US-IRANIAN RELATIONS (1997-2007) A CRITICAL APPRAISAL

ABSTRACT Presently the world watches the unfolding political panorama of US and Iran relations without understanding the basic compelling issue(s) propelling their present relations. While the world global media follows suit in condemning Iranians in consonance with US State department… Read More

AGOA AND AFRICAN UNDERDEVELOPMENT, A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF A MAJOR CONTRADICTIONS

ABSTRACT The study examines the African Growth and Opportunity Act and African underdevelopment, a critical analysis of major contradictions. The thrust of the research work is to find out if AGOA has spurred the level of investment needed to expand… Read More

NIGERIA-CHINA TRADE RELATIONS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA, 2001-2013

Abstract Over the past several decades, the economies of the world have become greatly connected through international trade and globalization. The trade relations between Nigeria and China have grown in recent years. Overtime, researchers have contributed on the Nigeria-China relations… Read More

NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF TWO TWENTY FIRST CENTURY POLITICAL ECONOMIES.

ABSTRACT The reforms at home and aspiration to or actual leadership of the continent are two factors that shape the current phase of Nigeria–South Africa political and diplomatic relations. The character of Nigeria-South Africa relations changed with the commencement of… Read More

FEMALE LEGISLATORS IN THE NIGERIAN NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AND THE PROMOTION OF POLICIES THAT EMPOWER WOMEN, (1999 – 2009)

ABSTRACT The study examines the efforts of the female parliamentarians in promoting issues that border on women empowerment in Nigeria. Specifically however, the study investigated the attempts by the female legislators in initiating bills that enhance women empowerment in Nigeria… Read More

PROBLEMS OF THE UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS IN AFRICA: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE CONGOLESE QUESTION. 1960-2011

ABSTRACT Africa has been by far the most important regional setting for the peacekeeping operations of the United Nations. This is as a result of decades of unending and increasing tensions which have been complex and multidimensional in Africa. This… Read More

NIGERIA – UNITED STATES STRATEGIC OIL RELATIONS IN THE GULF OF GUINEA

ABSTRACT The collapse of the strategic oil relationship between the U.S and the Middle East suppliers brought the Gulf of Guinea and the Niger Delta into a high profile global energy partnership. The strategic shift had developed as a form… Read More

CONTEMPORARY STRATEGY AND NIGERIA’S DEFENCE POLICY A CRITICAL STUDY OF THE JOINT TASK FORCE IN NIGER DELTA

ABSTRACT The need for a defence policy that promotes conflict resolution without the use of force has become expedient for the peace and stability of the Nigerian state and the Niger delta in particular. Hence the study seeks to examine… Read More

INDIA-PAKISTANI RELATIONS FOR ASIAN PEACE IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM

ABSTRACT The India-Pakistani perennial conflicts over the past six decades, in the struggle to possess Kashmir, have been posing serious problems to the international community. This anomaly in their relations has raised some crucial questions by this study such as:… Read More

THE UNITED NATIONS AND THE RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT: A CRITICAL REVIEW OF THE LIBYAN CRISIS

ABSTRACT There has been an increase in the number of intrastate armed conflicts across the world in the last two decades and this has no doubt generated lots of debates as to whether the international community has a right or… Read More