There has been so much of attention given to plagiarism in the Nigerian academic community lately in terms of graduate thesis/dissertations and publication manuscripts with reference to other authors. Do you know you can also plagiarise your very self? The answer is YES, and that is self-plagiarism. CLICK HERE to read more.

Understanding Plagiarism

Academics involves a high level of studying and reasoning which necessitates acknowledging all consulted literature. Not doing this is known as plagiarism. Plagiarism is making use of other people’s ideas, words, creative works, and expressions without giving credit or otherwise listing the source of the information. Stone (2020) explained that plagiarism is also misrepresentation and includes