NIGERIA’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO DEMOCRATIZATION IN SIERRA LEONE, 1995-2005

Abstract This study problematizes the issues of good neighbourliness and democratization in Africa, and analyses the effects of Nigeria’s economy on these. Focusing on the relationship between Nigeria’s foreign policy and the democratization process in Sierra Leone, the study examines… Read More

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF FUEL IMPORTATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF REFINERIES IN NIGERIA, 1999-2013

ABSTRACT The contradictions of importing over US$10 billion fuel annually for domestic consumption, in the midst of abundant oil endowment, has attracted attention and concern from researchers and investigators. This study, therefore, set out to evaluate the effects of the… Read More

UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL AND MANAGEMENT OF GLOBAL CRISIS: A CASE STUDY OF US INVASION OF IRAQ, 1991-2008

ABSTRACT This study is an attempt to explore and interrogate the role of United Nations Security in conflict management, using Iraq as a case of study. We investigated the pervasive influence of United States on the Middle East in general… Read More

GODFATHERISM AND OFFICIAL CORRUPTION IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR – A CASE STUDY OF THE STATE/ LOCAL GOVERNMENT JOINT ACCOUNT SYSTEM IN ENUGU STATE (MAY 1999 – MAY 2007).

ABSTRACT One of the serious headaches that plagues the Nigerian political process is the phenomenon of godfatherism and its attendant official corruption. Since the inception of the 4’ Republic, the problem of godfatherism had become so pronounced and very disturbing… Read More

THE IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT’S POVERTY REDUCTION PROGRAMMES IN NIGER STATE: A CASE STUDY OF SULEJA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, FROM 2006 TO 2008

ABSTRACT This study examined the Impact of Government’s Poverty Reduction Programmes in Niger State; A case study of Suleja Local Government area, between 2006 and 2008. Here some programmes like the training of women in beads making,provision of micro finance loans… Read More

AFRICAN UNION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN AFRICA: A CASE OF DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC), 2002-2010

Abstract The study focuses on the analysis of the AU and the resolution of intra state political conflict in Africa. The thrust of this study, however, is to find out how the continental body fared in resolving political conflict in… Read More

FUEL SUBSIDY REMOVAL AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: 1999 – 2012

ABSTRACT Fuel subsidy is critical to the Nigerian economy. It is argued that fuel subsidy for years has remained the only avenue through which the Nigerian government lived up to its socioeconomic responsibility to its citizenry; and the attempt to… Read More

ECOWAS AND ARMS CONTROL IN WEST AFRICA; A FOCUS ON THE NIGER-DELTA AMNESTY

ABSTRACT One of the biggest challenges facing ECOWAS member states and Nigeria in particular is arms proliferation. It has stoked ethnic clashes and simmering unrest in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. It is against this background that the ECOWAS… Read More

CORRUPTION AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTABILITY IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF SOUTHERN IJAW LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF 1999-2010, BAYELSA STATE.

ABSTRACT In Nigeria, about 75 percent of the populace are rural dwellers. As such, local government system was created to bring the government closer to the people at the grassroots. Functions which are to be carried out local government include… Read More

BOUNDARY DISPUTES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NEPAD IN WEST AFRICA: 2001-2014

ABSTRACT The New Partnership for Africa’s Development is a pledge by African leaders, based on a common vision and a firm and shared conviction, that they have a pressing duty to eradicate poverty and to place their countries, both individually… Read More