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The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between love of money and undergraduates’ proneness to being victims of transnational human trafficking. To achieve this, one research hypothesis was formulated to guide the study. The study was correlational, which made use of a sample of two thousand one hundred (2100) male and female undergraduates spread across the Universities in the South-South Zone Nigeria. The selection was done through stratified random sampling, technique. Human Trafficking Questionnaire (HTQ) was used for data collection. The instrument was subjected to face validation by experts in Measurement, Evaluation and Psychology. The reliability coefficient estimates of the instrument was .81 established through Cronbach reliability coefficient. The data analysis technique used in the study was Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficient which was thereafter converted to t-value and tested at .05 level of significance. The result of the analysis revealed that there is a significant relationship between love of money and undergraduates’ proneness to being victims of transnational human trafficking. It was at this point recommended among others that parents should endeavour to raise morally disciplined children by instilling in them the credo that emphasizes the love of money as the root of all evil.






 









Keywords

love of money proneness transnational victims human trafficking

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