Articles by Author: Abiodun Musbau Lawal

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  1. Academic self-confidence effects on test anxiety among Nigerian university students

    Academic self-confidence effects on test anxiety among Nigerian university students

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated academic self-confidence effects on test anxiety indicators of performance impairment and intrusive worry. Respondents were 206 Nigerian undergraduate students (mean age = 20.29, SD = 2. 22; female = 43.2%). The students took the Westside Test Anxiety...
  2. A network of tongues: African languages, multilingualism and global communication

    A network of tongues: African languages, multilingualism and global communication

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    Some scholars have noted that globalization portends ‘a global common language’ that offers unprecedented possibilities for mutual understanding and thus enables us to find fresh opportunities for international co-operation. Yet, others have argued in favour of multilingualism, described as an...
  3. Physico-chemical and macrobenthic faunal characteristics of Kuramo Water, Lagos, southern Nigeria

    Physico-chemical and macrobenthic faunal characteristics of Kuramo Water, Lagos, southern Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    A five-month study in 2001 of an enclosed lagoon, Kuramo Water in southern Nigeria, exposed to urban perturbation describes its physical, chemical and macrobenthic invertebrate characteristics. Of the 16 physical and chemical conditions studied at four sites within the bank-root...
  4. Pyogenic liver abscess mimicking pleural effusion

    Pyogenic liver abscess mimicking pleural effusion

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Pyogenic liver abscess is a major visceral abscess that may pose a diagnostic dilemma in a febrile child with prominent extra-abdominal symptoms. We present a case of a well-nourished, immunocompetent four-year-old girl who had none of the common predispositions to...
  5. Application of geographical information system and remote sensing in malaria research and control in South Africa: a review

    Application of geographical information system and remote sensing in malaria research and control in South Africa: a review

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases
    This paper presents a review of numerous items of published literature on the use of spatial technology for malaria epidemiology in South Africa between 1930 and 2013. In particular, focus is on the use of statistical and mathematical models as...
  6. A secure framework for SMS-based service delivery in m-government using a multicast encryption scheme

    A secure framework for SMS-based service delivery in m-government using a multicast encryption scheme

    The use of mobile devices has revolutionised the world. Their affordability, high availability and usage convenience could transform the current governance to mobile government. However, in literature, the existing m-government architecture in Africa does not adequately consider security in its...
  7. Status of mental-health services for adolescents with psychiatric morbidity in youth correctional institutions in Lagos

    Status of mental-health services for adolescents with psychiatric morbidity in youth correctional institutions in Lagos

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Child & Adolescent Mental Health
    Background: High prevalence rates of psychiatric morbidity have been documented among adolescents within youth correctional institutions in Nigeria. However, there has not been prior investigation to determine the capacity for and nature of mental health services being provided in these...
  8. Factors associated with failed spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean sections in Mthatha general hospital, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Factors associated with failed spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean sections in Mthatha general hospital, Eastern Cape, South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Background: The use of spinal anaesthesia has increased in the last three decades, given that it is the recommended anaesthetic of choice for better foetal and maternal outcomes in Caesarean section. Failed spinal anaesthesia (FSA) exposes patients to unfavourable experience...