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Babatunde, S, Perera S.  2017.  Cross-sectional comparison of public-private partnerships in transport infrastructure development in Nigeria, 2017/10/09. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 24:00-00. Abstract

PurposeAlthough scientific research community has shown considerable interest in identifying critical success factors (CSFs) for public-private partnership (PPP) projects, yet effort at assessing and compare CSFs within similar PPP infrastructure projects received scant attention. The purpose of this study is to identify, assess, and compare the CSFs in PPP transport infrastructure projects.
The study adopted literature review and three PPP case studies including structured interviews and review of documentary reports in each case study. The outcome of literature review provided a total list of 26 identified success factors, which was used to design a case study protocol using Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) technique. FMEA was conducted on each 26 identified success factor to assess their criticality in the three PPP case studies.
The results of FMEA revealed a total of 10 CSFs in the concession of the road; four CSFs in the concession of the airport; and eight CSFs in the concession of the seaport. Also, the cross-case analysis showed the three prevalent CSFs, this includes government involvement by providing guarantees, political support, and project economic viability.
Practical implications
The study findings including lessons learnt in each case study would positively influence policy development towards PPP transport infrastructure projects and the manner in which partners (i.e. public and private sector) go about the development of PPP transport projects.
This research would help PPP stakeholders to focus their attention and priorities in managing the identified CSFs in achieving long-term success in PPP transport infrastructure projects implementation.

Patience, U, Adesina F, Orimoogunje O.  2014.  Plantation Agriculture as a Driver of Deforestation and Degradation of Central African Coastal Estuarine Forest Landscape of South-Western Cameroon, 2014/01/01. Abstract

Plantation agriculture has a long history of establishment in Cameroon and is increasing at an unprecedented rate with detrimental impacts on coastal estuarine forest landscape. Remote sensing data from Landsat imageries and geographic information system (GIS) techniques were used to analyse changes in the areal extent of plantations within the coastal Atlantic estuarine forest complex area of Cameroon between the periods 1986, 2000 and 2011 to ascertain the extent of deforestation due to plantation agriculture. Given the base year of 1986(67,792 ha of plantation), the results showed a 67 and 47 % decrease in the dense coastal estuarine forest coverage in 2000 (14,032 ha) and 2011 (24,564 ha), respectively, in the area and an increase in the area occupied by plantations (51,295 ha in 2000 and 68,340 ha in 2011) giving an annual loss of 3.4 % estuarine forest complex and an increase in plantation area of 0.03 % from the periods 1986 to 2011. There is need for better plantation management practices and policies to curb further loss in estuarine forest cover with consequent implications on the Wouri estuary.

De Vries(nci, J, Murtomaa H, Butler(com M, Cherrett(nci H, Ferrillo(nci P, Ferro M, Gadbury-Amyot C, Haden K, Manogue M, Mintz J, E. Mulvihill(nci J, Murray(nci B, Nattestad A, Nielsen(nci D, Ogunbodede E, Parkash H, Plasschaert(nci F, T. Reed(nci M, L. Rupp(com R, Shanley(nci D.  2008.  The Global Network on Dental Education: a new vision for IFDEA, 2008/02/15. European Journal of Dental Education. 12:167-175. Abstract

The advent of globalization has changed our perspectives radically. It presents increased understanding of world affairs, new challenges and exciting opportunities. The inequitable distribution and use of finite energy resources and global warming are just two examples of challenges that can only be addressed by concerted international collaboration. Globalization has become an increasingly important influence on dentistry and dental education. The International Federation for Dental Educators and Associations (IFDEA) welcomes the challenges it now faces as a player in a complex multifaceted global community. This report addresses the new circumstances in which IFDEA must operate, taking account of the recommendations made by other working groups. The report reviews the background and evolution of IFDEA and describes the extensive developments that have taken place in IFDEA over the past year with the introductions of a new Constitution and Bylaws overseen by a newly established Board of Directors. These were the consequence of a new mission, goals and objectives for IFDEA. An expanded organization is planned using as the primary instrument to facilitate the exchange of knowledge, programmes and expertise between colleagues and federated associations throughout the world, thereby promoting higher standards in oral health through education in low-, middle- and high-income countries of the world. Such aspirations are modified by the reality and enormity of poverty-related global ill health.

Olowu, D, Popoola AT, Ajayi CA, Okotoni MO, Akinola SR.  1993.  Developing Property Taxation for Nigeria Local Governments. , Ile-Ife: a Research Publication in the Centre for the Study of Institutions and Development (CCSID), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife
Book Chapter
Oseni, OM, Nailwal T, Pande V.  2020.  Momordica charantia L. (cucurbitaceae), a vegetable of utmost nutritive and pharmacological importance, 2020/07/08. :1-21. Abstract

Traditional medicine has been playing a crucial role in developing countries as it provides primary health care needs for a large majority of the population. This article reviews the current research on the phytochemicals, nutritive value, ethnobotanical uses, and pharmacological importance of Momordica charantia. The phytochemical analysis of this plant revealed that the plant is rich in nutrients and phytochemicals which are of great benefit. Also, the plant is among the plants popularly used in traditional medicine and has been proved to be effective. The biological activities of the plants had been carried out by many authors and their results have been documented. In addition, among the biological activities of these plant are antidiabetic, antiulcer, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hypolipidemic, antibacterial, antimicrobial, antimalaria, antiviral, anticancer and antifertility. Moreover, some bioactive constituents such as alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, sterols, mucilages, and oleanolic acids are significantly present in the plant. It is now obvious that Momordica chlarantia can help as a natural source product in the treatment of many diseases particularly diabetes, cancers, cardiac, liver and kidney, malaria, and skin infection when properly administered.

Folayan, M, Haire B, Peterson K, Yakubu A, Tegli J, Brown B.  2019.  Chapter 17: Criminalisation and "Reckless" Ebola Transmission: Theorizing Ethical Obligations to Seek Care, 2019/07/01. Abstract
Onyejaka, NK, Popoola BA, Folayan MO.  2018.  Nigeria. Folayan MO (Ed). A compendium on oral health of children around the world: early childhood caries. . , 400 Ser Avenue, Suite 1600, Hauppauge, NY, 11788.: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
Peterson, K, Folayan MO, Chigwedere E, Nthete E.  2017.  Saying no to PrEP research in Malawi: what constitutes ‘failure’ in offshored HIV prevention research. Nicola Bulled (ed). Advances in Critical Medical Anthropology. Thinking through resistance: a study of public oppositions to contemporary global health practice. . , 711 Third Avenue, New York, NY10017.: Routledge.
Pelling, M, Blackburn S, Asiyanbi A, Ayanlade A, Antje C, Lewis E.  2014.  Lagos Case Study. in M. Pelling and S. Blackburn (eds), Megacities and the Coast: Risk Resilence and Transformation. , Oxford UK: Routledge
Popoola, BI, Adebowale OF, Akintomide AG, Olatomide OO.  2012.  Intimacy and Relational Communication in Online counselling.. Online Counselling: Towards Effectively Applying Technology. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-204-4, ISBN13: 9781613502044, ISBN10: 1613502044, EISBN13: 9781613502051.. , USA: IGI-Global.
Ayoh'OMIDIRE, F, Phaf-Rheinberger I.  2011.  “La identidad frente al poder: la Asimetría Ritual de Yemayá en África y América-Latina”. Historias Enredadas: Representaciones asimétricas con vista al Atlántico. , Berlin: edition tranvía. Verlag Walter Frey
Ayoh'OMIDIRE, F, PRAH KK.  2009.  “Agudas and Jagudas: Afro-Brazilian Returnees, Cultural Renaissance and Anticolonial Protagonism in West Africa”. Afro Brazilian Returnees and their Communities. , Cape Town: CASAS Book Series
Conference Paper
Lal, C, DiSanto G, Caputo M, Panighel M, Taleatu BA, Goldoni A, Jain IP.  2014.  Electronic Structure of Fe3Si on Si(100) Substrates, Dec.. AIP Proceedings. , India
Siccardi, M, Olagunju A, Simiele M, D’Avolio A, Calcagno A, Perri GD, Bonora S, Owen A.  2014.  Relative genetic contribution to the pharmacokinetics of commonly prescribed antiretrovirals (Abstract #504), 3-6 March. 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). , Boston, MA, USA Abstract

Background: Antiretroviral pharmacokinetics is characterised by broad variability influenced by numerous factors affecting absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination. Recently, a relative genetic contribution (rGC) of 0.904 (0.64 – 0.97) was reported for nevirapine (NVP) AUC0-6h (Micheli et al, Pharmacogenet Genomics, 2013). The aim of this study was to assess the Cmin rGC for a panel of antiretroviral drugs to rank agents according to the degree to which heritability influences their pharmacokinetics.

Methods: Patients from the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Registries of the University of Turin and the University of Liverpool were included in the study. Inclusion criteria for both cohorts were as follows: receiving boosted lopinavir (LPV/r, 300/100 mg twice daily), boosted atazanavir (ATV/r 300/100 mg once daily), unboosted ATV (ATV, 400mg once daily), efavirenz (EFV, 600 mg once daily), NVP (400 mg once daily) or raltegravir (RAL, 400 mg twice daily), age>18 years, not receiving drugs known to contribute to drug-drug interactions. Plasma drug concentrations were determined using validated HPLC or LC-MS/MS methods. Intrapatient (SDw) and interpatient (SDb) variability were measured in patients with plasma concentrations available from more than one occasion. The rGC was calculated using the following equation: 1-(1/F) where F= SDb2/SDw. Statistical significance for genetic contribution was calculated using F-test, α = 0.05.

Results: A total of 211 patients were included in the study, 37 receiving LPV/r, 24 receiving ATV/r, 24 receiving ATV, 82 receiving EFV, 20 receiving NVP and 24 receiving RAL. SDw and SDb were 38% and 43% for LPV/r (n = 37), 49% and 50% for ATV/r (n = 24), 54% and 104% for ATV (n = 24), 33% and 60% for EFV (n = 82), 19% and 44% for NVP (n = 20), and 81% and 95% for RAL (n = 24), respectively. Mean with 95% CI rGC was calculated to be 0.35 (0.06-0.55) for LPV/r, 0.15 (0-0.6) for ATV/r, 0.55 (0.35 – 0.7) for ATV, 0.78 (0.68 – 0.85) for EFV, 0.82 (0.62-0.91) for NVP and 0.08 (0-0.56) for RAL (Figure). Genetic contribution was statistically significant (p<0.05) for ATV, EFV and NVP.

Discussion: The rank order for genetic contribution to variability in Cmin for the study drugs was NVP > EFV > ATV > LPV/r > ATV/r > RAL indicating class specific differences exist. Interestingly, these data indicate that ritonavir reduces the genetic contribution to variability in ATV Cmin presumably through inhibition of gene products such as CYP3A4 and ABCB1. Drugs with higher rGC scores may represent better candidates for pharmacogenetic studies.

Lal, C, Jain IP, DiSanto G, Caputo M, Panighel M, Taleatu BA, Goldoni A.  2013.  XPS study of 2H-TPP at Fe/Si(111) system, Dec. 2012. AIP Proceedings. , India
Adebajo, AC, Ayoola MD, Obagbemi OR, Obuotor EM, Ogunsina OM, Pinkoane M, Verspohl EJ.  2013.  Antihyperglycaemic and Anti-oxidant Activities of Eugenia uniflora Leaf: Evaluation of Ethnomedical Claims {IV}, 1–5th Sept, 2013. 61st Conference of the GA, Planta Medica; 79(13): PE2. 79, Number 13, Institut für Pharmazeutische Biologie und Phytochemie, WWU, Münster, Germany: Georg Thieme Verlag {KG} Abstract


Panighel, M, DiSanto G, Caputo M, Lal C, Taleatu BA, Goldoni A.  2013.  Review of 2H-tetraphenylporphyrins metalation in ultra-high vacuum on metal surfaces. IOP Conf. Series. , Trieste, Italy
Conference Proceedings
Panighel, M, DiSanto G, Caputo M, Lal C, Taleatu BA, Goldoni A.  2013.  Review of 2H-Tetraphenylporphyrins Metalation in Ultra-high Vacuum on Metal Surfaces. IOP Conference Series. :1088-1742., England: Journal of Physics
Sartorius, B, VanderHeide J, Yang M, Goosmann E, Hon J, Haeuser E, Chowdhury MAK, Perkins S, Jahagirdar D, Schaeffer L, Serfes A, LeGrand K, Abbastabar H, Hailemariam Z, Eshete A, Abu-Gharbieh E, Accrombessi M, Adebayo O, Adegbosin A.  2021.  Subnational mapping of HIV incidence and mortality among individuals aged 15–49 years in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000–18: a modelling study, 2021/06/05. Abstract
Journal Article
Sorsa, T, Alassiri S, Grigoriadis A, Räisänen IT, Pärnänen P, Nwhator SO, Gieselmann DR, Sakellari D.  Submitted.  Active MMP-8 (aMMP-8) as a grading and staging biomarker in the periodontitis classification. Diagnostics. 10:61., Number 2 Abstract
Sorsa, T, Gursoy UK, Nwhator SO, Hernandez M, Tervahartiala T, Leppilahti J, Gursoy M, Könönen E, Emingil G, Pussinen PJ, Mäntylä P.  Submitted.  Analysis of matrix metalloproteinases, especially MMP-8. in gingival crevicular fluid, mouthrinse and saliva for monitoring periodontal diseases. 70:142–163., Number 1 Abstract
Liu, Q, Atere CT, Shahbaz M, Wei X, Pausch J, Wu J, Ge T.  2022.  Vertical and horizontal shifts in soil microbial biomass and community composition based on long-term fertilization regimes in paddy soil profiles. Applied Soil Ecology. 169:104248
Popoola, K, Gbenga O, Animasaun E.  2021.  Gender differentials in poverty among migrants in rural border communities of Oyo state, Nigeria, 2021/10/02. Abstract

The study examined relative poverty among migrant men and women in rural border communities of the Oyo State. Three ruralborder settlements were randomly selected in Atisbo and Saki-west Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Oyo State. Two hundred and
four (204) questionnaires were administered to the father and mother in 102 migrant households and 198 questionnaires were
retrieved for analysis. Using Principal Component Analysis (PCA), the study revealed that women have a higher poverty level than
men. Also, the Principal Component Analysis revealed that the high loadings of factors on component one (Dwelling Conditions), for
both men and women, imply inadequate living conditions. This indicates the need for improved dwelling conditions for the migrants
and also the need to focus on gender-based poverty interventions especially among females, as they are more affected by poverty.