Table of Contents

  1. Poverty: a threat to good governance and security in Africa - Aliyu, M. Kolawole & Usman Solomon Ayegba, Department of Political Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  2. NGOs-state relations: a qualitative study of health care services in Nigeria - Mahmudat O. Muhibbu-Din, Department of Political Science, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri
  3. The scourge of women trafficking: implications and prevention for national development - Bashir Bello, Department of Sociology, Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State & Felix Amadi, Department of Sociology, Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
  4. Diamond mining and leadership crisis in Zimbabwe: keeping the vulnerable groups in focus - U.S. Odozor, E.O. Akintona, S.N. Atata, Department of Communication and General Studies, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta & S.O. Okonkwo, Department of Philosophy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
  5. Effects of explanations and integration of ideas pedagogies on secondary school chemistry students’ acqusition of basic science process skills in Nigeria - Ngozi Okafor, Department of Science and Technology Education, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  6. Growth implications of education and health expenditures in Nigeria - Johnson Sunday Ojewumi & Akeem Sanusi, Department of Economics, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Ondo State & Sunday Fatoba Adebayo, Department of Business Education, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Ondo State
  7. Nigeria’s oil and gas production and Niger delta militancy - Ademola Emmanuel Oluniyi, Department of Communication and General Studies, Peace and Strategic Studies (Unit), Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
  8. Re-evaluating the political philosophies of plato and wiredu for the maximisation of democracy in Nigeria - U.S. Odozor and E.O. Akintona, Philosophy Unit, Department of Communication and General Studies, Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
  9. Shedding of innocent blood in Nigeria: implications for national development - Emmanuel Gana, Department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  10. Training needs of technicians on diagnosing and maintaining automobiles with electronic transmission system - Peter Ilesanmi Ogundola & Olusegun Olawale Olakotan, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti
  11. Relationship between non-interest income and deposit money banks’ profitability in Nigeria - Abosede O. Adedeji Department of Business Administration, Federal University of Technology Akure & Oluwatoyosi A. Adedeji Department of Project Management Technology, Federal University of Technology Akure
  12. Enterprise risk management (erm) compliance objective and value of insurance companies in Nigeria - Ahmed Yabagi Muhammed, Bello Sabo & Joseph E. Aneke, Department of Business Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria & Muhammad H. Sabari, Department of Accounting, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  13. Determinants of subscribers’ choice of internet service providers in Nigeria - Funmilola O. Omotayo and Ololade V. Abolade, Africa Regional Centre for Information Science, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
  14. Technological entrepreneurship as pivotal for survival of small and medium enterprises in Abeokuta, Nigeria Samuel Taiwo Akinyele, Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria Esther Feyisayo Akinyele, Department of Business Administration, Crawford University, Faithcity, Igbesa, Nigeria & Idowu Sheriff Oyetunde, Department of Entrepreneurial Studies, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  15. Automated domestic water control system - Folaponmile Adenike, Bartholomew N. Paul and Aliyu Isah Agaie, Computer Engineering Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
  16. Design and implementation of a metal detecting surveillance device with an embedded programmable microcontroller unit using radio frequency communication link - A.A. Mohammed & H. Ibrahim, Computer Engineering Department Kaduna polytechnic, Kaduna & I. Aikhoje, Port Harcourt Electric Distribution Company of Nigeria, Port Harcourt
  17. Design and construction of multi-powered operated pelleting machine for poultry feeds - M. Zubairu, M.O. Ewaoda, and I. Bashiri, Department of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna
  18. Epoxidation - an important technique for enhancing thermal stability of biolubricants base stock – Jaafaru, Mechanical Engineering Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria, A. U. Garba Bio and Agricultural Engineering Department, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna & M.N. Danjuma, Chemical Engineering Department Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna