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Nigerian Journal of Technological Research (NJTR)

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Volume 12, Number 2 - 2017

Contamination of agricultural soils by selected heavy metals from municipal solid waste dumpsites-A case study of Oleh Town in Nigeria‘s Niger Delta.
Oghenejoboh K. M, Igbagara P. W. and U. M. Oghenejoboh
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Behaviour of millscale reinforced Aluminium Bronze composite.
Olatunde I. Sekunowo, Stephen I. Durowaye and Samson O. Adeosun
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Investigation of the mechanical properties of aluminium matrix composite for marine structures.
Kuburi, I. S., Dauda, M., Yaro, S.. A. and M. Abdulwahab.
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Curie depth and geothermal gradient from spectral analysis of aeromagnetic data over upper Anambra and Lower Benue Basin, Nigeria.
Adetona A. A., Salako, K. A. and A. A. Rafiu.
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Effects of Operating Conditions on Gas Release Thermal Consequences: a case study of the Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline.
Abubakar, U., Hamisu, A. A. Bilal, S. and B. Dan-asabe.  
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Annular Flow of an Incompressible MHD Third Grade Fluid in a Rotating Concentric Cylinders with Isothermal Walls and Joule Heating.
Obi, B. I., Okedayo, G.T., Jiya, M. and Y. M. Aiyesimi
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Improved Testing of Distributed Lag Model in Presence of Heteroscedasticity of Unknown Form
Abdul Majid, Muhammad Aslam and Saima Altaf.
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Mosquito-larvicidal efficacy of the extract of Musca domestica Maggots against Culex pipiens (DIPTERA: CULIDAE), an important vector of filariasis.
Adeniyi, K. A., Olayemi, I. K., Shittu, K. O., Ukubuiwe, A. C., Salihu, I. M. and Y. Garba.
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Growth Enhancement of Desulfovibrio indonesiensis NCIMB 13468 and D. vulgaris NCIMB 8303 by Aqueous Extracts of Basella alba.
Oyewole, O. A., Abalaka, M. E., Oyeleke, S. B. and S. S. D. Mohammed
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Pollen parameters estimates of genetic variability among newly selected Nigerian Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) Genotypes
Daudu O.A.Y., Falusi, O.A., Gana, S.A., Abubakar, A., Muhammad, L. M, Abejide, D. R. and B. Z. Salihu
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Prioritisation of risk factors impacting on construction contractors’ Cash out Forecasts in Nigeria.
Abdulrazaq, M., Ibrahim, Y. M. and A. D. Ibrahim
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Sequestration of Congo red Dye from Aqueous Solution using Unmodified Almond Shell as a Local Adsorbent.
Aisien, F.A., Amenaghawon, N.A. and C. D. Okwuidegbe.  
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Volume 12, Special Technical Issue - 2017

Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capacitation through Patent and Technology Transfer.
Sunny Iyuke
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Knowledge Management and its Essence in Academic Publishing Environment.
Nicholas Aitalegbe.
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Essential People Management Skills Necessary in Today‘s Workplace.
Paul Clark.
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Manuscript Style and Packaging.
Ahmed Doko Ibrahim.
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The significance of Anti-Plagiarism in Modern day Authorship.
Adenike Osofisan
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Problems of academic manuscript publishing in developing countries.
Kenneth U. Nnadi
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Using Referencing Software: Mendeley
Morenikeji, O. O.
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Volume 12, Number 1 - 2017

Studies on four cultivars of groundnut (Arachis hypogeae) grown in Mubi, Adamawa State Nigeria
Mshelmbula, B.P., Jummai, B.F., Mallum, S M., and R Zacharia
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Development of cumulative distribution function for dry bulb temperature and evaluation of outside design condition for eighteen locations in NIGERIA
Olorunmaiye, J. A., and O. O. Awolola.
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Stress distributions in finite element analysis of concrete gravity Dam
Osuji, S. O. and S. A. Adegbemileke
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Evaluation of the impact of Kaduna refinery effluent on river Romi.
Adeniyi, O. D. , A.A. Adediran, M. I. Adeniyi, M. D. Yahya, E.A. Afolabi, I. T. Adebayo, A.A. Ojo, V. Efeovbokhan, A. A. Ayoola, and M. E. Ojewumi
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Corrosion inhibition and adsorption characteristics of camel foot leaves extracts on mild steel in hydrochloric acid solution.
Kobe, H. I., Abdulrahman, A. S., M. Ismail and I. A. Mohammed.
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Process modelling and optimization of osmotic dehydration assisted drying of red bell peppper.
Michael Mayokun Odewole and Adesoji Matthew Olaniyan
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Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulation of hot air flow pattern in cabinet drying ofosmo-pretreated green bell pepper
Michael Mayokun Odewole, Musliu Olushola Sunmonu, Samuel Kehinde Oyeniyi and Oluwatosin Adedamola Adesoye.
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Effects of soil physical properties on erodibility and infiltration parameters of selected areas in Gidan Kwano.
Musa, J. J., Anijofor, S. C. Obasa, P. and J. J. Avwevuruvwe.
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CO-immobilization of cellulase extracted from SCHIZOPHYLUM COMMENFR and SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIEAE in the bioconversion of sugar cane bagasse to ethanol.
Egwim E. C., R. Garba, A. M. Ogunmolasuyi and Tope Caleb.
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Stochastic models for some meteorological outcomes in Niger Delta region of Nigeria
Olusola Samuel Makinde.
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Descriptive analysis for physico-chemical parameters of leachate and groundwater resistivity in the sedimentary basin, Southern Nigeria: A Case study
Ofomola, M. O., Iserhien-Emekeme, R. E. Adeoye, T. O; Adelusi, A. O. and B. D. Ako
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Groundwater hydrochemical assessment of the crystalline aquifer of Suleja, North Central Nigeria.
Abubakar Ahmed Sadauki, Shuaibu Ahmed Mahi, Rasheed Ojutiku, and Abdulhakeem Salau Bello
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Forest dynamism of a green space: a perspective from T.A. AFOLAYAN wildlife park, Akure, Ondo State, NIGERIA.
Olaniyi, O. E, Esan, D. B. and S. O. Akande.
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A comparative study of compressed earth bricks (ceb‘s) and sandcrete blocks for building construction. Kareem W. B., Okwori R. O., Kagara A. B., Igwe C. O and S. T. Ayandokun. Download Abstract.

Microbiology and quality assessment of ‘burukutu’ a Nigerian fermented alcoholic beverage
Bala J. D., Kuta, F. A., Abioye O. P., Adabara, N. U., Adelere I. A., Abdulsalam R., Adel A.S. Al-Gheethi., Kaizar H., and C. Onovughakpor

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Volume 11, Number 2 - 2016

Effects of different fertilizer inputs on the growth and yield of soybean planted on an Alfisol in Minna, Southern, Guinea Savanna Zone of Nigeria
Uzoma, A.O., Nkor, S.M., Adekanmbi, A.A. Afolabi, S.G. Odofin, A. J. and A. Bala. Download Abstract. DOI:

Effect of extraction temperature on the yield and physicochemical properties of cashew nut oil
Orhevba, B.A, Adejumo, B.A and V. O. Ubochi. Download Abstract. DOI:

Treatment of landfill leachate using solar uv facilitated photocatalytic degradation
Aisien, F.A., Amenaghawon, N.A. and O. Ikponmwen. Download Abstract. DOI:

Application of factorial analysis for quicklime production from limestone
Akande, H. F, Abdulkareem, A. S. , Kovo, A. S1., Azeez, O. S. and K. R. Onifade. Download Abstract. DOI:

Physico-thermal characteristics and health risk evaluation of randomly selected brake pads in the Nigerian market.
Osunbor, O. O., R. S. Fono-Tamo, P. O. Atanda and O. A. Koya. Download Abstract. DOI:

Phytochemical Composition, Total Phenolic Content and Ferric Reducing Antioxidant Power Determination of the Antioxidant Activity of Leaf, Stem and Root bark Extracts of Strophanthus sarmentosus DC
Karima Tani Muhammad, and Abdullahi Mann. Download Abstract. DOI:

Zinc Oxide based Dye Sensitized Solar Cell using Eosin – Y as Photosensitizer
Aderemi Babatunde Alabi, Olayinka A. Babalola, Halimat I. Adegoke and Adenike O. Boyo. Download Abstract. DOI:

Geology and environmental impact of artisanal gold mining around kataeregi area, North-Central Nigeria
Omanayin, Y. A. and M. I. Ogunbajo. Download Abstract. DOI:

Hydrokinetic energy resource estimates of River ERO at Lafiagi, Kwara State, North-Central Nigeria.
Ladokun, L. L. Ajao, K. R., Sule, B. F. and A. G. Adeogun. Download Abstract. DOI:
Water and Sanitation in Nigeria: A case Study of Ondo State
Adewumi, J. R. Download Abstract. DOI:

Effects of magnetic treatment of water on the growth, yield and quality of maize

Yusuf, K. O and I. O Olorunkunle. Download Abstract. DOI:


Volume 11, Number 1 - 2016

Performance of Two Locally Adapted Okra Varieties as Influenced by Cucumber Mosaic Virus Disease
Salaudeen, M. T., Bello, L. Y. and R. O. Oyewale. Download Abstract DOI:

Farmers Accessibility to the Cassava Initiative Elements in the Central Agricultural Zone of Nigeria
Kehinde Yewande Ogunleye. Download Abstract DOI:

Phosphorus adsorption pattern in selected cocoa growing soils in Southwestern Nigeria
Aikpokpodion P. E, S. M. Omotoso and F. E. Asowata. Download Abstract DOI:

Modeling and Simulation of Energy Recovery from a Photovoltaic Solar cell
Adeniyi, O. D., D. A. Ali , M. A. Olutoye, M. I. Adeniyi O. S. Azeez , A. J. Otaru and B. O. Eniafe. Download Abstract DOI:

Application of Box-Behnken Design for Optimum Citric Acid Production from Cocoyam Starch Hydrolysate using Aspergillus niger.
Amenaghawon, N.A., Ebewele, E.O. and O. Salokun. Download Abstract DOI:

Simultaneous Transesterification of Baobab Seed (Adansonia digitata) Oil Using Heterogeneous Zn/SiO2 Supported Catalyst.
Olutoye, M.A., Adejumoh, A.Y., Sunday, D.J., Oputeh, J. I., Elendu, I.K, Folorunsho, A.I, and S. Y. Adams. Download Abstract DOI:

Physicochemical, bacteriological and metal analysis of some surface waters in Akure, Southwestern Nigeria.
Olusola-Makinde and Olubukola Olayemi. Download Abstract DOI:

Probabilistic Analysis of Peak Daily Rainfall for Prediction purposes in Selected Areas of Northern Nigeria.
Salami, A. W., A.S. Aremu, A.M. Ayanshola, T.S. Abdulkadir and M.K. Garba. Download Abstract DOI:

Impact of organisational characteristics on health and safety practices of construction contractors
Abdullateef A. Shittu, Ahmed D. Ibrahim, Yahaya M. Ibrahim, Kulomri J. Adogbo
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Changes in Serum Electrolyte Levels in Typhoid Fever Patients Attending Minna General Hospital
Kabiru, A.Y., Tahir, I., Garba, M.H. , Kuta, F. A . Jibril, A. and M. A, Shuaib. Download Abstract DOI:




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