IJCRH Edition No.23

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P-ISSN: 0855-9740 E-2773-837X


An Analysis of the Communicative Skills of Undergraduate Students of the University of Cape Coast from a Linguistic Perspective 1

Richard T. Torto

History and Culture as Catalysts for Socialisation in Olu

Obafemi’s Ogidi Mandate 20

Adeyemi Oluwadamilare Oresanya

Tone in the Nyifon and Igbo Languages: A Preliminary

Comparative Study 33

Ebele Deborah Uba and Cecilia Amaoge Eme

The Post-Colonial Dilemma, Impact and Implications on African Art Culture: Functional Shift in Lineage Woodcarving Art in Iseyin, Nigeria 48

Otonye Bille Ayodele and Samson Adekunle Babalola

Constructing National Identity through Music: Examples from Selected Nigerian Musical Composition 64

Chukualuka Akoni and Ogochuku Anigala

Contemporary Historiography and Realism: The Postmodernist Question 77

Oluwaseyi Paul Adebile

Management of Departmental Theatrical Productions in Selected Nigerian Universities 87

John Ndubuisi Bardi and Bashiru Akande Lasisi

A Critique of John Rawls’ Theory of Justice and its Relevance to Nigerian Politics 97

Daniel Obasooto

Religious Hypocrisy and Extremism: Bane to Good Governance in the Selected Novels of Two Francophone African Writers 116

Sikiru Adeyemi Ogundokun

Women and the Girl Child: Creating a Conversational Space of Equality 128

Chinyere Lilian Okam

Significance of Vocal Art Pedagogy Module Offered by the Tshwane University of Technology 148

Sakhiseni Joseph Yende and Mhlabuhlangene Buthelezi

Financing Community Development: “Nkushi-Nkwu” A

Self-Help Fund-Raising Activity Among the Igbo of Nigeria 160

Obi Iwuagwu

Professionalising the Management of Nigeria’s Public

Performing Arts and Culture Institutions 176

Stanley Timeyin Ohenhen

Aesthetics used in Directing Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman 202

Isaiah Ode and Thomas Onyonyor

“Yeah I Said It”: Rihanna, the Real Rap and the Parable of the Trickster 223

Tanji Gilliam

Biblical Intervention in the Reconciliation of the Misconstrued Understanding of Gender Complex in Marriage 231

Clement Temitope Ogunlusi and Ibiyinka Olusola Adesanya

Film and Aesthetics: Reflecting Yoruba Cultural Heritage in Tunde Kelani’s Saworo Ide, Agogo Eewo and Arugba 244

Olugbenga Elegbe and Sunday Benjamin Adepoju

Political Vision and Creativity in Selected Plays of Contemporary Nigerian Dramatists 260

Benji N. Egede and Kingsley I. Ehiemua

Effects of Socio-Indices on Intonational Patterns in English Discourses 280

Uchechukwu Ifeoluwa Nnamdi

Emblematic Analysis of APC “Broom” and PDP “Umbrella” Logos as Symbols of Communication 306

Daniel Ofomegbe Ekhareafo and Oluwaseyi F. Victor

The Trajectory of Conflict and Child Abuse in Contemporary Nigeria 320

Friday Ifeanyichukwu Ogbuehi

Baptismal Rite and Decimation of Christianity: An Expository Study of Acts 19:1-7 331

Samson Bisi Oladosu

Historiographical Understanding of Group Perceptions:

The Ijaw and their Neighbours in the Niger Delta 342

Ezuwobomude Emmanuel Eweke

Abi Alabo Derefaka and the Reconstruction of the Cultural History of the Niger Delta 363

Charles O. Asuk

Nollywood Narratives on Social Exclusion and the Challenges of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria 383

Ambrose Oroboh Uchenunu and Comfort Ene Obaje