Technology

Research Papers/Topics in Technology

Investigating The Major Causes Of Failure Of Nigeria Oil Refineries And Maintenance With Particular Reference To Port Harcourt Refineries

ABSTRACT Generally, failure in any system brings about production bottleneck, economic down-turn, hazards and other undesirable elements in Nigeria oil sector, especially oil refineries which are performing badly, leading to serious setback in the nation’s economy. This study, therefore, investigated the reasons for the failure. It also sought to understand the major areas in turnaround   maintenance that could help in smooth running of the refineries. The study was executed ...

The Use Of Videos And Animations To Improve Learners’ Achievement In Namibian Senior Secondary Certificate Geography In Selected Secondary Schools In Ohangwena Region

AbstractMultimedia usage as an instructional tool in education is an important way of communicating the 21st century language to the digital natives of the 21st century. Several models have been put forward to suggest how multimedia use in education may improve the learners’ academic achievements. However, little research has been done to investigate how multimedia influences the academic achievements of learners in Geography. Therefore, this study was conducted to investigate whether the u...

An Ecological Study On The Macrobenthic Invertebrate Community Of Epe Lagoon, Lagos

ABSTRACTAn ecological study of the macrobenthic invertebrates community of Epe Lagoon was carried out.

INTRODUCING SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN INFORMATION SYSTEM SOLUTION FOR JUMIA NIGERIA

INTRODUCTIONJumai.com is a Nigerian electronic commerce form that provides services in a wide range around the country and across the country (Latchem, 2017). It is a licensed recognized online platform by the federal government which has impacted the general society and the business arena. Piloted research on the application and practice of information technology system in the organization in assisting strategies of the business shows that Jumia Nigeria associates its business proficie...

THE STRATEGIC USE OF INFORMATION SYSTEM TO SUPPORT E-COMMERCE BUSINESS STRATEGY -CASE STUDY: KONGA NIGERIA PLC

INTRODUCTIONAt the beginning of the project, five students formed a team with the purpose of investigation on the use of an information system to support the e-commerce business strategy. According to Belbin (2012), when a team is performing at its best, there is usually a clear task assigned to each member of the team. Belbin (2014) reports that despite clear roles and responsibilities, teams often fall short of its full potential because most times team members are not flexible enough...

Information Technology And Sustainable Development In The Maritime Industry In Nigeria (A Case Study Of Nimasa)

ABSTRACT  The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency is a maritime regulatory agency and concerns with enormous responsibilities such as promoting indigenous shipping lines, shipping development, pollution control, ensuring adherence with IMO and ILO conventions among others, So based on the above functions, the research work will look into Information Technology as a sustainable index in the maritime industry. The research will first look i...

Impact Of Strategic Management On The Performance Of Production Firms (A Study Of Selected Firms In Lagos)

ABSTRACT  The study examined the impact played by strategic management on the performance of selected oil and non-oil production firms in Lagos. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. The primary source involved the use of a well structured questionnaire to capture the current practice of strategic management in some production firms and impacts on organizational performance. The secondary data were obtained from textbooks, journals, newspapers and government p...

Impact Of Oil Spillage On The Water Quality Of Abuloma River In Port-harcourt, Rivers State

ABSTRACT The activity of the oil prospecting companies in the study area is mainly that of crude oil extraction from the subsurface. As a result of these petroleum activities, there is a continuous destruction of aquatic lives – flora and fauna destabilizing the entire aquatic eco-system. This study was focused on the impact of oil spillage on the water quality. Different physico-chemical parameters were analyzed, including Temperature, Taste, Colour, Odou...

Geotechnical Assessment Of Gully Erosion Site In Umuagor Urualla, Imo State South Eastern Nigeria

ABSTRACT Erosion is one of the major environmental hazards currently ravaging the southeastern part of Nigeria, especially Imo-state. This present study was conducted to assess the impact of Umuagor-Urualla gully erosion site. Analysis of undisturbed soil samples collected at three distinct positions (surface, subsurface and base of the gully) showed that the liquid limit and plastic limit for sample 1 was NP (non-plastic), with Plasticity Index of 0%, while the Plasticity Index for samp...

Evaluation of transport infrastrtural development In nigeria and its effect on the national economy [1981‐ 2004]

ABSTRACT Transport infrastructure is the fixed part of a transport system. Transport infrastructure development remains one of the major tools for achieving the much needed rapid economic growth in Nigeria. Hence, the study aims at investigating the effect of funding on transport infrastructure development and the implication of this to the economy. The scope of the study was confined within the time frame of 1981-2004. The researcher used GDP, Budgetary Allocation to Transport and the Contri...

Evaluation Of Conflict Management Strategies In The Delivery Of Road Projects In Imo State

ABSTRACT     This study aims to evaluate the influence of conflict management strategies in the delivery of road projects in Imo State with particular reference to three selected road project in Imo State. The research designs adopted for this study are ex-post facto and survey which was conducted using a well structured questionnaire to obtain information. The sampling designs adopted are simple random sampling for questionnaire distribution and judgemental sampling for t...

Estimation Of Inter-city Travel Demand For Public Road Transport From Owerri To Some Selected Cities In Nigeria

ABSTRACT This study calibrates an intercity travel demand model which uses the principal structural variables that have been identified in the literature. It uses a robust econometric method which has been little applied in the sphere of land transport in Nigeria. This research develops an urban public travel demand model for 19 directional O-D city-pair network originating from Owerri Urban. Using revealed preference data from the period of 2014 to 2016 which was filtered into 207 obser...

Elemental Analysis Of Bills Of Quantites For The Construction Of Bungalow Buildings In Owerri

ABSTRACT Dissatisfaction expressed by clients on the poor performance and level of service received from construction industry operators especially professionals gave birth to the need for this study. This study examined the measurement, valuation and payment for bills of quantities items consistently not executed by contractors in Nigeria. Primary data for this study was obtained from questionnaire randomly administered to Quantity Surveyors at a conference in 2008 a...

Radiation Exposure to Natural Radioactivity in Crude Oil and Petroleum Waste from Oil Fields in Ghana; Modelling, Risk Assessment and Regulatory Control

ABSTRACT In this research work radiological hazards and risks to members of the public and workers from exposure to natural radioactivity as a result of crude oil production activities and waste generation from the Saltpond and Jubilee oilfields of Ghana have been investigated via several exposure pathways using alpha spectrometry after radiochemical separation, nondestructive gamma spectrometry, Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) and Inductively Coupled Plasma Quadrupole-Based Mass Spec...

Atmospheric Pollution Assessment from a Mountainous Environment in Southern Ghana: Case Study of Abetifi

ABSTRACT In the pursuit to improve man’s livelihood, human activities which include emission of heavy metals from various industries and sectors, as well as the past use of chemicals such as pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and flame retardants have often mobilized and redistributed natural substances and anthropogenic pollutants into the atmosphere, predisposing it to relatively high concentrations of such pollutants even in pristine areas in the environment. This study ass...


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