COMMONWEALTH INTEGRATION AND NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY, 1999-2007

Abstract This study examines the interface between the Commonwealth integration and Nigerian foreign policy. The thrust of the study however is to ascertain whether the enthronement of democracy in Nigeria has significantly impacted on Nigeria’s Common-wealth economic relations. The study… Read More

ECONOMIC REFORM AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NIGERIA AND CHINA, 1999 – 2010

ABSTRACT Economic reforms are the different macroeconomic and microeconomic policies designed by the government to redress the distortion in the economy of any nation. It is important to mention that Economic reform is not peculiar to Nigeria alone. Almost all… Read More

AN ANALYSIS OF NIGERIA – UNITED STATES TRADE AND INVESTMENT RELATIONS, 2004 – 2012

ABSTRACT Bilateral relations as a tool for economic cooperation and development have become an important feature of the contemporary international system. Nigeria and the United States have had a long history of bilateral relations, which has defined trade and investment… Read More

STATE-LOCAL GOVERNMENT JOINT ACCOUNT SYSTEM AND THE FINANCIAL AUTONOMY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Local governments in Nigeria are established to bring governance closer to the grassroots and enhance development. However inadequate finance has undermined the ability of local governments to achieve these goals. This study, therefore, investigates the link between statelocal government… Read More

A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF ELECTORAL REFORMS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA AND GHANA, 2010 – 2015.

ABSTRACT The study compares electoral reforms and their implications on democratization in Nigeria and Ghana: in the light of the trends of knowledge on comparative African democratization, where Ghana is largely seen to be consolidated unlike Nigeria; and which had… Read More

A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY OF POST-GADDAFI LIBYA

ABSTRACT The studyassessed critically the politics and diplomacy of post-Gaddafi Libya<.stic and external actors in the overthrow of Gaddafi as well as the political, diplomatic and other consequences of the downfall of Gaddafi. Overtime, researchers have contributed on the aforementioned… Read More

TRANS-BORDER CO-OPERATION AND THE ENFORCEMENT OF MARITIME SECURITY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA

ABSTRACT Trans-border co-operation in the mitigation of maritime insecurity has remained a veritable and time-honoured measure for the control of illicit maritime activities the world over. Essentially, this is because of the trans-boundary character of such criminal activities. The resource-laden… Read More

DEMOCRATISATION AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF NIGERIA AND SOUTH KOREA, 1999 TO 2009

Abstract The problems addressed by the study were: (i) did democratisation enhance the national development especially the economic performance of Nigeria and South Korea between 1999 and 2009? And (ii) did democratisation improve the quality of life of Nigerians and… Read More

POLITICAL ECONOMY OF BOKO HARAM AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN NIGERIA; 2009-2011

ABSTRACT This study examines the impact of the Political Economy of Boko Haram and political instability in Nigeria between; 2009-2011. The study drives its theoretical foundation from the frustration- aggression model. This helped us to undertake an exhaustive analysis of… Read More

OIL AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN GHANA, 2007-2014.

ABSTRACT Since Ghana attained independence in 1957, successive Governments have pursued, with varying degrees of success, policies, programmes and projects to accelerate the growth of the Ghanaian economy and raise the living standards of the people. These are policies, programmes… Read More