Criminal Justice System in Nigeria: An Appraisal of Fair Hearing and Related Issues

  by  Blessing Essien, Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Uyo, Nigeria Essienblessing99@yahoo.com   Nsikan Senam Department of Communication Arts University of Uyo, Nigeria nsikansenam@yahoo.com   Emmanuel A. Umana, Department of Sociology Obong University Akwa Ibom State emmanumana@yahoo.com     Abstract              It is palpable that the Nigeria’s Criminal Justice System is facing issues and […]

Religion practice, Personality Traits and Spiritual Wellbeing Among Adults in Ilorin, Nigeria.

by    A.S. Opayemi; L. Mba, & R. Oguntayo University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Corresponding Author: remiopayemi@gmail.com     Abstract This study investigated religious practice and personality traits as predictors of spiritual wellbeing among adults in Ilorin. It adopted ex-post facto design. The independent variables were Personality traits and religious practice while the dependent variable was […]

Electoral Violence and Democratic Consolidation: The Experience of Nigeria

by Gabriel F. Eke and Henry I. Oghoator Department of Political Science and Sociology Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria. ekegabrielfavour@gmail.com; henry.oghoator@wdu.edu.ng, oghoator@yahoo.com +2348056175436; +2348023453968 Abstract The problems of violence in the electoral processes, with particular reference to Nigeria were investigated in this research. The aggression and State fragility theories were employed. The authors […]

Mainstreaming Commercial Motorcycle as Sustainable Source of Economic Survival

by Damilola J. Micah, and Gabriel O. Owagbemi, Department Sociology, Faculty of Social & Management Sciences Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko Ondo State Nigeria damilolamicah@yahoo.com, damilola.micah@aaua.edu.ng, angel.gabreal@yahoo.com   Abstract  This study examined the contributions of commercial motorcycle to economic survival of people that engaged in the sector. The study was anchored on Talcott Parson’s functionalism model […]

Human Rights, Health and Environment

by Kemfon A. Essien and Utibe E. Ikot Department of Geography and Natural Resource Management, University of Uyo, Uyo ekpokemfon2013@gmail.com, etudoikot@gmail.com Abstract The objectives of this paper were two-fold: to explore the critical linkages between environment, health and human rights; and to explore the human rights-based approach to health and environment. Environment, health and human […]

Adaptation Strategies and Benefits of Flooding in the Rural Communities of Rivers State, Nigeria

by Aloma T. Cookey and Imoh E. Ukpong, Department of Geography and Natural Resource Management University of Uyo cookeytammy@gmail.com,+234 703 754 9003 Abstract  The purpose of the study was to investigate the adaptation strategies and benefits of flooding in some rural communities of Rivers state, Nigeria. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were utilized to collect […]

An Investigation of Tourism Structure in Rural Areas of Select States of South-South Nigeria

by Aniedi U. Essien and Augustine M. Imikan Department of Geography/Natural Resources Management, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria E-mail: aniediudoessien@gmail.com   Abstract  This study aimed at investigating tourism structure in the rural areas of Nigeria with a view to assessing the relative advantage of each tourism point and also advancing regional tourism in the area. […]