Social Studies Education: A Tool to Curb Corruption in Nigeria

Folorunso, Christianah Omowamide, Bamgbade Femi Adegboyega


This paper examines social studies education a tool to curb corruption in Nigeria. The concepts and objectives of social studies education, the Nigerian Philosophical Goals, and Objectives, corruption challenges, factors influencing corruption in Nigeria  as well as ways in Curbing corruption via social studies education were discussed and it was recommended among others that  Nigeria political class should be given general orientation on social studies education, they should acquire social skills that involve self-control in public offices and to be very familiar with the common values of our societies as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

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