Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Migration and Transnationalism in Teju Cole's Open City By Omotoyosi Odukomaiya

          In recent times, numerous contemporary Nigerian fiction novels have increasingly employed a transnational outlook, consequently forgoing previous themes that bordered on national or societal issues. It reaffirms the simple fact that literature is indeed influenced by a reality that continually evolves. The apparent reason for the thematic shift in Nigerian Literature is simple. Globalization, a term closely related to transnationalis...

STRATEGIES FOR MARKETING CULTURAL HERITAGE FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL.

By any standard, tourism has become the world's number one industry, and the African cultural heritages have been placed on reference incognito shielding it from advertising, marketing and sharing these rich and prosperous ancestral indigenous knowledge systems from the outside world in the name of traditional values, norms and/or religious fallacy. This research project is centered on introducing marketing strategies and advertising techniques to the supposed ever flourishing ethic and norms...

ANALYZATION OF THE IMPACT OF USER EDUCATION ON E- RESOURCES UTILISATION IN AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

This study was limited to the impact of user education on electronic resource utilisation in the Ahmadu Bello university Zaria libraries. The study was guided by the specific objectives; to establish the nature of user education, to establish the relationship between user education and electronic resource utilization, to establish the challenges encountered in user education for e-resource utilization and to establish solutions to the identified challenges in Ahmadu Bello university lib...

EFFECT OF E-LEARNING ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF A PARTICULAR LEARNING STRING OR SET

This research elicited and examined a number of extreme points of views about the impact of E-learning on academic achievement. Although it was discovered that certain issues have not yet been properly addressed to E-Learning implementation processes, as the prime focus of the research was on prior computer skills, number of hours individual spend studying and socio-demographic characteristics. CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the StudyEducation is a key factor for sustaina...

BUILDING A POSITIVE GLOBAL BRAND: THE PLACE OF FILM

Film combines many diverse disciplines, each of which may have its own rules of aesthetics. The aesthetics of cinematography are partly related to still photography, but the movement of the subject(s) or the cinema and the fact that result is a moving picture experience that takes place over time.An Essay.

Effects of e-library on students' academic performance in tertiary institutions a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “effects of e-library on students’ academic performance in tertiary institutions: a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria” It identifies the Concept of e-library and e-resources, availability of e-library, resources and services in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Students’ use of e-library in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, impact of e-library on students’ academic performance, challenges associated with the utilization of e-library resources in Ahma...

CROSS-GENDER JOURNEY MOTIF IN DANIEL BLACK’S THEY TELL ME OF AHOME AND YAA GYASI’S HOMEGOING

AbstractRepresentations of ‘Cross-Gender’ Journey motif means the marked difference(s) in ‘Cross-Gender’ experiences and challenges in diasporic milieu. Several studies have been carried out on journey motif, with little attention paid to ‘Cross-Gender’ journey motifs. This study focused on portraying how the patriarchal society in which both male and female genders find themselves tends to be the ultimate tool defining and creating in their psyche what strength cum weakness is, a...

Effects of e-library, resources and services on students' academic performance in tertiary institutions a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “effects of e-library on students’ academic performance in tertiary institutions: a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria” It identifies the Concept of e-library and e-resources, availability of e-library, resources and services in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Students’ use of e-library in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, impact of e-library on students’ academic performance, challenges associated with the utilization of e-library resources in Ahm...

Oil Boom and Underdevelopment: The Challenges of Premium Motor Spirit Importation into Nigeria 1999-2016

                                                       ABSTRACT This research examined how the Oil Boom in Nigeria has underdeveloped the nation ratherthan develop and also examining the challenges or problem faced in premium motor spiritimportation into   the country   as   a   result   of  &nbs...

Awareness and Access to Educational Broadcasting Programmes among Secondary school students in Egbeda Community, Lagos

ABSTRACTEducational broadcasting policy has been successfully used for diffusing education among audience in so many countries across the world. It is a policy that has been adjudged effective in bridging the gap between the classroom and home, and an effective alternative for the deprived and unreached. Just like many other nations, Nigeria in the past had an effective educational broadcasting policy that facilitated the production and transmission of educational programmes to schools and ho...

CONTENT ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS REPORTING OF BOKO HARAM CRISIS

 ABSTRACT In the last few years, Nigeria has experienced an alarming rise in the manifestation of violent conflicts, and the mass media have been described to be a double edged sword in these crises situations; often either being an instrument of resolving or escalating the crises. Hence, the need to study the effect(s) mass media reports has on violent crises, in this case, the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria and neighboring countries. This research work, attempted to examine the role play...

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research is to examine The Effects of Social Media on Students’ Performance. Social media is rapidly changing the communication setting of today’s social world. Hence its emergence is significantly having effect on the performance of students and as such has become prone to frequent fluctuations on the mood and self-control of students. Thus, this has affected the performance of the students in one way or the other. However, questionnaire was used for the res...

HOW THE MYTH OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM SHAPED ITS FOREIGN POLICY DURING THE COLD WAR

Each nation tends to see itself as unique. In its claim of the master race, German or Aryan races consider themselves the highest in an assumed racial hierarchy. France and her theory of Assimilation pride herself to be more superior to any other existing culture. With her population, financial and human resources within the continent, Nigeria considers itself as the “Giant of Africa”. With its advancement in North America and her ideology of expansionism, the United States pro...

AFRICA AS THE CENTERPIECE OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY: A HISTORICAL REFLECTION OF THE GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON’S REGIME,1966 – 1975

States do not live in a state of complete isolation. They need to interact with others because most of what they desire to make life worth living is not found within their territories. The most common relationship among states in the world today is through foreign policy. Nigeria has participated in this practice over the years. For many years, Africa was the centrepiece of the Nigerian foreign policy. With this policy, Nigeria had overwhelmingly given both solicited and unsolicited support t...


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