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Corruption

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CORRUPTION

CONSEQUENCES OF CORRUPTION It dents the nation image It brings hardship on average citizens It retards the economic growth It leads to poverty It discourages honesty, integrity and hard work It leads to unemployment   PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION Stiff punishment for corrupt leaders and officials Confiscation of poverty Introduction of civic and moral instructions. Honesty, integrity and hard work should be rewarded Government should give ICPC, EFCC free hand to administers justice on corrupt citizens Display of wealth should be discouraged   CONSEQUENCES OF CORRUPTION ON THE NATION Dents the nation’s image: Nigeria has been known to be a corrupt nation all over the world. An international organization known as Transparency International has ranked Nigeria among the ten most corrupt countries in the world. This has so many negative implications on all Nigerians. Retards economic growth: The economy cannot grow in a nation where corruption thrives. CONSEQUENCES OF CORRUPTION ON… Read More »CORRUPTION

Social Studies

CORRUPTION

Corruption simply refers to the act of using ones position for an unofficial or personal benefits or advantages. Corruption is a major problem in Nigeria as a nation.  It exists in every facets of Nigeria society both in private and government establishment e.tc.  Corruption includes malpractice, electoral malpractice, extortion and many others.   FORMS OR TYPES OF CORRUPTION Extortion: This is an act of forcing some one or an individual to pay for a service that should be free example. When a police officer asks for money at check-point even when a drivers vehicle papers are completed. Embezzlement of funds: Embezzlement is an act of diverting money meant for official use to private or personal use e.g. if money meant for road repair is shared by the officials in charge of the contract. Bribery: it is an act of inducing someone by using monetary and non-monetary means to secure favour.… Read More »CORRUPTION

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CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

Causes of Contemporary Social Problems in Nigeria Some causes of social problems in Nigeria are: Poverty in the midst of plenty in the society or community. Corruption among leaders. Negative Peer Group Influence Influence of the Mass Media Unchecked access to the internet. Divorce and broken homes Cheating within the group. Sexual immorality in the society. Cultism among the youths and elders. Parents encouraging their wards’ involvement in examination malpractice. Greed for wealth at all costs without legitimate labour for it. Lack of love and parental care in the family. Unfaithful religious leaders. Indiscipline Disobedience to the laws of the land. Ignorance Injustice Proliferation of arms and ammunition.   Poverty Poverty means the inability to provide the basic needs of life for oneself, family and dependants. This basic needs primarily are food, clothing and shelter. In addition, inability to provide quality education to enable  proper and complete socialization of one’s… Read More »CAUSES OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

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