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CROSS-GENDER JOURNEY MOTIF IN DANIEL BLACK’S THEY TELL ME OF AHOME AND YAA GYASI’S HOMEGOING

AbstractRepresentations of ‘Cross-Gender’ Journey motif means the marked difference(s) in ‘Cross-Gender’ experiences and challenges in diasporic milieu. Several studies have been carried out on journey motif, with little attention paid to ‘Cross-Gender’ journey motifs. This study focused on portraying how the patriarchal society in which both male and female genders find themselves tends to be the ultimate tool defining and creating in their psyche what strength cum weakness is, a...

Effects of e-library, resources and services on students' academic performance in tertiary institutions a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “effects of e-library on students’ academic performance in tertiary institutions: a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria” It identifies the Concept of e-library and e-resources, availability of e-library, resources and services in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Students’ use of e-library in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, impact of e-library on students’ academic performance, challenges associated with the utilization of e-library resources in Ahm...

Oil Boom and Underdevelopment: The Challenges of Premium Motor Spirit Importation into Nigeria 1999-2016

                                                       ABSTRACT This research examined how the Oil Boom in Nigeria has underdeveloped the nation ratherthan develop and also examining the challenges or problem faced in premium motor spiritimportation into   the country   as   a   result   of  &nbs...

Awareness and Access to Educational Broadcasting Programmes among Secondary school students in Egbeda Community, Lagos

ABSTRACTEducational broadcasting policy has been successfully used for diffusing education among audience in so many countries across the world. It is a policy that has been adjudged effective in bridging the gap between the classroom and home, and an effective alternative for the deprived and unreached. Just like many other nations, Nigeria in the past had an effective educational broadcasting policy that facilitated the production and transmission of educational programmes to schools and ho...

CONTENT ANALYSIS OF NIGERIAN NEWSPAPERS REPORTING OF BOKO HARAM CRISIS

 ABSTRACT In the last few years, Nigeria has experienced an alarming rise in the manifestation of violent conflicts, and the mass media have been described to be a double edged sword in these crises situations; often either being an instrument of resolving or escalating the crises. Hence, the need to study the effect(s) mass media reports has on violent crises, in this case, the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria and neighboring countries. This research work, attempted to examine the role play...

EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS’ PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NASARAWA STATE POLYTECHNIC, LAFIA

ABSTRACTThe aim of this research is to examine The Effects of Social Media on Students’ Performance. Social media is rapidly changing the communication setting of today’s social world. Hence its emergence is significantly having effect on the performance of students and as such has become prone to frequent fluctuations on the mood and self-control of students. Thus, this has affected the performance of the students in one way or the other. However, questionnaire was used for the res...

HOW THE MYTH OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM SHAPED ITS FOREIGN POLICY DURING THE COLD WAR

Each nation tends to see itself as unique. In its claim of the master race, German or Aryan races consider themselves the highest in an assumed racial hierarchy. France and her theory of Assimilation pride herself to be more superior to any other existing culture. With her population, financial and human resources within the continent, Nigeria considers itself as the “Giant of Africa”. With its advancement in North America and her ideology of expansionism, the United States pro...

AFRICA AS THE CENTERPIECE OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY: A HISTORICAL REFLECTION OF THE GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON’S REGIME,1966 – 1975

States do not live in a state of complete isolation. They need to interact with others because most of what they desire to make life worth living is not found within their territories. The most common relationship among states in the world today is through foreign policy. Nigeria has participated in this practice over the years. For many years, Africa was the centrepiece of the Nigerian foreign policy. With this policy, Nigeria had overwhelmingly given both solicited and unsolicited support t...

PRACTITIONERS OPINION ON THE ISSUES OF JOURNALISM IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe practice of journalism comes with its challenges in every part of the world today. In Nigeria journalists suffer different types of abuse in the course of carrying out their duties, these abuses range from, unlawful arrest and grueling interrogation during detention, imprisonment, assassination, harassment, rape, maiming and other forms of physical and emotional abuseThe theoretical framework that will be used for this study is the psychometric paradigm which assumes that ch...

History of Serial Publishing and Editing

In literature, a serial is a printing format by which a single larger work, often a work of narrative fiction, is published in smaller, sequential installments. The installments are also known as numbers, parts or fascicles, and may be released either as separate publications or within sequential issues of a periodical publication, such as a magazine, journal or newspaper. The Journal des sçavans (later spelled Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, wa...

Differences between Library Automation and Retrospective Conversion

The main aim of any library is to provide access to proper information, to the right users in as possible as short time. In an environment of information explosion, due to growing demands of the user and shrinking of financial resources, library is not able to obtain all the reading materials on demand. The only way to overcome these problems is resources sharing through networking. The development of library services in higher learning is a complex process to cover up advances of disc...

Beyond the Window Dressing-Contrasting Perspective Anchors on Development Bail out in the Peripheries

Development pathways available to the so-called periphery countries/societies of modern world are varied and controversial. Development theorists, writers and scholars are wide apart vis-à-vis convergence of consensual paradigm that is germane to pursue the course of holistic development of the periphery in the world political and economic landscape. This article is a dispassionate critique of the strengths and pitfalls deducible from the perspective horizon of the three dominant schools of ...

Globalization and the Travesty of the African Cause

The term globalization connotes different thing to people. It is probably one the hotly contested concepts in the lexicon of development theorists. It can be defined as a process of worldwide integration of economies and societies. Merriam-Webster’s Online defines globalization as “the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked by free trade, free flow of capital, and trapping of cheaper foreign labor markets.” It is a convergence of economic, political and culture ...

Boisterous Russia in emerging Europe

Russia is permanently at a crossroads in its history, or standing in exasperation at a fork in the road but failing to resolvea geographical, historical and metaphysical dilemma: is Russia part of Europe or not? Russia holds a key butvulnerable strategic position in the heartland of Eurasia. Its geographical existence within a larger zone of Eurasiancivilization meant that Russian culture had been shaped to a not insignificant extent by influences coming from Asia,that Russia was Eurasian and...


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