AUTHOR’S INFORMATION

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Submitting authors have the responsibilities of using their education experience and background in ensuring their manuscripts are of high academic ethical standard.

WHO IS AN AUTHOR?

The NAJFBR accepts the ICMJE recommendation that authorship be based on the following 4 criteria:

  1. Substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work; or the acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data for the work: AND
  2. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content; AND
  3. Final approval of the version to be published; AND
  4. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved.

1. Accuracy
All information contained in the manuscript must be accurate with elaborate disclosure of all sources of data and information.
2. Data Manuscripts written with illegally obtained data will not be accepted. So author(s) must certify that data used was legally obtained.
3. Submission
The submission must abide with all journal submission guideline.
4. Paper Authorship

Only authors, who have made significant contribution to originating the research design, review of literature data collection and analysis/interpretation and research execution should be listed as co-authors. The lead author must ensure that all such authors have seen and agreed to the submitted version of the manuscript and the inclusion of their names as co-authors. Non-author contributors must be acknowledged in the acknowledgment section of the manuscript.
5. Availability and Retention of Data
Data used in the analysis and interpretation of results must be provided for editorial review and retained by the author.
6. Errors Reporting in Published Articles
Any error discovered by the author(s), either during editorial or after publication of the manuscript must be reported to the Editor-in-Chief.
7. Disclosure
Any financial support or conflict of interest must be disclosed.
8. Legality of Research Undertaken

Authors must ensure that they have conducted the research in compliance with all laws, university policies and professional responsibilities. Where no laws exist regarding the research, the author(s) should comply by the Helsinki Declaration as revised in 2008.
9. Copyright
The author (s) must obtain copy right clearance for all copyrighted or proprietary materials included in the article and submit to the Editor-in-Chief. This is in addition to the appropriate acknowledgment for using such materials

Views, opinions and findings expressed and any acts of impropriety in the manuscript belong to the author(s) and therefore are responsible for any errors therein.

Author(s) are responsible for the accuracy of all the content of the manuscript. Authors agree to hold the journal, its affiliates, subsidiaries and parent company, agents, employees, directors, editors, reviewers and other affiliated parties harmless and, agree to defend all of the above for any action for damages, from third party liability which might arise as a result of the manuscript and its publication.

Upon acceptance of an article for journal publication, Authors must sign a document transmitting copyright to the Global Business Investments and Publications LLC after the manuscript has been accepted for publication and confirming the authors and manuscript are in compliance with these ethics and malpractice guidelines

Views, opinions and findings expressed and any acts of impropriety in the manuscript belong to the author(s) and therefore are responsible for any errors therein. Author(s) are responsible for the accuracy of all the content of the manuscript. Authors agree to hold the journal, its affiliates, subsidiaries and parent company, agents, employees, directors, editors, reviewers and other affiliated parties harmless and, agree to defend all of the above for any action for damages, from third party liability which might arise as a result of the manuscript and its publication.

Copyright of each article belongs to the author(s).
10. Appeals & Complaints
All complaints of unfair rejection of articles, plagiarism etc., should be emailed to the Editor-in-Chief at chiakuchukwuogor@globip.com.

1. Articles must be no longer than 15 pages (all inclusive), double spacing. Manuscripts should contain a 200- word abstract. The manuscript must be clearly written without any spelling or grammatical errors.

2. Manuscripts should be double spaced, Book Antiqua font, 12point with 3.5cm margin on all four sides and use Microsoft word.

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All tables and figures should be incorporated into the body of the paper. All tables must be appropriately named and titled and source clearly indicated. The author(s) can write three sentences in Book Antiqua font 10 point to explain key information about the figure.

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The first page of the manuscript should contain the paper title, author(s) name(s), affiliation(s), author(s)’ academic degrees, professional titles, postal email address(es), the 200-word abstract and the JEC Codes.

5. The manuscript should be submitted in Microsoft word to submissions@globip.com

6. Carefully read Duties of Authors

Original manuscripts are invited from researchers, academicians, bureaucrats and professionals for publication consideration. Each manuscript must include a 200- word abstract. The first page of the manuscript should contain the paper title, authors name, affiliation, email address, the 200-word abstract and the JEC Codes. The manuscript should be submitted in Microsoft word to submissions@globip.com.

1 Carefully read Duties of Authors

2 Articles are accepted only in Micro Soft Word format.

3 Contributors should adhere to the format of the journal.

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All correspondence should be directed to the Editor-in-Chief at: submissions@globip.com

5 There is a $20 USD non- refundable submission fee. There is also a non- refundable resubmission fee of $10 USD where necessary.

6 Publication fee for each accepted article is $20 USD for
sole authors, and $10 USD per co-author in the case of multiple contributors. Publication fees are not refundable.

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Authors submitting manuscripts from low-income countries can submit an application for discounted submission and publication fees.

8 Submission and publication fees should be in the form of US bank checks or money orders or international bank checks or money orders and mailed to:
Managing Editor
Global Business, Investments and Publications
233 Mulberry Road
Mansfield Center, CT 06250, USA.

Payments in international bank checks or money orders should include $10 USD for bank clearing fees.

All manuscripts received that are within the scope of our journals are sent to a reviewer in a blind peer review process. The reviewers feedback is evaluated by Editor-in-Chief who decides whether to accept, reject the paper or authorize a rewrite and resubmission of the manuscript by the author(s).

Expertise
The reviewer must have fair an expertise in the field.
Confidentiality
The reviewer must not disclose the author's and all information contained in the manuscripts must be treated as privileged information.
Objectivity
The reviewer must review manuscripts objectively and clearly document their views with sound supporting arguments. If for any reason, the reviewer cannot objectively evaluate the manuscript, he must inform the Editor-in-Chief of this and excuse himself from the review.
Acknowledgment of Sources Manuscript reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research.
Handling of possible plagiarism
The reviewer must bring to the attention of the Editor-in-Chief any observed similarity between the manuscripts under review and any other published paper.
Promptness All reviewers are expected to report back to the Editor in a timely manner. The reviewer must inform the Editor-in-Chief if for any reason, he is unable to complete the review in the stipulated time

Plagiarism, the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and passing them off as one's own will not be tolerated. Discovery of the act of plagiarism will lead to a retraction of the article and the journal will not accept future article submissions by the author(s).

Ethics violation complaints and reported errors will be promptly investigated. Where necessary, we will publish corrections, issue an apology or retract the article. The corrections will be available on the journal website. Please note that minor typographical or grammar errors are not grounds for corrections.

Misconduct of an author or any violations of the Ethics policy and Authors’ responsibilities may lead to article retraction

Retracted papers will be replaced with a page stating the title author(s) and reasons for retraction on the GLOBIP website only.