Common social problems in Nigeria II

Social Studies J.S.S 1 Third Term


Common social problems in Nigeria II

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to:

     1. Discuss the causes of contemporary social problems.    



This is the inability to provide the basic needs of life for oneself, family and dependants. This basic needs primarily are food, clothing and shelter. In addition, the inability to provide quality education to enable proper and complete socialization of one’s children to make them live decent lives and be fulfilled are some of the causes of social problems in the society. This is so because children brought up improperly develop to become social deviants who are lured into all kinds of crimes and illegitimate means of making money in order to keep body and soul together. Poverty sometimes leads to broken homes and.... View More

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