Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF AWKA-NORTH INDIGENES TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ILORIN

The people of awka-north, Anambra State, Nigeria have been living in Ilorin, Kwara State for decades and even though these group of people represent a small portion of the Igbo community in Ilorin, their impact to the social and economic development of Ilorin have not been noticed nor acknowledged. This study highlights the contributions of many Awka north indigenes living in Ilorin, Because many of them have become major stakeholders in the economic growth of Ilorin.  

Towards National Security and Peace: The Strategic Role of Libraries

This article is aimed at examining the causes of insecurity and violence in Nigeria and around the world. It discusses the active roles libraries play in promoting peace and security in different countries. It highlights the fact that several threats to lives, ranging from terrorism, communal and tribal clashes, kidnapping, pollution, health, physical and environmental hazards, and economic crisis among others, can be curbed through information and intellige...

Attitudes of undergraduates towards a career in library and information science

               ABSTRACTThis research work examined the attitude of undergraduates towards a Career in Library and Information Science: A case study of Delta State University, Abraka.  Four research questions were raised to guide the study. The scope of the study is limited to 100-400 undergraduate regular students of library and information science Department, Delta State University, Abraka. The descriptive survey research was used for the study.&n...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH VILLAGE IN BENIN KINGDOM BEFORE 1897

ABSTRACT This study derives its motivation from the researcher’s interest in investigating the socio-political organization of Useh Village in Benin Kingdom during the pre-colonial period. The researcher was curious to examine the political mechanism developed by the people to ensure the maintenance of peace and order in the community. From the reign of Oba Eweka I of Benin Kingdom, the community developed a unique system of political governance based on the administration of t...

SOCIO-POLITICAL ORGANISATION OF USEH AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE IN THE CORONATION OF THE MONARCH IN BENIN

This study examines the socio-political organization of Useh village in Benin kingdom during the pre-colonial period. It aims essentially at investigating the political institution developed by the people of the community before the advent of colonialism in 1897. The study examines the effectiveness of the indigenous political system in promoting peace and progress. In addition, the study attempts to situate the history of Useh within the context of Benin history and examines the sp...

An Evolution of Challenges And Opportunity Facing The Print Media In The Era Of Online Journalism.

ABSTRACTThe new media have offered print newspapers the opportunity to reach a wider range of readers through online versions, without any demographic or distribution problems. The advent of online newspapers has made access to news available to anyone who has access to the Internet with just a click of the mouse. However, while many developed and even developing countries are maximizing the potentials of the online versions of newspapers, how far have we gone in utilizing this technology in ...

Assessment of Factors Influencing Academic Performance of Library and Information Science Students in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria

This work revealed factors influencing academic performance of Library and information science students in Ahmadu Bello university Zaria.

Impact of Nursery Education on Academic Performance of Primary School Pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja

ABSTRACTThis survey research was conducted to find out the impact of “impact of nursery education on academic performance of primary school pupils in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT-Abuja. The purpose and seven research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consist of all the primary school students in four selected schools in Gwagwalada Area Council. Though the process of simple random sampling, a total participates in the study. The major instrument used f...

An Assessment of the Utilization of Information and Communication Technology in the Enhancement of Journalism Practice in Nigeria.

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1   Background of StudyThe world in which we live today is a world dominated by technology. We may not realize it but we now live in a world where our live are shaped and reshaped by technology.One area where technology has made much impact in journalism practice in Nigeria, is the area of communication and, precisely, communicates to a heterogeneous, undifferentiated, mass audience.  Technology advancement in communication has brought about fundamental shift in hum...

AN ASSESMENT OF OWNERSHIP ON MEDIA FREEDOM AND PROFESSIONALISM (A STUDY OF INDEPENDENT RADIO AND TELEVISION, BENIN CITY).

ABSTRACTThis research is to assess ownership on media freedom and professionalism (a study of independent radio and television, benin city).It argues that the media ownership climate in Nigeria is very cloudy, and not conducive for optimum operations, especially for private media. Government uses its regulatory agencies to frustrate media freedom. The scenario is not a lot different from centralized control. Government is urged to encourage free enterprise and allow a level playing field for ...

AN EVALUATION OF MEDIA LAWS ON THE PRACTICE OF JOURNALISM IN NIGERIA.

ABSTRACT  Media laws are not new to the journalism in Nigeria. What is new is the ways in which various governments and individuals try to hide under some of these laws to cripple the job of the Nigerian journalists. This is the main thrust behind this research which is centered on finding an evaluation of media laws on the practice of journalism in Nigeria with a view to unraveling those laws that tends to reduce the power of journalists. The study adopted the survey method u...

Abortion and Its Moral Implications

INTRODUCTIONNaturally, human beings  are moral  beings for they  make  use  of their reason and juxtapose it with the faculty of their will and intellect in making decisions. Man’s actions are therefore subjected to moral principles due to the gift of reason and freedom that differentiate him from other animals (Steinbock,1998). In ethical commandment, human actions are judged to be right or wrong based on how much they agree with the moral law. Moral law is the law of nature as it con...

CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA SCANDAL, EFFECTS ON DATA-PRIVACY IN SOCIAL MEDIA

The Cambridge Analytica data scandal has sparked a widespread privacy debate and put Facebook in the eye of a PR storm. Automatically this raises questions from an advertisers perspective. ‘Should we gear up for an audience decrease and reshuffle budget?’ Not really. No advertiser data has been affected and this is mainly an issue on user level, so Facebook already implemented actions to solidify the privacy of its users which is a benefit for advertisers too.It was a former staff member ...

Effectiveness of Internet Advertising on Consumer Behaviour of Students

A Paper on the Effectiveness of Internet Advertising on Consumer Behaviour of Students

HISTORY OF YORUBA

It is well known to Tom, Dick and Harry that Yoruba tribe is one of the three major tribes in Nigeria whom have vehemently served and have shouldered the country times without number as their contributions to all of her sectors: education, politics, economy, law, health, entertainment etc. are pivotal and mammoth; it is not new to everyone that Yoruba domiciled in Western part of Nigeria and they speak Yoruba language which has more than 40 million native speakers. Seven states are reg...


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