Sacha And Diamond Academic Publishers, England, United Kingdom




 Volume 1(1) 2011

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



Dr. M. I Tareque, 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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1.   The Dilemma of Minerals Dependent Economy: The case of Foreign Direct Investment and Pollution in Nigeria;  pp. 1-14; [Author: Kingston, K. G] Download Full Text


2.   Shell Oil Company In Nigeria: Impediment or Catalyst for Socio-Economic Development?  pp. 15-36; [Author: Kingston, K. G]   Download Full Text


3.   The Implications of TRIPS Agreement 1994 of the World Trade Organisation for the Developing Countries; pp. 37-64; [Author: Kingston, K. G] (This paper is being revised)


4.   Philosophy as a tool for Sustainable Development: A Contemporary Issue in Nigerian Educational System; pp. 65-74; [Author: Nakpodia, E. D]  Download Full Text



5.   The legal Barriers to International Movement of Goods and their Impact on the Administration of Small Scale Organisations in the United Kingdom; pp. 75 - 82; [Authors: Kingston, K. G and Kingston, S. C]   Download Full Text 


6.   Team Management as an Effective Technique for the Management of Schools in Nigeria; pp. 83 - 91; [Author: Nakpodia, E. D]  Download Full Text


7.   Strategies for Enhancing Private Sector Participation in the Funding of Secondary Schools in Delta State, Nigeria; pp. 92 - 100; [Author: Nakpodia, E. D]   Download Full Text


8.   International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Value Relevance of Accounting Information: Evidence from Bahrain and United Arab Emirates Stock Markets; pp. 101-114; [Author: Khanagha, J. B]  Download Full Text


9.   An Assessment of Accountability among Teachers in Secondary Schools in Delta State; pp. 115-125; [Author: Akporehe , D. A]   Download Full Text


10.  The Impact of Global Capital on the Nigerian Economy; pp. 126-139; [Authors: OMOYIBO, K. U and AJAYI, B. I]  Download Full Text 


11. The Effectiveness of Community Based Rangelands Rehabilitation Projects in Sahelian Sudan: the case of Giriegikh Scheme in North Kordofan; pp. 140-158; [Authors: ALREDAISY, S. M. A. H and ALI, N. M. A]  Download Full Text


12.   The Implication of Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory to Business Activities in Nigeria; pp. 168-178; [Author: IDEMOBI, Ellis I.]   Download Full Text


13.   An Evaluation of the Quality and Employability of Graduates of Nigeria Universities; pp. 179-185; [Author: ANHO, Josif Efe]  Download Full Text 

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