Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom is a state in Nigeria. It is located in the coastal southern part of the country, lying between latitudes 4°32′N and 5°33′N, and longitudes 7°25′E and 8°25′E. The state is bordered on the east by Cross River State, on the west by Rivers State and Abia State, and on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the southernmost tip of Cross River State. Akwa Ibom is one of Nigeria’s 36 states, with a population of over 5 million people and more than 10 million people in diaspora. It was created in 1987 from the former Cross River State and is currently the highest oil- and gas-producing state in the country. The state’s capital is Uyo, with over 500,000 inhabitants. Akwa Ibom has an airport (Akwa Ibom International Airport) and two major seaports on the Atlantic Ocean with a...
Area (km2): 7,081
Population: 2,359,736

Literature

Managing the Challenges and Prospects of the New Teacher in Contemporary Nigeria

A nation that is aspiring for greatness, self-sufficiency, political and economic emancipation cannot afford running away from effective system...

Gender Issues in Basic Education and National Development in Nigeria

Research has shown that education is one of the most effective development investments countries can make. Adequate investments in education...

Use of Student Achievement Scores as Basis for Assessing Teachers’ Instructional Effectiveness: Issues and Research Results

Assessment is very important in the learning and instructional processes. Equally important is the use to which assessment results are put. Use...

Latchkey Experiences of School-Age Children in Low-Income Families in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

The study investigated the Latchkey experiences of school-age children (5-13 years) from the perspectives of mothers in low-income families in Uyo,...

Journals

Journal of Research in Education and Society

Educational philosophies, applications and practices with the Society