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2021, Vol: 21, Issue: 3


JPAS

    Hypothesis

  • AN ALTERNATIVE DESIGN OF PAGERANK ALGORITHM FOR WEB PAGE OPTIMIZATION USING AN IMPROVED MAX-MIN ANT SYSTEM
    Fatima Umar Zambuk , Abdulsalam Yau Gital, Souley Boukari, Haruna Chiroma, Abubakar Umar ,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 599-605
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.99567

  • IMPACT OF CYBER SECURITY SYSTEM ON INFORMATION KEEPING: A STUDY OF SELECTED TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS IN THE NORTH WEST OF NIGERIA
    Sulaiman Usman Dan-ghani, Sahalu Balarabe Junaidu, Afolayan A. Obiniyi, Mustapha Aminu Bagiwa, Garba Aliyu,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 593-598
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.106118

  • Original Article

  • Mapping on Pollution of Agricultural Soil as a Proxy By means of Magnetic Susceptibility and Morphological Measurements in Some Parts of Kebbi State NW, Nigeria.
    Adamu Abubakar, Yusuf SB Muhammad, Abdulrahman Idris Augie,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 575-582
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.78838

  • Review Article

  • INFLUENCE OF REGIONAL TRANSCURRENT FAULT SYSTEMS ON MINERALIZATION IN THE NIGERIA PAN-AFRICAN PROVINCE
    NANA FATIMA ABDULMALIK, HARUNA MOHAMMED GREMA, ALIYU OHIANI UMARU,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 566-574
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.120155

  • Field Report

  • Implementation of Low- Energy VLF data logger for characterizing the lower ionosphere at Ibadan
    Mumin Olatunji Oladipo, Adimula Isaac Abiodun, Olawepo Adeniji,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 560-565
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.102076

  • Original Research

  • A Multi-Objective Task scheduling and Resource Allocation for Energy Efficiency in Cloud Computing using a Heuristic Approach
    Fatima Umar Zambuk , Mohammed Jiya , Mohammed Kabir Dauda, Ismail Aliyu, Maryam Maishanu, Maryam Abdullahi Musa,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 550-559
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.100672

  • CONCENTRATION OF RADON AND OTHER ELEMENTS IN GROUNDWATERS OF THE JOS AND BUKURU YOUNGER GRANITE AQUIFERS
    H. U. Dibal , E. B. GWOTT, S. S. DAKU,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 537-549
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.95355

  • Detection of highly resistant Enterobacteriaceae (HRE) from hospital isolates within Bauchi metropolis
    Nazeef Idris Usman, Ismail Haruna, Aliyu Adamu
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 530-536
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.98561

  • CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF COAL DEPOSIT FOR POWER GENERATION: A CASE STUDY OF BUKAN-KWATO IN LAFIA L.G.A OF NASARAWA STATE, NIGERIA.
    Isiaka Mamuda, Paul Akushai Meshach,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 522-529
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.90827

  • FIRE RETARDING PROPERTIES OF NANOCOMPOSITES FROM POLYSTYRENE WASTE AND ANTIMONY, BARIUM AND NICKEL OXIDES NANOPARTICLES.
    Yasser Sabo Takko, Doris E. A Boryo, Istifanus Y Chindo, Abubakar Habib Idris,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 514-521
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.89808

  • On the Numerical Approximation and Simulation of Damped and Undamped Duffing Oscillators
    Lydia John Kwari, Joshua Sunday, Joel Nimyel Ndam, Adewale A. James,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 501-513
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.87627

  • Impact of Melt Holding Temperature on Properties of Aluminium-Copper-Cullet Metal Composite
    Awwal Hussain Nuhu , Dahiru Adamu Ajiya , Amina Isa Kobbe,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 495-500
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.85005

  • Mathematical Model for the Dynamics of β-cell Mass, Insulin-Glucose Kinetics Incorporating the Effect of Cortisol, Epinephrine and Physiological Delay
    Usman Alani Solomon,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 488-494
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.83052

  • A FRAMEWORK FOR AUTOMATED GREEN ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION FOR FARM INPUT DISTRIBUTION
    Frances Chioma Ugonna-Onunkwo , samaila musa,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 483-487
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.82482

  • MAJOR AND TRACE ELEMENT COMPOSITIONS IN GROUNDWATER OF AWE AREA, PARTS OF THE MIDDLE BENEUE TROUGH-NORTHCENTRAL NIGERIA
    M. Samuel , H. U Dibal,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 472-482
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.79074

  • APPLICATION OF ELECTRICAL RESISTIVITY METHOD IN GROUNDWATER POTENTIAL ASSESSMENT OF DASS TOWN AND ENVIRONS, BAUCHI, NIGERIA.
    Isiaka Mamuda, Paul Akushai Meshach, Daniel Nathan Gumwos,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 465-471
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.90400

  • ISOLATION OF BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE PLANT SECONDARY METABOLITES IN ALBIZIA CHEVALIERI USING COLUMN-CHROMATOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES.
    Hajara Sani Labaran,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 456-464
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.69187

  • Performance of Bayesian Networks NB and TAN in detecting Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2
    Shehu Maibulangu Mohammed, Abubakar Bishir, Rabiu Mohammed Madaki,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 450-455
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.85443

  • BIOACCUMULATION AND TRANSLOCATION OF LEAD IN LACTUCA SATIVA GROWN ON SOILS FROM REFUSE DUMP CONTAMINATED AREA
    Mardiyyah Yakubu Yahaya, Abdulrazak Baba Ibrahim, Muhammad Nasiru Shuaibu, Elewechi Onyike
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 445-449
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.10457

  • A Review of Ten Imputation Methods for Handling Missing Values in Logistic Regression: A Medical Application
    Salah M. Mahdy, Mohamed Reda Abonazel, Mohamed G. Ghallab
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 434-444
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.117832

  • Antibacterial activity of bioactive metabolites from Pleurotus pulmonarius against selected isolates
    Sunday Ademola Laba, Francis Chukwma Omeonu, Musa Olusegun Arekemase, Muinat Olanike Kazeem, Ismael Babatunde Onajobi
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 428-433
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.103347

  • MEASUREMENT OF ENTRANCE SKIN DOSES FOR PATIENTS UNDERGOING DIAGNOSTIC X-RAY EXAMINATION IN FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE (FMC) HOSPITAL, AZARE, NIGERIA.
    Amina Danmadami Muhammad, Haque M F, Garba Mohammed, Aliyu M A
    JPAS. 2021; 21(3): 419-423
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.35093

  • Reformulated Adomian Decomposition Method for the Approximation of Special Linear and Nonlinear Two-Point Boundary Value Problems
    Joshua Sunday, Joshua Amawa Kwanamu, Nathaniel Mahwash Kamoh, Yusuf Skwame,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 410-418
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.115179

  • COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ARIMA AND ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORK MODELS IN FORCASTING FOOD PRICES
    Yahaya Jamil Sule, Aliyu Umar Shelleng, Mohammed Isa Bammami, Ismail Aliyu
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 396-404
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.88132

  • Original Article

  • Quantitative and qualitative phytochemical analyses and antimicrobial analysis of the leaves extracts of cissampelos owariensis
    Apolmi Gambo, Istifanus Yarkasuwa Chindo, Harami Malgwi Adamu,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 388-395
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.65101

  • On the Solution of Periodic Abel’s Differential Equations of the First Kind
    Joshua Sunday, Joshua Amawa Kwanamu,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 381-387
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.23702

  • Analytic and Computer Model to Perform Reservoir Volume Estimation
    Rotimi Omonusi, Wilfred Chinedu Okologume,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 373-380
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.95554

  • Original Research

  • Field relationship and petrographic studies of metatexite and diatexite migmatites around Kagatu, Bauchi, Nigeria.
    Muhammad Nafisatu Magaji,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 365-372
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.83474

  • Data-Driven Based Pressure Field Decomposition and Reconstruction for Single-Phase Flow Model
    Aliyuda Ali, Kachalla Aliyuda, Muhammed Kabir Ahmed, Samuel Saleh,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 357-364
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.81326

  • Morphology, Petrology and Geochemistry of Pan-African Migmatites around Liman Katagum and Bagel, Bauchi North-East Nigeria
    Ahmed Isah Haruna, Abdulmajid Isa Jibrin , Abdullateef Lawal, Umar Sambo Umar, Yusuf Abdulmumin,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 352-356
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.73794

  • Geochemical Characteristics of the Termite Mounds Between Barkin-Ladi and Kuba; Part of Kura sheet 189 NE. Implications for Environmental Assessment and Mineral Exploration.
    Daspan Ray, Gwang M S, Victor D, Auwalu, D, Dachan S, Lekmang I C,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 335-351
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.66109

  • GEOCHEMISTRY OF MAIGANGA COAL IN GOMBE STATE, UPPER BENUE TROUGH, NORTHEASTERN NIGERIA
    Daspan Ray, Victor D, Fube A, Auwalu D, ADachan S, Timothy Bata,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 314-334
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.66100

  • Preliminary Assessment of Vertical-flow Heterogeneous Media Constructed Wetland Cells for Treating Aquaculture Effluent
    Nurudeen Samuel LAWAL, Hezekiah Oluwole ADEYEMI , Collins Neku NWAOKOCHA, Adedotun Temitope ADEGOKE, Samson Abayomi OLASOJU, Dolapo David OJO,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 304-313
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.4968

  • SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND ANTIMICROBIAL SCREENING OF SOME MIXED LIGAND COMPLEXES OF DIOXOURANIUM
    Tenimu Adogah Abubakar,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 297-303
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.137147

  • Catalytic Upgrading of Heavy Oil using FCC Equilibrated Catalyst
    Nwosibe P O, Atta A Y, Shuwa S M, Sani J M, Jibril B Y,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 291-296
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.129338

  • PHYSICO-CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF AN ALFISOL UNDER DIFFERENT TILLAGE SYSTEMS IN THE BASEMENT COMPLEX OF KOGI STATE
    Folasage Grace Ayodele, Temitope Seun Babalola,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 286-290
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.31774

  • Classification of soils derived from schist and older granite in the basement complex geology of Nigeria
    Temitope Seun Babalola, Abayomi Sunday Fasina, Folashade Grace Ayodele, Taiwo Abadunmi,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 271-285
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.89987

  • Analysis of trace metals in maize plant of selected areas along discharge channels of Asa River, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria
    Oluwadurotimi Olutosin Akintade, Abiodun B Ogbesejana,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 266-270
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.119452

  • SEDIMENTOLOGICAL AND PETROGRAPHICAL STUDIES OF THE KERRI –KERRI FORMATION IN THE NORTHERN BENUE TROUGH AND THE SOUTHWESTERN PART OF THE BORNU BASIN, NE-NIGERIA.
    Nelson Sebre Yango , Nuhu K Samaila ,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(2): 254-265
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.118132

  • STUDIES OF Co(II) AND Zn(II) COMPLEXES WITH SCHIFF BASE DERIVED FROM 2,3-DIAMINOPYRIDINE AND 2-HYDROXY-1-NAPHTHALDEHYDE
    Sani U, Maryam A Lawal, Abdullahi Abdulkadir
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 248-253
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.55727

  • Original Article

  • AN EFFICIENT ALGORITHM FOR THE COMPUTATION OF RICCATI DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
    Pius Tumba, Sunday J., Kwanamu A J., Andest N J., El-Yaqub M.
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 241-247
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.67702

  • Original Research

  • Investigation of groundwater potential of the eastern part of Usmanu Danfodiyo University permanent site, Sokoto, using vertical electrical sounding technique.
    Sanusi Y. A., Adeka D. S.,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 230-240
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.77957

  • Patterns of schistosome transmission in Kiri dam area, north eastern Nigeria
    Kaleson Meshack Sanu, William Aliyu Istifanus , Maryam Musa Suleiman, Panda Sam Mao
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 224-229
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.102663

  • Application of Response Surface Methodology for Global Solar radiation Analysis in Maiduguri-Nigeria
    Abubakar Salihu , Muhammad Ahmad AbdulAzeez, Muhammad Yusuf Abubakar, Garba Mohammed,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 218-223
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.25304

  • GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE GABBROIC INTRUSIVE BODIES OF FOBUR, EAST OF JOS PLATEAU, CENTRAL NIGERIA.
    Lekmang, I.C., Daspan, R.I., Dibal, H.U., Diyelmak, V. B., Daku, S.S., Goyit, M. P., Oloruyomi, A., Ajol, F.A., Chup, A. S., and Adamu, M. S.
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 206-217
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.74093

  • Sub-acute Toxicity Potentials of Albizia chevalieri Extracts on the Histology of the Liver, Kidney and Pancreas using Animal Model
    Hajara Sani Labaran
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 201-205
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.69191

  • SUCCESSIVE SOLVENT EXTRACTION, PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND THIN LAYER CHROMATOGRAPHY (TLC) PROFILING OF MUSA CAVENDESHII LINN PEEL
    Azeez Raji Sheidu , Bilkisu Bello Maiha , Abubakar Ahmed, Garba Mohammed Magaji
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 192-200
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.103644

  • Original Article

  • MAPPING TECTONIC LINEAMENTS IN THE PRE-CAMBRIAN TERRAIN OF THE ZURU SCHIST BELT, NORTHWESTERN NIGERIA.
    MUHYIDEEN HAMZA, ALIYU OHIANI UMARU, DANBATTA ADAMU UMAR, KAMALE ISHAKU HAMMAN, NANA FATIMA ABDULMALIK, LUKMAN ADAMU, KITHA MBITSA
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 181-191
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.71057

  • ON THE APPLICATION OF CONFORMAL MAPS IN THE SOLUTION AND ANALYSIS OF SOME ELECTROSTATIC FIELDS
    Swem Samuel Tarkar, Swem Doowuese Swem,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 173-180
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.114105

  • ON THE PRODUCT REPRESENTATION OF ENTIRE FUNCTIONS USING WEIERSTRASS AND HADAMARD FACTORIZATION THEOREMS
    Swem Samuel Swem,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 166-172
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.108128