Article No :  01

A STUDY OF THE STRENGTH OF PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN RWANDA TOWARDS THEIR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH EVIDENCE FROM SELECTED PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN KIGALI CITY

The study intends to assess the Strength of Selected Private Universities in Rwanda towards their Sustainable Growth Using evidence from Selected Private Universities in Kigali City. The choice of this topic was inspired by the constant affirmation by various government officials in Rwanda through their speeches that generally, higher learning institutions do not perform well due to the inability of lecturers’ participation in research and other professional growth activities since they are too busy looking for money through part-timing in various universities.

Author : Butera Edison and Gatoya Habimana Samuel
Country : Rwanda
Page No : 1-11

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Article No :  02

GROWTH PERFORMANCE AND NUTRIENT DIGESTIBILITY BY SHEEP FED DIETS CONTAINING YEAST (SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE)

Dietary inclusion of S. cerevisiae improved feed conversion ratio significantly (p < 0.05). Supplementation of S. cerevisiae to HC diet increased (p < 0.05) significantly the dry matter, crude protein, and crude fibre digestibility coefficients. It was concluded that S. cerevisiae can be added into HC diet at 0.75 g per kg of the diet for optimum performance of WAD sheep.

Author : Osita, C.O., Ani, A.O. and Ogwuegbu, M.C.
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 12-20

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THE DYNAMICS OF TAX COMPONENTS IN RELATION TO GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA: AN ISSUE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

There is a public concern for a return on the formulation and implementation of macroeconomic policies. The study aim at determining effect of fiscal policy on Nigeria economic development. The study adopted secondary data obtained from the CBN 2019 statistical bulletin for the period of 1999-2018. The study used economic views for regression analysis and Granger Causality Test.

Author : Garba Ibrahim, Nyikaa Miriam Nguaverse and Audu Omeiza Leonard
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 21-27

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Article No :  04

EXAMINING AFRICA ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE: AN ISSUE FOR MARKET BASE MONETARY POLICY AND FINANCIAL SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

The study aim at examining Africa economic performance for financial sector development. The study uses secondary data sourced from World Development Indicators (WDI) for the period of 37 years which span from 1980-2017. The study link Africa financial sector development and economic performance with emphasis on selected 46 African countries.

Author : Iliya Bawa, Ph.D., Ari Mohammed Abdullahi and Jatau Andrew Yohanna
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 28-34

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Article No :  05

CONTRIBUTIONS AND CHALLENGES OF INTERNET TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF BUSINESS EDUCATION STUDENTS IN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Findings revealed that Internet contributed to academic and social development of tertiary institutions business education students and also posed some challenges to their overall development. It was found also that type of institution did not significantly influence the respondents’ responses on the contributions and challenges of Internet to their overall development.

Author : Udegbunam, Emmanuel Obidi, Agbili, Clementina Chidmma and Igbinoghodua, Moses Osagumwenro
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 35-44

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IMPACT OF LITIGATION SERVICES ON BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION IN IMO STATE

Findings of the study revealed that business valuation, revenue analysis and documentary evidence have an impact on budget implementation in Imo State. Findings revealed that business valuation has no significant impact on budget implementation, while on revenue analysis and documentary evidence it has significant impact on budget implementation in Imo State.

Author : Prof. Okoye, E.I., Ugochukwu, J.N. (Ph.D.) and Ukwuoma, Annette Amaka
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 45-57

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ASSESSMENT OF HEAVY METAL POLLUTION LEVELS IN SOILS OF KEFFI, LANDFILL AND SOLID WASTE DUMPSITE AND ITS ECOLOGICAL RISK

The heavy metal (Fe and Zn) contents in the plants were higher compared to other metals analysed. The concentration of some metal was relatively high in the maize plant, but there were all below the WHO permissible limit except for Zn metal. The transfer factor (Tf) revealed that plants grown on dumpsite and landfill soils absorbed and accumulates heavy metals. The highest transfer factor value was obtained in Fe, followed by Cu, Pb, Zn, Al, Mn, Ni and As respectively.

Author : Adua, M.M., Amana, S.M., Luka, E.G. and Nghargbu K’Tso.
Country : Nigeria
Page No : 58-72

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