Nigerian Journal of Surgery: Editorial Policies

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Focus and Scope

The Nigerian Journal of Surgery publishes original articles, special articles (by invitation), reviews, case reports,correspondences and notes. Materials cited for publication will include scientific research papers read at the meetings of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society, and of the Association of Surgeons of Nigeria and the abstracts of those meetings. Suitable papers not presented at the meetings are also welcome.


Section Policies


Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Peer Review Process

On submission of a scientific manuscript, the Editor in chief or Assistant Editor screens the manuscript to assess conformity with journal guidelines. The article is then sent to a minimum of 2 External reviewers for review. On return of the manuscript the author is communicated with regards to acceptability, revision, rejection or otherwise. Corrections if any are then submitted for processing and publication. Articles for publication must be in the Surgical sciences.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief/Chairman Editorial Board
S.N.C. Anyanwu

Past Editors-in-Chief
J.T. Da Rocha-Afodu
M.T. Shokunbi

Deputy Editor-in-Chief
N. Eke

O.A. Atoyebi
E.A. Ameh
V.I. Odigie
D. Dogo
O.M. Oluwatosin
A.M. Nwofor
A.O. Aderoumu
V. Ramyil
R.S. Jamabo
B.B. Shehu

Assistant Editor
G.U. Chianakwana

Editorial Assistant
O. Oti

Editorial Advisers

J.T. Da Rocha-Afodu
S.C. Ohaegbulam
O.O. Mbonu
O.O. Ajayi
O.O. Bassey

Overseas Editorial Advisers
J.K. Harness (U.S.)
C. Garbinio (Uruguay)
R. Darko (Ghana)


Hard Copy Subscriptions

Members of the Nigerian Surgical Research Society and Association of Surgeons of Nigeria  receive the NJS as part of their membership subscription.

Non-Member Subscription
The annual subscription rate in Nigeria is N1,000.00 (post free). The annual subscription rate for the rest of the world is $100 (post free). Cheques should be made payable to the Nigerian Journal of Surgery and addressed to the Editor - in - Chief.

All correspondence including manuscripts for publication should be addressed to:
Professor SNC Anyanwu
Editor - in - Chief
Nigerian Journal of Surgery
Department of Surgery
Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital
Nnewi, Nigeria

ISSN: 1117-6806
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