Art & Humanities

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English Phrasal Verbs

This paper highlights some phrasal verbs in English. The parts of speech that form phrasal verbs are discussed viz-a-viz how they are delineated. Copious examples are also cited for illustration. 

Test for constituency, paper

This paper discusses English syntactic constructions with a focus on various tests to determine constituents; that is, which words collate together. 

PERSONALITY CULT AS CULTURAL RESIDUUM IN AFRICA-A STUDY ON ANCESTORS

Abstract The thrust of this paper is on personality cult as a cultural residuum in Africa. The idea of personality cult as known in the Igbo worldview (Africa) is that of the ancestors. The ancestors are the police of their individual families, who keep surveillance on their descendants. Though dead, they continuously participate in the holistic family activities. Viewing from this lens using observation and phenomenological methodology of study, it is pertinent to understand that differ...

IMPACT OF LIBRARY INFORMATION RESOURCES ON STUDENTS PERFORMANCE IN SSCE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS, ZARIA.

This study examined “impact of library information resources on student performance in SSCE public secondary schools Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the Concepts of Public School Libraries, type of Resources available in Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, extent of Utilization of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries and their resources. The research method used in this project study is survey research method. In a survey method, questionnaires are the main instrument for ...

Adoption of Information and Communication Technology in Arewa House Library for Academic Development

This study examined “the adoption of ICT in Arewa House Library for academic development”. It identifies the concept of Information and Communication Technology, available ICT facilities in Arewa House Library, extent of Utilization of ICT Facilities in Arewa House Library, challenges associated with ICT adoption and use in Arewa House Library, solutions for improving ICT utilization in Arewa House Library. The research method used in this project study is survey research method. I...

SECURITY MANAGEMENT OF THEFT AND MUTILATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES IN KASHIM IBRAHIM LIBRARY, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

This study examines the “security management of theft and mutilation of information resources in Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the security management and measures or strategies applied against theft and mutilation, the causes of theft and mutilation of information resources in the University library and how it prevents these information resources in the library from been stolen and mutilated, it also identified problems of managing...

EFFECTS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT IN ADEKUNLE ADIO AJASIN UNIVERSITY

The study investigated the effect of ICT on students‟ Academic Development in Adekunle Adio Ajasin University”. It sought to establish the relationship between ICT and students‟ learning particularly looking at the availability, accessibility and user-ability of the ICT resources in AAA University. The study was prompted due to the persistent report that students in AAA University are getting difficulties in their studies due to limited access and use of ICT resources. It was con...

ROLE OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY IN ENHANCING COMMUNICATION EFFICIENCY IN NIGERIA.

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Study of Broadcast Media Campaign on Security Consciousness in Uyo Metropolis

                          ABSTRACTThe recent crackdown on terrorism and militancy in the country has raised massive campaign for security consciousness among the masses by broadcast media stations. It is in line with the nation's state of insecurity that it becomes imperative to critically study broadcast media campaign on security consciousness in Uyo metropolis. The residents of Uyo metropolis were sampled using the simple ran...

A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE ROLE OF PEACE JOURNALISM IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: NIGERIA’S BOKO HARAM AND FULANI/HERDSMEN CONFLICTS AS CASE STUDIES.

ABSTRACTNigeria as a country in West Africa faces the challenge of violent-conflicts resulting in mass deaths and destruction of valuable properties worth millions of dollars. The problems seem to be spinning in a vicious cycle endlessly, from “Boko Haram to Herdsmen/Farmers conflict, from Niger-Delta militancy to ethnic clashes and other pockets of unrests. These conflicts have hampered the growth and development of Nigeria in many respects over the years. However, a number of journ...

Sociolinguistics: Code mixing and Code switching

AbstractCode-switching and code-mixing which are linguistic phenomena in bilingual societies are inevitable consequences of language contacts. These linguistic features which are also referred to as style shift are in some quarters considered as pointers to linguistic incompetence in bilinguals. This paper distinguishes between the two linguistic concepts and addresses the question: Whether or not they are index of linguistic non-proficiency in Nigerian bilinguals based on English and the thr...

English Syntax: Modal Auxiliary 'Shall'

ABSTRACTThis paper succinctly discusses the modal auxiliary verb, ‘shall’, in relation to other modal auxiliaries. ‘Shall’ is treated both from the semantic and syntactic perspectives. In other words, the subject is examined along the purview of meaning relations and structural arrangements.

SPORT UTILIZATION AS AN ‘OTHER’ FRAMEWORK FOR DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATION

  ABSTRACT The area of sport is one field that has grown in no small measure especially in the context of global spread and significance. Sport has a form of peculiar nature among other professions, and also due to the definitions given to it in the various extant body of knowledge consulted. Another important aspect is that of development; which is an essential phenomenon that societies cannot do without in order to attain full human and material potentials required for proper exis...

La technique de narration à travers L'auguste visite de Lynn Mbuko

CHAPIRE PREMIER :INTRODUCTION1.1 Aperçu  Générale de l’étudeCe mémoire va discuter la technique de narration dans l auguste Visiteʼ  de LynnMbuko, un sujet qui attire l attention de la plupart des gens dans le monde entier.ʼLes narratives sont les œuvres qui fournissent un compte d’événements liés. Pourle   dire   simplement,   un   récit   est   une   histoire.   II   existe&nb...

Innovation in new English: Nigerian English example

This work aims at the analysis of innovation in new Englishes; using Nigerian English as its focus.Nigerian English according to scholars has its distinctive features,these features are the main focus of this work. 


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