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DEREGULATION OF THE DOWNSTREAM OIL SECTOR AND CHALLENGES OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT...
» DEREGULATION OF THE DOWNSTREAM OIL SECTOR AND CHALLENGES OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, 1999 2012. ABSTRACT The oil industry has been contributing immensely to the Nigerian economy and that is why over 80 percent of the country‘s foreign exchange earnings come from this sector. Since the discovery of oil in commercial quantity, Nigeria has been experiencing consistent increase in revenue earn...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 105 engagements |
DEPENDENCY AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE
» Abstract Dependency and underdevelopment in Africa is our main thrust which we try to relate the above to the Nigerian context. Dependency as we all know is a product of underdevelopment which is prevalent in Africa in general and Nigeria in particular. It is certain that Nigeria is an independent nation, but it does not reflect in all the facts in the society since the super structures t...Continue Reading »
65 pages | -1 engagements |
FEDERALISM AND NATIONAL INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
» Abstract The problem of federalism and the associated crises of national integration in Nigeria raise serious alarm. The situation attracts growing interest and concern. The crises are very severing such that they culminate in a strong force being mounted on the federation with tendency to disintegrate the country. The works addresses this phenomenon by investigating and analysing the pro...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 134 engagements |
LABOUR UNREST AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF 2000-2013
» LABOUR UNREST AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF 2000 2013 Abstract One of the major impediments to development in Nigeria is labour unrest. This is given the fact that no Nation can develop without human resource because they constitute and play very significant role in Nation building and development. The Nigerian case has been so pervasive that labour unrest extends to ev...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 102 engagements |
NIGERIAN FEDERALISM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY
» Chapter One Introduction 1.1 Background of the StudyFederalism, according to K.C Wheare, is the method of dividing powers so that the central and regional governments are each, within a sphere, co ordinate and independent. He said that the characteristics of this Federal Principle are the division of powers among levels of government, a written constitution showing this division of powers...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 113 engagements |
TERRORISM AND NIGERIA ECONOMY AN ASSESSMENT OF THE BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Terrorism according to lodge is an illegitimate means of attempting to effect political change by the indiscriminate use of violence (Lodge 1988:5). Also Madunagu (2001:51) maintains that terrorism is “the use of violence to achieve political objectives”. The bottom line of the above definitions is that terrorism is an aspect of ...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 102 engagements |
THE IMPACT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION ON NIGERIA’S SOCIO-POLITICAL DEVELOPM...
» THE IMPACT OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION ON NIGERIA’S SOCIO POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT: AN APPRAISAL OF CIVIL LIBERTIES ORGANIZATION Abstract The civil society and civil society organizations, have sacrificed their existence, goals and objectives to the course of the fight towards socio political development in Nigeria. To this effect, they have made relentless effort and provoking arrangeme...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 96 engagements |
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT IN NIGERIAN POLITICS: (CASE STUDY OF UDI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA...
» Abstract This study or research on women empowerment in Nigerian politics is divided into five (5) chapters. The first chapter is on the topic that deals with the introductory part of the study by providing a comprehensive historical background to the study, identifying the major problems, grapples with the review of relevant literatures and the methodological issues involved in the resea...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 101 engagements |
FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL INTEGRATION
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Federalism, according to K.C Wheare, is the method of dividing powers so that the central and regional governments are each, within a sphere, co ordinate and independent. He said that the characteristics of this Federal Principle are the division of powers among levels of government, a written constitution showing this division of powers and co ordinate not sub...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 79 engagements |
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE WAR AGAINST INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM: ANALYS...
» ABSTRACT This study takes a critical examination of the United States posture against international terrorism and eventual military invasion of Iraq in 2003. On the strength of data generated from secondary sources, and through objective content analysis and ex post facto research design, we have been able to validate our hypothesis; viz, that the invasion of Iraq by the United States and...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 81 engagements |
OIL GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA AND MARITIME SECURITY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA, 2010-2014
» OIL GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA AND MARITIME SECURITY IN THE GULF OF GUINEA, 2010 2014 ABSTRACT This study examined the relationship between the contradictions of rentier oil governance in Nigeria and their implications for maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG). Specifically, the study examined the effect of the security leakages in the management of oil resources in Nigeria; the prol...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 104 engagements |
MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND THE PERFORMANCE OF CIVIL SERVANTS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIG...
» MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT AND THE PERFORMANCE OF CIVIL SERVANTS IN ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA, 1996 2006 ABSTRACT This thesis examined the manpower development programmes and policies in the Anambra State Civil Service between 1996 and 2006, and their impact on the performance of civil servants in the state. The specific objectives of the study were: to find out whether manpower development p...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 90 engagements |
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF FEDERALISM AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA AN...
» COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF FEDERALISM AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN NIGERIA AND SOUTH AFRICA (1960 2010) ABSTRACT The history of mankind in all generation has been a struggle dominated by the need to enhance his material condition either as an individual or as a collectivity. The struggle for material condition has led to the evolution of different types of political systems, which i...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 98 engagements |
BRAIN DRAIN AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA
» ABSTRACT The thrust of this work is the evaluation of the expropriation of Nigeria’s vital human resources through the brain drain and its implications for its overall development. Nigeria has been adjudged a top emigration country on account of the continuous efflux of its human resources to all parts of the world. Despite the lack of agreement about the exact migrant stock of Nigerian...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 94 engagements |
PRIVATIZATION OF PUBLIC ENTERPRISES AND THE WORKING CLASS IN NIGERIA
» ABSTRACT This work is intended to explores privatization of public enterprises and its impact on the working class in Nigeria. It contends that privatization has negative implications on the labour force and on the poor in Nigeria. The Marxist political economy was adopted as the theoretical framework. Privatization of public enterprises is nothing but a political agenda of the capitali...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 82 engagements |
MANPOWER TRAINING AND UTILIZATION IN THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, CALABAR CO...
» MANPOWER TRAINING AND UTILIZATION IN THE NIGERIA IMMIGRATION SERVICE, CALABAR COMMAND, 1999 2014. ABSTRACT This study evaluated manpower training and utilization in the NigeriaImmigration Service, Calabar Command between 1999 2014.The objectives of the study are: to evaluate if the manpower training in the Nigeria Immigration Service has enhanced the adequate protection of the Nig...Continue Reading »
65 pages | 70 engagements |
ELECTORAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA:THE CASE OF ANAMBRA STATE GUBERNATORIAL ELECTIONS ...
» PREFACE The research work examined the concept of Electoral Violence as perceived by some analysis of democratic elections. It traced the history of Electoral Violence in Nigeria. It also examined Electoral Violence during Governorship Elections in 2003 and 2007 with particular reference to Anambra State in the South Eastern Nigeria geo political zone. The factors responsible for the ...Continue Reading »
56 pages | 73 engagements |
FOREIGN AID AND IT IMPACT ON SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA’S FOURTH RE...
» CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the study Developing countries are characterized by resource starved economies, specifically capital related. Capital to boost economic growth and welfare is largely inadequate domestically, which consequently warrants the need for external capital. The only external capital readily available to support development undertakings have to com...Continue Reading »
57 pages | 155 engagements |
THE RELEVANCE OF TRADITIONAL RULERS IN CONTEMPORARY NIGERIA’S GOVERNANCE
» ABSTRACT Prior to 1861 when Britain annexed Lagos, governance in what is known as Nigeria revolved around Traditional rulers. There is no doubt that traditional rulers in Nigeria have witnessed the erosion of their powers. This political scenario had elicited so many arguments among stakeholders and traditional rulers on their role and relevance in the emerging political arrangement. It i...Continue Reading »
67 pages | -1 engagements |
THE ROLE OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN PEACE BUILDING IN MAIDUGURI
» THE ROLE OF NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN PEACE BUILDING IN MAIDUGURI (A CASE STUDY OF ACTION AID INTERNATIONAL NIGERIA) CHAPTER ONE 1.1.INTRODUCTION Highest on the list of prime value for Maiduguri a town in Bornu state, Nigeria, is peace. Peace is the most valuable public commodity, yet the most elusive (Francis David, 2006). These four years (2009 2014) of Insurgency has brought lo...Continue Reading »
67 pages | -1 engagements |