Dealing with the Plague of Plagiarism in Nigeria

Uloma Doris Onuoha, Chinyere Nkechi Ikonne


Growing incidents of plagiarism seem to plague tertiary institutions in Nigeria and the world in general especially with the advent of the Internet. The aim of this paper, therefore, was to draw on existing literature to offer steps that could be taken in dealing with the plague of plagiarism. The study concludes with a summary of findings from literature and outlines various measures that can be taken by governing bodies, lecturers and students to maintain an environment of academic integrity free from the menace of plagiarism.

Keywords: Academic Integrity; Plagiarism; Tertiary Institutions.

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