THE POLITICS OF DEBT CANCELLATION AND ECONOMIC REFORMS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The study sets out to interrogate the relationship between debt cancellation and economic reform policies in Nigeria under President Obasanjo‘s administration. The aim of the research was to provide a framework that explains the effects of debt relief on Nigeria’s economic development. The theory of Marxist Political Economy Paradigm was adopted as the analytical framework to demonstrate that Nigeria has followed a developmental strategy dictated by the interest of the imperialists and their local allies among the indigenous population. The method of data collection used was the secondary sources of data. Three hypothesis tested…

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UNITED NATIONS AND MANAGEMENT OF GLOBAL TERRORISM: AN ANALYSIS OF US INVASION OF AFGHANISTAN

ABSTRACT This study examined the role of the UN in management of global terrorism with special reference to Afghanistan. We explored the following questions: Has the UN anti terrorism resolutions reduced the incidence of global terrorism in Afghanistan? Is there any link between invasion of Afghanistan by US and her Middle East foreign policy? We adopted the Marxian analysis of political economy to examine UN efforts in management of international terrorism with emphasis on Afghanistan. This theory was developed by Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels about 1847.Based on the research problem, we  hypothesized as follows: The UN…

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the impact of foreign aid on poverty eradication alleviation programme in lagos state, nigeria

ABSTRACT Foreign aid is a concept that has taken centre stage since the past decades in world affairs. There have also been arguments whether or not foreign aids serve a useful purpose in poverty reduction/eradication in the developing nations. However, this paper believed that such facility should be utilized by the developing countries to improve upon the lives of their citizens. This paper, therefore, discusses the impact of foreign aid on poverty reduction, and or eradication programmes in Lagos State, Nigeria. It examined literature on foreign aids and poverty as well as the nature of…

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