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CSS 101- General Introduction to Computer Science

The computer can be defined as a powerful electronic device which has the capability of accepting data as an input, processing the data and applying some arithmetic and logical operation to it, store the result of the data if the need be and finally display the result or output as an information at a very fast speed. 

GST 102 - PHILOSOPHY AND LOGIC

A precise definition of philosophy is not practicable and an attempt at it at least at the beginning is misleading. However, on the general agreement among philosophers is seems that philosophy tries to get the truth of certain important questions. This is because man over the years has been making certain efforts to unravel the mystery of life. This search for the meaning of life has become so necessary that a Persian poet says the universe is an old manuscript of which the first and last pa...

GST 104- History and Philosophy of Science

Sometimes in the past our antecedents slowly evolved in an environment that took care of our needs. Perhaps this period gave rise to our Garden of Eden myth or reality. While our contemporary environment is much too complex and intricate to summarize in a few words, we can examine some of the most salient aspects of it that have a particularly strong influence on our welfare.The term environment may be defined as all external influences or conditions that is internal to an organisms or group ...

GST 106- Use of English

The importance of communication to the human experience cannot be over-emphasized. We all need to communicate effectively if it must be understood. The thought of human existence without communication I'd better imagine. Communication is a prerequisite to a normal life. Every day human being is to be heard and understood. We strive to communicate about different aspects of our life of the world around us. The response we get back either verbal or non-verbal is a function of understanding the ...

GST 122- Use of Library and Instruction

A National Library is the apex library of the nation. It is usually a library established and funded by the executive arm of the government with branches spread across the nation. The library has a legal right to collect documents issued in a country such as books, periodicals, and other information materials for the preservation of the country's intellectual output. Therefore it can be regarded as a depository library.  The National Librarian is the chief Executive officer of the country.

CHM 313- Green Chemistry

Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances. Green chemistry applies across the life cycle of a chemical product, including its design, manufacture, use, and ultimate disposal. Green chemistry is also known as sustainable chemistry. This is unlike cleaning up pollution (also called remediation), which involves treating waste streams (end-of-the-pipe treatment) or cleanup of environmental spills and oth...

Chemistry of Colloid- CHM 232

   The colloid is said to be stable when particles remain suspended in the solution without settling down i.e. the dispersed phase. Stability is hindered by aggregation and sedimentation phenomena, which are driven by the colloid’s tendency to reduce surface energy. In order to stabilize the colloidal system, we need to reduce the interfacial tension between the colloidal particles. Aggregation is due to the sum of the interaction forces between particles. If attractive forces (such as v...

CHM 232- Physical Chemistry

In this method, small solute particles are condensed to form a dispersed phase particle.Examples include the following:1. Chemical methods:   a) By oxidation:Colloidal sulphur can be obtained by passing oxygen gas through a solution of hydrogen sulphides. In this method any oxidising agent like HNO3, H3Br2 can also be used.ž  2H2S + O2 → 2H2O + 2S (Sulphur sol)   b) By double decomposition:A solution of arsenic sulphide is obtained in this method. In this process hydrogen sulphide i...

CHM 300-Detection and Monitoring of Toxic Products and By-Products in The Environment.

Environmental monitoring describes the processes and activities that need to take place to characterize and monitor the quality of the environment. Environmental monitoring is used in the preparation of environmental impact assessments, as well as in many circumstances in which human activities carry a risk of harmful effects on the natural environment. All monitoring strategies and programs have reasons and justifications which are often designed to establish the current status of an enviro...

CHM 313- Environmental Chemistry

Water analysis is a process carried out to identify and quantify the chemical components and properties of water samples. The type and sensitivity of the analysis depend on the purpose of the analysis and the anticipated use of the water. Chemical water analysis is carried out on water used in industrial processes, on waste-water stream, on rivers and stream, on rainfall and on the sea, In all cases, the results of the analysis provide information that can be used to make decisions or to pro...

POS 205- Alternate titles: foreign affairs, foreign relations

International relations, the study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies, political parties, and interest groups). It is related to a number of other academic disciplines, including political science, geography, history, economics, law, sociology, psychology, and philosophy.The field of international relations emerged at the beginning of the 20th century largely in the West and in particular in the...

_POS 201 Nigerian Government and Politics

General IntroductionThe historical background of Nigerian government and politics involves the pre-colonial era, the colonial era and post-colonial era in Nigeria. The pre-colonial era is the period before the coming of the colonial masters to Nigeria; there was established various system of government referred to as traditional political system in several parts of Nigeria and other parts of West Africa.  The colonial era, was the period British held sway in Nigeria. The scramble for and...

POS 104- State

In 21st century, State is everywhere. It is touching, directly or indirectly, all aspects of human existence. It has become omnipotent. This was not the case a few centuries age. Back then state had limited role. It was primarily concerned with (i) law and order and (ii) revenue collection. From this very small role to today’s all-pervading role, the role of state has been expanding. What is a state?Definitions of State: - Many scholars have defined state in various ways. Even today modern ...

POS 103- Introduction to Constitution Development

Course Description And ObjectivesThe courses enhance student’s knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, actions and incidents in the evolution of Nigeria towards nationhood. The course will also take the students through the political and constitutional developments of Nigeria from 1900 through the period of independence 1960. It will also explore the pre and post colonial era as it effect the socio-political structure of Nigeria, and describe to problems inherent in the Nigeria...

POS 212- Civil Society and Conflict in Nigeria

Attempts to define civil society have been very difficult and confusing and there is the problem of agreement as to whether the concept itself can be applied in Africa. Recent years has seen a proliferation of the literature about the concept of civil society and its contribution to peace. To borrow from Ekiyor (2008:1) defining civil society and identifying which organizations fall within the framework of civil society continue to be a challenge. According to her, the difficulty of conceptua...