Mr. Oyedepo D.O

Social Studies

GROUP BEHAVIOR

Meaning of group behaviour according to Wikipedia, refers to the situations where people interact in large or small groups. A group can be described as a collection of two or more individuals interdependently interacting to achieve their common goals   Reasons for walking in group To reduce insecurity of working or standing alone To get […]

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Drug trafficking

Drug trafficking refers to the illegal act of carrying or transporting hard drugs like cocaine, heroin, Indian heir and many others within or outside the comply. Reasons for drug trafficking Unemployment Bad company Poverty Greed Ignorance   Consequence of drug trafficking Life imprisonment: Those caught and convicted will have a life jail term Dents the

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Effects of drug abuse

Effects of drug abuse on the family and society Road accident: Many road accidents occur when individuals are drunk and are under the influence of drugs. Failure in family responsibility: Drug addicts most times fail in carrying out their responsibilities in the family, especially financial responsibilities because they would have diverted all their money into

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Drug abuse

Drug abuse is the abnormal intake of drug or any other substances. It can also be described as the illegal or wrong use of drugs and other   Substances Forms of drug abuse Usage of drug not prescribed by doctors Using overdose of prescribed drugs Intake of herd drugs like marijuana heroin, cocaine and many

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OBJECTIVES OF SOCIAL STUDIES

Objectives are goals an individual or group aims at to get the very best of their performance. Some of the general objectives of social studies include the following: Critical thinking: Social studies teaches students about history and enables them understand how society has evolved. It also helps students develop an ability to think critically about

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PEACE

Meaning of peace Peace is a situation in which there is harmony, understanding and good interaction between individuals, communities and nations.  It is a period of non-existence of chaos, violence and misunderstanding in a society. Types of Peace Positives Peace: this is a type of peace in which people naturally or normally live together in

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GOAL SETTING

A goal is any accomplishment or achievement which an individual focuses and works at achieving goal setting can therefore be to as process of writing down goals to be achieve at a particular time of a specific task. TYPES OF GOALS There are two types of goals Short term goals Long term goals Short Term

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FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION

Family life education is a concept which exposes the youths to what it entails or demands to run a family successfully when they become adults IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION It helps in preparing youths for adulthood It gives them sense of direction Supports moral development of the child Provides useful information about having happy

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POPULATION

Population can be referred to as the number of people living in particular area over a period of time. This population of Nigeria as at 2006, according to population census was 14 million but today (2015) the population of Nigeria is over 180 million.   BASIC UNITS OF POPULATION Population is made up of The

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HUMAN EMOTION (LOVE)

HUMAN EMOTION (LOVE) Love is a genuine feeling toward someone Love is a strong feeling between two people Love is a strong feeling or affection towards somebody or something Love is the ability to express feelings emotion and affection towards someone or something Love means having deep and warm feeling about and other love involves

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DECISION MAKING

Decision making is the act of making up one’s mind to undertake a particular, cause, project or idea and backing it up with action It could be defined as choice made between alternatives. TYEPS OF DECISION There are two types of decision Minor decision Major decision MINOR DECISION These are decisions that have little or

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MEDIA EXPRESSION

Mass media are means of communicating with the general public. These can be achieved through television, radio, telephone, internal facilities etc. TYPES OF MASS MEDIA Electronic Media: these include television, radio, internet, movies etc. Print media: These include billboard, newspaper, magazine, postal, calendars etc. Traditional Media: These are gong, drum, town criers, gunshot, fire lighting

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HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES

Harmful traditional practices are traditional and psychological distresses and damages on individual.  The distresses include fear, emotional, pain, stigma, death etc. TYPES OF HARMFUL TRADITIONAL PRACTICES Female circumcision Slavery Child marriage Widowhood Reference for male child Violence against women Female Circumcision: it can also be known as female genital mutilation.  It involves the painful removal

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CONFLICT

Conflict can be defined as a misunderstanding or disagreement between two or more people. Conflict arises as people interact in their families, workplace, offices, social clubs, communities and countries.  Conflict occurs sometimes due to lack of cooperation.   As a nation Nigeria has witnessed a lot of conflict.  For instance the civil war between 1967

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TRAFFICKING IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN

Human trafficking is the act of taking children and women out of their homes to work as domestic servants or commercial sex workers in or out of their country. Factors Responsible for Trafficking in Children and Women Bad Economy: The economic challenges has greatly motivated.  So many people to engage in the bad act of

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WAYS OF SOLVING CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

Ways of Solving Contemporary Social Problems in Nigeria Contemporary social problems in Nigeria can be solved by applying the following measures: Rule of law Anti-corruption agencies Civil society Government policies Infrastructural development and maintenance Job creation to reduce unemployment Religious organization Public opinion leader School Personal discipline Security agencies   Solutions or Measures of Solving

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EFFECTS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN NIGERIA

Social Problems as they Affect the Individual The following are some of the social problems affecting individuals in Nigeria: Sexual immorality: Unwholesome evil pressures from the opposite sex that exposes individuals to varieties of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) such as syphilis, gonorrhoea, herpes, staphylococcus, HIV/AIDS, and unwanted pregnancies, dropping out of school and thus truncating one’s

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