Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

The Socio-Economic Development In Odo-Owa During The Colonial Period

This work is aimed at ensuring that socio-economic development of Odo-Owa in Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State during the colonial period is articulated and written down for historical purpose, thus ensuring that the basic information about the socio-economic activities of the people is documented. It also aims at examining the colonial rule system, the various changes and activities during the colonial period. It hopes to advance the history of Odo-Owa from essential politica...

FEMINIST AESTHETIC IN ZAYNAB ALKALI’S THE STILLBORN AND THE VIRTUOUS WOMAN

ABSTRACTThe study has examined the extent of the marginalization of the African woman in a sexist society which relegates womanhood to gender roles. It has discovered, for instance that the persistent inequality between men and women in the Nigeria society which Alkali works portray, has contributed to the general disempowerment of women. Alkali however, projects womanhood in a positive light she upholds female potentialities which the patriarchal structure has represent. As a feminist, she a...

TO DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WRITING FOR PRINT AND NEW WRITING FOR BROADCASTING

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page iDedication iiAcknowledge iiiTable of Contents iv- Answers 1References TO DISCUSS IN DETAIL THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WRITING FOR PRINT AND NEW WRITING FOR BROADCASTINGANSWERFirstly, print journalism is a division in the Mass Communication that gathered news, prepared them and disseminate for public...

The Impact Of Ogbomoso Emigrants On Socio-Political Structure Of Ogbomoso Community 1969-2010

Firstly, the purpose of this essay is to examine the factors that led to the movement of some indigenes of Ogbomoso to other places in Nigeria and beyond and why some have decided to be permanently  residence at their new places.Secondly, to examined their socio-political and Economic set up through their organization and to examine how they impacted   on socio-political, and economic structure of Ogbomoso community between 1969 and 2010.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page  - - -iCerti...

FEMINISM USING BUCHI EMECHETA’S ‘THE JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD’ AND ZAYNAB ALIKALI’S ‘THE STILL BORN’

INTRODUCTIONThis chapter will look into the background and the general introduction of feminism using Buchi Emecheta and Zaynab Akali’s ‘The Joys of Motherhood and ‘The Stillborn’ respectively. Also, it shall discuss purpose and scope of the study and finally the biography of the two authors.1.1Background of the studyFeminist ideology is found on the need to develop a female tradition of creativity to cause awareness on the plight of women as the oppressed, deprived, subjugated and un...

THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA ON CULTURAL IMPERIALISM IN THE MODERN SOCIETY (A STUDY OF RESIDENTS OF ENUGU METROPOLIS)

ABSTRACTIt has been established that the “Western nations dominate the electronic media around the world which in return has a powerful effect on the Third World cultures by imposing on them Western views, and therefore, destroy their native cultures”. As a result, this study examined the impact of Electronic Media on Cultural Imperialism on the culture and values of Enugu urban residents due to their exposure to electronic media. To obtain factual results, the researcher adopted survey r...

THE EFFECTS OF TOBACCO ADVERTISING ON STUDENT OF TERTIARY INSTITUTION IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF ESUT STUDENTS)

ABSTRACTThe increasing rate of teenage smokers in Nigeria and probably the world over has introduced both social and economic problems in the society.  Most people are of the view that advertisement has contributed immensely to this trend. Our problem therefore is to evaluate “the effects of Tobacoo advertising on student of tertiary institution in Nigeria using a ESUT students as the study. Consequently, there must be a relationship between the adverts messages of tobacco manufactures...

Oil-Palm Production In Ejigbo Community In Osun State 1960-2000

Indigenous arts in Nigeria are as old as time immemorial and contemporary as yesterday. They are as old because they have got their history back in antiquity and contemporary because they are still with us today. Often, when technology is being talked about, the attention of many people first goes to the advanced technologies in countries like Europe and America without paying attention to the simple arts and crafts which emanated from Africa. This research essay aims at pointing out that mod...

CRITICAL DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF PRESIDENT BARRACK OBAMA’S INAUGURATION SPEECH (JANUARY 20, 2009)

ABSTRACTThis research work examined the persuasive strategies of President Obama's public speaking as enshrined in his inaugural address. The analysis is grounded on Norman Fairclough's assumptions in Critical Discourse Analysis, claiming that ideologies reside in texts that it is not possible to remove or ignore ideologies from texts and that texts are open to diverse interpretations. The selected corpus' ideological and persuasive components were assessed. The analytical part...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE ADVERTISING OF GSM PRODUCTS (MTN/ZAIN) (A CASE STUDY OF ONITSHA COMMUNITY)

ABSTRACTThis is a public perception of the advertising of G.S.M product (MTN)/ZAIN).  A case study of Onitsha Community. The Main purpose of this study is to ascertain the publicd attitude towards the advertisement of GSM products.  To enable some GSM business organization know how consumer feel about their products.  It will further evaluate the impact of advertising in the sales of GSM products.  And finally to correct the negative impression some people are having about...

Traditional Marriage Among Ibiaku Clan In Mkpat Enin Local Government Area Of Akwa Ibom State 1900-2000

The main objective of this study is to make an in-depth study of the traditional marriage system among Ibiaku clan and the importance that is hitherto attached to it. The second objective is to examine the various processes that were involved in traditional marriage like the fattening institution and the visit of Ekpo (masquerade) to the fattened girl.TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page - - - - - - - - -Certification - - - - - - - - -Dedication  - - - - - - - - -Acknowledgement  - - - - - -...

CHARACTERS AND JOURNEY IN AMOS TUTUOLA’S THE PALM WINE DRINKARD AND GABRIEL AJADI’S THE FOREST OF GOD ANNOTATED TRANSLATION OF D. O. FAGUNWA’S IGBO OLODUMARE.

ABSTRACTThis project work deals with a critical analysis of characters and their journey using the novels of Amos Tutuola’s The Palm- wine Drinkard and Gabriel A. Ajadi’s The Forest of God annotated translation of D. O. Fagunwa’s Igbo Olodumare.This study tends to explore man and his adventurous life as a result of his quest. Sociological approach was adopted in this study to show that man in indispensable in the society and Journey (adventure) is essential to man. Journey varies depend...

THE IMPACT OF MEDIA ADVERTISING ON POLIO IMMUNIZATION CAMPAIGN IN ENUGU STATE (AN INDEPTH STUDY OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN ENUGU STATE

ABSTRACTPoliomyelitis is a dreaded disease which affects children either disables or kills them. The government has embarked on Immunization to “Kick Polio out of Nigeria”. Advertising have been employed to achieve this goal. This study is aimed at ascertaining the role/roles played by media advertising and the roles played by ministry of health to ascertain whether the successes recorded in this campaign could be attributed to advertising and the roles of ministry of health. The study as...

AESTHETICS OF RESISTANCE IN TANURE OJAIDE’S THE ACTIVIST AND HELON HABILA’S WAITING FOR AN ANGEL

ABSTRACTSince Nigeria’s political independence in 1960, ensuring administrations have virtually towed the path of devastation. How have Tanure Ojaide and Helon Habila been able to portray the aesthetics of resistance in The Activist and Waiting for an Angel respectively using the New Historicism theory. The authors through various characters and events have been able to portray the aesthetics of resistance. It is therefore safe to say that there is aesthetics in resistance.   TABLE O...

Aspect Of The Phonology Of Yukuben

This research focuses on the phonology of Yukuben, a language spoken by about 25,000 speakers in Sabongida Yukuben of Takum Local Government Area in the east of Taraba State in Nigeria, and North West Province, Menchum division, west of Furu-Awa, near Nigeria border in Cameroon. In the absence of a population census, a rough estimate would put their population at over 500,000.Yukuben is however a generally accepted term (oxonomy) for an area, an ethnic group and a language located mainly at t...


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