LIFE OF INTERMEDIATE MOISTURE SNAIL MEAT

PRODUCTION, PROPERTIES AND SHELF – LIFE OF INTERMEDIATE MOISTURE SNAIL MEAT ABSTRACT This research was carried out to study the influence of three cooking methods (frying, smoking and roasting) on the physicho-chemical properties  and the shelf – life of snail meat (Achachatina marginata). The snail meat was first washed using different washing agents (lime, alum, …

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EFFECT OF SMOKING AND OVEN-DRYING ON SHELF STABILITY AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF ATLANTIC MACKEREL FISH FILLETS (SCOMBOROMORUS SCOMBRUS)

EFFECT OF SMOKING AND OVEN-DRYING ON SHELF STABILITY AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF ATLANTIC MACKEREL FISH FILLETS (SCOMBOROMORUS SCOMBRUS) ABSTRACT The work was carried out to determine the effectiveness of smoking and oven drying on the shelf stability and sensory characteristics of Atlantic mackerel fish fillets during storage. In the study, mackerel fish was eviscerated and …

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EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF PLANTAIN FLOUR WITH OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM FLOURS AS DIETARY FIBER SOURCES ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND SERUM CHOLESTEROL

EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTATION OF PLANTAIN FLOUR WITH OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM FLOURS AS DIETARY FIBER SOURCES ON BLOOD GLUCOSE AND SERUM CHOLESTEROL ABSTRACT Flours were produced from unripe plantain fruit, okara, and Detarium microcarpum and analysed for selected properties. Plantain flours were supplemented with 5% levels of Detarium microcarpum and okara flours as dietary fiber …

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EFFECTS OF INCLUSION OF OYSTER MUSHROOM (PLEUROTUS SAJOR-CAJU) ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL, SENSORY AND MICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF HAMBURGER

EFFECTS OF INCLUSION OF OYSTER MUSHROOM (PLEUROTUS SAJOR-CAJU) ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL, SENSORY AND MICROBIAL PROPERTIES OF HAMBURGER ABSTRACT This research was conducted to determine the contribution of mushroom on the physico-chemical, nutritive and sensory properties of hamburger. Four burger samples were prepared with different combinations (0%, 20%, 40% and 60%) of mushroom. The inclusion of …

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EFFECTS OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE BIO-FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES OF PHYSIC NUT (JATROPHA GOSSYPIIFOLIA) LEAVES

EFFECTS OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE BIO-FUNCTIONAL PROPERTIES OF PHYSIC NUT (JATROPHA GOSSYPIIFOLIA) LEAVES ABSTRACT Jatropha gossypiifolia leaves were processed and fermented at room temperature at different time intervals. The products were further analysed to determine the nutritional and anti – nutritional components. The best samples were selected based on the iron content of the …

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EVALUATION OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION WITH TALINUM TRIANGULARE EXTRACT ON EGG QUALITY AND QUANTITY, HAEMATOLOGY, AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY IN PULLETS

EVALUATION OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTATION WITH TALINUM TRIANGULARE EXTRACT ON EGG QUALITY AND QUANTITY, HAEMATOLOGY, AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY IN PULLETS ABSTRACT Poultry products are among the most valuable sources of animal protein, and offer a means of meeting the animal protein needs of the population. Compounded poultry feed, physical inactivity of the birds due to overcrowding …

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EVALUATION OF GASOLINE GENERATOR MODIFIED FOR BIOGAS UTILIZATION

EVALUATION OF GASOLINE GENERATOR MODIFIED FOR BIOGAS UTILIZATION ABSTRACT This study addresses the design and modification of a gasoline generator to use biogas as an alternative fuel. The biogas was produced from fresh cow dung using a 10m3 fixed dome biodigester and the produced biogas scrubbed to improve its energy content per unit volume. A …

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EVALUATION OF NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIALS OF “ATAMA” (HEINSIA CRINATA) AND “UCHAKORO” (VITEX DONIANA) LEAVES

EVALUATION OF NUTRACEUTICAL POTENTIALS OF “ATAMA” (HEINSIA CRINATA) AND “UCHAKORO” (VITEX DONIANA) LEAVES ABSTRACT Extracts and powders produced from the leaves of two indigenous vegetables – ‘atama’ (Heinsia crinata) and ‘uchakoro’ (Vitex doniana) were evaluated. Four groups of processes were applied on the vegetables to obtain the samples: blanching, oven drying and milling; oven drying …

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CHANGES IN PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF INSTANT KUNUN ZAKI FLOURS PRODUCED FROM MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDUEM) AND MALTS OF COWPEA (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) AND SOYBEAN (Glycine max) DURING STORAGE.

CHANGES IN PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF INSTANT KUNUN ZAKI FLOURS PRODUCED FROM MILLET (PENNISETUM TYPHOIDUEM) AND MALTS OF COWPEA (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) AND SOYBEAN (Glycine max) DURING STORAGE. ABSTRACT In this study, instant kunun zaki powders were produced from millet-cowpea malt and millet- soybean malt. The instant powders were packaged in polypropylene plastics and stored for 3 …

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CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADITIONAL SNACKS PRODUCED FROM CITRULLUS VULGARIS S, GLYCINE MAX L, ARACHIS HYPOGEA L AND SCLEROTIUM TUBERYGII

CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADITIONAL SNACKS PRODUCED FROM CITRULLUS VULGARIS S, GLYCINE MAX L, ARACHIS HYPOGEA L AND SCLEROTIUM TUBERYGII ABSTRACT Melon snack was produced by the conventional method in which melon and ground yeast was used as the main ingredients, in addition to other ingredients. The proportion of melon and ground yeast were varied while the …

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CHEMICAL AND RHEOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF PRODUCTS FROM AFRICAN STAR APPLE (CHYROSOPHYLLUM ALBIDUM) PEELS AND COTYLEDONS.

CHEMICAL AND RHEOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF PRODUCTS FROM AFRICAN STAR APPLE (CHYROSOPHYLLUM ALBIDUM) PEELS AND COTYLEDONS. ABSTRACT The seeds and peels of African star apple (Chrysophyllum albidum) (“udara”) were split, followed by removal of mucilage from the seeds and subsequent cracking of the seed shells, and de-pulping of the peels. The seed cotyledons and peels were …

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CONTRIBUTIONS OF PACKAGING TO THE EXTENSION OF SHELF LIFE OF PROCESSED GRASSCUTTER MEAT (THYRONOMYS SWINDERIANUS).

CONTRIBUTIONS OF PACKAGING TO THE EXTENSION OF SHELF LIFE OF PROCESSED GRASSCUTTER MEAT (THYRONOMYS SWINDERIANUS). ABSTRACT Meat products are processed animal tissues which are used as foods. They are complex biomaterials that are subjected to many biological, chemical and physical changes that affect quality and shelf life (Hotchkiss, 2006). Biological changes are caused by micro-organisms …

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EFFECT OF CO-EXTRUDED FILM ON THE SHELF STABILITY OF SLICED SALTED PORK MEAT PRODUCT

EFFECT OF CO-EXTRUDED FILM ON THE SHELF STABILITY OF SLICED SALTED PORK MEAT PRODUCT ABSTRACT The study evaluated the efficiency of co-extruded polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) in extending the shelf-stability of unam inung traditional meat product during storage under ambient conditions. Fresh pork was processed, in traditional way, into unam inung meat …

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EFFECT OF DRYING AND STORAGE ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND PROTEIN QUALITY OF SMOKED HORSE MACKEREL (TRACHURUS TRACHURUS) FILLETS

EFFECT OF DRYING AND STORAGE ON THE PHYSICO-CHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND PROTEIN QUALITY OF SMOKED HORSE MACKEREL (TRACHURUS TRACHURUS) FILLETS ABSTRACT This study assessed the effect of drying on smoked horse mackerel fillets during storage at room temperature. Smoked horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) fillets were prepared by smoking brined horse mackerel fillets in a traditional improved …

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EFFECT OF OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM INCORPORATION ON THE QUALITY OF ‘TALIA’ PRODUCED FROM WHEAT AND SORGHUM FLOUR BLENDS

EFFECT OF OKARA AND DETARIUM MICROCARPUM INCORPORATION ON THE QUALITY OF ‘TALIA’ PRODUCED FROM WHEAT AND SORGHUM FLOUR BLENDS ABSTRACT The effect of Okara and Detarium microcarpum seed flours on the quality of talia noddles produced from wheat and sorghum flour composites was investigated. Composites of wheat semolina/sorghum flour blended in ratio of 100:0, 90:10, …

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EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND MICROBIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF VEGETABLE DRINK EXTRACT OF AFRICAN BUSH MANGO (IRVINGIA GABONENSIS)

EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND MICROBIOLOGICAL QUALITY OF VEGETABLE DRINK EXTRACT OF AFRICAN BUSH MANGO (IRVINGIA GABONENSIS) ABSTRACT The effect of processing methods on the chemical composition, proximate, mineral, vitamin and microbiological quality of vegetable drink extract of Irvingia gabonensis was studied. The processing methods included drying (shade and solar drying), …

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EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, HYPOGLYCEMIC AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC POTENTIALS OF VERNONIA AMYGDALINA (ONUGBU) AND GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM (UTAZI )VEGETABLE

EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, HYPOGLYCEMIC AND HYPOLIPIDEMIC POTENTIALS OF VERNONIA AMYGDALINA (ONUGBU) AND GONGRONEMA LATIFOLIUM (UTAZI )VEGETABLE ABSTRACT Vernonia amygdalina (VA) and Gongronema latifolium (GL) vegetables were processed using four methods; boiling for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 min, boiling for 5min each in a palm oil and salt (NaCl) …

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EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE QUALITY OF UGBA (PENTACLETHRA MACROPHYLLA BENTH)

EFFECT OF PROCESSING METHODS ON THE QUALITY OF UGBA (PENTACLETHRA MACROPHYLLA BENTH) ABSTRACT African oil bean seed slices (Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth) were prepared by two traditional methods, packaged in sterilized plastic containers and fermented at two different temperatures (ambient (28 ± 2 oC) and 37.5 oC temperature) for 96 hours to produce Ugba (a Nigerian …

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AS-BUILT MODEL OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE BUILDING UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA ENUGU CAMPUS USING LEICA HDS SCANSTATION 2

AS-BUILT MODEL OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN) CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE BUILDING UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA ENUGU CAMPUS USING LEICA HDS SCANSTATION 2 ABSTRACT Laser scanning technology has grown to become a useful surveying tool in many industries in the last decade. Laser scanning is now used in many areas such as surveying, engineering, mining, …

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AS-BUILT SURVEYING FOR THE FACILITY RETROFITTING OF AN OFFSHORE GAS PLANT USING LEICA SCANSTATION 2 HIGH DEFINITION SURVEYING INSTRUMENT

AS-BUILT SURVEYING FOR THE FACILITY RETROFITTING OF AN OFFSHORE GAS PLANT USING LEICA SCANSTATION 2 HIGH DEFINITION SURVEYING INSTRUMENT ABSTRACT 3D as-built models have been utilized over the years as an aid to several engineering activities and there are conventional survey methods; e.g. Total Station ray method, photogrammetric technique etc., with which the data required …

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MODELLING THE CADASTRAL SYSTEM OF ENUGU STATE USING UNIFIED MODELLING LANGUAGE(UML)

MODELLING THE CADASTRAL SYSTEM OF ENUGU STATE USING UNIFIED MODELLING LANGUAGE(UML) ABSTRACT The contemporary tendencies of the globalization phenomenon and the rapid development in the field of Information and Communication technology(ICT), have inevitably influenced the cadastral domain. It has been acknowledged that cadastral systems face a number of challenges ranging from technological pressure to user …

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ASSESSMENT OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PRACTICE AMONG NEIGHBOURHOOD IN ENUGU URBAN

ASSESSMENT OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PRACTICE AMONG NEIGHBOURHOOD IN ENUGU URBAN ABSTRACT One of the major problems confronting Enugu urban today is poor solid waste disposal practice. In spite of the efforts made by the government to address the problem, there has been no remarkable solution. This study centered on the assessment of solid waste …

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ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND RESIDENTIAL HOUSING RENTS IN ENUGU METROPOLIS, NIGERIA

ASSESSMENT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND RESIDENTIAL HOUSING RENTS IN ENUGU METROPOLIS, NIGERIA ABSTRACT One major factor that influences choice of residence in a particular urban environment and willingness to pay for rental housing is the quality of environment. Environmental quality entails the varied characteristics that relate to natural environment as well as …

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FLOOD RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF OWERRI IMO STATE

FLOOD RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT OF OWERRI IMO STATE ABSTRACT Flood is a water related natural hazard that affects a wide range of human activities. In the recent past many communities in Owerri have suffered losses  as a result of flood. This work utilized Remote Sensing and GIS in flood risk  mapping. Data on environmental …

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PERCEPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION BY RESIDENTS OF BONNY ISLAND RIVER STATE, NIGERIA.

PERCEPTION OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION BY RESIDENTS OF BONNY ISLAND RIVER STATE, NIGERIA. ABSTRACT The behavioral attitude of community residents depends on their perception of environmental pollution. Therefore, the need to research on the environmental pollution perception of local residents of Bonny Island community in River State becomes important. Due to the richness of crude oil …

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PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND JUVENILE PHENOLOGY OF AFRICAN WALNUT (Plukenetia conophorum Muell Arg) ACCESSIONS FROM SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES AND JUVENILE PHENOLOGY OF AFRICAN WALNUT (Plukenetia conophorum Muell Arg) ACCESSIONS FROM SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA ABSTRACT African walnut (Plukenetia conophorum Muell Arg) is a member of the family Euphorbiaceae. It is cultivated principally for the nuts which are eaten raw or served as snacks after roasting or boiling. P. conophorum serves many nutritional and …

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PLANTING TIME, SPRAY REGIME, DISEASE EXPRESSION AND THEIR IMPACTS ON SIX CUCUMBER LINES IN A DERIVED SAVANNA AGROECOLOGY OF NSUKKA, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA.

PLANTING TIME, SPRAY REGIME, DISEASE EXPRESSION AND THEIR IMPACTS ON SIX CUCUMBER LINES IN A DERIVED SAVANNA AGROECOLOGY OF NSUKKA, SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA. ABSTRACT Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is a major vegetable crop worldwide and develops rapidly, with a shorter time from planting to harvest than most crops. It is …

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RESPONSE OF SOYBEAN AND MAIZE VARIETIES TO DIFFERENT SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT OPTIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA

RESPONSE OF SOYBEAN AND MAIZE VARIETIES TO DIFFERENT SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT OPTIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA ABSTRACT Promiscuous (naturally nodulating) IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) soybean (Glycine max (L) Merrill) varieties and elite varieties of maize (Zea mays L.) were evaluated in four experiments between 2007 and 2009, for their growth and yield responses to …

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SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEAT (SSR) GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE RESISTANCE IN SELECTED F1 POPULATIONS OF CASSAVA

SIMPLE SEQUENCE REPEAT (SSR) GENETIC ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE RESISTANCE IN SELECTED F1 POPULATIONS OF CASSAVA ABSTRACT Cassava mosaic disease caused by begomoviruses is the most widespread disease of cassava in Africa. Simple sequence repeat (SSR) genetic analysis of an F1 population of cassava was carried out to identify new sources of CMD resistance. …

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STUDIES ON FERTILIZER NITROGEN AND CUTTING MANAGEMENT OF SOWN GRASS AND LEGUME PASTURES IN PURE AND MIXED SWARDS.

STUDIES ON FERTILIZER NITROGEN AND CUTTING MANAGEMENT OF SOWN GRASS AND LEGUME PASTURES IN PURE AND MIXED SWARDS. ABSTRACT Three field experiments were conducted at the Teaching and Research Farm of the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. In the first experiment, the effects of fertilizer-N application and cutting management …

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THE INFLUENCE OF LEVELS AND MODES OF NPK FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF SOME IMPROVED CASSAVA VARIETIES IN NSUKKA, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA

THE INFLUENCE OF LEVELS AND MODES OF NPK FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF SOME IMPROVED CASSAVA VARIETIES IN NSUKKA, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA ABSTRACT A study was carried out at the Department of Crop Science, Faculty of Agriculture Experimental Farm, University of Nigeria, Nsukka to: (i) evaluate the growth and yield of four improved …

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USE OF BIOFERTILIZER PRODUCED FROM FERMENTED ORGANIC WASTES IN THE PRODUCTION OF OKRA

USE OF BIOFERTILIZER PRODUCED FROM FERMENTED ORGANIC WASTES IN THE PRODUCTION OF OKRA ABSTRACT The experiments were conducted at the Department of Crop Science Analytical Laboratory and green house of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Experiment one was an analysis of the nutrient contents of fermented and unfermented plant waste materials using the …

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EVALUATION OF THE PRODUCTIVITY OF TWO SUGARCANE (Saccharum officinarum L.) VARIETIES AS INFLUENCED BY MULCHING, K-FERTILIZATION AND IRRIGATION INTERVAL

EVALUATION OF THE PRODUCTIVITY OF TWO SUGARCANE (Saccharum officinarum L.) VARIETIES AS INFLUENCED BY MULCHING, K-FERTILIZATION AND IRRIGATION INTERVAL ABSTRACT Four experiments comprising three field trials were conducted at the upland sugarcane experimental field of the National Cereals Research Institute Farm, Badeggi (90 451 N; 60 071 E) in the Southern Guinea savanna ecological zone …

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EVALUATION OF TRAP CROPS AND INTEGRATED STRIGA MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTROL OF WITCH WEED (Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth) IN SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench)

EVALUATION OF TRAP CROPS AND INTEGRATED STRIGA MANAGEMENT IN THE CONTROL OF WITCH WEED (Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth) IN SORGHUM (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) ABSTRACT Field trials were conducted in 2012 and 2013 cropping seasons on a naturally heavily striga infested field at the research farm of Federal University of Technology, Gidan kwano campus Minna  …

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GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF FRUIT QUALITY AND ADAPTATION TRAITS OF EXOTIC TOMATO VARIETIES IN A HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT

GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF FRUIT QUALITY AND ADAPTATION TRAITS OF EXOTIC TOMATO VARIETIES IN A HUMID TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT ABSTRACT The experiment was conducted at the Teaching and Research Farm and Laboratory, of the Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka to: (i) determine the  fruit characteristics, agronomic, yield and yield component trait  performances of seven …

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IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF INSECT PESTS CAUSING FRUIT DROP ON Citrus sinensis L. OSBECK AND THEIR MANAGEMENT IN BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

IDENTIFICATION AND ASSESSMENT OF INSECT PESTS CAUSING FRUIT DROP ON Citrus sinensis L. OSBECK AND THEIR MANAGEMENT IN BENUE STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Identification and assessment of insect pests causing fruit drop on Citrus sinensis L. Osbeck and their management was carried out in Benue State, Nigeria.  A survey on the level of citrus fruit drop …

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IMPROVEMENT OF SELECTED OKRA (Abelmoschus spp.) VARIETIES FOR FRUIT YIELD AND PRODUCTIVITY

IMPROVEMENT OF SELECTED OKRA (Abelmoschus spp.) VARIETIES FOR FRUIT YIELD AND PRODUCTIVITY ABSTRACT Four field experiments were conducted at the Teaching and Research Farm of the Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka to: (i) improve the photoperiodic response, especially in local (late) maturing varieties of Okra; (ii) estimate heterosis and heritability for improved …

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MANAGEMENT OF FUNGAL DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH GERMINATION AND GROWTH OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LAMARCK WITH BOTANICALS

MANAGEMENT OF FUNGAL DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH GERMINATION AND GROWTH OF MORINGA OLEIFERA LAMARCK WITH BOTANICALS ABSTRACT Studies were carried out at the Department of Crop science, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) to evaluate botanicals control of diseases associated with growth and germination of Moringa seeds. Five accessions of Moringa seeds collected from Imo, Enugu, Kogi, …

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PERFORMANCE OF SESAME MARKETING SYSTEM IN NASARAWA STATE, NIGERIA

PERFORMANCE OF SESAME MARKETING SYSTEM IN NASARAWA STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The study assessed the performance of sesame marketing system and the qualitative and quantitative impact of social capital. For primary data, the sampling procedure involved a systematic random selection of 120 sesame farmers, 40 wholesalers, and 60 retailers of the produce after determining the sampling …

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ANALYSIS OF COCOYAM (Xanthosoma sagittifolium and Colocasia esculenta) MARKETING IN RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA

ANALYSIS OF COCOYAM (Xanthosoma sagittifolium and Colocasia esculenta) MARKETING IN RIVERS STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The study examined cocoyam marketing in Rivers State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to describe the systems of cocoyam marketing in the area; identify the market structure and conduct for cocoyam; determine marketing margin along with the profit efficiencies of cocoyam …

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APPRAISAL OF POULTRY FEEDS’ MARKETING IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

APPRAISAL OF POULTRY FEEDS’ MARKETING IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT This study examined the marketing of poultry feeds in Anambra State, Nigeria. The specific objectives were to: describe the socio-economic characteristics of the poultry feeds marketers; identify and describe the marketing channels for poultry feeds; describe the promotional activities adopted by these poultry feed marketers; …

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ASSESSMENT OF MORPHOLOGICAL, NUTRITIONAL AND CYTOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SOME NIGERIAN CUCURBITA SPECIES

ASSESSMENT OF MORPHOLOGICAL, NUTRITIONAL AND CYTOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SOME NIGERIAN CUCURBITA SPECIES ABSTRACT Two field experiments were conducted in 2007 and 2008 cropping seasons at the Department of Crop Science research farm, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, to characterize some Nigeria cucurbita genotypes with respect to morphology, nutrient composition and the cytology. The results obtained showed …

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EFFECT OF SEED TREATMENT WITH SYNTHETIC PESTICIDES AND Cassia alata EXTRACT ON FIELD PERFORMANCE OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER (Capsicum annum)

EFFECT OF SEED TREATMENT WITH SYNTHETIC PESTICIDES AND Cassia alata EXTRACT ON FIELD PERFORMANCE OF NSUKKA YELLOW PEPPER (Capsicum annum) ABSTRACT Field experiment was conducted at the Teaching and Research farm of the Department of Crop Science, University of Nigeria Nsukka to compare the activity of Cassia alata leaf extract with two synthetic chemical fungicides …

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EFFECTS OF PELLETED AND UNPELLETED COMPOSTED ORGANIC MATERIALS ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF THREE VARIETIES OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus L.)

EFFECTS OF PELLETED AND UNPELLETED COMPOSTED ORGANIC MATERIALS ON THE GROWTH AND YIELD OF THREE VARIETIES OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus L.) ABSTRACT The main objective of this study is to determine the effects of the pelleted and unpelleted composted organic materials on the growth and yield of three varieties of cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.). The …

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INFLUENCE OF PEER ASSESSMENT ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH ESSAY WRITING

INFLUENCE OF PEER ASSESSMENT ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT IN ENGLISH ESSAY WRITING ABSTRACT The poor performance of students in essay writing has raised a lot of concern to teachers of English language and other stake holders in education. Poor performance in essay writing leads to poor performance in English language and this will consequently hinder students’ …

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCIES OF TEACHERS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVERNMENT CURRICULUM IN OBOLLO-AFOR EDUCATION ZONE OF ENUGU STATE

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCIES OF TEACHERS FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GOVERNMENT CURRICULUM IN OBOLLO-AFOR EDUCATION ZONE OF ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT This research studied the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) competencies of teachers for the implementation of Government curriculum in Obollo-Afor Education Zone of Enugu state. Specifically, it aimed at finding out the level of …

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