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JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUME 11 NO 1, JUNE, 2013

Table of Contents

  1. Poor performance of Nigerian students in mathematics in senior secondary certificate examination (ssce): what is not working? - Uche S. Anaduaka, Department of Science and Environmental Education, University of Abuja, Abuja and Chinyere F. Okafor, Department of Science Education, Anambra State University, Uli
  2. A study of students’ musical aptitude among selected junior secondary schools in Lagos state - A.V.E Mereni and Florence Ewomazino Nweke, Department of Creative Arts, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  3. Information and communication technology in education: issues, barriers and strengths of synchronous ICT media - C.A. Oduma, Business Education Department, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki and Chinagolum Ituma, Computer Science Department, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  4. Cultural influence on senior staff motivation and performance in the Nigerian polytechnic education sector - Ulabor Ehimen, University of Wales, United Kindom, Chima Mordi Brunel University, United Kingdom, and Afam Ituma, Federal University, Ndufu-Alike
  5. Domestic violence against women: challenges to health and innovation - C. C. Igbokwe, Michael Chijioke Ukwuma and Kelechi Juliet Onugwu, Department of Health and Physical Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  6. Study habit counselling and academic performance of senior secondary school students in Maiduguri, Nigeria - Umaru Abdullahi, Guidance and Counseling Unit, Yobe State University, Damaturu, Terhemba Godwin Atsua, Department of Education, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Bitrus Glawala Amuda Department of Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling, Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri and Habu Adulrahaman Ago, Department of Education, Yobe Utate University, Damaturu.
  7. Promoting production capabilities of small-scale manufacturing business through microfinance banking in Nigeria - Monday James Unam and Folasade James Unam, Department of Management & Accounting, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  8. Intellectuals and new strategies for development in the third world: town and gown communicative strategies - Adebukunola Agnes Atolagbe, Department of English, Lagos State University and Adeyemo Julius Abioye, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, Lagos State University
  9. Occupational health and safety in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria - Monday Ohi Asikhia and G.C. Emenike, Department of Geography & Regional Planning, University of Benin, Benin City
  10. Measurement of human capital performance in organisations: issues and challenges - A. N. Abasilim Wesley University of Science and Technology, Ondo, Nigeria and A.A. Agboola, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  11. Trends in high-risk sex and condom use in Nigeria, 2003-2008: health implications - Helen N. Avong Sociology Department, Kaduna State University, Kaduna and Esther A. Ojile, Federal College of Education (Tech), Potiskum, Yobe State
  12. . Politics and corporate social responsibility: a study of the Ashaka cement company plc in Gombe state (1999 – 2009) -Ado Umar, School of Basic and Remedial Studies, Gombe State University
  13. Time series analysis of the spatio – temporal indicators of expansion of benin city - J. E. Agheyisi and Andrew G. Onokerhoraye, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, University of Benin, Benin City/a>
  14. Emotional intelligence training and global security challenges among young adults in Nigeria’s Niger Delta University - Victor Ayebami Torubeli and Elisabeth Tonbra Ambakederemo, Department of Educational Foundations, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island
  15. Curbing examination malpractice in schools: participative advocacy - Esrom Toro Jokthan Department of Education, Gombe State University, Gombe, Nigeria
  16. The theory degree, doctor of philosophy, in the studio art - Irokanulo Emmanuel Ikemefula and Ndubuisi Chinyere, Department of Fine Arts, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos
  17. Studies in corporate communication and brand image - Idris Adegboyega Onikoyi Department of Business Administration, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Nigeria and Oluwatobi Onikoyi, FSDH Merchant Bank, Niger House, Lagos
  18. The consequences of militancy in Nigeria’s Niger delta - Olasupo Olusola, Department of Social Sciences, Wesley University of Science and Technology, Ondo, Nigeria
  19. Arabic language as l2 for national transformation - Iliyasu Abbas, Department of Arabic, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  20. Analysing sub-Saharan African economic freedoms using principal component analysis - I.O. Ajao, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria, C.A. Awogbemi National Mathematical Centre, Sheda, Kwali, Abuja, Nigeria, and O.O. Awe, Department of Mathematics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  21. Issues and challenges in teacher recruitment and retention - Esrom Toro Jokthan, Department of Education, Gombe State University, Gombe
  22. Stock prices and firm earning per share in Nigeria- Muhammad Sani Umar, Department of Business Administration, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto & Tijjani Bashir Musa, Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  23. School management and quality assurance in Nigeria education - C.A. Oduma, Department of Business Education, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki
  24. Economic efficiency, consumer behaviour and protection: a legal perspective - Simi N. Gbenedio, Department of Management Sciences, Western Delta University, Oghara, Nigeria, Visiting Research Scholar, Tulane University, School of Law, New Orleans, USA
  25. Political violence and youth gangs in Bauchi state, Nigeria - Tijjani Halliru, Department of Sociology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  26. Developing Nigeria through small scale enterprises - Mohammed Abubakar Mawoli and Bashir Danlami Sarkin-Daji, Department of Business Administration, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai and Abdullahi Ibrahim Wushishi, Department of Business Administration and Management, Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru
  27. Land transport in fostering national integration in Nigeria - Suleiman Iguda Ladan Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina
  28. Electricity consumption and economic growth in Nigeria - Bright Orhewere, Department of Economics, Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria
  29. Impact of intellectual capital on organisational peformance: evidence from Nigeria banking sector - Ann Ogbo, Department of Management, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Jesse Ezeobi Department of Geoinformatics and Surveying, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Afam Ituma Department of Business Administration, FUNAI, Ebonyi State, Nigeria
  30. Elite-priesthood connivance in Nigeria: implications for security and development - Oluwole Jacob Odeyemi, Department of History and International Studies, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo
  31. Real sector responsiveness to monetary policy shocks in Nigeria Samuel Gowon Edoumiekumo, Tamarauntari Moses Karimo and Michael Amaegberi, Department of Economics, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Nigeria
  32. Corruption, poverty and the millennium development goals in Nigeria - Chris Opukri and Peace Okouwajack-Akhigbe, Department of Political Science, Niger Delta University, Amasoma
  33. Comparative bacteriological analysis of drinking water samples in Katsina state - Badiyya Hassan Mashi, Department of Basic & Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina
  34. An experimental investigation of the performance of a PID-controlled voltage stabilizer - J. A. Oyedepo, Department of Computer Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Yahaya Hamisu Abubakar, Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Gyang Chorji Rwang Power Holding Company of Nigeria
  35. Development of a hand planter - I.M. Bashiri, D.A. Ode, and E. U. Ogwuche, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic
  36. Energy expended and food preference for aging process: a study in Okun ethnic environment, Nigeria Sunday Owojaiye, Faculty of Education, Kogi State University, Anyigba, Anyigba, Nigeria
  37. Poor performance in mathematics among senior secondary school students in kaduna state: what’s to blame? - Helen N. Avong, Faculty of Social Sciences, Bauchi State University, Gadau
  38. Analysis of consumer green consciousness on disposal of regulated water products in Abia state, Nigeria - Chinedum Nduka, M.E. Njoku and Ebere Peace Chidinma, Department of Marketing, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria
  39. The effect of mathematical games and simulations on senior secondary school students’ interest in geometry - Umoru T. Sumbabi and Ubom A.E. Bassey, Department of Science and Environmental Education, University of Abuja
  40. Performance evaluation of computer programming courses - A. D. Adedayo, Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, Paul N. Bartholomew, Department of Computer Engineering, and M. Suleiman, Department of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Tudun Wada, Kaduna
  41. Bioremediation: issues and challenges - Badiyya Hassan Mashi, Department of Basic & Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina, Polytechnic, Katsina
  42. Design and construction of a machine for decorticating bambara nut - I. M. Bashiri, M. Zubairu and E. S. Olorunaye, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna