Vol. 2, N0 2 (2017)

COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE THREE (3) MAJOR RIVERS IN ENUGU URBAN FOR PORTABLE WATER SUPPLY

Introduction

The importance of water to every living organism cannot be over emphasized. Life on earth began in water and humans are made up of about 80% water (Ubani et al., 2014). The rapid increase in population of urban areas in many developing countries has led to increase in contamination of surface water. Furthermore, because of man’s quest for development and selfishness as regards the utilization of the earth's natural resources, man has degraded the environment in such a way that the outcome of man’s activities is beginning to threaten man’s existence.

MINIMIZING CULTURE CONFLICTS IN NSUKKA TOWN, SOUTH EASTERN NIGERIA: AN IMPERATIVE FOR GLOBAL PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Introduction

Nsukka Asadu Ideke Alumona (so called because of its genealogy) is the town where the famous University of Nigeria is located. The town had a very rich culture beginning from its origin. This continued throughout the pre-colonial era. During that time the culture was pure and undiluted. This, to a large extent, was because only the natives occupied the town then.

NEWS BATTERING: A CONTENT ANALYTICAL STUDY OF SUN NEWSPAPER COVERAGE OF EBOLA VIRUS DISEASE OUTBREAK IN THE WEST AFRICAN SUB-REGION (July – October, 2014)

Introduction

 

Background

The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), commonly known as “Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever” (EHF), is a disease of humans and some other primates caused by Ebola virus. The fruit bats, grasscutters, wild rabbits, and poor sanitary environments are believed to be the major carriers of the virus. 

GESTURES, SIGNS AND SYMBOLS IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE: A CASE STUDY OF THE RETURN OF SHERLOCK HOLMES BY ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE

Introduction

Communication refers to the possible methods of conveying information, ideas, feelings from one source to another in a systematic way, using channels recognised and accepted by all the participants in the communicative act, by means of patterned signs, symbols within which predetermined meanings have been encoded. All the systems used in communication are collectively called the semiotic system or the sign theory. Examples of simple communication systems include traffic light, road signs, mechanical devices, where iconic signs are used, etc.

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