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JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT VOLUME 9 NO 1, JUNE, 2011

Table of Contents

  1. ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION OPTIMIZATION, N. O. Ogbogu and G. Anaemeje, Department of Electrical/Electronics Engineering , University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
  2. EMPOWERING INDIGENOUS INDUSTRIES FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A REVIEW- Coleman Fidelis Essien, Department of Mass Communication Technology, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. E-mail:etukessien1@yahoo.com
  3. EVALUATING BASIC TECHNOLOGY INSTRUCTION IN NIGERIAN SECONDARY SCHOOLS V.O. Uwaifo, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and J. E.O. Edigin, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, University of Benin, Benin City. E-mail: vuwaifo@yahoo.com
  4. COMPARISON OF FOUR ESTIMATORS UNDER SAMPLING WITHOUT REPLACEMENT- L. A. Nafiu and M. D. Shehu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and A. M. Saliua. Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Minna. E-mail:lanconserv@yahoo.com
  5. RELATIVITIES OF EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING BETWEEN URBAN AND RURAL LACTATING WOMEN IN IMO STATE- Aloysius N. Maduforo and Romanus O. Onuoha, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria. E-mail: preciousman179@yahoo.com
  6. APPLICATION OF FIELD PROGRAMMABLE GATE ARRAY TO DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING- O.A. Abisoye, Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. E-mail: blesutunde@yahoo.com
  7. DRUG-DRUG AND HERB-DRUG INTERACTIONS-A COMMENT- Charles Okey Esimone, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, E-mail: coesimone@yahoo.com, co.esimone@unizik.edu.ng
  8. RIPNG: A NEXT GENERATION ROUTING PROTOCOL (IPv6 )- Adeyinka Adesuyi Falaye, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria. E-mail: falayemike@yahoo.com
  9. APPLICATION OF ADAPTIVE SLIDING MODE POSITION CONTROLLER WITH PI TUNING TO PERMANENT MAGNET BRUSHLESS DC MOTOR DRIVE SYSTEM- J. A. Oyedepo and A. Folaponmile, Department of Computer Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria, E-mail: isjamoye@yahoo.com
  10. SIZE REDUCTION OF CASSAVA CHIPS AND THE DRYING RATE- Mohammed A. Usman, Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Technology, Yola and Paul Y. Idakkwo, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri. E-mail: atinuke63@yahoo.com
  11. GLOBALIZATION CRISIS AND NATIONAL SECURITY: A REFLECTION ON NIGERIA TEXTILE INDUSTRY-Murtala Muhammad, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano. E-mail: mjmurtala@yahoo.com
  12. A NUMERICAL SIMULATION FOR A DETERMINISTIC COMPARTMENTAL MATHEMATICAL MODEL OF HIV/AIDS DISEASE PANDEMIC WITH EFECT OF PUBLIC AWARENESS/CAMPAIGN- Abdullah Idris Enagi, Department of Mathematics/Computer Science, Federal University of Technology Minna. E-mail: aienagi1@yahoo.com
  13. THE CHALLENGE OF GENDER GAP IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS: THE CASE OF UNIVERSITY OF MKAR, MKAR -Samson Olorunda Abekhale and Nancy Ngunan Agbe, University of Mkar, Mkar, E-mail: abeksam@yahoo.com
  14. THE MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCES TEACHING METHOD AND MATHEMATICS TEACHING- Uche S. Anaduaka, Department of Science and Environmental Education, University of Abuja, Nigeria E-mail: sanaduaka@yahoo.com
  15. RURAL INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT, FOOD SECURITY AND CITY CONGESTION IN NIGERIA-M.O. Ale, T.A. Abisuwa, F.O. Ologunagba, Department of Agricultural Engineering, and O. Ijarotimi, Department of Electrical Electronics Engineering, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo. E-mail: alebosun@yahoo.com
  16. PERCEPTION AND IMPACT OF CLIMATIC VARIATIONS ON CROP PRODUCTION IN SAPELE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE, NIGERIA- David Ajokporise, Department of Agricultural Education, College of Education, Warri, E-mail: ajosdave@yahoo.co.uk
  17. GENDER DIFFERENCE AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS IN MATHEMATICS-Sumbabi T. Umoru, Department of Science and Environmental Education, University of Abuja, Abuja. E-mail:sutumoru@yahoo.com
  18. CHEMICAL EDUCATION: A TOOL FOR WEALTH CREATION FROM WASTE MANAGEMENT- B.E. Okenyi, L.C. Ngozi-Olehi and B.A. Njoku, Department of Chemistry, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri. E-mail: mrs_ngoziolehi@yahoo.ca
  19. PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN BAYELSA: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES- Samson Ogege, Department of Finance, Veritas University, Abuja. E-mail: ogegesamson@yahoo.com
  20. ENERGY CONSUMPTION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA- Bright Orhewere, Department of Economics, Western Delta University, Oghara, and Machame Henry, Department of Economics and Statistics, University of Benin, Benin City E-mail: unlebright@yahoo.com
  21. TOWARDS OPTIMAL UTILIZATION OF SCHOOL FACILITIES IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS- Musibau Adeoye Yusuf and Oluwarotimi Iluyemi Akinniranye, Department of Educational Administration and Planning Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria. E-mail: yusufmusibau@rocketmail.com, rotmakin@yahoo.com
  22. INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY: A TOOL FOR EFFICIENT POSTPAID BILLING SYSTEM IN NIGERIAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY- Ahmed Baita Garko, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil. E-mail: abgarko@yahoo.com
  23. EVOLVING POVERTY PROFILE AND THE MILLENIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA- Ogege Samuel Omadjohwoefe, Department of Sociology, Delta State University, Nigeria,E-mail:samtase@yahoo.com
  24. ASSOCIATION BETWEEN PARASITIC INFECTION AND FISH HABITAT- E.I. Nnadi, G.D.B. Awi-waadu, H.O. Imafidor, Department of Animal and Environmental Biology, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria and I.O.C. Obiajuru, Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology, Imo State University, Orlu Campus. E-mail: ifynnadi@ymail.com
  25. GOVERNMENT AGENTS IN NIGERIA’S INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SYSTEM- Emmanuel Obukovwo Okaka, Department of Political Science & Sociology, and Edio Eriaguna, Department of Management Sciences, Western Delta University, Oghara, E-mail:emokaka@yahoo.com
  26. CHARGING THE GOVERNMENT ON MAINSTREAMING SYSTEM OF EDUCATION AND UTILIZATION OF EXCELLENT STUDENTS AS TEACHING ASSISTANT -Olasunkanmi Adeoye Onifade and Sunday Oni Owojaiye, Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. E-mail: onifadelasun@yahoo.com
  27. DIVIDEND POLICY AND SHARE PRICE VOLATILITY IN NIGERIA- C. A. Okafor and C.O. Mgbame, Department of Accounting, and M. Chijoke-Mgbame, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Benin. E-mail: chijokem@yahoo.com
  28. THE IMPACT OF OIL PRICE ON THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY- Peter Emeka Arinze, Department of Management Sciences, University of Jos, Plateau State. E-mail: arinzee@unijos.edu.ng
  29. PENSION REFORM ACT 2004 AND ITS CONTROVERSIES: REPEATING OR LEARNING FROM PAST MISTAKES- Joshua Solomon Adeyele, Department of Actuarial Science & Insurance, Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji-Arakeji, Nigeria, E-mail: crownsolomon@yahoo.com
  30. ENGLISH FOR MASS COMMUNICATIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES- READERS’ PERCEPTION- Dare Owolabi, Department of Modern European Languages, University of Education, Ikere-Ekiti. E-mail: dareowo2006@yahoo.com
  31. IMPACT OF CORPORATE INTERNATIONAL LINKAGE ON THE INCIDENCE OF AUDIT DELAY IN NIGERIA- A. O. Oladipupo, Department of Accounting, University of Benin, Benin City. E-mail: sinaoladipupo@yahoo.com
  32. MARKETING AND INSURANCE: THE NEXUS- Cosmas Ogobuchi Odo E-mail: cosmasudoka@yahoo.com
  33. EMPOWERING WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN OGUN STATE THROUGH MICROFINANCE: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS- Chinonye Okafor, Agboola F.A Oluwakemi and Faboyede Samuel, College of Development Studies Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. E-mail emmanueloutreach@yahoo.com
  34. IMPACT OF INFORMAL MICROFINANCE ON RURAL ENTERPRISES- Onafowokan Oluyombo, Department of Financial Studies, Redeemer’s University, Mowe, Nigeria Ogun State. E-mail: ooluyombo@yahoo.com
  35. THE ROLE OF ACTIVITY BASED COSTING ON ORGANIZATION PRICING SYSTEM - A CASE STUDY OF TEETOO FOAM & MATTRESS INDUSTRY, LIBERIA-Nelson C. Oniyama, Monrovia Breweries Inc., Monrovia, Liberia. E-mail: nelson.oniyama@monbrew.com
  36. PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN AUDITED REPORT: AN EMPIRICAL REVIEW- Obaretin Osasu, Department of Accounting, University of Benin, Benin City, Jonathan A. Okunbor, Department of Accounting, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria, E-mail: jonathanokunbor@yahoo.com
  37. SEXUAL BEHAVIOURS AMONG ORPHANED ADOLESCENTS IN NIGERIA: A SOCIAL WORK APPROACH-Ngwu Christopher Ndubisi, Department of Social Work, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. E-mail: ngwuchris@yahoo.com
  38. THE EFFECT OF STOCK MARKET ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA- Ohiomu Sylvester and Godfrey Okoduwa Enabulu, Department of Banking and Finance, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. E-mail: ohmsylve@yahoo.com
  39. AN APPRAISAL OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMMES IN NIGERIA- Ovie Felix Forae, Department of History and International Studies, and Akpomuvie Orhioghene Benedict, Department of Sociology, Delta State University, Abraka. E-mail: don4real@ymail.com
  40. FEDERALISM AND ETHNIC VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA: PAST AND PRESENT ISSUES-Doyin Hassan, Department of Marketing, Afegbua Salami Issa, Department of Public Administration, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. E-mail: prejossha@yahoo.com
  41. THE CHALLENGES OF ADOPTING INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL REPORTING SYSTEM IN NIGERIA- Anthony O. Garuba, Department of Accounting and Finance, Western Delta University, Oghara, and Pat Donwa, Department of Accounting, University of Benin, Benin City. E-mail: anthonygaruba@yahoo.com
  42. WOLE SOYINKA’S THE LION AND THE JEWEL: A DISTORTION OF FEMALE IMAGE-Usman Ambu Muhammad, Directorate of General Studies, Kano University of Science and Technology,Wudil. E-mail: ambuusman@yahoo.com
  43. CONSUMER-PURCHASING MOTIVES IN NIGERIAN CELLULAR PHONE MARKET: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION- Rowland E. Worlu, Department of Business Studies, Covenant University, Ota. Email: worlurek@yahoo.com
  44. EUROPEAN FOOTBALL CLUB NEWSPAPERS IN NIGERIA: GRATIFICATIONS OR MEDIA IMPERIALISM?- Emmanuel Ifeduba, Department of Mass Communication, Redeemer’s University, Mowe. E-mail: emmanuel.ifeduba@yahoo.com
  45. GENDER EFFECT ON MANAGING AND SUPERVISING SALESPERSONS: A STUDENT PERCEPTION- Akinyele Samuel Taiwo, School of Business, Covenant University, Ota and Olorunleke Kola, Department of Business Administration, Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko. E-mail:akinsamolu2000@yahoo.com
  46. INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER PRICING REGULATION: NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE-Augustine Ehijeagbon Akhidime, Department of Accounting and Finance, Western Delta University, Oghara, Nigeria. E-mail:austinfab@yahoo.com
  47. TOURISM DEVELOPMENT, POVERTY AND UNEMPLOYMENT- I.S. Yusuf Oluwatoyin, Department of Hospitality Management and Technology, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Nigeria. E-mail: yusufoluwatoyin012@yahoo.com
  48. KANO TEXTILE INDUSTRYAND THE GLOBALIZATION CRISIS- Murtala Muhammad, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, Kano. E-mail: mjmurtala@yahoo.com
  49. RE-ORDERING STRUCTURAL DIMENSIONS FOR NIGERIAN ORGANIZATIONS- Peter O. Ibadin, Department of Accounting, University of Benin, Benin City, and Izilin Ibadin, Department of Accounting, Benson Idahosa University, Benin City
  50. INFLUENCE OF GENDER, SCHOOL LOCATION AND THE USE OF PLAY-SIMULATION ON SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT IN CHEMISTRY - Okereke Chinwe, Department Educational Psychology: M & E; G & C, Imo State University,Owerri, and Onwukwe Ernest Onyebuchi, Department of Integrated Science and Special Programme, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State. E-mail: ernestonwukwe@yahoo.com
  51. THE LONG-RUN PROSPECT OF STOCKS IN THE NIGERIAN CAPITAL MARKET: A MARKOVIAN ANALYSIS- Eseoghene Joseph Idolor, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. E-mail: greatidolor@yahoo.com, eseoghene.idolor@uniben.edu
  52. ROAD SITUATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF KATSINA STATE, NIGERIA- Suleiman Iguda Ladan, Department of Basic and Applied Sciences, Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic, Katsina. E-mail: ladansulei@yahoo.com
  53. VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN THE ERA OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION- Stephen Aigbepue, School of Business Studies, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi. E-mail:steveaigbe09@yahoo.co.uk
  54. THE DILEMMA OF IMPLEMENTING EFFECTIVE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICIES IN NIGERIA- Offiong John Offiong, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Benin. E-mail:eokonmah@yahoo.com
  55. PSYCHO-CULTURAL VARIABLES PREDICTING ATTITUDE OF STUDENTS’ TOWARDS HIV COUNSELLING AND TESTING IN SELECTED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA- Olujide Adekeye, Augustine Ebiai and Sussan Olufunmilola Adeusi, Department of Psychology, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria. E-mail: oadekeye@covenantuniversity.com, aebiai@yahoo.com, funmiswayas@yahoo.com
  56. PROPENSITY OF UNQUALIFIED AUDIT REPORTS AND AUDITORS’ INDEPENDENCE IN NIGERIA- A.O. Oladipupo and F.I.O. Izedonmi, Department of Accounting, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria. E-mail:sinaoladipupo@yahoo.com
  57. VIOLENT CRIMES, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND THE MORALITY OF CAPITAL PUNISHMENT IN NIGERIA: A RETENTIONIST PERSPECTIVE-Edward Uzoma Ezedike, Department of Philosophy, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt. E-mail: ezedikeuzoma@yahoo.com
  58. TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE AND MOBILITY IN NIGERIA- Innocent C. Ogwude Department of Transport Management Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, E-mail: icogwude@yahoo.com/iogwude@yahoo.com