Women Involvement in Agricultural Development in Selected Rural Communities in Akoko Region, Ondo State, Nigeria

by Abimbola A. Allen; Aladeloye, Aladesanmi Olumuyiwa Department of Geography and Planning Science Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria bimbomowo@gmail.com, & Olufunmilayo Tayo-Olajubutu, Department of Guidance and Counselling Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, Nigeria Abstract The participation of women in agricultural development in any society cannot be over emphasized as they have the same enthusiasm with their […]

Investigating Soil Quality Indicators’ Response to Perennial Cropping Systems in Lowland areas of Northern Edo State, Nigeria

by Paul O. Orobator, Emmanuel Ekpenkhio, Richy O. Odudu and Itua Uuzebor orobosa.orobator@uniben.edu; +2348077617860 Department of Geography and Regional Planning Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Benin Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria   Abstract Soil quality indicators’ response to perennial cropping systems was examined in lowland areas of Northern Edo State, Nigeria. Sixty soil samples […]

Assessment of Tourism Potential of Akoko-Edo Local Government Area, Edo State, Nigeria

by Daniel N. Onaiwu daniel.onaiwu@yahoo.com +234024661122 & Amasikomwan F. Atewe festus.atewe@uniben.edu +235054430798 Department of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Benin, Benin City, Nig. Abstract Tourism as a growing industry, yields revenue and plays a pivotal role in world’s development. However, many developing countries are yet to harness the full range of economic benefits associated […]

Spatiotemporal Assessment of Oil Spill Hazard in Nigeria Niger Delta Oil Producing Local Government Area of Ekeremor, Bayelsa State

by Obot A. Ibanga Department of Geography and Regional Planning Faculty of Social Sciences University of Benin Benin City, Nigeria. obotabasiibom@yahoo.com & Osaretin F. Idehen Department of Geography and Regional Planning School of Arts and Faculty of Social Sciences, Igbinedion University Okada, Edo State, Nigeria. idehenosaretin4@gmail.com Abstract This study attempted a spatiotemporal assessment of oil […]

Entrepreneurial Innovation and Poverty Reduction: A Study of Selected Entrepreneurs in Ilorin Metropolis

by Mulikat Abdulraheem, mailmulik@gmail.com, 07060822571 Department of Marketing Faculty of Management sciences University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria, Ebun O. Imouokhome Omolebun@yahoo.co.uk, 08038002596 Department of Marketing Faculty of Management sciences University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria,   Olusegun J. Olujide, olujidebo@gmail.com, 08033946877 Department of Business Administration Faculty of Management sciences University of Ilorin, Ilorin Nigeria & Eunice […]

Tax Base and Fiscal Federalism: A Comparative Analysis of Selected Countries

by Godwin E. Akpan, Ph.D and Godwin Essang Esu Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria goddyefyakpan@gmail.com and essangabasi@yahoo.com   Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate the case of Nigeria’s practice of fiscal federalism in the light of best practices around the world. Using comparative analysis approach, […]

International Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 13, No. 3, July – September, 2019

  A Journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences University of Uyo, Uyo Published 2019   Table of Contents Editors –           –           –           –           –           –           –           –           iii Advisory Board                       –           –           –           –           –           –           iv Editorial Statement       –           –           –           –           –           –           v Note of Contributors    –           –           –           –           –           […]

The Politics of Restructuring and the Nigerian National Question

by   Essien U. U. Ukpe Political Science Department, Akwa Ibom State University essienukpe@aksu.edu.ng; 08025040266   Abstract This study examined the prospects of further restructuring as a panacea for resolving the Nigerian National Question. It chronicled the various instances where restructuring has been carried out even before the country became independent till date. It was […]

Colonial Origins of Nigerian Federalism: A Blight on the Nigerian Federation

by Clement N. Oligie Department of Political Science and Public Administration University of Uyo, P. O. Box 4262, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. oligiendidiclement@gmail.com; +2348037532530   Abstract The paper concisely surveyed the historical origins of Nigerian federalism under British colonization, beginning from the acquisition of the territories that now constitute Nigeria to 1960 when Britain […]