Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Industrial revolution 4.0 implication to libraries and librarians

Introduction“The term Industry 4.0 stands for thefourth industrial revolution defi ned as anew level of organization and controlover the entire value chain of products.It is aimed at the increasinglyrequirements of individual customers.(Vaidya et al., 2018). The FourthIndustrial revolution is changing howwe live, work and communicate. Somebest examples are self-driving cars,online shopping, drone delivery servicesetc. Students today need to stay relevantfor future job markets, as artifici...

Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Woman

ABSTRACTThe Research Project Causes and Consequences of Domestic Violence against Women. (A study of Samaru Community, Zaria) the project examines the causes, consequnceses, nature, and ways to mitigate the negative consequences of domestic violence. In the light of the above, a sample of one hundred and twenty (120) respondents was drawn and the data obtained through structured questionnaire, and a focused group discussion was analyzed using descriptive statistics, and chi-squire test wa...

Is Boko Haram of Nigeria Part of Global Jihad?

The objective of this research is to respond to the question of the connection between Boko Haram in Nigeria and the wave of Global Jihadist Movement. The paper shall address to what extent the Boko Haram group reflects the ideology of the Global Jihadist Movement. 

THE IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION AMONG STUDENTS OF TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS (A CASE STUDY OF D.S.ADEGBENRO ICT POLYTECHNIC)

                       Abstract Entrepreneurship education is considered as a potent tool for influencing students learning orientation and expression of entrepreneurial implication intentions. This study examined the impact of entrepreneurial education among students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria . Data were collected by using questionnaire,  302 students of D.S.Adegbenro ICT Polytechnic  and descriptive re...

The nature of begging as it constitutes a social problem in Nigeria as a whole and Sokoto North Local Government Area in particular

 This study focuses on the street begging which has been an age-long problem in Sokoto North local government areas and the efforts made by the government in several instances involved giving beggars monthly survival allowance and enlightenment campaign to combat this ugly situation. But this has often proved to be a short term solution. The study is fully convinced that if the government and other relevant authorities should apply different strategies in order to tackle the menace of st...

Irregular Migration of Nigerians: Causes, Implications and Policy Responses

ABSTRACTThis study examines the irregular migration of Nigerians. The main objective of this study is mainly to examine the causes, implications and policy responses to irregular migration of Nigerians. This research used the qualitative method of research (sourcing data from other documented research on the subject of irregular migration. The research finds that irregular migration has become a global trend, and the reasons for the movement could be drawn from political, economic and social ...

ELECTORAL VIOLENCE AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

Nigeria has earned an appellation for herself as a show case of Africa’s democracy for several score of years. Ironically, every journey towards such democratic process/experience had been laden with electoral violence even since the colonial days. With the rebirth of African liberalism and the wave of democratic consolidation process that swept across the globe/world in the 1990’s, electoral violence returned in a more frightening dimension in most African states. It is, therefore, again...

CARD READER AND ELECTION CREDIBILITY IN 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

The real issue in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria was the use of the smart card reader. The smart card reader was a critical component in the elections. It was used for the first time used in 2015 in the electoral process of Nigeria and it remains one of the greatest technological innovations of the 2015 and 2019 general elections respectively. The smart card reader is a technological device setup to authenticate and verify on Election Day a Permanent Voter Card (PVC) issued by Independ...

IMPACT OF CIVIC EDUCATION ON ELECTION PARTICIPANTION IN SOKOTO STATE

The study was the impact of civic education on political participation: A case study of 2019 general election in Gada Local Government of Sokoto State. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence, before, during and after the election. Civic education, therefore, played a role for the sustenance of democratic governance. It is imperative that educators, masses, politicians, policy makers and members of civil society worked b...

THE CONDUCT OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS.

The study was to assess the problemss and prospects of free, fair and credible election in Nigeria conducted election for contestants into various elective posts in 2019. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence before, during and after the election. The violence that took place especially after the presidential election was unique in the history of the Nigerian politics. The paper aims to consider the challenges of elect...

THE IMPACT OF CIVIC EDUCATION ON POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: A CASE STUDY OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTION INGADA LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF SOKOTO STATE

The study was to assess the problemss and prospects of free, fair and credible election in Nigeria conducted election for contestants into various elective posts in 2019. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence before, during and after the election. The violence that took place especially after the presidential election was unique in the history of the Nigerian politics. The paper aims to consider the challenges of elect...

THE ROLE OF AUDITORS WITH THEIR CLIENTS AND THIRD PARTIES

This study assessed the impact of employee motivation on workers performance in Nigeria Communications Commission. The objectives of the study were to examine the relationship between training and increased competence for staff of Nigeria Communications Commission, examine the relationship between financial incentives and work habits for staff of Nigeria Communications Commission and determine the effects of recognition on successful completion of task. The survey research design was used as ...

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC) KOGI STATE

AbstractThe study aimed at evaluating the impact of effective leadership on organizational performance in Nigeria using National Youth Service Corps Kogi State office. The evaluation was done through the use of questionnaire and structured interview question, tailored towards: determining the impact of effective leadership on the performance of the organization; assessing the effect of the relationship between effective leadership and organizational performance in promoting maximization of th...

TREND AND VOLATILITY OF VALUE ADDED TAX AND OIL TAX REVENUE IN NIGERIA: IMPLICATION FOR GOVERNMENT BUDGETING

This study investigates the trend and volatility of value added tax revenue and oil tax revenue in Nigeria. It investigates the research questions raised using data on value added tax revenue and oil tax revenue generated in the Nigerian economy during the period 2001 to 2016. The data which were secured from the Central Bank of Nigeria Statistical Bulletin were converted to quarterly data and analyzed using E-View facilities. Empirical analysis of the data intends to highlight...

Improving Loan Repayment in Ghana: Does Financial Literacy Matter?

Loan defaults continue to be a major challenge that confronts financialinstitutions in developing countries and this impedes their potential role in sustainabledevelopment. Given the enormity of loan defaults, policymakers havedevoted much attention to the phenomenon by implementing strategies and policiesaimed at improving loan repayment to avert the situation. To complement theeffort of policymakers, several empirical studies have also been conducted regardingloan repayment determinants; bu...


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