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Department of Political Science | Final Year Project Topics

  • 1. The role of private agencies in the promotion of mass literacy
    » (a case study of oredo local government area, benin city)   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONBackground to the StudyThe ancient Benin Kingdom is believed to have existed about 900 A.D. Oral historical evidence indicates that during the periods of the empire, Obas (kings) of Benin sent their sons as vassals to some parts of what is now known as Edo and Delta States to establish their authority in those area...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 2. COMBATING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA.
    » COMBATING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC)   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Nigeria became an independent nation on the 1st of October 1960. A country richly endowed with monumental geographical and diverse natural resources ranging from crude oil to gas (natural), coal al, et. Nigeria possesses potential market ability for rapid economic ...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  117 engagements | 

  • 3. THE POLITICIZATION OF RELIGION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA AND ITS EFFECTS.
    » THE POLITICIZATION OF RELIGION IN NORTHERN NIGERIA AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE NIGERIA FEDERALISM   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   Before Nigeria became independent on October 1, I960, the nation went through a long period of colonial administration. This, what is today known as Nigeria was actually a large vast of land consisting of various indigenous political systems. In the northern part of the co...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  95 engagements | 

  • 4. GODFATHERISM AND POLITICAL CONFLICT IN NIGERIA.
    » GODFATHERISM AND POLITICAL CONFLICT IN NIGERIA AN OPINION SURVEY OF VOTERS IN OREDO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA, EDO STATE   CHAPTER ONE   1.1    INTRODUCTION   The human race will never see the end of troubles until political power is entrusted to the lover of wisdom “Plato Republic”. My first approach to the challenge of this topic, is that we have no choice but to seed to return to the basic...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  84 engagements | 

  • 5. THE INFLUENCE OF GODFATHERISM IN NIGERIA POLITICS IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC.
    » THE INFLUENCE OF GODFATHERISM IN NIGERIA POLITICS IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC (THE ROLE OF EDUCATION)     CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1. Background of the Study The concept of godfatherism is firmly establishing itself as a guiding principle in contemporary Nigeria politics. Godfathers are generally defined as men who have the power personally to determine both who gets nominated to contest electi...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  89 engagements | 

  • 6. INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING AND THE EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY.
    » NSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING AND THE EFFICIENCY OF PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY: A CASE STUDY OF SERVICOM, SOKOTO   INTRODUCTION   In recent times, service delivery has been an issue of controversy in respect to the quality of service received by the public. A wide range of factors such as conservative bureaucracy, ethnicity and ethical considerations have been identified as a cul de sac to efficiency ...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  80 engagements | 

  • 7. THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON VOTING BEHAVIOUR IN NIGERIA .
    » THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON VOTING BEHAVIOUR IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF SELECTED VOTERS IN LAGOS)   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The advent of internet and technology has exposed majority of the global population to different interactive platforms on which different kinds of information is exchanged which might significantly have effect on human behaviour, decision and j...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  114 engagements | 

  • 8. THE ELECTORAL PROCESS AND NATIONAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA.
    » THE ELECTORAL PROCESS AND NATIONAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE 2011 AND 2015 ELECTIONS   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Election is an integral part of a democratic process that enables the citizenry determine fairly and freely who should lead them at every level of government periodically and take decisions that shape their socio economic and polit...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  98 engagements | 

  • 9. IMPACT OF REFUGEE CRISIS ON HUMAN SECURITY IN WEST AFRICA
    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION     1.1      Background of the study Human security, in its extensive sense, covers far more than the absence of violent conflict. It comprises human rights, good governance, access to education and health care and making each individual has opportunities and choices to fulfill his or her potential. Human security, human right, etc reduces poverty and alsohel...Continue Reading »

    86 pages |  93 engagements | 

  • 10. GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT.
    » GRASSROOTS DEMOCRACY AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION (A case study of Oredo Local Government of Edo State)   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1   BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Democracy in its true meaning is synonymous with grassroots democracy. Grassroots democracy is a people/community – driven participation in elections, governance and decision making. Grassroots democr...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  95 engagements | 

  • 11. THE IMPACT OF VOTERS’ TURNOUT IN CONDUCTING FREE AND FAIR ELECTION
    » (A CASE STUDY OF 2015 GENERAL ELECTION IN NIGERIA)     CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1      Background of the Study In a statement on the 2015 Nigerian General Elections the Freedom House (2015a) congratulated Nigerians for an election that ―appears to be one of the smoothest and least violent in Nigeria‘s history,‖ and, hoped that ―the democratic transition occurs peacefully an...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  87 engagements | 

  • 12. EXAMINATION OF POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS TARGETING VOTERS VIA SOCIAL NETWORK
    » SITE AND HOW IT AFFECTS VOTERS’ PREFERENCE (A CASE STUDY OF BIDA, NIGER STATE) CHAPTER ONE   1.1       Introduction   The advert of internet and technology has exposed majority of the global population to different interactive platforms on which different type of information is exchanged which might significantly have effect on human behavior, decision and judgment. No doubt, one of the ...Continue Reading »

    98 pages |  76 engagements | 

  • 13. EFFECTS OF ELECTORAL VIOLENCE ON NIGERIA DEMOCRACY.
    » EFFECTS OF ELECTORAL VIOLENCE ON NIGERIA DEMOCRACY (2007 2011) A CASE STUDY OF SOUTH WEST.   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1.    Background of the study Within the context of a complete break away from one party and military dictatorships, African countries dived into competitive multiparty elections since the 1990s. Thus, as Ake puts it ‘Issues of democratization and human rights are in...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  80 engagements | 

  • 14. ASSESSMENT OF DIVIDEND OF POLITICS IN NIGERIA
    »     Abstract   The importance of government in any society is to enhance human condition through people’s involvement in the determination of various decisions that affect their lives.   This research project is thus a search for the dividend of politics and how it affects the citizens of Nigeria.   Chapter one of the study lays an introduction for subsequent chapters. Following the backgro...Continue Reading »

    78 pages |  79 engagements | 

  • 15. ELECTORAL REFORMS AND DEMOCRATIC SUSTAINABILITY.
    » ELECTORAL REFORMS AND DEMOCRATIC SUSTAINABILITY IN NIGERIA (1999 TILL DATE)    CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   The golden pages of the New World Order bears that good governance and development are the desiderata of every state, which according to Western scholars can exclusively be achieved by upholding the tenets of democracy to which election remains it central nexus. As rightly noted by Gess...Continue Reading »

    52 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 16. FISCAL FEDERALISM: THE STRUGGLE FOR RESOURCE CONTROL.
    » FISCAL FEDERALISM: THE STRUGGLE FOR RESOURCE CONTROL BY THE NIGER DELTA REGION IN NIGERIA (1999 2014).   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1      BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The nature and condition of the financial relations in any federal system of government is crucial to the survival of such system. This, in most, if not all federal countries, one of the most constant sources of wrangles cen...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  83 engagements | 

  • 17. THE STATE OF AFRICAN DEMOCRACY: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES.
    »   CHAPTER ONE   1.1             BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Africa politics has several unique features in our historical experience and contemporary times; this experience includes colonialism, Nationalism, independence, military rule, transition to democracy and consolidation of democracy. Colonial domination of the African countries started officially in the scramble for Africa at t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  83 engagements | 

  • 18. PROGRAMME EVALUATION, PANACEA FOR ORGANIZATIONAL GROWTH.
    » PROGRAMME EVALUATION, PANACEA FOR ORGANIZATIONAL GROWTH: A CASE STUDY OF THE OBASANJO POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMME   CHAPTER ONE   1.0 INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY         Any attempt made at holistically separating the twin concept of policy and programme may not yield the desired result as both are more or less intertwined on this note we shall attempt conceptualizing b...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  71 engagements | 

  • 19. CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND AMNESTY PROGRAMME THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
    » CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND AMNESTY PROGRAMME THE QUEST FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN THE NIGER DELTA OF NIGERIA     CHAPTER ONE   1.0  INTRODUCTION   1.1  HISTORICAL BACKGROUNG Virtually all the native races of Africa are represented in Nigeria, hence the great diversity of her people and culture. It was in Nigeria that the Bantu and Semi Bantu, migrating from southern and central Africa, int...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  73 engagements | 

  • 20. ELECTION RIGGING AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN NIGERIA.
    » ELECTION RIGGING AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF THE FOURTH REPUBLIC   CHAPTER ONE   1.1 BRIEF HISTORICAL BACKGROUND   THE CONCEPT OF ELECTION     In a democracy, election is a fundamental ingredient and a utmost test of political participation it is defined as a process of selecting officers and representatives of an organization by votes of its qualified members. The ...Continue Reading »

    55 pages |  75 engagements | 


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