ATTITUDE AND PERCEPTION OF UNDERGRADUATES TOWARDS INFILM ADVERTISEMENT

The basic thrust of this research was to examine the attitude and perception of Undergraduates towards Film or in-film advertisement using Al-hikmah University students as case study. It was observed that for any organization either profit making or non-profit making to succeed in this competitive society, the need for extra ordinary advertising approach, strategies and tactics need not to be overemphasized and film advert is one of the approach. Survey research method was adopted coupled with 120 copies of questionnaires that were administered to the respondents who were selected via probability technique (simple random method) and 110 copies were retrieved. …READ MORE …

IMPLICATION OF BOKO-HARAM INSURGENCY IN NIGERIA SINCE 2009 TILL DATE

The paper examined the implication of Boko-Haram insurgency in Nigeria since 2009 till date. No doubt, Boko-haram is one of the most deadline sects in the world and particularly in Nigeria and West African- Chad, Cameroon, Niger etc. Since 2009 till date lots of lives, properties and socio-economy and political activities have been seriously affected. Boko Haram insurgency has killed almost 100,000 persons according to Shettima (2017), while 2,114,000) persons have become internally displaced as at December of 2016. The causes of Boko-haram in Nigeria has been attributed to lack of sensitive leaders, weak judicial system, injustice, nepotism and a …READ MORE …

FACEBOOK AS EMERGING TOOL FOR POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

The study examined the influence of social media particularly Facebook as emerging tool for political participation in Delta State, Nigeria. The emergency and proliferation of social media otherwise known as citizen media has reshaped political education and mobilization in Nigeria. It offers platform for political debates, cyber activism, political campaign and political mobilization. Survey research method was used coupled with 300 copies of questionnaires that were administered to residents in the three senatorial districts of Delta state. This political dispensation, political office holders, politicians, including president and governors created and manage social media account such as facebook, twitter, Instagram among …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SEX TRAFFICKING AMONG UNIPORT STUDENTS

Introduction Human trafficking has long been a concern to the concern men, women, governments and agencies with various legislations been passed locally and global to address the subject matter, However, instead to see the end of such injustice, it becoming wax stronger day in day out as the traffickers employing more strategically and tactical way to gain access to the target vulnerable especially the young ladies. Human trafficking is considered modern-day slavery because it requires the use of fraud, force, or coercion to obtain some type of labor or commercial sex act. Human trafficking is an umbrella term used for …READ MORE …

BROADCAST MEDIA AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT IN THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS

The paper examines broadcast media and crisis management in the 2019 general elections. The paper was anchored on Agenda Setting Theory and Social Responsibility Theory. Survey research method was adopted while 40 copies of questionnaire were administered to respondents within NUJ, Osogbo and Ilorin while 32 copies were returned and analysed using frequency and percentage method. Finding show that the level of violence in the 2019 general election is moderate in so many states in Nigeria.  Also, inadequate security (40.6%) and greedy/godfatherism (28%) have been attributed to be the major factors accounted for violence in the 2019 General Election while …READ MORE …

POLITICAL COMMUNICATION AND THE BROADCAST MEDIA COVERAGE OF THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

The flexibility of radio and television especially in this political mediated era makes broadcast media a unique tool in reaching diverse electorates and it is on this notion that this paper examines political communication and the broadcast media coverage of the 2019 general election. Survey research method was adopted coupled with 50 copies of questionnaires that were printed and administered to the respondents within Auchi Township in which 45 copies were returned. The data were analyzed using frequency and percentage method. The research findings showed that mass media especially broadcast media provides avenue for the citizens to get information about …READ MORE …

INFLUENCE OF SEXUAL MUSICAL VIDEOS ON THE SEXUAL ORIENTATIONS OF MASS COMMUNICATION STUDENTS

The research is set out to examine the influence of Sexual Musical Videos on the Sexual Orientations of Mass Communication Students of Osun State Polytechnic Iree. The study is necessary at this time as many youth are seen with earpiece plug to their smartphones and tablet enjoying different kinds of music especially Hip hop as major source of entertainment. The study was anchored on Social Learning Theory and Cultivation Theory. Survey research method was adopted in which questionnaires 100 copies of questionnaire were administered to students that were purposive selected across departments within Osun State Polytechnic Iree community out of …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF GNS COURSES ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF MASS COMMUNICATION STUDENTS

There are so many forms of education but focus here is that of formal education which is considered to be a structured system usually from primary to the tertiary institution. It is learning that occur in the classroom offered by trained teachers. Similarly, formal education is one mediated through institutional arrangements such as schools and universities. It is also an educational model to deliver a pre-defined curriculum and offered by institutions. It is a process of training and developing people in knowledge, skills, mind, and character in a structured and certified program (Igi global, 2016). Formal education is a systematic,  …READ MORE …

THE IMPACT OF RELIGION BODIES IN MORAL STANDARDS OF STUDENTS

The research examines the impact of religion bodies in moral standards among Osun state Polytechnic Iree students. This research is anchored on Social Categories Theory. The study adopted survey research method coupled with 120 copies that was administered to the respondents within OSPOLY campus. Out of 120 copies of questionnaire that was administered, only 90 copies were returned and analysed using frequency and percentage data analysis method. Finding show that majority of the respondents often exposed to various religion activities directly or indirectly within their campus while it is also noted that 44.4% of the respondents admitted that religion bodies …READ MORE …

ASSESSMENT OF AVAILABILITY OF LECTURE HALLS ON ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

The study accesses the availability of lecture halls on academic activities of Osun State Polytechnic Iree students. Survey research method was used and questionnaire was administered to 100 respondents which were picked across the faculties using accidental sampling method. The data collected were analysed using frequency and percentage method. Findings show that OSPOLY is boasted of several lecture halls, although, not at the most conducive status due to poor ventilation, inadequate fans, poor address system, overcrowding and lots more. It is noted that good learning environment enhances learning, promote love for academic, reduce boredom and enhance concentration while poor learning …READ MORE …

TELENURSING: BARRIER, CHALLENGES AND WAY FORWARD

 This refers to an emerging practice in the field of nursing where nurses can remotely to relate, treat, prescribe and response to patients anywhere in the world with the aids of modern information and communication technologies (ICTs). There are several factors that are currently responsible for the growing nature of telenursing in the world and in Nigeria in particular such as high demand for the easy access and convenience health treatment, high media literacy, access to internet and other ICTs tool, confidence and determination to explore and seek help anywhere.  Another responsible factor is the enactment of law that and …READ MORE …

PUBLIC RELATIONS COPY AND ITS NECESSITY

Introduction             It should be recalled that public relations is a deliberate planned and sustained efforts to establish and maintain mutual understanding between an organisation and it publics. It means that an organisation, individual or institution has so many publics that it deals with at one time or the other and this publics can be reached through different platform depend on the issue, problem or condition necessitate the communication or interaction.             For the fact that public relations has to communicate to the organisation, individual or institution public it does this by writing or present it by spoken whichever way …READ MORE …

Historical Overview of Osun State Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC)

            The journey of what is today called Voice of the West, with four stations (two radio stations and two television stations), began from the snippets. It began on Monday, August 27 1991 when the then Military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (retired) announced the creation of Osun State. To indigenes of the new State who were serving at the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), 27th of August 1991 was the outcome of what everyone had expected.             However, it became inexcusable that they had to move to Osun State to establish the State’s owned media outfits. …READ MORE …

How to write Project Proposal

Project proposal otherwise research or thesis proposal often come after a problem  or a topic has been approved for a student. It is the proposal that will persuade and convince the project supervisor whether the supervisee is capable enough to handle the research or not.  Therefore, a research proposal is an editable blueprint of how a research will be conceptualised and operationalised, i.e what is the problem to solve, why is it considered a problem and how to solve it.                A proposal is thus define as a persuasive document or outline on how a problem can be solved …READ MORE …

IMPACT OF GATKEEPING ON NEWS CREDIBILITY OF A BROADCAST STATION

The research examined the Impact of Gatekeeping on News Credibility of a Broadcast Station (A case Study of Radio Lagos 107.5 FM). From the findings, it is clear that the role of gatekeepers cannot be overemphasised as it determines the quality of the media output or message. If the gatekeepers perform well, the integrity and reputation of the media will be effective. Survey research method was adopted. It is therefore recommended that media outfit should be employed qualified people that will be saddled with the role of opening and closing of information gate. Seminars and workshops should be continuous activities …READ MORE …