Convert HND to BSc in Nigeria: See how it works

OBJECTIVES The KWASU HND Conversion programme addresses the dichotomy between B.Sc. and HND certificate holders. The major aim is to provide a level playing field, by way of Bachelor’s degree programme, to HND holders determined to beat discriminations in the world of work. This programme also provides a platform on which a university degree holder, hitherto dissatisfied with his/her class of degree, could “top up” and come out better. In the same vein, a holder of University degree who may wish to cross into other related discipline is afforded the…

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Polytechnic Beginning is not the End of the Road (Inside Ospoly Episode 1)

Sometimes in 2005, a young man called Obasanjo was among the few distinctive distinction graduates from Osun State Polytechnic Iree during his National Diploma programme, the same year I was admitted into the department of Mass Communication (I did not meet him in school) but today he has achieved great locally and globally especially in the area of research.             Join me as I introduce to you Dr. Obasanjo Joseph OYEDELE from the Department of Communication & Language Arts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan. And he is the number 23rd product…

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Ospoly Higher National Diploma Admission for the 2017/2018 Academic Session is Out

Osun State Polytechnic, Iree has announced the sales of Higher National Diploma (HND) programmes for the 2017/2018 academic session. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for admission into the underlisted Higher National Diploma Programmes: Science Laboratory Technology (a) Chemistry option (b) Microbiology option (ii) Food Technology Statistics Mass communication Office Technology and Management Computer Science Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology (a) Power and Machine option (b) Electronics and Telecommunication option (viii) Computer Engineering Technology (ix) Civil Engineering Technology (x) Accountancy (xi) Banking and Finance (xii) Business Administration and Management…

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THE IMPACT OF ADVERTISING ON THE SALES AND CONSUMPTION OF COCA COLA WITH A STUDY OF LAITTOS UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Abstract The research was on the thrust to examine the impact of advertising on the sales and consumption of Coca-Cola with a study of Laittos University students. The research adopted survey method as a quantitative research and copies questionnaires were employed to elicit responses from the respondents that were drawn through an accidental sampling of 120 respondents. The theories that led support to this study were Cultivation Analysis and Persuasion Theory and Advertising: Strong and Weak Theory etc. According to these theories, media is responsible for shaping or cultivating viewers’…

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IMPACT OF CABLE TELEVISION ON CULTURAL IMPERIALISM: A study of DSTV viewership pattern in Port Harcourt

Abstract Western states like US, France, UK, etc are technological developed particularly in television and motion programmes this made them dominate other developing nations which include Nigeria, as a result, Nigerians portray Western cultures and values cultivated through the media. The research is on the thrust to examine the influence of cable television services on cultural imperialism and that is why research is anchored on cultural imperialism theory. Survey research method with the questionnaire was used to elicit data from respondents who are DSTV viewers in Port Harcourt metropolis. Findings…

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ROLE OF MEDIA IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION: A STUDY OF OFFA AND ERIN-ILE COMMUNAL CLASH

ROLE OF MEDIA IN CONFLICT RESOLUTION: A STUDY OF OFFA AND ERIN-ILE CRISIS CHAPTER ONE 1.0       Introduction 1.1       Background to the Study             Crisis, conflict and insecurity have over the year a common phenomenon in the world without exclusion of the third world and developing nations which Nigeria belongs, these are caused by ethnicity, religion differences, land dispute and boundary adjustment, political interest, selfishness and other interest.

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ROLE OF MASS MEDIA IN CRISIS RESOLUTION (A case study of Ife- Modakeke Crisis)

 Abstract The study concerned with the finding out the role of Mass Media in Crisis Resolution in the Society with Ife-Modakeke Crisis as a study. Research shows that mass media play a crucial role in society especially during crisis through educative and enlightenment programmes and adequate coverage of the latest gist as regards the situation, while mass media also partner with other stakeholders in ensuring that peace return to the two sides by keeping the police and other security informed while the media also try not to overstate the situation…

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PERCIEVED INFLUENCE OF SMARTPHONE USAGE ON THE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Abstract The research examined the influence of Smartphone usage on the Academic Performance of University Students with a case study of Babcock University, Ogun State. Smartphone especially blackberry and other Android phones have made surfing the internet among students easier and cheaper compared to the days when only assess to the internet was by going to a cyber café and later to the using of personal computer with modem etc, Survey research method was adopted coupled with 120 copies of questionnaires that were administered to 120 respondents of which 110…

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EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON PUBLIC RELATIONS PRACTICE

Abstract The core objective of this research was to examine the influence of Social Media on the Practice of Public Relations using Global Communication Nigeria Limited as a case study. Basically, the use of social media has increased among consumers around the world, causing an increase in the adoption of social media as tactics and means of sharing information and interactions among many public relations professionals and its publics. Critical reviews of related literature were made and relevant theory that was used to gratify the study was Mediamorphosis theory which…

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