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An International Inter-tertiary Multidisciplinary  Conference Promoting Intellectual and Human Capital Development,  Technology Transfer, Research & Cross-border Collaboration Among Academics, Practitioners & Researchers 

In Collaboration with the Department of Operations

& Management Information Systems 

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    SPEAKERS AND LEAD PRESENTERS                                                          

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The 13th iSTEAMS Multidisciplinary Conference was held in collaboration with The International Centre for Information Technology & Development (ICITD) USA, The African Institute of Development Informatics & Policy, The PearlRichards Foundation, and the Department of Operations & Management Information System - University of Ghana, Legon  in October, 2018. Participants, scholars, researchers, practitioners, students and enthusiast gathered to present papers at the event.

      GENERAL CONFERENCE SCOPE                                                                


The iSTEAMS  Conference 2020.  is a multidisciplinary forum. Authors in the academia, professionals and practitioners are invited to submit papers in all areas of Science, ICTs, Engineering, Education, Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacy), Law, Arts, Management, Business, Agriculture, Geosciences, Policy, Agriculture, Forestry, Religious Studies, Environmental Sciences, Arts & Design, Hospitality Management, Survey & Geo-informatics, Applied Sciences, & the Social Sciences for the iSTEAMS Conference. Papers should contain substantial ideas which have the potential of aiding inventions, growth, development of human capital, industrial process optimization, energy conservation, inter-tertiary innovations, theories, practices, design, modeling and collaborative research. Papers are also welcome in all domains of research. Visit for information on upcoming events

On nehalf of the organizing Committee, i  want to specially appreciate the Management of the American University of Nigeria and our collaborating partners, all speakers, lead paper presenters, participants and everyone that contributed to making the conference a successful event. Papers presented at the conference are availanle on this page and can be downloaded as open access documents.

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On This page you can find and download papers presented during the event

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Professor Longe Olumide Babatope, FASi, MNCS, MIEEE , MACM, MIAENG, MISOC

Co-Convener, iSTEAMS International Multidisciplinary Conferences

Distinguished Fulbright fellow, McArthur Scholar, MIT Scholar and HLF (Germany) Fellow.

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Dr. Wande Daramola

Cape Peninsula  University

Cape Town

South Africa

Prof  Richard Boateng

Department of MIS

University of Ghana

Legon, Accra, Ghana

 Irene Attachie

Nursing Department

University of Health Sciences

Ho, Volta Region, Ghana

Prof. Edward Santiago Blase 

State University of New York

Sullivan County College

New York State, USA

  13th ISTEAMS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PAPER                                


Akinbola, B.R.

Asphyxiating Impediments In Access To Equal Right To Education For Persons With Disabilities In Africa

S.O. Salawu

Transient Analysis of Radiative Hydromagnetic Poiseuille fluid flow of  Two-step Exothermic Chemical Reaction through a Porous Channel with Convective Cooling


D.O. Ajala, J.O. Fasakin & O.A. Ajala 

Information & Communication Technology: A stranger in the Urban Planning Practice - Findings and Reflections on Osogbo

 Emmanuel H. Gadzama, Olawale S. Adebayo, Joseph A. Ojeniyi & Shafii M. Abdulhamid 

Risk Analysis and Management in Airline Transportation Using Jumia Air Travel as a Case Study

Makanjuola Emmanuel Ayokunnu 

Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Labour as Determinants of Organisational Commitment


Ajayi, Ibironke Adetolu & Omolere, Olatomide Bamidele

Evaluation of the Wound Healing Activity of Mangifera indica Seed Extract in Wistar Rats. 

Lawrence Odey Ojong

“Animal Right”: A Challenge for African Ethics.

Rethinking Human-Environment Relation in the Light of Sartre’s and Asouzu’s Ontology

L. Uchenna Ogbonnaya & Eric Ndoma Besong


C. Osim, Ndifon

The Power of the Ballot and the Role of Tertiary Institutions in the  Shaping of Nigeria’s Democracy.


Ilesanmi Stephen Idowu 

Customary Law, the Environment and Sustainable Development

Mary Julius Egbai & Chukwueloka S. Uduagwu 

Ecofeminism and Political Communication: A Philosophical Assessment of Wangari Maathai's Contribution.

Alfred Paa Gyaisey & Richard Boateng

Individuals Internet Security Perceptions and Behaviors: Polycontextual Contrast Between Ghana And Nigeria.

Samuel Anim-Yeboah &  Richard Boateng

Conceptualizing Digital Technologies and Digital Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Developing  Country

Bibi Dzifa Tomiwa

Where Are We On Information Infrastructure? –  A Systematic Literature Review

Bryan Acheampong & Prof. Richard Boateng

Factors That Affect the Interoperability of Electronic Government Financial Management Systems in Developing Countries

Eunice Yeboah Afeti

Cultural Influence on Drivers and Barriers to Merchant Adoption of Mobile Payments

Kwame Simpe Ofori

Exploring Mobile SNS Continuance Intention from the Perspective of Network Externalities and Mobile Value


Klaus vonBackustein & Richard Boateng

Evaluating the Design of Local Government E-Government Systems – 

A Human Centred Design Approach

  13th  ISTEAMS CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PAPER                                                               

Mansah Preko & Richard Boateng

Health Informatics and Brain Drain Mitigation in Developing Countries –  A Case of Ghana

Mansah Preko & John Effah

ICT Innovation Maturity In The Public Sector

Mohammed Najimudeen Abdulai & Richard Boateng 

Assessment of Data Quality and Information Use of District Health Information Systems (DHIS2) In a Developing Country: The Case of Ghana


Yaa Amponsah Twumasi

Combating Counterfeiting and Piracy in the Fashion and Beauty Industry in Ghana: The Role of Information Technology


Cornelius-Ukpepi, B, U. & Omoogun, Remi

Correlation between Student Teachers’ Use of Smart Phone Skills and Effective Teaching In Faculty Of Education, University Of Calabar, Nigeria.


Peace Ebunoluwa Kolawole, Sunday Festus Olasupo &  Rafiu Oyesola Salawu

Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) And Quality Of The Central Bank Of Nigeria (CBN) Financial Reports.

Edward E. Ogheneovo 

Software Evolution: Improving the Quality and Maintainability of Software.

Ikotun, S.I  & Adigun, .T.

Strategic Marketing Planning And Customer Satisfaction: A Perspective For Sustainable Development Of Deposit Money Banks In Nigeria


Oga, R.O., Egbokhare, F.A. & Obahiagbon, K.O.

Business Process Analysis: A Precursor to Software Cost Estimation in Software Development Projects

Oluwatunde, S. Johnson, Agbesawa, D.O. , Ogunjimi, L.A. & Longe, O.B

Evaluation Of Nigeiran Mobile Network Inference Using Residue Number System

Adenle B.J, Onaifo. F., Alashiri O.A. , Adekusibe K.G. & Adelakun A.A.

Evaluation of Electrical Power Outages: A Restructuring Approach In Nigeria. 

Amos Iyiola  

Autosegmental Analysis of Consonant Deletion of Ijebu-French Bilinguals in Selected Universities in South West of Nigeria. 

James Okpor  & Simon T. Apeh 

Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Virtual Workplace Implementation  in Nigerian Universities.

Towards Design and Evaluation of Automated Metering, Power Management and Monitoring System

Edemirukaye Ukeh Orodje & Apeh Simon T.


Ajayi, O. O., Dianda, M., Fagade O. E.* & Nwadike, B.

Nutrient Uptake in Cowpea Improved By Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria

Okhakhume A. Sylvester. Ph.D

Health-Related Quality Of Life of Primary Caregivers of Special Needs Children In Ibadan Metropolis, Nigeria

Osang, F. B. & Ogban, F. U.

E-Banking: Modelling An Efficient Bank Tellers Monitoring Agent for the banking Industry in Nigeria

       Journal Publication Outlet for Extended Proceedings Papers                                                                                                                                

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Extended versions of iSTEAMS conference proceedings papers as well as fresh submissions will be considered as *Research Articles/Papers *Case Studies *Empirical Research *Survey Studies *Theoretical Papers *Position Papers *Experimental Design Papers * Technical Reports *Short Communication in any of the relevabt iSTEAMS Journals shown above.  Papers/Article submission are accepted on rolling basis. All articles are subjected to a rigorous peer review process. Both online and hard copy publications and produced. Detailed submission instruction are available on the Journals' website. Fresh submissions are also welcomed for all the Journals  and can be submitted as e-mail attachment to  Conditions apply for Publishing extended version papers in these Journals

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