Paper submitted for review must conform to the following standards.

  1. Written in English
  2. Page setup: Paper size should be 8.5” x 11” (A4); portrait with all margins at 1” each; header and footer at 0.5” each; font type: Arial, font size:10 point, single, single-line spacing, justify style in MS word.
  3. Maximum number of pages should be 10 pages including references. Any additional pages(s) will be surcharged at N1,000 ($5) per page.
  4. Abstract should be in italics not exceeding 200 words, with at most 5 keywords, Abstract must state the research objectives, problem, methodology adopted, findings and recommendations.
  5. Submit two copies of your article; one should have the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s) and at the end of the article, include the author(s) which will include phone number(s) and e-mails where necessary. The other copy will not carry the author(s) details.
  6. References should conform to the American Psychological Association (APA) style 6th edition.
  7. All articles should be submitted electronically to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  1. Title of paper
  2. Author(s) name(s) and affiliation(s)
  3. Abstract
  4. Introduction including statement of problem, objectives/hypothesis
  5. Literature review including conceptual and theoretical framework as well as empirical review of related literature.
  6. Methodologies
  7. Results and Discussion
  8. Conclusion
  9. Relevance to management and development
  10. References
  11. Tables/Figures(if any)
  12. Author(s) profile(s)