Authors Guide

Authors are advised to follow below guidelines, as doing so will ensure theirarticle matches the journal’s requirements.
1.Language: Papers are accepted in English, French, Arabic and Hausa languages.
2. Page format: The manuscripts should be prepared as Microsoft-word documents in Times New Roman (font size 12) on A4 size leaving the margins of 1 inch on all four sides in single column. The line spacing should be 1.5-spaced including references and tables. Articles should not exceed 15 pages. The manuscript should be in single word file, which contains the title page following full manuscript. The title page contains title of the manuscript, all author names and their corresponding affiliations as well as complete postal address, telephone and email. Articles should be arranged using the following headings; Abstract, Introduction, Conceptual/Literature review Framework, Research Methodology, Results and Discussion, Conclusions, Recommendations (optional) and References. Book reviews should follow the standard method as requirement.
3. Abstract: It should not exceed 250 words in a single paragraph. It should provide a brief summary of the research work carried out.
4. Introduction: It should provide the background to the study, its significance, a brief survey of the previous works done, purpose, scope, and novelty of the research work. The introduction should not have sub-headings.
5. Literature Review/Conceptual Framework: Should focus on organizing and describing extant knowledge, highlighting the gap which the research seeks to fill and/or a common ground on which to build a new conceptualisation.
6. Research Methodology: It should provide a description of the the methods used to carry out the research work.
7. Results and Discussion: It should present the analyses done and a summary of the research results, interpretations, speculations and assessment of future research or prospects.
8. Conclusion: It should include outcome of the work, important findings and your view(s).
9. Referencing: In-text citations and References should follow the APA 6th edition or MLA 10th edition citation styles.
Submission of Manuscript
Authors should submit their manuscript by email to: /       
  • All correspondences to the Secretary, Editorial Board:
    Dr. Umar Ahmad
    E-Mail: Tel. +234(0)7031569155