HEALTH CARE POLICIES IN NIGERIA SINCE INDEPENDENCE: ISSUES, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

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1Nicholas Ukeyima Pever 2Emmanuel Mson 2Felix Aondona Kor   1Registry Department Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev Gboko, Benue State 2Department of General Studies Akperan Orshi College of Agriculture, Yandev       Abstract   Rising health problems among the Nigerian populace are threatening the very foundation of Nigeria as a nation. Successive governments in […]

AN OVERVIEW OF METABOLIC SYNDROME AND REGULAR EXERCISE

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1Titus Terwase Chior 2Florence Doolumun Chior 1Department of Physical and Health Education College of Education Katsina-Ala Benue State terwasett68@gmail.com 2Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education Benue State University Makurdi Benue State     Abstract The prevalence of the metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) has dramatically increased over the last few decades and has become a major […]

HARNESSING OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES (OERs) FOR SCIENCE TEACHING IN NIGERIA: WHAT CHALLENGES?

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1Patrick Oraduen Anikpa 2Iorparegh Aer 1Department of Physics aer.iorparegh@yahoo.com 2Department of Integrated Science Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State     Abstract   Science education is recognised as being central to the scientific and technological development of a society. As a result there have been deliberate attempts by governments globally to improve the […]

PLAY AND CHILDREN’S DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

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Sooter Tombowua M.W. Wombo Department of Early Childhood Care and Education College of Education, Katsina-Ala e-mail: tombowuasooter@gmail.com         Abstract Children love to play and learn a lot through play. Play is such a significant factor in children’s development and learning that the National Policy on Education (2004) categorically stated that Government shall […]

VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AS A VERITABLE TOOL FOR OVERCOMING YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA

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M.O. Odeh, S.E. Akwukwaegbu, A.R. Alih      Department of Agricultural Education, School of Vocational and Technical Education, College of Education, Oju. E-mail: mosesodeh65@gmail.com         Abstract   In Nigeria, youth unemployment has assumed a serious dimension with its social challenges. Concerted efforts are required to curb it. Therefore, vocational education with its laudable […]

EFFECT OF REPLACING MAIZE WITH OF RICE MILLING WASTE ON THE HAEMATOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND SERUM BIOCHEMISTRY OF BROILER CHICKENS

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Odeh, M. Ojor1  Igwebuike, U. Joseph2  Akwukwaegbu, S. Egbule1   1Department of Agricultural Education, School of Vocational & Technical Education, College of Education, Oju, Benue State E-mail: mosesodeh65@gmail.com 2 Department of Animal Science, University of  Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Borno State.       Abstract Two hundred and twenty five (225) Anak-2000 day-old broiler chicks were used […]

TIV FOLK THEATRE AS SOURCE MATERIAL FOR CULTURAL EDUCATION OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

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Tyodoo Iyue Theatre Arts Department College of Education Katsina-Ala, Benue State E-Mail: iyuetyodoo@gmail.com   Abstract This study examined the functions and value of Tiv folk theatre and showed how it can be harnessed for cultural education of secondary school students. Specifically, the study focused on character, intellectual, vocational and physical training. The researcher used the […]

EDUCATION AND WOMEN’S SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS IN BENUE STATE

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Jacob Orngu Anum   Department of Behavioural Sciences, Benue State Schools of Nursing and Midwifery, Makurdi, Benue State E-mail: ornguj@yahoo.com    Abstract This study examined women education and their socio-economic status in Benue State. Data for this study were obtained from female secondary school teachers in all the three Senatorial Districts comprising the 23 local […]

REDUCING GENDER BASED ABUSES IN NIGERIA THROUGH SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION

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Isaac A. Agih Department Of History, Kogi State College of Education, Ankpa, Kogi State Email: isaacagbenyagih@yahoo.com       Abstract     Questions have been raised regarding the inequalities between men and women in the areas of politics, property inheritance, education and other matters that affect human life. The contention is that women, have always […]

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE QUALITY OF PALM OIL AND GROUNDNUT OIL SOLD IN VANDEIKYA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF BENUE STATE, NIGERIA

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Alex Nder Kwaghtongo Mbakuha Science and Technical College, Lessel kwaghlexis@gmail.com     Abstract This article presents a comparative study of the quality of palm oil and groundnut oil sold in markets within Vandeikya Local Government Area of Benue State. Samples of groundnut oil and palm oil were collected from Ihugh and Agbo Markets. The aim […]