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Introducing the HUMANITIES Journal 

​​The Humanities, Management, Arts, Education & The Social Sciences (HUMANITIES) journal  publishes original articles and in particular, extended papers that are within its scope from papers presented at the International Multidisciplinary  Conference on Science, Technology, Education, Arts, Management and the Social Sciences (iSTEAMS  Series). It remains the official Journal Publication of the Society for Multidisciplinary & Advance Research Techniques (SMART).


The HUMANITIES Journal brings a distinctive international multidisciplinary perspective on humanities  and humanities related research from a medical/scientific perspective as well as theories, issues, frameworks and practice at the nexus of the various subject domains within its scope. ​​Short communications/reviews on arts, education, management, policy research that seeks to employ established (and proposed) educational, humanities and social frameworks to support the achievement of sustainable goals are welcomed. Case studies are also particularly encouraged. Click HERE to access the Paper submission instructions. 


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   Vol 12  No 2, 2024 Series                                                            


Nigerian Textiles in Sustainable National Development: Forces of Adversity

Ajayi, Joseph Babatunde

Working Capital Management and Financial Performance of Listed Agricultural Companies in Nigeria

Adesina, O.D., Oluwadare, O.E. & Ogunleye, W.A.

Importance of Art Museum and its Influence on Behavioral Intention of Visitors

Ajayi, Joseph Babatunde

Ethical Imperatives in the Era of AI Journalism: Navigating the Intersection of Technology and Responsibility

Somorin, K. & Ademola, O. E.

Effect of Poultry Dropping and Urea Fertilizer On Growth Performance and Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) Dry Matter 

Nathaniel, Aondoakaa Hiikyaa

Bridging the Knowledge Gap: Enhancing Kogi Secondary School Students' Understanding of Climate Change through Effective Environmental Education

Musa, A.A., Ogbaini, C.A., Enefu, S.M. & Omoyeni, O.E.

Management Process and Cost Effective Management Of Finance In Public Organizations:  A Case Study Of Aniocha North Local Government Area Of Delta State, Nigeria

Onuh, G, Mokwunyei, V.N. & Chukwusa, M.U.

   Vol 12  No 1, 2024 Series                                                            

Source Documents and Credibility of Financial Reports in the Accounting Cycle

Ibo, S. A., Akindutire, S.O.  & Omole, I.I.

Stress Management and Job Performance of Secretaries in Public Polytechnics, South-west, Nigeria

Erwat, Eseza Akiror (PhD) & Adeyeye, Munirat Opeyemi

Technical Efficiency in Yam Production Among Small Scale Farmers in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Idisi, Park Odojoma (Ph.D), Musa Shehu (Ph.D),  Maduekwe, Innocent Maduabuchukwu (Ph.D), Ogunrinde Happiness, Atteh, Paul Akinwumi, Emmanuel, Augustine Uke & Simpa, Ondeku James

Company Age, Company Size and Earnings Management in Listed Industrial Goods Manufacturing Companies in Nigeria: A Moderating Role of Political Connection of Board Members

Adesuyi, Temitayo Yomi &  Owoseni, Gbenga David

Quality Assurance in the Management of Economics Education Programme in Nigerian Colleges of Education

Ogudo, P., Onyesom, A.E., Okeibunor, A. & Alabi, S.O.

   Vol 11  No 4, 2023 Series                                                            


The Impact of Christian Teachings on National Development

Akinwumi O.S. (Ph.D)

Capital Structure and Profitability of Firms in Agricultural Sector in Nigeria

Owonifari Victor Olufemi & Ogungbade Isaiah Oluyinka

Human Resource Management Practices on Job Satisfaction in selected Private Universities in South West, Nigeria

Aremu Fayokemi Eunice

Knowledge Gaps in Employee Motivation and Organizational Productivity Research

Oluyombo Olawale F. & Adeyemo, Felicia S.

Green Marketing Implementation among Companies in Kwara, Niger and Kogi States Nigeria as a Catalyst to Economic Rebirth

Bello, Babatunde Sikiru, Zubairu Ibrahim Tswachi & Yahaya, Is’haq Abayomi

Ethical Standards and Effective Communication for Fostering Sustainable Organizational Development

Fasae, Felicia Bosede Kehinde (PhD)

Influence of Personality Attributes on the Entrepreneurial Intention of Polytechnic Undergraduates in Osun State, Nigeria

Oludele, Lydia Y. (PhD) & Odetayo, Tajudeen A. (PhD)

  Vol 11. No 3,  2023 Series                                                            


Social Sustainability Disclosures and Shareholders’ Value: A Review of Literature

Bilewu Olukayode Abiodun, Somoye, Russel Olukayode Christopher & Akintoye Ishola Rufus

Electoral Processes and The Uncouthly Behavioral Pattern of Members of the Political-Class and Electoral Institutions: A Bleak Future for Democracy In Nigeria

Ajobiewe, J.O. & Asuquo, V.E.

Budgetary Processes and The Challenges of Budget Implementation in Nigeria

Mokwunyei Victor Ndidi, Odudu Solomon & EgbuleVenatus

Environmental and Motivational Factors Affecting Quality Research Writing of Postgraduate Education Students in Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria

Onajite, G.O. (Ph.D),  Ogunleye, A.W. & Enijuni, A.T. (PhD)

Effects of Farmers-Herders Clashes on the Supply and Demand of Foodstuffs: A Case Study of Selected States in Nigeria

Adewale Adeola Oluyemisi  &  Ishaku Akwayi

The Role of Information Dissemination in curtailing Office Rumor in Contemporary Office: Study of Lagos State Polytechnic

Idiake, Christiana Omoye (PhD), Akewusola Lanre (PhD), & Adekanmbi Oluyemi

Effects of Succession Management on Organization Performance on Selected Firms in Nigeria

Faleye, Olubunmi Christianah, Aremu, Foyekemi Eunice, Agbetuyi, Opeyemi Helen, Adeyemo, Foluke Helen & Adekanmbi, John Ayodele

The Role of Information Dissemination in curtailing Office Rumor in Contemporary Office:​  Study of Lagos State University of Science & Technology

Idiake, Christiana Omoye (PhD), Akewusola Lanre (PhD), & Adekanmbi Oluyemi

  Vol 11. No 2,  2023 Series                                                                      


Information Technology Practices and Job Performance of Secretaries in Tertiary Institutions in Lagos State, Nigeria

Erwat, E.A. (PhD) & Idiake Christiana Omoye (Ph D)

Ethical Foundations for Sustainable National Development: Integrating Morality and Business Education

Olowe, Modupe Oluwatoyin (Ph.D)

Counselling Farmers on Improving the Yield of Flowering Crops through Integrated Apicultural Farming for Wealth Creation

Makinde, Veronica Ibitola (PhD)  & Ogunjobi, Pius Olanrewaju

The Task of Nation–Building in Nigeria: A Collective Responsibility

Ibitoye, M. Olusesan (Ph.D)1,  Ajayi, Patrick Olatunde & Adu, Abimbola Mobolanle (Ph.D)

Youth Unemployment and National Security in Nigeria: An Exploratory Study

Ibitoye, Majekodunmi Olusesan (Ph.D)1,  Owolabi Dare (Ph.D) & Akinlade, Marcus Temitayo

Thematization as a Cohesive Device:  Analysis of The Novel ‘Animal Farm’

Nwankwo, Sebastine Chika (Phd), Onuoha Ebere, Iroagba Chioma & Okwara, Chidinma Mirian

Tackling Crippling Poverty, Panacea to The Nigerian Economic Decay

Oyewole,  Kehinde Samuel & Awoyemi, Olanike Bosede

An Analysis of Technological Challenges in Animation Practices In Nigeria

Kalilu, Razaq Olatunde Rom & Tafa Mufutau

An Exploratory Study on Design and Lithographic Printing for Sustainable Vocational Development in Nigeria

Alimi, Adesola Olutoyin PhD

  Vol 11. No 1,  2023 Series                                                              


Evaluation of the Relationship Between Entrepreneurial Orientation and Cultural Values on Performance of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Southwest Nigeria

Ibijoju, T.R. (PhD)., Fayigbe, G.S. & Babatunde, O.F.

The Effect of Language Games on Students' Proficiency in Spoken English: A Focus on Junior Secondary Schools in Ikere Local Government Area of Ekiti State

Obadare, F.T. (Ph.D)

The Historical Analysis of the Spread of FOMWAN and Its Contributions to the Growth of Islam in Ekiti State, Nigeria

Balogun, YO. (Ph.D)

Application of Artificial Intelligence and Audit Quality in Nigeria

Dagunduro, M.E., Falana, G.A.., Adewara, Y.M. & Busayo, T.O.

Advancement of Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Lagos State, Nigeria using Entrepreneurship Skills 

Ojo, O.I., Olugbenro, A.O. & Fadairo, S.O.

Manpower Planning Process and Organizational Productivity of Selected Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Delta State, Nigeria

Okonkwo-Nwakwushue, 1Justina Ifeanyi, 2Ethelmary Dim & 3Ezeanokwasa Francisca, N.

Sum Insured: A Missing Value Index In Performance Measurement In Non-Life Insurance Business Statistical Report In Nigeria

Olowoyo, B.J., Oluwaleye, T.O. & Ariyo, C.O.

Dynamic of Blended Learning and Technology Supported Learning Strategies On Tertiary Students’ Performance in English Writing

Obadare Felicia Tomi (Ph.D)

Trainers’ Attitude versus Practices: A Must for Revitalizing Pre-service Teacher Education in Nigeria

Babayemi, John O., Akpan, Iniobong F. & Abasi, Andrew U.

  Vol 10. No 3,  2022 Series                                                             

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Inflow and Insecurity in Nigeria: An Empirical Analysis

Omoniyi, Olutoyin Babatunde, Olasehinde, Timilehin John  & Kekeroowo, Isaac Oluwafemi

Impact of Regulatory Compliance on Commercial Banks Performance: A Case Study Of Selected Banks In Lagos, Nigeria

Adeyemo, F S  & Abiona, S.O.


Perceived Strategies to Improve Learning Through Social Media in Federal College of Education Pankshin, Plateau State, Nigeria

Dasar, D., Polmi, I., Linda, K.Y., Nokshuwan, E.J. & Jari, R.H.

An Investigation of the Effects of Independent Study and Direct Instruction on the Achievement of SS II Students in Visual Arts as  A Vocational Subject in Ekiti State, Nigeria

Omodara, O.D.

Intervention of Reinsurance in Claims Payment: A Review of Nigeria Non-Life Insurance Industry to Educate Nigerian Insuring Public 

Olowoyo, B..J., Ariyo, C.O. & Oluwaleye, T.O.

Regionalising Africa Development Administration through New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD): Any Effect on the Nigeria’s Human Resource Development?

Aderogba, Ademola A.  (Ph.D) & Aderogba, Opeyemi

  Vol 10. No 2,  2022 Series                                                             

Insecurity Discourse in Traditional and Modern Societies:  An Appraisal of Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God and Olu Obafemi’s Wheels

Akporherhe Friday (Ph.D) & Udi Peter Oghenerioborue

Effect of Poultry Farmers’ Socioeconomic Features on Selected Production Limiting Factors in Southwest Nigeria

Ogunyemi, Oluwole I. (PhD)

A Treatise on Female Pacesetters in Classical Greece

Monica Omoye Aneni Ph.D

Educational Resource Inputs as Correlates of Learning Effectiveness in Senior Secondary Schools in Adamawa State, Nigeria

Adetula, Adekunle

Assessment of Principals’ Human Relation and Leadership Skills During Ethno-Religious Crises among Secondary Schools in Southern Education Zone of Taraba State

Frank, Patience Olivia, Bambi, Babatunde Ishola & Adeleke, Abimbola Ibukun

Relationship Between Instructional Supervisory Practices and Teaching Effectiveness in Senior Secondary Schools in Adamawa State

Adeleke, Abimbola Ibukun, Bambi, Babatunde Ishola & Frank, Patience Olivia

  Vol 10. No 1,  2022 Series                                                              

Future Perspectives on Entrepreneurship in Library and Information Science Profession and Associated Constraints

Edom, Eunice Uchechi (PhD, CLN, AWLIN) & Ihim, Christiana C. (CLN, AWLIN)


Nexus Between Agricultural Insurance and Economic Growth In Nigeria

Banjo, K.A., Oloyede, F.A. & Aduloju, S.A.


Roles of Heath Education and Promotion in Combating Covid-19 Pandemic in Nigeria

Okanlawon-Peters, P.O. 


A Critical Analysis Of Parents Socio Economic Status As It Affects The Academic Performance  Of Ogun State College Of Health Technology Students In a Covid-19 Era

Onadipe, O.T., Sulaiman, A.A. & Tuku, P.M


The Strategic Importance of Entrepreneurship as a Mechanism for Sustainable Economic Growth in Nigeria

Adesanya, Abel, S. (PhD),   Oginni, Babalola O. (PhD) & Damisola, O. Adewunmi


Causes of Conflict and Organizational Productivity in Deposit Money Banks in Ekiti State, Nigeria

Adebowale, Israel Olukayode (Ph.D)

Prevention, Detection and Control of Fraud by Pension Fund Administrators (PFA) and Pension Fund Custodians (PFC) Under the Pension Reform Acts 2004 And 2014

Adeosun, O.A. (PhD)

Effects of Unprofessional Behavior and Auditors’ Inadequate Knowledge on the Quality of External Audit Reports

Awotomilusi, Niyi S. (PhD)  & Owonifari, Victor Olufemi

Gender Equality and Its Implication for Sustainable Development in Nigeria

Fasiku, Adesola Mercy PhD

  Vol 9. No  1 & 2  2021 Series                                                         

Financial Structure and Economic Performance in Nigeria: Evidence from Bank View Approach

Afonja, J.A., Ajala, O.A.  & Adesanya, T.A.

Working Environment and Its Influence On Employees Performance (A Study of First Banks in Asaba Metropolis)

Agbor, S., Ogheneochuko, E. & Egwunyenga, E.

Exploration of Information Sources, Course Specialisation and Career Aspirations in Public Relations and Advertising among Mass Communication Undergraduates of Babcock University

Olomojobi. O.T. (PhD), Morka, E (PhD) & Akintayo, J.B. (PhD)

Investigating the Interplay between Globalization and Performance of Pharmaceutical Firms

Okonkwo-Nwakwushue, Justina Ifeanyi a, Nwalia Nduka Johnb & Ihonor, Ogochukwu Christopher

Curbing The Challenges Facing Business Teacher Education In Tertiary Institutions

Ofulue, J.I., Nwagwu, L.N. & Ogbu, J.A.

Public Institutions and Management of Covid-19 Challenges: Effects on the Education Sector in Nigeria

Aderogba, A. A.

The Relationship Between the Value of Naira and Nigerian Production

Adekunle, Soniudeen Babatunde, Clement, Godwin & Osisanwo, Adetoye Timothy


  Vol 9. No  2,  2021 Series                                                              

Micro Insurance Acceptability and its Effect on The Nigerian Economy

Banjo, K.A. & Oloyede, F.A. 

  Vol 8. No  2, 2020 Series                                                               

Assessing The Efficacy of Mediation as a Form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism in Nigeria

Fagbemi, S. A.

Management of Basic Schools in Nigeria: A call for School Consultantship

Bambi, B.I.

Human Capital Management and Sustainable Development of Social Enterprise

Agbor Stephen & Ogana Michael

Repositioning Librarianship Through Entrepreneurship: The Nigerian Case

Nwakuna, Ugochukwu E. &. Edom, Eunice Uchechi (PhD, CLN, AWLIN)

The Impacts Of Nigeria's Military On National Development

Aderogba, Ademola A. (Ph.D)


  Vol 8. No  1, 2020 Series                                                               

Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development in the 21st Century

Uba, J.U., Udumo, B.O. (PhD), Emmanuel, E.C., & Addo, D.E.


Managing Receivables and Payables in Economic Recession: The Nigeria Perspective

Uchehara, C.C. & Udofia, I.E.

An Assessment of Issues and Challenges With Transportation Management in Uyo Metropolis, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Ibanga, I.J, Mboutidem, E.S. & Ibanga, J.I.

Decentralization of Administrative Powers in Federal and State Government Institutions According to Islamic Jurisprudence and Sudan Interim Constitution, 2005: A Comparative Analytical Study

Ahmed El-Murdi Saeed Omar

Subject Combination Based Dissonance In Academic Achievement Of Pre Service Chemistry Teachers

Odueke, O.A., Adeyemi, S.A. & Logunleko, A.O.

  Vol 7. No  4,  December, 2019                                                        


Organizational Change and Improved Performance: The Role of Transformational Leadership

Ekpen T. Owie, Ph.D.

The Great October Revolution Political Construct, Challenges of Women in Contemporary Russian Politics

Akin Ademuyiwa, PhD & Mathew Taiwo, M.A

International Financial Reporting Standards (Ifrs) Adoptionandperformance Of Money Deposit Banks In Nigeria

Ademola, Emmanuel A. &  Ajao, Chukwudumebi Cynthia


Reinvigorating the Hotel Sector for Sustainable Tourism and Socio-Economic Development in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Nsisong C. Ekong, 1Augustine M. Imikan, 1Anietie E. Udo, 1Isaac J. Ibanga


The Elite Theory: A Case Study of Nigeria Ruling Class


Mbagwu, J .U.  PhD

Impact of Mass Media as a Strategy for Environmental Literacy on Forest Management in Southern Cross River State, Nigeria

Udumo, B.O., Andong, H.A.,  Uba, J.U. & Odumegwu, K.P.


  Vol 7. No  3,  September, 2019                                                       


Tracking Women Empowerment: Marital Communication and Participation in Family Decision-making among Married Women Farmers in Ibadan, Nigeria

Ibrahim, F.M.

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A Panel Data Analysis of Entrepreneurial Orientation and Efficiency in Nigerian Banking Sector

​Brimah, A.B., Adeyemi, K.S. & Brimah, A.N.

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National Culture and Adoption of Innovation: Implications for Innovators

Kamaluddeen-Aiyelabegan, H.K

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Conflicts of Interest: Effects of In-Vehicle Distractions on Driver Performance


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Adventist Culture in Africa

Ayanlowo, O.B. PhD

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Technology Renaissance for Innovation and Productivity: Perspectives from Art and Design

Seyi-Gbangbayau, Paul Sonayon & Omoniyi, Oluwaseun Gideon

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Ending the Unending Biafra Agitation: Transitional Justice

Mbagwu, Joan .U.  PhD

Department of Criminology, Security Peace and Conflict Studies, Caleb University,  Lagos, Nigeria


  Vol 7. No  2,  June, 2019                                                               

Sales Promotion and Consumers’ Purchase Decision in the Beverage Industry in Nigeria

Agbi, B. D. (Ph.D), Lawal, K.A.A (Ph.D) & Ajibola, A.B.

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The Role of Financial Inclusion in Promoting Financial Literacy in Nigeria

Abdulkareem K.K. Hauwah

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Yoruba Language and Continuity in the 21st Century

Ayanlowo, O.B. PhD

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The Humanities, Management, Arts, Education and the Social Sciences Multidisciplinary Journal is an International Pan-African  Journal  Publication of  the  The  Society  for  Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) in Africa - Published Quarterly and Disseminated Open Access Free


The  Society for Multidisciplinary &  Advanced Research Techniques in Africa 


The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques in Africa is a forum for addressing the multi-prong challenges that faces Africa and that the world faces today through multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and inter-tertiary research collaborations.


We seek to increase the influence of multidisciplinary research in Africa through broad-based technology and science  driven education that leverages on several streams of learning and research as conduits for knowledge dissemination and skills production. The society also offers a platform for academic and research mentoring, incubation and allied initiatives among professionals by using collaboration and mentoring as viable tools for promoting informed policy on national and international multi-throng research and development issues. Our membership cuts across educators, social scientists academics, scientists, artists, scholars in the humanities, arts, behavioural sciences and other professionals. Organizations and individuals who share a common interest in enabling Africa to participate as knowledge producers and not just knowledge consumers in today’s information age are welcome to join the society.

SMART aims to provide a forum for interaction and knowledge sharing in the teaching, research and practice of Multidisciplinary Research in Africa.

To establish a global network of academics and practitioners who will participate as producers of knowledge on the teaching, research and practice of Multidisciplinary Research  in Africa.

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