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Globalisation, Sex and Sexuality in Nigerian Literature: A Focus on Toni Kan's Ballad of Rage

ABSTRACT Globalisation is the trend of increasing interaction between individuals, people and nations with a focus on increasing trade, ideas and culture. In recent times, literature tend to aid in the transmission of ideas, meanings and values around the world in such a way as to extend and intensify social relations. This process is attained through the consumption of social cultures, which have been caused by migration, internet and popular culture media. This cultural circulation extends ...

Quashing racism: Presenting the ‘Comprehensive socio-cultural persecution complex’ as a logical extension and a practical application of the Certainty uncertainty principle for the soci

We begin this paper by attempting to define the highly nebulous, ambiguous and misleading concept of race, and review current literature to show that the term ‘race’ is a fundamentally a highly antiquated and flawed concept. We also revisit various other contemporary theories on human classification including anthropometric and genetic ones. We also summarize the principles, concepts and tenets of our paper of the ‘Certainty uncertainty principle’ for the social sciences which was pub...

Quashing racism: Presenting the ‘Comprehensive socio-cultural per-secution complex’ as a logical extension and a practical application of the Certainty uncertainty principle for the social sc

We begin this paper by attempting to define the highly nebulous, ambiguous and misleading concept of race, and review current literature to show that the term ‘race’ is a fundamentally a highly antiquated and flawed concept. We also revisit various other contemporary theories on human classification including anthropometric and genetic ones. We also summarize the principles, concepts and tenets of our paper of the ‘Certainty uncertainty principle’ for the social sciences which was pub...

Analysis of Societal Disposition to LGBTQ using She Called Me Woman by Azeenarh Mohammed

The issue of LGBTQ rights and acceptance is one of the most controversial and debated topics in the world today. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer, which are terms that describe people who have different sexual orientations or gender identities than the majority of society. LGBTQ people face various forms of discrimination, violence, and oppression in many countries and cultures, especially in Africa, where homosexuality is illegal in most nations and punishable ...

Exegetical Exposition of John 15: 1-8: On the Theme of Christian Fruit Bearing with Application

Christians are branches in Christ, and so God expects fruit from us because we have been called to bear fruit. Jesus says that he is the true vine from whom we are to receive nourishment. Truly we need this nourishment to live a productive life that bears fruit. Just as Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego in our Old Testament text were nourished with excellent wisdom and understanding that was ten times better than all the magicians and enchanters in the whole kingdom of Babylon (Daniel 1:...

Torture and Inhuman Acts in Nigeria: What is the Nigerian Government's Response to Human Rights Violation and the Impact of the Democracy System of Government in the Life of Individuals?

Nowadays, many nations are promoting and seeking out the renowned form of government known as democracy. If it is indeed the case that democracy and human rights are incompatible in certain circumstances, it implies that the assurance of freedom, justice, and equality for all segments of society is ensured. Democracy serves as a mechanism to safeguard and uphold fundamental human rights, which are characterized by their virtuous nature, balanced approach, and appropriate level of moderation. ...

Ghana and China Country Comparison

Ghana is often regarded as a favorable nation within the West African region due to its successful transition to a democratic multi-party system in 1992. Ghana, situated in West Africa, was once recognized as the Gold Coast nation. Following its attainment of independence from Britain in 1957, Ghana emerged as the inaugural Sub-Saharan nation to liberate itself from the shackles of slavery and colonialism within the West African region. Nevertheless, Ghana has gained recognition as one of the...

Behavioural Orientation of Youth in Visakhapatnam: An Empirical Study

This article presents the socio-economic conditions, likes, dislikes, hobbies, activities and aspirations of the youth in Visakhapatnam. As we know, youth are the competent strength and asset for every nation. The ideology of youth is changing from generation to generation. The goals, hobbies, likes, dislikes and activities of the present generation of youth are different from the previous generations. This is a quantitative research study conducted at Andhra University in Visakhapatnam. The ...

Knowledge and Access to Primary Health Care Information Among Women in Rural Setting

Primary health care center offer professional medical care for individuals based on a locality or community before shifting them to more advance hospital-based care. Unfortunately, few studies exist on Knowledge and access to primary health care information among women in rural area in developing countries. This study adopted interpretative paradigm and collected qualitative data using Dervin Sense-Making theory approach. The collected data were analyzed using inductive analytical processes. ...

Qualitative Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation in Research Paradigms: The Case of Library and Information Science Research

Scholars base their research on certain philosophical paradigm. There is a close-fitting connection between interpretative research paradigm and qualitative methodology. Many novice scholars are experiencing difficulty in understanding the interconnection between interpretative research paradigm and qualitative methodology. Understanding this interconnection provides directions or guide for data collection, analysis and interpretation of findings. This article discussed the interconnection be...

Social Learning theory as a Theoretical Framework for Understanding Non-use of Clinical Information Resources among Medical Doctors in Resource Constrain Settings

Universities library have invested in medical library and provide clinical and pre-clinical information resources and services to encourage quality teaching, learning and research. Unfortunately, the university library are losing huge sum of money due to the non-use of medical library. Using Vygotsky’s theory of social development and his perspective on social interaction and MKO. Therefore, this study explored the reasons for non-use of medical library among medical doctors in Brau Dikko T...

Challenges of Online Database Searching among Medical Students of Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria

This study set out to explore the challenges medical students of Kaduna state university encounter during online databases searching. Using three constructs of Vygotsky social development theory as a guide to understand and identify strategies for overcoming the challenges. A qualitative research methodology and case study research design was adopted. Data were collected using in-depth interview to study ten medical students out of 29 whom were selected through purposive sampling technique. D...

Librarians as Scaffolders in Online Learning Environment: Access and Use of Information Resources and Services in Resources Constraint Setting

ABSTRACT Online learning is no longer a story in educational institutions because of its high acceptance. A crucial area of interest in respect to online learning is access and utilization of information resources and services to the learners. In developed economies, various studies exist about information resources and services for online learnings, while for resource constrain settings limited research exist in regard to information resource and services for the learners. Grounded in Vygots...

Understanding The Use Of Research Paradigm and Theory InThe Discipline Of Library and Information Science Research: Reflection On Qualitative And Quantitative Approach

ABSTRACT All researches are built on certain underlying philosophical assumptions about what constitutes valid research and which research method is appropriate for the development of knowledge in a given study. The use of research paradigm and theory provide specific direction for procedures in research design. This paper discussed the importance of understanding the use of research paradigm and theory in relation to the concepts of ontology, epistemology and methodology in both quantitative...

Sustainable solutions in management of refugees in IDPs

This research paper examined the sustainable solutions in management of refugees in IDPs it emphasis on solution oriented approach and the responsibility of the State in the protection of IDPs,  This paper focuses on this topic, which employ human needs theory and this helps to explain the work better it also gives recommendation which includes: (1) Humanitarian actors have an important role to play in post-conflict peace-building.(2) The Nigerian government should fight corruption and ensur...


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