Influence of Cultism on Students Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis

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ABSTRACT

         This study investigated into the Influence of Cultism on Students’ Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis.

Two hundred respondents participated in the study. Four research hypotheses were generated for the study and t-test statistical method was used to analyse the data gathered with the Influence of Cultism on students’ academic performance questionnaire. The study showed that a significant relationship existed between non-funding of University libraries and students performance.

Also, a significant relationship existed between non-qualified staff and students’ performance, a significant relationship existed between inadequate relevant resources and students’ performance and significant relationship exist between staff motivation and students performance. It was therefore recommended that qualified library staff must be well equipped with relevant equipment, the library should be well equipped while there should be an opportunity for future development of the library.

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

CONTENTS                                                       PAGE

TITLE PAGE                                                                  i       

CERTIFICATION                                                           ii      

DEDICATION                                                                iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS                                               iv     

ABSTRACT                                                                    vi     

TABLE OF CONTENTS                                                 vii

LIST OF TABLES                                                          ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study                                             1

Statement of the Problem                                            6

Purpose of the Study                                                    7

General Questions                                                        8

Research Questions                                                     8

Research Hypotheses                                                   9      

Significance of the Study                                             9

Delimitation and Scope of the Study                           10    

Definition of Terms (Operational Definitions)              10    

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE

Concept of Secret Cult                                                 12

Meaning of Cultism                                                      16

History of Cultism in Nigeria                                       20

Reasons Why People Join Cults                                  23

Existence of Cult Group on Campuses                       26

Effect of Cult Activities                                                30

Suggested Method of Curbing Cultism                       38

Summary of the Reviewed of Related Literature         43    

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD

Research Design                                                           44    

Population of the Study                                               44

Sample and Sampling Techniques                              45

Instrumentation                                                           45    

Validity of the Instrument                                           46    

Reliability of the Instrument                                        46

Administration of the Instrument                                47    

Method Data Analysis                                                  47

 

CHAPTER FOUR: RESULTS AND DISCUSSION

Results                                                                          48

Hypotheses Testing                                                      50

Discussion of Findings                                                 54    

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

Summary                                                                      57    

Conclusion                                                                   58

Implications of the Study                                             59

Recommendations                                                        59

Limitations of the Study                                               60

Suggestions for Further Study                                    60

REFERENCES                                                               61

APPENDIX                                                                    63

 

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APA

Frontiers, E. & RUFAI, A (2021). Influence of Cultism on Students Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-cultism-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-metropolis

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and ALIYU RUFAI "Influence of Cultism on Students Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary. Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-cultism-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-metropolis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

MLA7

Frontiers, Edu, and ALIYU RUFAI . "Influence of Cultism on Students Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis". Afribary, Afribary, 24 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-cultism-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-metropolis >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and RUFAI, ALIYU . "Influence of Cultism on Students Academic Performance in Ilorin Metropolis" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/influence-of-cultism-on-students-academic-performance-in-ilorin-metropolis