OIL EXPLORATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION IN RIVERS STATE: A STUDY OF OGONILAND

ABSTRACT The study examines the oil exploration and environmental degradation in Rivers State, with particular reference to Ogoniland. The resultant effect of MNCs activities has destroyed underground water, farmland, and fresh water ecosystem, killing animals and endangering human life. The… Read More

THE ENFORCEMENT OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES LAWS AND THE REDUCTION OF ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES IN NIGERIA: A FOCUS ON ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC)

Abstract Corruption is recognized as the bane of the Nigerian society as it undermines governance. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was established to mitigate the menace of economic and financial crimes in Nigeria. This was informed by the… Read More

IDEOLOGY AND THE PARTY SYSTEM IN 21ST CENTURY NIGERIA AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Abstract Nigerian politics seems to be gravitating towards a two dominant party system, as is the case in the United States of America. Between November 26, 2013, when the five Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors defected to the newly registered… Read More

THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY (NEEDS) AND SUSTAINABLE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA, 2003 – 2014

ABSTRACT The National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS) was initiated and implemented under Olusegun Obasanjo administration to strengthen the entire sectors of the Nigerian economy. This study therefore, critically evaluates the impact of the NEEDS on sustainable human development… Read More

ELECTIONS AND REPRESENTATIVE RULE IN AFRICA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NIGERIA’S 2007 AND GHANA’S 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

ABSTRACT There are different conceptions of democracy and their diverse practices produce a similarly varied set of effects. The specific form democracy takes is contingent upon a country’s socioeconomic conditions or social production relations as well as its entrenched state… Read More

IMPACT OF LEASING GAS SECTOR MANAGEMENT ON NIGERIA’S EXTERNAL RELATIONS, 2000 -2013

  ABSTRACT Energy is one of the few issues in today’s international system which bring about economic ties between states and, also, with a distinct possibility to incite conflict between major powers. Natural gas is one of the most important… Read More

THE BUSH DOCTRINE AND THE US MISSILE DEFENCE SHIEELD IN EASTERN EUROPE: IMPLICATIONS FOR IRAN ANS US MILITARY RESOURCES.

ABSTRACT This study sets out to investigate the Bush Doctrine and the US Missile Defence shield in Eastern Europe, with the central objective of exploring its implications for Iran. To achieve the objective of this study, two research questions and… Read More

THE NEW PENSION SCHEME AND WORKERS PRODUCTIVITY IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES: A CASE STUDY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA.(2004-DATE)

ABSTRACT Determined to solve the numerous problems that are associated with the unfunded defined pension system in the country, the federal government of Nigeria in June 2004 carried out a range of comprehensive and fundamental reform in the system of… Read More

UNITED STATES POLICY OF PREEMPTION AND SECURITY IN THE MIDDLE EAST 1999-2014

ABSTRACT The infamous attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, by Osama Bin Laden Led Al Qaeda network marked a turning point in the relationship between the United States and the Middle East Islamic world. This watershed event… Read More

ASSOCIATED GAS FLARING AND RE-INJECTION POLICY MAKING AND IMPLEMENTATION IN NIGERIA (1960-2010)

ABSTRACT A number of oil-producing countries in the World (Norway, Britain, Venezuela, Canada, Brazil, etc) have successfully implemented regulatory policies and put in place gas reinjection technologies to curb gas flaring and venting in their offshore/onshore oil fields. Conversely, since… Read More