Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal (IUMJ)

Volume 6 Issue 5 December, 2019 Special Issue



We are once again grateful to the Almighty Allah who has enabled us churn out another edition of the Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal (IUMJ) formerly known as Islamic University Journal (IUJ). With Volume 6 Issue 5, 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 fulfils 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 solution to existing community challenges.

This volume 6 issue 5 presents scholarly works on; Critique on the Laws for the Protection of Women’s Rights to Property in Nigeria and Uganda; Legal Obligations of Warring Parties (Armed Combatants) to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) and Refugees during Armed Conflict: An Overview; Banes of Multiple Tax Regimes in Nigeria Hospitality Business: A Critical Analysis of Courts’ Decisions in Restoring Sanity in Sectorial Tax Administration; Corruption in the Local Government System in Nigeria: Magnitude, Patterns and Trends; International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Reporting Quality in Nigeria: An Assessment of Selected Quoted Firms; Informal Financial Institution and Poverty Reduction in Ukum Local Government Area, Benue State; Moderating Effect of Individual Entrepreneurial Orientation on the Relationship between Entrepreneurship Education and Student Entrepreneurial Intention; Impact of Capital Market Development on Foreign Portfolio Investment Volatility in Nigeria; A Historical Survey of Nigeria's Economic Diplomacy, 1960-1985; The Effect of Solid Waste Management Processes on Community Hygiene in Nansana Municipal Council in Wakiso District; Envionmental Economic, Environmental Cultural Conditions and Political Participation Among Women in Somalia; The Efflorence of Arabic and Islamic Studies in the South West, Nigeria: The Intellectual Engagements of Yoruba Scholars (Ulama’a); A Critique of Local Business Practices in Ilorin: The Islamic Economics Paradigm; The Concept of Maslaha (Public Interest) in Sharicah as a Panacea to Farmer/Herdsmen Conflicts in Nigeria; Towards an Islamic Conception of History: A Model for Integration; Regionalization and Ethno-Religious Politics: Challenges to Democratic Transition in Nigeria; Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Savings Behaviour: The Nigerian Experience; Influence of Area of Specialisation on Undergraduates’ Access to and Attitude Towards the Utilisation of Social Media for Learning in South-West, Nigeria; Gender Difference Among Students Exposed to Cooperative Teaching Strategy in Islamic Studies Topics at Senior Secondary Schools in Katsina Metropolis, Nigeria; Availability of instructional materials in teaching Economics in Secondary Schools in Obio/Akpor Local Governemnet Area of Rivers State; Acceptance of Electronic Voting Technology and Performance of Elections in Selected States in Nigeria; Assessment of Health-Related Environmental Risk Factors in Kibuli and Nabutiti Slums, Kampala, Uganda; Nurses' application of Dorothea Orem’s Self Care Theory towards Management of chronically-ill Patients at University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Kwara State; Women Choice of Social Support During Childbirth, Nurses/Midwives Opinion to Practice; Time Series Analysis of Breast Cancer in Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria; New Results on Hua’s Generalization of Opial-type Inequalities; On the Behavioral Analysis of Saturation Term on Mathematical Model; and Dynamic Response of a Slender Member Under Moving Loads with Time-Dependent Boundary Conditions.


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 their 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