The Editorial Board of the Nigerian Veterinary Journal (NVJ) welcomes contributions in the form of original research papers, review articles, clinical case reports, and short communications on all aspects of Veterinary Medicine, Surgery and Animal Production. Submissions are accepted on the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere and that they are subject to editorial revision. All material published is the copyright of The Nigerian Veterinary Journal. Before submitting material for publication, a recent issue of the journal should be consulted to ensure that manuscripts conform to the Editorial guideline of the Journal.
English of a high standard should be used in all cases. The Editorial Board may return without refereeing any manuscript that does not comply with the stipulated guidelines.
The Editor in-Chief acknowledges receipts of the manuscripts and sends them to reviewers. All manuscripts will be peer- reviewed by at least two independent referees. Papers recommended for publication by the reviewers may be subjected to editorial revisions. Manuscripts may then be accepted, rejected or revisions may be requested. Authors of accepted articles are expected to submit the electronic copies of the corrected versions of their manuscripts through the journal website.
A page charge of N800 (eight hundred naira) or $20 per typed page is levied and a processing fee/handling charge of N2000 is levied.
Authors submitting a manuscript do so on the understanding that if it is accepted for publication, the copyright of the paper shall be assigned to the Nigerian Veterinary Journal. However, the Nigerian Veterinary Journal shall not put any limitation on the personal freedom of the author to use the material contained in the paper in any other works which may be published.
One set of proof may be sent to the author to be checked for printer’s error only and should be returned within the least possible delay.
As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
Copyright for articles published in this journal is retained by the journal.
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