Institutions in nigeria are under the impact of cultism population of the study the population of this study was made up of 50students, 30 lectures and 20 non-academic staff of nnamdi. In nigeria, a confraternity is a group that is nominally university-based, though 'street and creek' confraternities began in the 1990s the first confraternity, the pyrates confraternity was created as a social organization for promising students. Causes of cultism in nigeria: 1 use of cultists by politicians use of cultists as thugs by politicians encourages cultism in nigeria politicians clampers the effectiveness of effort towards curbing cultism through their direct or indirect affiliation with these cults. A nigerian seasoned blogger and the assistant admin of nigerian infopedia i write for one of the most outstanding newspapers in nigeria a very simple person who loves writing, reading and research. In nigeria, a confraternity is a group that is nominally university-based, though 'street and creek' confraternities began in the 1990s the first confraternity, the pyrates confraternity was created as a social organization for promising students however, as new confraternities were formed, they.
In nigeria, the origin of cultism is traced to prof the research will help to excavate the evolution and the remote causes of cultism on campuses and proffer and enduring solutions to it. 15 africa’s most prominent secret cults of all time the ogboni fraternity is a popular cult in west africa – the nigerian yoruba and igbo speaking communities, togo and benin-republic 14 the eckankar cult. In nigeria, a confraternity (cultism) is a group that is nominally university-based, though 'street and creek' confraternities began in the 1990s the first confraternity, the pyrates confraternity was created as a social organization for promising students. Cultism in nigerian introduction a secret cult can be defined as an organization of which people come together to pledge their allegiances, under an oath and have a social bond of commitment and dedication for the good of the organization.
Cultism has remained a problem for tertiary institutions in nigeria and the larger nigerian society since the first decade of the existence of university education in nigeria. Cultism and some selected variables among students in nigerian universities with a view to finding out how best university authorities can handle the menace of cultism. Confraternities in nigeria are secret-society like student groups within higher education the exact death toll of confraternity activities is unclear one estimate in 2002 was that 250 people had been killed in campus cult-related murders in the previous decade, while the exam ethics project lobby group estimated that 115 students and teachers had been killed between 1993 and 2003. Keywords secret cultssocietal decadence confraternity criminal oriented behaviour abstract the paper examined the menace of secret cults in the nigerian tertiary institutionsthe origin of cultism was traced to the seadog confraternity (aka pyrates), founded by wole soyinka and six others at the.
The unabated incidence and unrelenting activities of secret cults in the nigerian educational institutions have wrought incalculable havoc on the lives and psyche of nigerians. There are cults in nigeria, secret cults that abounds, there are cults in primary schools, secondary schools, and of course the higher institutes, the universities, polytechnics, and college of education. Cultism in nigeria 2299 words oct 31st, 2011 10 pages recent activities of secret fraternities in edo and anambra states of nigeria have once again brought to focus the impact of the activities of the nefarious groups on the polity.
Cultism is a major challenge ravaging our tertiary institutions today cultism in nigeria tertiary institutions dates back to professor wole soyinka’s college days, when he organized a cult group named pirate confraternity with the help of some friends of his. Origin of cultism in nigeria in 1952, a group of seven students from the university college ibadan formed the pyrates confraternity they called themselves the magnificent seven. Origin & history of cultism in nigerian universities psychology campus cults have contributed a major threat to academic program in our universities, and these cults encourage moral ruin, murder, terrorism, sexual harassment , rape, armed robbery, prostitution, etc. Cultism today has become a very diabolical practice the national association of airlords the supreme eiye confraternity is a fraternity based in almost all the higher schools of learning in nigeria.
Cultism in the campuses against the backdrop of the university as a microcosm of a utopian society, the menace of secret cults in our institutions of higher learning leaves myriads of perplexing. Civic education topic: cultism contents: cultism historical development of cultism types of secret cults characteristics associated with cultism cult groups in nigerian campuses characteristics of cult group consequences of cultism preventive measure against cultism a definition of cultism cultism can also be called secret cult it can be. Cultism in nigeria meaning of cultism cultism can be defined as the practices or activities of a group of people who have extreme religious beliefs that are considered severe it is a social crime which is very rampant within the school system, although cult groups are everywhere within the larger society. Cultism in nigerian universities and the way out, a lecture delivered by nimi d briggs, fas former vice chancellor, university of port harcourt at the conference by the foundation for ethnic violence in nigeria.
Cultism in nigerian schools cultism in nigerian schools dates back to when wole soyinka and a group of six freinds formed the pyrate confraternity at the university college, ibadan according to the founder of the group, the group was formed to advocate against the discrimination and oppression of poor and disadvantaged members of the society. Managing cultism in tertiary institutions by sulaiman abdullahi karwai, phd, fmca, mnim, mimc, department of business administration cultism in nigeria 2299 words | 10 pages writing an essay at tertiary level is an extremely complex 2022 words | 9 pages + popular essays. Top 4 most dangerous nigerian universities cultists-wise top 4 most dangerous universities in nigeria that’s crazy, yeah it is and it needs to be cos nigerian students needs to know what’s going on in there school of choice lagos state university is a popular when it comes to cultism, popular musician damoshe was killed at its. The cultizm in nigeria was formed in 1953 at university college, lbadan professor wole soyinka.
Of cultism on students’ life, social bearing, academic performance and their related communities the cases of the nigeria experience and that of sierra leone especially in the tertiary education institution campuses testify to these assertions. Speaking about cultism in nigeria and, in particular, female cultism in nigerian universities, it can be said that a great number of people claim to be witnesses of the gatherings of such female groupings and their involvement to its activities.