n Gender and Behaviour - Gender differences in students' response to corrupt practices in Nigeria
|Article Title||Gender differences in students' response to corrupt practices in Nigeria|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||Gender and Behaviour|
|Author||Comfort Adenike Onifade and Helen Aduke Bodunde|
|Publication Date||Jun 2009|
|Pages||2164 - 2174|
The problem of corruption has become a serious threat to the moral, religious, social, economic and political foundations of Nigeria as a nation. The problem seems to have become a national malady defiling solution in spite of efforts put in place to control it. Many scholars have attested that a large percentage of the population tend more toward corruption. The aim of this case study was to find out the view of the male and female students in the tertiary institutions in Nigeria as it relates to corrupt practices. The study was a survey which employed questionnaire as its major instrument while percentages and t-test were used to analyze the data collected. The findings show that there is no significant difference in the views of the female and male respondents towards corrupt practices. Suggestions were offered on how to solve the problem of corruption in Nigeria.
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