NEWSPAPER COVERAGE OF SPORTS NEWS IN NIGERIA A CONTENT ANALYSIS OF VANGUAR
The issue of news coverage in Nigeria has generated interest from all works of life. Argument arise as a result of what is considered inadequate coverage of sports news by Nigerian newspaper. This study analyze the contents of two Nigeria dailies – Vanguard and Nation newspapers with the aim of finding how far they have gone in the coverage of sports events in Nigeria. Content analysis method was used to select a representative size of 48 issues of the newspapers from a target population of 315 using a simple random sampling technique. Coding sheet was used as the instrument of data collection, just as tables and simple percentage were used for presentation and analysis of data. Research findings show that Nigerian newspapers do not give adequate coverage to sports news. The study concludes that, newspapers should allot more pages to reporting sports. Hence recommends that sports news stories should be given prominent display in Nigerian newspapers.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Approval page i
Table of content iv
1.0 Introduction 1
1.1 Background of the study 1
1.2 Statement of problems 5
1.3 Objective of the study 6
1.4 Significant of the study 7
1.5 Research questions 8
1.6 Limitation of the study 8
1.7 Scope of the Study 9
1.8 Definition of Terms 9
LITERATURE REVIEW 11
2.1 Literature Review 11
2.2 Trends in Newspaper Coverage of Sports in Nigeria 14
2.3 An overview of Nigeria Sports 22
2.4 Problems of Nigerian Sports 24
2.5 Roles of the Press in Tacking the Problem 27
2.6 Theoretical Framework 29
2.7 Summary of literature review 32
RESEARCH METHODOOGY 33
3.1 Research design and Method of study 33
3.2 Population of the study 33
3.3 Design of the study 23
3.4 Sampling techniques 36
3.5 Instrument for Data collection 36
3.6 Validation and reliability of Data Source 36
3.7 Method of Data analysis 37
Data Presentation, Analysis and discussion 38
4.1 Data presentation and analysis 38
4.2 Discussion of findings 44
Summary, conclusion and Recommendations 47
5.1 Summary of findings 47
5.2 Conclusion 48
5.3 Recommendations 50
5.4 Area of further study 52
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
This academic work is based on the impact of effective compensation on the employees performance in Onitsha Cotton Mill Limited, Anambra State, Nigeria apparently, there are different needed among employees that must be achieved through compensation received. It is very pertinent that organizations should strive hard to effectively compensate their workers for motivational reasons which will help in the achievement of organizational goals and objectives.
The study falls within personnel management and personnel management according to Flippo 1986 is defined as the planning, organizing, directing and controlling of the procurement, development, compensation, integration, maintenance and separation of human resources at the end tht individual organizational and societal objectives are accomplished.
It can also be defined as money received for the work performance plus other kinds of benefits and services that the organizations provide for their employees, compensation is recompense, reward, wage or salary given by an organization to person or a group of persons in return to work done, service rendered or a contribution made toward achievement or organizational goal.
BRIEF HISTORY OF GENERAL COTTON MILL LIMITED ONITSHA, ANAMBRA STATE
General Cotton Mill Limited, Onitsha anambra State is a textile manufacturing company that is known with the sales of textile and textile products.
The company was incorporated on the 10th April, 1964 RC 3782, located at Niger bridge Industrial Layout, Onitsha and also has one of its branches at Bloc 4A, Apapa lane, Dolphin Estate Ikoyi, Lagos, having Chief Nolla O. Edun as its chairman, R.N.W. lee (U.S. citizen) as its MD / CEO and also F.A Enechukwu-Deputy managing director.
It is a textile company offering composite textile Mill producing African prints, or fabric materials with spinning, weaving, and printing division producing cotton yarn with a good number of employees at its service.
Cotton as a resources is a miracle fibre that has been spun, woven and dyed since ancient times and it is still the most widely used fibre clothing, it is soft and fluffy, and grows in a boll around the seeds of the cotton plant. Cotton can be used for many products like: clothes, beddings, tabletops, furniture’s and even arts etc.