ENGLISH/LINGUISTIC

ENGLISH/LINGUISTIC

A STYLISTIC STUDY OF MESSAGE HOAXES ON WHATSAPP AND FACEBOOK

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY In the light of the recent attention to the role of social media in the dissemination of hoaxes about current political and social affairs, it is important to understand the way the audience interacts with disinformation on Social Network Sites (SNS). Hoaxes about current social or political issues …

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RURAL URBAN MIGRATION AND PROBLEMS OF UNEMPLOYMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF ILESHA LGA, OSUN STATE)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study The Rural-urban region isincapable of being avoided in terms ofemployment generation in Nigeria. It often implies a difference between two opposite groups which comprises of both spatialand sectoral dimensions. In censuses andother related statistical exercises, rural andurban populations are usually explained byresidence in settlements above or below aspecific …

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REVISITING THE LINK BETWEEN TRADITIONAL AND INNOVATED LOCAL DELICACY IN NIGERIAN HOTELS: REFERENCE TO OFE OKRA AND EGUSI

CHAPTER ONE 1.0   INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND OF STUDY The term “local food” has multiple and sometimes conflicting definitions. In most cases it means that the food was grown in close physical proximity to the consumer (e.g., a few miles from the point of sale, was produced in the same city or in the same state) …

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RELIGIOUS CONFLICT IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS

CHAPTER ONE:  GENERAL INTRODUCTION  1.0     Introduction  Many will attest to it that the Jos crisis vividly exemplifies or by locus classicus describes a rancorous experience against religious intolerance. In a nation bound with vast geographic and vast ethnic and religious differences, these religious differences aid conflict which is a basis for showing religious biases and …

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RECESSION IN NIGERIA, AN EVALUATION OF ITS IMPACT ON NIGERIAN WORKERS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Recession refers to an all-round slowdown or meltdown in economic activity for two sequential years. During this period of recession, there is often times a rejection in certain macroeconomic pointers such as GDP, employment, investment spending, capacity utilization, household income, business income, and inflation, with the attendant increase …

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A RE-EXAMINATION OF THE TWIN DEFICIT PHENOMENON IN THE NIGERIAN ECONOMY.

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION. . Background. The “Twin deficit” debate was a common policy issue during the 1980s and the early 1990s and the term was initially invented to describe the co-movement between the budget deficit and the current account deficit in the United States (Chang and Hsu, 2009). Subsequently, researchers began applying it to other …

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RADIO LISTENERSHIP PATTERN AMONG MARKET WOMEN

CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background to the Study John Witz, a famous scholar in mass communication described this subject as comprising institution and techniques by which specialized group of people empty technological devices it disseminate symbolic content to a large heterogeneous and widely dispersed audience. Another school of thought says, it is a process in which …

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PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN WEST AFRICA (A CASE STUDY OF ECOWAS)

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the study Naturally, the well pronounced or known that Africa’s effort towards integration have failed and is unable bear a productive fruit. Though other states have wisely used their integration techniques to enhance their economic welfare, Africa is on the sleeping side when it comes to economic growth, per capita …

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PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF CAMPUS BROADCAST STATION IN NIGERIA; A CASE STUDY OF UNILAG FM

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The personal and unilag character of radio makes it one of the most appealing and universal mass media for participatory communication and development (Teer-Tomaselli& De Villiers, 1998, p.147). Various researches aver that radio has the capacity to reach large audiences, both young and old, including those in …

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SOCIO ECONOMICS EFFECT OF STREET HAWKING AMONG TEENAGERS IN LAGOS, NIGERIA (ETI OSA L.G.A)

1.1   Background Of Study Hawking appears to be part of Nigerian culture and understandably so. Nigeria being among the poorest economies in the world—with the accompanying effects of unemployment, poor infrastructural facilities, and lack of human empowerment—has seen most of her populace living in abject poverty. Therefore, because of the low socio-economic status of most …

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