Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal (IUMJ)

Volume 7 Issue 3 September, 2020



Welcome to the third issue of the seventh volume of the Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal consisting of scholarly articles that cut across the disciplines of social sciences, humanities and natural sciences, and ICT; giving the reader a broad perspective of issues in the world.

This issue has 28 articles as follows; Empirical Relationship Between Economic Growth, ICT, Financial Globalization Uncertainty and Financial Development: Evidence from Selected Leading African Economies; Hand-Drawn Illustrations and Family Support Systems: Missing Interventions in Addressing Domestic Conflicts During Covit-19 Lockdown in Uganda; The Covid-19 Pandemic Effect on Agriculture Governance and Food Security in Uganda; Vaccines, Still a Contestable Subject in Medical Development; Engagement and Compensation: A Historical Perspective of Wage Determination and National Minimum Wage in Nigeria; Waste Control and Management in Places of Worship within Ilorin Metropolis of Kwara State, Nigeria; Application of Forensic Accounting Skills on Government Revenue in Nigeria: The Domestic Debt Factor; Assessing the Implementation of E-Government on the Performance of Nigerian Immigration Service Headquarters, Abuja; Determinants of Bank Credit Risk: Evidence from Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria; Profitability and Technical Efficiency of Chicken Production in Kaduna State, Nigeria; Revisiting the Principle in Foss V. Harbottle: A Comparative Analysis of Nigeria and the United Kingdom; Constitutional Perspectives of the Trial of Judges Within the Context of Judicial Independence in Nigerian; Cultural Property Preservation and the Challenges of Land use Planning: The Kwara State Experience; Nigerian Economy in Precolonial Times: An Argument of Globalization as New and Old Phenomenon; The Performance of the Free Electricity Connection Policy in Uganda; Population Aging and the Potentialities of Islamic Values of Support and Care for the Elderly; Structural Dimensions and Communicative Functions of Like Occurring before Content Words: Implications for Nigerian English Usage; Governance of Gender Based Violence, Domestic Violence, Health Status of Women and Child Abuse in Times of Covid-19 in Uganda; Divorce in the Church of God in Nigeria: Causes and Possible Solutions; Assessing Comprehension Questions Used in Primary Schools Pupils’ Textbooks; Perception of Stakeholders on the Graduates’ Entrepreneurial Skills Acquisition in Reducing Unemployment in Bauchi State Nigeria; Using Active Learning Strategies to Enhance Pre-Service Biology Teachers' Achievement and Self-Efficacy in a Mandatory Course; Re-Engineering the Nigerian Nation with the “Madinan” Model: The Principles and Applications; Imperatives for Community-Led Settlement Management in African Cities; Department of Estate Management / Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development, University of Lagos, Nigeria; Kilio Cha Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere; Enhanced Heavy Metal Decontamination Potential of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Alcaligenes faecalis Co-Culture Isolated from Spent Engine Oil Polluted Soil; and Seven Treatments from Mutually Orthogonal Latin Square of Order 7 in Symmetric Balanced Incomplete Block Designs.

We thank the authors, reviewers and readers of IUMJ for their continued support and interest, and hope we continue learning from one another.

Yours Sincerely,

Dr. Maimuna Aminah Nimulola


Islamic University Multidisciplinary Journal

Directorate of Research, Publications and Innovation

Islamic University in Uganda

P.O. Box 2555

Main Campus, Mbale, Uganda