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Adebisi, E, Alao O, Ojo S.  2020.  Assessment of early warning signs predisposing building projects to failure in Nigeria, 01. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. ahead-of-print Abstract
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Adebisi, TA.  2015.  Acquisition of Entrepreneurial Skills by Polytechnic Students in Osun State, Nigeria. Journal of Educational and Social Research. 5(1):83-94.
Adebisi, T. A. & Femi-Aderinto, AM.  2016.  Roles of Community Day’s Celebration in Community Development: Ile-Ife and Ipetumodu Communities as Case Studies,. Journal of Media Educational Technology and Communications. 3(1):10-18.
Adebisi, T. A. and Oni, CS.  2012.  Availability of vocational training facilities for the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Nigeria. International Journal of Development and Sustainability. 1(3):889-902.
Adebisi, T. A., AATA & PY.  2015.  Idle Hands the Devil’s Workshop: Creating Jobs to Foster Peaceful and Harmonious Living in Nigeria. Journal of Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE). 20(1):49-67.
Adebisi, TA.  2010.  Adult Education and National Productivity in Nigeria. Educational Periscope. 3:45-52.
Adebisi, E, Ojo S, Alao O.  2018.  Assessment of factors influencing the failure and abandonment of multi-storey building projects in Nigeria, 04. International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. 36 Abstract
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Adebisi, TA.  2014.  Higher Education and Skills Development: An overview of Nigerian National Policy on Education (NPE). International Journal of Development and Sustainability. 3(12):2218-2227.
Adebisi, TA.  2018.  Increasing Cultural Awareness: The Conscientization Approach. Cross-Cultural Management: A Multidisciplinary Approach. , Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press
Adebisi, T. A. and Oyeleke, O.  2018.  Promoting Effective Teaching and Learning in Online Environment: A Blend of Pedagogical and Andragogical Models. Bulgarian Journal of Science and Education Policy. 12(1):153-171.
Adebisi, E, Alao O, Ojo S.  2020.  Assessment of early warning signs predisposing building projects to failure in Nigeria, 2020/01/27. ahead-of-print Abstract

PurposeThe continuous failure of construction projects notwithstanding appreciable increase in project management knowledge has necessitated a proactive approach of assessing early warning signs (EWS) of building projects failure. Building projects are expected to show warning signs before experiencing crises, comparable to a patient displaying symptoms of a disease. Thus, this study aims to examine the EWS that predisposed building projects to failure in Nigeria to provide empirical data for enhancing projects delivery.
Design/methodology/approach
Primary data were used for the study. Structured questionnaire was administered to consultants and contractors’ personnel within Lagos State, Nigeria. A total of 180 copies of questionnaire were administered and 134 copies (combined response rate of 74.44 per cent) were retrieved. Frequency distribution, percentages, mean item score and Mann–Whitney test were used to analyse the data.
Findings
Most construction professionals applied the EWS approach from project planning and early construction phase. The most significant EWS predisposing building projects to failure were “Management inability and incompetence to proactively detect and manage problems at early project stages”, “Actual expenditure is constantly shooting beyond cost estimates” and “Incurred costs already getting higher than the anticipated benefits”. Project/construction management-related symptoms are most significant to predisposing building projects to failure.
Practical implications
The study provided implications for effective project management of building projects through proactive approach which is very paramount to improving the delivery of building projects in Nigeria.
Originality/value
The study provides implications for proactive management of building projects, thereby enhancing the delivery of building projects.

Adebisi, TA.  2013.  An Investigation into the Problems Facing Vocational Apprenticeship in Osogbo, Osun State, Nigeria. Journal of Educational Development. 5:173-181.
Adebisi, TA.  2016.  Commercial Motorcycling: Antidote to Unemployment or Breeding Ground of Crimes and Woe? A Case Study of South-Western Nigeria. Contemporary Nigeria Transitional Agencies of Change. , Austin Texas: Pan-African University Press
Adebisi, TA.  2017.  Climate Change and Food Insecurity: An Overview of Possible Solutions through Climate Science Literacy and Environmental Education. Journal of Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE). 22(2):404-411.
Adebisi, TA.  2016.  Insurgency and Insecurity: Bane of Global Literacy Development. Bulgarian Journal of Science & Education Policy. 10(1):53-68.
Adebiyi, LO, Kuti BP, Adegbola AJ, Odekunle J, Onuchukwu C, Oyelami OA.  2021.  Relationship between maternal and infants' Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Calcium, and Phosphates in an exclusively breastfeeding population. : Medknow Publications Abstract
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Adebiyi, RT, Babalola O, Amuda-Yusuf G, Rasheed SA, Olowa TO.  2020.  Effect of knowledge and compliance of health and safety information on construction sites workers’ safety in Nigeria. International Journal of Safety and Security Engineering. 10:269–277., Number 2 Abstract
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ADEBIYI, RANTITAIBAT, Babalola O, AMUDA YUSUF GANIYU, RASHEED SHEHUABDULKADIR, ZUBAIR MUSAABIODUN.  2020.  STATE OF AWARENESS AND ADHERENCE TO HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS IN NIGERIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. : KADUNA STSTE UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES JOURNAL Abstract
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Adebiyi, R, Babalola O, Amuda-Yusuf G, Rasheed S, Olowa T.  2020.  Effect of Knowledge and Compliance of Health and Safety Information on Construction Sites Workers’ Safety in Nigeria, 2020/04/30. 10:269-277. Abstract
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Adebiyi, AM, Komolafe MA, Idowu AO, Omon HE, Ogunniyi A.  2020.  Cardiac autonomic neuropathy in adult epilepsy patients in a tertiary hospital in South-Western Nigeria, 2020. Nigerian journal of clinical practice. 23(10) Abstract

Background: Cardiac autonomic neuropathy (CAN) resulting from seizures has been implicated in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in persons with epilepsy (PWE), however, there are no previous studies of CAN in PWE from Nigeria. Objectives: This study sought to determine the frequency and pattern of CAN in adult PWE in a tertiary hospital in South-western Nigeria and to determine the relationship between seizure variables and CAN. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 80 adult PWE and 80 matched controls aged between 18 and 60 years was carried out between March 2012 and June 2013 at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Complex, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Demographic and clinical data were obtained from all the study participants. Anxiety was excluded using the Hamilton Anxiety Scale. Those with conditions that could affect autonomic function, such as chronic renal failure, heart failure, Parkinson's disease, diabetes mellitus, anxiety, and psychiatric disorders and pregnant women were excluded. Five bedside cardiovascular reflex tests were performed on each subject after baseline heart rate and blood pressure (BP) had been recorded. Results: The mean age of onset of epilepsy was 19 ± 10 years, whereas the mean duration of epilepsy was 10 ± 8 years. The mean seizure frequency was 14 ± 30 per month (median three seizures per month). Of the 80 patients evaluated, 42 (52.5%) had CAN, whereas none of the controls had CAN. Majority (69%) of the PWE with CAN had purely parasympathetic dysfunction, whereas 3% had purely sympathetic dysfunction and 10% had combined autonomic dysfunction. The PWE in this study had significantly lower tilt ratios and diastolic BP change with Isometric Hand grip as well as significantly higher systolic BP change on standing than the controls. Patients who had more than four seizures per month had higher odds of CAN than those with less frequent seizures (odds ratio 0.275, P value 0.023). Also, patients who had received treatment for less than 10 years were found to have greater odds of CAN than those who had received treatment for a longer period (odds ratio 11.676, P value 0.046). Conclusion: CAN is common in adult PWE in South-Western Nigeria and the major predictors are short duration of treatment and frequent seizure episodes. Routine screening of these patients may help with early detection of autonomic dysfunction and provide an opportunity for intervention.

ADEBIYI, RANTITAIBAT, Babalola O, Amuda-Yusuf G, RASHEED SHEHUABDULKADIR, ZUBAIR MUSAABIODUN.  2020.  Level of Awareness and Adherence to Health and Safety Regulations in Construction Industry in Kwara State of Nigeria. : Kaduna State University Environmental Sciences Journal Abstract
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