CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA AND GHANA, 2003 – 2013

ABSTRACT Civil Society Organizations played an instrumental role in the restoration of democracy in Nigeria and Ghana and in recognition of their important role in democratic transition in both countries they were considered by both scholars and international organizations as a veritable tool for democratic consolidation. The argument that CSOs aid democratic consolidation in both countries and account for the dissimilarities in democratic consolidation necessitated this study. Therefore, the study examined the nexus between civil society organizations and democratic consolidation in Nigeria and Ghana and noted like in other studies that CSOs in both countries…

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HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND UTILIZATION IN NIGERIA PUBLIC SERVICE: A CASE STUDY OF ENUGU STATE SPORTS COUNCIL

ABSTRACT This thesis discuses the need for human resources development and utilization, an activity that has been denied attention in the public sector. It presents various techniques that may be applied by decision makers/resources developers for the effective utilization human resources in the public sectors especially in Enugu State Sports Council. The intent is to provide a useful basis for change in the human resources management culture in the public service of Nigeria. It is appropriate to focus on this important aspect of the personnel functions now in view of the current restructuring in the…

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THE VISION 20:2020 AND FOOD PRODUCTION IN NIGERIA: A CRITICAL OVERVIEW

Abstract The study focuses on the analysis of the interface between the Vision 20:2020 and food production in Nigeria. The thrust of the study however is to find out how the enunciation and implementation of Vision 20:2020 has impacted on food security in Nigeria. Specifically, the study interrogates the impact of the Vision 20:2020 on food importation, production of livestock and fishery as well as crops. Relying on Marxist instrumentalist theory derived from the radical models of economic policy formation which assumes that the state pursues the interest of the capitalist class simply because the…

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