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Department of Political Science | Final Year Project Topics

  • 21. 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 |  117 engagements | 

  • 22. 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 |  106 engagements | 

  • 23. 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 |  96 engagements | 

  • 24. 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 |  96 engagements | 

  • 25. 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 |  96 engagements | 

  • 26. 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 |  98 engagements | 

  • 27. 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 |  100 engagements | 

  • 28. 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 |  100 engagements | 

  • 29. 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 |  86 engagements | 

  • 30. 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 |  88 engagements | 

  • 31. 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 |  93 engagements | 

  • 32. NIGERIA ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION.
    » NIGERIA ROLE IN INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION A CASE STUDY OF OPEC.   CHAPTER ONE   1.1   INTRODUCTION           Nigeria is regarded as the most populous country in Africa, with the population of approximately 140 million. This is perhaps the reason the country is pride itself as the giant of Africa1. Nigeria shares land boundaries with the Republic of Benin in the West, Cameroon to th...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  68 engagements | 

  • 33. IMPACT OF TRANSFORMATION AGENDA ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA DURING
    » CHAPTER ONE   1.0 INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND OF STUDY Nigeria is a nation with great vision and plans to the growth and development of its economy. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan assumed the office as the president of Nigeria on 29 may, 2011. So many has happened in his regime; the president (Goodluck Ebele Jonathan) with his team made a pladge to use the platform of the programs in transf...Continue Reading »

    75 pages |  61 engagements | 

  • 34. CARD READERS ON ELECTION CREDIBILITY: ISSUES AND PROSPECTS
    »   Industry stakeholders have continued to hail INEC for introducing card readers in the 2015 general elections, which they said, helped in no small measure in reducing election fraud across the country, despite the challenges that came with it. According to them, the card reader technology did not only reduce election rigging and snatching of ballot boxes from polling units, but also enhanced spe...Continue Reading »

    105 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 35. FOREIGN AID AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
    » FOREIGN AID AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA   CHAPTER ONE:INTRODUCTION Background to the Study The role of foreign aid in the growth process of developing countries has been an issueof intense debate. Foreign aid is an important issue given its implications for poverty reduction in developing countries. Previous empirical studies on foreign aid and economic growth generate...Continue Reading »

    68 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 36. VOTING BEHAVIOUR AMONG NIGERIA’S UNIVERSITY STUDENT
    » , A CASE STUDY OF BABCOCK AND UNILAG   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Presently, the call for freedom and democracy echoes across the globe. The world has witnessed phenomenal shift from authoritarian style of governance to democratic rule. The fact still remain that state is no longer interested in interacting with other state where democracy is not practiced ...Continue Reading »

    72 pages |  90 engagements | 

  • 37. AN ASSESSMENT OF INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
    » (INEC) AND THE MANAGEMENT OF THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1 BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The INEC was established by section 153 of Nigeria’s 1999 Constitution. It is responsible for organizing referendums and elections for president, vice president, state governors and deputy governors, and the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives. The INEC also h...Continue Reading »

    77 pages |  90 engagements | 

  • 38. ASSESSING LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF GRASSROOTS DEVELOP...
    » ASSESSING LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AS AN INSTRUMENT OF GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF BWARI LGA, ABUJA)     Abstract   Grassroots Development A local government is semi autonomous territorial unit created by the constitution or general laws of a state to undertake certain functions within specified or limited geographical area. In Nigeria, local government is created...Continue Reading »

    79 pages |  87 engagements | 

  • 39. FEAR OF CRIME AND ELECTORAL VIOLENCE: MAINSTREAMING GENDER
    » IN NIGERIAN POLITICS.   ABSTRACT Sexism has become a major problematique in Nigerian politics. Women have been politically considered an endangered species, and their low participation in Nigerian government and politics is often associated with cultural, religious and economic constraints, and male chauvinism. Economically, some feminists perceive women’s marginality in the conduct and managem...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  78 engagements | 

  • 40. CRIME AND VIOLENCE AS A BARRIER TO GENDER EQUALITY.
    » CRIME AND VIOLENCE AS A BARRIER TO GENDER EQUALITY IN NIGERIA POLITICS     Abstract:   Women participation in Nigerian politics is crucial to the development of Nigeria and since women constitute a sizeable proportion of the population, neglecting them may mean losing their valuable contribution. Traditional socio economic and political and cultural structures aid discrimination against women l...Continue Reading »

    85 pages |  85 engagements | 


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