As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission’s compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines:

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is double-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the APA 7th Edition citations and referencing requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Manuscript Preparation

  • The research paper should not be more than 20 pages of A4 paper on times new roman, 12 font and double line spacing, typed in MS Word for review.
  • Submissions must include name(s), department(s), email and Phone number of author(s).
  • Submission of a manuscript for publication in the journal represents a certification on the part of the author(s) that it is an original work and is neither plagiarised, published nor considered for publication elsewhere.
  • Ensuring number three is complied with is strictly the responsibility of the author(s) as the journal or AE-FUNAI will not bear any liability for violating or breaching any of the aforementioned.
  • The manuscripts and references should conform to the style prescribed by the publication manual of American Psychological Association (7thedition).
  • The abstract should not exceed 250 words on single line spacing with a maximum of 5 key words typed below the abstract. Please, do not italicize your abstract.
  • Publication fee: Each research paper should be accompanied with a non-refundable peer review fee of N5000. At the acceptance of research paper for publication, the author will be required to make full payment of N20,000 for manuscript publication. Please, note that payment of the vetting fee is not a guarantee that your manuscript will be accepted.
  • The decision of the editorial board to either publish or not to publish any article will be communicated to the author(s) without delay.
  • The editorial board reserves the right to reject a manuscript where it fails to meet its standard or infringes basic research ethics and such decision by the editorial board is final.
  • All the submitted papers will be turned in to check for plagiarism.
  • Deadline: There is no deadline for paper submission. Articles are published online first as they get accepted.
  • Submit your original paper to¬†okolie.chinonso@funai.edu.ng

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