IJCRH Edition No.13

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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CURRENT RESEARCH IN THE HUMANITIES

NO.13 March 2012

ISSN: 0855-9740

LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS

Christopher Anyokwu, PhD, lectures in the Department of English, University of Lagos Nigeria Email Address: [email protected]

Sylvester Zifegha Ebigbagha, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of Fine, Industrial and Theatre Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

Odiri S. Ejeke, PhD, is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria.

A.Augustine-Neto Emiemokumo, MA (Art History Abraka & MA (African Studies) is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Fine , Industrial and Theatre Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Mrs Dinatu Iwala, PhD, lectures in the French Unit of the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria

Adlyn .O. Johnson, PhD, lectures in the Department of Teacher Education, Njala University, Sierra Leone.

Professor Abdal Mansaray, is a Professor in the Department of Teacher Education, Njala University, Sierra Leone.

Bright Ugulah, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of Fine, Industrial and Theatre Arts, Faculty of Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State

Felix Ovie Forae, PhD is a lecturer in the Department of History and International Studies, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State, email: [email protected]

Benedict Akpomuvie, PhD, is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, Delta State University, Abraka, Delta State

Chris Odoniowei Opukri, PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Political Science, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria

Luke Eyoh, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of English University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria 08023569440 e-mail: [email protected]

Omeh Obasi Ngwoke lectures in Department of English Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Port Harcourt 08033420735 [email protected]

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Chris Odoniowei Opukri, PhD Understanding the Youth Challenge in the Niger Delta………3

A. Augustine –Neto Emiemokumo, MA Modern African Art: Beyond Colonialism ….20

Professor Addullah Mansaray and Adlyn O.Johnson, PhD A Study in Sexual Abuse of in- School Adolescent Girls in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone…31

Odiri S. Ejeke PhD The Leadership Question and the Niger Delta Crisis…..43

Ebigbagha Zifegha Sylvester, PhD Art and Design in Nigeria: Composition as an Indispensable Tool for the Resolution of Uncertainties in visual Expression….54

Mrs. Dinatu Iwala, PhD French Language as an Important Tool in Eradicating Human Trafficking In Nigeria…90

Christopher Anyokwu, PhD Power Dementia and Dissent in Gabriel Okara’s The Voice…102

Luke Eyoh, PhD Language and Style in Osofisan’s Comic Plays: A Study in Stylistic Criticism…133

Felix Ovie Forae, PhD & Benedict Akpomuvie, PhD Ethnic and Communal Conflicts in Nigeria: Types, Causes and Consequences…152

Bright Ugulah, PhD Audience Perception of Newspaper Cartoons in Forming Public Opinions in Nigeria…171

Omeh Obasi Ngwoke Water Imagery and Meaning in J. P. Clark-Bekederemo’s The Raft190