ABUAD International Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences (AIJNAS) is a university-based scholarly journal of the College of Science, Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.

Copyright, Licence and Open Access Policy

Every published article except otherwise stated bears the Creative Commons licence CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International and is open and immediately accessible to readers for download, share and reuse with due attribution to the authors who own the copyright of such published works. The journal accepts a moderate article processing charge (APC) to recoup the cost of editorial, web hosting and other services rendered to sustain the journal. Go to the Make a Submission tab for more details on the APC.

Indexing and Preservation

AIJNAS is PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN), LOCKSS and CLOCKSS compliant. Importantly, all accepted and published articles carry unique digital object identifier (DOI) and are indexed in many reputable scholarly databases, libraries and archiving infrastructures that use the PKP PN, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS system for wider distribution, persistent visibility and global access.

Scope and Submission

The journal publishes original research from all fields of natural and applied sciences. Guidelines for manuscript preparation and submission are available here.  While readers are encouraged to register with AIJNAS, it is mandatory for all authors to register in order to submit manuscripts and monitor the progress of their submissions through their personalised dashboards.

Average number of weeks between submission and publication of articles:

The average number of weeks between submission and publishing of the article shall be eight (8) weeks.

Journal policy on plagiarism

The editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure and to add high-quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Therefore, any manuscript with similarity index higher than 20% will not be sent out for review and will be declined for publication.


All the names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.