This paper examines the impact of private secondary school on examination malpractices in Nigeria. It also explain the impact of the school management, teachers, parents, government agents and students on examination malpractices in Nigeria. However, it also discussed the causes and effects of Examination Malpractices on the academic achievement of the private secondary schools students. Yet, it emphasis the factors that influence the students on examination malpractice in private secondary schools. Similarly, it states the outcomes of examination malpractices on the academic performance of the secondary schools students in Nigeria. Thus, the implications of examination malpractice on the student’s academic achievement were thoroughly discussed.
Staff loyalty has always been a matter of concern for organizations. Employee turnover is highly detrimental both the organization as well as the employees. Loyalty has an impact over the organization’s costs relating to recruitment, training of new personnel and others. Private companies have the problem to keep talent and having more employee loyalty. Therefore, the study objective is to find out the determinants affecting the staffs’ loyalty at private companies in Can Tho City (CTC). The researchers surveyed 450 staffs working at private companies and answered 23 questions but sample size of 413 staffs processed. The data collected from August 2018 to March 2019 in CTC. Simple random sampling technique. Cronbach’s Alpha and the exploratory factor analysis (EFA) analyzed and used for Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) technique. Finally, the findings of the study have five factors affecting the staffs’ loyalty at private companies in CTC with significance level 0.01.
Parental Variables and Expectations towards Public and Private Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria (Published)
The study examined the attitude of parent and their expectations towards public and private secondary schools and factors affecting the choice of secondary schools for their wards. Three null hypotheses were raised to guide the study. The research design was a survey. The sample size was 1,000 parents, drawn through stratified random sampling technique. The bases for stratification were Senatorial Districts. Data collection was done through structured questionnaire. Data obtained were analyzed using Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). The findings showed significant differences among parents who had children in public and private secondary schools in Akwa Ibom State. Based on these findings, it was recommended that the state government should support incentives that will transform the school plant into most conducive environment for academic activities. Similarly, proprietors of private schools should recruit professionally trained teachers for effective teaching and learning activities
This study assessed farmers’ preference for agricultural extension systems in Nigeria. The specific objectives included the description of socio-economic characteristics of farmers in the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria, determination of the number of farmers benefiting from public or private extension systems, farmers preference of extension delivery systems, etc. Data were obtained from primary and secondary sources. A random sampling technique was used in the selection of farmers. Descriptive statistics, likert scale were employed for analysis. The major findings of the study shows that, majority of the farmers were males and easily accessed agricultural extension services also, majority of the farmers have high preference for private extension system as is more relevance in addressing their problems. It is recommended that gradual steps be adopted in changing to private agricultural extension system and outsourcing of extension is require.