Analysis of Freight Vehicles’ Proportion and Composition in Urban Traffic of Lagos State, Nigeria

by   Tolu Isaac Atomode Department of Geography, Federal University Lokoja, M. B. 1154, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria toluwaseisaac@gmail.com +2348034188577   Abstract The paper examined the proportion of freight vehicles in urban traffic as well as their composition in Lagos State, Nigeria. Classified traffic volume counts were obtained from Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA). The […]

Credibility of Local Government Elections In Nigeria: Election Observation Paradigm-The Case of Akwa Ibom State Local Government 2017 Election

by  Etim O. Frank Department of Political Science & Public Administration University of Uyo Emails:okonfetim@uniuyo.edu.ng; wajorde@gmails.com   Abstract Local Government is an important level of governance everywhere because it is the seed bed of democratic practices. In Nigeria, elections at this level suffer from credibility problem hence many people stay away from it knowing that […]

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Flexible Work Time Schedules and Organizational Commitment in the Nigerian Banking Industry: A Strategy for Employee Commitment

by   Essien, Cletus Ekarika and Edwinah Amah Department of Management, Faculty of Management Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria   Abstract The study investigated flexible work time schedules and organizational commitment in the Nigeria Banking Industry. Banks operating in two south-south states of the country were involved in the study. The states were […]

Telecommuting Support Services: A Catalyst for Increased Organizational Commitment in the Nigerian Banking Industry

by    Essien, Cletus Ekarika and Omoankhanlen Joseph Akhigbe Department of Management Faculty of Management Sciences University of Port Harcourt Port Harcourt, Nigeria     Abstract This research paper has brought to the fore issues relating to the use of telecommuting support services in banking operations in Nigeria. Specifically, telecommuting support services have been identified as […]

Classical Marxism and Peasant Radicalism in Nigeria: Implications for Rural Development in the Post-Colonial Era

by   Chinyere I. Erondu and Emmanuel Nwakanma Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria chinyere.erondu@uniport.edu.ng emmanuel.nwakanma@uniport.edu.ng   Abstract Across the world there have been various social movements directed at effecting changes and restructuring in the society. Several of these revolutions have brought about reforms of various dimensions, particularly in […]

Causes and Implication of Unemployment in Anambra State A study of Onitsha North Local Government Area

by   Stella Nnatu Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka obiomannatu@gmail.com and Iduemre Ochuko Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Benin iduemreochuko@gmail.com     Abstract This paper tried to examine the causes of unemployment and how adversely it has affected the people of Onitsha North Local Government Area of Anambra State. […]

Towards Achieving Sustainable Development in Nigeria: Overview of Policy Measures

by   Emmanuel S. I. Ejere Department of Political Science and Public Administration University of Uyo, Uyo emmanuelejere@uniuyo.edu.ng   Abstract Since Nigeria attained independence in 1960, she has not achieved significant socio-economic progress as evident by the country’s poor performance in the select global/ international indexes. Moreover, economic activities in Nigeria are not done in […]

Patronage of Traditional Medicine from 2001 to 2015 in Kaduna State, Nigeria.

by   Silas Joshua Department of Geography Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State josilas2000@gmail.com; 08025749636   Abstract  The aim of the study was to analyze the level of patronage of traditional medicine from year 2001 to 2015 in Kaduna state. Data from the study was derived from the data from herbal medicine clinic. Data were collected […]