criminology

THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF VIGILANTE GROUPS IN CRIME CONTROL IN ETHIOPE EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF DELTA STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Provision of adequate security is a social pre-requisite for the survival of any society. Every society takes appropriate measures to protect the lives and property of people living within its boundaries. Business and social activities may not go on freely without adequate security. This fundamental essence of …

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THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC CORRELATION OF FEMALE CRIMINALITY IN NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE 1.0    INTRODUCTION Traditionally, it has been argued that there has been so little research interested in the area of female criminality due to the fact that the number of females offenders have been so small and insignificant. But statistics alone is not sufficient to explain why female offenders are not treated as a …

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EFFECTS OF CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES ON THE PEOPLE OF ABEOKUTA SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF OGUN STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND TO THE PROBLEM According to Freeman (1996), crime is an activities of individuals with low legitimable earring, prospects, and involvement with the criminal justices system which has become part of normal economic life for many young men. For example, over half of 25 to 34 years men who are high …

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A CRIMINOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF THE IMPACT OF GAMBLING ADDICTION AMONG YOUTHS (A CASE STUDY OF YOUTHS IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA).

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the Study    Gambling is one of the biggest industries in the world Binde, (2007). It has thrived for many decades. It has played a role in the history of many nations Arnold, (1998). It is one of the revenue generating companies to many countries Skolnick, (2003). Gambling is not new to Nigeria …

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CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF INSECURITY IN NIGERIA: THE CHALLENGES AND RELEVANCE OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE FORCE AS A PANACEA

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDYIn recent times, Nigeria has witnessed an unprecedented plaque of crisis and insecurity, each leading to loss of lives and destruction of properties. According to Ezeoha (2011:38) in Causes and effects of insecurity in Nigeria, “Security means stability and continually of livelihood, predictability of relationships, feeling safe and belonging …

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THE EFFECT OF NIGHT SHIFT ON THE LIFE OF THE NIGERIA POLICE OFFICER

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     Background of the Study The importance of good public view in any organization, let alone the police, need not be exaggerated, they (the police) are an indispensable organ of government in any civilized community; as agreed to by Jemibewon (2004) ‘the police is a powerful element in the strength and weakness …

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OBSTACLES TO EFFECTIVE POLICING IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT A community approach to the management of crimes and criminal behaviour in Nigeria is the latest in the crime fighters’ attempt to curb the menace of the rising crime rate in the country.The efficiency of this approach is, however, facing certain challenges, namely: interference of some‘powerful’ members of society in the course ofjustice, inertia …

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 EVALUATION OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE ELECTIONS AND SLOW JUSTICE IN NIGERIA

IntroductionStudies exploring the links between democracy and political violence, and in more specific terms, how political violenceundermines democratization have been complex, leading to the need for a critical appraisal. Kaethe Weingarten (2004)argued that the definition of the term “political violence” remains contestable. It has been presumed that democraciesare a more stable form of government since …

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IMPERIAL POLICING: THE EMERGENCE AND ROLE OF THE POLICE IN COLONIAL NIGERIA

Introduction Dramatic instances of police violence against protestors have proliferated in recent years. Most have involved the use of military equipment. At Standing Rock in 2016 and 2017, Native American activists faced an array of paramilitary police vehicles including BearCats, Humvees, and mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles (MRAPs; Tolan 2017). During the Black Lives Matter protests …

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