Research Papers/Topics in Sociology

The Peril of Insecurity in Nigeria and the Church's Character: A Exegetical Study of Psalm 91: 1 - 16

AbstractThe Nigerian society is really experiencing a high level of insecurity in both the northern and southern part. This has become a major issue for the country since 1990 when the activities of the Niger Delta militants started until recent times when Boko Haram insurgents arose in the Northern part of the country. Since then, Nigeria has witnessed unprecedented security challenges. These challenges ranges from kidnapping, suicide attacks, bombings, ritual killings, assassinations, armed...

CORRUPTION AND THE NIGERIAN SOCIETY: AN EXEGESIS OF ISAIAH 1:21-26; THE WAY FORWARD

Looking at the situation today, corruption has eaten deep into every fabric of the Nigerian society, it is a cancer that has paralyze every sectors of the nation’s economy, its manifestation, visibility and consequences are noted in the failure, non- performance and non-workability of the Nigerian state as a whole. The effect or consequences and indeed the negative impact of corruption in Nigeria is evident in the patronage politics and big money syndrome in the nation’s polity. Occasione...

INSECURITY IN NIGERIA AND THE CHURCH’S CHARACTER: AN EXEGETICAL STUDY OF PSALMS 91:1-16

The Nigerian society is really experiencing a high level of insecurity in both the northern and southern part. This has become a major issue for the country since 1990 when the activities of the Niger Delta militants started until recent times when Boko Haram insurgents arose in the Northern part of the country. Since then, Nigeria has witnessed unprecedented security challenges. These challenges ranges from kidnapping, suicide attacks, bombings, ritual killings, assassinations, armed robbery...

Level of Videogames Addiction of Senior High School Students During The Covid-19 Pandemic

The purpose of this study is to find out the level of videogames addiction of Senior High School students during this pandemic and how it affects the factors under time management, physical health, mental health and social interaction.STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEMIs there a significant difference in the level of e-games addiction to Senior High School students before and during this Covid-19 pandemic?Is there a significant difference in the level of e-games addiction to Senior High School students...

Old Peoples' Well Being In A Total: Institution And The Imperative Of New Policy Directive

ABSTRACT In contemporary times, African as well as Nigerian societies have experienced changes due to urbanization, globalization, and industrialization. This has resulted in a weakening of the hitherto existing bonds, norms, values and culture in the family structure with the attendant consequences of neglecting the elderly. While studies have focused on the factors militating against adequate care for the elderly, psychological well being of1he elderly as well as their unmet needs...

Festival of Curses: A Traditional Crime Control Method In Edo State –Nigeria

Abstract Festivals and ceremonies are part and parcel of African culture, usually in all its pump, merriment and pageantry. However, with the increasing wave of criminal activities in Nigeria especially in Edo state, festivals and ceremonies are being redefined and conceptualized in practice. Only recently a new festival ‘Festival of Curses’ was brought to the fore in combating crime in Edo state. The study therefore seeks to explain the festival as a traditional mechanism in cr...

Leadership and Patient Satisfaction in a Tertiary Health Care System

Abstract Patient satisfaction is one of the best indicators for measuring the success of the services being provided in a health facility. This study investigates the leadership factors that influenced patient satisfaction in the tertiary health care facility of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Benin City;Nigeria. This hospital based crosssectional study was anchored on the social action theory, Talcott Parsons sick role model and concept of bureaucracy. Using a multi-stag...

Oil Producing Communities’ Initiatives And the Dynamics of Conflict and the Peace Building in Niger-Delta

ABSTRACT  Local initiatives in the dynamics of conflict and peace building are germane in understanding the actions and inactions of a people towards their plights and sustainable development. This study therefore adopts a qualitative methodology in investigating local communities’ initiative in the unending conflicts and peace building processes in Nigeria, using Gokana, Onelga, and Etche communities in Rivers State as case study. Major findings revealed that the roles and n...

An Evaluation Of The Impacts Of The National Health Insurance Scheme On The Employees’ Health Status At The University Of Ibadan

ABSTRACT This study examined employees' health care status andABSTRACT This study examined employees' health care status and provision of health care services under the National Health Insurance Scheme (NILIS) at the Universiry of Ibadan, Nigeria. Data were collected from 383 randomly selected respondents through survey method Ei&teen in-depth interviews DIs) were conducted among nine maIe and female respondents each to reflect greater balance. The data generated through the que...

MALE-CHILD SYNDROME AND THE AGONY OF MOTHERHOOD AMONG THE IGBO OF NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe persistence of high fertility among the lgbo of Nigeria is linked to the relative strength of the pronatalist tradition among them. Perceived relative benefits of male children as potential custodians of both identity and lineage have sustained this value over generations. A woman, who achieves recognition and status by the birth of at least one male child, is considered fulfilled and ultimately accorded greater respect relative to her counterparts who do ...

Sexual Behavior or Married Men during Pregnancy and After Childbirth in Ibu Ian: Evidence from Focus Group Discussions.

Abstract' Male role and responsibility in reproductive health matters JUIl'1:' become consistent prerequisites to understanding maternal issues generally., Through focus group discussions (FGDs};this. exploratory research investigates sexual behaviour of married men during pregnancy and after birth in .Ibadan Southwestern Nigeria as a way of highlighting the-/inks between these. periods and pregnancy Oil/comes and the health status of couples. The study '. shows lliut sexual behaviou...

Negative Life Events And Aggressive Behavior Of Efunsetan Aniwura

ABSTRACT Proofs have emerged in Psychology that people with negative life events can be subjected to various anti-social behaviors, especially ones that are very aggressive and very inimical to the peace and order of the society. This paper examines the negative life events of Madam Efunsetan Aniwura and the consequential effects of such events on her behavior. It traces the history of the woman and examines the negative life events she experienced.  The paper diagnoses the effects of her ps...

Traditional Versus Modern Judicial Practices: Comparative Analysis Of Dispute Resolution Systems Among The South-West Yoruba Of Nigeria

INTRODUCTION Some of the preliminary issues we intend to consider in this paper are the extent to which modem day judicial practices, as manifested in Courts are well fitted for Dispute Resolution. The second is whether disputes are central to the work of Courts. The nature of our response to these issues will justify the need or otherwise for an alternative dispute resolution method. Richard Lempert defines disputes as 'controversies involving two (or more) parties, each making a speci...

Socio-psychological implications of Covid-19: Issues, challenges and future prospects

ABSTRACT The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) occurred in the capitalof Hubei province in China in December 2019, and has since engulfed almost allsectors of society across the globe, irrespective of age, sex, race, religion, or color.Exposure to COVID-19 has increased the risk of numerous socio-psychologicalproblems such as the risk of domestic violence, suicidal behavior, social stigma anddiscrimination, human-rights-related challenges and crime, depression, anxiety,stress, phobias, confu...

Abuse Of Office And Neglect Of Duty - Ethical Issues In Staff-Student Relations

Abstract This paper argues that a close analysis of staff - student relations within institutions or higher learning shows that rather than both parties upholding the ethics guiding their institutions, or justifying the confidence reposed in them, some of them exhibit behaviour capable of undermining the merit system and questioning the rationale of the institutions' claim to the production and preservation of knowledge. The paper suggests that a commitment to core ethical values can help...


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