SOCIAL MEDIA AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS

SOCIAL MEDIA AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS Abstract The purpose of this research study is to examine the influence of Social Media and Academic Performance Of students in University of Lagos. Five Research questions and five Research hypotheses guided the study. To achieve this, the descriptive survey research design was adopted. …

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CHILD LABOUR IN THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF NSUKKA URBAN

CHILD LABOUR IN THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF NSUKKA URBAN ABSTRACT The high rate of child labour in Nsukka Urban and in many urban centers in Nigeria at large has remained a very big problem. There are various forms of child labour, covering a wide range of work activities, such as, street hawkers, …

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MEDIATION AS AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF CITIZENS’ RIGHTS AND MEDIATION CENTRE, ENUGU)

MEDIATION AS AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN NIGERIA (A STUDY OF CITIZENS’ RIGHTS AND MEDIATION CENTRE, ENUGU) ABSTRACT The study was undertaken to explore mediation as an alternative method of conflict resolution in Nigeria with particular reference to ‘’Citizens’ Rights and Mediation Centre, Enugu. Findings were made from responses of 111 respondents from …

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PERCEPTION OF CRIMINALITY AND SOCIO-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA

PERCEPTION OF CRIMINALITY AND SOCIO-CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Criminality, a destructive phenomenon, is deeply rooted in Nigeria. The increasing incidences of this Cankerworm stars us on the faces daily. Our radios, televisions and newspapers churn out blood chilling stories of armed robbery attacks, kidnapping, human sacrifices, embezzlement of public funds, etc daily. …

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PERCEPTION OF THE SUSTAINABILITY OF NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ABIA STATE

PERCEPTION OF THE SUSTAINABILITY OF NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION (NDDC) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN ABIA STATE ABSTRACT Project sustainability is central in community development efforts. Since independence, successive governments had established special development agencies for the Niger Delta region. However, it has been observed that these agencies failed to attain the set goals due to …

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SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AFFECTING MATERNAL HEALTH- A STUDY OF OWUKPA COMMUNITY, OGBADIGBO L.G.A, BENUE STATE AND OBOLLO –EKE COMMUNITY, UDENU L.G.A, ENUGU STATE

SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AFFECTING MATERNAL HEALTH- A STUDY OF OWUKPA COMMUNITY, OGBADIGBO L.G.A, BENUE STATE AND OBOLLO –EKE COMMUNITY, UDENU L.G.A, ENUGU STATE ABSTRACT For women of childbearing age, the major challenge is the risk of maternal death as a result of poor health during pregnancy and childbirth. Women face this challenge because of their reproductive …

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SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE PERFORMANCE OF MICRO AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES IN ANAMBRA AND ABIA STATES, NIGERIA

SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS AFFECTING THE PERFORMANCE OF MICRO AND SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES IN ANAMBRA AND ABIA STATES, NIGERIA ABSTRACT Micro and Small Scale Enterprises (MSSEs) have been generally acknowledged as engines for sustainable economic growth and development. Efforts to promote MSSEs in developing countries may be traced to as far back as the 1950s. Recently, Nigeria …

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SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS IN THE USE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN NSUKKA TOWN

SOCIO-CULTURAL FACTORS IN THE USE OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN NSUKKA TOWN ABSTRACT This study is on the socio-cultural factors in the use of health care services in Nsukka town of Enugu State. For the study, 543 respondents were sampled across the three (3) autonomous communities that make up Nsukka town using questionnaire. Also for …

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THE PERCEIVED IMPACT OF MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT- A STUDY OF OGUTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, IMO STATE.

THE PERCEIVED IMPACT OF MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT- A STUDY OF OGUTA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, IMO STATE. ABSTRACT Nigeria is endowed with oil and mineral resources and these attracted multinational corporations. They were seen as agents of development but it was not so. There was exploitation, environmental pollution and underdevelopment in the oil producing …

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ASSESSMENT OF SPIRITUALITY IN DECISION-MAKING IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ORGANISATIONS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA

ASSESSMENT OF SPIRITUALITY IN DECISION-MAKING IN PRIVATE AND PUBLIC ORGANISATIONS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA ABSTRACT The processes of industrialization transformed the world from feudal agricultural societies to modern capitalist ones. This transformation marked the development of modernity and became the major focus of sociological studies. Interest was focused on issues like job satisfaction, job turnover, …

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DRUG ABUSE AMONG UNDERGRADUATES OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA

DRUG ABUSE AMONG UNDERGRADUATES OF UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA ABSTRACT This study examined drug abuse among undergraduates of University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The two campuses of the University of Nigeria were used as the study area. The instruments for data collection were the questionnaire and in-depth interview guide. The sample size used for the study …

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ETHNOPSYCHIATRY OF THE NSUKKA IGBO OF SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA- AN ETHNOGRAPHIC SURVEY

ETHNOPSYCHIATRY OF THE NSUKKA IGBO OF SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIA- AN ETHNOGRAPHIC SURVEY ABSTRACT There is a growing view that for more success in mental healthcare, a contextual approach is necessary either as stand alone or complimentary to the orthodox approach. In this inquiry, the autochthonous Nsukka psychiatric system was studied using ethnographic approach, and compared with …

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FAMILY INSTABILITY AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY- A STUDY OF OWERRI MUNICIPALITY

FAMILY INSTABILITY AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY- A STUDY OF OWERRI MUNICIPALITY ABSTRACT The increasing rate of juvenile delinquency has become a major social problem globally and locally. Researchers and concerned individuals have traced the preponderance of juvenile delinquency to the increasing rate of family instability among other factors. However, concerted inquiries into the influence of family …

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KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS AMONG YOUTH IN ABUJA METROPOLIS

KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF CONTRACEPTIVE METHODS AMONG YOUTH IN ABUJA METROPOLIS ABSTRACT Unwanted pregnancy followed by unsafe abortion can be avoided by using different contraceptive methods. Information on knowledge, attitude and practice of contraceptives among youth is particular important because of high rates of teenage and unwanted pregnancies as well as soaring STI and HIV.AIDS …

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF OPINIONS AND PERCEPTIONS ON FACTORS AFFECTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN IMO STATE AND EDO STATES OF NIGERIA

A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF OPINIONS AND PERCEPTIONS ON FACTORS AFFECTING HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN IMO STATE AND EDO STATES OF NIGERIA ABSTRACT The phenomenon of human trafficking which is the recruitment, harbouring, transportation or receipt of persons within national and international borders for the purpose of exploitation has been very prevalent in Nigeria. Therefore, this study …

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