Cultism and youth violence in Nigerian universities
Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 2003 - Education - 44 pages
A further publication of the Centre for Development and Conflict Management Studies (CEDCOMS), Ile-Ife, Nigeria. This study provides an overview of the problem of cultism in Nigerian higher education and some conceptual background. It presents findings of surveys into cult activities in Nigeria's major universities, including details of secret cults; variations in cult activities; explanations of why students are attracted to cults; factors for the increase of cult activities in the Nigerian tertiary sector; and the effects of cults on education. It presents a strategy to curb cults and outlines the policy implications.
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