Table of Contents

  1. Economic and commerce mock results as predictors of performance in senior secondary certificate examination in Biu, Borno State, Nigeria - Kaku Zakka, Department of Vocational Education, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri and Adati E. Chahari, Department of General Studies Education, Federal College of Education, Yola
  2. Entrepreneurial financing and sustainable growth in Nigeria - Abubakar Muhammad Bagudo and Jamilu Hussaini, Division of general studies, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Nigeria
  3. Analysis of the impact of corruption on an economy: understanding the links and feedback in the Nigerian case -Rex Oforitse Aruofor, Department of Banking, Finance and Economics, Benson Idahosa University, Benin
  4. Provosts’ administrative strategies and lecturers effectiveness in kwara state owned colleges of education, Nigeria - Abdulganiyu Adebayo Tijani, Department of Educational Management, University Of Ilorin, Ilorin & Nkechi Obiweluozor, Department of Educational Management, University of Benin, Benin City
  5. Business disruptions and the oppositions: the rise of creative rebels - George Uzoma K. Chima, Legacy Associated Consults Ltd Apapa & Mercy Ejovwokeoghene Ogbari, Department of Business Management, Covenant University, Otta, Nigeria & Favour, O. Olarewaju Department of Economics and Development Studies, Covenant University, Nigeria
  6. Education and cultural beliefs as considerations of choice of marriage partner among university students - Oluyemo Catherine Ajoke & Longe Olukayode - Department of Sociology, Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  7. Personnel recruitment process and federal character principle compliance in higher education institutions in Nigeria - S. ‘Tayo Subair & B. Abayomi Shodunke, Department of Educational Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
  8. Communal conflicts and national security in nigeria: selected case studies - Taofiq James Fadeyi & Mohammad Abdullahi, Department of Political Science, Federal University Gusau, Zamfara State
  9. Revisiting the nexus between oil rents and financial development in Nigeria: the threshold regression approach Abubakar Muhammad Bagudo, Division of General Studies, Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero, Nigeria & Wasiu Adekunle, Centre for Econometric and Allied Research (CEAR), University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
  10. Validation and application of Crowwat’s model and irrigation deficit analysis for the growth of hot pepper in Kadpoly Farm, Nariya, Kaduna, Nigeria –A. Abdulsalam, D. Mohammed, and H.M. Kwajaffa, Department of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic