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Nigerian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences publish original research articles in the field of Agriculture, Biological and Physical Sciences, Medicine and Veterinary Sciences and Energy Research.

2020, Vol: 28, Issue: 1


Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.

    Research Article

  • Statistical Modelling of Comorbidity Effect on Second Cancer
    Emmanuel Segun Oguntade, Matthew Damilare Oladimeji,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 85-92
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.11

  • DERMINANTS OF RICE FARMERS INVESTMENT IN VALUE ADDITION AND ITS EFFECT ON POVERTY STATUS IN KEBBI STATE, NIGERIA.
    AISHA SIMBIAT HUSSAINI, OLADIMEJI YUSUF USMAN,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 75-84
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.10

  • Isolation of Biofilm Producing Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Hospitalized Orthopaedic Patients in Kano State, Nigeria
    Dominic Agbo Oche , Umar Abdulrahim, Amaka Sylvia Oheagbulem, Busayo Olalekan Olayinka
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 66-74
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.9

  • Original Research

  • Evidence of Malnutrition and its Associated Factors among Under-five Children in Danko-Wasagu Kebbi State, North-western Nigeria
    Sanusi Bello Mada, Keziah David Bawa, Muhammad Auwal Saliu, Auwalu Garba, Muawiya Musa Abarshi, Aliyu Muhammad, Ibrahim Garba,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 56-65
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.8

  • Modeling the Effect of Bank Specific Factors on Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Nigeria: Panel Data Regression Approach
    Yisa Yakubu, Mercy Sitamara Egopija,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 40-47
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.6

  • Split-plot Central Composite Experimental Design Method for Optimization of Cake Height to Achieve desired Texture
    Yisa Yakubu, Zulihat Queen Aliyu, Abubakar Usman, Patience Evans,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 30-39
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.5

  • SPECTROPHOTOMETRY DETERMINATION OF CAFFEINE AND VITAMIN B6 IN BEVERAGES, ENERGY/SOFT DRINKS AND HERBAL PRODUCTS
    Ogunneye, Adeyemi Lawrence, Gbadamosi, Muideen Remilekun, Falegbe Oluwaseun H. and Badejo, Olayemi Aderanti, Kadiri Tajudeen Muhammed
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 22-29
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.4

  • Resuscitation of Bacteria after Dechlorination of Treated Drinking Water
    Olusoji Olusegun Adebisi, Yetunde I. Kayode, Tayo M. Kayode-Isola, Bilikis A. Saka
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 15-21
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.3

  • Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases (ESBLs) and Metallo-BetaLactamases (MBLs) Among Healthy and Hospitalized Children in Abraka and Eku Communities, Delta State, Nigeria
    OLIVIA SOCHI EGBULE, Erkison Ewomazino Odih
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 7-14
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.2

  • Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) Juice Inhibits Key Carbohydrate Metabolising Enzymes Associated With Type II Diabetes Abbreviated version of title: Beetroot Juice is a Hypoglycemic Agent.
    Henrietta Ayodele Oboh, Oghenerukevwe Anne Obayiuwana, Eghe Osawaru Aihie, JOY ISOKEN IYAYI, EMMANUEL JIMMY UDOH
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2020; 28(1): 1-6
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v28i1.1

  • Evaluation of Physicochemical Parameters and Some Heavy Metals from Tannery Effluents of Sharada and Challawa Industrial Areas of Kano State, Nigeria
    A.N. Shaibu, A.A. Audu
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 162-171
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.22

  • Isolation of Quarcetin-3-O-β-D-glucopyranoside from the Ethanol Leaf Extract of Ficus sycomorous L. (Moracaea)
    I. Atiku, U.U. Pateh, I. Iliya, A.M. Musa, M.I. Sule, Y.M. Sani, U.A. Hanwa, S.M. Abdullahi
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 157-161
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.21

  • Original Research

  • Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic Effect of Methanol Extract of Hibiscus Sabdariffa Seed in Alloxan Induced Diabetic Albino Rats
    F. S. Adefolalu, J. S. Salawa, T. Y. Gara and A. N. Abubakar
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 151-156
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.20

  • Review Article

  • Sickle Cell Disease among Blacks; the Possible Pivotal Role of Precision Medicine: A Focused Review on Management of Pain
    M. A. Ndakotsu and S. A. Balarabe
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 142-150
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.19

  • Original Research

  • Brine Shrimp Cytotoxic and Lemna minor Phytotoxic Evaluations of the Methanol Extracts of the Leaves, Stem and Root Barks of Sacrocephalus latifolius
    E. O. Ikpefan
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 136-141
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.18

  • Modelling Subsidy as a Cooperative Advertising Channel Coordination Mechanism
    P. E. Ezimadu
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 127-135
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.17

  • Shell Growth Pattern and Percentage Flesh Yield of the West African Clam, Galatea paradoxa (Born, 1778) from Itu Creek, Niger Delta Nigeria
    V. F. Akinjogunla and R. O. Moruf
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 119-126
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.16

  • Ex-Vivo Uterine Activity of Theobroma Cacao (Malvaceae) Aqueous Seed Extract and Cymbopogon Citratus (Poaceae) Aqueous Leaf Extract A Preliminary Investigation
    E. E. Bafor and G. U. Omogiade
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 108-118
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.15

  • Isolation of Epicatechin from the Stem Bark of Neocarya macrophylla (Sabine) Prance (Chrysobalanaceae)
    A. J. Yusuf, M. I. Abdullahi, A. M. Musa, A. K. Haruna, V. Mzozoyana and A. Sanusi
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 101-107
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.14

  • Evaluation of Growth and Fruit Quality of Cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.) Irrigated with African Catfish Cultured Wastewater
    A.O. Akinwole, A.B. Dauda and E.B. Oyewole
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 95-100
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.13

  • Expression of Wild-Type p53 by Curcumin, Alpinetin and Flavokawain B in Colorectal Cancer cells Expressing R273H Mutant p53
    I. Malami, A. Muhammad, I. B. Abubakar and A. M. Alhassan
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 88-94
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.12

  • Prevalence and Risk Factors of Malaria in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria
    Z. H. Madobi
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 76-87
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.11

  • A Modified Boost-Boost High Gain DC-DC Converter for Photovoltaic (PV) Based Off Grid Applications
    H. Isah, Y. M. Sagagi and A. Bako
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 70-75
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.10

  • Analysis of Structure and Efficiency of Cassava Marketing in Ado-Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Nigeria
    H. Egwuma, A. E. Muhammed, O. A. Ojeleye, Y. U. Oladimeji and A. A. Hassan
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 62-69
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.9

  • Screening and Selection of Cryptococcus Neoformans Using Urease Activity and Temperature Range
    E. A. Oghomwenakhin and L. Eboigbe
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 57-61
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.8

  • Effect of Terminalia catappa Leaves Extract on Corrosion of Mild Steel using Response Surface Methodology
    A. O. Okewale, O. A. Adesina and B. H. Akpeji
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 47-56
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.7

  • Antinociceptive Effect of the Ethanol Leaf Extract of Balanites aegyptiaca Linn in Albino Rats
    O. A. Sodipo, J. Yakubu, A. M. Dungus and B. Wampana
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 39-46
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.6

  • Anti-nutritional Composition of Honey Samples from Four Northern States of Nigeria
    O. B. Oriolowo, O. J. John, D. S. Abubakar, T. M. Jonah and D. Ismaila
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 32-38
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.5

  • A Bayesian Approach for Validation of Election Results
    R. K. Ogundeji and J. N. Onyeka-Ubaka
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 22-31
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.4

  • Synthesis and Characterization of Starch-Graft-Acrylamide Hydrogel for Oral Drug Delivery
    H. Musa, Y. Musa and M. Suleiman
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 16-21
    » Abstract & References » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.3

  • Comparison Of Three Numerical Methods For Estimating Weibull Parameters Using Weibull Distribution Model In Nigeria
    J. A. Oyewole, F. O. Aweda and D. Oni
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 8-15
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.2

  • Assessment of Land Use and Vegetative Cover in Kano Metropolis (from 1975-2015) Employing GIS and Remote Sensing Technology
    M. Haruna, M. K. Ibrahim and U. M. Shaibu
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(2): 1-7
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i2.1

  • Prevalence Of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococci Among Apparently Healthy Students Attending A Tertiary Institution In Benin City, Nigeria
    Helen Oroboghae Ogefere, Grace Umaru, Ephraim Ehidiamen Ibadin, Richard Omoregie,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 114-121
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.15

  • Prophylactic Effect of Cyperus Esculentus Milk on High Dose Acetaminophen Model of Hepatic Toxicity in Wistar Rats
    Dorcas Akinloye, Oluseyi Akinloye, Adeola Adejumo,
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 105-113
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.14

  • In Vitro Degradation of Bitumen from Tar Sand by Microorganisms around the Bitumen Deposit
    Okpo Francis Uzochukwu
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 97-104
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.13

  • Analysis of the Proximate Composition, Anti-Nutrients and Mineral Content of Maerua Crassifolia Leaves
    Aletan I Uduak, Kwazo A Hadiza
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 89-96
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.12

  • Comparative Analysis of Some Efficient Data Security Methods among Cryptographic Techniques for Cloud Data Security
    Musa Alkali Tanko Abubakar
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 81-88
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.11

  • Original Research

  • Ameliorative Effect of Aqueous Seed Extract of Citrullus Lanatus (Water Melon) on Liver Function Parameters and Markers of Oxidative Stress in Lead Treated Rats
    Suleman Rabiu, Aminu Bello, Abdullahi Dandare, Sadiq Masud Eneji
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 76-80
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.10

  • Phytomedical Potentials of Chromolaena Odorata Against Arsenic-Induced Testicular Toxicity In Wistar Rats
    Olufunke Eunice Ola-Davies, Abimbola Adetokunbo Oloye, Samuel Olumide Ajani
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 67-75
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.9

  • Ex vivo Inhibitory Activity of the Ethanol Root Extract of Senna occidentalis (Labaceae) on Isolated Rat Uterus
    Zuleikha Nworgu, Olisa-Ebuka Oyiana, Enitome Evi Bafor
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 59-66
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.8

  • Thermal Radiation and Variable Pressure Effects on Natural Convective Heat and Mass Transfer Fluid Flow in Porous Medium
    Bala Yabo Isah, Muhammad Muhammad Altine,Sama'ila Kamba Ahmad
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 48-58
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.7

  • Transesterification Reaction of Palm Kernel Oil (PKO) on a Bed of Crushed Cashew Nut Shell (CCNS)
    Uche B Eke, Samson O. Owalude, Adedibu C. Tella, G. O. Adejoro
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 41-47
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.6

  • Detection Of Pendimethalin and Cypermetrin Residues in Locally Produced Tomato Using QuEChERS-HPLC Analysis
    Lukman Bola Abdulra'uf, Amudalat Ranti Lawal, Fatima Abiola Adeyemo, Faidat Bolanle Atanda
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 34-40
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.5

  • The Effects of Effluent Discharged from Bottling Companies on Algal Composition in Kakuri Stream Kaduna, Nigeria
    Suzie Kuyet Zaky
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 25-33
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.4

  • Application of Multivariate Analysis in the Evaluation of Metals Distribution in Soil from Awwal Mining Site Kebbi, Nigeria
    Girgisu Shehu, Isa Baba Koki
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 17-24
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.3

  • Effects of Temperature on Morphological, Structural and Optical Characteristics of CdTe Films for PV Applications
    Mufutau Abiodun Salawu, Aderemi Babatunde Alabi, Joshua Toyin Adeleke, Hassan Taiwo Sulu, Salihu Bolaji Sharafa
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 10-16
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.2

  • Salinity Influence on Copper Sulphate and Lead Nitrate Combined Toxicity Against Oreochromis niloticus
    FIDELIA IJEOMA OSUALA, KAFILAT ADEBOLA BAWA-ALLAH, NNEAMAKA UBA
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2019; 27(1): 1-9
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v27i1.1

  • Optimization of Reaction Variables in situ Transesterification of Jatropha curcas Oilseed in Biodiesel
    Muibat A Obianke, Aminu Bayawa Muhammad, Lawal Gusau Hassan, Adamu A Aliero, Muhammad Gidado Liman
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2018; 26(2): 102-114
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v26i2.15

  • Acute Toxicity of Glyphosate-based Isopropylamine formulation to Juvenile African catfish (Clarias gariepinus)
    Nosakhare Osazee Erhunmwunse, Ozekeke Silver Ogbeide, Isioma Illechie Tongo, Alex Enuneku, Princewill Adebayo
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2018; 26(2): 97-101
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v26i2.14

  • Microwave Assisted Biodiesel Production From Lagenaria Vulgaris Seed Oil Using Amberlyst 15 Ion Exchange Resin and Eggshell as Catalysts
    A. Umar, A. Uba, M. L. Mohammed, M. N. Almustapha, C. Muhammad, J. Sani
    Nig. J. Basic Appl. Sci.. 2018; 26(2): 88-96
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.4314/njbas.v26i2.13



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