Promoting peace and social stability through cultural values in Nigeria: the Social Studies perspective (Published)
Conflict, insurgency, terrorism and crime had become the prominent super war agents, waging dynamic war against Nigerian territorial integrity and economic boom. This study sought to examine how peace and social stability through cultural values in Nigeria from the social studies perspective. To achieve this, two research questions were raised to guide the study. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. Data used for the study were generated through a questionnaire titled “Promoting Peace and Social Stability through Cultural Values Questionnaire” which was administered to 70 Social Studies Educators purposively selected from the study area. Their responses to the questionnaire were coded to identify recurrent themes and patterns and were tested using the simple percentages, means and statistical frequency. The result of the analysis showed that in respect to the first research question, a mean percentage ‘Yes’ responses 74.69% and ‘No’ responses of 25.31% Where as in respect to research question two a mean percentage ‘yes’ response of 78% against the mean percentage ‘no’ response of 22% was obtained. The implication of this is that cultural values significantly influence the promotion of peace and social stability in Nigeria. , it was therefore concluded that the peace and stability of the Nigerian society can be promoted if cultural values are revived, promoted, taught and applied in the country and recommended that administrative leadership of Nigeria should be broaden to include traditional leaders and priests in the governance of the Nation.
The impact of school activity on the psychological and social stability and academic achievement for students (Published)
The present study aimed to identify the impact of school activity on the psychological and social stability and achievement of students. To achieve this, the researcher followed the analytical descriptive method and prepared a main research tool which is a questionnaire that was applied to the study sample of male and female students. The results are: There is an effect of student activity on the psychological stability of the student and there is an impact of student activity on the social stability of the student and there is an impact of student activity on the student’s academic achievement, and recommended the study to take advantage of the results that will reach this study, S expansion and diversity of activities and the need to develop training programs for entrepreneurs activity on how to prepare and implement student activity programs in the basic stage students earn myself a social stability.