Research Papers/Topics in Sociology

An Appraisal of the Socio-Economic Implications of Boko Haram Insurgency (A Study of Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria)

ABSTRACTThis study examines the socio-economic implications of Boko Haram in Yola, Adamawa State. Specifically, the study intends to determine the effect of Boko haram insurgency on the economic activities of people in Yola metropolis; to identifies the effects of Boko Haram insurgency on the household education; to examine the roles of Boko haram insurgency on the religions activities among people; to identifies the effects of Boko haram insurgency on the access to health service, as well as...

An Examination of the Causes and Implications of Prostitution Among University Students in Nigeria (A Study of IBB University Lapai, Niger State)

This research focuses on the an examination of the cause and implications of prostitution among university students in Nigeria: A study of IBB university Lapai Niger State. The aim and objective of the study is to provide an examination on the causes and implications of of prostitution among university students. Three theories were used to explain implication of prostitution and the theory also explain the reason for the involvement in prostitution (The theories include Strain Anomie theory a...

Socio-Cultural Factors Affecting Maternal Health: A Study Of Owukpa Community, Ogbadigbo L.G.A, Benue State And Obolloeke 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 biology, and in a country with one of the world’s highest maternal mortality ratio the dangers are particularly pronounced especially in rural areas. Deprivations and certain social cultural factors combine to create poor health for women in developing countries and most especially ...

The Implications Of Street Children On Security In Sokoto Metropolis

ABSTRACTSecurity challenges is one of the major social problems confronting not only Sokoto Metropolis or Nigeria in general, but most of the third world countries and some other parts of the world. Street children are often found to be active participants in most of the social uprisings that were witnessed in some parts of Nigeria, particularly Sokoto metropolis. The quest to find out why and how the number of street children is increasing and how it affects the level of security prompted th...

Cultural Belief And Immunization In Birnin Kebbi Local Government Area, Kebbi State, Nigeria

ABSTRACTThe hostility of community member towards immunization has been a concern to the health workers and this has been attributed to their cultural belief. The objective of this study is therefore to examine cultural beliefs and immunization of children. 120 questionnaire were administered were designed for three categories of respondents who are parent, health personnel’s and traditional and religious leaders. Each group mentioned was administered with 40 questionnaires each as they wer...

An Impact Assessment Of Poverty Alleviation Programmes: A Study Of Kano Women Empowerment Programme

ABSTRACTThe reasons certain groups of people remain enriched by polio immunization services and why others reject them, have been a concern to researchers, some have attributed it to religious and traditional beliefs while others suggested that it is as a result in different attitude prediction and beliefs of people. The objective of the study is to examine the attitudes of people towards polio immunization in Argungu Local Government Kebbi State. The methodology employed was purely descripti...

Analysis Of The Rights Of Inmates In Kaura Namoda Satelite Prison, Zamfara State

ABSTRACTPrisons in many countries of the world are overcrowded and congested, have decaying infrastructure, lack hygiene and adequate health facilities, and, as such, prisoner’s health and life are in danger. An attempt to analyze the rights of inmates in Kaura Namoda Satalite prison is the major objective. Moreover, survey research was used for the purpose of the study which adopts both quantitative and qualitative methods of research. It samples the entire population in the prison (80 res...

Role of Local Government Council in the Development of Rural Communities: A Study of Wara, Ngaski Local Government, Kebbi State

ABSTRACT The poor state of some rural community is becoming an unpleasant sight in this present age where development has suddenly become the order of the day even in the government of the nation. Several scholars therefore have ascribed this unpleasantness to Local Governments. Thus, this research examined the role of local government council in the development of rural communities. Literature in this respect on rural development efforts by Local Government Council was reviewed. ...

The Attitude of Men Towards Family Planning. A Case Study of Sokoto North Local Government, Sokoto State

ABSTRACTThis research work focused on the attitude of men towards family planning in Sokoto North Local Government, 50 questionnaires were designed and distributed among the target population in the study area multi-stage cluster sampling techniques was use to select 4 wards out of the entire ward of the study area which consists upon ended question various information gathered was presented in the table using frequency and percentage. The ended findings of this research shows that despite th...

Public Perception On The Impact Of Childlessness On Married Couple: A Study Of Awgu Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The problem of childlessness which is majorly caused by sickness, diseases and infertility in Awgu L.G.A gave rise to this study. This study investigated the Public Perception on the Impact of Childlessness on Married Couples in Awgu Local Government Area, of Enugu state. The study was conducted between November 2017 and May 2018. Six research questions and two hypotheses were formulated. The research design used was sample survey descriptive design. The quantitative and qua...

Cultural Practices And Infant Mortality In Wammako Local Government Area Of Sokoto State

ABSTRACT Save the children initiative (2014), estimated general infant mortality rate to be 100 deaths per 1,000 live births for the 2011-2014 period (NPC, 2014). Regionally, south east, south west, north east and northwest have infant mortality rates of 74, 81, 129 and 139 deaths per 1,000 live births respectively. Indicating the highest concentration in the North West (NPC, 2014).This research examines if there is any relationship between some cultural practices and infant death in Wa...

The Effectiveness Of Recruitment, Selection And Placement Policies Of Organizations In Nigeria A Case Study Of Kano

ABSTRACT Recruitments selection and placement function is an important task of personnel management. It is a function that determines who is employed and filled vacant position for the smooth running of the organization. In Nigeria the recruitment, selection and placement function is not justly done because of the complex nature of the society. It is being influenced by such factors as tribalism, neporism, favourtism etc. The employee of every organization serve as the engine that regu...

Effects Of Female Genital Mutilation Among Residents Of Igbesa In Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area Of Ogun State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The aim of this project is to describe and analyze socio-cultural practices as determinants of female genital mutilation. The instrument used was structured questionnaire. 90 participants (adult women and men living in Igbesa Area of Ogun state) took part in the study. The data collected were analyzed using chi-square statistical method. The findings revealed that there is a significant relationship between social practices and the prevalence of female genital mutilation in Igb...

PUBLIC PERCEPTION OF THE INFLUENCE OF GENDER ON EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN IN ENUGU EAST L.G.A, ENUGU STATE NIGERIA

This study is based on the influence of gender on employment opportunities for women (A study of Enugu East Local Government Area). The survey research design was adopted and a sample size of 400 (four hundred ) was got using Taro Yamane formula out of the population of a total of (367,958) residents. 400 questionnaires were administered to the respondents and 330 was returned, which was used for the data.  The data for the study was gathered using a questionnaire. An in-depth interview ...

AN ASSESSMENT OF COMMUNITY POLICING-ORIENTED TRAINING PROGRAMME IN BENUE AND LAGOS STATES, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The adoption of community policing-oriented strategy in Nigeria in 2004 has led to a shift in police training focus and curriculum contents. Studies on community policing-oriented training have largely been general in nature without paying much attention to the training content, competence of trainers and post-training challenges. This study therefore, assessed the perceived influence of community policing-oriented training on police interactions with the public in crime preven...


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