Sokoto Journal of Social Sciences (SJSS) is a bi-annual academic journal published in June and December by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto. The journal publishes original research papers and review articles, all of which are referred. The papers range across the entire realm of the field of Social Sciences and Humanities.
Editorial Review and Acceptance
The criteria for the acceptance of all papers are the quality and originality of the research and its significance to the readership and the field of Social Sciences and Humanities. Manuscripts are subjected to double peer review. Final acceptance or rejection rests with the Editorial Board.
Manuscripts should be written in a clear, direct style. Where contributions are judged as acceptable for publication on the basis of the content, the Editor and the Publisher reserve the right to modify typescripts to ensure clarity. Manuscripts requiring major alterations will be returned to the author(s).
Submission of Manuscripts
All articles submitted to the Journal must comply with all the Journal’s instructions. Failure to do so will result in return of the manuscript and possible delay in publication. The original manuscript should be submitted electronically by clicking the link below:
Submissions should be double-spaced, with top, bottom and side margins at least 30 mm. All pages should be numbered consecutively at the bottom centre of the page, beginning with the title page.
The following instructions should be adhered to:
• The entire article (including figures and tables) should be supplied as a single file
• Authors should supply their accepted paper as formatted text.
• Manuscripts are to be prepared and submitted in word document (.doc) or rich text format. Only manuscript prepared by MS Word 1997-2007 will be accepted for assessment.
Assessment Fee (Non Refundable): N7,500
Publication Fee: N25,000
Account Name: Sokoto Journal of the Social Sciences
Account No: 3064002490
Bank: First Bank Plc
Address: Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Branch
Correspondence: The Editor in Chief
Sokoto Journal of the Social Sciences
Faculty of Social Sciences
Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto