THE EFFECTS OF CONFLICTS IN AFRICA: A STUDY OF DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

ABSTRACT The effects of conflicts in Africa is greatly becoming overwhelming. It is even defying solutions proffered by different regional and subregional bodies and organizations. Thus, this research work is an effort to unravel these effects on the citizenry especially in the Democratic Republic of Congo. To undertake this study, the work was divided into six chapters. It began by looking at the issue of conflicts in Africa (DRC), the origin of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the issues that have given rise and had continued to give rise to the crisis. There was also…

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SOUTH-SOUTH CO-OPERATION AND NIGERIA-BRAZIL ECONOMIC RELATIONS; 1999-2012

ABSTRACT During the last two decades, there have been an accumulation of development experience and wisdom in developing countries as many have developed substantial knowledge and acquired capacity and experience in science and technology development and environmental management. This has engendered the potential for experience sharing among the South and development-replicating values through South- South Cooperation has resulted in mutually beneficial bilateral relationships. Extant studies either dwelt on South-South cooperation in generic terms or dealt with bilateral relations among countries of the South in a disparate manner. This study therefore focused on Nigeria–Brazil bilateral relations…

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EFFECT OF ANIMATION INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGY ON STUDENTS’ ACHIEVEMENT, INTEREST AND RETENTION IN CHEMICAL BONDING

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study No nation of the world will attain its zenith in technology or development without giving proper attention to the teaching and learning of science. The development of a nation depends largely on the level of scientific and technological advancement of that nation. Asiyai(2005) found that chemistry has helped in the development of modern technology through the application of its principles to modern inventions.The study of chemistry has been and will remain of tremendous importance to mankind because chemistry is capable of explaining natural phenomena and everyday occurrences. Furthermore,…

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THE EFFECTS OF PROJECTOR MEDIATED AND DEMONSTRATION METHODS ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE IN BASIC ELECTRONICS IN TECHNICAL COLLEGES IN LAGOS STATE

Abstract Until recently basic electronics technical education was meant for those who could not cope effectively with conventional academic pursuits.  In Nigeria today, basic electronics in technical education had become a thing of National Interest because it has been realized that it has efficacy in producing the dreamed and desired manpower for the nation.  It was on this stand that the researcher looked at how to enhance student academic performance in basic electronics using projector mediated and demonstration methods. Seven Technical Teachers were randomly sampled; research questions guided the study.  Data were collected and analyzed. …

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EFFECTS OF COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION ON ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG NCE PHYSICS STUDENTS OF DIFFERENT ABILITIES IN NIGER STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT. The study investigated the effect of computer- assisted instruction on academic achievement of Nigeria Certificate in Education Physics students of different abilities, in Niger State, Nigeria. Six research questions were raised and six null hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. The study adopted pretest and posttest quasi experimental control group design. Two hundred and eleven (211) NCE II students from the two colleges of education in Niger State were used as research sample. Purposive sampling techniques was used to choose the two schools while balloting method was employed to assign the colleges into…

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF LEGAL FOUNDATION ON THE CONCEPT OF CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY IN INTERNATIONAL LAW

ABSTRACT This dissertation entitled “An Appraisal of the Development of Legal Foundation on the Concept of Crimes against Humanity in International Law” aimed at examining the various constitutive legal instruments on the field of crimes against humanity in international law vis-à-vis the obligation of states to take practical measures to endure respect for the performance of such obligations under the various constitutive legal instruments. However, the justification for this research is that despite the fact that the term “crimes against humanity” has acquired enormous resonance in the legal and moral imaginations of the post-World War…

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