The Journal of Nigerian Statistical Association (JNSA) is the official Journal of the Nigerian Statistical Association. The Journal has its primary objective of providing a comprehensive publication of works in all areas of statistics. It publishes both technical and not too technical expository papers dwelling on important theoretical and methodological developments concerning computer applications, major surveys and reports. Papers on interface areas are also published in the Journal.
The Journal of Nigerian Statistical Association (JNSA) intends to publish high quality papers in statistical theory and methods as well as their significant applications. Emphasis is on originality. Paper that has already been published or submitted for publication elsewhere is not accepted. All papers are referred. Decisions on papers are made subject to the advice of the reviewers. However, the editor may return to author(s) without review, any manuscript deemed to be inappropriate for the Journal.
Editor-In-Chief: Professor J.I. Mbegbu
Department of Mathematics
University of Benin, Benin City.
Phone Number: +2348020740989
Editorial Board: Prof. E.T. Jolayomi
Prof. P.E. Chigbu
Prof. S.U. Gulumbe
Prof. S.M. Ogbonmwan
Prof. E.C. Nduka
Prof. O.E. Asiribo
Prof. I.S. Iwueze
Mr. C.M. Okafor
The Journal of Nigerian Statistical Association (JNSA) is published by the Nigeria Statistical Association with support from the Nigerian Tertiary Education Fund (TET Fund).
Instruction for Authors
1. It is a requirement that the author(s) of a paper should be member(s) of the Nigerian Statistical Association (NSA). Non members may also submit papers for possible publication in the Journal. However, they will have to register as members before their papers are published.
2. All manuscripts must be original and set in Microsoft Word in double spacing with 1” margins on all sides on A4 size with a type face of Time New Roman and font size 12. The manuscripts must not have been submitted to any other Journal for publication. All equations must be typed using Equation Editor.
3. The title of a manuscript should be descriptive, concise and capture the theme as clearly as possible.
4. The Names(s) and address(s) of the author(s) should be given below the title of each manuscript, and on a separate page. The e-mail address of the corresponding author must be clearly identified on this page.
5. Each manuscript should have a single paragraph abstract placed on the first page with no mathematical expressions. This page should also carry the title of the manuscript.
6. Titles for Figures and Tables should be placed below and at the top of the Figures/Tables respectively. Diagrams should be prepared in a form suitable for direct reproduction. Formulas should be numbered consecutively with section number and equation number in brackets appearing on the right hand side margin.
7. In the text of the paper, reference should be cited by just writing the name of the author followed by the year of publication in parenthesis, such as Nworgu (2011), Oseni and Adepoju (2011) or Osuji et al. (2011) for more than two authors.
The list of the references at the end of the paper should correspond to those cited in the text and arranged in alphabetical order of names by year. Each reference should have: Name of author(s) followed by year of publication in bracket, title of the paper (or textbook) and journal where the paper is published, volume of the journal and pages. E.g. Nworgu, E.C. (2011). A Comparative Performance of Several Robust Discriminant Analysis Procedures, Journal of Nig. Stat. Assoc., Vol. 23, pg. 36-55.