POLITICAL ECONOMY OF RESOURCE CONTROL AND FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA: A CASE OF NIGER DELTA REGION BETWEEN 1999 AND 2011

ABSTRACT The abandonment of true federalism in Nigeria has led to the neglect and marginalization of the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, where the bulk of the country’s wealth is produced through the exploration and exploitation of crude oil which… Read More

ELECTORAL MALPRACTICES AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF THE 2007 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

ABSTRACT Democracy has been described as government by persons freely chosen by the governed who hold them accountable and responsible for their actions while in government. A democratic system is one where rulers are held accountable to the ruled by… Read More

POLITICAL CRISIS AND REGIONAL INTEGRATION IN AFRICA: A CASE STUDY OF RWANDA

ABSTRACT This work has examined the political crisis and its impact on national integration in Africa with a focus on Rwanda. To achieve the aim of this study, we stated the following questions i. Is there any relationship between colonial… Read More

PERSONNEL RECRUITMENT IN PUBLIC ORGANIZATION: A CASE STUDY OF IGBO-EZE NORTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE, 1999-2010

ABSTRACT This research work on the topic “Personnel Recruitment in Public Organization: To accomplish this task, two research questions and two hypotheses were formulated in order to guide the study. David Easton’s system theory was seen as appropriate for this research… Read More

WORLD BANK LOAN CONDITIONALITIES AND POLITICS OF POVERTY REDUCTION IN AFR ICA: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE, 1999 – 2012

ABSTRACT The study examined the World Bank loan conditionalities and the politics of poverty reduction in Africa, with emphasis on Nigeria. Several decades of grappling with World Bank loan conditionalities and poverty reduction strategies have, at best, yielded meager returns… Read More

FOREIGN DEBT MANAGEMENT AND NIGERIA’S DEBT PROFILE 1999-2007 A CRITICAL ANALYSIS

ABSTRACT This work examines the Nigeria’s foreign debt profile, in relation to the debt management plans adopted to manage Nigeria’s increasing debt stock. The theory of dependency is used as a framework of analysis .This views the foreign debt problem… Read More

THE ROLE OF THE UNITED STATE’S GOVERNMENT IN REGIME CHANGE AND NEOLIBERAL REFORMS IN LIBYA

ABSTRACT The study investigated the link between U.S AID and politics of regime change in Libya. It also explores the strategic interest of the west in Libya and its reliance on the instrumentality of NATO to drive the interest of… Read More

INDIGENEITY AND CITIZENSHIP QUESTION IN SARDAUNA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF TARABA STATE, NIGERIA

ABSTRACT This study examined indigeneity and citizenship question in Sarduana LGA of Taraba State. Sardauna LGA located in the former Northern Cameroons is bounded by the Republic of Cameroun, with ethnic population traversed Nigeria-Cameroun boundaries. It reviewed literatures to note… Read More

NATO AND THE POLITICS OF HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION IN LIBYA

ABSTRACT The study investigated the link between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Politics of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) as a geopolitical region controls a large share of the world’s crude oil deposit,… Read More

ENFORCEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTOCOLS AND REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE EMISSION: A CASE STUDY OF BAYELSA STATE.

ABSTRACT   The issue of greenhouse emissions, global warming and climate change have become major environment concerns of the twenty-first century in both local and international conventions. Moreover, it is an undisputable fact that the process of gas flaring during… Read More