Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom



Volume 6(1) 2016

 ISSN 2045-8460 (ONLINE)

 ISSN 2045-8452 (PRINT)

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The purpose of this journal is to disseminate knowledge and to promote intellectual discussions, research analyses, and pragmatic studies including critiques on topics relevant to wider area of social sciences. AJSS is a multidisciplinary journal covering subjects such as politics, economics, media, information technology, geography, governance, law, foreign trade, corporate social responsibility, business administration, banking/finance, and many others. Scholars and professionals are invited to contribute their knowledge and experience. AJSS publishes only original research papers, research notes and reviews. Papers may be in the form of book review, original manuscripts etc. All manuscripts undergo peer reviews.  AJSS is a fast growing and highly rated international journal and listed on the front page of the American Economic Association's World Top Journals list (Econlit);The American Economic Association's electronic database maintains high-quality standards long recognized by subscribers to the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) and is one of the world's most reliable source of citations and abstracts to economic and social science research.



Professor Dimitris Kamsaris, Monarch Business School, University for Graduate School and Management, Switzerland



Professor (Mrs) Jane Kabubo-Mariara, Director and Dean, School of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya



Professor Ronald E. Hall, School of Social Work, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States



Professor Jason L. Powell, Dept. of Social Gerontology, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University, England, United Kingdom



Professor Simon Odey Ering, Department of Sociology, Faculty Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria. 


Dr. M. M Rahman, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh 


Dr. Akalemwa Ngenda , School of Law, Brunel University, England, United Kingdom 


Dr. Abdulkadir A Egal, Centre for Sustainable Livelihoods, Vaal University of Technology, South Africa  

Professor Godwin A. 
Ugal, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Calabar, Nigeria

Professor Aida M. El-Asfahani, Faculty of Agriculture, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi-Al Ain, UAE


Dr. Gbenga Oduntan, School of Law, University of Kent, England, United Kingdom

Professor Akpan H. 
Ekpo, West African Institute For Financial and Economic Management

c/o Central Bank of Nigeria Learning Centre, Lagos, Nigeria

Dr. Jamal Barzegari Khanaghah, Faculty of Economics, Management and Accounting, Yazd University, IraN


Dr. M. M Rahman, Dept of Population Science & Human Resource Development, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Professor Christopher Ugwu, Dean of Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria


Dr. Neyole E. Masinde, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya

Dr. (Mrs) Ashish Virk, Institute of Laws, Panjab University Regional Centre, Punjab, India 

Dr. J. B. 
Miima, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology(MMUST), Kenya

Professor Nicholas Ofiaja, Centre for Ethnic Studies, The City University of New York, United States


Dr. Catherine Gakii Murungi, Department of Early Childhood Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya


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CURRENT ISSUE            AJSS VOLUME 6                           NUMBER 1                     2016


1.  An Assessment of The Impact of Crude Oil Prices on Nigeria’s Economic Growth (1980-2013); pp. 1-14 [Authors: UDOFFIA, David Thompson and AJAEGBU, Chinweoke Augustine] View Abstract   Download Full Text


 2 The Nexus Among Foreign Direct Investment, Private Investment And Public Investment: Evidence From Nigeria; pp. 15-24 [Authors: WAKDOK, Samuel Stephenand JELILOV, Gylych] View Abstract   Download Full Text


3. Challenges Faced By Prison Officers In Rehabilitating Inmates In The Nsawam Medium Security Prison; pp. 25-35 [Author: BAFFOUR, Frank Darkwa]   View Abstract   Download Full Text


4. Dynamic Approach To Income-Environment Relationship: A Study Of Nigeria; pp. 36-51 [Author: AYADI, Folorunso Sunday] View Abstract   Download Full Text


5. The Efficacy Of Computer-Aided Teaching In Colleges Of Education In Nigeria: The Case Of Electrical Circuits And Electrical Measuring Instruments Courses; pp. 52-62 [Authors: YAKUBU, Samaila and EZUGU, L.C] View Abstract  Download Full Text 



6. Recent Issues Of Foreign Direct Investment In Turkey (2000 - 2015); pp. 63-68 [Author: JELILOV, Gylych] View Abstract   Download Full Text


7. Does Foreign Direct Investmen Crowd-Out Or Crowd-In Domestic Investment? Evidence From Sub Saharan Africa; pp. 69-77 [Author: IHEONU, Chimere Okechukwu] View Abstract   Download Full Text


8. The Political Economy Of Peace Building In Africa Beyond Conventional Security Strategy; pp. 78-90 [Author:TEDHEKE,Moses Eromedoghene Ukpenumenu] View Abstract   Download Full Text


9. Cooperative Societies And Capital Formation Among Small-Scale Business In Odukpani Cross River State Of Nigeria; pp. 91-97 [Author: EBONG, Edem] View Abstract  Download Full Text


10. An Empirical Investigation Of The Research Culture Of Nigerian Universities: A Case Study Of University Of Calabar In Nigeria; pp.  98-104 [Author: ODU, Emmanuel] View Abstract  Download Full Text


11. Large Family Size And Its Consequential Effects On Sustainable Development In Esan Central Senatorial District Of Edo State; pp. 105-113 [Authors: AIWORIABOAKUELU, C; OBETOH, G. I; and OBOH, I. O] View Abstract  Download Full text


12. Public Health Expenditure And Economic Growth In Nigeria: What Causes What? pp. 114-122 [Authors:AKEKERE Jonah  and KARIMO Tari Moses] View Abstract   Download FullText


13. Caretaker Committee System: A Violation Of Constitutional And Democratic Principles In Nigeria’s Local Government Administration; pp. 123-129 [Author: ODO, OBIORA S.] View Abstract   Download Full Text

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