Guidelines to Authors

African Journal of Engineering and Environment Research (AJOEER) is an Open Access, Online Peer Reviewed Research Journal structured to promote genuine research innovations and inventions in the core areas of Engineering, Science, Technology and the Environment. The Journal’s publication focal area also covers allied disciplines such as Energy and Environmental Management, Energy and Environmental Law, Human Capital Development Studies, Communication Technology and Facility Management, etc.

The Journal is designed to function effectively and adequately in promoting research exhibition, techno-expo conferences, research roadmap designs, research marketing and commercialization, research incentivizations and research policy implementation at all levels. The Journal content covers original articles of authors in the core areas enumerated above. Authors are enjoined to note that engineering operations, scientific discoveries, technology development and environmental management are integral to the core social responsibility in all spheres of human activities, which the Journal must promote through publications. The Journal will skillfully, promote the marketing of intellectual endowments of authors and researchers for the industry at all levels.


“What Do We Publish”
The Journal will publish original research articles in the core areas listed above. Only genuine research work of the authors attested to by filling the authenticity form shall be published. Upon satisfying the authenticity of the article, authors shall be issued publication certification with an online identification number, to confirm the acceptance of their paper for publication.

The following publications shall be a regular content and style in the African Journal of Engineering and Environment (AJOEER):
i) Full length original peer reviewed articles.
ii) Research report communicating new strategies and policies in the core areas listed above.
iii) Short notes describing research findings not sufficient to be called an article.
iv) Comments and remarks of authors, Readers, reviewers and analysts on previous publication of the journal.


“Manuscript Standards”
All manuscripts should be written in English Language, in Microsoft Word and 12 point Times New Romans size font only. Article should be twelve (12) pages at least and fifteen (15) pages maximum, including tables, charts, and graphs. All articles for publication should include abstract, introduction, methods or description of process, results and discussion, conclusion and recommendations where necessary acknowledgments and references.

Authors are expected to follow the prescribed patterns here-under:

Abstract— The abstract should summarize the content of the paper. Try to keep the abstract below 250 words. Do not make references nor display equations in the abstract. The journal will be printed from the same-sized copy prepared by you. Your manuscript should be printed on A4 paper (21.0 cm x 29.7 cm). It is imperative that the margins and style described below be adhered to carefully. This will enable us to keep uniformity in the final printed copies of the Journal. Please keep in mind that the manuscript you prepare will be photographed and printed as it is received. Readability of copy is of paramount importance.

Keywords— About 4-6 keywords in alphabetical order, separated by comma.

the introduction of the paper should explain the nature of the problem, previous work, purpose, and the contribution of the paper. The contents of each section may be provided to understand easily about the paper.

The headings and subheadings, starting with “1. Introduction”, appear in upper and lower case letters and should be set in bold and aligned flush left. All headings from the Introduction to Acknowledgements are numbered sequentially using 1, 2, 3, etc. Subheadings are numbered 1.1, 1.2, etc. If a subsection must be further divided, the numbers 1.1.1, 1.1.2, etc.
The font size for heading is 10 points bold face and subsections with 10 points and not bold. Do not underline any of the headings, or add dashes, colons, etc.

The first paragraph under each heading or subheading should be flush left, and subsequent paragraphs should have a five-space indentation. A colon is inserted before an equation is presented, but there is no punctuation following the equation. All equations are numbered and referred to in the text solely by a number enclosed in a round bracket (i.e., (3) reads as “equation 3”). Ensure that any miscellaneous numbering system you use in your paper cannot be confused with a reference [4] or an equation (3) designation.

To ensure a high-quality product, diagrams and lettering MUST be either computer-drafted or drawn using ink.
Figure captions appear below the figure, are flush left, and are in lower case letters. When referring to a figure in the body of the text, the abbreviation “Fig.” is used. Figures should be numbered in the order they appear in the text. Table captions appear centered above the table in upper and lower case letters. When referring to a table in the text, no abbreviation is used and “Table” is capitalized.

A conclusion section must be included and should indicate clearly the advantages, limitations, and possible applications of the paper. Although a conclusion may review the main points of the paper, do not replicate the abstract as the conclusion. A conclusion might elaborate on the importance of the work or suggest applications and extensions.

An acknowledgement section may be presented after the conclusion, if desired.


The author-date style is accepted in the African Journal of Engineering and Environment Research. The first name should be clearly written, followed with abbreviation(s) where applicable as shown below:

  1. Amadi, S.A, Ukpaka, C.P. and Neeka, J.B (2007): Mechanisms of microbial corrosion of Aluminum Alloys: Journal of Industrial Pollution Control, 23(2), Pp. 197 – 208, Delhi India.
  2. Neeka, J, Peter, E, and Nwosu, B (2019): Design parameters and conceptual analysis on gas resource and infrastructure management: Trans-Nigerian Gas Pipeline Projects in Nigeria: Available online@; August 2019.
  3. Awwal, B, Mike, F, and Graham, M (2017): Pollution of sediments by heavy metals in Lagos Harbor-Sources, pathways and management. International Conference on Oil, Gas and Petrochemistry, Pp. 85-91 Dubai UAE.
  4. Mike, O.O (2006): Research Summary Report on the PTDF Endowment Chair in Gas Engineering, University of Port Harcourt in Neeka, B. J. Ed 2015: Edited Summary Reports on the PTDF Professorial Endowment Research (PERRS), Vol.1
  5. Ogbonna, J.F. (2013): An investigation into the prospects of improving the Rheological Properties of Drilling Mud Additives using Okra seeds in Nigeria; Unpublished Report, University of Port Harcourt.