IMPACT OF INSURANCE MARKET ACTIVITY ON ECONOMIC GROWTH IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Insurance is one of the cornerstones of modern-day financial services sector. In addition to its traditional role of managing risk, insurance market activity, both as intermediary and as provider of risk transfer and indemnification, may promote growth by allowing different risks to be managed more efficiently, promoting […]

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ANTI-ULCER ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS TUBER EXTRACT OF Cyperus esculentus ON DICLOFENAC SODIUM AND HISTAMINE INDUCED GASTRIC LESIONS IN WISTAR ALBINO RATS

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Acid facilitates the digestion of protein and absorption of iron, calcium, and vitamin B-12 as well as preventsbacterial overgrowth and enteric infection (Schubert and Shamburek, 1990). However,when levels of acid (and pepsin) overwhelm mucosaldefense mechanisms ulcers occur.Peptic ulcer disease occurs mainly due to consumption of NSAIDS, infection by H. pylori, stress or […]

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