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Kazeem, Kolawole – College Student Journal, 2011
The number of people in need of care, support and assistance from afflictions (natural and artificial) keeps expanding by the day. From a simple traditional based dislocation to a sophisticated "man induced" social problems of wars, refugees, drug addiction, homosexuality, HIV/AIDS pandemics etc, the society today (either developed or…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Addictive Behavior, Drug Addiction, Homosexuality
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Ojogwu, C. N. – College Student Journal, 2009
Millennium Development Goals were established by the United Nations to help underdeveloped countries to overcome problems of illiteracy, poverty, low health status and quality of life. Much emphasis was placed on the attainment of MDG targets in education because of its pivotal role in national development. The targets include education for all…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Barriers
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Ojogwu, C. N. – College Student Journal, 2008
Nigeria's National Policy on Education stresses functional knowledge and skills, and development of character and values. But there is a growing gap between policy and practice. This is apparent in the unethical behaviour of many students, and sometimes staff, as manifested in their involvement in secret cults, undisciplined conduct, and…
Descriptors: Law Enforcement, Foreign Countries, Values Education, Ethnic Groups
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Aluede, Oyaziwo; Imhanlahimi, Joseph E. – College Student Journal, 2004
This paper focused on three dominant psychological theories--Cognitive Dissonance, Relative Deprivation and Campus Ecology that have been evolved to explain student unrest, to determine their ability to account for the phenomenon in Nigerian universities. It found that none of the theories could all alone holistically account for all the causal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Environment, Psychological Patterns, Teacher Influence