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The Society for Multidisciplinary & Advanced Research Techniques (SMART) Africa Collaborates with the ICT University Foundation USA as endowed Publishers of the Social  Informatics, Business, LAw, Politics, Environmental Sciences & Technology Multidisciplinary Journal. SMART Africa is registered as a Network of Multidisciplinary Academics, Professionals and Researchers to facilitate socioeconomic, infrastructural, human capital, innovations and  global development through the clustering, dynamism and interaction of indigenous and international Stakeholders and multidisciplinary research enthusiasts.


Prof. Edward Santiago Blaise

Professor of Business & IT

State University of New York

Sullivan College

College Rd, Loch Sheldrake

New York, USA  12759


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About the Journal
The Journal of Social informatics, Business, Politics, Law, Environmental Sciences &   Technology aims to provide a platform for discourses on the informatics of social interactions, business, law, technology, politics, environmental sciences  and other tangential issues that relates to social media usage, development and ubiquitous online interactions. It is a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary Journal whose focus is to provide a platform to disseminate current and relevant research findings in a lucid and clear languages. The Journal also accept papers whose discourses are on the classic study of social behavioral, including social and enterprise informatics, all aspects of digital politics, internet governance, cyber laws, business and management, accounting information systems, business information systems, business analytics and big data and other themes relevant to the Journal's focus. The Journal promotes and accepts research articles, technical papers, short communications, work in progress and position papers.  It also publishes extended versions of papers presented during the International Multidisciplinary (iSTEAMS) Conferences and other conferences disseminating cutting edge research content that fits within the scope of the Journal. Authors are welcomed to submit articles  via

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Case studies, surveys, experimental designs, prototyping, empirical research,innovative numerate articles that presents frameworks, theories, findings and discovery in the Journals thematic areas are welcomed. Extended versions of papers presented in conferences and other research and academic forums including book reviews are also acceptable. Authors are welcomed to submit manuscript(s) for consideration within the target subject scope of the Journal as well as tangential domains of research.



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 Vol 10 no 2  june   2024 Series                                       

Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) For Anxiety Disorders In Children and Adolescents

Longe, Bankole-Philips A.

The 2023 General Elections In Nigeria: Assessing The Need For Judicial Reform In Nigeria Fourth Republic (1999-2023)

Onuh, G, Mokwunyei, V.N., Dibia, G.C.

 Vol 10 no 1 march   2024 Series                                       

Detailing the Stakeholder Theory of Management in the AI World: A Position Paper on Ethical Decision-Making

Ademola, O. E. (PhD)

AI and Cybersecurity in Investigative Journalism: A Literature Review

Ademola, O. E. &  Somorin, K.

The Role of Technology In Combating Fake and Malicious Contents

Omoyeni, O.E. Enyinnaya, C.V., Bardi, P., Ogbaini, C.A. & Ajayi, J.O

Design and Implementation of Iot- Based Automated Water Level Monitoring

Saliu  L.A., Alao W.A.,  Sodiq K.A., Otapo A.T., Otunubi V.A. & Jimoh, R.A.

Socio-Cultural Factor On Organizational Productivity In Nigeria (A Study Of First Bank PLC, Asaba)

Agbor, S., Owagbor, R.N. Agbor, P.C.

WiSeCart: Sensor-based Smart-Cart with Self-Payment Mode to Improve Shopping Experience and Inventory Management

Brizimor, S.E., Okpor, M.D., Yoro, R.E., Emordi, F.U., Ifioko, A.M., Odiakaose, C.C., Ojugo, A.A., Ejeh, P.O., Abere, R.A., Ako, R.E., Geteloma, V.O.

 Vol 9 no 3 september   2023 Series                                    


Review of The Definition of Smart Cities

Oladunmoye Oluranti Mobolaji (PhD) & Obakin, Olufunmilola Adetayo (PhD)

Excellent Customer Services and Tax Revenue Generation:  A Theoretical and Conceptual Review

Obadeyi Juliana A. & Adeyemo, Felicia S.

A Theoretical Evaluation of the Effects of Social Media on Entrepreneurial Opportunity Evaluation

Abena Engmann

 Vol 9.  No 2 june,  2023  Series                               

Impact of E-Government Systems and Architecture on Economic Stability in Nigeria: A Review

Ayodele, O.S., Ajayi, E.A., Owoeye, F.O. & Ilugbusi, A.A.

Assessing Inter- State Road Transportation Companies and Wealth Distribution / Infrastructural Development in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Ibanga Isaac Jonah, 2Abogoh Lucky Onyeka & 3Ibanga Joy Isaac

Predictors of Purchase Decision on Products Advertised on WhatsApp: Perspectives from Postgraduate Students at Selected Universities in Lagos State, Nigeria

Ogunsola K. (Ph.D) & Mohammed S.B.

 Vol 9.  No 1 March 2023  Series                                 

Impact of Banditry On Human Security and Sustainable Development in Nigeria

Ajobiewe Jamiu Olatunji & Asuquo Victor

Office Runor as a Cankerworm  to Organization and Human Development at the Lagos State University, Ikorodu, Nigeria

Idiake, C.O. , Adekanmbi, O. & Odumade, C.J.

The Nexus of Drivers of Population Mobility and Socio-Economic Development in Uyo Capital City

Amba, Evelyn P., Udoh, Joseph C. & Ituen, Uwem J.

 Vol 8.  No 4 december 2022  Series                            

An In-depth Review of Cybersecurity Controls in Mitigating Legal and Risk-Related Challenges

Bayewu A., Patcharaporn Y., Folorunsho O.S.  & Ojo T.P.

 Vol 8.  No 3 September 2022  Series                            

Impact of Sport Activations and Musical Entertainment on Profit Optimisation:  A Case Study of Etisalat, Nigeria (Now 9 Mobile)

Adeyemo, F   S. & Olukoya, O

An Intelligent System Dynamic for Software Evolution Process

Ikuomola, A.J.

Assessment of The Participation of Community Development Associations in the Management of Covid-19 Pandemic in Ogun State, Nigeria

Aderogba, Ademola A. (Ph.D)

 Vol 8.  No 2 June 2022  Series                                   

Effect of Hotel Corporate Social Responsibility on Guest Turnover in Hotel Businesses

Yusuf, O. Idowu Susan,  Bodunde, Tosin, Omotoba, Nathaniel Ileri, Ayeni, Ayodele Olaiya, Olabinjo, Muhammed Adewale  & Adesuyan, Ayokanmi Jacob

Ogodo Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Generation, Exploitation and Technology Transfer (Tt): Policies and Strategic Concept of Actual Ownership and Legal Considerations

Ogodo Aemurerhimen Dickson (Snr) Chartered Chemist,

Enhancing Waste Collection Activities Using IoT-Based Smart Waste Management System

Oyeniran O.R., Oladosu J.A, Hamzat K. A. & ,Lateef A.A.

Emotion Recognition and Prediction Using Machine Learning

Aweh O., Parker, E-C. A. & Dagah, W.D.

Sentiment Analysis-Based Student Performance Predictor (SPP)

Sarumi, Jerry. Abayomi (PhD), Shomope Adewale A.

Demographic Variables: A Predictor of Consumer Buying Behaviour in Formal and Informal Retail Outlets

Olodo, Hameedat Bukola (Ph.D), Aremu Moriam Adeyemi (Ph.D) &Raji Mustafa  Ayobami (Ph.D)

 Vol 8.  No 1 March, 2022  Series                                


A Review of Network Security Strategies Employed By the Nigerian Banking Sector  - Case Study of Access Bank PLC, Bariga, Lagos, Nigeria

Sarumi J.A. (PhD) & Omotosho O.M.


Office Technology and Change Management amid Covid-19 Pandemic Study of Ikorodu Local Government, Lagos State, Nigeria

Lawal, Abiola (PhD), Damisola Omolara Adewumi & Idiake, Christiana O.


Assessment of The Impact Of Sex Education In Reducing Unprotected Sexual Intercourse Among Adolescents In Ilese Comprehensive High School Ijebu North East Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria

Okanlawon-Peters P.O.


Academic Staff Recruitments and Promotions by  Human Resources Managers at Nigerian Universities:  A Case Study of Kaduna State University, Kaduna, Nigeria

Professsor Ahmed E. Saeed Omar PhD & Shehu Ibrahim (PhD)


Impact of Land Use Change Drivers on Socio-Economic Activities in Ikpa River Basin, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

Okon, Emem A., Ituen, Uwem J. & Okon, Aniekan A


Impact of Internet and Search Engines on Students’ Understanding of Consumer Behaviour and Choices  In Tertiary Institutions of Learning In Abuja, Nigeria.

Shu'ara Jamila  (PhD) & Jibril Amin, Hindu (PhD)


Towards the Promotion of ICT-driven Research Using Precision Agriculture

Olateju, Omobolaji .O.  &  Longe, O.B.  


 Vol 7.  2021  Series                                                

Remittances, Education and Economic Growth in Nigeria

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


Career Management Programs and Public Sector in Nigeria: A Study of Ika South Local Government Area (LGA) Agbor, Delta State, Nigeria.

​Agbor, S. &  Igweh, F.K.

Research Study On Technical Properties and Compressive Strength of Laterite Bricks Stabilised with Cement and Saw Dust

Oladunmoye, Oluranti Mobolaji

Corporate Social Responsibility and Performance in an Organization: Exploration of Issues.

Okonkwo, Justina . I . Nwakwushue. & Dokai-Okonkwo, Christabel Nkem

A Theoretical Perspective on the Effect of Communication on Cybercrimes in Nigeria

Sarumi J.A., Adelodun, F.O. & Longe, O.B.

Application of Artificial Intelligence As An Additional Tool For Effective Payment Of Salaries Of Civil Servants Of Federal Government Of Nigeria

Onwodi G.O.

The Relationship between Performing Art Music and Dance and Communal Cohesion Peaceful Co-Existence and National Integration Among Indigenous Nigerians

Ojedokun, I. M.  (Ph. D)

Eradication of Violence and Terrorism at Universities with Reference to Islamic and International Law Perspectives

Professor Ahmed El-Murdi Saeed Omar

Vol 6. 2020 Series                                                


Strategic Planning: A Tool for Enhancing Quality in Nigerian Universities

Bambi, B. I.


Minimising Nigeria’s Security Challenges with the Aid of Technology

Nura, T.A. & Ibrahim, M.I.


The Effect of Interest Rate On Manufacturing Output in Nigeria: An ARDL Approach.

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


Individual Characteristics and Social Learning Modelling Factors Influencing ICT Skills Development among Postgraduate Students at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Ogunsola, K. & Adesakin, M.A.

An Investigation of The Vulnerability of Information Technology Governance (ITG) Models And Multi-Stakeholder Security Governance Scaling (MSGS) Correlates that Supports Decision-Makers Scalability Mechanism for  the Successful Implementation of ITG Within UK's SME Aviation

Ademola, E. O.

“Muzarah” Share-Cropping and “Musagah” Irrigation as Methods of Partnership for Financing Agricultural Sector and Micro Finance Projects Practiced by Islamic Banks.

Ahmed El-Murdi Saeed Omar

Learning Habits and Academic Performance of Students: A Study of Human Resource Management Department Delta State Polytechnic (DSPG), Ogwashi-Uku, Nigeria

Igweh, Florence Konye & Agbor, Stephen

Bibliotherapy: The Least Cost Effective Strategy for the Treatment Of Selected Health Problems

Edom, Eunice Uchechi (PhD, CLN, AWLIN) & Olaniyi Ajoke Fatima

Assessment Of Covid-19 Safety Compliance Level In Health Care Sector (A Study Of Ijari Primary Health Care Centre)

Okanlawon-Peters P.O.

Design & Implementation of Online Hotel Booking with Live Support System

Johnson, O. A., Kaka, O.A,  & Oyenuga, J. O.

Technology Acceptance Level Among Students

Olebara Comfort Chinaza 

 Vol 5. 2019 Series                                                   


An Appraisal of Victims’ Remedies Under the Administration of Criminal Justice Law in Nigeria

Mbagwu, J.U & Samuel Ameh

Impact of Corporate Governance on Business Survival in Nigeria: A Case Study of SMEs Owners in Kwara State, Nigeria

Popoola, T.A. & Oyetoyan, S.A.

Assessment of User Satisfaction on Usability of ERP Implementation: A Case Study of the American University of Nigeria (AUN) OpenERP System

Peter, Paya & Longe, O.B.


Analysis of Entrepreneurial Innovation and Sales Growth in the Informal Sector: Evidence from Lagos State, Nigeria.

Sodeinde, G.M., Brimah, A.N.  & Mustapha, ‘R.O.

Organizational Climate and Employees’ Productivity: An Evidence of Selected Federal Universities in North Central Nigeria

Abdulkareem, Z. J., Brimah, A.N. &  Ajeigbe, M. B.

Systematic Review of Security issues on Cloud Computing

Onwodi, G.


Knowledge Transfer & The Challenges of Tech Ecosystem Growth in Africa:A New Global Political Strategy?

​Ajobiewe, J.O.

Organizational Climate and Employees’ Productivity: Evidence of Selected Federal Universities in North Central, Nigeria

Abdulkareem, Z. J. & Brimah, A. N. & Ajeigbe, M.B.


​​​Cyber-Attacks as a Major Flaw in the Deployment of  Smart Grid System in Developing Nations.

​​​Onawola, H.J, Longe, O.B, Garba, A. & Ridwan, S.

Modified Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model (MC2M2),  General Deterrence Theory and The Human Angle of Cybersecurity Risk.

Nnaa, L,L., Nwaocha, V. & Longe, O.B. 

Humans in The Clouds: Towards the Analysis of Techniques and Methods used to Counter Vulnerabilities Inherently Embedded in Cloud Computing

Onwodi, G.O.

Infusion and Diffusion of Social Media usage in University Administration During COVID-19 Pandemic

Kaka, O. A, Ayeni A.G. & Yisau, N.B.

Facilities, Fund, Security, Managerial Skills, Policy and Accessibility as Predictors of Development of Osun Osogbo Groove, Osun State, Nigeria.

Adekitan K. G., Lasisi, M.O., Okunola, A.O., Uche-Ibeaubuchi, C. & Adio, O.R. 

Trust Models in Information Systems Security – A Survey.

Faye, W., Ibitowa, F.O. & Longe, O.B.



Prof. Edward Santiago Blaise

Professor of Business & IT

State University of New York

Sullivan College

College Rd, Loch Sheldrake

New York, USA  12759


Managing Editor

Prof. Longe Olumide Babatope

Distinguished Fulbright Scholar

Chair - American University of Nigeria

Yola, Nigeria



Prof. Victor Mbarika

President, Board of Trustees, The ICT University(ICT-U).


Prof Benny Dauda

Dean - Faculty of Law

Taraba State University

jalingo, Nigeria

Prof. Wada, Fiday Josiah

Professor of Management & Policy Informatics

Barney School of Business

University of Hartford

West Hartford,  Connecticut, USA

Prof. Chanika Jones

Professor of Criminal Justice

Southern University

Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Prof. John Effah

Department of Operations & MIS

University of Ghana

Accra, Ghana

Dr. Oladunni Ozobo-Martins

Department of Architecture

Covenant Universtity

Ota, Nigeria

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