Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Thoughts on Historical Explanation

This work attempts a conceptualization of Historical Explanation, and discusses its variants. It also attempts to solve the problem of significance of historical explanation by discarding the methodological view according to which the natural sciences have been solely subjected and also dispels explanation from the realm of social sciences as based solely on understanding. Rather, it supposes that an employment of both cores would produce a balance

HISTORY OF THE OFFICE OF MADAKI IN BAUCHI EMIRATE 1817 - 2013

This work is conducted to document the history of the office of Madakin Bauchi, in Bauchi Emirate. Data for the study was generated from primary sources through in – depth interview with many informants, and secondary sources in forms of published works, Ph.D thesis, B.A dissertations. Evidences have shown that, the office was one of the important offices in the history of Bauchi emirate. That is why this dissertation focuses on the office of Madakin Bauchi from its creation to p...

CONSTRAINTS ON JOURNALISTIC PRACTICE IN GOVERNMENT-OWNED MEDIAORGANISATIONS IN SOUTH-SOUTH GEO-POLITICAL ZONE OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACT In Nigeria, a significant number of intellectuals, journalists, and businesspeople believe that government should not interfere with ownership and control of the mass media. The important point implicit in this viewpoint is the assumption that the pattern of ownership of the mass media is crucial in determining the strength or weakness of the press. This study surveys the constraints on journalistic practice in government- owned media in the south-south  geo-political zone o...

A Short History of Eku Baptist Hospital

This work is the study Eku Baptist Hospital one of the institutions set up by the missionaries in a very early period of Nigeria History . The work explores the origin , development and Impact of Eku Baptist Hospital .

TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE AND ITS IMPACT ON AFRICANS AND AFRICAN RELIGION

The paper focus on: What brought about transatlantic salve trade, the dimension of the Atlantic Slave trade, who benefited from it, its impact on Africans, and African Religion.

Academic Research report about the role of internet usage and students performance in Universities

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION.. i APPROVAL. ii ABBREVIATIONS. iii TABLE OF CONTENTS. iv CHAPTER ONE. 2 INTRODUCTION.. 2 1.0 Introduction. 2 1.1 Background to the Study. 2 1.2 Statement of the Problem.. 4 1.3 General Research Objective. 4 1.4 Specific Objectives. 5 1.5 Research Questions. 5 1.6 Scope of the Study. 5 1.6.1 Geographical Scope. 5 1.6.2 Content Scope. 5 1.6.3 Time Scope. 6 1.6.4 Methodological Scope. 6 1.7 Significan...

The Role of Internet Usage on Student`s Academic Performance in Universities

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION.. i APPROVAL. ii ABBREVIATIONS. iii TABLE OF CONTENTS. iv CHAPTER ONE. 2 INTRODUCTION.. 2 1.0 Introduction. 2 1.1 Background to the Study. 2 1.2 Statement of the Problem.. 4 1.3 General Research Objective. 4 1.4 Specific Objectives. 5 1.5 Research Questions. 5 1.6 Scope of the Study. 5 1.6.1 Geographical Scope. 5 1.6.2 Content Scope. 5 1.6.3 Time Scope. 6 The study was carried out from sep.2017 to May ....

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY STRATEGIES IN AFRICA AND THE ACHIEVEMENT OF HER NATIONAL INTEREST SINCE 1960

ABSRTACTThe task of this paper is to evaluate the various foreign Policy strategies adopted and pursued by various administrations since 1960 to 2018, and to examine the level of achievement thus. Nigeria obtained its political independence from Great Britain on 1st October 1960. Independence naturally led to the creation of governmental machinery, which in turn necessitated the creation of relevant administrative structures to oversee the country’s relations with other countries. Ni...

Communication as a tool for enhancing Organizational Performance

Communication has always been an effective tool used by management of organizations to enhance performance, this project work is divided into five chapters. The chapters expantiate on the background to the study, the theory framework that are used in the study and the data analysis technique adopted by the researcher in carrying his research on the study and draw a conclusion from the findings in the last chapter.

A STYLISTIC ANALYSIS OF REMI RAJI’S WEB OF REMEMBRANCE AND IDRIS AMALI’S WAR OF ANTS

 AbstractStylistics over the years has proven to be a field capable of accounting for the structural and functional intricacies of language and its style of use. This is owing to the fact that it is a field that allows for the empirical and thorough analysis of texts (both literary and non-literary), through its vast and apt analytical tools. In lieu of this, this study is a stylistic analysis of Remi Raji’s Web of Remembrance and Idris Amali’s War of Ants. The purpose of the study w...

THE CONCEPT OF SURROGATE MOTHERHOOD IN CHRISTINE OVERALLS PHILOSOPHY, AN ETHICAL EVALUATION

A surrogate, which is synonymous with words such as “deputize,” “foster,” and “substitute,” is not a strange word for many persons, even in Africa. It explains the condition that births a person or animal acting as a substitute for the social or personal role of another, such as a surrogate mother. However, commendable as this sounds, the problem of surrogacy in today’s world reached apogee as a result of the misconstrued preconception of familyhood. This growing misinterpretati...

The Sourced Credibility of Internet Based News Stories

SOURCED CREDIBILITY OF INTERNET BASED NEWS STORIES ORANGE FM, AKUREABSTRACTThis study investigates the Sourced Credibility of Internet Based News Stories on Orange FM, Akure. These sources include mainstream (vanguardnewspaper.com, BBC.com, Punchnewspaper.com, NAN.com etc), independent (thedrudgereport.com, axisoflogic.com), and index-type (news.google.com, yahoo.news.com) websites. 210 news bulletins were studied. Content Analysis and Survey Research Methods were utilized in order to know ho...

The role of the media in the management of environmental health issues in makurdi, Benue state

AbstractThis study the role of the media in the management of environmental health issues in makurdi Benue state, was designed to assess the role of the media in management of environmental health issues in Benue state. Relevant literature were reviewed on Solid Waste, Public Health, Attitude Change and Media. The survey research design was adopted with questionnaire used as data collection instrument. Result from the finding shows that the media has increase knowledge and change perception o...

Suicide in Camus

All you need to know about suicide in Camus 

A Deconstruction of Chimamanda Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun and China Achebe's There Was a Country as Nigerian Civil War Novels

A DECONSTRUCTION OF CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE’S HALF OF A YELLOW SUN AND CHINUA ACHEBE’S THERE WAS A COUNTRY AS NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR NOVELSBYOYELEKE SUNDAY MICHAELU14EL1063A PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND LITERARY STUDIES, FACULTY OF ARTS, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY ZARIA IN FULFILMENT OF ONE OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE IN ENGLISH (LITERATURE)OCTOBER, 2018.DeclarationI hereby declare that this research is done by Oyeleke Sunday Michael of the Depar...


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