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2010 (Vol. 2, Issue: 6)
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Education for the Eradication of Poverty

C.I. Oriahi and A.O. Aitufe
Corresponding Author:  C.I. Oriahi 

Key words:  Education, elimination, poverty, strategies, , ,
Vol. 2 , (6): 306-310
Submitted Accepted Published
2010 January, 14 2010 July, 18 2010 December, 20

This study examines the possible education for the eradication of poverty in Nigeria. It defines poverty as a state pf shortage or deficiency of meeting basic needs. Majors causes of poverty are overpopulation, illiteracy, unemployment, environmental degradation and government insensitive to the welfare of the people. Effects of poverty include homelessness, malnutrition and starvation, illness, crime, violence and antisocial behaviour like Internet Fraud (Yahoo business) and Advance Fee Fraud Populace (419). Some poverty eradication strategies highlighted include: (i) Organisation of international workshops on eradication of poverty, (ii) Respect for human rights, (iii) Quality basic education for girls (iv) Meaningful contributions by NGOs, (v) Provision of jobs for the people. Some recommendations are made for the way forward.
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C.I. Oriahi and A.O. Aitufe, 2010. Education for the Eradication of Poverty.  Current Research Journal of Social Sciences, 2(6): 306-310.
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