Public Relations -Tool in Curbing Cultism in Nigeria Tertiary Institutions

Public Relations as a Tool in Curbing Cultism in Nigeria Tertiary Institution (A Case Study of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Students and Security Staff)

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study

All over the world, from the universities to the polytechnics colleges of education and other tertiary institutions and some secondary schools come stories of violence, torture and unwanted intimidation executed by members of secret cults. The most important and embarrassing problem facing tertiary institutions in Nigeria today is the menace and aggressiveness of cult members and cult related activities. By no means before has the potential for destruction of lives and property on campuses been as great or escalated so fast and horrible as now. There is hardly any academic session without reported cases of cultism in most Nigerian higher institutions. There is no single Nigerian institution of higher learning that has not experienced the menace of cultism for some time now. Read More »

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Traditional Conflict Resolution Method

Traditional Conflict Resolution Method: A Case Study of Ora-Eri Community in Anambra State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT

This work is an analysis of the traditional method of conflict management and resolution in Ora-eri community, Aguata local government area of Anambra state. It examines and considers the effectiveness of the traditional method of conflict resolution in Ora-eri community. This work is divided into five chapters. Chapter one deals with the introduction. It also provides the statement of the problem, aims and objectives of the study as well as the significance of the study. Chapter two is basically a literature review of the subject. It entails the past works of some scholars on the traditional method of conflict management especially among the Igbo. Research design, study population, data collection method and limitation of the study were discussed in chapter three of the study. Chapter four, which is the main work of the study, deals with brief historical origin of Ora-eri, the traditional method of conflict Read More »

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Effective Communication in Teaching and Learning of Science Subjects

A Study on the Use of Effective Communication in Teaching and Learning of Science Subjects in Ogidi Educational Zone

ABSTRACT

The study investigated on the use of effective communication skill in teaching and learning of science subject in Ogidi Educational Zone, Anambra State. Three research questions guided the study. The descriptive survey research design was adopted. The sample consisted of 100 science teachers and 200 science students randomly selected from the 420 science teachers and 22,000 students in Ogidi Educational Zone. The instrument used was structured questionnaire developed by the researcher, and was validated by experts in science education. Data collected were Read More »

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Employment Prospects for Business Education Students in Nigeria

Employment Prospects for Business Education Students in Nigeria

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

The increase of massive unemployment among Nigeria youth has been a persistent economic and social problem staring the country on the face and this gives cause for great concern. Unemployment according to pertinger (2010) is defined as a situation where someone of working age is not able to get a job. It is the condition of been out of job unemployment is not a simple phenomenon some of it is temporary in the sense that it is only for a short duration, while some of it is more chronic business education on its own is defined as educate for business or training for business skill which are required for use in business offices, clerical occupation and business analysis (ikechi). Ukwuanasor and Nwozor (2000) it is the process of instructing a person on what happen Read More »

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Hawking -Dangers on the Child’s Social Development in Nigeria

Dangers Associated with Hawking on the Child’s Social Development in Nigeria –Case of Obollo-Afor Education Zone of Enugu State

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

The value of children as unique gifts from God has a worldwide acceptance. In Africa, including Nigeria, children are the yardsticks with which a man’s wealth and success are measured.  Furthermore, children ensure not only continuity of the society but also give parents their rightful position in the society (Olaitan and Akpan , 2003).  This gift of children is so treasured that people go to extremes to look for it. Any marriage without children is most often bereft of happiness and in some cases; such marriages do not last or are usually epileptic in nature (Ugwu, 2007).

A child at birth is helpless and totally dependent on the adults for all its needs, which start from   conception, but it has a personal uniqueness and individuality with strong and loud demands for Read More »

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Role of the Electronic Media in Child’s Development

The Role of the Electronic Media in Child’s Development: A Case Study of Magic English and A Little Princess

ABSTRACT

This research work is an exploratory survey of the link between electronic media and child’s development. The electronic media (Television/film) is a powerful tool through which children can learn positively. But the medium is too often regarded as a source of mere entertainment for children by parents and guardians. The study used a content analysis method as a major approach to data collection and analysis using the film A Little Princess and the programme, Magic English as a case study. The study finds that film and television drama/programme educates the child, sharpens their minds and facilitates the overall development of the child. The study recommends that film and television programmes should be carefully produced and targeted at inculcating positive values, norms and attitudes. It facilitates the cognitive development of the child. Read More »

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Architectural Sculpture in Nigerian Churches

Architectural Sculpture in Nigerian Churches: A Case of St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, Awka

ABSTRACT

The role of sculpture in architecture for a while now has been downplayed. A phenomenon in which both the practitioners in the building industry, and the policy makers have been accused of culpability. Art being a go-between man and his environment once again should rise to the occasion. This is the underlying message of this project. This study tried to epitomize the use of sculpture in churches to drive home its view that sculpture’s relevance in architecture can never be over-emphasized. The writer commenced the project by taking the readers on a historical journey starting Read More »

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Tales By Moonlight -Child Development through Electronic Media Drama

Child Development through Electronic Media Drama: a Case Study of N.T.A Tales By Moonlight

ABSTRACT

This study examines the role of the electronic media drama and child development. The electronic media especially the television if used appropriately is an effective instrument through which children can be enhanced and developed positively but children are exposed to negative programmes that are not suitable for them by many parents. The study used the content analysis research design of the qualitative research method as a major approach to data collection and analysis using the N.T.A programme, Tales by Moonlight as a case study. To make this research effective, Read More »

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Teaching Methodology of Computer Lecturers -Perception of the Undergraduates in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

Perception of the Undergraduates on the Teaching Methodology of Computer Lecturers in Nnamdi Azikiwe University

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

The advent of computer has contributed much in the human activities more especially in the teaching and learning.  According to Umendu (2005), a computer can simply be described as a powerful device which has the capability of accepting data as (input) in a prescribed form, apply a series of arithmetic and logical operation on the data (processing) and produce the result of these operations as information (output).  The output is produced in specific format to the users at a very fast speed under the control of some logical sequence of instruction called “program”. Read More »

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Arondizuogu Political Culture, Pre-Colonial Era – 2013

A Study of the Impact of the Arondizuogu Political Culture, Pre-Colonial Era – 2013

CHAPTER ONE

Background of the Study

According to E. Simeon “Political culture is a term used to describe a people’s shared framework of values, beliefs, and habits of behavior, in relation to government and politics”1.  These ideals and patterns of behavior develop over time and affect the political life of a community, state, region or country.  More specifically, the concept of political culture refers to how we view the following four aspects of politics, government and society; the relationship between government and the people; the rights and responsibility of the people; the obligations of government; and the limits on governmental authority. Read More »

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