Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

EARLY MARRIAGE IS AN ANTIDOTE TO ILLEGAL RELATIONSHIP AMONG YOUTHS

ABSTRACTSThis research work focused on early marriage as an antidote to illegal relationship (premarital sex) among the youth, Ilorin south Local Government Area of Kwara State. Premarial sex is an isssue which most people r1efuse to talk about. It is sadly, still in a Muslim society, premarital sex is no more recognised as a forbidden fruit. Illegal relationship involves the various sexual activities performed by unmarried individuals.Illegal relationship is considered a major sin in Isl...

FOOD CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND MICRO NUTRIENT INTAKE OF MOTHERS IN OJO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE.

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out to assess the food consumption pattern and micronutrient intake of mothers in Ojo Local Government Area in Lagos State. One hundred and eighty respondents were selected randomly. Data was collected using food frequency and anthropometric data such as height, weight and body mass index. Other date collected include the socio-economic and demographic characteristics of the respondents. The data were analyzed using descriptive analysis ...

A Philosophical Exposition of the Concept of Reincarnation in Yoruba Metaphysics

Death is a factual reality that every human being must encounter. However one fundamental question runs through the minds of men, “what happens after death?” when we die is that the end of our existence or is there a continuous existence in another form? There have been various stories about events that seem to suggest that even after death though the body decays, the soul of the person leaves on. This immortality of the soul is either explained as in the case of most Africans, thro...

SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES: AN EVALUATION OF ONLINE REFERENCE SERVICES IN SELECTED NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

The  study  evaluated  online  reference  services  through  social  networking  sites  in selected  university  libraries  in  Nigeria.  A  survey  approach  was  embarked  upon  to  ascertain patrons’  level  of  awareness,  their  preference,  source  from  which  they  were  inform  of existence  of the  servi...

ASSESSMENT OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS IN NIGERIA

Knowledge  management  is  a  cross-disciplinary  domain  that  cuts  across  library  and  information science,  management  science,  cognitive  science,  computer  and  information  science.  Its multidisciplinary  attribute  is  what  is  responsible  for  its  different  perceptions  from  different disciplines  as  well &nbs...

EFFECTS OF TONES ON THE SEGMENTAL AND SUPRA-SEGMENTAL FEATURES OF TIV

Tones are a central part of any tone language. The culture of every society or group is imbibed in the language spoken by such a community or group. This research work looks at the influence of tones on the features of Tiv language. The main objective of this research is to look at the effects of tones on the segmental and supra-segmental features of Tivlanguge. The researcher in this work strives to define the concept of tone(s), and reveals the salient features and relatio...

Jesus Through the Lens of Ewe Culture: A Mother-tongue Exegetical Reflection on Hebrews 1:1-4

AbstractThis dissertation is an exegetical reflection and application of Hebrews 1:1-4 from the Ewe Bible in the Ewe context using two main approaches, the Mother Tongue Criticism methodology of biblical studies and the Comparative Approach. Over the years, many African Christian scholars have painstakingly endeavoured to bring the traditional religions of non-Westerners such as in Africa and Asia from the margins to the centre of focus for Christian engagement. The idea is not revolutionary ...

A Critical Exposition of the Doctrine of Natural Goodness of Humans as the Foundation of Rousseau' Politics

The idea that humans are naturally good is an underlying conviction and a compass directing Rousseaus philosophical rumination. Specifically, his position is that men are not naturally egoistic as Hobbes would have us believe but have an inherent quality which disposes them to seek the well-being of others. For him, everything was good as it left the hand of the creator; everything degenerated in the hands of humans. There seems to be an obvious contradiction, how is it that everything which ...

An Empiricist and Idealist Critique of the Idea of Substance

An Empiricist and Idealist Critique of the Idea of Substance Abstract: This paper examines the concept of substance in terms of the traditional view of it as something that exists to support the properties of things or objects generally. Critiques of this view by Berkeley and Hume, as well as their theoretical foundations of empiricism and idealism, will be analysed. In addition to determining what can be concluded from these critiques of the idea of substance, it will be discussed whether Be...

Universal Basic Income Inheritance Tax: A Modern Response to the Problem of Distributive Injustice in Contemporary South Africa

Universal Basic Income & Inheritance Tax: A Modern Response to the Problem of Distributive Injustice in Contemporary South Africa Abstract: This paper examines the idea of a system of Universal Basic Income (UBI), along with inheritance tax, as a response to the problem of distributive injustice in contemporary South Africa. The focus will be on the works of Lafaye, who advocates for a reform of inheritance tax, and Van Parijs, who synthesizes the central case for basic income as a strategy a...

INTELLIGENCE: COMBATING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Corruption is a persistent cancerous phenomenon which bedevils Nigeria. Corruption causes substantial social and economic harm. The Nigeria government's attempt to combat corruption have relied on strengthening legislation, introducing statutory investigative bodies, imitating public anti-corruption campaigns, and appealing to the integrity of individuals. Yet corruption remains a big problem in Nigeria. However, one approach that has yet to be pursued effectively is intell...

IMPLEMENTATION OF COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICIES IN ALVAN IKOKU FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION LIBRARY, OWERRI.

policies in Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Library. The study was an attempt to evaluate the level of the implementation of collection development policies. The researcher employed six objectives and six research questions. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Sample of 15 respondents was chosen for the study. The instrument used in collecting data were; interview, observation and the use of questionnaire. The data collected for the study were analyzed u...

MULTICULTURAL AESTHETICS IN FELIX EGWUDA’S THE PILLARS AND UCHE NWAOZUZU’S THE CANDLES

Abstract This study is a seminal work on the selected plays. It adopts a close reading of the plays to examine the themes of multiculturalism and cultural diversity as aesthetic platforms used individually by the authors to interrogate the roles of ethnic and cultural sentiments in the underdevelopment of the Nigerian nation and how these sentiments continue to challenge efforts at national integration. This paper takes a close look at the creative ingenuity of the authors in terms of t...

Organisational Rumours : Can Anything Good Come Out Of IT?

Rumour is one of the informal communication networks through which information flows among people. It is usually seen as a cancer that should be avoided in any society. It is a social phenomenon that any society cannot survive without yet little attention is given to it by the society and academic scholars.  Literature have established that rumours are exaggerated and false accounts of events which are capable of causing riots, strikes, unrest and even deaths in some cases; rumours have also...

EFFECTS OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION ON GIRL CHILD

   ABSTRACTThe study investigated FGM and girl child education in Bukwo District, Eastern Uganda. The main reason of the study was to establish the effect of FGM on Girl child education and how it can be eliminated to improve the enrollment of the girl child in schools. The study mainly targeted those who are mutilated. Questionnaires (self administrated questionnaires); in depth interview methods were used to get the required information in which 100 respondents were inter...


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