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The purpose of this paper is to suggest ways by which law enforcement and intelligence agencies can analyze large volume of data using data mining as one of the ways of getting active solutions for crime investigation in Nigeria. The problem is, the general public are extremely concerned on how the activities of the terrorist in Nigeria can be reduced if it cannot be completely eliminated. The results of this paper can be significantly useful to the National Security…
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Ohiomu, S. and Sede P. (2015). Efficacy of Monetary Policy in Balance of Payment Adjustment in Nigeria 1981 – 2012: An Empirical Assessment. Uniben Journal of Humanities Vol. 3 No.1, 2015, Pp 65 – 81 ISSN: 2315-621X www.uniben.edu.ng

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This paper investigated the efficacy of monetary policy in balance of payments adjustment in Nigeria. Quarterly data from the CBN statistical bulletin spanning the period 1981 to 2012 were used. The elasticity, absorption and monetary approaches to the balance of…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Andikara John; Azi S.O (2015) ‘Effects of Upsurge of Human Traffic on the Quality of Service of GSM Network in Eagle Square Abuja, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(11); pp 89-104

 

Abstract: Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile subscribers in Abuja, Nigeria the optimization and performance evaluation of GSM network quality is therefore a key parameter in the race for subscribers and this can only be achieved where the…
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Siloko, I. U., Ishiekwene, C. C. and Oyegue, F. O. (2017). The Effect of Smoothing Parameter in Kernels Aggregation. Canadian Journal of Pure and Applied Sciences, Volume 11 (2), pp 4255–4262.

Available online at www.cjpas.net

Abstract

Kernel density estimation depends on appropriate smoothing parameter selection in its implementation since the method is mainly for data exploration and visualization purposes. While considering the effect of the smoothing parameter, the form of aggregation employed will determine the size of the smoothing parameter…
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Ejakpovi, S. U., Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2016). Performance of Some Higher Order Beta Polynomial Family Kernels. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics. Volume 36, pp 189–192.

Abstract

This article introduces two new higher-order kernels of the beta polynomial family when. The most commonly used measure of discrepancy which is the mean integrated squared error (MISE) that shows how close an estimated density is to the targeted true density was considered for both kernels. We…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2016). Boosting and Bagging in Kernel Density Estimation. The Nigerian Journal of Science and Environment. Volume 14(1), pp 32–37.

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Boosting is a bias reduction technique while bagging is a variance reduction method. These two methods aim at reducing the asymptotic mean integrated square error (AMISE). In this paper, our aim is to show that bagging is a boosting algorithm in kernel density estimation since both techniques use large smoothing parameter(s). This relationship…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). A Brief Review of Kernel Density Estimation with Applications to Data Analysis. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 28 (2), pp 195–206.

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Kernel density estimation is an important smoothing technique with direct applications such as data exploratory analysis and data visualisation. This review summarizes the most important theoretical aspects of kernel density estimation and provides a description of classical methods for computing the smoothing parameter. The performance of…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). A Brief Review of Kernel Density Estimation with Applications to Data Analysis. Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, Volume 28 (2), pp 195–206.

Abstract

Kernel density estimation is an important smoothing technique with direct applications such as data exploratory analysis and data visualisation. This review summarizes the most important theoretical aspects of kernel density estimation and provides a description of classical methods for computing the smoothing parameter. The performance of…
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Siloko, I. U. and Ishiekwene, C. C. (2014). Bias Reduction in Multivariate Kernel Density Estimation via Higher-Order Kernel. The Journal of the Nigerian Institution of Production Engineers, Volume 16, pp 13–23.

Abstract

The rules for choosing smoothing parameter are generally based on the relatively simple but important ideas of balancing bias and variance globally. We focused on how to reduce the bias term by using the generalised higher-order kernel in multivariate kernel density estimation particularly the order four . A…
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  1. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. June 2017

Vol. 21 (4) 657-660

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The Influence of Air Temperature on the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City,

Nigeria

*1UKHUREBOR, KE; 2BATUBO, TB; 3ABIODUN, IC; 4ENOYOZE, E

1Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

2Department of Mathematics, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

3Department of Physics, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

4Department of Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo…
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Physical Science International Journal

14(3): 1-6, 2017; Article no.PSIJ.32862

ISSN: 2348-0130

Approximation of the Dew Point Temperature Using

a Cost Effective Weather Monitoring System

  1. Ukhurebor Kingsley1,2*, O. Azi Samuel2, C. Abiodun Isaac2,3

and Enoyoze Esosa4

 

1Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

2Department of Physics, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

3Department of Physics, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

4Department of Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

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Journal of the Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics

                                      Volume 37,(September, 2016), pp 327-342

                                                                                    ©J. of NAMP

 

Modeling the Effects of Carriers and Treatment on the Transmission

Dynamics of Typhoid Fever

 

Alhassan, J.C., Achema, K.O. and Aondoakaa, M.S.

 

Abstract

While typhoid fever has been a recognized disease for a long time, the control of its outbreaks remains a challenge. In this study, we modified the work of Moffat et al (2014) to…
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Researchjournali’s Journal of Mathematics

Vol. 4 | No. 2 June | 2017 ISSN 2349-5375 2

Achema, K.O., Alhassan, J. C. and Aondoakaa, M.S. and Amobeda, E.R. (2017). Vertical Transmission and the Dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a Growing Population.

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ABSTRACT

A non-linear mathematical model is proposed to study the vertical transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a growing population. The population is compartmentalized into four classes namely: susceptibles, infectives, pre-AIDS and AIDS. The model equations are transformed into proportions in order…
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Researchjournali’s Journal of Mathematics

Vol. 4 | No. 2 June | 2017 ISSN 2349-5375 2

Achema, K.O., Alhassan, J. C. and Aondoakaa, M.S. and Amobeda, E.R. (2017). Vertical Transmission and the Dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a Growing Population.

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ABSTRACT

A non-linear mathematical model is proposed to study the vertical transmission dynamics of HIV/AIDS in a growing population. The population is compartmentalized into four classes namely: susceptibles, infectives, pre-AIDS and AIDS. The model equations are transformed into proportions in order…
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EMERGENCE OF CARBAPENEM RESISTANCE AMONG EXTENDED SPECTRUM

BETA-LACTAMASE ISOLATE OF Escherichia coli FROM CLINICAL SPECIMENS IN A TERTIARY HOSPITAL, NIGERIA

 

AKUJOBI C.N. AND EZEANYA C.C.*

Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: Email- chi_chi34@yahoo.com

 

Abstract- Extended-spectrum ?-lactamases (ES?Ls) are a rapidly evolving group of ?-lactamases which share the ability to hydrolyze third-generation cephalosporins and aztreonam yet are inhibited by clavulanic acid. In this study, the…
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Carbapenem Susceptibility Pattern among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from clinical specimens in South Eastern Nigeria

Akujobi CN, *Ezeanya CC, Madu OJ, Egwuatu CC.

Affiliation:- Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.

Author’s contributions- All the authors contributed equally to this paper.

*Correspondence to:- Ezeanya CC. Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.

 

Abstract:

Background: Carbapenems are a class of ? lactam antibiotics…
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Energy Consumption in Wireless Sensor Network

John, T. Ogbiti?1;, Henry C. Ukwuoma?2;, Salome Danjuma?3;, and Mohammed Ibrahim

  1. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  2. The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria.
  3. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  4. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.

 

Abstract

Energy is a limited resource in wireless sensor…
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Plasmid Profile of Uropathogens among Children

  1. C. Ebenebe1, K. M. Emeka-Okafor2, C. N. Akujobi2, C. C. Ezeanya2*, N. R. Agbakoba2 and C. C. Egwuatu2

1Department of Pediatrics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra

State, Nigeria.

2Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe

University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT

Aims: The study was carried out in order to determine the plasmid profile, antibiotic susceptibility pattern and the type of antimicrobial resistance (whether it…
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Performance Modelling of Consolidated Virtual Machines

 Egbunu I. Banya?1; Egbunu O. Charity?2;      John T. Ogbiti?3;

 

1.Directorate of Info and Comm. Tech, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

2.Department of Mathematics/Computer Science, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

3.Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna State Nigeria

Abstract With rapid and flexible resource provisioning of virtualization in data centers, problems of determining optimal virtual machine (VM) placements and dealing with virtualization overheads have emerged due to…
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A STUDY ON SIGNIFICANT BACTERIURIA AMONG CHILDREN ATTENDING THE OUT-PATIENT CLINIC OF A UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL, NIGERIA

AKUJOBI C.N.1, EZEANYA C.C.1*, EMEKA-OKAFOR K.M.1 AND EBENEBE J.C.2 1Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria. 2Department of Peadiatric, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Nigeria.

*Corresponding Author: Email- chi_chi34@yahoo.com

 

Abstract- Significant bacteriuria refers to the laboratory findings of >105 colony-forming units (CFU) of bacteria per mL of urine which is diagnostic of…
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Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) among healthcare workers in a tertiary institution in Nigeria

CN Akujobi, IA Ilo, CC Egwuatu, CC Ezeanya

Abstract

Background: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus constitutes part of the growing health problem associated with chemotherapy because they are more difficult to treat and could transfer drug resistance to other bacteria.
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Dynamic Power Management in Wireless Sensor Network  

John, T. Ogbiti?1;, Magaji, S. Abubakar?2;, Henry C. Ukwuoma?3; and A. A. Obiniyi

  1. Mathematics Department, Faculty of Science Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
  2. Department of Mathematical Science, Faculty of Science Kaduna State University, Kaduna Nigeria.
  3. The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos Plateau State, Nigeria.
  4. Mathematics Department, Faculty of Science Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT This research focuses on reducing or…
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ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF GARCINIA KOLA SEED AND LEAF EXTRACT ON SOME SELECTED CLINICAL ISOLATES

Ezeanya Chinyere.C Daniel Ebakota.O

Department of Basic Sciences (Microbiology Option),

Benson Idahosa University, Benin City, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT

Garcinia kola seeds and leaves were screened for their anti bacterial activities using 1% hydrochloric acid, diethylether, acetic acid (ethanoic acid) and acetone. The seeds and leaves were dried and ground into powdered form. 10g of the ground seeds and leaves were in four sets. 90ml of the…
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Issues Affecting Testing Activities in Porting Mobile Applications

Gabriel Lazarus Dams 1 John T. Ogbiti2

1Department of Mathematical Sciences, Tafawa Balewa Way, Kaduna State University – Kaduna, Nigeria

Email: damsgabe@gmail.com or damsgabe@kasu.edu.ng

2Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science, Edo University Iyamho, Nigeria.  johnogbiti@yahoo.com

Abstract

Competitions in the mobile market has driven mobile software application organizations to meet market demand by developing applications within a short period of time which should run on different mobile platforms. As…
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Non-Albicans Candida among Symptomatic Vulvovaginal Candidiasis Women in Onitsha, Nigeria

Ejike Chinwe E1; Agbakoba Nneka R2; Ezeanya Chinyere C3; Emele Felix E4; Oguejiofor Charlotte B5

1Department of Medical Microbiology, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Awka Campus, Nigeria. 2Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus. Nigeria.

3Department of Medical Microbiology, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

4Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria

5Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nnewi Campus,…
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NEED FOR CLOUD-BASED DATABASE SYSTEM FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF   BIG DATA AMONG NIGERIAN IT/ICT COMPANIES

Salome Danjuma1, John Ogbiti2 and Brian Halubanza?3;

 

Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kaduna State University, Kaduna state, Nigeria.

Department of I.C.T and Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Auchi Edo State, Nigeria.

Department of Computer Science, Mulungushi University, Zambia

 Email: Sallome64@gmail.com, johnogbiti@yahoo.com , bhalubanza@gmail.com

ABSTRACT 

The number of massive data collected today by software in different fields vary from academia to business and many…
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SUSCEPTIBILITÉ ANTIFONIQUE ET TEST POUR LA CURE D'ESPÈCES DE CANDIDA ENTRE LES PATIENTS DE CANDIDASES VULVOVAGINALES DANS UN HÔPITAL DE SOINS SECONDAIRES, NIGERIA

Ejike, C. E1; Agbakoba, N. R2; Ezeanya, C. C3; Emele, F. E4; Oguejiofor, C. B5 & Dirisu, J.2

1 Département de microbiologie médicale, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Awka Campus, Nigéria; 2 Département de sciences du laboratoire médical, Université Nnamdi Azikiwe, campus de Nnewi. Nigeria; Établissement en 3D de microbiologie médicale, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigéria; 4…
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ANTIFUNGAL SUSCEPTIBILITY AND TEST FOR CURE OF CANDIDA SPECIES AMONG VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS PATIENTS IN A SECONDARY CARE HOSPITAL, NIGERIA

Ejike, C. E1; Agbakoba, N. R2; Ezeanya, C. C3; Emele, F. E4; Oguejiofor, C. B5 & Dirisu, J.2

1Department of Medical Microbiology, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Awka Campus, Nigeria; 2Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus. Nigeria; 3Department of Medical Microbiology, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria; 4Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Nnamdi…
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TRACE METAL COMPOSITION OF SOIL AROUND S ELECTED PHARMACEUTIC AL INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA, NIGERIA

Inobeme, A.;Adamu,A.;Ajai, A.I.;Uwem, B. and  Obigwa,P.A.

 

 

1Inobeme, A.; 1 Adamu,A.; 1Ajai, A.I.; 2Uwem, B. and  3Obigwa,P.A .

1.Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.

2.Department of Environmental Science , Federal University of  Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State Nigeria.

3.Sheda Science and Technology Complex,  Nigeria.

Abstract

The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis…
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Evaluation of a Chromogenic Medium for the Detection of ESBL with Comparison to Double Disk Synergy Test

  1. C. Ezeanya1*, N. R. Agbakoba2, C. E. Ejike3 and S. I. Okwelogu4

 

ABSTRACT

Background: Extended Spectrum Beta Lactamase (ESBL) producing bacterial strains are the major causes of nosocomial and community-acquired infections worldwide. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Brilliance ESBL Agar (BEA) (a chromogenic culture medium) for the detection of ESBL in comparison with…
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Growth performance and feed utilization of fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus (Teugels) fed processed Pauletia monandra (Kurz) seed meal

MO Agbugui, S.J Oniye, J Auta, FO Abeke

Abstract

The growth performance and feed utilization of fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus fed diets containing a commercial feed and Pauletia monandra seed meal was studied for 56 days. The experimental diets were: diet 1 (37.50% commercial feed +12.50% P. monandra seeds), diet 2 (25.00 commercial feed +25.00 P. monandra seeds), diet 3 (12.50% commercial…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

1Ajai, A.I.,1Adedokun, T.A, 2Inobeme, A.

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
  2. Department of Chemistry, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

 

Abstract

 

The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30…
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EFFECTS OF PROCESSING ON THE MINERAL CONTENT, PROXIMATE COMPOSITION AND PHYTOCHEMICAL FACTORS OF THE SEEDS OF BAUHINIA MONANDRA (KURZ)

*Agbugui, M., Oniye, S.J. and Auta, J.

 

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

*Correspondence author: marianuseni@yahoo.com

 

ABSTRACT

The mineral content, nutritive value and anti-nutritional factors in boiled seeds of Bauhinia

monandra collected from the main campus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria were

evaluated. Mineral content analysis revealed concentrations of Potassium 103.33mg/g,…
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Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Screening of the Fruit Pulp of Canarium schweifurthii (ATILE)

Shaba E. Y1 ., Mathew J. T1 ., Inobeme A1 ., Mustapha S1 . Tsado A. N2 . and Amos J1 .

1Department of Chemistry Federal University of Technology, Minna, P.M.B 65, Niger State, Nigeria. 2Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Niger State Polytechnic P.M.B 01, Zungeru Niger State, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT

From the phytochemical screening that was carried out, the methanolic extract revealed the presence of…
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Some Morphometric Parameters of Pomadasys Jubelini in the New Calabar – Bonny River, Porthacourt, Nigeria

Agbugui, M.O and Oniye, S.J.

Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria,

marianuseni@yahoo.com

 Abstract: The morphometric parameters of Pomadasys jubelini were studied using 413 specimens from June 2011 to May 2013 using different fishing gears. The length of fish ranged from 9.60 – 55.3cm (TL). Positive allometric growth (J>1) was obtained for the length - girth relationship with growth rate values J…
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Assessment of the Physico-chemical Parameters and Quality of Water of the New Calabar-Bonny River, Porthacourt, Nigeria

1Agbugui, M. O. and 2Deekae, S.N.

1 Department of Biological Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria,

2 Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Environment, Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Porthacourt, Nigeria

marianuseni@yahoo.com

 

Abstract: The physico-chemical characters of the New Calabar-Bonny River were investigated for two years to determine its water quality for aquaculture production and human domestic uses. Three stations were…
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PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF SEEDS OF SOME CONVENTIONAL AND NON CONVENTIONAL FRUITS IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

  1. J. Mathew1, M. M. Ndamitso1, A. A. Otori2, E. Y. Shaba1, A. Inobeme1, A. Adamu1

1Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna,

2Department of Chemical Engineering, Federal polytechnic Bida, Niger state, NIGERIA.

 

ABSTRACT

The proximate and mineral composition of water melon, bitter melon, pawpaw, guava and cherry seeds were carried out; these sample seeds were obtained from…
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Sex ratio, gonadal development and fecundity of the grunt, Pomadasys jubelini (Cuvier, 1830) in the new Calabar-Bonny River, Nigeria

M.O. Agbugui, S.N. Deekae, S.J. Oniye

Abstract

The sex ratio, gonadosomatic index, stages of gonadal development and fecundity of the grunt, Pomadasys jubelini in the New Calabar-Bonny River were investigated. P. jubelini had a sex ratio of 1: 2.1 (male to female). Gonadosomatic index ranged from 0.33 to 7.29% with a mean of 2.89+0.08%. High gonadosomatic indices were recorded from September…
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Determination of Physicochemical and Heavy Metal Content Of Soil Around Paint Industries In Kaduna

Inobeme,A , Ajai, A.I  Iyaka,Y.A, Ndamitso,M  and Uwem, B.

Abstract:

The increasing trend of environmental contamination by heavy metals is an issue of concern. The need for a continual monitoring of heavy metal content of soil around industrial areas becomes pertinent. The present study focuses on the physicochemical properties and heavy metal content of soil around vicinities of paint industries in Kaduna. The range of…
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Effects of Processing on Seeds of Bauhinia monandra (Kurz): Mineral content, Proximate Analysis and Phytochemical Screening

By

*Agbugui, M., Oniye, S.J., and Auta, J.

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria

Abstract: The mineral content, nutritive value and anti-nutritional factors in boiled seeds of Bauhinia monandra collected from the main campus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria were evaluated. Mineral content analysis revealed concentrations of Potassium 103.33mg/g, Iron 75.92mg/g, Calcium 56.55mg/g, Sodium 53.33mg/g, Phosphorus…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Awodu O.M; Abiodun I.C; Azi S.O (2015) ‘A Comparative Study of the Quality of Service of GSM Network during Crowd Upsurge in University of Benin, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(10); pp 1484-1497

 

Abstract: Despite the fact that GSM network have been in Nigeria for more than a decade, it is widely observed that each time there is a major event in a certain location and there is movement of people to that area,…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Andikara John; Azi S.O (2015) ‘Effects of Upsurge of Human Traffic on the Quality of Service of GSM Network in Eagle Square Abuja, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(11); pp 89-104

 

Abstract: Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile subscribers in Abuja, Nigeria the optimization and performance evaluation of GSM network quality is therefore a key parameter in the race for subscribers and this can only be achieved where the…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Aigbe Efosa E (2016) ‘Evaluating Pathloss Propagation Using Okumura-Hata Model for Surulere Area in Lagos State, Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 36(2); pp 291-296

 

Abstract: Good network performance in any wireless network which is a measure of the strength of signal received is of a great concern to the network provider. The desire in this research work is to use a Path loss Propagation Model that can help in planning better Global System…
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DETERMINATION OF PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF WHITE COWPEA BEANS (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) COLLECTED FROM MARKETS IN MINNA, NIGERIA

1Inobeme, A.; 1Nlemadim, A.B; 2Obigwa, P.A; 1Ikechukwu, G. And 1 Ajai, A.I

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology,Minna, Nigeria.
  2. Sheda Science and Technology Complex, Nigeria.

 Abstract

The proximate and mineral composition of white cowpea beans (Vigna unguiculata) obtained from three different markets inMinna, Nigeria, was determined in this study. White cow pea beans were collected from three markets in Minna, using simple randomsampling and analyzed for proximate and elementary composition by standard procedures. The beans samples from Maikunkele had…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

1Ajai, A.I.,1Adedokun, T.A, 2Inobeme, A.

  1. Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria
  2. Department of Chemistry, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

 

Abstract

 

The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30…
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DETERMINATION OF PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND HEAVY METAL CONTENT OF SOIL AROUND PAINT INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA

Inobeme,A , Ajai, A.I  Iyaka,Y.A, Ndamitso,M  and Uwem, B.

Abstract:

The increasing trend of environmental contamination by heavy metals is an issue of concern. The need for a continual monitoring of heavy metal content of soil around industrial areas becomes pertinent. The present study focuses on the physicochemical properties and heavy metal content of soil around vicinities of paint industries in Kaduna. The range of…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND HEAVY METALS CONTENT OF SOIL AROUND SELECTED METALURGICAL WORKSHOPS IN MINNA

?AJAI A. I., INOBEME A.,   JACOB J. O., BANKOLE M. T.  and OLAMOJU K. M.

Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna Niger State Nigeria

 

*Corresponding Author’s Email: talk2alexajai@gmail.com; ajai.ike@futminna.edu.ng   

ABSTRACT

This study investigated the physicochemical properties and heavy metals content around some metallurgical workshops in Minna metropolis Nigeria, using standard analytical methods. The pH, electrical conductivity and texture of the…
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COMPARATIVE NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF BAMBARA NUT OBTAINED FROM MAJOR MARKETS IN MINNA METROPOLIS, NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

Matthew, T.J.,  A.Adamu, Inobeme, A. Muhammed, S.S.  Otori, A.A.  Saliyu A.B. and U.M Mohammed

 

 

The comparative nutritional values of bambara nut obtained from major market in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria were determined using standard analytical methods. The parameters investigated in proximate composition include protein, fat, fibre, moisture, carbohydrate and ash contents, The moisture content values ranged from 2.86±0.22 – 3.43±0.31%; crude…
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Assessment of Some Heavy Metal Contamination and analysis of Physicochemical Parameters of Surface Soil within the Vicinity of Minna Railway Station, Niger State, Nigeria 

  1. Adamu 1*, Y. A. Iyaka 2, J. T. Mathew 2, A. Inobeme 3 and H. O. Egharevba 1

1Department of Medicinal Plant Research and Traditional Medicine, National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Idu, P.M.B. 21, Abuja, Nigeria.

2Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, P.M.B. 65, Niger State, Nigeria. 3Department of…
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TRACE METAL COMPOSITION OF SOIL AROUND S ELECTED PHARMACEUTIC AL INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA, NIGERIA

Inobeme, A.;Adamu,A.;Ajai, A.I.;Uwem, B. and  Obigwa,P.A.

 

 

1Inobeme, A.; 1 Adamu,A.; 1Ajai, A.I.; 2Uwem, B. and  3Obigwa,P.A .

1.Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria.

2.Department of Environmental Science , Federal University of  Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State Nigeria.

3.Sheda Science and Technology Complex,  Nigeria.

Abstract

The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis…
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Folasade M. Olajuyigbe and Kevin I. Ehiosun (2013). Production of thermostable and organic solvent-tolerant alkaline protease from Bacillus coagulans PSB-07 under different submerged fermentation conditions. African Journal of Biotechnology, 12(21):3341-3350.                      DOI: 10.5897/AJB2013.12219

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An alkaliphilic bacterium producing organic solvent-tolerant and thermostable alkaline protease was isolated from poultry litter site and identified as Bacillus coagulans PSB-07. Protease production under different submerged fermentation conditions were investigated with the aim of optimizing yield of enzyme. B. coagulans PSB-07 produced protease optimally at the…
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Folasade M. Olajuyigbe, Kevin I. Ehiosun and Kikelomo F. Jaiyesimi (2015). Preliminary Study towards Enhanced Crude Oil Biodegradation Reveals Congeneric Total Peroxidases with Striking Distinctions. Advances in Enzyme Research, 3:66-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/aer.2015.33007

 

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Peroxidases (POXs) are the key extracellular enzymes produced by crude oil degrading microbes. Knowledge of optimum conditions for POXs activity is crucial for providing effective environment for bioremediation. In this study, physicochemical properties of POXs produced by Actinomyces israelii and Actinomyces viscosus during growth on crude oil…
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Folasade M. Olajuyigbe and Kevin I. Ehiosun (2016). Assessment of crude oil degradation efficiency of newly isolated actinobacteria reveals untapped bioremediation potentials. Bioremediation Journal, 20(2):133-143.

 

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Bioremediation is gaining favourable attention as a more economical and environmentally friendly technique for the remediation of crude oil hydrocarbons. This makes the search for crude oil– degrading microbes very crucial. In this study, the isolation and identification of actinobacteria in soil samples from a selected crude oil spill site were carried out.…
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Usunobun Usunomena, Egharevba M. Ewaen and Ehiosun Kevin (2017). Comparative in vitro antioxidant activity of ethanol extracts of Vernonia amygdalina and Annona muricata leaves. Nigerian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Applied Science Research, 6(1):37-42.

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In this work, in vitro antioxidant activities of ethanol extracts of Vernonia amygdalina (VAE) and Annona muricata (AME) leaves were comparatively evaluated using reducing power, 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) radical, hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and superoxide anion radical scavenging assays as well as their inhibition concentration (IC50). The results…
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Akinlade KS, Adediji IO, Rahamon SK, Fawole AO, Tongo OO. Serum copeptin and pregnancy outcome in preeclampsia. Nigerian Medical Journal 2015; 56 (5):362-368.

 

 

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Background: A number of biochemical predictors of preeclampsia have been reported, but little is known about their possible relationship with maternal and fetal outcomes. This study determined serum copeptin in pregnant women with preeclampsia and assessed its relationship with pregnancy outcomes.

Materials and Methods: Thirty women with severe preeclampsia (SP), 30 with mild preeclampsia…
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Uwaetteh AE, Akinlade KS, Rahamon SK. Effect of metformin use on thyroid function in euthyroid type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Archives of Applied Science Research 2015; 7(6): 44-47.

 

 

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Studies have shown that there is an association between type 2 diabetes mellitus and thyroid dysfunction although, the mechanism is poorly understood. This study assessed the thyroid function in euthyroid T2DM patients on metformin and its possible relationship with duration of metformin use. Thirty-five euthyroid T2DM patients who have…
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Ogunleye TD, Disu EA, Adelakun AA, Ajani OF, Rahamon SK, Arinola OG. Acute-phase reactants, essential trace elements and some hematological parameters in Nigerian children with steady state sickle cell disorder. Journal of Medicine in the Tropics 2015; 17(2): 56-59.

 

 

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Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an inherited chronic hematological disorder, with inflammatory responses arising from different pathways. Information is scarce about the levels of acute-phase reactants and essentials trace elements in HbSS Nigerian children. Understanding of these…
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Akinlade KS, Azeez AA, Adeleye JO, Rahamon SK. Serum copeptin as severity and prognostic marker in hyperglycemic emergencies. Annals of Biological Research 2015; 6(6): 13-20.

 

 

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Despite the high mortality and morbidity associated with hyperglycemic emergencies (HEs), reliable biological markers that could predict the severity and prognosis are largely unavailable. This study therefore, assessed the performance of copeptin in predicting the severity and prognosis of HEs. Sixty patients with HEs [27 with diabetes ketoacidosis (DKA) and 33 with…
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Yaqub SA, Rahamon SK, Edem VF, Arinola OG. Elevated Blood Pressure in Nigerian Farm workers occupationally exposed to Organophosphate Pesticides. Afr J Med med Sci 2014; 43(Suppl):187-192.

 

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Akinlade KS, Fagbomedo FO, Rahamon SK, Makanjuola VA, Ampitan AB. Serum copeptin and its diagnostic performance in schizophrenia. Afr J Med Med Sci 2014; 43: 259-264

 

 

 

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BACKGROUND:

Inappropriate arginine vasopressin (AVP) secretion has been reported in schizophrenic patients. However, there is lack of information on serum level of copeptin and its diagnostic performance in schizophrenia. This study therefore, evaluated serum copeptin and its diagnostic performance in schizophrenic patients.

METHODS:

Sixty subjects (30.02 ± 7.17 years) with schizophrenia (19 drug naïve [DNS] and 41 schizophrenics on treatment [SOT]) and 30 healthy individuals (33.62…
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Akinlade KS, Atere AD, Rahamon SK, Olaniyi JA, Ogundeji SP. Vitamin D, bilirubin and urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in adults with sickle cell anaemia. Archives of Basic and Applied Medicine 2014; 2: 77 -82.

 

 

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The interaction between vitamin D deficiency (VDD) and dysfunction of both the kidney and liver is still poorly understood in different health states of SCA. This study determined serum levels of vitamin D and indices of liver and renal function in adult sickle cell…
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Yaqub SA, Rahamon SK, Arinola OG. Hepatic and Renal functions in Applicators and Farmers Exposed to Organophosphate Pesticides in Southwest, Nigeria. Archives of Basic and Applied Medicine 2014; 2: 83-86.

 

 

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Prolonged exposure to organophosphate pesticides (Op) has been associated with various diseases. There is little information on which group of exposed farm workers that is more affected. This study therefore evaluated indices of hepatic and renal function in pesticide applicators and farmers exposed to organophosphate pesticides. Thirty…
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Yaqub SA, Rahamon SK, Kosoko AM, Arinola OG. Oxidative stress indices in Nigerian pesticide applicators and farmers occupationally exposed to organophosphate pesticides. Int J App Basic Med Res 2014; 4(S1):37-40.

 

 

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Background: Reports have clearly indicated the role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of organophosphate pesticides (Op) toxicity. However, there is dearth of information on which group of the farm workers is more at risk of Op-induced oxidative stress.

Aim: This study determined serum levels of malondialdehyde…
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Akinlade KS, Adewale CO, Rahamon SK, Fasola F, Olaniyi JA, Atere AD. Defective lipid metabolism in sickle cell anaemia subjects in vaso-occlusive crisis. Niger Med J 2014; 55(5):428-431.

 

 

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Background: Abnormal lipid homeostasis has been reported in sickle cell anaemia (SCA) as well as in other haematological disorders. However, there is little information on the lipid profile of SCA subjects in vaso-occlusive crisis (VOC). This study determined the lipid profile of adult SCA subjects in VOC and in…
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Akinlade KS, Adewale CO, Fasola FA, Rahamon SK, Dada VO. Indices of insulin sensitivity and oral disposition index in adult Nigerians with sickle cell anaemia: a pilot study. British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2014; 4(31): 4972 – 4981.

 

 

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Aim: To determine indices of insulin sensitivity and oral disposition index (DIo) derived from 30 min of glucose challenge in adults with sickle cell anaemia; a group in whom there is chronic inflammation.

Study Design: Case-controlled study.


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Yaqub SA, Rahamon SK, Arinola OG. Haematological and immunological indices in Nigerian farm workers occupationally exposed to organophosphate pesticides. Eur J Gen Med 2014; 11 (2): 109 – 114.

 

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Experimental studies have shown numerous health disorders associated with occupational exposure to organophosphate pesticides but evidence of impaired immune functions by pesticides in humans is scarce. This study determined complete blood count (CBC), serum immunoglobulin classes (IgE, IgA, IgM, IgG), acetylcholinesterase (AChE) activity and skin sensitivity prick test…
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Charles-Davies MA, Fasanmade AA, Olaniyi JA, Oyewole OE, Owolabi MO, Adebusuyi JR, Hassan OO, Ajobo MT, Ebesunun MO, Adigun K, Akinlade KS, Fabian UA, Popoola OO, Rahamon SK, Okunbolade W, Ogunlakin MA, Arinola OG and Agbedana EO. Prevalent Components of Metabolic Syndrome and Their Correlates in Apparently Healthy Individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Tropical Disease and Health 2014; 4(7):740-752.

 

 

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Aim: To assess the prevalent components of metabolic syndrome (MSC) and their related determinants of…
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Rahamon SK, Charles-Davies MA, Akinlade KS, Olaniyi JA, Fasanmade AA, Oyewole AA, Owolabi MO, Adebusuyi JR, Hassan OO, Ajobo BM, Ebesunun MO, Adigun K, Fabian UA, Popoola OO, Okunbolade W, Arinola OG, Agbedana EO. Impact of dietary intervention on selected biochemical indices of inflammation and oxidative stress in Nigerians with metabolic syndrome. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety 2014; 4 (2): 137-149.

 

 

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Aim: This study assessed the impact of dietary modification on cardiometabolic, inflammatory and oxidative…
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Charles-Davies MA, Fasanmade AA, Olaniyi JA, Oyewole OE, Owolabi MO, Adebusuyi JR, Hassan OO, Ajobo BM, Ebesunun MO, Adigun K, Akinlade KS, Fabian UA, Popoola OO, Rahamon SK. Metabolic Alterations in Different Stages of Hypertension in an Apparently Healthy Nigerian Population. International Journal of Hypertension 2013; 2013: 351357

 

 

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Metabolic syndrome (MS) amplifies hypertension (HTN) associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). MS components and other CVD risk measures were investigated in different stages of hypertension. 534…
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Akinlade KS, Atere AD, Rahamon SK, Olaniyi JA. Serum levels of copeptin, C-reactive protein and cortisol in different severity groups of sickle cell anaemia. Nigerian Journal of Physiological Sciences 2013; 28 (2):159-164.

 

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It is well known that individuals with SCA undergo constant physiological stress even, in steady state. However, there is little information on the relationship between the severity of sickle cell anaemia (SCA) and serum levels of biomarkers of stress. This study therefore determined the serum levels…
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Ajani FO, Adelakun A, Ogunleye TD, Disu E, Olaniyi J, Rahamon SK, Arinola OG. Raised IgE level in Nigerian Sickle Cell Disease Children: Implication for severity of allergic reactions. J Appl Hematol 2013; 4 (4):149-152.

 

 

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Background: Susceptibility of sickle cell disease subjects to various infectious agents is on the increase, but information relating SCD to allergic condition is scarce. Hence, assessment of immunoglobulin status in SCD children may provide useful information to improve management of SCD children.


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Akinlade KS, Atere AD, Olaniyi JA, Rahamon SK, Adewale CO. Serum copeptin and cortisol do not accurately predict sickle cell anaemia vaso-occlusive crisis as C-reactive protein. PLoS ONE 2013; 8(11): e77913.

 

 

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Objective: This study assessed the diagnostic performance and prognostic properties of C-reactive protein (CRP), copeptin and cortisol in individuals with sickle cell anaemia (SCA).

Design: Prospective case-control study

Methods: Sixty consecutive SCA subjects (18–40 years) comprising 30 subjects in the steady state and 30 subjects in…
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Rahamon SK, Akiibinu MO, Arinola OG. Essential Trace metals and Total Antioxidant Potential in the breast milk and plasma of Nigerian HIV-infected lactating mothers. Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 2013; 18 (1): 27-30.

 

 

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Background: The effect of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) on the immune system is well documented however; its impact on the nutritional and immunological qualities of the breast milk is scarce.

Aim: Levels of some essential trace metals, albumin and antioxidant status in the plasma…
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Rahamon SK and Arinola OG. Immunoglobulin Classes and Acute Phase Proteins in the Breast Milk and Plasma of Nigerian Lactating HIV-infected Mothers. Eur J Gen Med. 2012; 9 (4): 241-246.

 

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Relationship between infections and human breast milk still requires more research especially, in developing countries. This study aims to evaluate the effects of HIV infection on immunologic factors in the breast milk and plasma of HIV infected lactating mothers. Plasma and breast milk concentrations of immunoglobulins G, A,…
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Owoeye O, Edem VF, Akinyoola BS, Rahamon SK, Akang EE, Arinola OG. Histological changes in liver and lungs of rats exposed to dichlorvos before and after vitamin supplementation. European Journal of Anatomy 2012; 16(3): 190-198.

 

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This study evaluated the effect of vitamins with antioxidant activity on the effect of Dichlorvos (2, 2-dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate), an organophosphorus compound used in pest control on mammalian organs. Literature is scanty on the histopathological effects of inhalationally…
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Arinola OG, Yaqub SA, Rahamon SK. Reduced serum IgE level in Nigerian children with helminthiasis compared with protozoan infection: Implication on hygiene hypothesis. Annals of Biological Research 2012; 3 (12): 5754-5757.

 

 

ABSTRACT

Parasitosis is a major health problem in Nigeria with 50% prevalence among urban dwellers and 68% prevalence among rural population. Serum IgE differs with allergy and chronicity of infection but information on IgE levels in humans with different classes of parasites is scarce. Stool and blood…
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Olayanju OA, Rahamon SK, Arinola OG. Salivary immunoglobulin classes in Nigerian cigarette smokers: indication for increased risk of oral diseases. Dent Res Journal 2012; 9 (5): 531-534.

 

 

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Background: Cigarette smoking is a worldwide social epidemic and it is one of the main causes of preventable death and disability. Gingivitis, periodontitis, pocket depth, attachment loss, alveolar bone loss, and tooth loss are some of oral pathologies commonly found in cigarette smokers. The aim of this study was to…
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Edem VF, Akinyoola SB, Olaniyi JA, Rahamon SK, Owoeye O, Arinola OG. Haematological Parameters of Wister Rats Exposed to 2, 2 Dichlorovinyl Dimethyl Phosphate Chemical. Asian J Exp Biol Sci 2012; 3(4): 838-841.

 

 

ABSTRACT

Haematological indices were determined in 21 male Wistar rats that were 
exposed to 2, 2 dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate (DDVP) by inhalation. The animals were 
divided into seven groups, viz; unexposed control group and six groups exposed to DDVP 
for 1-6weeks in…
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The phytochemical and mineral compositions of selected vegetables in Minna metropolis were investigated using standard procedures. The results of the analysis showed that the concentrations of the secondary metabolites in the selected vegetables were as follows: alkaloids (4.00±2.00 to 9.33±4.16mg/100g), flavonoids (40.00±20.00 to 73.33±11.55 mg/100g), tannins (14.67±4.16 to 33.33±1.53 mg/100g), saponins (4.67±3.06 to 8.00±2.00 mg/100g), Phytates (7.56±4.36 to 68.83±17.47 mg/100g) and oxalate (19.65±0.08 to 34.39±0.28 mg/100g). B. oleracea had the highest amount of alkaloids (9.33±4.16mg/100g)…
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Edem VF, Kosoko AM, Akinyoola SB, Owoeye O, Arinola OG, Rahamon SK. Plasma antioxidant enzymes, lipid peroxidation and hydrogen peroxide in wistar rats exposed to dichlorvos insecticide. Archives of Applied Science Research 2012; 4: 1778-1781.

 

ABSTRACT

Dichlorvos is an organophosphate insecticide used indiscriminately in Nigeria in various insecticide formulations due to its cheap production, accessibility, efficacy and affordability. Reactive oxygen species formation has been implicated in the mechanism of dichlorvos toxicity.  Reports on antioxidant-prooxidant status in human users of…
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Olayanju OA, Rahamon SK, Joseph IO, Arinola OG. Salivary immunoglobulin classes in Nigerians with periodontitis. J Contemp Dent Pract 2012; 13 (2): 163-166.

 

 

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Aim: To provide information on the usefulness of salivary immunoglobulin classes in the diagnosis of periodontitis.

Materials and methods: About 5 ml of unstimulated saliva was collected from 25 newly diagnosed subjects with periodontitis and 21 sex/age-matched apparently healthy individuals into plain sample bottles. The samples were collected between 9 am and 11 am…
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From the phytochemical screening that was carried out, the methanolic extract revealed the presence of saponins, terpenoids, steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates, tannins and flavonoids. n-hexane extract revealed the presence of steroids and glycosides, while saponins, terpenoids, tannins, carbohydrates and flavonoids were absent. Chloroform and ethyl acetate extracts revealed the presence of terpenoids, tannins, steroids, glycosides, carbohydrates and flavonoids. Alkaloids had the highest percentage (14.4%) and oxalate had the lowest percentage (1.06%). The antimicrobial screening indicates…
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Akinloye O, Adegbenro M, Olaniyi JA, Rahamon SK, Anifowose AI, Awosika EO and Arinola OG. Plasma Interferon-? and IL-4, Immunoglobulin Classes and Nitric Oxide in Nigerians with Acute Leukaemia. Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research 2011; 3(3): 138-143.

 

ABSTRACT

Acute leukaemia  are usually rapidly progressive with death often occurring in a few weeks to a few months in untreated patients as a result of abnormal hematopoietic function as well as impaired immune response. The risk of relapse which remains…
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Olaniyi JA, Anifowose A, Awosika EO, Akinloye O, Rahamon SK, and Arinola OG. Antioxidant Levels of Acute Leukaemia Patients in Nigeria. Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research 2011; 3(3): 133-137.

 

ABSTRACT

The incorporation of nutritional screening and comprehensive assessments of oxidative stress is increasingly recognised as imperative in the development of standards for quality care in oncology. This study evaluated the levels of nitric oxide (NO), some essential trace metals (Zn, Cu, Fe, and Se), superoxide dismutase (SOD) activity…
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Arinola OG and Rahamon S.K. Biochemical Nutritional Parameters in Breast-milk and Plasma of HIV Infected Lactating Nigerian Mothers on Anti-Retroviral Therapy. Sierra Leone Journal of Biomedical Research 2011; 3 (1): 4-7.

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Undernourishment in HIV infected individuals exacerbates immunosuppression, acceleration of HIV replication and CD4 + T cell depletion.  The production of human milk (lactogenesis) is dependent on factors in the blood therefore deranged blood parameters in HIV patients are expected to reflect in the components of breast milk. Study…
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SekelwaCosa, Moses A Ugbenyen, and Anthony I Okoh(2013).Characterization ofa polysaccharide bioflocculant produced by Virgibacillusspecie isolated from Algoa Bay. African Journal of Microbiologica Research. 7(23): 2925-2938.

Abstract:

We evaluated the bioflocculant production by Virgibacillusspecie isolated from a marine environment in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Culture conditions for optimal production of the bioflocculant included: glucose as sole carbon source (flocculating activity 91.8%); complex nitrogen source (urea + yeast extract + (NH4)2SO4); inoculum size of 2% (v/v); initial pH 10;…
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TRACE METAL COMPOSITION OF SOIL AROUND S ELECTED PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES IN KADUNA, NIGERIA

 

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The physicochemical properties and trace metal compositions of soil around selected pharmaceutical industries in Kaduna metropolis were investigated in this study. The mean pH, EC and TOM were 6.97, 341.3µS/cm and 3.11 respectively. Particle size analysis revealed a higher composition of sand fraction (78.7%). The concentration of the metals were in order Fe (1664.9 µg/g), Zn (155.17 µg/g), Mn (108.07 µg/g),…
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Cosa S., Ugbenyen MA., Mabinya V.L., Rumbold K., Olaniran OA., Aghdasi F. and Okoh I.A.(2013). Oceanobacillus sp. Pinky, a marine bacteria isolated from Algoa Bay sediment produces a thermostable glycoprotein flocculant African Journal of Biotechnology. 12(26): 4135- 4146.

 

 

Abstract:

In this study, we report on the bioflocculant production potential of an Oceanobacillussp. isolated from the marine sediments of Algoa Bay. The bacteria produced an extracellular bioflocculant optimally in the presence of sodium carbonate as source of carbon with…
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Cosa S, Ugbenyen AM, Mabinya L, Karl Rumbold and Okoh AI.(2013) Characterization andflocculationefficiency of a bioflocculant produced by a marine bacteria belonging to theHalobacillus genus. EnvironmentalTechnology. 34(18): 2671-2679 (Taylor & Francis).

Abstract: We reported earlier on the bioflocculant production potential of Halobacillussp. Mvuyo, a marine bacteria isolated from Algoa Bay sediment samples. In this paper we report on the detailed characterization of the purified bioflocculant composed of polysaccharide and protein. The optimum dose of the purified bioflocculant for the clarification…
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Ugbenyen Anthony Moses, Vine Niall, Simonis Jean Jacques, BassonAlbertusKotzeand Okoh Anthony Ifeanyi.(2014).Extraction,characterization and application of a Bioflocculant produced from a mixedculture of two bacteria strains isolated from Algoa Bay, South Africa.StudiaUniversitatis “VasileGoldis” 24(1): 11-17.

Abstract:

 Two bioflocculant-producing marine bacteria isolated from the sediment samples of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa identified as Cobetiasp. OAUIFE and Bacillus sp. Gilbert (accession number JF799092, and HQ537128 respectively) were used in a mixed culture to produce a bioflocculant of…
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Ugbenyen Anthony Moses, Vine Niall, Simonis Jean Jacques, BassonAlbertusKotzeand Okoh Anthony Ifeanyi. (2015). Characterisation of a bioflocculant produced from the consortium of three marine bacteria of the genera Cobetia and Bacillus and its application for wastewater treatment. Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development. 5(1): 81-88.          

 

Abstract: In this study, we purified and characterized bioflocculant from a mixed culture of three marine

bacteria (Cobetia sp. OAUIFE, Bacillus sp. MAYA, and Bacillus sp. Gilbert with accession number

JF799092, JF799093,…
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Ugbenyen, A.M, Cosa, S., Mabinya, L.V., Okoh A.I. (2014). Bioflocculant production by Bacillus sp. Gilbert isolated from a marine environment in South Africa. Applied Biochemistry andMicrobiology. 50(1):49-54 (Springer).

Abstract: In our previous study we reported on the bioflocculant production by a Bacillus species isolated from sediment samples of Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. In the current study we carried out further evaluation on the effect of different culture conditions on the bioflocculant production, as well…
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Ugbenyen AM and Okoh AI. (2014). Characteristics of a bioflocculant produced by a consortium of Cobetia and Bacillusspecies  and its application in treatment of wastewaters. Water SA. 40(1): 139-144.

Abstract:

The characteristics of a bioflocculant produced by a consortium of 2 bacteria belonging to the genera Cobetiaand Bacillus was investigated. The extracellular bioflocculant was composed of 66% uronic acid and 31% protein and showed an optimum flocculation (90% flocculating activity) of kaolin suspension at a dosage of 0.8 mg/m?, pH of…
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Ugbenyen AM and Okoh AI. (2013) Flocculating Properties of a Bioflocculant Produced by Bacillus sp. Isolated from a Marine Environment in South Africa. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering- Quarterly. 27(4): 511-518.

Abstract:We assessed the biotloeeulant production by a bacteria isolated from a marine environment

in South Africa. The 16S rDNA nucleotide sequence analyses revealed the bacteria

to have a 99 % similarity to Bacillus sp. A-5A and the sequence was deposited in

theGenbank as Bacillus sp. MAYA (accession number JF799093). Biofloeculant production


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Ugbenyen AM, Mkwetshana N and Okoh AI (2012). Characterization of an extracellular bioflocculant produced by Cobetia sp. OAUIFE isolated from  marinesediment. Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology. 6(4): 1591- 1598.

Abstract:The characteristics of a bioflocculant produced by Cobetiasp. OAUIFE isolated

from sediment samples of Algoa Bay, South Africa was investigated. The acidic extracellular

polysaccharidebioflocculant optimally flocculated kaolin suspension at a dose of 0.4

mg/ml, neutral pH of 7, and Ca2+ as a coagulant aid. The bioflocculant is thermostable,

with a high…
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Ugbenyen A, Cosa S, Mabinya L, Babalola O O, Aghdasi F, Okoh A, (2012). Thermostable Bacterial Bioflocculant Produced by Cobetia Spp. Isolated from Algoa Bay (South Africa). International Journal of EnvironmentalResearch and Public  Health, 9(6): 2108-2120. (MDPI).

Abstract:A novel bioflocculant-producing bacteria was isolated from sediment samples of

Algoa Bay in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa and the effect of culture conditions

on the bioflocculant production was investigated. Analysis of the partial nucleotide

sequence of the 16S rDNA of…
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OO Ajayi, MA Charles-Davies, JI Anetor, AF Ademola (2017). Thyroid hormones and obesity in Nigerian women with breast cancer. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (manuscript accepted; 12th May, 2017).

Abstract

Background: Africans have breast cancer expressions different from Caucasians. Interactions between oestradiol (E2), adiposity and thyroid hormones in breast cancer development have been reported but controversial. The study was designed to investigate the relationships among thyroid hormones, E2 and adiposity in Nigerian pre and postmenopausal women with breast…
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OO Ajayi, MA Charles-Davies, JI Anetor, AF Ademola (2017).  Endocrine disruptors-arsenic, cadmium and lead in pre and postmenopausal black women with breast cancer. African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences 46

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Background: The involvement of toxic metals in adiposity has been suggested to be contributory to the high incidence of breast cancer, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. This study is aimed at evaluating serum arsenic, cadmium and lead in relation to adiposity and blood pressure in Nigerian women with breast…
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Olulope O. Ajayi, Mabel A. Charles-Davies, John I. Anetor, Adeyinka F. Ademola (2016). Sex hormones, oestrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and human epithelial receptor 2 expressions in pre and postmenopausal sub-Saharan African women with breast cancer. Journal of Cancer and Tumour International 3(4):1-11

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Aim: This study was carried out to determine the serum levels of sex hormones and gonadotropins as well as the expression of oestrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR) and human epithelial receptor 2 (HER 2) in pre…
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Ajayi OO, Charles-Davies MA, Arinola OG (2012). Progesterone, selected heavy metals and micronutrients in pregnant Nigerian women with a history of recurrent spontaneous abortion. African Health Sciences 12(2):152-158.

Abstract

Background

Environmental and endocrine factors have been implicated in the aetiology of recurrent abortion, with poorly understood roles. Luteal phase insufficiency marked with insufficient progesterone secretion has been reported.

Objective

To define the involvement of progesterone, trace metals, and Vitamin E in pregnant women with history of recurrent spontaneous abortion.


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Otarigho, B. and Morenikeji, O.A., 2013. Efficacy of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of leaves of Chromolaena odorata as molluscicide against different developmental stages of Biomphalaria pfeifferi. African Journal of Biotechnology, 12(4).

 

Abstract

The molluscicidal activities of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of leaves of Chromolaena odorata were investigated on adult, one week old juveniles and 3 to 4 days old egg-masses of Biomphalaria pfeifferi. Ten adults each were exposed to a serial dilution of 40, 80, 160, 240, 320, 400,…
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Falade, M.O. and Otarigho, B., 2013. Survival potential, fecundity and fertility of Biomphalaria pfeifferi (Krauss, 1848) during acclimatization in the laboratory. Zoology and Ecology, 23(2), pp.157-161.

 

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Survival potential, fecundity and fertility of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were investigated during the process of acclimatization in the laboratory. Thirty adult snails (average size 5?×?13?mm) were used in Experiment A (control; laboratory-bred snails) and B (acclimatizing snails from the wild). Both experiments aimed at monitoring survival and reproductive potential of snails were performed…
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Mofolusho O. Falade and Benson Otarigho, 2015. Shell Morphology of Three Medical Important Tropical Freshwater Pulmonate Snails from Five Sites in South-Western Nigeria. International Journal of Zoological Research, 11: 140-150.

 

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Biomphalaria pfeifferi, Bulinus globosus and Lymnaea natalensis act as obligatory vectors of schistosomiasis and fascioliasis in Sub-Saharan Africa. Although, they are known to be widely distributed throughout Nigeria, there is the need for precise species identification to help vector control initiatives. Snail shell morphometry has previously proved…
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Benson, O., 2012. Efficacy of Chromolaena odorata leaf extracts on Biomphalaria pfeifferi eggs in control of Schistosomiasis. Zoology and Ecology, 22(3-4), pp.236-239.

 

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Schistosomiasis is still a problem in many parts of the world, with 85% infection in Africa. There is a need to control the snail, which is essential to complete the transmission circle. The molluscicidal activities of aqueous and ethanolic leaf extracts of Chromolaena odorata against eggs of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were investigated. Thirty viable eggs of this…
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Otarigho, B. and Morenikeji, O.A (2013) Molluscicidal Effects of Aqueous and Ethanolic Extracts of Lemongrass (Cymbopogon Citratus) Leaf against the Different Developmental Stages of Biomphalaria pfeifferi NY Sci J 2012;5(8):70-77]. (ISSN: 1554-0200).

 

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The molluscicidal activities of aqueous and ethanolic extracts of Cymbopogon citratus leaf against adult, juveniles and egg-masses of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were investigated. Ten adults each of Biomphalaria pfeifferi were exposed to a serial dilution of 40, 80, 160, 240, 320, 400, and 480ppm distilled water extracts…
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Falade, M. and Otarigho, B., 2017. Genome-wide characterization of folate transporter proteins of eukaryotic pathogens. F1000Research, 6.

 

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Medically important pathogens are responsible for the death of millions every year. For many of these pathogens, there are limited options for therapy and resistance to commonly used drugs is fast emerging. The availability of genome sequences of many eukaryotic protozoa is providing important data for understanding parasite biology and identifying new drug and vaccine targets. The folate synthesis and salvage…
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Onile, O.S., Otarigho, B. and Anumudu, C.I., 2014. Understanding the Phylogenetics and Evolution of Genus Schistosoma-Africa and Asia Stand Point. Annual Research & Review in Biology, 4(10), p.1703.

 

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The evolutionary spread of schistosomes infection was reportedly prominent more in Africa and Asia continents. This study therefore examined the evolutionary trend of this parasite while limiting the investigation to Schistosoma species peculiar to this region of the world. The evolutionary history of this species group was inferred using DNA…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Aigbe Efosa E (2016) ‘Evaluating Pathloss Propagation Using Okumura-Hata Model for Surulere Area in Lagos State, Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 36(2); pp 291-296

 

Abstract: Good network performance in any wireless network which is a measure of the strength of signal received is of a great concern to the network provider. The desire in this research work is to use a Path loss Propagation Model that can help in planning better Global System…
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Oloyede, O.O., Otarigho, B. and Morenikeji, O., 2016. Conditions of Eleyele dam in Ibadan Nigeria inhabited by Melanoides tuberculata. Sustainability of Water Quality and Ecology, 7, pp.22-31.

 

Abstract

Melanoides tuberculata is now been monitored worldwide because of its fast growing distribution and its economic importance. M. tuberculata, a freshwater mollusc that is an invasive species of freshwater snail, serves as vector transmitting several diseases causing parasites, was found inhabiting Eleyele dam in Ibadan, Nigeria. The prevailing environmental conditions of…
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Falade, M.O. and Otarigho, B., 2016. Comparative structural and functional features of folate salvage transporters in Plasmodium falciparum and humans. Journal of Biotech Research, 7, p.20.

 

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Folic acids are essential cofactors for synthesis of DNA, RNA, membrane lipids, methionine metabolism and neurotransmitter synthesis. P. falciparum is capable of synthesizing folate de novo or obtaining it through salvage, whereas humans can only obtain folate from their diet, making the folate pathway products important targets for chemotherapy. Although P. falciparum…
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Lawal B. Y; Ukhurebor K. E; Adekoya M. A; Aigbe E.E (2016) ‘Quality of Service and Performance Analysis of A GSM Network in Eagle Square, Abuja and Its Environs, Nigeria’ International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 7(8); pp 1992-1999

 

Abstract: Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of end-user Experience (QoE) are the two major techniques used for judging the performance of GSM services. While the former is adjudged by service providers, the latter is determined by reactions from…
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Oloyede, O.O., Otarigho, B. and Morenikeji, O., 2017. Diversity, distribution and abundance of freshwater snails in Eleyele dam, Ibadan, south-west Nigeria. Zoology and Ecology, 27(1), pp.35-43.

 

Abstract

Freshwater molluscs help in the assessment of the ecological status of water bodies and also play significant roles in the public and veterinary health. Hence, scientific studies pertaining to their diversity, distribution and abundance become essential. In Eleyele dam, freshwater snails were sampled and physicochemical parameters of the water body were analysed…
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DETERMINATION OF THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF SELECTED VEGETABLE OIL IN MINNA

 

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The present study investigates the physicochemical properties of selected brands of vegetable oils (groundnut, soya bean oil, palm oil and palm kernel oil) sold in Minna, using standard procedure. The specific gravity of the oil ranged from 0.93±0.30 to 0.96±0.20.There was a significant difference in the relative densities of the oils studied. Natural Palm Oil has the highest relative density (1.42±0.26) while Natural Grand Pure…
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Ushie P.O; Ukhurebor K.E; Ukagwu K.J; Acheme D.I (2017) ‘Investigation of the Effect of Stage Cascade on Amplifier Circuits in a Common Emitter Configuration Using Bypass and Non-bypass Capacitors’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 39(1); pp 319-326

 

Abstract: This research investigates the effect of stage cascade on amplifier circuits using transistor in the common emitter configuration. A two-stage amplifier was constructed and its performance was analyzed accordingly. The voltage gain of the amplifier with bypass capacitor is…
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Falade, M.O., Opene, A.J. and Benson, O., 2016. DNA barcoding of Clarias gariepinus, Coptodon zillii and Sarotherodon melanotheron from Southwestern Nigeria. F1000Research, 5.

 

Abstract

DNA barcoding has been adopted as a gold standard rapid, precise and unifying identification system for animal species and provides a database of genetic sequences that can be used as a tool for universal species identification. In this study, we employed mitochondrial genes 16S rRNA (16S) and cytochrome oxidase subunit I (COI) for the identification…
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DETERMINATION OF PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF WHITE COWPEA BEANS (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) COLLECTED FROM MARKETS IN MINNA, NIGERIA

 

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The proximate and mineral composition of white cowpea beans (Vigna unguiculata) obtained from three different markets inMinna, Nigeria, was determined in this study. White cow pea beans were collected from three markets in Minna, using simple randomsampling and analyzed for proximate and elementary composition by standard procedures. The beans samples from Maikunkele had thehighest moisture (6.20±0.20%), crude fiber (3.26± 0.52%) and lipid content (4.21± 0.36%).Carbohydrate content was found to be highestin…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Ushie Patrick O; Ukagwu Kelechi J; Acheme David I (2017) ‘Measurement of Electromagnetic Fields from High Voltage Transmission Power Lines in Evbotubu Area of Edo State Nigeria’ Journal of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, 39(1); pp 341-346

 

Abstract: For over three decades there has been a growing understanding of the effects of electric and magnetic fields along High voltage Transmission Power lines (HVTPLs). These fields are higher close to the HVTPLs and fall with distance. Magnetic…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Maor Moses S; Aigbe Efosa E. (2017) ‘Mollification of WCDMA Interference on Uplink Channels in Cellular Network Using the Power Control Approach’ British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 20(4); pp 1-11 DOI: 10.9734/BJAST/2017/33048

 

Abstract: One of the major problems in Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) Radio Access Network (RAN) is interference; which reduces the signal quality of a cellular network system. Most cellular network service providers use either frequency planning or code planning techniques…
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Ukhurebor Kingsley E; Azi Samuel O; Abiodun Isaac C; Enoyoze Esosa (2017) ‘Approximation of the Dew Point Temperature Using a Cost Effective Weather Monitoring System’ Physical Science International Journal, 14(3); pp 1-6 DOI: 10.9734/PSIJ/2017/32862

Abstract: In this era of global warming, research in weather measurement and prognostications are becoming more and more pertinent; getting the latest weather information and taking the necessary precautions have become a major issue all over the world. Dew point temperature is an important weather parameter…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Abiodun I.C; Azi S. O; Otete I ; Obogai L. E (2017) ‘A Cost Effective Weather Monitoring Device’ Archives of Current Research International, 7(4); pp 1-9 DOI: 10.9734/ACRI/2017/32885

Abstract: Getting the latest weather parameters and taking the necessary precautions about the recent climate induced environmental disasters have become a major course of concern in this era of global warming. In this research a cost effective weather monitoring device was constructed using an Arduino Mega 2560 microcontroller and some…
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Ushie O.P; Pekene D.B; Obi E.O; Ukhurebor K.E (2017) ‘Investigation of Field Induced Effect of High Voltage Transmission Line in Calabar, South South, Nigeria’. Physical Science International Journal, 15(1); pp 1-9 DOI: 10.9734/PSIJ/2017/32022

Abstract: Due to increase in energy cost of transmission, high voltage transmission becomes the most economical for the transfer of large amounts of electrical power, because the higher the transmission voltage, the more efficient and cheaper the transmission. Due to increase in population, the towns are expanding,…
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Ukhurebor K.E; Batubo T.B; Abiodun I.C; Enoyoze E (2017) ‘The Influence of Air Temperature on the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City, Nigeria’ Journal for Applied Science and Environmental Management (J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage.), Vol 21(4); pp 657-660 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jasem.v21i4.5

Abstract: Research in weather measurement, monitoring and prognostications are becoming more and more pertinent in this era of global warming; getting the appropriate weather predictions and taking the necessary precautions have become very paramount. This research shows the influence of…
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Ukhurebor K. E; Abiodun I.C; Bakare F (2017) ‘Relationship between Relative Humidity and the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City, Nigeria’ Journal for Applied Science and Environmental Management (J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage.), Vol. 21(5); pp 953-956 https://dx.doi.org/10.4314/jasem.v21i5.22

Abstract: The influence of weather in all aspects of human endeavors is evident in the recorded loss of lives and properties due to weather related disasters usually triggered by global climate changes. Hence, the need for the collation of information about the…
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Olayinka, A.S., Ugwu E.I. and Olabode F.I. (2009); Analysis of Wave Propagation in a Homogeneous Dielectric Crystal. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 4 (2), pp 126-131

 

 

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Wave propagation through crystal was analysed using wave equation in conjunction with pseudo-dielectric function. Considered in the analysed were the patterns of propagated wave for UV, visible and near infrared for a particular value of dielectric constant of the crystal. The relationship between wavenumber and refractive, optical conductance…
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Ohiomu, S. and Ihiensenkhien, A, O. (2017), Dynamic Simulation on Import Demand Model: Empirical Evidence from Nigeria. IOSR Journal of Economics and Finance Vol.8 No 4 Pp. 10 – 19 www.iosrjournals.org

 

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The paper dwells on dynamic simulations for import demand model in Nigeria. The work uses the methodology of Error correction model (ECM) in conjunction with diagnostic tests of variables using Augmented Dickey–Fuller unit root tests and Johansen Co-integration tests to estimate the model for robust…
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  1. A. Amusan, A. S. Olayinka, Y. P. Nwambo, S. O. Alayande, O. D. Ojuh, C. C. James, A. Ibiyemi, O. R. Adetunji, A. A. Fagbulu, W. B. Ayinde. (2010); Electrical Characterization of Vacuum Thermally Deposited Aluminium Thin Film. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 5 (2), pp. 96-100

 

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Vacuum thermal evaporation technique is employed in depositing thin film of Aluminium on the microscopic glass substrate using Edward 090-10-895 B Auto 306 Vacuum Coating System. The…
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O.M. Osiele and A. S. Olayinka (2010); Study of the Structural Properties of some Liquid Metals and their Alloys. Journal of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (J. of NAMP), Vol. 17, pp 81-88. (Nigeria)

 

 

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In this work, the electron gas energy of some liquid metals and alloys were computed based on statistical physics approach. Also, based on the solution of the Ornstein-Zernike equation for a one – component system, a model for the study of the…
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Odabi, I. Odabi and Olayinka, A. Samson (2010); Maximization of Communication Facilities On Network of Personal Computers. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Sciences (JETEAS), Vol. 1(2) 122-126 www.jeteas.scholarlinkresearch.org (UK)

 

 

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Communication is an integral part of man without which it will be practically impossible for man to achieve anything meaningful in life. It is a fact that most 21st century organizations have a network of computers in place, however majority of these organizations…
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This study investigated the physicochemical properties and heavy metals content around some metallurgical workshops in Minna metropolis Nigeria, using standard analytical methods. The pH, electrical conductivity and texture of the sampled soils and the concentrations of heavy metals which include Cu, Cr, Cd, Pb, Ni, Fe, and Zn were determined. The pH of the soils in all the sampling sites ranged from 6.83±0.14 to 8.93±0.18, which implied that the soil were neutral to slightly alkaline. The…
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Olayinka, A.S. and Olayinka T.C. (2013); E-Voting System: A Paradigm to Free and Fair Electoral System. International Journal of Social Science and Sustainable Development. Vol. 3(3). 43-47 (Cameroon)

 

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The need for viable and credible election has become an essential requirement, if most Africa nations will still continue to exist as indivisible sovereign nations and sustain their nascent democracy. In order to achieve this, electronic voting (e-voting) system becomes inevitable because traditional methods of voting used for previous…
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Kifordu A.A., Ohiomu S. & Oshoke S. (2017), Assessment of Entrepreneurial Education and Diversity Management: A Gateway to Sustainable Development in Nigeria; Int’l Journal of College and University (IJCU), Boston, USA  Vol. 4, No. 1 Pp. 46 – 51 ISSN 2395-7492http://ijcu.us/online/journal/index.php/irjmis

 

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The study assessed the contributions of entrepreneurship Education course in enhancing management/ entrepreneurial skills of informal entrepreneurs and diversity management. Informal entrepreneurs are those who passed through the technical/vocational schools and have certificates with which they…
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PROXIMATE AND MINERAL COMPOSITIONS OF SEEDS OF SOME CONVENTIONAL AND NON CONVENTIONAL FRUITS IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

 

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The proximate and mineral composition of water melon, bitter melon, pawpaw, guava and cherry seeds were carried out; these sample seeds were obtained from discards of plants and prepared for use by decocting, sun drying and grinding into powder. Using petroleum ether; of boiling range 40-60oC, their fats were extracted, the protein content, ash content, crude fibre, moisture,…
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Olayinka T.C. and Olayinka A. S. (2014); Quantum Teleportation: an Alternative means to Transportation. Journal of Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics (J. of NAMP), Vol. 27. 251-256. (Nigeria)

 

 

 

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Transportation systems available at present have been discovered to have their limitations as to the time and space required to transport items from one location to another. Teleportation technology is a fast growing area of research which has the potential to influence the present means of transportation…
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Olayinka A.S. and Igboanugo A. C. (2014); Modeling Grinding Processes as Micro-Machining Operation. Nigerian Journal of Technology (NIJOTECH), Vol. 34(3). 513-522. (Nigeria) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/njt.v34i3.13

 

 

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Quest for precision components and parts in manufacturing industries has led to an increase in the need for effective and efficient finishing operations that can satisfy this increasing demand. Grinding process can meet these critical needs for accurate and economic means of finishing parts, and generate the required surface topography. Modeling of…
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 Abstract

The comparative nutritional values of bambara nut obtained from major market in Minna, Niger State, Nigeria were determined using standard analytical methods. The parameters investigated in proximate composition include protein, fat, fibre, moisture, carbohydrate and ash contents, The moisture content values ranged from 2.86±0.22 – 3.43±0.31%; crude protein 29.83±0.11 – 31.20±0.52%; crude fat 7.21±0.03 - 8.09±0.34% and ash content 3.20±0.17 - 5.98±0.40%; crude fibre 3.76±0.03 – 4.70±0.09 and total carbohydrate 48.82±0.16 – 51.56±0.21 % for…
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Adetunji B.I., Olayinka A.S., Fashae, J.B., Ozebo V.C. and Adebayo G.A. (2016) Ab-initio investigation of the electronic, lattice dynamic and thermodynamic properties of ScCd intermetallic alloy. International Journal of Modern Physics B. Vol. 30(24), 1650175 (8 pages). DOI: 10.1142/S0217979216501757

 

 

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The electronic structures, lattice dynamics and thermodynamic properties of rare-earth

intermetallic ScCd alloy are studied by the first-principles plane-wave pseudopotential

method within the generalized gradient approximation in the framework of density functional perturbation theory. The band structure,…
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Olayinka A. S., Odeyemi E. O. and Okwunjor, O. Phonon Dispersion and Thermodynamic Properties of Ytterbium. (2016). BIU Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. Vol. 2(1), 84-93

 

 

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The phonon and thermodynamic properties of fcc Ytterbium (Yb) rare-earth metal is investigated by performing density functional theory (DFT) and density functional perturbation theory (DFTP) calculations within the quasi harmonic approximation (QHA). Phonon dispersion and phonon density of states (DOS) were computed as well as linear thermal expansion as…
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The main aim of this study is to determine the levels of soil pollution with heavy metals in the vicinity of a railway station in Minna, Niger state, Nigeria. In this study, 15 soil samples were collected at a depth of 0-15 cm from the vicinity of Minna railway station, Niger State, Nigeria, and analyzed at the chemistry department, Federal University of Technology Minna, Nigeria between May 2009 and November, 2009. The soil samples were…
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Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Series A: Physical Sciences, Vol 60, Issue 2, May-June 2017, Pages 79-84

 

Dynamic Compression and Thermo-Physical Properties of Some Wood Particles in South Western Nigeria

Sunday Samuel Oluyamoa, Mathew Adefusika Adekoyaab* and Olawale Ramon Belloa

aDepartment of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

bDepartment of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

(received June 6, 2016; revised January 10, 2017; accepted January 20, 2017)

 

Abstract. This study examines the dynamic…
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Journal of Advances in Physics, Vol 10, Issue 11, July 2016, Pages 4137-4140

 

Thermal Properties of Soil Samples from Coastal Sand Landform in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

1 Oluyamo, S. S., 1 Famutimi, O. F., 1,2Adekoya, M. A. and 1Aramide, T. M

1Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology Akure, P.M.B. 704, Nigeria

2Department of Physics, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

 

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This study examines the thermal conductivity of some selected soil samples…
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International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, Vol 7, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages 1992-1999

 

Quality of Service and Performance Analysis of A GSM Network In Eagle Square, Abuja and Its Environs, Nigeria

Lawal B. Y., Ukhurebor K. E., Adekoya M. A., Aigbe E.E

1,3Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

2,3Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

2Department of Physics, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria

4LM Ericsson, Victoria Island, Lagos State, Nigeria


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IOSR Journal of Applied Physics (IOSR-JAP) Vol 9, Issue 3, (May –June, 2017), Pages 14-17

 

Variation of Bulk and Particle Thermal Properties of Some Selected Wood Materials for Solar Device Applications

1Oluyamo, S. S., 2Aramide, T. M., 3Adekoya, M. A. and 4Famutimi, O. F

Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Research Unit,

1, 2, 4 Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

3Department of Physics, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

 

Abstract: The study examines the variation…
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International Research Journal of Pure and Applied Physics Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 22-29, June 2015

 

Effects of Dynamic Compression on the Thermal Conductivities of Selected Wood Products of Different Particle Sizes

Oluyamo S. S and Adekoya M. A

Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics Research Unit,

Department of Physics, Federal University of Technology, P.M.B. 704, Akure, Nigeria

 

Abstract: The study examines the effects of dynamic compression on the thermal conductivity of five different wood species of the families…
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Parasitic infections of the African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus tetraspis) and the ornate Nile monitor (Varanus ornatus) from Nigeria

Elisha E. Enabulele, Habibat J. Ozemoka, Agnes O. Awharitoma and Martins S.O. Aisien*

Abstract

The parasitic infections of market derived Osteolaemus tetraspis from the rainforest and Varanus ornatus from locations in the savanna-mosaic and the rainforest of southern Nigeria were investigated. Parasites recovered from O. tetraspis included members of the Pentastomida, Trematoda and Nematoda. An undescribed pentastomid belonging to the family Sebekidae…
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This paper interrogates the substantive philosophy of Nigeria’s development policy through attempts at survey of the historicity of planning in Nigeria. The domestication of the interactions of the development phenomena, it contends is riddled with inconsistency of philosophy or ideology and methods in Nigeria. Since it would appear that Nigeria’s planning was mostly based on woolly logic without deep philosophical substantiation, the development progression was stunted and the possible gains of import substitution industrialisation, miscarried.…
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Anurans as Inter mediate and Paratenic Hosts of Helminth Infections in the Rainforest and Derived Savanna Biotopes of Southern Nigeria

Abigail A. Imasuen, Habibat J. Ozemoka, and Martins S. O. Aisien

Abstract

Anurans from the rainforest (Okomu National Park) and derived savanna (Agbede) locations in Nigeria were investigated for their role either as inter mediate or paratenic hosts of helminth infections. A total of 269 anuran specimens (157 from the Okomu National Park and 112 from Agbede) were examined. Metacercariae…
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The perfunctory characterisation of economic crises has gradually sneaked into academic discourse and increasingly acquiring scholarly influence in Nigeria. This largely features in the analysis of Nigeria’s economic crises. The current crisis is ascribed to the decline in crude oil production and glut in the oil international market. However, the hazy analysis raises questions about the ontology and nature, character and definitive appearance of economic crises. This paper is an attempt at political economy critique…
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This article examines the role played by an indigenous agricultural product, Ishan cotton in the pre-colonial cloth industry of Esan people, Edo State, Nigeria. As primary raw material, Ishan cotton was essentially produced by female farmers who were not only culturally protected from male competition but had also developed strong comparative advantage in cloth manufacture. The growth of the Ishan cotton and locally manufactured cloth during the pre-colonial era has causal interrelationship with the transformation of the quantitative skill…
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INTRODUCTION

Pomadasys jubelini commonly called the grunter belongs to the Family Pomadasyidae. Three species available to this family are, Pomadasys perotitirogeri and P. jubelini. Of these species P. jubelini has been found in the New Calabar–Bonny River and constitute about 10% of its commercial catches.

 


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Five accessions labeled NHCO3, NHCO25, NHCO26, BN/OD/O1 and ON/OD/02 of Corchorus L. (Malvaeae) obtained from National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Nigeria and home gardens in Benin City and Owo were evaluated in the University of Benin, Benin City. Primary data were obtained based on eleven qualitative and nine quantitative agro-morphological characters. These characters include: growth features of stem and leaves, plant height days to 50% germination, days to 50% flowering, days to 50% fruiting,…
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The study investigated the exogenous application of Naphthalene acetic acid (NAA) on the vegetative traits of two varieties of pepper (Capsicum annuum L. and Capsicum frutescens L.) the treatment were 0, 1, 5, 10 and 20 ppm NAA. NAA at 1ppm concentration increased plant height, leaf area and number of leaves in both varieties. Shoot height of 23.17 ± 1.45 cm was recorded in C. annuum at 1 ppm treatment as against 18.90 ± 3.12…
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ODIWO,O.W. and OMORIUSIWA ,M.O .(2013) Optimization system of a production company in Edo cement companies Limited in Benin Journal, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria ISSN1118-8995

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The major problem of business organization is to seek or minimize a specific quantity of the objective that depends o a finite number of input variables. The modern production companies today are faced with production amongst various individual companies involved. Managers are guiding a way of reducing cost from equipment and making…
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The isolation of hydrocarbon-degrading bacteria in topsoil and subsoil samples of selected mechanic workshops located in the Benin metropolis was carried out. The highest and lowest bacterial counts in topsoil samples were found out to be 2.94 x 106 CFU/g and 2.39 x 106 CFU/g in CENTRAL road and OGBELAKA road automobile workshops respectively.   The highest and lowest bacterial counts in subsoil samples were found out to be 1.14 x 106 CFU/g and 1.09 x…
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Corchorus (L) is an important vegetable, grown mainly for its leaves. It contributes to the dietary requirements of the local populace as well as local economy. Five accessions, three labeled NHCO3, NHCO25 and NHCO26 obtained from the Plant Genetic Resources Unit of Nigerian Institute of Horticulture (NIHORT), Ibadan and two BN/OD/01 and ON/OD/02 obtained from home gardens were evaluated for their proximate: ash, moisture, carbohydrate, protein, lipid and fibre contents. Result showed that all biochemical parameters evaluated vary…
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On-farm research is a set of procedures for adaptive research aimed at developing recommendations for representative groups of farmers. These groups of farmers’ plots are used as the research site, thereby allowing for appropriate site specific technology, valid results and faster adoption. The move towards on-farm research means that researchers, such as plant breeders and agronomists, who have been trained in techniques of on-station research, are now under pressure to move on-farm. As a…
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The efficient use of plant genetic resources requires the careful collection of germplasm, its conservation, evaluation, documentation and exchange. Over the last few decades, plant tissue culture has been used to propagate hundreds of plant species. The use of this technique has been particularly important for conservation and multiplication of plants that produce seeds, propagated vegetatively, recalcitrant or have unpredictable seed germination. In vitro collection is a natural outgrowth of this work. Tissue culture being a basic component…
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EHIOROBO, O.L. and ODIWO,O.W.(2011).Organizational Learning and Learning Organization Paradigm for Organization Competitiveness in Benin Journal of Social Sciences ISSN1118-8996

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Despite the growing popularity of the term “Organizational Learner”, wittings on the topic have little consensus in terms of definition, perspective, conceptualization, and methodology. This paper examines the dichotomy between the two main streams of theorizing in the field. The first stream is the learning organization which is concerned with how an organization should learn. The second stream is…
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MacDonald Idu 1*, Goddidit Igbafe 1, Joseph Erhabor 1

  1. Abstract

    Materials and methods: Routine methods were used in this study.

    Conclusion: J. tanjorensis contains important elements which if used in recommended doses could be of immense benefits to man.

    Keyword: Anti-anaemic, Acute toxicity, proximate analysis, Jatropha tanjorensis, Rabbits.


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ABSTRACT

 

The effect of crude oil on growth and survival of Capsicum annuum was investigated in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. Planting was done in polythene bags measuring (60 x 25x 15cm) and each bag was filled with 15kg of top soil (0-15m depth) collected from Ologbo flow station, Benin City. Two polythene bags per crude oil concentration were replicated thrice in a randomized block design which made a total of 18…
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Law, Conflict and Human Rights in Africa, 1 (2012):107-142

 

NIGERIA’S NATIONAL GENDER POLICY AND THE RIGHT OF WOMEN’S PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS: AN ASSESSMENT

 

BY

Florence .U. Masajuwa

 

Abstract

Since the 1999 return of democracy, representation of women in political office has fluctuated. Nigeria women’s political, economic and social rights remain largely neglected, as seen in the lack of gender equality and political representation. The National Gender Policy, which stipulates a 35 percent presence of women in all…
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Ohanmu,E. O., Bako,S. P. and Adelanwa,M. A.

The effect of crude oil spillage on the growth performance of Capsicum frutescens L. (chilli pepper)was assessed in a polythene bag treated with 0 mL (control), MI (75% unpolluted + 25% crude oil polluted soil) and HI (50% unpolluted soil + 50% crude oil polluted soil) respectively. The various concentrations were arranged in a complete randomized block design during the rainy and dry season respectively. The plant height, leaf…
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BIU Journal of Social and Management Sciences, 2 (1), 2004: 40-48

THE MILITARY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL

 

BY

Florence U Masajuwa & Nse Akpan

 

Abstract

Local governments are third tier level of government meant to serve as agent of rural and grassroots development. In Nigeria, they have evolved through the years acquiring different status which each successive administration structuring them to suit its peculiar needs and purposes. Most of the reforms do…
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International Journal of Arts & Sciences, CD-ROM. ISSN: 1944-6934: 07(05):453–468 (2016).

CREDIBLE ELECTIONS AND ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF DEMOCRATIC ORDER: THE NIGERIAN DIMENSION

 

BY

 

Adekunle S. Ajisebiyawo and Florence U. Masajuwa

 

Abstract

Credible elections are indispensable to the establishment and maintenance of democracy. This is because elections, inter alia, provide legitimation for the state and its custodians. In developed liberal and social democracies such as the United States and many European states, elections have been institutionalized as…
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Namibian Journal of Management, 3(1 and 2), 2016: 64-91

STRENGTHENING THE GENDER BALANCE: WOMEN AND DECISION -MAKING IN OIL PRODUCING COMMUNITIES IN THE NIGER DELTA

 

BY

Florence U Masajuwa, PhD and Adekunle Ajisebiyawo

 

Abstract

In most Nigerian communities, participation in decision making is gendered, reflecting the structure of the dominant patriarchal ideology. The advent of the petroleum industry in the country has further entrenched the problem by undermining the voices of women regarding the distribution of the benefits…
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Nigeria Journal of Food, Drug and Health Law, 8 (2015): 8-17

CHILDREN INSURGENTS IN WEST AFRICAN SUB-REGION: THE BOKOHARAM EXAMPLES IN NIGERIA, CHAD AND CAMEROON

 

BY

Chijioke, J.O, Adesina, E.A & Masajuwa, F.U, PhD, (Mrs.)

 

Abstract

This study is on child involvement in Boko Haram, one of the world’s deadliest extremist groups.  One of the most shocking horrors of Boko Haram’s rampage across West Africa has been the insurgent’s ability to turn capture girls and boys…
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Nigerian Journal of Social Sciences (NJSS)

RENTIERISM AND OFFICIAL CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA

 

BY

S.A. Idahosa
Department of Political Science & Public Admin.
University of Benin, Benin- City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Masajuwa Florence
Department of Political Science & Public Admin.
Igbinedion University, Okada, Edo State, Nigeria.

AdesoyeIsiaka Mustapha
Department of Government
Federal Government Girls College, Benin-City, Edo State, Nigeria.

 

Abstract

This paper discusses corruption in the Nigeria state from the…
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JABULAW Journal, 4 (1), 2017:188-203

CONTROL OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES AND PROTECTION OF HOST COMMUNITIES INTERESTS IN NIGERIA: A LEGAL APPRAISAL

 

BY

Florence U. Masajuwa, PhD

 

Abstract

 This paper examines the contentious issue of ownership and control of the oil industry in Nigeria and how successive constitutions and other enactments vested ownership and control of the oil industry in the hands of two of the three critical stakeholders of the oil industry, the federal government (FGN) and the…
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Nigerian Journal of Policy and Development, 3, 2004:86-94

INTEREST GROUPS AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF STRUCTURAL ADJUSTMENT PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA

 BY

 FLORENCE MASAJUWA

 Abstract

The Structural Adjustment Programme (“SAP”) came into existence with the 1986 annual budget as a core policy programme of the Ibrahim Babangida’s administration to address Nigeria’s economic problems. The debates and controversies accompanying the birth of SAP awakened people’s interest to know the forms of interactions between institutions that lead to policies. They also became interested…
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KIFORDU, A.A., UGBOMHE, O.O and ODIWO, O.O (2016). Entrepreneurship education; a gate way toward the development of global economy, Journal of entrepreneurship research & development Vol. 1 no 1 pp121-134

Abstract

Most successful economies are driven by high level of private sector participation in the economy alongside with good government policies and programs driving such framework. With this era of public sector dominance and shrinking economic activities in our country, a lot of attention needs to be focused on…
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Igbinedion University Law Journal, 8, (2009): 54-67

SHARES AND CLASS RIGHTS IN NIGERIA’S COMPANY LAW: A CRITICAL OVERVIEW

BY

FLORENCE MASAJUWA

 

Abstract

What constitute the shares of a company has assumed varying legal meanings overtime. During the period of the Deed of Settlement Company, the partnership property vested in the trustees, with members having a kind of “shares” which entitled them to an equitable interest in the assets of the company. The snag with this arrangement is that the…
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Journal of Jurisprudence & Public Law, 1(2012):328-373

THE OIL INDUSTRY AND HOST COMMUNITIES OF THE NIGER DELTA: BACKGROUND AND JUSTIFICATION FOR A BENEFICIAL RELATIONSHIP

BY

Florence Masajuwa, PhD

Abstract

 This study examined the relationship between the oil industry and host communities through the historical evolution of the oil industry in Nigeria. This is informed by the fact that in recent years, significant strides have been made to build a legal framework for matters of this nature in most resource-bearing areas…
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ODIWO, O.W. and Mr. ENABULELE, D.O (2011) Due Process in Government, Procurement Challenges and its Implementation in Nigeria in Benin Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 1118-8996

 Abstract

The main objective of the paper is to do a theoretical discussion of Due Process in government procurement vis-à-vis challenges its implementation in Nigeria. It becomes necessary that contract; government agency should have proceedings, transparency without favoritism and corruptible tendencies, which should be implementable and enforceable in Nigeria. The paper examines…
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ODIWO,O W. and OMORISIUWA, M.O .(2013) Business and poverty in Nigeria, a historical approach in Knowledge Review ISSN 1595-2126

Abstract

Business is any activity that an individual engages into hat leads to the satisfaction of human wants. Poverty is a situation when a person is not able to meet up his basic needs of food, shelter, clothing and subsistence employment; he can be said to be a poor person. The dimension of poverty ranges from infinity complex and personality…
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OGUNODE and ODIWO, O W. (2013). Consumer Behaviour and its implication for the environment in Knowledge Review ISSN 1595-2126

Abstract

The study of consumer behavior is primarily concerned with finding out how individuals, groups and organizations select, buy, use and dispose of goods, services, ideas or experiences in orders to satisfy their needs and wants. This paper focuses on the impact of the process of producing and consuming of goods and services on the environment in which we live.…
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ODIWO,O.W. and EZEWELE, S. E .(2009) , Social Responsibility   and Challenges of Enforcing Organizational  Goals in Journal of Globalization and Development in Africa, Volume2, December, pp.88-97 ISSN21412707 

Abstract

This paper takes a critical at the dimensions of social responsibility and the challengers of enforcing organizational goals in Nigeria. Business leaders are expected to develop strategy policy as regards it role in the environment where it is operating. Such policy formulation is in the area of social responsibility that…
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ODIWO, W.O & OMORISIUWA, M.O.(2013) Effectiveness of queuing model of the waiting lines in the bank ,Benin city, Africa Journal of physical sciences volume 4 pp 22-32 ISSN:2141-0100

 Abstract

The study examines the effectiveness of queuing models in the establishment and services organization. It attempts to find a balance between cost associated with having to wait for services and the cost of providing a fast service. Queuing model are set of tools for analyzing such problems concerned with providing…
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Anyebe,S; Odiwo,W.O;Aronokhale,P.F&Ugbomhe, O.U (2017) Challenges Of Solid Waste Management In Urban Market In Nigeria: A Study Of Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, NIGERIA:Sahel Analyst Journal Management Sciences( vol.14 No3 , 2016) University of Maiduguri ISSN 1117-4668

 

Abstract

The study sought to determine the composition of solid waste in Ogbete Main Market, Enugu, ascertain the challenges encountered in solid waste management in Ogbete main Market, and determine the solid waste management process in Ogbete main market, Enugu. Probability sampling method was…
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ODIWO, O.W. and EZEWELE, S. E. (2009), Social Responsibility   and Challenges of Enforcing Organizational  Goals in Journal of Globalization and Development in Africa, Volume2, December, pp.88-97 ISSN21412707  

ABSTRACT

This paper takes a critical at the dimensions of social responsibility and the challengers of enforcing organizational goals in Nigeria. Business leaders are expected to develop strategy policy as regards it role in the environment where it is operating. Such policy formulation is in the area of social responsibility that…
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Volume 2, Issue 4/2017 Vol. 2, Nr. 4/2017

CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND FIRM FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE OF THE CAUSAL LINK

Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas IYOHA and David UMORU

 

Abstract:

The paper examines the link between capital structure and firm financial performance in Nigeria on basis of panel research design with secondary data spanning 2010-2014 financial year for seventy (75) sampled companies quoted in the Nigerian Stock Exchange was analysed. The data estimation technique was the 2SLS which is…
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Sahel Analyst: Journal of Management Sciences, 14 (5), 58-73, 2016 Retrieved from www.sajms-fmsunimaid.com

 

PERCEPTION OF STAKEHOLDERS ON THE IMPLICATION OF THE TREASURY SINGLE ACCOUNT ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY

 

Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas Iyoha, Unuagbon Owaghianye Edogiawerie and Anyibuofo Anthony Kifordu

Abstract

The objective of the study is to examine the economic implications of the newly introduced treasury single account in Nigeria. Despite the fact that Nigeria is just adopting the practice, it is not a new phenomenon as it…
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ANTIFUNGAL SUSCEPTIBILITY AND TEST FOR CURE OF CANDIDA SPECIES AMONG VULVOVAGINAL CANDIDIASIS PATIENTS IN A SECONDARY CARE HOSPITAL, NIGERIA

Ejike, C. E1; Agbakoba, N. R2; Ezeanya, C. C3; Emele, F. E4; Oguejiofor, C. B5 & Dirisu, J.2

1Department of Medical Microbiology, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Awka Campus, Nigeria; 2Department of Medical Laboratory Science, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus. Nigeria; 3Department of Medical Microbiology, Edo University Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria; 4Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi Campus,…
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Quarterly Journal of Contemporary Research, 1 & 2 (1), 181-195, 2016

 

OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURE PRACTICES OF OIL AND GAS COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

 

AGBONRHA-OGHOYE IMAS IYOHA and SAMSON OLISENEKWU OSAKWE

 

Abstract

The objective of this study is to examine the effect of ownership structure on environmental disclosure practices of oil and gas companies in Nigeria. Specifically, the study evaluates the effect of several ownership types such as; foreign ownership, managerial ownership, institutional ownership and government ownership…
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Management Sciences Review, 6(1 & 2), 85-98, 2015

 

International Public Sector Accounting Standards Awareness Level among Accounting Students’ in Nigeria

 

Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas Iyoha, Ikponmwosa Michael Igbinovia and Prince Famous Izedonmi

 

 

Abstract

This paper examined the level of awareness of International Public Sector Accounting Standards among Accounting Students in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions and Professional examination training centers. The paper adopted a survey design and used descriptive statistics with the aid of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS…
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LAPAI Journal of Management   Sciences, 7(1), 143-158, 2016

 

Firm Financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Bidirectional Causality?

Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas IYOHA and Anyibuofo Anthony KIFORDU

 

Abstract

 The study examines firm performance and corporate social responsibility: Bidirectional causality? The study employ a cross sectional research design and the data were sourced from the annual reports of all deposit money taking banks quoted on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) covering the period 31st December, 2010 to 31st December,…
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Journal of Finance and Accounting Research, 6(2), 74-93, 2014

 

DETERMINANTS OF PROFIT IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING SECTOR

 

 

Ofuan James ILABOYA and Agbinrha-Oghoye Imas IYOHA

 

Abstract

The broad objective of this study is to investigate the determinants of profit in the Nigerian banking sector. The study employed a panel research design, with bank specific and macroeconomic data sourced from annual reports and Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin covering the period 2006 to 2012. The data…
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International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management

United Kingdom Vol. V, Issue 7, July 2017

http://ijecm.co.uk/ ISSN 2348 0386

 

AGENCY COST AND DIVIDEND POLICY: EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA

 

Omololu Hakeem Olufawoye, Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas Iyoha and Famous Izedonmi

 

 

Abstract

The study examined agency cost and dividend policy with special reference to Nigeria. The assumption that a dependent variable is explained by a particular independent variable at a time while holding others are held constant could not be true.…
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  1. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. June 2017

Vol. 21 (4) 657-660

Full-text Available Online at

www.ajol.infoand

www.bioline.org.br/ja

 

The Influence of Air Temperature on the Dew Point Temperature in Benin City,

Nigeria

*1UKHUREBOR, KE; 2BATUBO, TB; 3ABIODUN, IC; 4ENOYOZE, E

1Department of Physics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State, Nigeria

2Department of Mathematics, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria

3Department of Physics, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

4Department of Mathematics, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo…
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Plasmid Profile of Uropathogens among Children

  1. C. Ebenebe1, K. M. Emeka-Okafor2, C. N. Akujobi2, C. C. Ezeanya2*, N. R. Agbakoba2 and C. C. Egwuatu2

1Department of Pediatrics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra

State, Nigeria.

2Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Nnamdi Azikiwe

University, Nnewi Campus, Nigeria.

 

ABSTRACT

Aims: The study was carried out in order to determine the plasmid profile, antibiotic susceptibility pattern and the type of antimicrobial resistance (whether it…
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  1. Kifordu A.A.,Udoh E.,and Ogbo A.(2016). Effect of Workplace Design on Workers Performance in Manufacturing Firms in South-East Nigeria. Sahel Analyst: Journal of Management Sciences, University of Maiduguri, Borno State, Vol(14) September, 2016, p18-36.

 

Effect of Workplace Design on Workers Performance in Manufacturing Firms in South East, Nigeria

 

Abstract

 

This paper examines the effect of workplace design on performance of manufacturing firms in South-East, Nigeria. With a population of two hundred and thirty-six (236)…
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  1. Agbonrha-OghoyeImas Iyoha; Unuagbon Owaghianye Edosiawerie and Anyibuofu Anthony Kifordu, PhD (2016). Perception of Stakeholders on the Implication of the Single Treasury Account on the Nigerian Economy. Sahel:Analyst;Journal of Management Sciences, Vol 14 (5) Issue 5, ISSN 1117-4668 University of Maiduguri

 

 

Perception of Stakeholders on the Implication of the Treasury Single Account on the Nigerian Economy

 

 

Abstract

 

The objective of the study is to examine the economic implications of the newly introduced treasury…
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  1. Kifordu, A.A;Ogbo, A.I and Ukpere, W.I. (2014). The Effect of Workforce Diversity on Organizational Performance of Selected Firms in Nigeria: Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, MCSER Publishing, Italy (5)10, 231-236, ISSN 2039-2117

The Effect of Workforce Diversity on Organizational Performance of Selected Firms in Nigeria

Abstract

Workforce diversity includes the differences and similarities of the employees. Organizational performance is the extent to which the organizational objectives and goals are being achieved. Most business organizations fail in Nigeria…
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  1. KiforduA.A, Ugbomeh O.O and Odiwo O.W (2016).Entrepreneurship Education: A gateway towards the development of Global Economy. Journal of Entrepreneurship Research and Development (JERD), Kaduna State University, Kaduna volume 1(1), pp121 – 134

 

Entrepreneurship Education: A gateway towards the development of Global Economy

Abstract

Most successful economies are driven by high level of private sector participation in the economy alongside with good government policies and programmes driving such framework. With this era of public sector dominance…
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  1. Kifordu A.A and Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas Iyoha(2016). Firm Financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Bidirectional Casuality? LAPAI Journal of Management Science, volume 7(1), Ibrahim BabangidaBadamosi University, Minna. Pp 143 -158.

 

Firm Financial Performance and Corporate Social Responsibility: Bidirectional Causality?

Abstract.

The study examines firm financial performance and corporate social responsibility: Bidirectional Casualty? The study employ a cross sectional research design and the data were sourced from the annual reports of all deposit money taking banks quoted…
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Obasi C. C., Chukwu N. P., Ogbewey L. I., Asogwa C. S. (2016), Design and Implementation of Automated Healthcare Software System for Outpatient Health Maintenance, Computer and Intelligent Systems Vol. 7 No. 10: pp: 53 – 60.

Abstract

Presented in this article is a software system that is aimed at automating health maintenance process for aged people.  The system simulates health parameter such as body temperature, pressure weight and height of patients.  The generated parameters are used to compute the…
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Obasi C. C., Okezie C. C, Ken Akpado, Chukwu N. P., Asogwa C. S,  Akuma C. K. and  Oluseun O. D (2016).  Real – Time Hand Gesture Tracking for Network Centric Application. International Journal of Computer and Intelligent Systems Vol. 7 No. 8: 32 – 38.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the Real – Time Gesture Tracking for Network Centric Application.  In it, human hand gesture was acquired using Kinect depth camera.  The user posed in front of the camera…
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Obasi C. C, Odeyinde O. B., Agidani J. J., Ibiam V. O., and Ubadike, C. O. (2015). Design and Implementation of Microcontroller Based Programmable Power Changeover. International Journal of Computer and Intelligent Systems Vol. 6 No. 12: 51 – 56.

Abstract

Power failure is a key issue in many developing countries of the world.  To sustain development, the need for alternative power supply becomes necessary.  Changing between the main supply line and the alternative supply poses yet another problem.  Many…
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Computer Science and Applications www.ethanpublishing.com

Volume 1, Number 2, 2014, pp. 124-131 Received: July 21, 2014; Published: August 25, 2014

Pipeline Design Modelling Language (PDML): A Formal Analysis Framework Using FODA

Japheth R. Bunakiye1 and Ogheneovo E. Edward2

 

Abstract:

This is a research progress where FODA (feature oriented domain analysis) is used to implement a formal analysis framework that characterized commonality and variability of features for a transmission pipeline design modelling language. The features representing the pipeline physical…
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 Volume 6, Issue 5, May 2016 ISSN: 2277 128X

International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering Research Paper  Available online at: www.ijarcsse.com

Application of Vector Space Model to Query Ranking and Information Retrieval

  1. E. Ogheneovo* R. B. Japheth

 

Abstract:

Retrieving information from the Internet and large databases is quite difficult and time consuming especially if such information is unstructured. Several algorithms and techniques have been developed in the area…
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Journal of Physical Sciences and Innovation 4, September 2012

© 2012 Cenresin Publications www.cenresinpub.org ISSN 2277-0119

EXPERT SYSTEM DESIGN FOR PC TROUBLESHOOTING

1Japheth B. R. and 2Bubou G. M.

 

ABSTRACT

Computers have simplified our working life to be more efficient and productive, for example, communication can be done through mail and instant messaging, presentation

can be shared through Netmeetings and meeting minutes can be stored in workspace or shared drives. Computers, especially notebooks and laptops are very synonymous with…
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IJARCCE ISSN (Online) 2278-1021 ISSN (Print) 2319 5940 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering Vol. 5, Issue 6, June 2016 Copyright to IJARCCE DOI 10.17148/IJARCCE.2016.5685 405

 Model Interactions in a Domain Specific Modeling Language: An ICT Solution to Transformations in Design of Fluid Supply Systems

 

Igulu Kingsley Theophilus1, Piah Z. Patrick2, Japheth R. Bunakiye3, Georgewill Moses Onengiye4

 

 

Abstract:

In domain specific modeling language development, model interactions and transformations play a crucial…
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The International Journal Of Engineering And Science (IJES) || Volume || 3 || Issue || 10 || Pages || 01-09 || 2014 || ISSN (e): 2319 – 1813 ISSN (p): 2319 – 1805 www.theijes.com The IJES Page 1

 Implementing a Robust Network-Based Intrusion Detection System 1Ogheneovo, E. E. ,2Japheth, B. R.

ABSTRACT

Information security is of great concern these days due to the activities of hackers and malicious users on the Internet. Securing information has become a critical issue and…
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Journal of Physical Sciences and Innovation Volume 2, December 2010

DIGITAL CONVERGENCE TECHNOLOGY IN AN AUDIO CHAT SYSTEM

Japheth B. R

 

ABSTRACT

This paper presents a chat-system as a modern communication system taking advantage of digital convergence that addresses the problems of delays, time and materials wastage, and structures that characterize meetings, personal conversations, group conversation, and advert placements in our society. Communication can be realized through any activity and through specialized forms, such as audio conferencing. The specific…
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American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

2015; 4(6): 99-106 Published online October 16, 2015 (http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajsea) doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20150406.11 ISSN: 2327-2473 (Print); ISSN: 2327-249X (Online)

A Framework for Requirements Engineering for Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems Modeling

 

Japheth Bunakiye Richard1, Asagba Oghenekaro Prince2

 

Abstract:

Domain specific modeling services, especially when made available to pipeline systems that transport oil and gas, constitute an interesting but very challenging domain. It poses fundamental problems for requirements engineering, software architecture, and their…
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American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

2015; 4(5): 92-98 Published online October 16, 2015 (http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajsea) doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20150405.13 ISSN: 2327-2473 (Print); ISSN: 2327-249X (Online)

Oil and Gas Pipeline Design Management System: A Case Study for Domain-Specific Modeling

Japheth Bunakiye Richard1, Asagba Oghenekaro Prince2

 

Abstract:

The intent of this paper is to define a common case study for the domain-specific modeling research community. The domain of the case study is oil and gas pipeline design management systems, i.e., systems that…
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Computer Science and Applications www.ethanpublishing.com

On a Pipeline Design DSML Translation Scheme Using Vocabulary of Components

Japhet R. Bunakiye1 and Ogheneovo E. Edward2

 

Abstract:

This is a research on DSML (domain specific modelling language) for Engineering Designs with particular interest in the domain of Pipeline Design. It is a language metamodel whereby all the syntax in the language are embodied by a domain model that conforms to it. The attributes of the domain model which is actually a pipeline…
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American Journal of Software Engineering and Applications

2013; 2(3): 86-91 Published online July 20, 2013 (http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/j/ajsea) doi: 10.11648/j.ajsea.20130203.11

Supporting engineering design modeling by domain specific modeling language

Japheth Bunakiye. Richard.1, Ogheneovo Edward. Erhieyovwe.2

 

Abstract: Domain specific modeling methodology employed in this solution provides abstractions in the problem domain that expresses designs in terms of concepts in the application domain. Presented in this paper therefore is a metamodelling tool, an integrated platform which offers layered collections of reusable software primitives whose…
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Chukwuma, C. S., Odiwo W.O and Kifordu A.A (2016). The impact of privatization and commercialization in Nigeria: International Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences (IRJMIS) Volume 3(9) September, 2016, 91-102

The impact of privatization and commercialization in Nigeria

 

Abstract

This paper examined the activities/policies of privatization and commercialization of public enterprises in Nigeria and how they have affected the development of the Nation. Although, some of the problems facing public- owned enterprise were examined as well. It looked…
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 E. Sambo., E.U.Obijuru., O.N. Emelike and Kifordu A.A, (2017). Economic Relationship among Partnering, Trust and Organizational Efficiency in selected Construction Firms in North-East, Nigeria. Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol 5(5), pp 240-252, September, 2017

 

Economic Relationship among Partnering, Trust and Organizational Efficiency in Selected Construction Firms in North-East, Nigeria

 

Abstract

 

This study was prompted by the desire to assess the relationship among partnering, trust and organizational efficiency in selected construction firms in North-East, Nigeria. It sought…
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Edem, I. F., Balogun, V. A., Mativenga, P. T. (2017). An investigation on the impact of toolpath strategies and machine tool axes configurations on electrical energy demand in mechanical machining. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 92(5–8), 2503–2509.

Abstract

Manufacturing sustainability and minimal environmental impacts of machining processes could be achieved by embracing energy demand reduction strategies. These may include the use of more efficient machine tool components (such as drives and pumps) and reduction in weights of materials…
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 Egwenu,S., Kifordu A.A and Ukpere W. (2016), Project Control as a Technique for Organizational Efficiency: A Case study of selected firms in Delta State: Corporate Ownership and Control, Volume 13(4) 242-247.

 

Project Control as a Technique for Organizational Efficiency: A Case Study of Selected Firms in Delta State

Abstract

The focus of this study is to investigate Project Control as a technique for achieving organizational efficiency. Efficient Management of project demands that project should be executed according to specification.…
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Vincent A. Balogun, Isuamfon F. Edem, (2017). Optimum  Swept  Angle  Estimation  based  on  the  Specific  Cutting  Energy  in  Milling AISI 1045 Steel Alloy. International Journal of Engineering (IJE), TRANSACTIONS A: Basics, 30(4), 591 - 596.

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Mechanical machining processes are common manufacturing strategies to re-shape materials to desired specification. The mechanistic approach has revealed the mechanics of the machining  processes with various parameters determined. The aim of this work is to investigate the  impact of swept angle optimization and their…
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Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Adeoye, A. O., Olubunmi, I. E., Afolabi, S. O. (2017). Experimental analysis of electro-pneumatic optimization of hot stamping machine control systems with on-delay timer. Journal of Applied Research and Technology, 15(4), 356-364.

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The sustainability criterion in the manufacturing industries is imperative, especially in the automobile industries. Currently, efforts are being made by the industries to mitigate CO2 emission by the total vehicle weight optimization, machine utilization and resource efficiency. In lieu of this,…
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Odiwo Williams Omokhudu, Rev Fr. Chukwuma Stephen, Kifordu Anyibuofu Anthony(Ph.D), “The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria”, International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v5i9.php,volume 9, September 2016, 924-933, ISSN  2319-7064 DOI:1O.21275/ART20161412

 

The Impact of Corporate Governance on the Performance of Manufacturing Firms in Nigeria

 

 

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This paper examined the impact of corporate governance on performance of manufacturing firms in Nigeria. The study employed a cross –sectional data from a…
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Kifordu A.A., Nwoye Ada-John C., and Okafor C. (2017). The Evaluation of Human Resources Management (HRM) Practices and Organizational Resilience in selected manufacturing firms in south east Nigeria. Journal of Management Research (JMR) Vol.11 January-March, 2017.

 

The Evaluation of Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices and Organizational Resilience in Selected Manufacturing Firms in South East, Nigeria

 

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The paper examined the human resource management (HRM) practices and organizational resilience in selected manufacturing firms in south east, Nigeria. The evolution…
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Balogun, V. A., Mativenga, P. T. (2017). Specific Energy Based Characterization of Surface Integrity in Mechanical Machining. Procedia Manufacturing, 7, 290-296.

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In mechanical machining operations, process mechanisms and machining efficiency can be characterized by the cutting tool geometry, process parameters and workpiece materials. These variables are vital parameters to evaluating the specific cutting energy demand as indication to sustainable manufacture. In today's manufacturing environment, where minimum production cost is required to maximize profits, optimum performance of manufactured component is…
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Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Oyegoke, S., Adeoye, A. O. M., Ijagbemi, C. O., Afolabi, S. O., Daniyan, I.A., Akinola , S. O., Simeon, A. P., Uchegbu, I. D. (2016). Experimental analytical design of CNC machine tool SCFC based on electro-pneumatic system simulation. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 19(4), 1958-1965.

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A Smart Clamping Force Control (SCFC) is adapted to hold sensitive workpiece using magnetic proximity switch during a machining operation on the CNC machine tool. It…
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Oladapo, B. I., Balogun, V. A., Adeoye, A. O. M., Ijagbemi, C. O., Oluwole, A. S., Daniyan, I. A., Esoso, A., Simeon, A. P. (2016). Model design and simulation of automatic sorting machine using proximity sensor. Engineering Science and Technology, an International Journal, 19(3), 1452-1456.

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The automatic sorting system has been reported to be complex and a global problem. This is because of the inability of sorting machines to incorporate flexibility in their design concept. This research therefore designed…
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Balogun, V. A.,  Oladapo, B. I. (2016). Electrical Energy Demand Modeling of 3D Printing Technology for Sustainable Manufacture. International Journal of Engineering (IJE), TRANSACTIONS, 29 (7), 954-961. ISSN 2278-0181.

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The advent of 3D printers has been embraced globally within few years of its emergence. The surge in the acceptability of rapid manufacturing RM strategy can be attributed to the depletion and cost of natural resources, waste reduction and sustainability criterion of manufactured parts. This rapidly evolving 3D printing technologies…
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Umoru D. (2013), “Monetary Models and Exchange Rate Determination: The Nigerian Evidence”, International Journal of Development and Management Review [INJODEMAR], Development and Management Study Group, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, Vol. 8, No. 1: 172 – 197, June

 

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This paper estimates three different monetary models of exchange rate determination for the Nigerian economy using time series data. These include the Monetary Flex-Price Model, Sticky Price Model and the Hybrid [Flex-Sticky Price] Model. Our estimates reveal…
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Umoru D. and A. N. Tizhe (2014), Causality Dynamics between Money Supply and Inflation in Nigeria: A Toda –Yamamoto Test and Error Correction Analysis.  Journal of Empirical Economics, United States of America, Vol. 3, No. 2: 63 – 75, July

 

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This paper examines the dynamics between money supply and inflation in Nigeria using the Toda-Yamamoto causality test and the error correction methodology from the period of 1980-2012. Causality is found to run from money stock to output…
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Umoru D. and N.L Aisien (2014), The Monetary Policy Rate of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Nigerian Stock Market: A Structural VAR Analysis. Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods, United Kingdom, Vol. 3, No. 3: 79 –113, ISSN: 2241– 384 (Print), 2241– 0376 (Online), August

 

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This study examines the dynamic relationship between stock market performance and the CBN monetary policy rate between the period of 1973-2012. We utilized the “all share price index” in…
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Umoru D. and E. Solomon (2015), “Threshold Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity Model of Exchange Rate Volatility and its Determinants in Nigeria”, AAU Journal of Management Sciences, Epkoma, Nigeria, Vol. 6, No. 1 & 2: 188 – 198, December

 

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This study examines the determinants of the volatility of exchange rate of the Naira in relation to the US dollar using time series data set that spans from 1986 through to 2014. The study was estimates the volatility of the…
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  1. Umoru D. and O. Ewere Okungbowa (2016), “Devaluation, External Balance and Macroeconomic Adjustment: An Econometric Evidence for Nigeria”, Sokoto Journal of Management Studies, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State, Nigeria, Vol. 11, No. 2: 1 – 22, September

 

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This study examines the interplay between Naira devaluation, external balance position with particular reference to the Marshal-Lerner condition and the macroeconomic performance of the Nigerian economy from 2000 through to 2015. The study was econometrically piloted by estimating…
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Umoru D. (2013), Employment and Economic Growth in Nigeria: A Bounds Specification.  Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, United States of America, Vol.4, No.5: 49- 61, March

 

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The paper examines empirically, whether or not employment impact significantly and positively on  GDP growth in Nigeria over the sample period of thirty-eight years. The newly developed bounds testing approach to co-integration was adopted in the study. The results obtained reveal that both the short-run and long-run growth effects of employment…
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Umoru D. and M. A. Erhi (2017), St. Louis Model for Macroeconomic Policy Determination in Relation to Employment Generation in a Developing Economy: Some Simulation Results. Academic Journal of Economic Studies, Romania. Vol. 3, No. 3, 24–32. September.

 

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This study uses St. Louis model to econometrically answer the question of whether the Keynesian policy or the Monetarist’s policy was more efficacious on employment generation in Nigerian with quarterly data for sample period of 1992 to 2016. The…
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  1. Umoru D. and Samuel Iweriebor (2017), “Econometric Test of Arbitrage Pricing and its Volatility in the Nigeria Equities Market”, CARD International Journal of Management Studies, Business and Entrepreneurship Research, Rivers State University of Science & Technology, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Vol. 2, No.2: 109 – 131, June.

 

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The study is an empirical test of validity of arbitrage pricing theory (APT) in Nigerian Stock Exchange Market (NSEM) and its volatility for the sample period of 2010 to…
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Umoru D. and Janet A. Onimawo (2017), A Study on Growth and Oil Price Fluctuation in Nigeria: A Variance Decomposition Evidence. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, Iraq. Vol. 4, No. 1, 1–11. September.

 

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This study examines the impact of oil price shocks on economic growth rate in Nigeria using the impulse response functions and forecast error variance decomposition on quarterly data from 2000 to 2016. This study finds that fluctuations in oil prices cause…
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Akinnuli, B. O., Ojo, O. O., Balogun, V. A. (2016). Model Developed for Competing Accessory, Spare Parts and Miscellaneous Costs for Limited Available Budget under Machine Availability. British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 16(3), 1-8.

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In a developing company or industry where there is availability of machines to keep the industry running effectively, a need always arise to consider the accessories and the spare parts which will enhance the production planning and also affects the economic growth of…
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Umoru D. and A. E. Uwubanmwe (2013), Aggregate Investment and Macroeconomic Policy Evaluation in Nigeria: Econometric Analysis of the Evidence. Journal of Statistical and Econometric Methods.  Vol. 2, No. 3, 115-128 ISSN: 2051–5057 (print version), 2051– 5065(online), United Kingdom. September.

 

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This study evaluated the impact of macroeconomic policy on aggregate investment in Nigeria over the sample period of forty three years. The Granger Two-Step method of co-integration and error correction estimation were adopted in the study. The…
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Balogun, V. A., Edem, I. F., Adekunle, A. A., Mativenga, P. T. (2016). Specific energy based evaluation of machining efficiency. Journal of Cleaner Production, 116, 187-197.

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Rubbing and ploughing increase the tool tip energy demand in machining. An efficient set of cutting conditions would direct the energy into material shearing and hence selecting the efficient set is a value adding activity. In this work, a side milling tests were conducted on a milling machine tool to investigate the specific…
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Vincent A. Balogun, Isuamfon F. Edem, Paul T. Mativenga, (2016). E-smart toolpath machining strategy for process planning, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 86(5 -8), 1499 - 1508. DOI: 10.1007/s00170-015-8286-5

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The environmental impact of conventional machining processes as influenced by the consumption of electrical energy resources is one of the contributing factors to global warming potentials and pollution. This is as a result of CO2 emission in the manufacturing process. Mechanical machining is one of the most commonly used…
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Small Farmer Adaptation to Climate Change in Nigeria: Multivariate Probit Analysis of Crop Choice.

 

                                                    Odozi, J.C and Awoyemi, T.T.

 

This article examines the types of crops farmers are likely to choose and how the decision is linked to climate. General Houshold Survey data on smallholder farms collected by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in 2010 was used with baseline climate observations (1950-2000) and projections (2000-2050) of the WorldClim database (WCDB), a global climate data depository for…
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Growth performance and feed utilization of fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus (Teugels) fed processed Pauletia monandra (Kurz) seed meal

MO Agbugui, S.J Oniye, J Auta, FO Abeke

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The growth performance and feed utilization of fingerlings of Clarias gariepinus fed diets containing a commercial feed and Pauletia monandra seed meal was studied for 56 days. The experimental diets were: diet 1 (37.50% commercial feed +12.50% P. monandra seeds), diet 2 (25.00 commercial feed +25.00 P. monandra seeds), diet 3 (12.50% commercial…
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Olufemi B. Akinnuli, Vincent A. Balogun, (2015). Design of a Keypad Operated CNC Drilling Router machine. International Journal of Engineering Research and General Science, 3(5): 864 – 874.

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The CNC router can be adapted for drilling and engraving operations based on the imagination and creative skills of the operator. A CNC router consists of three main parts: a mechanical setup that can move in X, Y and Z directions, a driving circuitry which includes the stepper motor and a…
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Bankole, I. O., Vincent, B. (2015). Design And Finite Element Analysis On Car Seat Height Screw Adjuster Using Autodesk Inventor. International Journal of Scientific Research and Engineering Studies (IJSRES), 2(8), 82-86.

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This research works investigate the structural stress analysis of car seat height screw adjuster in the driver’s side to investigate design failure and to determine the optimum life and necessary factor of safety measures of the chair. In this analysis, parameter and dimension were adjusted during Dynamic simulation…
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The contributions of economic growth and redistribution to poverty reduction in Nigeria.

                                    Odozi, J.C., Awoyemi, T.T. and Ehirim, C.

 

A common narrative on Africa’s development process is that specific country policies of income growth and redistribution are necessary for poverty reduction. This study investigated the relative contribution of economic growth and redistribution on poverty changes over time in Nigeria. We used the national household survey data sets collected by the National Bureau of statistics. Three poverty indices (FGT)…
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Oladapo, B., Balogun, A. V., Afolabi, S. O., Azeez, M. T., Asanta, P. S. (2015). Simulation Model to explore the Characteristic Pump Curve of an Injection Molding Machine: A case study of ABUAD water plant. International Journal of Engineering, Business and Enterprise Applications, 13(1), 63-68.

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The Injection molding machine is one of the commonly used machines for the production of domestic and industrial plastic products, which differ in sizes, shapes, complexities, and applications. Inadequate pressure load to push the…
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On inclusive growth in Nigeria: Equity in Modern Agricultural Input Opportunities and Determinants of Small Farmer Inclusion.

                                               Odozi J.C. and Aderonke Omotola

 

The notion of inclusive growth is a concept that encompasses equity, equality of opportunity and protection in market as well as employment transitions. In Nigeria’s agricultural sector, two noteworthy distributional aspects of programmes often targeted at farmers are that it is tax financed and sometimes subsidized for essential farm inputs and services. Given the cost and…
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Balogun, V.A., Neil Kirkwood, Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Energy consumption and carbon footprint analysis of Fused Deposition Modelling: A case study of RP Stratasys Dimension SST FDM, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(8): 442 – 447.

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It is envisaged and expected that professional engineers, process and product developers plays an active role in the sustainable development of manufacturing activities to overcome the global challenges of depletion of natural resources, environmental pollution and damage to the ecosystems. This…
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Migrant remittances and production efficiency of smallholder farmers in Nigeria.

                                   Odozi, J.C., Adeniyi, A and Yusuf S.A

 

In a credit and risk limiting agriculture, migrants to some extent, played the role of financial intermediaries, which facilitated the transition of rural households from own to commercial production. This was concomitant with household labour shortage for farm operation. Consequently, if the migration behaviour of farm households depended on how remittances figured into the calculation of net benefits, the policy objective…
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Mulyadi, I. H., Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Environmental performance evaluation of different cutting environments when milling H13 tool steel. Journal of Cleaner Production, 108, 110-120.

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Limited availability of natural resources and the negative environmental burden of industrial processes are driving environmental awareness and resource efficiency improvements in manufacturing. Issues of concern in mechanical machining arise from the significant use of electrical energy and oil-based coolants/lubricants. Process innovation through high speed machining has enabled manufacturing cycle times to be reduced…
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Olufemi, B. A., Temitayo, M. A. (2015). Development of an expert system for the repair and maintenance of bulldozer’s work equipment failure. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(6), 1692-1704.

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This work aimed to develop an expert fault diagnostic system for the repair and maintenance of bulldozer work equipment faults. An Expert System, ES is one of the many quick and efficient repairs and maintenance strategy that can be used on these machines. ES is a C# computer…
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Balogun, V. A., Edem, I. F., Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Specific energy based characterization of tool wear in mechanical machining processes. Int. J. Sci. Eng. Res, 6(5), 1674-1680.

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The global trend for energy consumption as a foundational requirement for economic and social development is an increasing one. Electricity consumption is proportional to the CO2 emitted at the process level and especially for machining processes. The electrical energy demand during machining can be categorized and modelled as basic energy (energy…
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Balogun V.A. 2015. Power analysis for machine tool states: critical factors towards a more robust machine tool energy model, 7th Proceedings of the International Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Management and Social Sciences (iSTEAMS)-UNILORIN, pp. 613 – 620.

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The research work aimed to investigate the effect of machine modules and auxiliary units on the power and energy consumption for machine tools. The total electrical current consumption of machine modules and NC codes was measured. The power demand was evaluated and…
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Balogun, V. A., Edem, I. F., Mativenga, P. T. (2015). The effect of Auxiliary Units on the Power Consumption of CNC Machine tools at zero load cutting. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(2), 874-879.

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Electricity consumptions have attracted global interest in recent times. This is attributable to the increasing technological advancement and new machines and materials development hence, an urgent global call for energy efficiency and sustainable manufacture. The electricity consumption in the manufacturing sector especially at…
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Balogun, V. A., Edem, I. F., Bonney, J., Ezeugwu, E.,  Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Effect of Cutting Parameters on Surface Finish when Turning Nitronic 33 Steel alloy. International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, 6(1), 560-568.

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Nitronic 33 steel alloys are metallic alloys that exhibit characteristics such as high strength-to-weight ratio, outstanding corrosion and erosion resistant properties, and the ability to withstand cryogenic conditions and elevated temperatures. These characteristics of Nitronic 33 steel alloys make it popular in the…
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The use and misuse of legislative power of impeachment in Nigeria by Abifarin Olufemi published by Fountain Quarterly law journal Vol 3 December 2006 pg1.

The paper discussed definition, origin and nature of impeachment. He also examined the scope of legislative power of removal of the executive in Nigeria, stressing that Nigeria constitution of 1999 did not use the word impeachment but removal. We examined cases of impeachment in Nigeria from the first case of Alhaji Balarada Musa former governor…
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The imperative of legal frame work for corporate social responsibility by multinational oil companies in the Niger Delta oil communities of Nigeria by     Abifarin Olufemi published by Bi-annual Journal of public law- vol.1 part 1 (2009)p.78

In this paper, we examined corporate social responsibility as a new concept in corporate governance which is aimed principally to address profit, people and planet. We examined the proponents and the critics of the concept and stressed the fact that it has come to…
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The Challenges of Institutionalizing Alternative Dispute Resolution in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifarin Published by Ekiti State University Law Journal 2013

This paper looked at ADR as a complement to the court system of adjudication. We considered Arbitration which is adjudicatory in nature and other methods that are consensual and nonbinding such as conciliation, mediation, negotiation, expert determination etc. We pointed out the challenges facing institutionalization of ADR in spite of its very many advantages. Such challenges include lack of efficient…
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Taxation of ecclesiastical bodies, charitable organization and educational institution in Nigeria by Abifarin Olufemi published by journal of contemporary legal issue Vol 1 No 1 p.103 2009

This is a joint paper which examined taxation of ecclesiastical bodies, charitable organizations and educational institutions in Nigeria. We discussed payment of tax as a constitutional obligation of citizens of Nigeria, we looked at Personal Income Tax Act, Companies Income Tax Act and other tax laws and concluded that even though the church,…
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Prospectively of law as an indispensable ingredient of the rule of law in a liberal democratic state by Abifarin Olufemi Published by journal of law and international security Vol 1 No 3 2007

This paper defined prospectively of law, retroactivity of law was also explained, which we saw as a feature of military regimes in Nigeria. We highlighted those Decrees promulgated as from 1966 up to the end of military rule in 1999. We also discussed the position of the…
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Balogun, V. A., Gu, H.,  Mativenga, P. T. (2015). Improving the integrity of specific cutting energy coefficients for energy demand modelling. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, 229(12), 2109-2117.

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Energy modelling for mechanical machining processes is essential for energy labelling of machined products and as a foundation for selecting optimum cutting conditions that meet economic objectives while reducing energy demand and CO2 footprint. Electrical energy demand in machining can be modelled in…
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Monogamy as a universal religious concept of marriage by Abifarin Olufemi published by journal of law and international security Vol. 1 No 3 2007

This paper looked at marriage in Customary law, Islamic law and Christian law and concluded that it appeared all the religions prefer monogamy as the first option in marriage but in customary law accommodation is given to polygamy as a remedial option, in Islamic law too a stringent condition is given before a second marriage could…
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Nenuwe O. Nelson; Ukhurebor E. Kingsley (2017) ‘Electronic and Structural Properties of AlXGa1-XAs Alloy from ATK-DFT Calculations’ The Transactions of Nigeria Association of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 4;

 

Abstract: The electronic and structural properties of group III-V zinc blende AlAs, GaAs semiconductors and their alloy AlxGa1-xAs were studied theoretically. The virtual crystal approximation (VCA) has been used in conjunction with both the meta-generalized gradient approximation (MGGA) and the generalized gradient approximation (GGA) in the atomistix toolkit-density functional theory (ATK-DFT) implemented…
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Legal framework for the protection of traditional institution in Nigeria by          Abifarin Olufemi published by Journal of Comparative law vol.1 No. 1 2006 p. 33

This paper looked at traditional institution in Nigeria. Here traditional institution is our chieftaincy institution and its role in administration of Justice in pre-colonial and post-colonial Nigeria. We examined the role of traditional rulers in the indirect rule system, the appointment and deposition of chief laws of various states, we distinguished between traditional chiefs and…
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Balogun, V. A., Kirkwood N. D., Mativenga, P. T., (2014). Direct Electrical Energy Demand in Fused Deposition Modelling, Procedia CIRP 15: 38-43.

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3D printing is predicted to grow and underpin distributed manufacture of customized and geometrically complex products. At this early stage of technology development it is timely to consider and optimize the resource efficiency of these layered manufacturing technologies. In this work, the direct electrical energy demand in one of the most popular technologies, fused deposition modelling was…
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Legal framework for Control of Tobacco use in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifarin  published by Kogi State University law journal vol.1 No.1 April 2009

This paper examined the legal framework for control of tobacco consumption in Nigeria. It contended that tobacco is the only legally available consumer product that kills through normal use and that in spite of the risk and dangers associated with tobacco more and more companies are investing in tobacco production in Nigeria and by extension globally. The…
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Balogun, V. A., Mativenga, P. T. (2014). Impact of un-deformed chip thickness on specific energy in mechanical machining processes, Journal of Cleaner Production 69: 260-268.

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Energy demand reduction is a grand challenge for manufacturing sustainability in order to reduce the escalating cost of energy and to cut down on the carbon footprint of manufacturing processes. The direct electrical energy requirements in manufacturing and machining in particular can be modelled from the basic energy required by the machine tool and…
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Imperative of legal framework for traditional health care delivery in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifafrin published by Nigeria Journal of indigenous knowledge and development vol 1 March 2009 p1

In this paper, we looked at the existing law in Nigeria and its provision on traditional health care delivery and discovered that there is none for the federation but only few states have legal framework and regulatory Boards, we also discussed the war of attrition between traditional health care providers and the…
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Balogun, V. A., Aramcharoen, A., Mativenga, P. T., Chuan, S. K., (2013). Impact of Machine Tools on the Direct Energy and Associated Carbon Emissions for a Standardized NC Toolpath, in: Re-engineering Manufacturing for Sustainability, Springer 197-202.

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In mechanical machining, significant energy use can be linked to carbon emissions and an increase in manufacturing cost. When machining a given component, the basic energy state dominates the total energy footprint as compared to tool-tip energy. Thus, the choice of machine tool…
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Gender Issues in child custody in matrimonial causes in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifarin published in the Journal of Commercial and Contemporary law vol.3 June 2012

In this paper, we looked at child custody after a divorce or a decree of judicial separation under Customary law, Islamic law and Christian law. We discovered that from available judicial authorities, that there is a general belief of courts that a child naturally belongs to his father and therefore any child of the marriage…
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Balogun, V. A., Mativenga, P. T., (2013). Modelling of direct energy requirements in mechanical machining processes, Journal of Cleaner Production, 41: 179-186.

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The aim of this research was to contribute towards the development of a new mathematical model and logic for predicting direct electrical energy requirements in machining toolpaths. This model will track the visibility and process dependence of energy and hence carbon footprint in machining process. This study includes a critical review of similar existing models and their…
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Gay marriage, Human Rights and African Cultural Heritage by Abifarin Olufemi published by Nigerian Journal of legal studies volume IX 2010/2011 pg 86

In this paper, we defined gay marriage and described it as a form of sexual perversion in all its manifestation. We examined how gay marriage which was earlier resented globally has now become the norm in the western world. We also examined how the western world has been trying to globalized it and without respect for cultural…
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Curbing the menace of sexual harassment in campuses in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifarin published by The Nigerian Journal of Social Health vol.1 No.2 2008 p 175

The paper defined sexual harassment on campuses in the Nigerian context. It categorizes campus activities to academic, social and religious and that a good student should strike a balance between academic, social and religious activities on the campus.

The paper also raised a very important question as to who is harassing who sexually in the campus?…
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An exploratory survey of cooperative societies law in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifarin Published by Journal of Commercial and contemporary law vol.4 June 2014

This paper did a historical survey of cooperative societies in Nigeria. We looked at the types of cooperative societies in Nigeria we also distinguished between cooperative societies and other similar institutions. We pointed out in the work that cooperative societies are within the purview of the state as per item 32 of the exclusive legislative list in…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Okonigene R.E, Akhadelor S.A, Utiome F.A, (2005). Reliability Analysis of Electric Power Supply in the Niger-Delta Region of Nigeria – Nepa Sapele Undertaking As A Case Study, African Journal Sci., 6(1), pp. 1196 - 1203

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The reliability of electrical power supply of NEPA in Sapele, for a period of seven years (January 1996 - December 2002) was investigated. The reliability parameters was accessed using both the quantitative and qualitative analysis. Enerhen - Agbarho 33kV feeder had the…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2008), The Impact of time on photovoltaic Power Generation in Nigeria, Global Jour. of Engg. & Tech., 1 (4), pp. 465 – 471.

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The effect of time on photovoltaic power generation in Nigeria is investigated in this work. From the study it is clear that the voltage generated depends on time of the day, time of the year, climatic conditions and the geographical location of the site.

The power generated is only available during the day between…
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An Assessment of Statutory Roles of BPE in Privatization and Commercialization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria by Olufemi Abifafrin, Shittu A. Bello and E.E. Published by Journal of department of Public Law and Jurisprudence Usman Dan Fodio University Sokoto 2008/2009.

This is another joint paper written by the trio, of Olufemi Abifafrin, Shittu A. Bello and E.E which discussed the role of BPE in the privatization exercise in Nigeria. The paper outlines the composition of BPE and the supervisory body…
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An Appraisal of Protection against Domestic Violence Law of Lagos State 2007 by Olufemi Abifarin and Jimmy O. Chijioke Published by Afe Babalola University Law Journal

This paper was jointly written by Olufemi Abifarin and Jimmy O. Chijioke

The paper appraised the provisions of the protection against Domestic Violence law of Lagos State 2007. The provisions of the law are far reaching and are capable of protecting both women; children and men in a home and the authors commended the…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2010). Normalization of Control Variables in Thyristor-Thyristor Poer Controller Configuration, Inter. Jour. of Engineering, 4 (3), pp.373 – 377.

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This paper examines the controlled variation of the r.m.s value of the alternating voltage applied to a load via thyristor -thyristor based power controller scheme. The thyristors are connected jn Inverse Parallel configuration. Analyses of the first fundamental component of the Fourier series of the load current were presented. The normalized value of the load current (ILnorm) at…
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An Appraisal of Methodology of Resolution of Conflict between Municipal and International Law by Olufemi Abifarin, Agu Rachael and Abdulrasaq F.F.

The paper was jointly written by Olufemi Abifarin, Agu Rachael and Abdulrasaq F.F. 2008

The paper attempted to answer the question whether an individual can invoke International law before a municipal court? Or to what extent can a national court put into effect within the domestic system rules of International law which are contrary or not contrary to domestic law?…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2010). Comparative Analysis of Power Controller Schemes, Inter. Jour. of Engineering, 4(3), pp. 379 – 385.

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The comparative analysis of the inverse parallel connected thyristor-thyristor and thyristors-diode power controller configurations are presented in this paper.

The controlled variations of the r.m.s value of the alternating voltage applied to a load via power controller scheme were examined. Analyses of the first fundamental component of the Fourier series of the load current were presented. The normalized value of the…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2010). Solar Energy Conversion Efficiency in Nigeria, Global Jour. of Engg. & Tech., 3 (3), pp. 497 – 501.

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The solar energy conversion efficacy of a lOOwatts, 12 volts solar panel mounted In Ambrose Alii University, Ekpoma, Nigeria is presented. The conversion efficiency parameters of Interest were the maximum power point and the fill factors. These factors were evaluated using the short circuit current, open circuit voltage, current and voltage for various resistive loads which were measured…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Jatto O.G, Ehaitamah J., (2011). Effect on Load Variation on 1.4kVA, 220V, 50Hz Inverter, International Journal of Engineering Science, 3 (1), pp. 121 – 124.

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The effect of load variation on 1.4kVA, 24/220volts, 50Hz, single phase inverter is presented in this work. The inverter is fed from a 120A-H, 24volts battery to produce a 220volts, 50 Hz to power alternating current loads. The no-load voltage as recorded to be 24volts. Eight, 200watts filament bulbs were used as…
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A critical appraisal of laws regulating production and consumption of Beer/Alcohol in Nigeria by Abifarin Olufemi published by Nigeria bar Journal 2006

In this paper, we reviewed the various laws regulating production and consumption of alcohol in Nigeria. We first of all identified the types of alcoholic drinks in Nigeria, we considered the Customs and Excise Management Act which is still the law regulating brewing of beer, manufacturing of spirit and manufacturing of menthylated sprit, we considered the liquor licensing…
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Food Poverty Dynamics and the determinants across households in rural South- South Nigeria.

                                                             Odozi, J.C.

This article takes a dynamic approach to the study of poverty by investigating how households exist and stay in poverty over time in rural South South, Nigeria while focusing on the food dimension of poverty. South South region is at the center of multiple risk factors: natural, ecological, social and economic that result in highly volatile income and consumption pattern for households. Balancing potential…
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Odabi, I. Odabi and Olayinka, A. Samson (2011); Absorption of Microwave Radio Frequency (RF) Signal by Atmospheric Rain. Africa International Journal of Science, Technology and Social Sciences. Vol. 1(1) 24-32. (Sierra Leone)

 

 

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Rain fade refers primarily to the absorption of a microwave Radio Frequency signal by atmospheric rain, snow or ice, and losses are especially prevalent at frequencies above 11GHz. The degradation of a signal caused by electromagnetic interference of leading edge of a storm front…
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A comparative analysis of Lagos and Kwara States Citizens Mediation Centre Laws by  Abifarin Olufemi Published by journal of public and private law of Nnamdi Azikwe University Awka Vol 5 September 2013 pg 129

This paper looked at the Mediation Centre Law of Lagos and Kwara States and made a comparison. We noted that the jurisdiction of each differs in some material respect. The two centres are not court connected. The centres are to be run from the government and…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Edeko F.O, Ajuwa C.I, (2011). Development of Zinc Oxide Varistors using Locally Available Materials, Global Jour. of Engg. & Tech., 4 (1), pp. 29 – 32.

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Zinc oxide varistors were developed using locally available materials. The composition of the samples includes ZnO, 98; Bi2O3 and CoO 1% respectively. The compositions were mixed in a polyethylene container using zirconia balls. Cassava starch was a binder. The samples were passed using steel rings as moulds. The passed samples were…
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Joseph Isabona and Olayinka A. Samson (2013); Experimental Investigation of Throughput Performance of IEEE 802.11g OFDM based Systems in a Campus Environment. International Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 2(8). 427-434

 

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This paper investigates the delay dependent stability conditions of time delay systems. The method exploited here is based on choosing a suitable Lyapunov-Krasovskii functional containing triple integral term in combination with passivity conditions, and to our knowledge no one have used triple integral term with combination…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Edeko F.O, Ajuwa C.I, (2011). Nonlinear Coefficients of Zinc Oxide Varistor, Global Jour. Of Engg. & Tech., 4 (1), pp. 41 – 44.

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The nonlinear coefficients and other electrical properties, which support the use of ZnO varistor developed in Nigeria using locally materials, are presented in this work. The varistor was produced through conventional ceramic process at a sintering condition of 1260oC, 2hours. The thickness and diameter of the varistor were 1.32mm and 14.24mm respectively. The threshold…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Ajuwa C.I, Edeko F.O, (2011). Prospect and Challenges for the Development of Zinc Oxide Varistors in Nigeria, Journal of Engineering Science and Technology, 6 (1), pp. 22 – 26.

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Zinc oxide (ZnO) varistors are electronic device that are suitable for surge voltage protection for low, medium and high voltage applications. The raw materials for the production of varistors are widely available in Nigeria. Exploratory research and development has shown that varistors can be produced locally using available…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, Aliu P..A, Yeboah J.K, Iyere S.F, (2011). Performance Analysis of Locally Made Electric Oven, Journal of Engineering Science and Applications (JESA), 7 (2), pp. 53 – 72.

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Electrical appliances are designed to operate at standard voltage and frequency. In this paper the effect of mains voltage variation on the performance of an electric oven developed using locally available materials in Nigeria is presented. The result revealed that an optimum performance was obtained at a rated voltage of…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2011). Maximum Power Point of a Solar Panel in Nigeria, International Journal of Electrical Electronic Engineering, 3 (1), pp. 33 – 36.

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Solar energy is one of the sustainable energy resources that can solve the world’s energy crises if properly harnessed. Solar panels convert directly the sun energy to electrical energy using the principles of photovoltaic effect. Power generated by solar panel depends on factors such as geographical location of the site, time of the year, time…
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Evbogbai M.J.E, (2011). Computation of Electrical Parameters of Zinc Oxide Varistors, Global Jour. Of Engg. & Tech., 4 (4), pp. 521 – 528.

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The application of Microsoft excel software in the computation of the electrical parameters of zinc oxide varistors developed using local available materials in Nigeria is presented in this work. The electrical parameters of interest were the clamping ratio, continuous operation voltage, nonlinear coefficients and capacitance. The result revealed that an optimum composition of 98 percent zinc…
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Okonigene R.E, Ojieeabu C.E, John S.N, Evbogbai J.E, (2012). Developed Application for Voting using Biometric Data to Eliminate Election Irregularities, International Journal of Science and Advanced Technology, 2 (9), pp. 14 – 17.

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This work is part of an ongoing research work carried out to eliminate election irregularities in Nigeria. This developed application, which we tagged “VotingApp”, for the proposed work was simulated using web related applications.   VotingApp is secured application software for organizing voting and voters’ registration exercise.…
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Omorodion I.I, Obinabo C.E, Evbogbai M.J.E, (2016). Optimal Frequency Response Controller Design of Active Suspension System Using Automated Turning Technique, Journal of Engineering Science and Application (JESA), 9 (1), pp. 69 – 75.

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Car suspension system is a mechanism that separates the car from the tire. The objective of the suspension system is to improve a ride quality by ensuring passenger’s comfort and good car road handling when the car is subjected to an input excitation. The dynamics of…
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Omorodion I.I, Obinabo C.E, Evbogbai M.J.E, (2016). On the Observability and Controllability of Active Suspension System, Journal of the Engineering Science and Application (JESA), 9 (1), pp. 18 – 24.

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 The focus of this paper is on the controllability and observability of an active suspension system used in automobile. The primary responsibility of control system Engineers is to design and implement controller. The active suspension system dynamics was captured by a mathematical model. The system transfer function model was…
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Omorodion I.I, Obinabo C.E, Evbogbai M.J.E, (2016). Modeling, Design and Simulation of Active Suspension System PID Controller using Automated Tuning Technique, Network and Complex Systems, 6 (1), pp. 11 – 15.

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Car suspension system is a mechanism that separates the car from the tire. The objective of the suspension system is to improve a ride quality by ensuring passenger’s comfort and good car road handling when the car is subjected to an input excitation. The dynamics of the suspension…
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Omorodion I.I,  Obinabo C.E , Evbogbai M.J.E, (2016). Modeling, Design and Simulation of Active Suspension System Root Locus Controller using Automated Tuning Technique, Mathematical Theory and Modeling, 6 (1), pp. 52 – 56.

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 Car suspension system is a mechanism that separates the car from the tire. The objective of the suspension system is to improve a ride quality by ensuring passenger’s comfort and good car road handling when the car is subjected to an input excitation. The dynamics of…
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F.I. Anyasi A.K. Yesufu V.O.A. Akpaida M.J.E. Evbogbai, J.B. Erua, (2007). Indoor Modeling for Determination of G.S.M Signal Penetration Level: A Case Study of Mud, Block and Steel Building Materials in Ekpoma, Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2 (9), pp.  1443-1449.

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 Interest involves the determination of G.S.M signal strength in Mud, Block and Steel buildings in Ekpoma. Existing path loss exponent values were studied to determine the extent to which building characteristics…
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M.J.E. Evbogbai F.E. Ogieva,  A.O. Osahenvemwen, (2009). Voltage-Time Characteristic of a Solar Panel in Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma Nigeria, International Journal of Electrical and Power Engineering, 3 (1), pp. 31-35.

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The voltage-time characteristics of a 140 W, 33 V solar panel is presented in this research. The readings and plots obtained shows that the terminal voltage of solar panel depends on time of the day. Between 7:30 am to 6:00 pm, the terminal voltage of…
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M.J.E. Evbogbai S.A. Akhadelor G.I. Ighalo F.I. Anyasi,  I.O. Aimuanwosa, (2007). Realization of a 3kVA, Single Phase, Electric ARC Welding Machine with Facilities for Charging Batteries, International Journal of Electrical and Power Engineering, 1 (5), pp. 537-542.

Abstract: This study present a 3kVA, single-phase alternating current, electric are welding machine and a battery charger in one unit. The device was designed, fabricating and tested using material and tools available locally in Nigeria. The work was…
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U. Umar, M.J.E. Evbogbai, R.E. Okonigene, B.A. Kwembe, J.G. Bashay, (2016). Energy Crisis Way-Forward: Diesel Generator-Micro Hydro-Solar Hybrid Power System of Off-Grid Power Station for Rural Development, The SIJ Transactions on Computer Science Engineering & its Applications (CSEA), 4 (3), pp. 29 – 36.

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There are several benefits for using renewable energy sources such as emission reduction, lowering of cost and technological gain. In many remote communities in the world, standalone power systems utilizing renewable sources of energy are…
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Anyasi, F.I, Obiazi, A.M.O,  Evbogbai, M.J.E, Akpaida, V.O.A, Onianwa, C.U, Ebegba, D, (2012). Information Technology in Engineering for Sustainable Development, IOSR Journal of Electronics and Communication Engineering (IOSR-JECE), 3 (3), pp.12 – 21.

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Interest involves the review of information technology in engineering for sustainable development. This takes a look at the relevance of information technology in Engineering with reference to the several form of information exchange between two or more computers through any of the several methods of interconnections.…
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M. J. E. Evbogbai , R. E. Okonigene, U. Umar, B. A. Kwembe, (2016). Renewable Energy Mix: Accelerative Measure For African OffGrid Communities Sustainable Development, International Journal of Innovative Research and Advanced Studies (IJIRAS), 3 (8), pp. 141 – 147.

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 Autonomous diesel-based power system infrastructure in off-grid rural areas has a long time well-known history in many developing countries. However, successful operations of many of the standalone energy system have been obstructed by unexpected soaring price of the fuel…
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U. Umar, M. J. E. Evbogbai, J. G. Bashayi, R. K. Soremekun, B. A. Omojola, (2016). Application of Battery Energy Storage System to Optimize Renewable Energy Resources to the Grid, International Journal Of Advancement In Engineering Technology, Management and Applied Science (IJAETMAS), 3 (10), pp. 52 – 67.

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 Owing to the uncertain nature of energy from renewable sources like solar and wind, electric power generated from these sources are highly unreliable and may upset both the power quality and…
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Welfare Distribution in Rural and Urban Centres in Nigeria: Application of Stochastic Dominance

 

                                          Odozi, J.C. and Awoyemi, T.T and Omonona, B.T.

 

 

Policy makers are interested in knowing the welfare effect of the many development programmes implemented in rural centres in Nigeria. This study applied stochastic dominance approach to show whether the aggregate welfare in rural centres was better than in Urban centres using the household survey data for Nigeria collected by the National Bureau of Statistics.…
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Environmental and Socioeconomic Correlates of Child Malnutrition in Iseyin Area of Oyo State, Nigeria

                                    Awoyemi T.T., Odozi, J.C. and Ogunniyi, A.A.

 

Policy makers at global, national and local levels are more than ever concerned about the rising trend in child malnutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa and how it can be curtailed in the context of general food and basic-needs policies. To support programme setting at the local government level, this study was conducted to examine the relative importance of…
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Cross border trade in grain between Nigeria and neighbouring Niger: Risk managemen

                                                Odozi, J.C.

Grain is an important marketable commodity that is hampered by risk of interrelated dimensions, particularly in borderlands of West Africa. Assessing the extent of risk in borderlands can be valuable for policy-makers and likely to contribute to increased regional trade through effective management. Risk management along the grain supply chain was investigated. The methodology was qualitative using desk review of literature and field survey…
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Efficient Resource use: does human capital matter? The case of cassava production farmers in Oyo State, Nigeria.

 

                      Awoyemi T.T., Odozi, J.C., Atekunrin, A.O and N.C. Ehirim

 

Sustained growth in productivity is closely associated with improvement in child nutrition, adult health, and schooling. In other words, investment in human capital is at a premium in rural development. We examined the role of human capital (HC)on farmer’s resource use efficiency empirically (RUE). Population sample covered 6 local government areas…
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ESUT Journal of Accountancy, 5(2), 88-100, 2014

Assessment of Awareness Level of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Among Accounting Students in Nigeria

 

AGBONRHA-OGHOYE IMAS IYOHA, SOLOMON ORIAHKI and IKPONMWOSA MICHAEL IGBINOVIA

 

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This paper sets out to Assess International Financial Reporting Standard (IFRS) Awareness Level among Accounting Students’ in Tertiary Institutions and Professional Examination Training Centers in Nigeria. The study was prompted by the dearth of research study in this area. Percentage and descriptive statistics analyses…
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International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 4, No. 13; November 2014

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Corporate Governance and Audit Report Lag in Nigeria

Ilaboya, O. J. & Iyafekhe Christian

 

 

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This study investigates corporate governance in relation to Audit report lag in Nigeria. It specifically examined the effect of board size, board independence, audit firm type, audit committee size and audit committee independence and firm size on audit report lag. The study employed time series and cross sectional…
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International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management United Kingdom Vol. V, Issue 6, June 2017 Licensed under Creative Common Page 78

 http://ijecm.co.uk/ ISSN 2348 0386

BOARD ETHNICITY, GENDER DIVERSITY AND EARNINGS MANAGEMENT: EVIDENCE FROM QUOTED FIRMS IN NIGERIA Enofe A. O., Iyafekhe C. & Eniola J. O.

 

 

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This study investigated board ethnicity, gender diversity in relation to earnings management in non financial firms. It specifically examined the impact of foreign directorship, female gender, board size, board…
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ACCOUNTING ETHICS AND THE RELIABILITY OF FINANCIAL REPORTS

Ikponmwosa Michael Igbinovia and Solomon Orhiakhi

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This study examines accounting ethics and the reliability of financial reports. Adopting an exploratory research design, which involves the review of extant literature, it is discovered that without an ethically sound framework, audit exercises may become a formality to be done because the law stipulates that companies must do so for financial statements to be presented to members.…
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Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on African Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable Development (AEISD) Chapter 33, 483-496.

Tax Burden, Tax Incentives and Entrepreneurial Development: Evidence

from Benin City, Nigeria

Ikponmwosa Michael IGBINOVIA and Prof. Emma Okoye

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The study examines the perception of some Entrepreneurs in Benin City, Nigeria with a view to finding out their…
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Management Sciences Review, 6(1 & 2), 85-98, 2015

International Public Sector Accounting Standards Awareness Level among Accounting Students’ in Nigeria

Agbonrha-Oghoye Imas IYOHA, Ikponmwosa Michael IGBINOVIA and Prince Famous IZEDONMI

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This paper examined the level of awareness of International Public Sector Accounting Standards among Accounting Students in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions and Professional examination training centers. The paper adopted a survey design and used descriptive statistics with the aid of Statistical Package for…
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ABSTRACT: This study investigates the challenges facing the internal audit function in Microfinance banks and how such challenges can be ameliorated to enable it play a more effective role in risk management. A survey research design was adopted for this study. Our population consists of 72 micro finance…
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Ohiokha F. I, Odion, A.O & Ohiokha G. (2011). Internal audit and audit committee functions and management effectiveness in Nigerian organizations. AAU Journal of Management Sciences, 2(1) 169-179

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This study examines the influence of internal audit functions and audit committee on the effectiveness of management in Nigerian organizations. One hypothesis is developed to examine the relationship among internal audit…
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Lawani, A.O., Ohiokha, G. & Ohiokha, F. I. (2011). Occupational stress amongst academic staff: Effect on service delivery (A case of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi). Nigerian Journal of Education Health and Technology Reserch (NJEHEJR) 1(2),85-90

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In this study, an attempt is made to examine the relationship between occupational stress among academic staff and the quality of services delivery.…
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Ilaboya, O.J Izevbekhai, M.O & Ohiokha, G. (2016). Board ethnic differentiation and firm value. International journal of Accounting and Management, Obafemi Awolowo University Ile Ife, Osun State.

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The fundamental objective of the study is to contribute to the current debate on the relationship between ethnic differentiation and firm value from a developing country perspective. The study raise…
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Ilaboya, O.J Ohiokha, G. & Izevbekhai, M.O (2016), Determinants of Abnormal Audit fees in Nigerian Quoted Companies. . Dubrovnik, Economic Thought and Practice, 26(1),65-82

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The aim of the study is to investigate the determinants of abnormal audit fees in Nigerian quoted companies, with specific emphasis on how the firm size, Big4, profitability, joint audit, and…
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Ilaboya, O.J Ohiokha, G. & Izevbekhai, M.O (2016), Determinants of Board Size and Composition. A comparative Study of Nigerian and Malaysian Quoted Companies. Dubrovnik, Economic Thought and Practice, 25(2), 423-442.

 

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The broad objective of the study is to examine the determinants of board size and composition in Nigerian and Malaysian quoted banks. The…
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Akhalumeh, P. B., Ohiokha, F.I., & Ohiokha, G. (2011). Board composition and corporate performance: An analysis evidence from Nigeria. Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, 2(4), 64-73

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This study examines the impact of board composition on the economic performance of firms in Nigeria. This study is significant because it attempts to analyze the relationship between corporate governance…
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Akhalumeh, P.B., Ohiokha, F.I & Ohiokha, G. (2011),. Using Asset Management Companies in resolving banking crises: any useful lesson, AAU Journal of Management Sciences, 2(1), 139-151.

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The purpose of this study is to identify any useful lessons for Nigeria in the use of Asset Management Companies (AMC) in resolving banking crisis. This is to provide a veritable basis for the successful utilization of the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) in…
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Nigerian Journal of Management Science(NJMS) Faculty of Management Sciences, Benue State University, Makurdi,6(1)1-12

FIRM CHARACTERISTICS, CEO CHARACTERISTICS AND THE ADOPTION OF MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

TEHNIQUES BY ONE-MAN OWNED FURNITURE COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

Alexander Olawumi DABOR and Eguasa Beauty Ekiomado

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This study is aimed at ascertaining the effects of firm attributes on the…
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International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies,4(1)4-32

ISLAMIC BANKING IN NIGERIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

Meshack Aggreh

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Islamic banking is consistent with the principles of Sharia which prohibits acceptance of interest on loans. Islamic finance has become increasingly significant in finance in the Western world, especially in United Kingdom, despite the regulatory…
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International Journal of Marketing & Financial Management, 5(5)52-65.

CHALLENGES FACING SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE ENTERPRISES IN NIGERIA

Alexander Olawumi Dabor and Alexander OSEROGHO

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st This study recommended that commercial banks should reduce requirements for obtaining for SMEs.

 

Keyword: power supply, multiple taxation, access to finance


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International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 3(6), 634-654

Impact of Corporate Governance on Firm Performance in Nigeria

Alexander Olawumi Dabor, Musibau Akintunde Ajagbe and David T. Isiavwe

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Corporate governance is a mechanism through which corporations are governed and controlled with a view of increasing shareholder value and meeting the expectations of the other stakeholders. It is also a system having a corporate control structure combining strong leadership and operations…
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International Journal of Commerce and Management,3(1)1292-1905

Alexander Olawumi Dabor and The objective of this study is to examine the relationship between audit committee characteristics, board characteristics and financial reporting quality in the Nigerian banking sector. A sample of nine banks was selected using the simple random sampling technique…
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Fountain Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 4(1), 74-91

DETERMINANTS AUDIT DELAY IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING SECTOR

 
DETERMINANTS AUDIT DELAY IN THE NIGERIAN BANKING SECTORby
Alexander Olawumi Dabor and FATIMOH MOHAMMEDis licensed…
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and Meshack Aggreh

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The aim of this study is to find out the environmental disclosure practices of Nigerian firms. The study focused on the oil & gas and the Nigerian manufacturing sector. The period under review is ten years. The results reveal that the environmental disclosure of manufacturing is not…
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A facet of corporate strategy. SEREN Journal of Management, 4(1)78-88

Alexander Olawumi Dabor and FATIMOH MOHAMMED 

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The study examines Leasing as a facet for corporate strategy in Nigeria. Structured questionnaire was used to elicit responses from the field. The data generated were tested using the Z- test and ANOVA statistical tool. The analysis shows that there is a significant negative relationship between corporate performance and sale and lease back.…
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Igechi, O.G (2017). ‘Nigerian Journal of Administrative Science

AbstractbyOtoghile, A. O and Igechi, O.Gis licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU and Pratt, Omowunmi O. (2014). “Human Security and Developmental Crisis in the Contemporary West Africa.” Journal of Human Security, Vol. 10, No. 2. pp. 46-58 (Switzerland)

 

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The last two decades were characterized by severe conflicts in the West Africa subregion. The era of conflict resolution, management and…
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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU, Opanike, Abimbola and Adenipekun, Lawrence O. (2014). “Boko Haram Insurgency in North-Eastern Nigeria and its Implications for Security and Stability in West African Sub-Region.” International Journal of Development and Conflict, Vol. 4, No. 2. pp. 103-107 (India)

 

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The spate of instability in the West African Sub-region has for long drawn attention not only from the academia but also in everyday discussion. The sub-region has a long…
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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU and Pratt, Omowunmi O. (2015). “Oil, Children and Adolescents in the Contemporary Niger Delta, Nigeria.” Journal of Child and Adolescent Behaviour, Vol. 3, No.3. pp. 201-207 (Los Angeles, USA)

 

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Keywords:
“Oil, Children and Adolescents in the Contemporary Niger Delta, Nigeria.”
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Opanike, Abimbola, Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU, and Adenipekun, Lawrence O. (2015). “ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement and Trans-Border Security in West Africa.” Covenant University Journal of Politics and International Affairs (CUJPIA), Vol. 3 No. 2. (Nigeria)

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“ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement and Trans-Border Security in West Africa.”
byOpanike, Abimbola, Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU, and Adenipekun, Lawrence O.is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

 

 


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Okwechime, Iwebunor, Yange, Joshua T., and Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU. (2016). “Africa and the Global Economic and Financial Crisis.” World Review of Political Economy, Vol. 7, No. 4. (United Kingdom)

 

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Capitalist economic and financial activities at the metropolitan centers reached the summit, overheated the world economy and exploded in 2007 in the form of economic meltdown. This unfortunate event had severe economic consequences on the world economy which, initially, African economies,…
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Joshua Tavershima Yange, Dokun Oyeshola and Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU. (2016). “The Politics of Workers Rights Protection: International Labour Organisation and Promotion of Labour Rights in Manufacturing Industry in Nigeria.” Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory, Vol. 44, No. 3. pp. 267-290 (Taylor & Francis, United Kingdom)

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Conditions of work in manufacturing industry in Nigeria have generated concerns and the need for improvement. This study examined the level of compliance with International Labour Organization (ILO)…
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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU. and Okwechime, Iwebunor. (2016). “Oil and Human Security Challenges in the Nigeria’s Niger Delta.” Critique: Journal of Socialist Theory, Vol. 44, No. 4. (Taylor & Francis, United Kingdom).

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The study utilized primary and secondary data to examine the oil-induced humansecurity challenges in the Niger Delta; evaluate the role of the Nigerian Government, oilmultinationals and some non-state actors towards human security in the Niger Delta;and analyse the implications of oil-induced human…
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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU. (2016). “Youth Networks on Facebook and Twitter in the 2015 Elections in Nigeria.” Journal of African Elections, Vol. 15. No. 2. (South Africa)

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Consequently, this study discovered that not all followers of political parties and politicians on Facebook and Twitter are their supporters. Moreover, the platforms raised the consciousness of Nigerian Youths during the 2015 elections in the area of constructive and destructive arguments directly with politicians, which gave birth to new socio-political…
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Ayodeji Anthony ADULOJU. (2017). “ECOWAS and Free Movement of Persons: African Women as Cross-Border Victims.” Journal of International Women's Studies, Vol. 18. No. 4. (Massachusetts, USA)

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conflict and their security and developmental implications for the West African sub-region.
characteristics who…
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The rate of informal trade flows between Nigeria and Benin Republic cannot be overemphasised. Informal cross border trade between these states represent roughly 75% of the intra-regional trade in the West African sub-region. This points to the fact that undocumented trade flows in the sub-region are greater in volume than formal trade. The foundation of this is as a result of ill-defined boundaries imposed during the colonial period, which could not wear down the…
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The emergence of Boko Haram insurgence in Nigeria opened a new chapter in the history of insurgency/militancy in Nigeria. It has, for instance, brought with it suicide bombing and senseless killings of innocent citizens to the shores of Nigeria; a thing that was hitherto alien to the Nigerian clime. The once peaceful and respected nation suddenly became associated with terrorism and terrorists activities. Furthermore, Nigeria’s attempt to check the menace of the Boko Haram insurgency group, received condemnations from some…
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The study examines large scale land deals and investment in Nigeria with a focus on women in rural communities. Large scale land deals as a development paradigm is recommended within the context of globalisation. Hence, promoters of globalisation argue that land deals and investment is a tool for poverty reduction and promotes sustainable agricultural and rural development. In the light of this assumption, development paradigm which emphasises privatisation…
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Globalisation is reflected in the policies of liberalisation, privatisation and deregulation. These policies which are imbedded in the neo-liberal economic tradition are seen as welfarist ideology that would lead to development; hence increase the living conditions the peoples. It is further argued that the implementation of globalisation policies in developing countries while integrating all countries into the global economy is a veritable solution to the economic growth. An overlooked aspect of the above claim…
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Arguments supporting privatisation of land as articulated by its advocate’s suggest that it is a developmental paradigm necessary for rural development. Privatisation of land as a developmental strategy has intensified the integration of countries into the global system encouraging capital and investment flow into agricultural sector. Hence, the current wave of privatisation of land in rural communities of Kwara State has introduced new dimension on land as a commodity resulting to massive land grab. Given the…
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Liberalisation as a policy of globalisation encourages large scale acquisition of land. The implementation of the policy of liberalisation in Nigeria’s oil industry has resulted to increase intensification of oil exploration activities. The result of this event is the annexation of large scale arable land in rural communities for oil exploration related activities. Women make up large proportion of land user in the rural communities while their traditional livelihood activities depend on land. It…
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Globalization as a paradigm of development emphasizes stabilization, structural adjustment, market forces, deregulation, privatization and liberalization of trade. The realization of sustainable development through these policies by the developing states is seriously in doubt. African countries are yet to attain sustainable development despite the various arguments in support of globalization .The integration of all countries into the global economy is seen as a veritable solution to their economic growth and…
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The study examined the extent to which globalization has eroded the sovereignty and independence of the Nigerian state via-a-via the formulation and implementation of policies that affect its citizen. Using secondary source of data for its analysis, the study reveals that globalization policies introduced a number of material developments that undercut Nigeria sovereignty. Hence the impact of globalization is the fact that the Nigeria state is unable to control these material developments because globalization policies and decisions…
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Since the collapse of the Berlin wall, there has been growing effort in Africa to democratize in line with Western style democracy. The process of democratization was expected to bring about social restructuring, liberalize and widen the political space that would make for greater women participation in politics. This paper thus examines the impact of the process of democratization on women participation in politics. Unfortunately, the paper is of the view that there has not been any remarkable…
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Efanodor, O Harriet (2011) Gender Politics and Democratization in Nigeria: A study of the Impact of Globalization on Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. The Journal of Social Policy and Society.6 (1): 31-36.

 

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Democracy has been conceptualized in different forms. It has the core characteristics which are generally accepted amongst others as, the devolution and liberalization of the electoral system. The issue of…
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Politics provides the opportunity for participation in the administration and management of a country. The essence is that, if elected, one is then opportune to be part of the core political process. This study attempts to highlight the extent of women participation in politics and their contributions to women empowerment and by extension national development in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. The study while acknowledging an improvement in terms of the number of women in elective and non elective positions in government…
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