Youthful Lust and Violation of Mobile Phone Rule in a Private Christian Mission University, South West Nigeria

Omonijo Dare Ojo, Nnedum Obiajulu Anthony Ugochukwu, Ezeokana Jude Obinna

Abstract


This study aims at discovering the difference in the perceived lack of privacy in communication and violation of mobile phone rule among students in a Private Christian Mission University, South-West Nigeria. It equally tries to discover if there is a difference in the perceived students’ desire to express love to the opposite sex and violation of mobile phone rule. Furthermore, it strives to investigate if there is a difference in the perceived students’, who are not born again and violation of mobile phone rule. Apart from these, it finds out the time that students use their phone secretly, gender of students most involved in this violation and reasons why they do not like using telephone service provided for them on campus. The study engages both quantitative and qualitative methods of data collection. It employs percentage to describe data collected. Chi-square was used to test its hypotheses @.005 level of significance. The result shows that most of the students caught for possession and use of phone were using it secretly at night. Moreover, male students were more involved in violation of mobile phone rule than their female counterparts.  The study equally discovered: a difference in the perceived lack of privacy in communication and violation of mobile phone rule; difference in the perceived students’ desire to express love to the opposite sex and violation of mobile phone rule and difference in the perceived students who are not born again and violation of mobile phone rule. Six reasons were supplied by respondents for not patronizing phone service centre on campus. They are: ineffective and inefficiency of staff at the centre, congestion of students in phone centre etc.

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5430/wje.v1n2p49

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World Journal of Education
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