CRIME RATES AMONG NIGERIAN YOUTH
The astounding and alarming rates of crime by young adults in our nation have called for attention, not a day goes by when newspaper headlines don’t read about crimes done by youths. (Causes) Many experts are of the view that unemployment is the foremost cause of increased crime rate among youth.
Also, two-thirds of Unemployment is one of the major issues affecting Nigeria’s economy and its society. The rate of unemployment has increased during last few years due the fallout from the economic challenges. Crime is a serious issue of many countries in the contemporary society; in particular, the crime rate gradually increases annually in some sectors worldwide. The crime rate in Nigeria is alarming and the rate at which youths take to crime is a serious cause for concern.
This demographic finding portends effects, challenges, opportunities and solutions the high rate of illegal commitment of Nigerian youths especially in the areas of crime. Crime among the Youth: an Alarming state of Nation . By many young graduates restore looting and stealing of valuable items to meet their daily money needs.
The facts show that the rate of kidnapping in this country is indeed high.
Lack of jobs is a great cause of frustration among young people. rate is among those aged 15-25. This is a crime of giving someone money in order to get an illicit advantage, or an abuse of position in order to get undue advantage.
Crime,which drastically increasing among youngsters.Resulting corrupted community for the future and fails to produce productive young people in the country.If proper awareness provided to stop crimes among young people and encourage them to behave more.
These are the top reasons crime is becoming so rampant in the country. Boko Haram's kidnappings are motivated by both politics and religion, according to their own leaders as well as the Nigerian government. International organizations are joining Nigerian groups to combat this problem. Let's talk about the causes, effects and possible solutions to unemployment in Nigeria. Chad, Cameroon, and the United States have recently joined in the fight. rate is among urban youth aged 20-24 and 31%.
HERE, WE TAKE A LOOK AT THE TOP CAUSES OF CRIME IN THE COUNTRY.
Poverty and economic deprivation have been seen to be the number one cause of crime in the country.
People are often driven to great lengths of desperation by poverty and this is a major cause of crime.
Some youths take to crime because they see their mates going into it and they want to be accepted. Crimes like cultism are often traced to peer pressure. In a country where economic deprivation persists often drive its citizens to take to crime to survive.
The fact that such frustration is created is in itself a very dangerous thing for society on the whole as global inflation has risen significantly over the last few years. we have drugs, politics, the society.
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