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ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-NOCICEPTIVE PROPERTIES OF AQUEOUS LEAVES EXTRACT OF IPOMOEA BATATAS (LAM). ON EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS

Benjamin Ogunma Gabriel, Emmanuel Ola Oshomoh, Odega I. Kevin Abstract Ipomoea batatas is sub-tropical and tropical region plant being implicated in the treatment of several diseases as reported ethnomedicinally. Leaves aqueous extract of I. batatas was evaluated for the potential of anti-inflammatory and anti-nociceptive properties of Wistar rats and mice. These autonomous studies, involving two …

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MODELLING VEHICLE ACCIDENTS AND EFFICIENCY OF HIGHWAY GEOMETRIC DESIGN

Osasu, Osamuyi and Ogbeifun, Nowamagbe Prince Abstract This study investigates the relationship and effect of geometric variables such as curve radius (Horizontal and vertical), road width, median width, shoulder width and super-elevation on the frequency of accident in highways. Accident predictions were done for the Benin-Ore road and Benin-Agbor road using field data such as …

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ERGONOMICS STUDY OF THE INCIDENCE OF MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER AMONG THE SCHOOL TEACHERS IN EGBA DIVISION OF OGUN STATE NIGERIA

Musa, Adekunle Ibrahim and Qutubuddin, Syed. M Abstract Musculoskeletal pains (MP) especially the lower back, leg, neck and shoulder pain were the common complain among the classroom teachers due to prolong desk working and standing in the classroom. The study was conducted among the primary and secondary school classroom teachers in randomly selected two hundred …

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VARIABILITY OF MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND RELIABILITY OF THERMO MECHANICALLY TREATED REINFORCEMENTS IN NIGERIA

Ubani Obinna Uzodimma, Okonkwo Victor Odinaka, Osayanmon Osarenkhoe Abstract Thermo Mechanically Treated (TMT) reinforcements from different manufacturers in Nigeria were subjected to tensile strength tests to determine the variability of their yield strength, ultimate tensile strength, and ductility. For the 70 samples tested, 91.5% met the required characteristic strength of 500 MPa, and the percentage …

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DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A FINGERPRINT-BASED ATTENDANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Odia Ozuem Osasuyi, Ehiedu Joy Oghogho, Nick Obinna Ihedi-Okonkwo Abstract This paper presents a design and implementation of a fingerprintbased class attendance management system for convenient, efficient and effective record keeping of lectures. The class attendance management system was designed using Java, MySQL, for the backend and HTML, CSS, for the frontend through various platforms …

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DRAIN CURRENT CHARACTERISTICS OF CARBON-NANOTUBE FET (CNTFET) WITH SiO2, ZrO2 AND HfO2 AS DIELECTRIC MATERIALS USING FETToy CODE

A. Tijjani, G.S.M. Galadanci, G. Babaji Abstract Over the last few decades, transistor scaling has taken the centre stage of semiconductor devices. The scaling of metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor (MOSFET) with 𝑆𝑖𝑂2 thickness has been the driving force towards the technological advancement, but continuous scaling causes a problem of short channel effects, high …

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN AUTOMATIC RAIN AND VOICE ACTIVATED VEHICLE WINDSCREEN WIPER

Hassan A. B., Abdulmalik D.M., Yusuf M.A, Garba A.B Abstract The driver behind the steering is often been confronted with a lot of distractions and disturbances which could be both within the vehicle such as auxiliaries, multimedia features, and safety facilities and outside the vehicle such as weather conditions and other road users. All of …

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THE DANGERS OF PLASTICS TO PUBLIC HEALTH: A REVIEW

Yusuf Sarkingobir, Malami Dikko, Sulaiman Aliyu, Umar Tambari, Abdullahi Adamu, Ibrahim A. Salau , Murtala Abubakar Gada Abstract Plastic materials are ubiquitous in our environment due to increased demand and poor management. Therein, these materials find their way into biological systems on land and water, leading to public health problems. Plastics become fragmented or degraded …

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY A TOOL FOR NARRATIVES PRESERVATION IN NIGERIA

Oveh, R.O and Aziken, G.O Abstract Narratives define us as a people. Though it has gone through different evolution with time, its importance cannot be overemphasized. It is rich in morals, values and culture, which necessitates the need to transfer it through generations. Though its richness, its practice is fading away in this age of …

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CHARACTERIZATION OF NEEM SEED OIL AND ITS BIODIESEL (B100)

Taiwo, A. G., Ijaola, T. O., Lawal, S. O. and LanreIyanda, Y. A. Abstract The current socio-economic, political and environmental challenges of fossil fuels led to alternative energy sources of bio-fuels like biogas, bio-alcohol, biodiesel etc which are sustainable, renewable and environmentally friendly. Neem biodiesel production involved oil extraction from the seed, moisture/FFA reduction then …

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