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A_HISTORY_OF_THE_KUTEB_PEOPLE_FROM_EARLI

(no subject)PProf Yawehto lamifilibusFeb 11, 2017DetailsABSTRACTThe history of migration and settlement of most ethnic groups in Nigeria, have generated bond of contention among scholars because of variation in the history. The Kuteb people also have different version of stories regarding their origin and migration to their present location. This project work is aimed at questioning the truth and fallacy behind the various migratory stories seen in the work of scholars who have written about...

A Survey of Linear Programming Concepts

Linear programming is a mathematical tool that is used to maximize or minimize a function when constraints are linear. In this project, we considered some examples and applications of linear programming problems. TABLE OF CONTENTS  Title page Certification                      Dedication                      Acknowledgements        &nb...

Impact of Laterite Excavation on Vegetal Cover in Birigi Village of Niger State

The excavation of laterite has totally removed the vegetative cover of the land area which served as an ecosystem community for Plants and Animals Resistant and successional species of plants and animals would be able to cope with unstable situations which were caused   by the excavation activities.The dwellers around the excavation site are not well enlightened about the environmental impact of the laterite excavation activity in their locality; they only see it as a source of income witho...

Electrolyte Content of Some Soft Drinks

AbstractSoft drinks are consumed daily in Nigeria due to their characteristic taste, palatability, affordability and thirst quenching potential. This study quantifies the amount of electrolytes of Biochemical significance in selected soft drinks sold in Port Harcourt and their pH values. The samples included six frequently consumed soft drinks; (Coke, Sprite, Fayrouz, Mountain-Dew, Fanta and Pepsi). The results showed that the samples contain relatively high amount of Sodium(Na+) ranging from...

Socioeconomic Impact of Boko-Haram Insurgency in Northern Nigeria

AbstractIt is widely agreed that violent conflict precipitates unfavourable socioeconomic implications on the society. Boko Haram insurgency has inflicted devastating consequences on the Nigerian polity, from the loss of lives and property to psychological pain of living in constant threat of violence. This study examines the impact of the Boko Haram insurgency on education, healthcare and economic activities in Nigeria, particularly the northeast Nigeria. The study adopted the content...

Effects of Food Price Changes on Households' Food Consumption in Ungogo LGA, Kano State, Nigeria

AbstractDomestic economic policies in Nigeria have been attributed to the recent skyrockets in food prices in the country.  This paper examines the effects of food price changes on household’s consumption in Ungogo Local Government Area, Kano State. The study uses primary data sourced from administering questionnaires to one hundred households in the study area using simple random sampling technique. The data was analyzed by using both descriptive and inferential statistics. Find...

Empirical Analysis of Government Intervention on Farmers' Income: A Case of Animal Traction Training in Kano State, Nigeria

Abstract Using animal power in agricultural production plays a vital role in reducing drudgery in farm operations and increasing productivity of small scale farmers in developing countries. This study was carried out to empirically investigate the relationship between Animal Traction Training intervention and farmers’ income in Kano State. Primary data were sourced via administering a structured questionnaire on two hundred farmers who benefited from the Training. Analysis of t...

Poverty Reduction Strategies and Programs: The Nigerias' Experience

  AbstractPoverty reduction is one of the most important issues in the global development agenda because of its high prevalence and vicious effects in less developed countries. Nigeria represents the largest economy in Africa and one of the biggest producers of crude oil in the world, yet the country is counted amongst the poorest countries in the world. This paper reviews the poverty reduction strategies and programs in Nigeria using the historical research design. The paper co...

Utilisation of Zakat and Islamic Endowment Funds for Proverty Reduction: A Case Study of Zakat and Hubsi Commission, Kano State, Nigeria

AbstractIt is generally agreed that poverty, unemployment and economic in equality are the major socioeconomic problems of emerging countries; however, zakat is regarded as an instrument for poverty reduction in most of Muslim societies. The aim of this research is to analyze the role of zakat institution in poverty reduction in the emerging countries with particular reference to the Kano State Zakat and Hubsi Commission. In the process of doing that both primary and secondary data are utiliz...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH VILLAGE IN BENIN KINGDOM BEFORE 1897

ABSTRACT This study derives its motivation from the researcher’s interest in investigating the socio-political organization of Useh Village in Benin Kingdom during the pre-colonial period. The researcher was curious to examine the political mechanism developed by the people to ensure the maintenance of peace and order in the community. From the reign of Oba Eweka I of Benin Kingdom, the community developed a unique system of political governance based on the administration of t...