Table of Contents

  1. Fiscal deficit and economic growth in Nigeria (1970-2011): a disaggregated approach - Ali Danjumah Umaru and Ahmad Usman Gatawa, Department of Economics, Sokoto State University, Sokoto
  2. Transformation of Nigeria through indigenous language education - Ramlatu Jibir-Daura, Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  3. An empirical investigation of the functionality of Nigeria’s tertiary education system -Oziengbe Scott Aigheyisi and Omonkalo Benedict Obhiosa, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria
  4. Power sector reform, industrial transformation and vision 20:2020 in Nigeria: An econometric investigation - Akaonye Ben Uzoh, Department of Social Science, Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri and Erasmus E. Duru, Department of Economics, Paul University, Awka
  5. Education and African Unity - Love O. Arugu, Department of Political Science, Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State
  6. Statistical Appraisal of Unemployment Scourge in Nigeria - Chukwuma E. Iwuagwu, Department of Statistics, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba
  7. Reflections on environmental security, indigenous knowledge and the implications for sustainable development in Nigeria - A. O. Ayeni, Department of Geography, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria and F.B. Olorunfemi, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan
  8. Communicating health information at grassroots in Nigeria - Tina C. Anatsui, Department of Mass Communication, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo
  9. Audience perception of UBA “Gunners” debit card promo on ATM screen in Nigeria, Leo O. N. Edegoh and Nchedo C. Okpara, Department of Mass Communication, Anambra State University, Igbariam Campus, and Aniebo Chimezie Samson, Department of Communication Arts, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria
  10. Government expenditure, unemployment and poverty rates in Nigeria - Philip Ifeakachukwu Nwosa, Department of Economics, Accounting and Finance, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria
  11. Assessment of the role of public service reforms in promoting public accountability in Nigeria’s democratic era (1999-2009) - Asma’u Sani Maikudi, Department of Social Sciences, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna and Ibrahim Kawuley Mikail, Department of Political Science, Federal College of Education, Zaria
  12. On interest elasticity of commercial bank deposits in Nigeria—the Union Bank case study - Edwin M. Egboro, Department of Economics, Western Delta University, Oghara-Delta State, Nigeria
  13. Econometric test of Ricardian equivalence hypothesis: results for Nigeria - Likita Ogba, Department of Economics, University of Jos, Jos
  14. Women’s empowerment as a correlate of contraceptive use in Nigeria - B. L. Solanke and P. O. Ogunjuyigbe, Department of Demography and Social Statistics, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife and D. A. Shobanke, Department of Mathematics, Federal University, Lokoja
  15. Investment: an index of growth in insurance industry - Festus M. Epetimehin, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji- Arakeji
  16. Determinants of small and medium scale enterprises in Nigeria - Rose Mary Anga, Department of Economics, University of Jos, Jos
  17. Two sides of development: projects and conflicts in the oil producing areas of Ondo State - A.S. Jimoh, Peace and Conflicts Study Programme, Institute of African studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan and F.B. Olorunfemi - Social and Governance Policy Research Department, Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Ibadan
  18. Gross investment, net export and the Nigerian economy - Chukwuma E. Iwuagwu, Department of Statistics, Office SIWES Department, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba
  19. Decomposition of capital inflows and capital market development of emerging economies: evidence from Nigeria - Mcrollins Efe Olotu and Orji Oliogu, Department of Economics, Novena University, Ogume
  20. Visual Art Education in Nigeria, overschooling and paper qualification, Kingsley Edesi, Department of Mass Communication and Film Studies, Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State
  21. The state of printing education and training in Nigeria’s high-tech graphic arts industry - Abdulrasheed Afolabi and Fatai Omoyeni Jimoh, Department of Printing Technology, Yaba College of Technology, Yaba
  22. Influence of content validity on secondary school students’ academic achievement in Imo State, Nigeria - J. I. Nwaogazie, Department of Mathematics, Pre-Degree Unit, Imo State University, Owerri
  23. Infrastructural challenges to the study of physics in tertiary institutions - Bishir Usman, Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic
  24. The study of ABO blood groups and haemoglobin genotypes in Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina - Mannir Sani, Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina
  25. Interference mitigation in microwave propagation - Didigwu Fidelis Uchenna and J. J. Biebuma, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt
  26. Cloud computing and security: vulnerability analysis and preventive solutions - Musa Ahmed Zayyad, Department of Computer Studies, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina
  27. Maintenance practices in mobile phones for training prospective electronic technologists - Samson O. Chukwuedo, Department of vocational and technical Education, University of Benin, Benin City and Chris E. Nwachukwu, Department of Vocational Teacher Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  28. The study of intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) in the control of malaia in pregnancy at the maternity hospital, Katsina, Nigeria - Mannir Sani, Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina