Insecurity in Nigeria: Implications for Economic Development as Perceived by Senior Secondary School Science Teachers

Dr. Clement M. Dania & Elizabeth Chinyere Oti


The study investigated the implication of insecurity on economic development in Nigeria. It was a survey design. A validated questionnaire was used to collect data. The reliability coefficient of 0.74 of the instrument was obtained using cronbach Alpha method stratified and simple random sampling method were used to obtain sample of nine senior secondary schools for the study. Four research questions were formulated for the study. Descriptive statistics were used to analyze the data collected. The results revealed that the respondents were positive in their perceptions of the concepts of insecurity. However, the study revealed that the respondents were differed in some suggested areas of the perceived consequences of insecurity on economic development. Based on the findings, it was recommended among others that government should provide adequate and relevant education for the youth and that there should be an enabling environment for job creation.

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