Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Archaeology and Tourism in Nigeria: An Overview

his paper centres on the role of archaeology in the promotion of the tourism industry in Nigeria. The paper highlights the major roles of archaeology in the progress and development of tourism industry in Nigeria, and note, the unfortunate deliberate non-recognition of the discipline by the tourism sector in the country. It contended that despite this problem, archaeology has done a lot and more is still being done by archaeology and the archaeologists to unveil a lot abou...

Interrogating The Tourism Industry Of Benue State: The Past And Present Of Makurdi Zoological Garden And Ikyogen Cattle Ranch, Benue State, Nigeria

his paper presents an interrogation of the struggling Tourism Industry of Benue State, analysing the past and present states of Makurdi Zoological Garden and Ikyogen Cattle Ranch. The research is aimed at bringing out the untapped tourism potentials in Benue State and also promotes the reach cultural heritage of the Tiv people of Central Nigeria. Therefore, a purely exploratory research design, with qualitative instruments and review of relevant literatures on the subject matter were emp...

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

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 production and usage in...

Some Reflections On The Aspect Of The Traditions Of Origin And Indigenous Knowledge System Of The Gozaki People, Kafur Local Government Area, Katsina State, Nigeria

Archaeology has unarguably taken the role of empirically researching the origins of people around the world. Origins are considered amongst the African societies as being essential part of people’s identity and as such, stories relating to a people’s origin are told from one generation to another with intents to preserve them for generations yet unborn. Such stories explain aspects of the culture and traditions of the people while highlighting some prowess in their indigenous knowled...

A Critique on Logic behind Economics and Trade Union in Nigeria.

INTRODUCTION The   essence   for   trade   was   for   the   purpose   of   creating   more   wealth.1  It   isaxiomatic  to  express   that  nations   must   not  buy  more   than  it can   sell.  Thiscontract with the view which states that nations should reduce their level ofexchange...

A Neglected Historio-Therapuetic Response to Covid19 Pandemic: African Ebers Papyrus Revisited

Colonialism has grave consequence on Africa given the western values it installed and the dislodging of African values; if not, how could one explain decades of importation of vaccines for treatment of the bulk of African population without looking inward to home￾grown remedies. This is what fires the attempt to explore the relevance of Ebers Papyrus that appeared to have been undermined in Africa’s response to Covid-19 pandemic. The paper finds that Ebers Papyrus is o...

A Study into The Effects of Grammatical Errors in Secondary School Student’s English Essays (A Case Study of Abuja Municipal Area Council (Amac) Fct

ABSTRACTThis Research Work focused on the Study into the Effects of Grammatical Errors in Secondary School Students’ English Essays. The research was conducted on essays written by thirty (30) Students of the Secondary Schools in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC). The analysis of the essays revealed the deficiencies of some of the Students in using English tense. In the use of the present tense, for instance, Students had more difficulties in the use of present tense compare to the ...

Mutation of Historical Character and Object

INTRODUCTIONChange in our imagination is always difficult, especially when we are no longer young.1 The same change was demanded by Copernicus, who met the view which posits that the world was stationary. Until now his view are still been debated among historians, philosophers and a host of scholars. This view of change from the above analysis shows that the concept of statics is older. It equally holds that if observed, observer would notice that it is characterized by difficulties. This dif...

The Establishment of the Nigerian Sokoto Caliphate: An inquest into the Background History of the 1804 Jihad in Hausa Land, 210 years After

January first 2014, Nigeria became one hundred years after the popular 1914 amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates by Sir Fredrick Lord Lugard. The centenary commemoration of the Nigerian State generated very serious scholarly attention than any other issues in the annals of Nigerian history. While scholars channels energy in writing on the 1914 episode or epoch, very little attention have been given to the 1804 Jihad of Sheikh Shehu Usman Danfodiyo which brought the So...

Surveying KwaZulu-Natal Universities’ Language Academics for the Modelling of Factors Affecting their Attitudes towards Computer Assisted Language Learning Tools for African Indigenous Lan

Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) has been proven by literature to be of immense benefit to the teaching and learning of language at all levels of education. However, it is interesting that university language academics seem to have a negative attitude towards CALL. The aim of this study, therefore, is to design a conceptually sound model of the factors that affect the attitudes of language academics towards Computer Assisted Language Learning Tool for African Indigenous Langua...

Factors Affecting Language Academics Attitudes towards Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)

Despite the known benefits of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), evidence from existing literature still indicates that many language instructors have a negative attitude towards it. There are many possible factors behind this negative attitude, and the aim of this study was to devise a theoretically sound conceptual model of these factors. The methodology used by this study for the achievement of its aim was to review existing literature published during the past twelve years ...

LIBERAL CHRISTIAN GIVING

Our generosity in giving is a demonstration of God’s character and a response to what He has done for us.  As God has given to us generously, we are to give cheerfully, not by necessity or grudgingly. When we appropriately receive God’s generosity, it humbles us. We recognize that we are not worthy of His gift. Out of gratefulness, we become more gracious with others. When one person gives freely to another, the recipient often “passes forward” the gift. In the Christian life, the im...

Information Needs and Access of Members of Vigilante in Adamawa State, North-east Nigeria

ABSTRACT The  study  investigated  the  Information  needs  and  access  of  Members  of  Vigilante  in Adamawa state, North-eastern Nigeria, one of the three states bedeviled by the Boko Haram insurgency.  Quantitative  research  methodology  and  Cross-sectional  survey  design  was applied for the study. The population of the study comprised of One Thousand Four Hundred Members (1400) drawn from Nineteen (19) local governments areas in the state. Krejcie and Morgan Tab...

Conflict as Content in William Shakespeare's Hamlet

Conflict is an element of tragedy. The concept of tragedy right from the classical period has generated a lot of criticism that many dramatists or playwrights consider it a fertile ground through which they contribute to literature. One of such dramatists is William Shakespeare whose universality in writing has hitherto influenced generations. Shakespeare’s Hamlet is a dramatic work that reflects parts of the Aristotelian concept of tragedy with an infusion of comic relief, a play -w...


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