REMUNERATION-MOTIVATION NEXUS AMONG PUBLIC ACADEMIC STAFF IN NIGERIA

By AKABA JUDE Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Benin, Benin City akabajude@gmail.com 08038667809 ABIOLA D. MONDAY Department of Sociology University of Ibadan, Ibadan mondayabiola@gmail.com 08062185910 SUMMARY Motivating public employees has been adjudged to be problematic as they have the notoriety of being lethargic, and their managers seemingly having little room for manoeuvring given […]

A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF MENTAL ILLNESS, INSANITY AND THE INSANITY PLEA IN NIGERIA

EMMANUEL EKPEDOHO ABIAMA Department Psychology, University of Uyo, Nigeria SUMMARY This work takes a critical look at mental illness, insanity and insanity plea in Nigeria. Mental illness is a clinically recognizable syndrome associated with distress or interferes with personal functioning and good judgment. Insanity is a mental disease that results in a state that impairs […]

DRUG ABUSE AMONG WHITE-COLLAR WORKERS IN THE NIGERIAN WORKPLACE: STRATEGIES FOR COUNSELING AND REMEDY

CHRISTIAN IHEANACHO AGBOTI Department of Political Science/ Psychology/ Sociology Federal University Ndufu-Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State ekuma2009@yahoo.com SUMMARY Drug abuse has, in recent times, become a global problem demanding sincere conscious remedial efforts in all fronts. It is a social problem that cuts across almost all segments of people in the society (children, teenagers, youths, adults […]

FAMILY PLANNING PRACTICES IN AKWA IBOM STATE: THE NEED FOR POLICY ACTIONS IN RURAL AREAS

BY VICTOR EFFIONG BEN Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Uyo, Uyo E-mail:- vikeben4reality2007@yahoo.com SUMMARY This study examines the practice of family planning in Akwa Ibom State in an attempt to provide the basis for actions and policies by the government and non-governmental organizations on maternal and family health in the rural areas. It […]

THE IMPACT OF PRISON CONDITIONS AND SOCIAL FORCES ON CRIMINAL RECIDIVISM IN NIGERIA BY OTU, M SOROCHI & NNAM, M UCHENNA

THE IMPACT OF PRISON CONDITIONS AND SOCIAL FORCES ON CRIMINAL RECIDIVISM IN NIGERIA BY OTU, M SOROCHI & NNAM, M UCHENNA Department of Sociology and Anthropology Faculty of Social Sciences Ebonyi State University, PMB 053, Abakaliki Email: otu.sorochi@yahoo.com Tel: +2347066064109 SUMMARY The prison institution is established all over the world with the vision and mission […]

UTOENYIN: DISCOURSES AND COUNTER DISCOURSES ON MALARIA AMONG THE IBIBIO OF AKWA IBOM STATE

BY WILSON NSIKANABASI UDOFIA Department of Sociology/Anthropology University of Uyo Uyo nsidofzion@yahoo.com 08023772192,07062295373 ABSTRACT Western/ Biomedical Science describes malaria as a vector-borne infectious disease caused by protozoan parasites and spread by infected anopheles mosquitoes. Studies on malaria in Africa have focused on the causes, prevalence and the socio-environmental aspects of the disease. The cultural meanings […]

STIGMATIZATION OF LEPROSY AND EPILEPSY: IMPLICATION FOR SUFFERERS

BY AKPOTOR JULIE Department of Sociology/Psychology Faculty of Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria Summary Supportive interaction is what the persons with illness seek from spouse, relatives, friends and other members of society. Contrarily, leprosy and epilepsy are socially defined as disreputable ailments whose sufferers possess discreditable attributes. On the basis of this social […]

SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND (SWFS): ANALYSIS OF THE MORAL A11) LEGAL SIDES OF THE NIGERIA SOVEREIGN INVESTMENT AUTHORITY (NSIA) ACT 2011.

By PAUL OGHENERO OKUMAGBA Department of Sociology, Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria. E-mail:ghene_okumagba@yahoo.com And OKEREKA, ONOFERE PRINCEWILL Department of Political Science Delta State University Abraka, Nigeria Email: onofereonline@yahoo.com SUMMARY In the last one year, the decision of the Nigerian Government to establish its version of the Sovereign Wealth Funds(SWF5) – the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority […]

PART -TIME WORKING STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT AND INTER ROLE CONFLICT

BY AKIKIBOFORI JACOB SUNDAY Department of Social Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences IGNATIUS AJURU, University of Education Port Harcourt, Rivers State 08033365287 ABSTRACT A conceptual model of the Part-time students’ well-being was developed and tested. This study extends existing research and investigated the process by which role-balance, role-conflict and role affect are associated with a […]