Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal (IUMJ)

Volume 6 Issue 4 December, 2019


We are once again grateful to the Almighty Allah who has enabled us to churn out another edition of the Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal (IUMJ) formally known as the Islamic University Journal (IUJ). With Volume 6 Issue 2, we are steadily marching the University community towards academic growth and intellectuality. The journal is a multidisciplinary and multilingual publication that cuts across all areas. It engages the creative, innovative and keen minds of scholars around the world while providing a rich point of reference for the ever-inquisitive researchers. The IUMJ fulfills two of the core functions of Islamic University in Uganda viz; dissemination of knowledge that is relevant to the needs of the society and involving in research that reveals new knowledge and provides solutions to existing community challenges.

This volume 6 issue 4 presents scholarly works on; Human Capital Development and Economic Growth: The Nigeria Evidence; The Politics of a Viable Alternative to Underdevelopment in Africa: The Case of Economic Integration in West Africa, 1960-1975; Determinants of Share Price Dispersion in Capital Markets: A Case of Nigerian Stock Exchange; An Evaluation of Organizational Change on Employees’ Productivity; Perceived Influence on Safety Practices on Job Satisfaction among Dock Workers at Lagos Sea Port; Small and Medium Scale Enterprises and Economic Growth in Nigeria; Effect of Corporate Governance Mechanisms on Financial Performance of Listed Insurance Companies in Nigeria; SQ3R Method and Its Implications on the Reading Skills of English Language Students in Adamawa State Polytechnic Yola, Nigeria; Double Death and Double Violence: Reading Vutha in Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying as a Symbol of South Africa at Apartheid and Post–Apartheid Periods; Supervision Practices and the Performance of Non-Teaching Staff at the Islamic University in Uganda; Promoting Researches in Islamic Universities: Lecturers and Students within The Ethics of Adl, Sabr And Ihsan for Academic Productivity; Conflict Management as Correlate of Secondary School Organizational Performance in Ogun State; Technical Education and Graduates’ Employability in Nigeria; Influence of Nature of Employment on Job Satisfaction and Commitment in Deposit Money Banks in Lagos State, Nigeria; Income Inequality and Climate Change in Nigeria; Perception of Rural Dwellers towards Payment of Personal Income Tax in Ogun State; The Development of Writing Skills through Conceptual Writing; Content Coverage and Students Attitude as Predictors of Senior Secondary School Academic Achievement in Mathematics; An Investigative Study of Magnetohydrodynamic Flow of a Third Grade Fluid through Porous Channel in the Presence of Induced Magnetic Field and Viscous Dissipation; Series Solution of Euler-Bernoulli Beam Subjected to Concentrated Load; Analytical Solution of a Reactive Hydromagnetic Fluid Through Porous Media Between Permeable Pipes Under Optically Thick Limit Radiation; Magnetic Effects on Laminar Free Convective Heat and Mass Transfer over a Vertical Plate with Arrhenius Kinetics; Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Emerging Possibilities for Quality Education in Uganda; Awareness, Perception and Preferences of Resident Doctors toward Disease Surveillance and Notification in a Tertiary Health Facility in Edo State, Nigeria and Social Support Services Utilized by People Living With HIV/AIDS at General Hospital Kafanchan, Kaduna State, Nigeria.

It is our hope and prayer that our distinguished readers find the publication engaging with potentials towards virgin researchable areas.

Our sincere gratitude goes to the renowned contributors, peer reviewers and readers of the IUMJ for the continued support.

Yours in Service

Anselm O. Oyem, Ph.D


Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal

Directorate of Research, Publications, and Innovation

Islamic University in Uganda

P.O. Box 2555

Main Campus, Mbale, Uganda