Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

History of Urbanization in Sapele (1955 - 2007)

This paper is a research on Urbanization in Sapele, a city in Delta state. The work attempts to put urbanization issues in correct perspectives. It corrects and defines the position of the family in the urban area and makes sure reader do not give in to myth propagated by some that families are responsible for founding of Cities.

Should Humanity Avenge Divinity? Discuss Using Chinua Achebe's Dead Men's Path and Reuben Onyishi's Clash of Divinity

The question should humanity avenge Divinity is a tricky question but i will try to explain it in my own understanding using Chinua Achebe's DEAD MEN’S PATH AND Reuben Onyishi’s Clash of Divinity.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH SONNET AND TRADITIONAL BALLAD

The development of English Sonnet and Traditional Ballad.the book talks about how sonnet was developed and how the Traditional Ballad came to be.

The Major Themes of petals of blood

the major themes of the book "petals of Blood" by Ngugi Wa Thiong'o

THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MEDIEVAL DRAMA AND RENAISSANCE PERIOD

the differences between medieval period and the Renaissance period and the examples of writtings during these period.

Strategies for Combating Book Theft and Vandalism in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri

ABSTRACTFor the purpose of the study, it is assumed that library users exist in the academic libraries studies. These users cause damage to library materials. The study covers the various means and devices to safeguard library materials from being vandalized by obnoxious and antisocial library users. In order to portray the relevance or importance of the research questions, the research have Six (6) research questions which was raised in line with the six (6) objectives. The literature review...

Islam, Politics and Social Media: Nigerian Context

ABSTRACT             Islam is an indispensable phenomenon in all spheres of human life in the universe, Nigeria included. This informs the position taken in this paper that Islam is in support of Muslims’ involvement in developmental politics. This paper established the fact that Islam appreciates and welcomes all forms of advancement which aligned with the injunctions of Allah. This implies that using social media is permitted in as much it is in line with Islamic teachi...

ALLOPHONIC VARIATION IN SELECTED YORÙBÁ DIALECTS AN OPTIMALITY THEORY ACCOUNT

ABSTRACTThis study is concerned with the allophonic variations across selected dialects of Yorùbá; an account of optimality theory.This study reveals there are more to allophonic variations across Yorùbá dialects than what we know in Standard Yorùbá (SY); that vowel /ã/ as a phoneme has three allophones ([ã], [ͻ̃], and [ε̃]): vowel [â] occurs after a bilabial related consonant; vowel [ͻ̃] occurs after others: vowel [ε̃] only occurs in few words like yẹn’that’, wọ̀ny...

CONFLICT PATTERN AND RESOLUTION IN MARRIAGES AMONG FRESH COUPLES IN OYO WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Lot of factors are responsible for conflict in some homes among which are violence against wife and children which result to broken homes and at times divorce, hence breed criminals and juvenile delinquents in the society. Descriptive survey research design was adopted with a sample size of 100 fresh couples, 50 male and 50 females, three measuring scales were used, five null hypotheses were tested, in which all was significant hence the hypotheses were accepted. To this end it was suggested ...

The Media and Adolescents Risky Behaviour: Implication for Counseling Psychologists

A mass media explosion which occurred in the 20th century revolutionized the way people gain information about their world (Bushman and Anderson, 2001). The  media  plays a central part in the lives of adolescents, as they interact with it on a daily basis in the form of music, television, the Internet, or video games. Media is used for entertainment, information, and communication. Although people do not necessarily seek out violent content, violence is an integral part of the media landsc...

Press Freedom in Nigeria

If press has freedom of carrying out their duties, they have to be honest too.Freedom of the press or freedom of the media is the principle that communicates and express through various mediums, including printed and electronic media , especially published materials , should be considered a right to be exercised freely. Such freedom implies the absence of interference from an overreaching state; its preservation may be sought through constitutional or other legal protections. With respect to ...

How to Write a Documentary from the Scratch

This is a brief introduction to Documentary. For those who would like to go into documentary and need a little preamble to the art.  

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTION, FOREIGN AID AND DEVELOPMENT

International institutions , foreign aid and developmentNo nation can survive all by itself in the international arena. The need to relate with   other   nations   is   essential   in   pursuing   respective   national   interest.   These relationships can be between two nations which is called bilateral relationship or relationship  among  nations  more   than   two   which   is   referred  to   as   multi lateral relationship.   In order to maintain c...

Promoting resilience among Internally Displaced Persons in Nigeria as a method of combating psychological disturbance: The case of indigenes of Bakassi in Cross River State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT                                                                    As at 2015, the Internally Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) estimated there are about Two Million, One Hundred and Fifty Thousand internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nigeria. Though some IDPs have returned to their communities between 2016 and 2017 following the intervention of the Nigerian military, escalation of violence in sev...


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