Art & Humanities

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Ethnoarchaeological Study of Pottery Tradition in Usambe, Ikyurav-Ya, Southeastern Tiv Land, Benue State, Nigeria

Abstract   Pottery production has been recognized as one of the ancient Tiv practices that have survived to this day. Therefore, whenever remains of pottery objects are identified at an archaeological site within the Tivland, they usually contain tangible information regarding the group that made and used them. This research is an ethnoarchaeological investigation of pottery tradition in Usambe community. The researcher uses ethnographic information on pottery pr...

قصيدة أضحى التنائي لابن زيدون دراسة أدبية تصويرية

"An analytical and rhetorical studies of adhattana'iy poem" is a research project submitted to the department of Arabic Ahmadu Bello University Zaria-Nigeria, 2016. In partial fulfilment of the award of bachelor degree of Arts in Arabic.The research was divided into four chapters Chapter one:Introduction Chapter two:The biography of the Poet: ibn zaidun al'andalusyChapter three:Analytical studies of the poemChapter four:Rhetorical studies of the poem.The conclusion. 

Logical Atomism: A Contemporary Philosophical Trend.

This research work “Logical Atomism: A Contemporary Philosophical Trend” will present an analysis of philosophical trend of logical atomism down to logical positivism. This research work will therefore examine what the movement entails and depicts, challenges, flaws, achievement, the gap in knowledge and critique levelled against them. Hence logical atomism and logical positivism will be critically analyzed to see whether it accomplished the aim set out to achieve and how it affect our co...

THE IMPACT OF MODERNISM ON IGBO TRADITIONAL RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS AND IMAGES IN NSUKKA NORTHERN IGBO LAND

                                            ABSTRACTAlthough modernism has brought development, (advancement in technology which brings about transformation in human psychological, socio-economical and religio-cultural vibrancy) of many Igbo society, a devastating and opulent living that accrue from the modern life continue militating against the images and objects of worship prevalen...

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.

ABSTRACTThe major thrust of this work is to arise the role of modern technology in enhancing communication efficiency in Nigeria; a study of Globacom Kaduna; Kaduna state. This work is divided into five chapters, using the survey method, a quantitative tool of data analysis. This work is aimed at knowing what modern technology entails and the various roles to which its plays in enhancing communication efficiency among people and societies. This work also helps Globacom company to know their r...

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...


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