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The aim of this study is to assess the activity concentration of radionuclides and the possible health risk associated with exposure to radiation from the soil samples collected from two higher institutions in Esan land of Edo State, Nigeria. The gamma spectrometry system was used to determine the activity concentrations of radionuclides 238U, 232Th, and 40K in the surface soil samples. The activity concentration of radionuclides ranged from  to   for 40K, from  to   for 238U, and from  to for 232Th. The measured mean activity concentration of radionuclides for 40K, 238U, and 232Th from the examined topsoil of Samuel Adegboyega University was 57.80 ± 1.7; 2.07 ± 0.09  and 6.89 ± 0.34  respectively. At the neighbouring higher institution; College of Education, Igueben, the mean activity concentration of 40K, 238U, and 232Th in its surface soil were 30.19 ± 1.22, 1.41 ± 0.07, and 4.85 ± 0.28  respectively. The total mean values for radiation dose estimation for Radium Equivalent Activity, Absorbed Dose, Excess Lifetime Cancer Risk, Outdoor and Indoor Annual Effective Dose Equivalent are 13.20, 6.03, 0.026, 7.40, and 29.60 respectively. These values were found to be lower than the global average values. Hence, there is no radiation-induced health threat to the students and members of staff in the study area.


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This research was carried out to assess the extent of application of ICT to teaching and learning in Nigerian private universities. Four research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population used as the sample consisted of 8 private universities from the south south geopolitical zone, particularly from Delta and Edo States. A validated questionnaire with a reliability coefficient of 0.96 was used for data collection. The quantitave statistics: frequency counts, percentage and mean were used. The inferential statistic was applied to assess the significance of the hypotheses. Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) was the technique of estimation and the F- statistic was used to test whether the hypotheses at 0.01, 0.05 and 0.1 significance respectively. The results revealed that there is a significant relationship between the use of ICT in teaching and learning in private universities. The results show that the application of ICT promotes teaching and learning in higher institutions of learning, particularly universities that have well-equipped ICT units are able to enhance their lecturers’ teaching and students’ learning capacity.


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Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology application spans across numerous industries. Due to its automatic and unique identification capability through radio frequency signal. Although advance applications such as logistics, access control, security, etc are center focus of research so far, domestic things such as personal belongings (bags, shoes, kitchen utensils, furniture’s, clothing’s etc) yet to find their fit. These things are lot more than the current numerous applications of RFID system. For instance, each individual can have more personal belongings such as shoes, cloths, mobiles phones, furniture’s, automobiles etc. therefore expanding the future of RFID beyond scientific and industrial applications to domesticated applications tailored toward securing personal belongs. Furthermore, this can increase the scope of internet of things to internet of domestic things (personal belongings). This research paper presents the description of a future RFID application scope beyond industrial applications to domestic application suited for personalization, identification, and tracking of personal belongings. This is termed RFID of things, which further enhances the prospects of internet of things into domestic things (personal belongings: cloths, shoes, shirts, bags, furniture, kitchen utensils, electronic gadgets e.t.c) being connected over the internet, termed as internet of domestic things.


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In a time when establishing and maintaining of market advantage is crucial in the world at large and in the hotel business in particular, the use of technical innovation such as the hotel reservation system becomes a competitive necessity in the hotel busi-ness. This leads to digitalizing this business and improving its operations. In view of this, this paper has provided an overview of Ho-tel Reservation System (HRS), provided a digital design for the such system. It also discusses the advantages associated with integrat-ing the system across the hotel business and what and where the potential gains are in Nigeria. The hotel reservation system developed in this work, when fully implemented, will go a long way to addressing the problem faced by the hotel management in the area of managing their customer’s booking, management of customer’s information and having quick access to information.


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The e-banking systems in Nigeria is witnessing a large number of users, thereby encouraging the cashless economy policy proposed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Hence, these systems need to be highly secured and reliable. This is because any compromise by this system can breach the customer’s trust in using such systems for making transactions thereby discouraging the cashless policy agenda. Based on this the CBN is proposing the use of fingerprint biometric as a means of identification of any bank customer in Nigeria. However, since most fingerprint biometric systems can accept and grant access to artificial fingerprint, it is therefore clear that only fingerprint will not be suitable in securing banking system. Thus, the primary research objective of this paper is to propose a multifactor biometric model that would assist in creating a highly secured banking application in Nigeria using human physiological features. Based on the verification carried out on the model presented in this paper, it can therefore be sanctify to providing highly secured banking system in Nigeria if fully implemented.


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In a time when establishing and maintaining of market advantage is crucial in the world at large and in the hotel business in particular, the use of technical innovation such as the hotel reservation system becomes a competitive necessity in the hotel busi-ness. This leads to digitalizing this business and improving its operations. In view of this, this paper has provided an overview of Ho-tel Reservation System (HRS), provided a digital design for the such system. It also discusses the advantages associated with integrat-ing the system across the hotel business and what and where the potential gains are in Nigeria. The hotel reservation system developed in this work, when fully implemented, will go a long way to addressing the problem faced by the hotel management in the area of managing their customer’s booking, management of customer’s information and having quick access to information.


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In this work we gave a brief reviewed on magnetic materials lithium, molybdenum, with molybdenum incorporated into silicon, their magnetization and spin dependency. Computers, floppy disks and hard disk record on a thin magnetic coating that exhibits some magnetic properties. Computational results of molybdenum and molybdenum with silicene were performed and their effects on computer devices were found to be of immense contribution to computer development. DFT calculation was carried out to obtain the total and minimum energy of magnetic materials which help to justify the stable point of the materials. Molybdenum Materials with spin dependency shows lower minimum and stability point. Without spin shows lower bulk modulus and also lower lattice constant.


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Lack of adequate health data monitoring system has led to the death of many patients in hospitals across the
country. The inadequacy of this system poses a serious problem in the health sector. Doctors and other
healthcare professionals find it difficult to transmit ascertained health issues of many patients particularly in
emergency situations. To improve the situation, there is need to develop information system to enhance the
performance of our healthcare professionals to deliver quality healthcare services. In this paper, we present a
conceptual model for developing an integrated health data monitoring system using Unified Modelling
Language (UML). When fully implemented, the model can be used to monitor citizens’ health issues in
Nigeria.


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