ROLE OF INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, BENIN, IN POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL AREAS (A Study of Uziare L.G.A in Edo State)

Abstract

This research work is geared towards finding out the Role of Independent Television in Political Mobilization of Rural Areas in Nigeria with special reference to Uziare Local government area. For this study, five rural towns in Uziare local government area were studied. The important of Television as the mobilization media, mass communication is universally acknowledged. The use of television utilization, such a high cost of television maintenance and poor power supply, most rural communities are not connected to the electricity. This project used Survey research and is primary source of data collection for the study is the self-administered questionnaire which is formed from three main research questions. Data collection were analyzed and interpreted. The finding revealed that the impact of television is not yet fully enjoyed by many in Uziare zone because the high cost of Television and electricity supply for those who own Television sets. In this democratic era, rural dwellers need political, educational awareness and enlightenment. The government should therefore do something to improve the economy of the nation to enable many people to own television set. Television stations should have more programmes to carry rural dwellers along. The researcher hoped that the suggestions would enhance political mobilization and public enlightenment. The study was conducted using the purposive sampling technique, simple percentage and Chi-Square to infer meaning to the data in each table.

Table of Contents

Preliminary Matters
Title page i Declaration ii Certification iii Dedication
Acknowledgements iv Table of contents/figures v
List of table viii
Abstract ` ix

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the study 1
1.2 Statement of the problem 3
1.3 Objectives of the study 3
1.4 Research questions 4
1.5 Significance of the study 4
1.6 Hypotheses 5
1.7Limitations of Study 5
1.8Operational definition of significant terms 6

CHAPTER TWO: REVIEW OF LITERATURE
2.1 Introduction 7
2.2 Review of concepts 7
2.2.1 The concept of Development of Television in Nigeria 7
2.2.2 The concept of The Role of Television, Political Mobilization in Rural Development in Nigeria 12
2.2.3 The concept of The Role of Television in Politics 15
2.2.4 The concept of Independent Television as an Instrument of Political Mobilization16
2.3 Review of related studies 20
2.4 Theoretical framework 22
2.5 Summary Made 23

CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHOD
3.1 Introduction 24
3.2 Research design 24
3.3 Population of study 24
3.4 Sampling technique/sample 25
3.5 Description of research instrument .25
3.6 Validity and reliability of data gathering instrument 26
3.7 Method of data collection 26
3.8 Method of data analyses 26

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION AND DISSCUSION OF FINDINGS
4.1 Introduction 28
4.2 Data presentation and analyses 29
4.3 Analysis of data from survey (field) 32
4.4 Testing of hypothesis 37
4.5 Discussion of findings 39

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1 Introduction 40
5.2 Summary of findings 40
5.3 Conclusions 40
5.4 Recommendations 41
5.5 Suggestion for further studies 41
References 42
Appendix 44
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Raji, A. (2018). ROLE OF INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, BENIN, IN POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL AREAS (A Study of Uziare L.G.A in Edo State). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/role-of-independent-television-benin-in-political-mobilization-of-rural-areas-a-study-of-uziare-l-g-a-in-edo-state-6368

MLA 8th

Raji, Alex "ROLE OF INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, BENIN, IN POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL AREAS (A Study of Uziare L.G.A in Edo State)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/role-of-independent-television-benin-in-political-mobilization-of-rural-areas-a-study-of-uziare-l-g-a-in-edo-state-6368. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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Raji, Alex . "ROLE OF INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, BENIN, IN POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL AREAS (A Study of Uziare L.G.A in Edo State)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 26 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/role-of-independent-television-benin-in-political-mobilization-of-rural-areas-a-study-of-uziare-l-g-a-in-edo-state-6368 >.

Chicago

Raji, Alex . "ROLE OF INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, BENIN, IN POLITICAL MOBILIZATION OF RURAL AREAS (A Study of Uziare L.G.A in Edo State)" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 26, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/role-of-independent-television-benin-in-political-mobilization-of-rural-areas-a-study-of-uziare-l-g-a-in-edo-state-6368

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