Research Papers/Topics in Criminology

GOVERNMENT AND THE MANAGEMENT OF SECURITY CHALLENGES IN NIGERIA

Abstract This study examines critically government and the management of security challenges in Nigeria and to explain its effect on the development of Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive research design. The population of the study was 776,298 (Seven Hundred and Seventy-Six Thousand, Two Hundred and Ninety-Eight) of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) out of which a sample size of 200 was taken through cluster sampling technique. Data was analyzed using the Linkert’s frequency ...

THE EFFECTS OF BANK FRAUD IN NIGERIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (21ST CENTURY EXPERIENCE)

Fraud is gradually becoming rampant and a daily occurrence in our banking industry, while the bank management is busy working out means of detecting, checking fraud, the fraudsters on the other end are busy designing new method of circumventing those measures in conjunction with some dishonest bank staff. It should be pointed out that effect destabilizes banks not only that, hinders growth of banks. Hence we have good numbers of banks that were distress, acquired by other banks and merged wit...

The prevalence and effect of domestic violence against women in Kano State ( a case study of Fagge local government area)

ABSTRACT The over – riding aim of this research work is to examine the Prevalence and effect of domestic violence against women in Kano State, (a case study of Fagge Local Government Area). To effectively carry out of this research data was collectected in form of questionnaire from respondents who are people living and working in Fagge L.G.A (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered, (118) one hundred and eighteen copies were returned and (100) one hundred copies are used...

Is the EFCC a Toothless Bulldog in the Control of Financial Malpractices of Corrupt Public Officers in Nigeria?

TOPIC : IS THE EFCC A TOOTHLESS BULLDOG IN THE CONTROL  OF FINANCIAL MALPRACTICES OF PUBLIC OFFICERS IN NIGERIA?  (A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN STATE GOVERNORS AND OTHER PUBLIC  OFFICERS) 2003-2008   TABLE OF CONTENT ·         Title Page ·         Certification ·         Dedication ·         Acknowledgement ·         Abstract ·         Table of Content CHAPTER ONE:   INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the Study              ...

AN EVALUATION OF NIGERIAN ARMY COUNTER TERRORISM STRATEGIES IN NORTH EASTERN STATE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The aim of this research work is to examine and evaluate the effectiveness of Nigeria Army counter terrorism strategies in North-Eastern state of Nigeria, a case study of Operation Zaman Lafiya Dole in Borno State from 2011 - 2018. As the Boko Haram terrorist group wages war on a widening range of targets in Nigeria, the inefficiency of the government has been starkly revealed – along with the urgent need for deep-cutting political and socio-economic reforms to counter a growing se...

EFFECT OF PROLIFERATION OF SMALL ARMS AND LIGHT WEAPONS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF THE NIGER DELTA REGION OF NIGERIA)

ABSTRACTOne of the major security threat confronting Nigeria is the proliferation of small arms and light weapons. Despite the industrial level of human loss of lives and properties across space and time, and the heap of publications linked to the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, the scourge has not received the needed attention it deserves and this explains the need to do more. This research work employed a descriptive survey method in analyzing the Effect of proliferation of s...

AN ASSESSMENT OF NIGERIA PRISON INMATE AND RECIDIVISM AMONG OFFENDERS

The project is on “An assessment of Nigerian prison inmates and recidivism among offenders”, using Kuje Convict Prisons Abuja as a case study. It starts with the introductory chapter, discussed background of the study, statement of the problems and purposes among which are; to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation to inmate, to examine the causes of recidivism; and research questions was meant to examine how effective is prison rehabilitation on inmate?, what are the causes of re...

The factors that influence the growth of cultism in tertiary institution

             ABSTRACT This study is an investigation into the factors that influence the growth of cultism in tertiary institution. A case study of college of Education, Ekiadolor, Benin. The main objective was to  (i) Investigate the factors responsible for cultism (ii)  To examine the effect of cultism in Institution of higher learning (iii) To provide information on role of parent in the control of cultism  (iv) To ascertain the role of lecturers in the control of cultism, (v) T...

The Impact of domestic violence against women in nigeria

This study is an investigation into the Impact of domestic violence against women in Lagos State, a case study of Ikeja Local Government Area.  To successfully carry out this research, data was gathered using questionnaire from respondents who are individuals living and working in Ikeja LGA. (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered. After critically analyzing  the data  that was collected, the results of the findings   has shown that the impact of  domestic vioelce ag...

CRIME CONTROL THE ROLE OF THE POLICE

CRIME CONTROL: THE ROLE OF THE POLICE   BY   OGUNYOMI OLAITAN AYOOLA MATRIC NO: NOU142077392     BEING A PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY STUDIES, NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA,AWA-IJEBU COMMUNITY STUDY CENTER       IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (B.SC. HONS.) DEGREE IN CRIMINOLOGY AND SECURITY STUDIES    JANUARY, 2018 ­   CERTIFICATION This is to cert...

The Security Threat in Nigeria: A Case Study of Nyaya and Jikwoyi Communities in Abuja Municipal Area Council

ABSTRACT The over-riding aim of this research work is to examine the security threat in Nigeria, a case study of Nyaya and Jikwoyi communities in Abuja Municipal Area Council. To effectively carry out this research, data was collected in form of questionnaire from respondents who lives in Nyaya and Jikwoyi communities. Two hundred (200) questionnaires was administered, one hundred and sixty eight (168) was returned and one hundred and fifty (150) copies was used. After critical analysis of th...

The Prevalence and Effects of Domestic Violence Against Women in Lagos State

ABSTRACT The over-riding aim of this research work is to examine the prevalence and effects of domestic violence against women in Lagos State, a case study of Mushin Local Government Area.  To effectively carry out this research, data was collected in form of questionnaire from respondents who are people living and working in Mushin LGA. (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered, (118) one hundred and eighteen copies were returned and (100) hundred copies are used. After cr...

The Nigeria Police Force and Crime Control in Lagos State: A Case Study of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja Police Command

ABSTRACT The aim of this research work is to examine the role of Nigeria Police Force and crime control in Lagos State, a case study of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja Police Command, Lagos State.  To effectively carry out this research, data was collected in form of questionnaire from respondents who are staff of Special Anti-Robbery Squad. (200) two hundred questionnaire were administered, (187) one hundred and eighty seven copies were returned and (180) one hundred and eighty copies are...

The Need to Eradicate Crime Rate in Lagos State: A Case Study of Eti-Osa Local Government Area

ABSTRACT The aim of this research work is to examine the need to eradicate crime rate in Lagos State, a case study of Eti-Osa Local Government Area.  To effectively carry out this research, data was collected in form of questionnaire from respondents who lives in Eti-Osa Local Government Area. (150) one hundred and fifty questionnaire were administered, (127) one hundred and twenty seven copies were returned and (120) one hundred and twenty copies are used. After critical analysis of the dat...

NIGERIA POLICE AND EXCESSIVE USE OF POWER

ABSTRACT The aim of this research work is to examine the Nigeria Police and excessive use of power, a case study of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Ikeja Police Command, Lagos State.  To effectively carry out this research, data was collected in form of questionnaire from respondents who are staff of Special Anti-Robbery Squad. (120) one hundred and twenty questionnaire were administered, (107) one hundred and seven copies were returned and (100) one hundred copies are used. After critical analy...


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