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    List of Accepted Abstracts -- IGBO STUDIES ASSOCIATION 17TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, DOMINICAN UNIVERSITY, RIVER FOREST, CHICAGO, MAY 9-11, 2019

    1. “Apo Six” Killings Saga: Ethnicity and the Dynamics of ‘Corrupt Policing’ in Contemporary Nigeria, Akachi Odoemene, PhD, Department of History and International Studies, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
    2. “That They May Have Life” (John 10:10): A Study of John 10:1-18 in the Context of International Migration, Mary Emilia Aboekwe, Department of Religion and Society, Faculty of Arts, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Uli, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    3. A Pragmatic Study of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, Christabel C. Onyema, PhD, Department of English and Literary Studies, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
    4. A Review of the Background Characteristics of Domestic Violence against Married Women in Nigeria, Happiness Onyebuchi Obiora-Ilouno, PhD, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    5. A Socio-Ontological Discourse on Religion and Entrepreneurship of the Igbo People, Rev. Chukwuemeka Columbus Agua, Department of General Studies, Trinity Theological College, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.
    6. A Study on the Notion that Igbo Language is Endangered: Reality or Myth, Nnenna Jenny Godswill, Heroes Academy, Apo Resettlement, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
    7. Aku Ruo Ulo, O Kwuo Onye Kpatara Ya: Nziputa Ya N'Akwukwo Agumagu Igbo Ndi A Hooro, Okammuta Nkechinyere Nwokoye, Mahadum Nnamdi Azikiwe, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    8. Aku Ruo Ulo: A Re-Thinking of Igbo Value System, Elizabeth Ihuoma Okoroafor, Department of Igbo, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria, and Donatus Nnawuihe Epuchie, Department of Nigerian Languages, Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    9. Aku Ruo Ulo: Materialism, Individualism and Social Responsibility, Mercy A. Okafor, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    10. Alternative Dispute Resolution and Igbo Cosmology: A Panacea to Individual and Group Survival in the Face of Current Economic Realities in Nigeria, Dr. (Barr.) Solomon Sunday Duru, Department of History and International Studies, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria, and Dr. Nwosu N. Johnson, Department of History and International Studies, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria
    11. An Appraisal of the Legal Framework for the Protection of the Right to Safe Food in Nigeria and the United States of America, Uzoamaka Gladys Eze, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    12. Analysis of the Roles of Media and Traditional Leaders in Fostering Harmonious Relationship Between Herdsmen and Host Communities in Igboland, Maureen Ifeyinwa Nwanolue, Department of Mass Communication, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria, Charity Chioma Obi, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Chikaodili Nkemakonam Obimma, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    13. Analytic Ethics and Folklores: Re-reading Achebe and Okechukwu’s Narratives, Ijeoma Nwajiaku, PhD, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    14. Animation: Panacea for Preserving Igbo Language and Culture from Extinction, Ngozi Grace Egonu, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education Owerri, Imo State, and Ginikanwa Regina Owuamanam, Police Children School, Amakohia, School 1, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    15. Are Cases of Violence against Women Given Prominence in Media Organizations in Igboland, Nigeria? Views of Broadcast Journalists in Select Igbo Cities, Angela Nwammuo, ILMA Research Entity, North West University, South Africa, Njide Ezeonyejiaku, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria, Ijeoma Obi, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Oyindamola Ajayi, North West University, South Africa.
    16. Assessment of the Igbo Native Speaker Elites’ Level of Awareness and Application of the Igbo Standard Orthography in Speech and in Writing, Ugochi Happiness Ikonne, PhD, Department of Teacher Education, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    17. Assessment of the Level of Comprehension and the Use of Ìgbò Collocations and Aphorisms among the Ìgbò Native Speakers in Senior Secondary Schools, Ugochi Happiness Ikonne PhD, Department of Teacher Education, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    18. Biafra-Nigeria War Inventions and the Underdevelopment of Technical Education in Igboland: What is to be Done, Chidi O. Enemuo, System Analyst and Programmer, Paul University ICT Unit, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    19. Biafra-Nigeria War, Dr. Romanus S. Umeh, Senior Lecturer, International Relations, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria, and Prof. Greg Ike Ibe, Chancellor, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria.
    20. Biafra-Nigeria War, Finian Tochi Onyeoziri, P.O. Box 316 Enyiogugu, Aboh Mbaise L.G.A. Imo State, Nigeria.
    21. Bribery and Corruption: A Hindrance to Effective Policing in Nigeria, Uche Gloria Asukwu, Shawsand Medical Centre, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and Chibueze Benedict Asukwu, Eleme Petrochemical Complex, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
    22. Bribery, Corruption and Obstacles to Effective Policing, Blessing C. Onyenekwe, Computer and Information System Officer, Police Pay Office, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    23. Business Inventory Management Competencies Required of Business Education Graduates for Successful Entrepreneurship in Delta State, Nneka Rita Udoye, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Federal College of Education, Asaba, Delta State, Nigeria.
    24. Christianity and the Concepts of Alusi, Muo and Ndi Ichie: A Conflict of Ignorance, Dr. Tony N. Nwaezeigwe, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of African Studies, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
    25. Christianity, Igbo Traditional Religion and Islamization, Promise Oparanozie, PhD, Imo State University, Imo State, Nigeria.
    26. Climate Change and Environmental Protection: Influence of Acquired Taste on Igbo Vegetation and Ecosystem, Uchenna Mariestella Nzewi, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nkiru Christiana Ohia, and Nwamaka Eunice Mbakwe, Faculty of Education, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
    27. Climate Forcing of Forest Cover: Pathway for the Transformation of Food Systems in Igboland, John Didacus Njoku, Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.
    28. Colorism and the Construction of Beauty in Traditional Igbo Society, Arua Eke Arua, PhD, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana.
    29. Communal Conflicts and Rural Housing Development in the North Central Region of Nigeria, Stanislaus Anabaraonye Okeahialam, PhD, Department of Estate Management, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, and Mohammed Naguto, Department of Estate Management, Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.
    30. Competency in Igbo Language and the Challenges of Health Care Delivery in Igboland, Jovita Agim, Department of Environmental Technology, School of Environmental Sciences, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    31. Conflict Resolution in Igboland: The Case of Osu Phenomenon, Marc Gospel Opara, School of Postgraduate Studies, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    32. Culture and Attitudes Regarding Domestic Violence against Juveniles brought in as Domestic Workers from Rural to Urban Areas in Nigeria, Miracle Oluchi Anih, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.
    33. Curbing Domestic Violence in Eastern Nigeria: The Social Media Option, Joy Unuye Longe, Africa Development Magazine, Abuja, Nigeria.
    34. Demographic Characteristics as Correlates of Marital Adjustment of Female Bank Workers in Anambra State, Jovita Chinyere Emele, PhD, Department of Social Sciences, School of General Studies, Federal Polytechnic Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    35. Development and Validation of Healthy Ageing Promotion Package among the Different Age Cohorts in Anambra State, Nigeria, Dr. Theresa Chika Maduekwe, Madonna University, Elele Campus, Nigeria.
    36. Documentation of Women’s Life Stories and Personal Accounts of the Nigeria-Biafra War: Exposing Gallantry and Boldness, Dr. Lucy Mgbengasha Apakama, Department of Nigerian Languages, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    37. Domestic Violence against Children, Treasure Chigozirimu Ani, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.
    38. Domestic Violence Against Newly Married Women, Ijeoma A. Azuoma, Department of Surveying and Geo-Informatics, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    39. Domestic Violence in Igbo Homes: A Contributor to Social Vices among the Igbo Youth, Lady Eunice Ngozi Nwaigwe, President, National Council of Women’s Societies, Abia State Chapter, Nigeria.
    40. Domestic Violence, Joseph Iwuoha, Federal College of Land Resource Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    41. Dynamics of Igbo–Ogbia Relations, 1900-2015, Esther Egele-Godswill, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
    42. Ebe onye bi ka o na-awachi: Implications for the Development of Igboland, Chukwudi S. Osondu, PhD, Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, and Tochukwu Chukwudi-Osondu, Department of Computer Science, University of Middlesex, London, United Kingdom.
    43. Ebube Ndi Igbo, Reginard Ifanyi Okoroafor, Tourism and Hotel Management, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    44. Ecofeminism and Dualism: Recovering Igbo Spirit of Interconnectedness for Ecological Sustainability, Okechukwu C. Njoku, PhD, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Engr., Stephen M. Njoku, 2 Alode Pipeline Road, Nchia Eleme, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
    45. Education as a Social Justice Issue in Nigeria, Johnson Ugochukwu Ofoegbu, PhD, Department of Educational Foundation and Administration, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, and Hyacinth Udah, PhD, Griffith University, Australia.
    46. Effects of Kaolin Mining on Soil and Vegetation: A Case Study of Agbaghara Nsu, Ehime Mbano, Imo State, Chukwuemeka Cosmas Ndulaka, and Prof. E. C. Nzegbule, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria.
    47. Egwu Onwa, Oriaku Patience Obiageli Ani, School Leaving Certificate, Kuje Secondary School Agboju, LASU-Isheri Road, Lagos, Nigeria.
    48. Enforcement of Human Rights and Children’s Rights in Southeastern Nigeria: A Prescriptive Approach, Chukunedum Obianenue, Faculty of Law, North West University, South Africa, and Cynthia Okafor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    49. Enhancing Science and Technological Developments through Metal Fabrication and other Cultural Practices in Eastern Nigeria, Ugochukwu Godswill Ogbuehi, Bachelor of Technology in Industrial Physics, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    50. Examination Malpractice in Nigerian Schools: A Shift in Traditional Igbo Value of Hardwork, Batholomew Agudosi, Business Development Officer, OITTS Engineering Services Limited, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
    51. Ezigbo Ndumodu Bara Uru, Grace Chinwe Ezennabike, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    52. Fabrics of Identity: The Flag and Biafra Identity (Re)Construction, Chizoma Oriaku, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    53. Female Genital Mutilation: A Deadly Culture in Igbo Land, Lilian Ebenyi, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Biotechnology, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Nigeria.
    54. Feminist Undertones in Ukpo Women’s Music, Ijeoma Iruka Forchu, PhD, Research Fellow, Department of Music, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, Nigeria.
    55. Floodwater Harvesting: The Ecosystem Tool and Solution to Soil Conservation and Management in Igboland, Nigeria, John Didacus Njoku, Department of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.
    56. From Osita Osadebe, Oliver de Coque, and Sir Warrior to Flavour, Phyno, and Zoro: A Critical Reading of Igbo Praise Singing in Popular Culture, Chijioke Azuawusiefe, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
    57. Gender Resocialization and Family Stability in Igboland, Engr, Chijioke Jude Anyanwu, School of Postgraduate Studies, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    58. Girl-Child Education, Chidiogo Melvis Agbachi, Institute of Management and Technology, Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria.
    59. Hope in Hard Times: Empowering Widows through Library and Information Services, Stella Ngozi Ifeoma Anasi, PhD, Head, Research and Bibliographic Department, University of Lagos Library, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria.
    60. Human and Children’s Rights in Southeastern Nigeria: A Visual Arts Perspective, Williams Agoagbara Osita, PhD, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Abia State University, Uturu, and Arch. Samuel Uchendu Uzoanaya, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria.
    61. Identity Beyond Boarders: Contesting the Gendered Space in Ama Ata Aidoo’s The Dilemma of a Ghost (1965), Osita C. Ezenwanebe, PhD, Professor of Theatre Arts, Department of Creative Arts (Theatre Unit), University of Lagos, Nigeria.
    62. Igbo Automobile Spare-parts Dealership and Trade in Nigeria: Opportunities, Challenges and Implications for Development, Israel Sunday Obilor, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    63. Igbo Bu Agburu Ńkà (Igbo: A Royal Family of Creativity and Innovation), Joachim Chijioke Okoroafor, PhD, Philosophy Lecturer, Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, Nigeria.
    64. Igbo Diaspora: Challenges of Wealth Repatriation in the Face of Huge Investment Opportunities, Ikechukwu Kamah, School Director, Heroes Academy, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria.
    65. Igbo Diaspora: Wealth Repatriation and Investment Opportunities in Igboland, Rita C. Nze, Bursary Department, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria.
    66. Igbo Diaspora: Wealth Repatriation and Investment Opportunities in Igboland; Operation Think Home, Build Home, Euphemia Anwulika Udanoh, Business Analyst, Core Business Technologies, Euphyrich Integrated Concepts, Lagos, Nigeria.
    67. Igbo Medicine and Health: Our Heritage to be Embraced, Mrs. Chinelo Rose Onwualu, Confucius Institute, Chinese Language Department, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    68. Igbo Popular High Life Music and the Question of Youth Morality and Value Development: The Example of Oliver De Coque and Osita Osadebe, Stella Onyinyechi Ikoro, Department of Languages and Communication, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, and Ezechi Onyerionwu, Department of Languages and Communication, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria.
    69. Igbo Traditional Institutions as Organic Social Structure Fundamental to “Aku Ruo Ulo”: A Model for African Renaissance, Chika J. B. Gabriel Okpalike, PhD, Lecturer/ Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor (Academic Matters), Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
    70. Igbo Women Empowerment and Patriarchy: Graphic Art Reflection, Ogochukwu Violet Okoye, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    71. Igbo Women’s Identity in Selected Works by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Rose A. Sackeyfio, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Liberal Studies, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina, USA.
    72. Ijele Masquerade: A Religious Belief, Symbol of Pride and Authority, Represented in a Three Dimensional Stylised Sculptural Piece, Ephraim Ugochukwu, PhD, Department of Fine and Applied Arts/Music (Sculpture Section), Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi, State, Nigeria, and Emokpae Charles Osa, Department of Languages Linguistics Literary Studies and Theater Arts, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    73. Iji Asụsụ Igbo Akụzi Sayensi Sọbjekti ga n’Ulọakwụkwọ Sekọndrị: Itụgharị Skimu Bayọlọji ndị SS 2, Taamụ Nke Abụọ, Nkechinyere B. Ohaike, PhD, Acting Director, Academic Planning, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    74. Ills of Piracy on Intellectual Property (IP): The Case of Igboland, Nkechi Okechukwu Ezinma, Law Enforcement Officer, Nigerian Copyright Commission, Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
    75. Impact of Globalization on Economic Development in Southeastern Nigeria, Callistus Obiora Ezeoke, Department of Social Sciences, School of General Studies, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    76. Improving on Second Language Use as a Veritable Tool for Ensuring National Security in Nigeria, Dr. Zebulon Iwuala, Acting Director, Acculturation Programme, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    77. Indigenous Language Education in Nigeria: The Way Up and Forward, Hope Ifunanya Ogar, Teacher Educator, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Ukamaka Julie Udensi, PhD, Teacher Educator, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    78. Indigenous Snack Branding: Prototype Packages for a Variety of Breadfruit Products in Anambra State, Nigeria, Ikenna Obumneme Aghanya, Principal Lecturer and Head, Graphics Section, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    79. Inland/Dry Ports as Catalyst in Maritime Logistics Development in the Nigerian Economy: The Case of the Southeastern Area, Kenneth N. Akali, Public Management and Governance, School of Public Policy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Felix Nwangwa, Legal Practitioner, Maritime Business Consultant and Estate Developer, Lagos, Nigeria.
    80. Intellectual Property in Nigeria, David Ebubechukwu Ani, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    81. Investment Opportunities in Igboland, Mr. Raymond B.C. Ekechi, Porto-Novo International School, Porto-Novo, Republic of Benin.
    82. O Ji Onye N’ala Ji Onwe Ya: Ndị Igbo Na Mmepe Obodo, Gladys Ifeoma Udechukwu, PhD, Department of Igbo, African and Asian Studies, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
    83. Kolanut and its Significance in Igboland, Grace Uche Iloh, Theatre Arts, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Igbariam, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    84. Land Tenure System and Inheritance Right among the Igbo of Southern Nigeria, Anne Amuche Obiora, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, Igbariam, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    85. Land, Safety and Cooperation: Challenges to Diaspora Investment in Igboland, Chukwudi Solomon Osondu, PhD, Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Timothy Obumneme Ezeaku, Rector’s Office, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    86. An Evaluation of the Language Attitude of the Igbo Native Speakers and the Preservation of the Igbo Language and Culture, Chukwuemeka Cynthia Amechi, Group Head Teacher, Royal Rock Academy, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    87. Language: Pivotal of Igbo Identity, Chinasa Ekeoma, English Tutor, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    88. Laudatio si (On the Care of Our Common Home) in Traditional Ecological Ethics, John Mark Ogu, Graduate Student, Center of Health Care Ethics, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, USA.
    89. An Appraisal of the Legal Framework on the Recognition, Promotion and Protection of the Rights of the Igbo Child, Nneka Umejiaku, PhD, Faculty of Law, Department of Commercial and Property Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, and Helen Obiageli Obi, Faculty of Law, Department of Commercial and Property Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
    90. Making Something out of Nothing: Biafra-Nigeria War as Catalyst of Igbo Competitive Spirit and Never-Say-Die Instinct, Obi Iwuagwu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
    91. Marginalization and Insecurity in Nigeria: Revolutionary Strategies for the Igbo Man’s Investment, Evelyn Nwachukwu Urama, PhD, Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literary Studies and Theatre Arts, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Florence Chiji Albi-Oparaocha, PhD, College of Medicine, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    92. Marginalized in Nigeria, Marginalized in Igboland: Dilemma, Dynamics and Denial of Rights Infringement in Contemporary Biafra, 1999-2019, Professor Victor Ukaogo, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria.
    93. Marriage Crisis in Traditional Igbo System: What Conflict Management Role does Umuada Play? Cletus Onyema Obasi, PhD, Social Sciences Unit, School of General Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus, and Rebecca Ginikanwa Nnamani, Social Sciences Unit, School of General Studies, University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus.
    94. Music of Dead Heroes in Igboland: The Case of Ogidi Dance with Ancient Choreography, Obibi Ngozi Happiness, Obibi Avenue, Ebikoro Umuoba Uratta, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    95. The Igbo and Grassroots Struggles: The Narrative Construction of Hardship in Nollywood, Innocent Ebere Uwah, PhD, Department of Theatre and Film Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
    96. Ntụle Ụfọdụ Abụ Ọṅụ Nwa Ọnụ Igbo Maka Iweta Udo N’ime Ezi Na Ụlọ, Theodora Ngozi Nnebedum, Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literary Studies and Theatre Arts, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    97. Nursing Informatics as Key to Improving Nursing Practice, Selina Amara Metu, Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    98. Odenigbo Annual Lectures and Translation: Enriching Igbo Cultural and Linguistic Status, Juliana Ngozi Obieze, PhD, French Department, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    99. Of Rebellious Clergy and Protestant Laity: The Catholic Church and the Leadership Debacle in Ahiara Diocese, Akachi Odoemene, PhD, Department of History and International Studies, Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.
    100. Onye Ndọrọ Ndọrọ Na Usoro Ọchịchị n’Ala Igbo, Daniel Ihunanya Ilechukwu, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, and Chiamaka Patience Ilechukwu, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    101. Oral Literature as a Panacea in Worship: An Examination of Christianity and African Traditional Religion, Ngozi Manly Amaechi, PhD, Ebere Joy Amaechi, and Chinyere Nicole Amaechi, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    102. Ọrụ dịịrị ndị Igbo bi na mba ofesi na agụm akwụkwọ n’ịchekwa asụsụ Igbo na-anwụ anwụ n’ala Naịjirịa na mba ndị ọzọ, Crescentia N. Ugwuona, PhD, Ngalaba Lingwistiiks, Igbo na Asụsụ Naijiria Ndị Ọzọ, Mahadum Naịjịrịa, Nsụka.
    103. Perspectives on the Literature of the Nigeria-Biafra War: A Subjective Interpretation of Reality, Akachi Ezeigbo, Department of Languages, Linguistics, Literary Studies and Theatre Arts, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    104. Philosophical View on Igbo Traditional Medicines, Ngozi Theresa Onuora, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria, and Nkiru. E. Okoro, Federal Ministry of Health, Udi Department, Enugu State, Nigeria.
    105. Post War Policies of Nigeria’s Government and the Recurrent Threats of Secession by Igbo People of Nigeria, Augustine Okechukwu Agugua, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria.
    106. Preserving the Cultural Heritage of the Igbo, Njideka Chinanuekpere Korie, Dean of Studies, Mercy Girls’ High School, Umuezeala, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    107. Promoting Health through Traditional Herbal Treatment of Malaria in Southeastern Nigeria, Excel Chidimma Nweme, Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
    108. Promotion of Indigenous Languages and Cultural Values Through Nollywood Movies: A Contextual Analysis of Selected Igbo Movies, Angela Nwammuo, PhD, Indigenous Language Media in Africa Research Entity, Faculty of Humanities, North West University, South Africa, and Prof. Heuva William, Indigenous Language Media in Africa Research Entity, Faculty of Humanities, North West University, South Africa.
    109. Public Interest, Policy and Sustainable Governance as Imperatives of Development in Nigeria: The Southeastern Question, Kenneth N. Akali, Department of Public Management and Governance, School of Public Policy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, Damian C. Ukwandu, School of Public Policy, University of Johannesburg, South Africa, and Uchenna N. Achonu, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    110. Rare Igbo Values: Explication of Composite of Visual Arts, Ogochukwu Violet Okoye, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    111. Reawakening Igbo Cultural Consciousness, Moral Values, Norms and Practice, Kingsley Onyekachi Obinwa, Department of Social Studies, School of Arts and Social Sciences, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    112. Recycling, Remaking and Repurposing of Textiles as Sustainable Entrepreneurship for Wealth Creation in Igboland, Chika Chinyeogwa Chudi-Duru, PhD, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    113. Reflections on Bribery and Corruption: Policing, Police Ethics and Police Deviance, Chukwuemeka Nwosu, PhD, Senior Lecturer, Department Of History/International Studies, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    114. Religion and Belief Systems in Igboland, John Chukwudi Agbachi, Akwa Ibom State Polytechnics, Akw Ibom, Nigeria.
    115. Restorative Justice as Panacea to Unending Agitations: Reverberations from the Biafra-Nigeria War, 1967-1970, Chika Dike, Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria.
    116. Return to Igboland: Geographical Reality Check from the Perspective of Nigeria's Pastoral Crisis, Okechi Dominic Azuwike, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    117. Royalty and Custom in Igboland: Querying Culture and Kingship Portraitures in Nollywood Films, John Iwuh, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Theatre and Film Studies, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, Nigeria.
    118. Safeguarding the Best Interests of the Child in Adoption in Nigeria, Uju Obuka, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Customary and Indigenous Law, Faculty of Law, University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
    119. Science and Technology in Nigeria’s Development, David Chukwu, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.
    120. Science and Technology: Visual Arts and Artists Perspective: Southeastern Nigeria Examples, Williams Agoagbara Osita, PhD, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Abia State University, Uturu, and Arch. C. E. Azubuine, Department of Architecture, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Abia State University, Uturu.
    121. Security Challenges and the Propriety of a Decentralized Police in Nigeria: The Role of the Igbo, Angela E. Obidimma, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Emmanuel O. C. Obidimma, PhD, Professor of Laws, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    122. Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Dr. Chima Josephat Ubanyionwu, Associate Professor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam Campus.
    123. Social Responsibility: An Instrument to Stop Women’s Engagement in Wars and Conflicts for Sustainable Peace, Security and Development, Blessing Chioma Onwubie, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    124. Socio-Economic Discourse on Igbo Home-Coming Fever, Elvis Chibuzor Ohiaeri, Department of Protocols, Federal Road Safety Corp, Nkalagu Unit Command, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    125. Tackling Poverty in Igboland by Growing Engineering-based SMEs, Akubude Barth Chukwujekwu, Soltronix Intergrated Ltd, Amawbia, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    126. Teacher Quality and Academic Performance of the Indigenous Language Students in Nigeria, Afoma Rosefelicia Okudo, Department of Arts and Social Sciences Education, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
    127. Technology for Sustainable Development: Challenges and Prospects of ‘Nka Na Ụzụ Ndi Igbo’ (Igbo Technology) in a Globalized Economy, Emmanuel Udechukwu Unegbu, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
    128. The Aesthetics of Traditional Igbo Sculptures: Imperatives for Self-Identity, Rediscovery and Restoration of Old Glory, Francis Nnamdi Ikwuegbu PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    129. The Challenge of Migration Theory and the Antiquity of the Igbo in their Present Environment, Fidelis Ebere Onuoha, PhD, Department of Religious Studies, Faculty of Humanities, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    130. The Church and the Government: A Panacea to the “Ethical” Charlatans or Hypocrisy of the Rural Leaders - Igwe, Ozor, Ichie and Umunna Phenomenon in Igboland, Rev. Fr. Peter Uche Onuoha Mssp, Divine Mercy Co-Cathedral, Molyko, Catholic Diocese Of Buea, Cameroon.
    131. The Correlation between Brain Processes and Interrelational Experiences in Human Development: An Igbo Relational Perspective, Glory Oluchi Njoku, Community College of Allegheny (CCAC), Northside, Pittsburgh, USA.
    132. The Democracy of Exclusion in Nigeria, Jerome Ikechukwu Okonkwo, Department of Philosophy, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    133. The Discard of History and Folklore Studies in Nigeria Basic Education and Its Consequence on the Igbo Nation, Ogbenyealu Amtita Ajuzie, Lecturer in English Language, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    134. The Impact of Western Civilization on the Rise of Domestic Violence in Igboland, Ngozi Rose Esinwoke, Educationist, Ministry of Education, Central Area, Abuja.
    135. The Interface of Social and Criminal Justice on Women’s Empowerment in Nigeria, Professor Felicia Anyogu, Department of Commercial and Property Law, Faculty of Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    136. The Marginalization of the Igbo Nation and the Call for Restructuring, Amaka Kamah, School Proprietress, Heroes Academy, Apo Resettlement, Garki, Abuja.
    137. The Reflection of Igbo Values and Culture in the Face of Westernization, Ndidiamaka Flora Ezema, Faculty of Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria.
    138. The Role of the Family in Mother Tongue Literacy of Pre-Primary-Age Children, Chidinma Okeogu, PhD, Former Director Academic Planning, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria, and Professor Obiajulu Emejulu, Professor of Communication and Language Arts, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba, Abia State, Nigeria.
    139. The Second Skin Aesthetic and Cultural Fidelity in Selected Nollywood Screen Drama, Anthony Duruaku, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    140. The Socio-Religious Discourse on the Igbo People’s Mobility and Migration Dexterity, Dr Kingsley Okoro, Department of History and Strategic Studies, Philosophy, Religious and Cultural Studies, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
    141. The Spiritual Itinerary of an Igbo Androgyny in Flora Nwapa’s Eponymous Novel, Efuru, Dr. Ada Uzoamaka Azodo, Indiana University Northwest, Gary, Indiana, USA.
    142. The Use of Proverb as a Compendium of Discourse: The Igbo Experience, Ukamaka Julie Udensi, PhD, Teacher Educator, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria, and Hope Ifunanya Ogar, Teacher Educator, Federal College of Education (Technical), Umunze, Anambra State, Nigeria.
    143. Traditional Modes of Communication in Igboland: The Quest for Retention, Jane Nkechi Onuoha, Igbo Tutor, Bukkris Adeola Schools, Lagos, Nigeria.
    144. Transhumance and the Struggle for Grazing Land and Water: A Socio-Legal Analysis of the Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes in Nigeria, Thaddeus Chukwuka Eze, PhD, Associate Professor of Law and Head, Department of Criminology and Security Studies, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam.
    145. Upholding and Preserving Igbo Cultural Heritage, Chinonso Christian Korie, Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria.
    146. Visual Arts as Intellectual Property: Southeastern Nigeria Dimension, Williams Agoagbara Osita, PhD, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Faculty of Environmental Studies, Abia State University, Uturu.
    147. Water Purification: The Essence of Public Enlightenment at the Local Community Level, Hope Ihuoma Anyiam, General Manger, Imo State Water Cooperation, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    148. Women Empowerment and Patriarchy: An Appraisal, Nneka Umejiaku, PhD, Faculty of Law, Department of Commercial and Property Law, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.
    149. Women Empowerment in Pottery: Ceramic Art and Patriarchy in Igboland, an Imperative for National Development, Victoria Ifeoma Konkwo, Department of Fine and Applied Arts, Imo State University, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    150. Women in Wars and Conflicts in Nigeria, Esther Amarachi Anih, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.
    151. Women Inheritance in Igboland: An Application of Zelophehad’s Daughter’s Principle, Eunice Ify Anyacho, Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria, and Ernest O. Anyacho, Federal College of Education, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria.
    152. Women’s Empowerment and Patriarchy: A Case Study of the Nigerian Woman, Lady Isabella E. Asinobi, Department of Nigerian Languages, Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
    153. Young Igbo Female Characters and the Migrant Narrative in 21st Century Nigerian Literature, Chinyere Otuu Egbuta, Department of Languages and Communication, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria, and Ezechi Onyerionwu, Department of Languages and Communication, Abia State Polytechnic, Aba, Nigeria.

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