Author Guidelines

Include correct author identifying information on  a separate page only and if there are multiple authors, please identify the contact author.

  • Place the title of the manuscript at the top of the abstract page.
  • The submission should contain all tables, figures, and references in a single file.
  • Please include in your e-mail, four or fiveeywords that will help us assign the manuscript to the appropriate reviewers.
  • Include your assurances that the manuscript is original and is not under review at any other journal.
  • Your submission will be acknowledged by return e-mail when assigned to reviewers (usually within one week of receipt).

Please make sure that:

  • Your submission (including references) conforms to the writing style as outlined in  APA (6th edition).
  • All text, including references, is double-spaced in  Times New Roman font (12-point type) with one-inch margins.
  • Your title page includes complete contact information for all authors, including mailing addresses, email addresses, orcid number, phone, and fax numbers.
  • Your abstract is 150 words or less.
  • Nothing in your manuscript file other than the title page identifies the authors.
  • The text of your submission, including the abstract, body of the paper, and references (but not including the title page, tables, and figures), is at most 20 pages and between 5000 to 6000 words.
  • Any prior publication of data featured in the manuscript is explicitly acknowledged either in the manuscript or in the transmittal letter to the editor. Any forthcoming or “in press” articles that uses the data should be forwarded to the editor with the submission. Please provide proof of copyright clearance for any previously published materials used in the article, such as photographs, tables, charts, graphics, etc.

Your submission should include a brief author’s bio for each author, noting name, position/title, organization, orcid number and email address. All authors submitting for publication must fill Permission to Publish form.

Article Processing Charges (APC)

Our current article processing charge is N45, 000.00 (non-refundable). Payment can be made via credit card or direct deposit.