POLITICAL ECONOMY OF FOOD SECURITY IN NIGERIA: 1999 – 2010

ABSTRACT A new vista was opened in the annals of Nigerian history with the enthronement of the new democratic dispensation in 1999. This event heightened the expectations of millions of Nigerians, who heaved a sigh of relief after long years… Read More

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE CIVIL SERVICE (2000 – 2010)

Abstract This Thesis explores human resources development and utilization, in Enugu State civil service, an activity that has been neglected in the public sector. It presents answers to the following questions. The intent is to provide a useful basis for… Read More

POLITICAL LEADERSHIP AND CRISIS OF DEVELOPMENT IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA, 1960-PRESENT

ABSTRACT In this study we explored the link between political leadership and persisting economic problems in sub- Saharan Africa. Primarily, we interrogated the following questions: Is there a link between persisting economic crises and incompetence on the part of political… Read More

AFRICAN GROWTH AND OPPORTUNITY ACT AND POLITICS OF TEXTILE PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA, 2000-2012.

ABSTRACT This study evaluated the impact of the implementation of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) on the development of Nigeria’s textile industry, particularly the export of Nigerian textiles and apparels to United States of America. It adopted the… Read More

GLOBALIZATION AND DEMOCRATIZATION IN NORTH AFRICA: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE 2011 LIBYAN CRISIS

ABSTRACT This research work is motivated by the recent development in the Arab World popularly referred to as the “Arab spring”. This began as a wave of protest against the autocratic regime of Ben Ali in Tunisia and spread through… Read More

FAILED STATES PANDEMIC AND INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF NIGERIA AND AFGHANISTAN

ABSTRACT Failed states are important actors in the proliferation of small arms and light weapons globally. According to a Geneva-based survey on small arms (2003), over “640 million such weapons circulate globally, mostly among private hands and for illicit purposes”.… Read More

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP AND INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN ABIA STATE, NIGERIA, 2007-2014

ABSTRACT Following the enactment of the Infrastructural Concessions Regulatory Commission (ICRC) Act in Nigeria, Abia state government keyed into the framework of the PPP in 2007. This was in a bid to bridge the infrastructural gap in the state and… Read More

STATE TERRORISM AND GLOBAL SECURITY QUESTION: A CASE OF US MILITARY EXPEDITION IN AFGHANISTAN

ABSTRACT This study was intended to critically carry out a rigorous assessment among other things, the role the international community led by the United States played in the fight against terrorism, whether the United States actions conforms with the stipulations… Read More

GULF OF GUINEA AND SECURITY CHALLENGES: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE

ABSTRACT Piracy and insecurity in Gulf of Guinea maritime environment has been of serious concern to member states as well foreign investors. The abundant mineral resources most especially hydrocarbon, has attracted major multi-national oil firms as well other investors to… Read More

ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY AND CONDUCT OF NIGERIA’S EXTERNAL RELATIONS: ANALYSIS OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY (NEEDS)

ABSTRACT The study examined the nexus between economic diplomacy and conduct of Nigeria’s external relations with emphasis on the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (NEEDS). The broad objective of this study was to examine how the use of economic… Read More