The Assessment of the Role of N-Power in Poverty Alleviation in Niger State Using Lapai Local Government N-Power Participants

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ABSTRACT

This study assess the role of N-Power in poverty alleviation in Niger State using Lapai Local Government N-power participants. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study.  The study used a survey design.  The sample of the study constituted 100 N-power beneficiaries from Lapai Local Government Area. A questionnaire was used to gather data while table, percentage and t-test were used to analyze the data. Major findings revealed that slow economic growth and inadequate access to education are the causes of poverty in LapaiLocal Government Area of Niger State.Government has played an effective role in seeing to the eradicating poverty in LapaiLocal Government Area of Niger State and N-power programmes has played a great to achieving this in LapaiLocal Government Area of Niger State. It was recommended that Government should try and strengthen the N-power programmes so that more people would benefit from the scheme. The beneficiary people should put more efforts in sustaining the N-power programmes in their domain to encourage others to participate in the programme.


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

COVER PAGE   ……………………………………………………………………i

TITLE PAGE       ……………………………………………………….………...ii

DECLARATION ……………………………………………………....................iii

CERTIFICATION ………………………………………………………………...iv

DEDICATION ………………………        ……………………………………………iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ……………………………………………………….vi

TABLE OF CONTENTS …………………………………………………………vii

ABSTRACT ……………………………………………………………………….x

CHAPTER ONE

1.0     INTRODUCTION………………………………………………………….1

1.1     Background to the Study…………………………………………... ……….1

1.2     Statement of the Problem ………………………………………. …………..3

1.3     Objectives of the Study ……………………………………….. …….............4

1.4     Research Questions ………………………………………....……................5

1.5     Hypothesis………..………………………………………....……................5

1.6     Significance of the Study …………………………………………………...5

1.7     Scope and Limitation of the Study…………………………………………..6

1.8     Operational Definition of Terms ………………………………….. ……….6

 

CHAPTER TWO

2.0REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE …..…….…………………………7

2.1Introduction ……………………………………………….………………......7

2.2Concept of Poverty…………………………………………………………….7

2.3Causes of Poverty…………………………….………………………………11

2.4N-Power as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation Programme in Nigeria…………18

2.5Importance of Poverty Alleviation Programmes…….………………………22

 

CHAPTER THREE

3.0METHODOLOGY………………………..……………………………….25

3.1     Introduction …………………………………………..…..…. …................25

3.2     Research Design ……………………………………….…………………..25

3.3     Population of the Study ……………………………….…………………...25

3.4     Sample Size and Sampling Procedure ……………………………………..26

3.5     Instrumentation …………………………………..………… ……………..26

3.6     Validity of the Instrument ……………………………….…………………26

3.7     Data Collection Procedure…………………………..……………...............27

3.8     Method of Data Analysis ………………………….……………………….27

 

 

 

CHAPTER FOUR

4.0DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION…....28

4.1     Introduction ……………………………………………………………….28

4.2     Presentation of Data ……………………………………………………….28

4.3     Data Analysis and Results ………………………………………................28

4.4     Analysis of Respondents Personal Data …………………………………...29

4.5Analysis of Research Questions ………………………………………….....30

4.6     Discussion of Findings …………………………………………………….40

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS………...…42

5.1     Introduction ……………………………………………………..................42

5.2     Summary …………...…….……………………………………... ………..42

5.3     Conclusion……………………….. ………………………… …………….43

5.4     Recommendations..………………………..……………………................43

5.5     Suggestions for Further Research …………………………………………44

REFERENCES ……………………………………………..……………...45

          APPENDICES ……………………………………………………………..48

 

 

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SANI, I. (2021). The Assessment of the Role of N-Power in Poverty Alleviation in Niger State Using Lapai Local Government N-Power Participants. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-assessment-of-the-role-of-n-power-in-poverty-alleviation-in-niger-state

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SANI, ISAH "The Assessment of the Role of N-Power in Poverty Alleviation in Niger State Using Lapai Local Government N-Power Participants" Afribary. Afribary, 22 Jul. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-assessment-of-the-role-of-n-power-in-poverty-alleviation-in-niger-state. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

MLA7

SANI, ISAH . "The Assessment of the Role of N-Power in Poverty Alleviation in Niger State Using Lapai Local Government N-Power Participants". Afribary, Afribary, 22 Jul. 2021. Web. 28 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-assessment-of-the-role-of-n-power-in-poverty-alleviation-in-niger-state >.

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SANI, ISAH . "The Assessment of the Role of N-Power in Poverty Alleviation in Niger State Using Lapai Local Government N-Power Participants" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 28, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-assessment-of-the-role-of-n-power-in-poverty-alleviation-in-niger-state