Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

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...

MORALITY AND AUDIENCE INFLUENCE IN NIGERIA HIPHOP MUSIC: A STUDY OF REMILEKUN SAFARU (REMINISCE)

ABSTRACTThe objective of this work is to examine the role of popular music and language influence with reference to the Hiphop genre in propagating morals in our immediate society. When technology was non-existent and before the western ideology meets Africa, music has forever take significant stand in traditional folklore, festival, rituals and other important aspects of our cultural heritage. Over the years, the music of Africa has played more roles in social integration and development as ...

THE ISSUES OF CORRUPTION IN GOVERNANCE: A STUDY OF NIYI OSUNDARE’S THE STATE VISIT

This paper examines corruption in governance in Nigeria, using Niyi Osundare's The State Visit. Osundare condemns corruption which he sees as appalling in Nigeria.He states that embezzlement of funds among government officials is on the increase. Unemployment soars; there is a poor state of infrastructural facilities. Those in the academics are not left out of corruption as they compromise their supposedly intellectual integrity and honesty as a result of lust for power and opulence. There is...

Aspects of Khohumono Phonology

ABSTRACTThis research was motivated by my curiosity to explore some aspects of the phonology of  Khohumono, a language spoken by the Bhahomono people in Abi Local Government area of Cross River State, Nigeria and to contribute to the development and standardization of the language which is still in the minority. The work therefore seeks to establish accurately the number of consonants and vowels in the phonetic and phonemic inventory of the language and also examine their distribution ...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA

ABSTRACTThe aim of the study was to analyze the impact of social media on the student’s academic performance [A study of students of University of Abuja]. To achieve this, the survey research method was used. Subjects were drawn from the University of Abuja, using the simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling. Four research questions guided the study. Research findings showed that a great number of students in University of Abuja, had access to the internet. To this end, the r...

Branding As A TOOL OF ADVERTISEMENT A case study of Branded Laptop Bags

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the StudyAccording to Parekh and Rupal, (2012) advertising is a form of marketing communication used to promote or sell something, usually a business's product or service. Advertising is how a company encourages people to buy their products, services or ideas. An advertisement (ad) is anything that draws good attention towards these things. It is usually designed by an advertising agency for an identified sponsor, and performed through a variety o...

BRANDING AS A TOOL OF ADVERTISEMENT: A CASE STUDY OF CUFFLINK

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBACKGROUND TO THE STUDYPrior independence, Nigerian citizens depended much on imported goods especially household products which were made available by the colonial masters and Western Merchants. Then there were not much local substitute and where there is, they were no match to the imported goods in quality, hence the preference for the foreign products by many.The third and fourth National development plan was for self sufficiency. The country had to minimize importat...

Translation Equivalence as a Semantic Strategy: An Inquiry into the Language of Soyinka’s Forest of a Thousand Daemons

AbstractTranslation entails the presentation of texts and their meanings, which originally exist in a particular language, in another language.Scholars such as Catford (1965),Wisner G. (2013), Osundare (1995) andOsakwe (1998) have studied the intricacies in translationyet, little was done on the concept of translation equivalence especially as it relates to meaning. Therefore, this paper examined translation equivalence as a semantic strategy in Soyinka’s Forest of a Thousand Daemons....

A Pragmatic Analysis of Selected Qur’anic Verses Based on the Creation of Man

AbstractQur’an, the main source of the Islamic faith, is a book believed by its followers, the Muslims, to be completely of divine origin. The eloquence, depth, meaning, and beautiful language of this book surprised thinkers and critics world over. Even, non-Muslim scholars agree that the Qur’an is Arabic literature par excellence. Despite its Arabic origin, there are thousands of Muslims who do not possess the knowledge in Arabic and study the Qur’an in English. English speaking ...

CODE ALTERNATION IN 9ICE’S MUSIC

ABSTRACT Hip-Hop music in Nigeria is a very popular brand of music which is heard practically in all  parts  of  Nigeria  and  is  both  respected  and  appreciated  by  Nigerians.  Scholars  and researchers such  as  Omoniyi (2009),  Akande  (2013),  Auer (2011)  and  Adedeji (2000) have worked extensively on Hip-Hop music but only a few researches have been carried out  on  the...

LEARNING DISABILITIES

The purpose of this paper is to discuss learning disabilities (LD). Conceptual framework was developed to understand the meaning of the concept – learning disability, who they are, their characteristics and the various types. The paper found out the causes of learning disability to an individual, the inherent signs and symptoms among varying ages, problems associated with learning disabilities such as –social adjustment, motivational difficulties and poor social cognition. This pape...

Administration of Islamic Law in the Sharia Court of Appeal

ABSTRACT This study examined the “Administration of Islamic Law in the Sharia Court of Appeal in Gwagwalada Area Council, FCT”. A survey research design was adopted for the study. One hundred (100) respondents were randomly selected from eight departments of the Gwagwalada Area Council Secretariat, FCT. The main instrument used for this study was questionnaire and the data collected were analyzed using frequency counts and percentage. The findings from the study revealed that the shar...

THE IMPACT OF GLOBALIZATION ON ECONOMIC GROWTH: NIGERIA AS A CASE STUDY

ABSTRACT           This study is meant to investigate the impact of globalization on economic growth, also the influence of globalization on the Nigerian economy. It is obvious that Nigeria as a country still depends on the importation of productive inputs despite all efforts to develop her local resources. Thus, the objective of this study is to determine the impact of globalization on Nigeria economic and industrial growth. The study reveals that for Nigeria to benefit...

Nigeria Foreign Policy Under General Sani Abacha 1995-1998

ABSTRACT           The study attempts to provide a comprehensive knowledge on Nigeria foreign policy under general Sani Abacha 1995-1998. It enquires into how military intervenes in the Nigerian politics in the recent time. The study proceeds as follows. The first chapter sets out the general introduction to the study, the aims and objective of study, scope of study, methodology and significance of the study.           The second and third chapters examine t...

THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE IN THE SETTLEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL DISPUTE A CASE STUDY OF THE BAKASSI PENINSULAR CONFLICT 1993-2002

ABSTRACT           The discovery of oil reserves in the waters surrounding Bakassi Peninsula subjected it to claims and counter-claims for sovereignty, military occupation and recourse to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). On October 10,2002, the International Court of Justice ruled that the Peninsula and the territory in the Lake Chad region should be under the sovereignty of Cameroon. This judgment elicited sensitive scholarly issues of citizenship and self-dete...


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