Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

THE MYTHOLOGICAL ICONS IN AMOS TUTUOLA THE PALM-WINE DRINKARD

ABSTRACTThis project explores the Amos Tutuola’s Palm – Wine Drinkard in terms of it’s use of mythological icons. In particular, the project seeks to explore the novel as an important artifact and a literary product of social existence. It examines how “authencity” is signified in The Palm – Wine Drinkard as it is written by a native artist. In doing so, the project seek to demonstrate that it is an ambivalence over the value and significance of The Palm – Wine Drinkard. Instabi...

THE ROLE OF ESBS RADIO ON RURAL DEVELOPMENT OF OBUOFFIA AWKUNANAW IN NKANU WEST L.G.A. A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE BROADCASTING SERVICE

ABSTRACTRural development is a very important aspect in the development of a nation nd for a nation to develop  very well, it must reach the  rural dwellers and the  rural  masses  must be aware  of the developments  and for the government to reach the rural populace they have to use certain  strategy  like through  the  media or   going  to     them face to face. THE PROJECT ‘’ THE ROLE OF ESBS  RADIO ON...

THE IMPACT OF YORUBA LANGUAGE ON THE SPOKEN ENGLISH OF STUDENTS (INDIGENES) OF ILORIN (TOWNSHIP)

ABSTRACTThis study has set out to find the influence of Yoruba Language on the sound system of spoken English Language among the indigenous Ilorin Yoruba undergraduate students. It was to find out the features that distinguish Ilorin Yoruba accent from the Received Pronunciation. The Recorded speech of fifty selected undergraduate students from three universities within Ilorin was used. Students who were native of Ilorin and who have spent at least two academic years in higher institution wer...

THE ROLE OF THE BROADCASTING MEDIA IN UPLIFTING THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM OF ENUGU STATE. (A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU METROPOLIS )

ABSTRACTDevelopment is the process of moving the world, of  engage in the task of self- improvement with the available is necessary, not only for all aspects  of  a person'’ development,  but also for all aspects of a nation development following this, the broadcast media are the most vital instrument for influencing the masses to either consumer or conserve.   In development  countries an issue which does not appear on television or radio does not even ex...

SYNTACTIC AND LEXICO-SEMANTIC ANALYSES OF SELECTED SMS TEXT MESSAGES AMONG THE UNIVERSITY OF ILORIN STUDENTS

 ABSTRACTWords form the basis for a Linguistic analysis at any level of language study. The aim of this essay was to identify the various Lexical and Syntactic elements that make up personal text messages among the students of the University of Ilorin. Lexical features, Lexical relations, Word-formation processes and Word Sequences were employed to unravel the Lexical and Syntactic elements contained in selected text messages. Among the findings in the work were that nouns are the most p...

AN ASSESSMENT OF MASS MEDIA’S ROLE IN THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST DRUG ABUSE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThis work was done to final  out the assessment of the mass media’s role in the campaign against  drug abuse, because drug abuse has become a serious problem  we are facing  both in Nigeria and in other parts of  the world. The objectives of this research  is to find out if drug abuse has increased crime rate in Nigeria, to find out if the mass media is performing  their functions effectively, its assessment in the campaign  against drug ab...

THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS IN A CORPORATE ORGANISATION (A CASE STUDY OF NITEL PLC ENUGU)

ABSTRACTThis work is conscientiously aimed at looking into the role of public relations in Nitel plc Enugu. Nitel is a corporate organization with network of branches.Public relations role in Nitel Plc cannot be over-emphasized because the services of Nitel must satisfy the aspirations of its publics. This research identifies how public relations can help in maintaining high acceptable corporate identity, corporate image and corporate communication in Nitel Plc Enugu.The survey research metho...

SOCIO-POLITICAL MOTIFS IN NIYI OSUNDARE’S THE EYE OF THE EARTH AND VILLAGE VOICES

ABSTRACTLiterary scholars believed that literature serves as one of the viable tools for transforming and liberating the society from it ills. This study however attempted to investigate the socio-political motifs in Niyi Osundare’s  the Eye of the Earth and Village voices. The researcher applied the Marxist theory in order to have a clearer and better understanding of the two works. Based on the findings, it has been discovered that there is no work of art written in vacuum. They are ...

MASS MEDIA AND COVERAGE OF HEALTH AWARENESS SYSTEM IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF NTA ENUGU AND HEALTH CARE MAGAZINE)

ABSTRACT There is a general feeling that rural urban health programme cannot be engineered by Mass media.  But thanks for media pluralson.  This term which refers to an increase in the number and variety of media structures and organizations has improved the variety of functions to which the media put in the society. The aim of this study is to access the extent at which mass media propagates health messages in the society to minimize death and ensure better health condition. In o...

SOCIAL RELEVANCE OF NIYI OSUNDARE’S THE EYE OF THE EARTH

ABSTRACTThis study proposes to bring out the social relevance of Niyi Osundare’s The Eye of the Earth. African Oral aesthetics or the Social relevance are the  verbal parts of African Oral Literature, Osundare uses this extensively in most of his work and this study aims at looking at that. Systematic sampling will be used for the selection of the poems for analysis, and the concept of this formalism will be the basis at which it will be analyzed. It will give credence to Osundare’s ...

THE EFFECTS OF ADVERTISING ON CONSUMER BUYING BEHAVIOUR IN ENUGU METROPOLIS. (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN BOTTLING COMPANY 9TH MILE ENUGU.)

ABSTRACT This dissertation is the product of contributions of ideas ‘ by the researcher and his supervisor. It is both conventional and similar the topic of this project, the effect of advertising on consumers buying behavior in Enugu metropolis with particular reference to the Nigerian Bottling Company, bottlers of coca-cola products, is very vast and one cannot claim to have treated all the aspects of have literature involved in this topic within this skeletal out –fit. Rather the ...

THE EFFECT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON FAMILY PLANNING A CASE STUDY OF RESIDENTS OF ENUGU

ABSTRACTThis project ia a survey on the effect of mass media campaign on family planning as it concerns it’s adoption by the families by the families in enugu urban.The important of family planning in national development cannot be overstressed as many developing nations around the w9rkd have been able to link directly with their planning in all faces of development in the sense that population growth must be taken into account for economic, educational agricultural development of a nation....

EFFECT OF MILITARY DITATORSHIP ON THE NIGERIA MASS MEDIA

ABSTRACT Media industry contributed positively towards the up-liftment of socialization in Nigeria. This project work is bold step into media industry structure and then contribution to the nation at large. Several aspect of the media were analyzed. Important aspect of the media and problems that are believed to be hindering the social responsibility of the Nigeria mass media under military dictatorship were also looked into. TABLE OF CONTENTTitle pageApproval pageDedicationAcknowledg...

AN ANALYSIS OF NEWSPAPER READERSHIP PATTERN AMONG THE YOUTHS (A CASE STUDY OF I.M.T STUDENTS)

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to determine the Newspaper Readership pattern among the youth.  This arose because it was thought that the youths did not read newspapers and their use of other media was minimal.Against the background of seemingly lack of readership among the youths, questionnaires were drawn and administered to ascertain the extent of reading habit formed by this group.The students of the Institute of management and Technology Enugu were used as case study.  This...

THE IMPACT OF TESTIMONIAL USE ON ADVERTISING EFFECTIVENESS (A CASE STUDY OF KANU NWANKWO IN PEAR MILK ADVERTISMENT)

INTRODUCTION1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYAdvertising is a powerful and persuasive machine. It is an exciting, dynamic and fully challenging enterprise. It is a subject that cannot be ignored in our day-to-day life; infact “a world without advertisement is a bleak world” Awake 1988 Pg 1-6. Advertising is always ahead of us to greet us, Infact it has almost become a thorn in the flesh that the average individual cannot do without. He or she is exposed to several kinds of advertising messages ...


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