Preference for Canonical Correlation over Multiple Regression Analyses: A Case of Dimensioning of Settlements Characteristics with Informal Housing Patterns at the Fringes of Lafia, Nigeria.

by  Atser Jacob Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Uyo, Nigeria jacobatser@uniuyo.edu.ng & Emankhu S. E Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Benue State University Makurdi, Nigeria emankhusunday@yahoo.com Abstract This paper aimed to examine the relationship between multiple settlement variables and multiple informal housing pattern variables. Data analysis tools such as canonical correlation […]

Socio-Demographic Factors as Determinants of Risk Perception Among Security Officers in Private Organisations in Ibadan, Nigeria.

by Johnson T. Oyeleke Department of Psychology University of Ilorin, Nigeria oyelekejohnson@gmail.com Monsurat Isiaka Department of Criminology and Security Studies, University of Ilorin, Nigeria mansuratisiaka@gmail.com and Dele Ajibewa Department of Psychology University of Ibadan, Nigeria ajibewaa@yahoo.com Abstract The objective of the present paper was to find out the level of risk perception of the security […]

Optimistic Bias, Perceived Social Norms and Cannabis Abuse Among Road Transport Workers in Ibadan Metropolis.

by Gboyega E. Abikoye, Mfon E. Ineme, & Mfon E. Uso Department of Psychology University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria Adeniyi M. Sholarin Department of Psychology Covenant University, Ota Ogun State, Nigeria Opeyemi E. Abikoye Department of Economics Ajayi Crowther University Oyo, Oyo State, Nigeria Helen O. Osinowo Department of Psychology University of Ibadan, Ibadan Oyo State, Nigeria […]

Impacts of Urban Expansion on Natural Vegetation in Uyo Metropolis.

by Rogers I. Wilcox and Akan A. Tom Department of Geography and Natural Resources Management Faculty of Social Sciences University of Uyo & Anthony P. Akadi Eket, Akwa Ibom State Abstract In this paper, the impacts of urban expansion on natural vegetation in Uyo metropolis was assessed using a combination of two years remote sensing […]

Significance of Freight Vehicles in Intra-Urban Goods Movement in Lagos State, Nigeria.

by Tolu I. Atomode Department of Geography, Federal University Lokoja, M. B. 1154, Lokoja, Kogi State, Nigeria toluwaseisaac@gmail.com ; +2348034188577 Abstract The study assessed the relevance of freight vehicles in intra-urban goods movement in Lagos State. The opinions of 1,500 sampled transport stakeholders were sought on the perceptible share of various inland transport modes in […]

An Assessment of Domestic Water Consumption Pattern in Lokoja Metropolis, Kogi State

by Olufayokemi R. Oyesanmi Department of Geography, Federal University, Lokoja. fayokemmy87@gmail.com ; 08036417113, 07056100715   Abstract  The sources of water supply and household water consumption pattern in Lokoja metropolis were investigated. Primary data on water supply and consumption was obtained through the interview and questionnaire methods. Copies of the questionnaires were administered to 236 households […]

Annual Exceedance Probability and Return Periods of Rainstorms in Lokoja.

by   Adewale F. Olatunde and Isaac Adejoh Department of Geography, Federal University Lokoja olatundeadewale@gmail.com; adewale.olatunde@fulokoja.edu.ng 0805321068; 08164441708   Abstract This study investigated the annual exceedance probability and return periods of rainstorms in Lokoja. Rainfall data for Lokoja from 1981 to 2015 was used. Various statistical tools were applied to the data. Results indicated that […]

Effectiveness of Traditional Media in the Dissemination of Agricultural Information to Farmers in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

 by   Beulah I. Ekerete and Itoro I. Ufot Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Uyo, Uyo   Abstract The study examined the effectiveness of traditional media in information dissemination to farmers in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.  A multi- stage sampling technique was employed to […]

Packaging and Consumer’s Purchase Decision: A Study of Unilever’s Products by Emmanuel O. Dunmade

by   Emmanuel O. Dunmade Department of Business Administration The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), Ondo State, Nigeria.School of Management Technology (SMAT), niyidunmade@yahoo.co.uk; eodunmade@futa.edu.ng ; +2348035159320     Abstract This study examined the influence of packaging on consumer’s purchase decision using Unilever Nigeria Plc as the case study. The study focused on buyers/consumers of […]