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The Influence of ICT for Sustaining Teachers Effectiveness in Secondary Schools in Kano State, Nigeria (Published)

This study investigated the Impact of ICT and Teachers Effectiveness in Secondary schools in Kano State Nigeria. The aim was to determine the impact of ICT for the sustainable development of teachers’ effectiveness in the study area. Descriptive research design of the survey type was used to carry out this study. A sample of 150 teaches and 50 principals were selected, using purposive random sampling technique. The data collected were analyzed using Mean, Standard deviation, Pearson Product Moment correlation.  All the hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The population consisted of 152 students and 7031 teachers in public secondary schools in Kano State, Nigeria. The researcher utilized two sets of instruments, designated ICT Questionnaire (ICTQ) and Teachers Effectiveness Questionnaire respectively. The study revealed that there was significant relationship between ICT and teacher’s effectiveness in secondary schools in Kano State, Nigeria. Based on the findings, it was concluded that ICT was a critical variable in teachers’ effectiveness. It was therefore recommended that the school management should pay adequate attention to the teachers and allow greater access to ICT which wi11 make the teachers’ administration more effective. It was recommended that government should provide adequate supply of electricity in order to enhance the efficacy of computer gadgets and infrastructural materials which will facilitate the teaching and learning processes.


Keywords: Administration, Effectiveness, ICT, Learning, Skills, Teacher, Teaching, Technology

Business Continuity Management: Definitions, Drivers, Practices, Key processes and Effectiveness (Published)

This paper sheds light on the concept for business continuity management, its definitions, key processes and effectiveness. The paper gives also a clear understanding of the BCM drivers, practices 

Keywords: Business, Continuity, Drivers, Effectiveness, Management


The public sector constitutes the largest sector of the Nigerian economy. It employs the largest population of the labour force and also controls the bulk of the financial resources of the country. What this implies is that whatever adversely affects the public service has a huge multiplier effect on national development. The ghost can be a real person who knowingly or not is placed on the payroll, or a fictitious person invented by the dishonest employee. Thus, this paper attempts an x-ray the menacing ill of ghost workers, by the adoption of some basic accounting procedures to ensure internal control of public funds. This is because the public sector is the most venerable sector to employee frauds. The research findings show that public sector management in Kogi State has not lived up to expectation especially with regards to human resource management, good internal control system and good accounting  procedure to reduce the act of ghost workers, among others. The study recommends the formulation of good human resource and recruitment policy, attractive pay package and internal control/audit department.

Keywords: Corruption, Effectiveness, Efficiency, Fraud, Ghost, Public Sector

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