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Ojo, T, Owojuyigbe A.  2021.  NICAFE 2021. 2507 REV-1, 2021/08/15. Abstract
Ihekoronye, M, Osemene KP, Erhun W, Afolabi MO.  2021.  Customers’ Perspectives of Service Quality in Community Pharmacies in Nigeria: A Cross-Sectional Survey, 2021/01/30. Abstract

Background: There is a growing need to understand the determinants of service quality in community pharmacy from the viewpoint of customers. Objectives: The study explored customer perspectives of pharmacy services using quality indicators and proposed a path for quality improvement. Methods: A questionnaire-based cross-sectional survey was conducted on 704 conveniently selected customers of community pharmacies between August and October, 2019. The exit survey examined customer expectations compared to actual services received. Questionnaire items were drawn from service quality domains of reliability, assurance, tangibles, equity, and responsiveness. Descriptive statistics was used to summarize demographic characteristics of respondents. To explore gaps between expected and perceived service quality, each domain was subjected to a pairwise t-test. Results: Customers’ response rate was 91.2% (n = 642) while their mean age was 52.1±3.55 years. Majority 60% (n = 259) were females, 62.5% (n = 401) had spent five years or less as customers of individual pharmacies. There was significant gap between expected and perceived service quality (t =13.55, p = 0.047). Domains of responsiveness (t = 162.67, p = 0.004) and reliability (t = 27.96, p = 0.023) contributed significantly to this gap with responsiveness being disproportionately impactful. Conclusion: There was significant gap between customer expectations of responsiveness and reliability of pharmacy teams and service fulfilment. This demands improved willingness to prioritize customer needs, serving them promptly, accurately, and as promised.

Orimoogunje, OOI, Adeleke BO, EJABENA HO.  2021.  COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A CURSE OR A BLESSING TO THE MOTHER NATURE. :369-396., Lagos: University of Lagos Press and Bookshop Ltd.
Bolaji, A.  2020.  Reproductive biology of four weedy Euphorbia species from Ile-Ife, Nigeria, 2020/05/26. 22 Abstract

Euphorbia heterophylla Linn., Euphorbia hirta Linn., Euphorbia hyssopifolia Linn. and Euphorbia prostrata Linn. are four noxious, yet economically important weeds, useful as phytomedicine in some parts of the world and also in Nigeria. Studies were carried out on their reproductive biology with a view to understanding the mode of their spread. Parameters investigated include number of days to seedling emergence, germination percentage, number of days to flowering, period to anthesis, pollinators, pollen viability, pollen size, floral structure, fruits type, seeds type, average number of fruit per plant, average number of seeds per plant and mode of seed dispersal. Results obtained showed that the seedlings of the four Euphorbia species studied emerged within 3 to 5 days; numbers of days to 50% flowering took 44 to 58 days; while flowering and fruiting continued throughout the remaining part of the year; thus exhibited r-strategy, expending more time and allocation of resources on their reproductive phases than their vegetative phases. Also differences existed in their stigma shape, perianth colour, perianth texture, pollen sizes, pollen viability as well as ripened colour of seed which were all significant characters that could be useful in delimiting the species. Furthermore, the study revealed that the four species were essentially insect pollinated and their seeds dispersed by means of explosive mechanism usually characteristic of their schizocarpic fruits. This ability as well as their tendency to exhibit r-strategy could probably account for their ability to spread and invade cultivated fields, waste lands and roadsides. ABSTRACT 001

Alashi, A, Taiwo K, Oyedele D, Adebooye O, Aluko R.  2018.  Polyphenol composition and antioxidant properties of vegetable leaf-fortified bread, 2018/08/03. Journal of Food Biochemistry. :e12625. Abstract
Ayanwale, A, Olugbade Y, Oluwasola O, Oyedele D.  2018.  Information Use for Marketing Efficiency of Underutilized Indigenous Vegetable, 2018/06/19. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 10 Abstract
Ayanwale, A, Alao O, Ayinde J, Olugbade Y, Oyedele D, Adebooye O.  2018.  Branded Radio Program and Awareness of Under-utilized Indigenous Vegetable Innovations in Southwestern Nigeria (Innovation Dissemination through Branded Radio Program), 2018/04/18. Journal of Agricultural & Food Information. Abstract
Alashi, A, Taiwo K, Oyedele D, Adebooye O, Aluko R.  2018.  Antihypertensive properties of aqueous extracts of vegetable leaf‐fortified bread after oral administration to spontaneously hypertensive rats, 2018/03/01. International Journal of Food Science & Technology. Abstract
Folayan, M.  2018.  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.
Ogunba, OA, Ajayi CA.  2018.  Property Feasibility & Viability Studies. , Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press
Ogunba, OA, Ajayi CA.  2018.  Property Feasibility and Viability Studies. , Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, Ile-Ife
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.

Atoloye, IA.  2017.  Effects of a one-time compost addition on soil health in a rainfed dryland organic wheat system, 2017/04/13. Abstract

Maintaining adequate soil fertility and health is a challenge in dryland organic wheat systems. This research examines the short-term impact of a one-time addition of compost on the soil health in a rainfed dryland organic winter-wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) fallow system. Field plot experiments were established in 2015 in a semiarid dryland organic wheat field in Snowville, Utah with the following treatments: control (C), compost at 12.5 Mg/ha dry weight (CM1), 25 Mg/ha (CM2), 50 Mg/ha (CM3), positive control 25 Mg compost + 40 lb N feather meal (PC), and 2 Mg chicken manure (CMU). Soil samples were taken in May 2016 at a depth of 0-10 cm from the plots in the wheat phase of the rotation. Indicators of soil health and fertility were determined such as microbial biomass C, enzyme activities involved in the cycling of C and P, total organic carbon and nitrogen determined.The application of compost appeared to promote microbial activities with the greatest effect at CM3. Acid and alkaline phosphatase enzyme activities significantly increased by as much as 61 % and 47 % respectively. Microbial biomass carbon, dehydrogenase enzyme activity, readily mineralizable carbon, total organic carbon and total nitrogen were highest at CM3.
Based on our findings so far, compost addition stimulated soil microbial activities and boosted organic C and N in the surface layers of the soil. Outcomes of this study will contribute to the overall goal of enhancing productivity and sustainability of rainfed dryland organic winter-wheat.

Atoloye, IA.  2017.  From agricultural residues to biofertilizers: preparation and characterization for use in hydroponics, 2017/04/08. American Open Chemistry Journal. 3:1-14. Abstract
Shittu, K, Oyedele D, Babatunde K.  2017.  The effects of moisture content at tillage on soil strength in maize production, 2017/04/01. Egyptian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 4 Abstract
Fasogbon, B, Taiwo K, Oyedele D.  2017.  Nutritional Assessment and Consumer Acceptability of Snacks (Chinchin and Cookies) Enriched with Underutilized Indigenous Vegetables, 2017/03/20. International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences. 6:97-107. Abstract
Akindele, O, Gbadamosi O, Taiwo K, Oyedele D, Adebooye O.  2017.  Proximate, Mineral, Sensory Evaluations and Shelf Stability of Chinchin Enriched with Ugu and Indian Spinach Vegetables, 2017/01/10. International Journal of Biochemistry Research & Review. 18:1-14. Abstract