Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

INTELLIGENCE: COMBATING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Corruption is a persistent cancerous phenomenon which bedevils Nigeria. Corruption causes substantial social and economic harm. The Nigeria government's attempt to combat corruption have relied on strengthening legislation, introducing statutory investigative bodies, imitating public anti-corruption campaigns, and appealing to the integrity of individuals. Yet corruption remains a big problem in Nigeria. However, one approach that has yet to be pursued effectively is intell...

IMPLEMENTATION OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICIES IN ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION LIBRARY, OWERRI.

policies in Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Library. The study was an attempt to evaluate the level of the implementation of collection development policies. The researcher employed six objectives and six research questions. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Sample of 15 respondents was chosen for the study. The instrument used in collecting data were; interview, observation and the use of questionnaire. The data collected for the study were analyzed u...

MULTICULTURAL AESTHETICS IN FELIX EGWUDA’S THE PILLARS AND UCHE NWAOZUZU’S THE CANDLES

Abstract This study is a seminal work on the selected plays. It adopts a close reading of the plays to examine the themes of multiculturalism and cultural diversity as aesthetic platforms used individually by the authors to interrogate the roles of ethnic and cultural sentiments in the underdevelopment of the Nigerian nation and how these sentiments continue to challenge efforts at national integration. This paper takes a close look at the creative ingenuity of the authors in terms of t...

Organisational Rumours : Can Anything Good Come Out Of IT?

Rumour is one of the informal communication networks through which information flows among people. It is usually seen as a cancer that should be avoided in any society. It is a social phenomenon that any society cannot survive without yet little attention is given to it by the society and academic scholars.  Literature have established that rumours are exaggerated and false accounts of events which are capable of causing riots, strikes, unrest and even deaths in some cases; rumours have also...

EFFECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION ON GIRL CHILD

   ABSTRACTThe study investigated FGM and girl child education in Bukwo District, Eastern Uganda. The main reason of the study was to establish the effect of FGM on Girl child education and how it can be eliminated to improve the enrollment of the girl child in schools. The study mainly targeted those who are mutilated. Questionnaires (self administrated questionnaires); in depth interview methods were used to get the required information in which 100 respondents were inter...

The Challenges of Newspaper Management in Information technology and Communication Age

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.0 Background of the StudyThe rapid adoption of information communication and technology  by journalist is a nationwide phenomenon. The process by which computerization or digitalization impacted upon the media of the 21th Century has moved on many fronts and at different speeds. Agba (2007, p.83) notes that “ with desktop publishing and word processing packages, particularly the page maker, the production of newspapers, magazines, journals etc has become o...

Analysis of the records of NEMA intervention to disasters in Nigeria 2018

ABSTRACTRecord engenders competence in management and maintains the trend in the history of learning and improvement processes. NEMA has been talking disaster related issues through the establishment of concrete structures and measure such as the education or the public in order to raise their level of awareness and reduce the effect of disasters in the country. The local government are the first responders, then the state and finally federal. The system of record keeping is also important in...

INFLUENCE OF FOREIGN TELEVISION PROGRAMMES ON THE CULTURAL VALUES OF NIGERIAN YOUTHS BY FUNKE SOYEMI

ABSTRACT This study probes the impact which foreign Television programmes has on the cultural values of the Nigeria youths. The research posits that the current trends in cultural behaviour of youths in Nigeria as observed among Olabisi Onabanjo Uiversity student is significantly associated with their perception of foreign culture and exposure to foreign television programmes. From the review of related literature, the following hypotheses emerged for testing HI: More exposure to Tv...

LITERARY AESTHETICS AND UTILITARIAN VALUES IN MOSTAR FESTIVAL SONGS

ABSTRACTThe Ngas people of Plateau State are classified among the minority ethnic groups in Nigeria. They are also known for their reputable legendary public figures including General Yakubu Gowon who was a military head of state (1966-1975). However, in academic and artisitic studies not much has been revealed about the people, their aesthetics as well as cultural and traditional values. Being dominated by exisiting majority ethnic groups in Nigeria, the Ngas possess thriving traditions of l...

NIETZSCHE’S CONCEPTION OF MAN AND ITS RELEVANCE TO THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD

ABSTRACT This  essay  is  a  critique  of  Nietzsche’s  conception  of  man.  Much  of  Nietzsche’s philosophical work has to do  with the creation of self or to  put it in  Nietzsche’s terms, “becoming what one is”. Nietzsche’s philosophy contemplates the meaning of values and their significance to human existence. Given that no absolute values exist, in Nietzsche’s view, the evolution of values on ...

RELIGIOUS ETHICS: A MECHANISM IN BUILDING A SOCIO-MORALLY DEVELOPED LEADERSHIP STYLE IN NIGERIA; A LESSON FROM ABU-BAKR MODEL

ABSTRACT By the ongoing trend in civilization and globalization, the concept of morality has come to the point of depression which is constantly affecting the development of Nigeria as a nation. The culture and civilization that was introduced to the Nigerian has eroded us of our heritage and morality which has been our watch word. But the deed is done; the western culture has eroded us from development which we are in daily quest of. Therefore, attention is now on religion ethi...

Women and Economic Independence in Flora Nwapa's EFURU and Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo's THE LAST OF THE STRONG ONES

One of the challenges faced by the society is the controversy surrounding the status of the female gender. While some describe the woman as the weaker sex, others refer to the female as a second class citizen. Both claims could be said to be rooted in cultural, social and religious orientations. To this end, many female writers have written to debunk these stereotypes and reconfigure women’s identities as part of the needful project to recover the distinctive tradition of African...

The Use of Tribal Marks in Archaeological and Historical Reconstruction: Isale Abandoned Settlement as a Case Study- Odunbaku James

Odunbaku traces the background of the Isale people in this study. According to him, the tribal marks on their face reveal their ancestors are from Oyo even though the people claim to be Egba. It is to this end that he embarks on this research to affirm the use of tribal marks in tracing the root lands of Isale settlement before it was abandoned. This scores Odunbaku an early point in this study by establishing that a major purpose of tribal marks is for cultural identity.

ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN CHANGING PEOPLE’S NEGATIVE ATTITUDES TOWARDS LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION (A STUDY OF ETHIOPE WEST LGA)

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