Babalola Boluwatife, Emmanuel Ifeduba


Communication is basic to human existence as life and living are premised on man’s ability to communicate with his environment and the global world. Human communication is a crucial aspect of social life and it has been extensively studied in Nigeria. As an area of research or studies  Human communication research is a broad field that encompasses a wide range of topics related to human symbolic processes, including verbal and nonverbal communication, interpersonal communication, media effects, communication technologies, and more. uHu This paper examines the research conducted by researchers in Nigeria how human communication relates with other aspects of life. The objective of the study was to find out the different areas of research that researchers have covered with in human communication, the research methodology and the theory most preferred by researchers. The study utilized the systematic review and content analysis as methodology for the study. Findings revealed that researchers have focused more on relating human communication and health promotion/ communication, cross cultural, visual communication, indigenous communication, speech and language analysis among others issues. Thus the study recommended a nexus of how human communication can impact on the SDG goals, and researchers should seek to discover and employ Afrocentric research methods and theories to study the human communication discipline.


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