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  • 41. ELECTORAL MALPRACTICES; IT'S IMPACT ON GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE ELECTORAL MALPRACTICE ITS IMPACT ON GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA: AN EXAMINATION OF 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN AKWA IBOM STATE INTRODUCTION ELECTORAL MALPRACTICE ITS IMPACT ON GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA: AN EXAMINATION OF 2007 GENERAL ELECTION IN AKWA IBOM STATE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Nigeria is one of the developing countries in Africa with 36 State presently. By the period of coloniz...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  229 engagements | 

  • 42. DEMOCRACY AND THE PROBLEMS OF FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Nigeria, the most populous black nation on earth with a population of about 140 million people and over 350 distinct language groups, successfully transmitted to democratic governance on May 29, 1999 after so many years of military rule. A federal system of government often arises from the desire of groups of people to form a union with...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  210 engagements | 

  • 43. AN APPRAISAL OF THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1     BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Prior to the commercial mining of fossil oil in Nigeria the economy depend mainly on agricultural products for its domestic food supply and foreign exchange earnings. This situation however, changed as the advent of oil boom led to the neglect of the agricultural sector. In addition, the nation’s economic policies during the oil boo...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  164 engagements | 

  • 44. EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION ON THE NIGERIA'S ECONOMY: PROSPECT FOR DEVELOPMENT AND ...

    »   CHAPTER ONE     1.1  Introduction            The concept of globalization is global and dominant in the world today. It did not emerge spontaneously rather it was created by the dominant social forces in the world to serve their specific interest. It has been largely driven by the interest and needs of the developed world. Globalization is a technology driven process, which breaks d...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  167 engagements | 

  • 45. SMALL SCALE ENTERPRISES AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE   INTRODUCTION   1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY           Small scale enterprises constitute the fabric of national economy (Onuaha, 1998: 1). The Nigerian economy has been in a process of almost transition both economically as regards the economy. Obi (1998:4) start from primitive to modern and form a mixed economy to a market driven one. In all these stages, he noted S...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  189 engagements | 

  • 46. THE ROLE OF FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF NATIONAL SECURITY UNDER THE OBAS...

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1       Background of the Study A critical examination of the role of foreign policy in the management of national security in Nigeria clearly shows that there is no better time than now, to dwell on this subject. This is because in Nigeria today, there are contentions as to whether the system of national security management is functioning effectively or not. O...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  174 engagements | 

  • 47. ABURI ACCORD: IT'S IMPLICATION ON THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Many scholars believe the Aburi question and its implication on the Nigerian Civil War has its origin in the creation of the Nigerian state. That is, the debate over the implementation of the Aburi agreement was the problem of how the origin  of the Nigerian state became tied to the issue of the future association of the constituent units within...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  190 engagements | 

  • 48. THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.1    INTRODUCTION The pride of any government is the attainment of higher value level of any development in such away that its citizens would derive natural attachment to governance. However, for a nation to be in a phase of development three must be some pre requisites, which include socio political and economic stability. The gap between the developed and the developing coun...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  185 engagements | 

  • 49. NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.1    INTRODUCTION The pride of any government is the attainment of higher value level of any development in such away that its citizens would derive natural attachment to governance. However, for a nation to be in a phase of development three must be some pre requisites, which include socio political and economic stability. The gap between the developed and the developing coun...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  173 engagements | 

  • 50. CORRUPTION AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA

    »   SECTION ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Corruption is a persistent issue in Nigeria. Corruption is a form of anti social behavior by an individual or social group which confers unjust or fraudulent benefits on its perpetrators, is consistent with the established legal norms and prevailing moral ethos of the land and is likely to subvert or diminish by capacity of the legitimate authori...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  213 engagements | 

  • 51. ELECTORAL PRACTICES AND VOTING PATTERN IN NIGERIA

    »   SECTION ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY INTRODUCTION         In any democracy, apart from death and taxes the next logical sure phenomena are elections. Nigeria a 1914 amalgamated entity, gained independence in 1960 became a republic in 1963, fought a civil war from 1965 to 1970, experienced coups and counter coups, returned to civil rule but still plagued by electoral malpractices. The ama...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  166 engagements | 

  • 52. ELECTION VIOLENCE AND DEMOCRATIC STABILITY IN NIGERIA

    »   CHAPTER ONE Introduction Background of the Study           Election is generally conceived as a means of a peaceful change of leadership in societies. Post and Vicars (1973: 19), define election as the “process of actualizing representative democracy, which exposes people to the experiences of competition of powere through balloting”. These cardinal features of elections have elud...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  230 engagements | 

  • 53. GODFATHERISM AND ELECTORAL PROCESS IN NIGERIAN POLITICS

    »     CHAPTER ONE   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1.1   INTRODUCTION The concept of “Godfatherism” has its origin in Christianity. Godparents are chosen as surrogates to help biological (or adopted) parents raise a Christian child to become a Godfearing law abiding adult, Anakwenze (2004). In Nigeria, one of the most dominant features of the Nigerian political arena is the prevalence of the pheno...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  161 engagements | 

  • 54. CAUSES OF FRAUD AND WAYS OF PREVENTING IT IN NIGERIA'S PUBLIC SECTORS

    »   CHAPTER ONE 1.1    INTRODUCTION/BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY The problem of fraud in the public sector has assumed immense proportions with the increase in the volume and complexity of the organizations within this sector.  No organization appears free from this malaise and there is clearly the need to address the problem seriously. The essence of. this is to equip organizations with a good know...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  207 engagements | 

  • 55. DEMOCRACY SUSTENANCE IN A POVERTY RIDDEN SOCIETY

    »                              CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY It is unarguably that democracy is the best form of government for any nation. And democracy is not a potted plant which can be transported into any soil and without work or effort. As aptly summed up by Larry Diamond (1992); it is one thing to get democracy. It is another thing, often more difficult, to su...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  -1 engagements | 

  • 56. A STUDY OF MARKETING PRACTICES OF COMMERCIAL BANKS

    »   CHAPTER ONE BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY INTRODUCTION Year ago, banks had little understanding or regard for marketing. They did not know how to make a case for checking accounts saving, loan or safe deposit boxes. The bank building was created in the image of a Greek temple calculated to impress the public with the banker’s important and solidity. The interior was austere and the teller rarely sm...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  120 engagements | 

  • 57. SELF-HELP PROGRAM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT

    »      ABSTRACT Self help program and rural development, as the title implies is a strategy through the inhabitants of an area co operatively undertaken the building or rehabilitation and provision of their basic needs of their community using their own effort and resources (Onajide et al 1990) based on the back ground, the research was conceived to examine self help approach and rural developmen...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  127 engagements | 

  • 58. GENDER POLITICS IN NIGERIA

    »   ABSTRACT Despite the advances towards recognition of women’s political, economic and social interaction with men during the 21stcentury, there is a continuing lack of women policy makers in Nigeria. Women are largely absent from positions in the local, national and international institutions that govern our daily lives. This observation is that women tend to be discriminated against when it c...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  168 engagements | 

  • 59. POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMME AS A STRATEGY OF IMPROVING NIGERIA'S ECONOMY

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION   1.1    BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY A major global human problem of our time which along with the environmental threats that weighs heavily on our planet and on the future of human society is poverty, poverty generally is a popular research and development topic in recent years at both local and global levels. The local situation is perhaps best captured by the activit...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  133 engagements | 

  • 60. CORRUPTION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF POVERTY ALLEVIATION PROGRAMMES

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Corruption is one of the major reasons for the Third Worlds’ underdevelopment. Nigeria, a country among the third world state is not immune to corruption. The federal and state government in an attempt to show that they are not insensitive to the prevalence of corruption has accordingly provided some institutional structures for battling corrupt and felonious conduct....Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  173 engagements | 


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