A CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY UNDER THE MILITARY REGIMES: 1966 – 1998

ABSTRACT The Nigerian Military began its involvement with governance on January 15, 1966; by May, 29, 1999 Nigeria had been through six Military Regimes, and collectively, the Military had governed Nigeria for a total of about 28 years. Over the… 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

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

DEMOCRATIZATION AND POST-ELECTION VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA AND GHANA, 2003-2012

ABSTRACT Election is universally considered as the hallmark of democracy, especially since the current wave of democratization in Africa. However, most elections in Africa are characterized by violence particular post-electoral violence. Moreover, the study examined the nexus between democratization and… Read More

TOWN UNIONS AND COMMUNITY DEVLOPMENT IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF NSUKKA L.G.A. IN ENUGU STATE, 1995-2010

Abstract In Nigeria, the philosophy of people’s participation in community development is increasingly gaining acceptance as an important instrument for mobilizing resources and organizing the rural populace to have cogent interests in providing for their well being. Government at various… Read More