Research Papers/Topics in Sociology

THE ROLE OF POLICE-COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN COMBATING CRIME IN IKEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYAll over the world, the importance and relevance of the police institution have been acknowledged. The acknowledgement is predicated on the need of community interest in terms of rights, duties and obligations which are different facts of the contractual nature of the human society (Smah, 2012; Zems, 2013). The police of the community are a beacon of hope and pride at any point in time. They owe the duty to protect the territorial integrity ...

Perception of Student on Boko Haram Activities in Nigeria. (case study of university of ibadan).

Boko-Haram is a local militia insurgent group hence; their activities have grown to be recognized as a TERRORIST GROUP.  Boko Haram has its origin in the activities of their late leader “Yusuf”, a secondary school drop-out who later went to Chad and Niger Republic to study Quran. While in these two countries, he developed radical views against westernization andmodernization just like the Maitatsine. Back here in Nigeria after his study, Yusuf established in 2001 what is today known as...

Corruption - Implications to Sustainable Economic Growth and Consequences to Poverty Alleviation ... Nigeria

AbstractNigeria: Corruption has been identified as one of the most aggrieving concepts hampering human and economic progress in developing countries; a finding particularly relevant to the Nigerian case. Corruption exacerbates economic growth, reduces economic efficiency and development despite the availability of enormous human and natural resources in the country of investigation. The cardinal thrust of the present paper is to inquire about corruption in the Nigerian context under ap...