Social issues in Nigeria

a psychological analysis by I. E. Eyo

Publisher: Auto-Century Publishing Co. in Enugu

Written in English
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  • Nigeria.


  • Social psychology -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Social conditions.,
  • Nigeria -- Economic conditions.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementIsidore E. Eyo.
LC ClassificationsHN831.A8 E96 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. ;
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL303829M
ISBN 109782001856
LC Control Number97211996

In book: Social Work in Nigeria: Book of Readings, Publisher: University of Nigeria Press, Ltd, pp Cite this publication. Recent social problems in Nigeria such as insurgency. response for mitigating problems at hand or for community change and development. Nature and Purpose Group work is a method of social work practice through which individuals are helped in solving their problems and it is also directed towards bringing about desired changes at the individual, group and community levels. is a platform for academics to share research papers. lives. Without it, sustainable development, both economic and social is impossible” (The World Bank ). Corruption has come up as a thematic constituent of this renewed paradigm, in which development necessitates economic reform, which is again dependent on political and administrative reforms like good governance and civil service reforms.

Journal of Nigeria Studies Volume 1, Number 2, Fall Political Leadership and Corruption in Nigeria Since A Socio-economic Analysis By Michael M. Ogbeidi Associate Professor Department of History and Strategic Studies, University of Lagos, Nigeria [email protected] + BRIEF CV OF THE AUTHOR. Best, Social Problems – (Note: The 2nd edition of Best was ordered at Norris Book Center. The 1st edition is The 1st edition is also fine, but some of the examples used will be different but the main text for both editions is almost. Publication date Title Variation Issues and challenges: Nigeria's national security ISBN In the conflict-affected North-East Nigeria, the WBG is stepping up its support to addressing service delivery gaps, livelihood deficits and social cohesion issues, as well as providing support to the diversification of the economy.

Nigeria suffers a variety of complex political problems including inequality, corruption, oil disputes, national disunity, and the Boko Haram insurgency.. This seven year conflict and humanitarian crisis in the north has kil and displaced million people. Despite the government’s announcement in , that the group had been ‘crushed,’ attacks have .   Addressing current Social Issues historically, presently and towards a future view. Translate. Sunday, Ap List of Social Issues Recently I read a blog that had a list that the blog writer felt are social issues that need solving immediately. These issues cover global and national issues that affect all of society, usually in a.

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Chapter II Section 17 (1)(1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria states, "The state social order is founded on ideals of Freedom, Equality, and Justice". That is to say that the Constitution of the country has given every citizen, both male and female, equal rights to participate in any political and non-political s: Major Problems Facing Nigeria Today The Federal Republic of Nigeria or "Nigeria" for short, remains the baby giant of Africa.

Nigeria sits very close to the heart of Africa about 10 degrees north of the equator (at the western coast). The Federal Republic of Nigeria is the most populous country in all of Africa and the eighth most populous. Civil society organisations are considered to play an important role in the consolidation of democracy, good governance and development in Nigeria.

Whilst some CSOs were active before the country’s independence, their activities increased in s, at least in relation to democratic governance issues. Public Policy in Nigeria: Perspectives on Social Policy and Administration This book delivers a simple, readable, path-breaking and interesting contribution to development and policy studies.

resolve the social problems discussed in this book. Social work is the profession originally developed to work with a number of these social problems. But it’s not the only helping profession: Psychiatry, psychology, and counseling are also helping professions working with people in difficulty.

The difference is that social work is concerned. Even though Nigeria is considered the African country that is developing quite fast, it still does not mean that our native land is entirely devoid of all the problems. In this article, you will read about the major political problems in Nigeria, contemporary issues in Nigeria.

Nigeria - Nigeria - Daily life and social customs: Nigeria’s vibrant popular culture reflects great changes in inherited traditions and adaptations of imported ones. Establishments Social issues in Nigeria book alcoholic beverages are found everywhere except where Islamic laws prohibit them.

Hotels and nightclubs are part of the landscape of the larger cities. Movie theatres, showing mostly Indian and. Despite the recent growth of research on social problems facing the people of sub-Saharan Africa, there remains a critical lack of conceptual, epistemological, and empirical research and documentation.

This sophisticated new book attempts to fill that gap by synthesizing, interpreting, and extending the existing literature on conditions that constitute serious impediments to socio Reviews: 2. 7th Grade Social Studies Teacher Notes for the Georgia Standards of Excellence in Social Studies Georgia Department of Education Page 4 of 29 Though their routes to independence differed, both Kenya and Nigeria boasted of intellectuals whose nationalistic ideals were closely related to Pan African ones.

Many political issues in the Federal Republic of Nigeria are traceable to bad government. In the other words, one of the major causes of political issues or crisis in Nigeria is bad government. A government which is not properly handled or ruled is vulnerable to crisis relating to politics. COVID Resources.

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Achebe has also written short stories and children's books, and Beware Soul Brother, a book of his poetry, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize in Achebe has been at the Universities of Nigeria, Massachusetts and Connecticut, and among the many honours he has received are the award of a Fellowship of the Modern Language Association of America 5/5(9).

Contemporary social problems in Nigeria by,Shebiotimo Publications edition, in English. Nigeria’s population is projected to grow from more than million people in to million inbecoming the world’s fourth most populous country.

Nigeria’s sustained high population growth rate will continue for the foreseeable future because of population momentum and its high birth rate.

Current political and economic issues succinctly explained. extremist impulses that run deep in the social reality of northern Nigeria,” writes challenges in their book, Nigeria. Social Work and Social Development in Nigeria - Issues & Challenges 1.

SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: ISSUES & CHALLENGES Gbolahan Olubowale MSW,AMNIM Founder & Executive Director, Centre for Rural Health & Development, Oyo State, Nigeria. (5) Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (b), Nigeria Gender Statistics Book (6) UNDP () Human Development Report Nigeria (7) National Bureau of Statistics () Poverty Profile for Nigeria (8) National Population Commission of Nigeria, Census (9) IMF () World Economic Outlook Nigeria Security Tracker: Weekly Update August 9–August Ramaphosa Reimposes COVID Restrictions in South Africa.

Uganda's Upcoming Elections Face Both Longstanding Problems and New Constraints. 2 Social security: Issues, challenges and prospects social dialogue; and implications for future ILO work.2 In this report a chapter is de-voted to each of these topics.

The report begins by looking at the global context in which social security schemes are now operating and the relevance of social security to the goal of decent work.

in Nigeria. The discussion stresses that poverty is a social problem that deserves serious attention. Itnoted that the social problems which afflict Nigerians as a people are the result of the faulty strategy of development which has prevailed in the country, the particular set of economic and social policies towhich that strategy.

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A contribution designated (restricted) for a specific purpose when accepted, will be used only to fund expenses related to that purpose. In Nigeria, among the factors that gave birth to social studies is the need for national integration and rehabilitation after the civil war (Osakwe and Ifedjere ).This basic fact is understood better when the national educational aims and the objectives of teaching social studies is x-rayed.

Personal issues. Personal issues are those that individuals deal with themselves and within a small range of their peers and relationships.

On the other hand, social issues involve values cherished by widespread society. For example, a high unemployment rate that affects millions of people is a social issue. The line between a personal issue and a public issue may be.

In the Domesday Book offor instance, you can find the names of wealthy landlords, If social mobility were high, you would expect. Ethics and Social Issues Related to Information Communication Technology (ICT): /ch Information Communication Technology (ICT) has raised new ethical concerns about the protection of personal privacy, protection of intellectual property, user.

Journal of Social Development inAfrica (), II, 2, Social Work in Africa: Issues and Challenges APOLLO RWOMIRE* & LOGONG RADITLHOKW A** ABSTRACT Social work, ahelping profession, isinastate ofcrisis.

This crisis revolves around issues and problems pertaining to its meaning, character and the role it plays in society. These three readings are excerpts from a book that seeks to recover the history of the Igbo people in the nineteenth century on the eve of colonialism.

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Societal problems affect more than just the adult population. From racism to a topsy-turvy economy, students and schools often feel the effects that trickle down from other sources or social systems. As prominently noted in the ecological theory of child development.

Political corruption is a persistent phenomenon inNigeria was estimated to have lost over $ billion to corruption since independence.

Inthe country ranked th in the countries listed in Transparency International's Corruption Index (with Somalia, at th, being the most corrupt, and Denmark the least).SUNY Morrisville.International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol.

4 No. 1; January Kidnapping in Nigeria: An Emerging Social Crime and the Implications for the Labour Market Ngwama, Justice Chidi Lecturer Department of Industrial Relations and Personnel Management.