THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

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ABSTRACT

This study examined the impact of mass media in respect to the review of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria by the National Assembly. It is also aimed at evaluating the constitutional and social responsibilities of the media towards the development of the 1999 constitution in Nigeria. The researcher adopted survey Research Method to investigate and generate opinions of people living in Enugu Urban area whose population is 722,664. Out of which, 400 representatives were sampled out for interview. Social Responsibility Theory of the press is reviewed as the theoretical framework of the study as well as other empirical related literatures. The findings of the study show that the media have effectively informed and educated the public about the 1999 constitutional review; the media are made available for Nigerians to participate actively in the process. The media influenced the National Assembly members to appropriately review the constitution and that mass media campaigns have influenced decisions of the National Assembly with respect to the review process. The researcher recommended that the National Assembly should consider strategies that will ensure that majority of Nigerians participated in the review.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title page
Approval page
Dedication
Acknowledgement
Abstract
Table of contents

CHAPTER ONE:   
INTRODUCTION
1.1 Background of the study
1.2 Statement of the research problem
1.3 Objectives of the study
1.4 Significance of the study
1.5 Research questions
1.6 Research hypotheses 
1.7 Theoretical framework
1.8 Scope of the study
1.9 Limitation of the study
1.10 Definition of terms

CHAPTER TWO:
LITERATURE REVIEW
2.1 Sources of literature
2.2 The review
2.3 Summary of literature
2.4 References

CHAPTER THREE: 
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
3.1 Research method
3.2 Research design
3.3 Area of study
3.4 Research population
3.5 Research sample
3.6 Sample technique
3.7 Instrument of data collection
3.8 Method of data collection
3.9 Expected results

CHAPTER FOUR: 
PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION OF DATA
4.1 Data presentation and analysis
4.2 Testing of hypotheses
4.3 Discussion of results

CHAPTER FIVE:  
SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
5.1 Summary
5.2 Conclusion
5.3 Recommendation
5.4 APPENDIX I
5.5 APPENDIX II
5.6 BIBLIOGRAPY

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APA

Ugwu, A. (2018). THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-mass-media-campaign-on-the-review-for-the-1999-constitution-of-nigeria-by-the-national-assembly-6162

MLA 8th

Ugwu, Anderson "THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-mass-media-campaign-on-the-review-for-the-1999-constitution-of-nigeria-by-the-national-assembly-6162. Accessed 06 Feb. 2023.

MLA7

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 06 Feb. 2023. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-mass-media-campaign-on-the-review-for-the-1999-constitution-of-nigeria-by-the-national-assembly-6162 >.

Chicago

Ugwu, Anderson . "THE IMPACT OF MASS MEDIA CAMPAIGN ON THE REVIEW FOR THE 1999 CONSTITUTION OF NIGERIA BY THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY" Afribary (2018). Accessed February 06, 2023. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-mass-media-campaign-on-the-review-for-the-1999-constitution-of-nigeria-by-the-national-assembly-6162