Problem Of Peer Pressure Is Universities

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The problem of peer pressure in  is one Nigerian Universities has been around for quite a while now and everyone knows about it, but only a few Students are able to rise above it. Peer pressure make students do things they normally don't like to do, and because of this they create a persona that's not really who they are, and this really affects the way they communicate with people in general - whether they are in interested in these people or not. I'll try to highlight a few reasons why peer pressure has a grip on many students.

First off, the case of social media. This is because when you go on Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter among others, students see all 5hese you people their age living lavish lifestyle and as such they to feel that's the best way to live. I'm in no position to tell anyone how to live their own life. 

Secondly, some students with inferiority complex, docile by nature, gullible, lonely, among others, tend to roll with crowds that they don't even like to be around with. This as a result leads to high amount of shallow relationships in Nigerian universities and that's why the rate of suicide is rising.

Thus, what I'm try to point out is that if you are to do anything or try to make friends make sure that it is what you really want, because you have consider your emotions when making these kind of decisions, thank you. 

Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Mofolu Ayo - 2019-09-26 08:52:18

Peer pressure is a case of not knowing who you really are or where you came from or also not being grounded in yourself. If a person knows his or herself he or she  would not have a problem with peer pressure. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Okwute Chinecherem - 2019-09-26 08:55:05

Well said!  Peer pressure  is one the major cause of suicide because when one see so many  luxury  and lavish lifestyle  online  they will like to live that kind of life by all means  and when they are  not really  getting what  the want they feel  inferior  and take suicide  as the only option.  Let's  try to  be contented with  what we have no matter  what it will  help  us slot. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Godson Omejua - 2019-09-26 09:38:12

Peer pressure can make someone who had a good home training to deviate to become wayworld. The fear of being humiliated and exploited by fellow students makes them go into getting involved in cult acts. Some would want to feel among and so start emulating some lifestyles which is bad.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Deborah Edmund - 2019-09-26 09:39:53

Peer pressure is one of the problems young people face.The way the will pressurize u to do want u don't want is so alarming..am sending this message to all d teenage n youth even adult self....to flee away from negative peer pressure because it can lead to depression,low self-esteem,even suicide.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Michael Akinfolarin - 2019-09-26 09:52:53

Peer pressure appears to be a powerful force affecting educational choices and whether students undertake important investments that could improve academic performance or outcomes.

  In other words, peer pressure greatly affects student willingness to accept opportunities that may lead to more post-secondary option like barbering,plumbing,truck driving,air conditioning and e.t.c.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Wonder Orowumi - 2019-09-26 10:36:43

I feel one credible way to stop peer pressure is for one to be determined not to compromised. Nobody can pressurise you without your knowledge. You need to have firm and strong values and you also need to be principled to stand against peer pressure

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Ugochi Lucy - 2019-09-26 11:22:52

Peer pressure has really dealt with a lot of our youths everywhere but most especially,in the university. It has made a lot to forget who they really are as well as their mission and vision. A lot has ended up in ''had I known" as a result of peer pressure. Whatever the case may be, one can still stand out if he or she can determine never to follow and focus on whatever he or she has planned to achieve.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Alex Akama - 2019-09-26 11:34:05

Whatever reasons may be given for peer pressure will not be enough to excuse any wrong decisions made by any student in a Nigerian University. Everyone who's a student should know that maturity is required of them in all they do. For every wrongful action, there are lying consequences, its a matter of time. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Deborah joel - 2019-09-26 11:36:34

Peer pressure is something we sometimes can't help but fall victims of..

Its advisable to know your place,know what you what,your goals and then set for it..you shouldn't have to change to feel you belong.. If you have to then know you don't belong there..its not worth losing yourself for friendship..

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Fajemirokun Faith - 2019-09-26 11:52:22

Peer presure is something that anybody can fall victim of and it makes a well mannered person to deviate to bad behavior like smoking and other things but it depends on the person's mentality because i'm a victim of peer pressure even till now but it only changes the way i spend money i don't smoke but i take alcohol though but those that doesn't have the scope to scale through the smoking aspect smokes everyday and later get addicted to it but it is advisable for you to know yourself know your goals and work towards it.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Victor Oladele - 2019-09-26 11:52:24

Peer pressure has been one of the problems of this genration of youngsters as everyone wants to belong to the reigning group. I would suggest that students should learn to be contented and not run after flashy things always

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Austin Loveday - 2019-09-26 12:05:29

Peer pressure is an epidemic in the  life of the upcoming ones like the teenage and mid youth class and most attimes too our parents are also at fault too for not giving them the awareness they need in other to face this peer pressure at school or any social gatherings 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Oladoja Bimpe - 2019-09-26 12:11:29

University is a persons first test of adulthood, even though most students are being financed, other aspects of living will be decided solely by you. People that has never been given freedom of any kind though, tend to misuse this freedom thereby becoming someone different either good or bad, but influence isn't a university thing, its buried deep inside individuals, some adults can still get pressured into doing things.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Okereke Nzubechi Divine - 2019-09-26 12:44:37

In some universities now peer group pressure is really  rampart, as of the one that happened in abia state university a final student lost he's life while he trying to join a cult group in order to fight for his girlfriend who is being disturbed by a cult  guy then his friends now pressurized him to join a cult group in order for him to have his girlfriend back,so in the process of the his initiation to the cult group he lost his life

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By David Owolabi - 2019-09-26 12:46:34

I don't think anyone can be affected by any peer group if he/her haven't made up her mind to be influence. A guy can a alot of smokers as friend and go out with them and decide not to smoke. Likewise a girl can have a run girl as friends but still keep her decency. So let's get that fact straight. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Adebayo Odinaka Zita - 2019-09-26 12:48:31

Peer pressure is one of the challenges faced in the university by students who have lost there identity. When students allow themselves to be influenced by their peers negatively they turn out to be wayward and represent their families badly in school.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By David Akwe - 2019-09-26 12:50:23

A number of factors are responsible for peer pressure influence on social and academic performance of students with physical and health impairment which include desire to fit it, isolation, lack of confidence, low self-esteem, lack of parental care among others.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By MATHEW EBODU - 2019-09-26 13:04:37

The issue of peer pressure in universities is so alarming. And all these happened as a result or lack of contentment.

We should try in as much as we could to be who we are for once and not to after what others has/have. 

Its abnormal to like everything as such for you have to peace you must deviate from likening of things of others.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Paul Nwaso - 2019-09-26 13:12:30

Peer pressure has done more harm than good because it has led some students to terrible consequences even up to grave consequences. Some students who are brought up by their parents in godly way enters into higher institutions of learning and turn wayward. When they refuse to follow their peers, they are being called names such as jew guy, dull guy etc and out of shame they join bad gang and end up in sorrow

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Abolarin Deji - 2019-09-26 13:16:25

Peer pressure mostly affect people  who are greedy and are not contented with what they have. We compare ourselves  with people whom we are not in the same financial  levels. If one is being too social it also causes being pressurized by others success. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Prince Ezinwa - 2019-09-26 13:18:40

Peer group influence as a matter of fact has ended the life's of so many youth which is as a result of some unguided universities.its said that the hand u give to a child is what he is she grows up with but some falls victim as a result of peer group influence. One good advice I have for my fellow youth is that every one of us should know our stand, do not say yes when you mean to say no and do not also say no when you mean to say yes or you will end up Making a mistake u will regreat for the red of your life thanks.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Onyinye Leady innocent - 2019-09-26 13:19:22

More The first point I want to make in this is that peer pressure is NOT a bad thing. We all are influenced by our peers, both negatively and positively. It helps define who we are and how we feel about subjects in our lives. It is how we chose to react to peer pressure that defines who we are as an individual. Are we a leader or a follower? Both types of people are needed to make the world go round.
Basically, the difference between negative and positive peer pressure is the outcome. The reverse of the situation above is negative peer pressure.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Anthony Onyekachi - 2019-09-26 13:33:10

Peer pressure affect negatively or positively sometimes..an adage says show me your friend I will tell you who you are ..bad friend always influence negatively especially in school where they don't have guardian around them..you only limit yourself from negative friends that don't add value to your life

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Anthony Onyekachi - 2019-09-26 13:33:21

Peer pressure affect negatively or positively sometimes..an adage says show me your friend I will tell you who you are ..bad friend always influence negatively especially in school where they don't have guardian around them..you only limit yourself from negative friends that don't add value to your life

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Joseph Egeolu - 2019-09-26 13:40:34

My father once said University as the name implies is a Universal City where all kind come both humans and non humans good or bad and the only way not to be carried away in this universal city is to maintain your own system of government that is be yourself. 

It takes discipline and morality to stay and operate based on training u've received

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Osikha Cynthia - 2019-09-26 13:58:15

That's why it's important to know who you are , where you from and where you are going. If peer pressure is your problem, then you really need to do a self evaluation. I know of someone who got competitors disguise as friends. If the people you role with make you feel insecure, it's best to do away with them. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Olowoporoku Lydia temiloluwa - 2019-09-26 14:00:11

Peer pressure has been a problem in our society, most especially among our youths that are in universities as everyone want to live a lavishing life.and the sure way of stopping this is by our youths having the spirit of contentment in the little they have

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Patrick Juliet - 2019-09-26 14:10:39

Peer pressure is the case,  where you don't know who you truly are and no ok with what you have they is to say,  over greediness  Jealousy and so on,  seeing your  mate lavishing money and you want to be like them ,  and if you are unable to be like them  despite all your effort,  you will be frustrated ,  and we all know what that might lead to, ( suicide) 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Ebenezer Oyedele - 2019-09-26 14:14:17

Peer pressure can make someone turn to another thing entirely when you're seeing your friends doing better than you and you are there nothing is happening to you and those called your friends are showing you some silly attitude you won't have any other choice

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Fagbenle Olatunde - 2019-09-26 14:27:22

Peer pressure is a physiological factor, it can be curbed by proper parental upbringing, a child that has been instilled with core moral values from home will not be carried away by any form of peer pressure.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Nelo Zac - 2019-09-26 14:28:14

This is almost similar to one of my findings even as an undergraduate. Students come to the four walls of school but little do they realized that they are lured into something else. It happens when you lost focus easily on your priority. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Eniola Ikobayo - 2019-09-26 14:38:35

Peer pressure truly is a problem every youth faces but to make sure it is actually stopped it has to start from the home cos every parent needs to teach their children core values, they should try to build their self esteem in such a way that it'll be so hard for such a child to be pressurised into doing something he/she would regret later on...

Although the positive effect of peer pressure is if you have good friends who set high standards for themselves , you also would want to make sure you do as well as they are doing, leading to hardworking and diligence

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Fijabi Babatunde - 2019-09-26 14:43:10

peer pressure is in absolute sense a signifiant fator that determines the  disposition of mankind to the society. Lot of suicidal attempts have been checked to be as a result of peer group pressure. The victim tends to think that his/her peers are doing better than him/her, get emotionally twitched, and decides to commit suicide. According to psychology, this precarious situation can be averted. we need to programme our brain; believe that life doesn't owe us what it owes our friends.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Adebayo Praise - 2019-09-26 15:03:53

Peer pressure. This is a big issues admist students. I have a friend who told me he would never smoke, but when he was admitted to d university he started smoking..its individual differences.. And our conscience.. 

We should be able to control our selves

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Chuks Ubani - 2019-09-26 15:20:15

Well I will say that peer pressure is contributing to d alarming rate of suicides we re facing in recent times frm my own survey ppl are easily influenced by frbds and earger to get luxurious tyns by all means .

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Olagoke Uthman - 2019-09-26 15:22:14

Peer pressure being one of the agent of socialisation and the most powerful is very important because after parents the peers of a child are loke the closet to such child that I why it is necessary to monitor our kids to Kno the kind of company they keep

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Fhard Ayodola - 2019-09-26 16:08:38

Will I say peer pressure is the root of many evils in the university well it is cos alot of people tend to follow the crowd than follow there mind set the fear of staying alone kills alot of nigga out there peer pressure a great failure to the society

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By oluyede titilayo - 2019-09-26 16:10:06

Peer pressure has a strong influence on students and not only student but also the teens and the youth in the society,it corrupts good manners only God can save us because am also a student but we are striving hard to stand out because its not easy. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Prince Michael - 2019-09-26 17:36:57

Well what can I say, peer pressure affects a lot of students but I say it only affects the weak. If one is focused, knows where he is coming from and where he is going, most importantly if he prays to God for guidance he will be able to overcome peer pressure. Thank you for sharing this with us

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Abdulsalam Shifa - 2019-09-26 17:42:13

Peer pressure have a negative and positive impact,depends on how you allow it to affect or have effect in your life. It is when you allow other people emotion or thoughts to dominate your life or becomes what you think about always that there will be high chances of being impacted negatively by peer group. But in the situation where you fully understand what you want,accepting yourself and allow your decision to matter in any circumstances ,there is a high chance of peer group helping you to build your life positively. Just like the saying 'there are two demons that fight in the human mind,but the one you feed becomes the winner'. So the impact that pressure group can have in our lives depend on the type of group we feed on.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Claire Oluchi - 2019-09-26 18:08:08

If you ask me,a student can only be affected by peer pressure if he/she doesn't have a stand/ say of his own. I believe that if you know what you want and stand by it,taking responsibilities for every action you take,you wouldn't fall into peer pressure. It takes self discipline.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Alison Ugwuanyi - 2019-09-26 18:14:49

Peer pressure is a really serious social force. It could be used for good or for bad. Though few, there are stories of people who turned their life around for good due to pressure from good friends to do the right thing. But yes, majorly, students are usually pressured into doing things they may regret or feel ashamed of. It is my advice that a person should constantly remind himself of where he or she comes from and where he or she is going to. Avoid the distractions. Know your fight.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Edward Chinecherem - 2019-09-26 18:19:19

One can avoid falling a victim of problems as a result of peer pressure by avoiding some friends in the university which they know too well are cultists or smokers as they would be a reason for bad influence on the good students thereby mounting that bad  pressure on good students to join them in there evil ways, and you know students easily follow the wrong people than the good once in the university.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Francis Damilare - 2019-09-26 18:21:55

You're completely right, peer pressure is one of the major problems an individual face in life ...Pple with much more ability tend to 4get about their aims and wanna trend along with pple which is caused by social media...so in my own opinion its not by false to stretch an arm to peer pressure, be wu u ar😊😊

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By emeka ofuonye - 2019-09-26 18:24:14

Peer pressure is one major thing youths or student in the university always categorize on. Being the best in what you do or studying other people's way so as to be relevant to people within the peer group are among the factors that decides peer pressure. Scaling true peer pressure is not that easy but it is a means of learning whom you are.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Junior Louis - 2019-09-26 18:33:01

Peer pressure is something that causes conflict in an individual's life. The feeling of not fitting in, not being good enough, and not being a part of the “group” overwhelms and takes over the mindset of a regular teen. High stress and hurtful experiences seem to always be the result to giving to peer pressure because of the endless amount of negative aspects that can come with it. Statistics say between 20% – 30% of adolescents report symptoms of depression because of peer pressure.

Despite the fact that peer pressure is most commonly seen as a very negative issue, it can be seen positively in some situations. This can involve pressuring your peers to be honest, avoid drugs, avoid alcohol, respect others, work hard, exercise, be kind, be responsible, and more. An example of this is shown in an article by Stacy Zeiger that reads,

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Emmanuel Korodele - 2019-09-26 18:50:59

Peer pressure is perhaps the biggest problem of our generation. We see a lot of our mates on social media flaunting riches and we all want to have a part in it. It is even worse in school when your folks are engaging in illegal businesses to make money and they’re mocking you for being naive because you are not like them. It’s like a push and pull, once you push the button, you get pulled into the shady things and coming out is absolutely hard

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Eunice Bassey - 2019-09-26 19:07:33

Peer pressure is inevitable in our world and  today especially common with the youths today. Sometimes , we don't have to blame people who we feel have succumbed to it because most are yet to discover who they really are and as such hide behind others shadow in imitation of them. Not withstanding,  talking about a problem won't solve it. ..so to help us today, I think our parents and loved  have a vital role to play in our lives to help us pull through such life phases. Also, I'll recommend the book 'Questions young people ask and answers that work' (to get it, ask a Jehovah's witness ) for anyone going through such pressure. It has helped me, I hope it helps others too. 

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Christopher Cornelius - 2019-09-26 19:18:21

Firstly, Never in your life degrade or look down on yourself. This peer pressure comes in different ways both physical and emotional the worst part is emotional never allow that or been trapped emotionally.

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Problem of peer pressure is Universities - By Agunbiade Victor Oluwatimileyin - 2019-09-26 19:20:08

This problem of peer pressure is so radiped in our society and it has really affect so many people in our society and I think the only solution to this is by educating people about peer pressure disadvantage.

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