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Living with Sickle Cell Disease and Depression in Lagos, Nigeria
(De Montfort University, 2016-01)
Sickle cell disease (SCD) and depression are each major public health issues globally. Nigeria currently has the largest proportion of people with SCD worldwide, with up to 150,000 annual births. This study highlights the ...
Designing for Sustainable Communities: The Abuja Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria
(De Montfort University, 2016-06)
The planned Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria - Abuja is the context of this research. Abuja was conceived and conceptualised under a Master Plan designed by Kenzo Tange and Utec to replace Lagos as the new Capital City ...
Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives in Nigeria
(Springer International, 2016)
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria originated from the practices of Multinational companies (MNCs) operations in the extraction sectors of the Nigerian economy, especially in the oil sector. ...
Institutional shareholder activism in Nigeria: An accountability perspective
Research has identified institutional shareholders and shareholders’ associations as separate groups that are able to interact and promote accountability through shareholder activism. This study employs a qualitative ...
Institutional shareholder activism in Nigeria
Abstract Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to investigate institutional shareholder activism in Nigeria. It addresses the paucity of empirical research on institutional shareholder activism in sub-Saharan Africa. D ...
Changing religious influences, young people, crime and extremism in Nigeria.
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)
Living with Sickle Cell Disease and Depression in Lagos, Nigeria: A Mixed Methods Study
Sickle cell disorders (SCD) and depression are both chronic illnesses of global significance. Past research on SCD and depression struggles to make sense of statistical associations, essentializes depression within the ...
Universal basic education in Nigeria: can religious actors make a difference?
(Development Studies Association, 2016-09)
Following a period of sustained progress between the 1950s and 1970s, when the regional and federal governments in Nigeria implemented highly successful policies of free qualitative education, the education sector went on ...
Impact of social capital on preparedness and response to Boko Haram insurgency in Northeast Nigeria
(International Humanitarian Studies Association, 2016-03)
Boko Haram insurgency has precipitated humanitarian tragedy on a scale comparable to the Nigerian civil war (1967-1970) and arguably the worst of any man made or natural disaster in Nigeria's history. The Internal Displacement ...
Environmental risk of gas flaring in Nigeria: Lessons from Chevron Nigeria and Ilaje crisis
(Journal of Environment and Earth Science, 2016-06)
Environmental risk concerns that risks that have adverse effects on the environment and people. In another context, gas flaring is mainly used to dispose of associated gases with crude oil to make it more economically ...