THE STATE AND THE CONTROL OF TRANS-BORDER HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA, 2003 – 2012

ABSTRACT Nigeria has the unenviable reputation of being among global leaders in the infamous trafficking in humans. Consequently, the Obasanjo administration that came into power in 1999 ratified the UN Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons in… Read More

THE UNITED STATES AND THE COLLAPSE OF GADDAFI REGIME

ABSTRACT The uprising and revolt against authoritarian leaders in the Middle East and North Africa spearheaded and inspired protests among Libyans demanding for greater freedom which led to the collapse and overthrown of Gaddafi’s 42 year regime. The U.S. –… Read More

ELECTION MANAGEMENT BODIES AND ELECTORAL ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA AND GHANA, 2003-2012

ABSTRACT This study compares the election management bodies and electoral administration in Nigeria and Ghana, between 2003 and 2012. Utilizing the Marxist theory of the state, ex-post-facto research design, unstructured elite interview, qualitative method of data collection and qualitative descriptive… Read More

EXTERNAL DEBT AND CRISIS OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE 1999-2007

ABSTRACT The study sets out to interrogate the relationships between external debt and crisis of development in Africa within the period 1999-2007 in Nigeria. The aim of the research was to provide a framework that explains the effect of external… Read More

AN ANALYSIS OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN NIGERIA AND EUROPEAN UNION, 1999 – 2010

ABSTRACT The work set out to investigate the impact of the European Union (EU) on Nigeria’s diplomatic relations (1999-2010) in terms of their trade Balance While observing that Nigeria has unfavorable trade access to the European Union Market (1999-2010), hence… Read More

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF OIL THEFT AND PIPELINE VANDALISM IN NIGER DELTA, 2000-2015

ABSTRACT This study examined the political economy of oil theft and pipeline vandalism in the Niger Delta, which has negatively impacted on the Nigerian economy. This is because the Nigerian State solely depends on oil generated revenues for her economic… Read More

NIGERIA-ISRAELI ECONOMIC RELATIONS: (1992-2010)

ABSTRACT The research work examines the economic relations of Israel and Nigeria from 1992 to 2010. In order to ensure an in-depth comprehension of this relationship, in this study, Nigeria’s foreign policy towards Israel relating to foreign investment, bilateral trade,… Read More

PROBLEMS OF ECONOMIC PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT UNDER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN

ABSTRACT The Nigerian economy is largely dependent on crude oil and the believe that the revenue generated from the crude oil export will be reinvested to develop the other important sectors of the economy. The president Goodluck Jonathan adopted the… Read More

IMPLEMENTATION OF EDUCATION SECTOR REFORMS AND THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY EDUCATION IN ENUGU STATE NIGERIA, 2011-2014

ABSTRACT The study evaluated the impact of education sector reforms on the quality of education in Nigeria, with a focus on Enugu State between 2011 and 2014. Specifically, the study investigated the link between the implementation of special intervention programmes… Read More

FRUSTRATION/AGGRESSION THEORY AND NIGER DELTA MILITANCY, 1999-2015

ABSTRACT The dynamics and manifestation of Niger-Delta militancy is rooted in long years of neglect marginalization, poverty and underdevelopment of the region by the Nigerian state and Multi-National-Corporations. Therefore this study interrogated the nexus between frustration/aggression theory and militancy in… Read More