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Political Public Opinion Survey before Election: An Empirical Investigation of 2015 Presidential Election in Nigeria (Published)

In many of the developed nations, before an election takes place, there is what is known as “political public opinion polls”. Data from sequence of political public opinion polls are sponsored by either private organizations or research institutes using different political polling types, such as phones, internet, face book, whatsApps, Twitter and face-to-face. The main objective of this paper is to empirically investigation of the political public opinion survey of 2015 Presidential Election Seekers. Face-to-face descriptive sampling design was adopted in this paper due to its fairly accurate results. Five (5) States and five (5) Local Government Areas in each of the six (6) Geopolitical Zones (North-Central – Benue, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger and Plateau; North-East – Adamawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe; North-West – Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara; South-East – Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo; South-South – Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta, Edo and Rivers; and South-West – Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, and Oyo) of Nigeria were randomly selected. One of the major findings shows that the age profile of 18 to 50 years dominated the face-to-face political opinion polls survey of 2015 Presidential Election in Nigeria. This paper concludes that over 90 percent of the respondents expressed dissatisfaction with the state of Nigerian economy, corporate governance and insecurity and recommends that, rotational presidency should be a Nigerian agenda

Keywords: 2015 Presidential Election Seekers, Political Public Opinion Survey, Respondents

Entrepreneurship Skill and Background of Those That Have Tendency To Set-up Their Own Businesses (Review Completed - Accepted)

The research study was undertaken to find out how and where some of our entrepreneurs got their business ideas .In order to determine the attributes of these entrepreneurs, two questions were prepared and presented to the respondents through the instrument of questionnaire. The findings in table 4 shows that greater proportion of the respondents had industrial work experience, represented by (64.1%), while those who got their work experience through family business and those who got their work experience through research institutes (R/D), were both represented by (15.4%), each.

The forth group are those that had their work experience through professional and consultancy services, represented by (5.1%), of the total sample. The study has clearly revealed that provision for the training in skill knowledge through a period of apprenticeship or secondment to the industry should be part of the future drafting of the undergraduate entrepreneurship curriculum, especially for those who are majoring for the degree of a BSc./BTech. in entrepreneurship

. Other areas covered by the work includes: age, sex, marital status and respondents’ qualifications in tables 1, 2, 3, and 5, while figure 1 represents where respondents got their business ideas. Figure 2 shows the educational background of the respondents. The finding revealed that any graduate that majors in entrepreneurship of which the course curriculum does not include sufficient practical training skills and knowledge can not be said to answer as an expert who obtained a BSc/BTech. in entrepreneurship, because it can not claim to have got the skills to enable the graduate of such a discipline to set-up any business at all


Keywords: Business ideas, Entrepreneurship major, Respondents, and experience

The Comparative Study of Social Mobility among Scheduled Castes of Two Blocks in Ghaziabad District of Uttarpradesh India (Published)

This paper is based on the primary data collected from the respondents’ inhabitated in the rural areas of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. The study was conducted in two block districts of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh. The blocks selected were randomly sampled. Data was collected through interview schedule in an unbiased manner. The sample included 100 respondents residing in the rural areas of two block districts of Ghaziabad of Uttar Pradesh. A total number of 100 respondents, 20 from five villages, were selected using random sampling procedure. This study is based on simple and rapid comparisons of frequency percentages as suggested as an alternative to scoring and scaling methods.

Keywords: Area, Mobility, Political Power, Respondents, Social Structure, Villages