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2021, Vol: 21, Issue: 2


JPAS

    Original Research

  • 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

  • Assessing Hydrocarbon Prospectivity in the Lower Cretaceous Syn-rift Half-Grabens in the Offshore Benin Basin
    Babangida Jibrin,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 158-165
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.100061

  • Epidemiological Study of Schistosomiasis in Basirka, Gwaram Local Government Area, Jigawa State, Nigeria.
    Johnbull David, Sam Mao Panda, Adamu Babayo Samaila,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 144-157
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.98312

  • STEP BY STEP ESTIMATION OF GLOBAL SOLAR RADIATION BASED ON ANGSTROM MODEL FOR BAUCHI METROPOLIS
    Peter John Manga , Muhammad Abubakar , Ibrahim Maina , Muhammed A AbdulAzeez,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 138-143
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.91983

  • Review Article

  • MOLECULAR MECHANISM OF ERYTHROCYTIC INVASION BY THE MEROZOITE STAGE OF Plasmodium falciparum
    ISMAIL muhammad,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 130-137
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.95802

  • Original Research

  • MODEL-BASED SIMULATION OF A SOLAR THERMAL HEAT PUMP HYBRID SYSTEM
    Ayodeji Akinsoji okubanjo , Godswill Ofualagba, Oyovwike Patrick Oshevire
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 119-129
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.89834

  • Distribution of sunbird species within and around the Amurum Forest Reserve, Nigeria
    Adams A. Chaskda, Samuel Ekanem, Longtong G. Turshak, Filibus D. Dami,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 114-118
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.45159

  • PHYTOCHEMICAL SCREENING AND ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITY OF Garcinia kola(Heckel) SEED EXTRACTS ON Salmonella typhi and Klebsiella pneumoniae
    Stephen Meyiwa Chomini,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 107-113
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.102237

  • FIELD, PETROGRAPHIC AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERIZATION OF MADA BASEMENT ROCKS, WONAKA SCHIST BELT, NORTHWESTERN NIGERIA
    Haruna Muhammed Grema , Mubarak Abdulkarim , Habib Adamu Ibrahim ,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 93-106
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.103606

  • RADIOCLIMATIC EFFECT OF SECONDARY VARIABLES ON SIGNAL PROPAGATION IN BAUCHI METROPOLIS.
    Peter John Manga, Muhammad Abubakar , EWlikat ,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 89-92
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.102912

  • Design Analysis and Implementation of Microcontroller Based Infrared Object Counter
    A. A. Okandeji,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 77-88
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.95555

  • Effects of Viscous Dissipation on a Steady Mixed Convection Couette Flow of Heat Generating/Absorbing Fluid
    Ayuba Umar Muhammad, Abiodun O. Ajibade,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 67-76
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.93898

  • Proximate, Phytochemical and Anti-Nutritional Composition of Chrysophyllum albidum kernel seed
    Chukwuma Stephen Ezeonu,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 61-66
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.91526

  • OCCURRENCE AND ANTIBACTERIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY PATTERN OF UROPATHOGENS AMONG STUDENTS OF MODIBBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, YOLA
    Musa Sale Pukuma, Fatima Aliyu Hamza, Francisca Akunjobi,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 56-60
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.90231

  • COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE KINETICS OF µ–OXO–TETRAKIS(1,10–PHENANTHROLINE)DIIRON(III) COMPLEXION REDUCTION BY N–METHYLTHIOUREA AND N–ALLYLTHIOUREA IN AQUEOUS PHENANTHROLINIUMBUFFER
    Abdulakeem Busari,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 28-37
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.69889

  • Impact of Garlic, White Onion and Ginger Extracts on Enzymatic Browning in Sweet Potato
    Chukwuma Stephen Ezeonu,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 20-27
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.91516

  • The effect of thiamethoxam and ameliorative property of quercetin on oxidative stress and antioxidant parameters in liver of male rats
    Mohammed Shuaibu Auwal, Kumar Vinod, Sabo Isa Salihu, Kant Vinay, Bhidhasra Aryan,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 10-19
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.62406

  • COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE KINETICS OF µ–OXO–TETRAKIS(1,10–PHENANTHROLINE)DIIRON(III) COMPLEX ION REDUCTION BY N–METHYLTHIOUREA AND N–ALLYLTHIOUREA IN AQUEOUS PHENANTHROLINIUM BUFFER
    Busari Idris,
    JPAS. 2021; 21(1): 1-9
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.55443

  • Morphological classification and Mineral Potential of Migmatites in Zongor area, north eastern Nigeria based on Geology and Petrographic Studies.
    Bridget Ishioma Oshilike, Ahmed Isah Haruna, Nafisatu Magaji Muhammad , Abdulmajid Jibrin Isa,
    JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 399-409
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.73787

  • Geochemical Characteristics of the Awe Basaltic Rocks within the Middle Benue Trough, Northcentral Nigeria.
    Isah Lekmang, Daspan, R.I., Dibal, H.U., Daku, S.S., Diyemak, V. B., Goyit, M. P., Ajol, F.A., Chup, A. S., Piwuna, R. M., Nimchak, R., Nimze, L. and Timothy P. Bata
    JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 384-398
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.74091

  • GEOCHEMICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE UMAT TRACHYTIC PLUG: IMPLICATIONS FOR THEIR ORIGIN
    Isah Lekmang, R. Daspan, H. U. Dibal, Timothy Bata, A. S. Chup,
    JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 371-383
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.74089

  • Geology, Petrography and Mineralogy of Agbaja Formation: An insight to petrogenesis of Ironstone Deposits.
    J. I. Hassan , J. Ayok
    JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 360-370
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.74083

  • Antiplasmodial Activity of compounds isolated from Albizia chevalieri against Plasmodium falciparum
    Hajara Sani Labaran, Muhammad Yushau, Bashir Mohammed, Binta Aminu Mohammed
    JPAS. 2020; 20(4): 353-359
    » Abstract » PDF» doi: 10.5455/sf.127607