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The prehistoric site of Ugwuele in Uturu of Abia State was discovered about three decades ago. The state of euphoria associated with this spectacular discovery fuelled a lot of research interest on the site at the initial stages. With the passage of time, however, the research interest could not be sustained, probably due to a number of seemingly difficult obstacles that needed to be crossed, to enable the original intertia to be regained. In this paper, therefore, we shall attempt to re-visit the site in order to appraise the progress of work by the Pioneer researchers and also suggest ways of mustering support for research to continue at the site in order to save it from the threats of destruction from other competing interests.
This work sets out to answer the question above; if humanity should avenge divinity. Drawing reasons from the two literary texts to be critically examined: Chinua Achebes Dead Mens Path and Reuben Onyishis Clash of Divinity.Is it right for humans to avenge for divinity? One should not be quick to say no, for human constitute the weapons of the divinities. They are arrows in the hands of the gods. However, it is pertinent to know here that this paper sets to answer that humanity should not wage war amongst them in a bid to satisfy (as the would think they are doing good to) these blood thirsty divinities. They should slug it out amongst them and settle their scores with men who fault their order.
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The inability of the Nigerian Police to control the increasing wave of crime has led to proliferation of vigilante groups in contemporary Nigeria. This study was initiated to investigate the impact of vigilante groups on crime control in contemporary Nigeria, particularly in Egor LGA of Edo State. This study uses one of statistical test chi-square (χ2) to test for the impact of vigilante activities on crime rate in the society. The results revealed that there is a significant relationship between vigilante activities and crime rare in the society. It also reveals that there is a significant relationship between the performances of vigilante group on reducing criminality.
Compare and contrast the duchess of Malfi and the Rover as a Jacobean tragedy and and a restoration comedy respectively
Diagnostic Simulation (ADS) is a tutor designed for teaching and learning Petrol Engine Maintenance.
Studies on Esiaba Irobi's Nwokedi and Cemetery Road have largely focused on the portrayal of politicians in modern societies. The studies have however neglected how linguistic metaphors have been utilised in realising ideologies. This is the gap the present study is set to fill using extracts from Nwokedi and Cemetery Road, which were analysed using insights from George Lakoff and Mark Johnson’s Conceptual Metaphor Theory and Teun Van Dijk's Theory of Ideology. The texts were subjected to quantitative analysis through the use of tables, frequency counts, and histograms. Five conceptual mappings: POLITICS IS A CONFLICT, POLITICS IS A SMALL CHILD, CHANGE IS A DIFFICULT PATH, POLITICS IS A BUILDING, and POLITICS IS A BODY, were observed from the linguistic metaphors, and their linguistic patterns, (lexical, morphological, and syntactical patterns), which project three ideologies: liberalism, progressivism, and radicalism. POLITICS IS A CONFLICT, and POLITICS IS A SMALL CHILD conceptual mappings are associated with liberalism, CHANGE IS A DIFFICULT PATH is associated with progressivism, while POLITICS IS A BUILDING, and POLITICS IS A BODY relate to radicalism. Thus, cross-domain mappings in Nwokedi and Cemetery Road, deployed through linguistic metaphors are motivated by the playwright’s ideological representation of Nwokedi and Mazeli as liberal, progressive, and radical ideologists.
EXPLORE FULL CONTENTS OF THIS BOOK TO LEARN MORE, BELOW SHOWS THE HIGHLIGHTS OF EACH CHAPTER:Chapter 1: Glow Like Moon (What Does It Mean For You To Glow Like Moon)Chapter 2: The Lady With Focus (What The lady with focus can offer to help you glow like Moon)Chapter 3: Inner Healing (Before you begin to live towards your aspirations, you must first be in a good relationship with yourself by aligning with your inner-mind)Chapter 4: Spirituality (After you align with yourself, you must strive to be in good terms with God, unless your enemies will never allow you to succeed in your aspirations)Chapter 5: Network, Connect & Relate (If God is on your side and Man is not there to help, how will you then succeed? You must connect with people you meet to succeed)Chapter 6: Power To Succeed (Anything the human mind can believe, the human mind can achieve; this is the Supreme Secret. You have the power to succeed and you must be positive about this fact)Chapter 7: Peace of Mind (“You mustn’t be rich or have connection to be great”. Wealth without inner peaceful mind is simply empty, keep calm and let your mind always be at peace because greatness does not come without peace of mind).