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  • 1. UBULU-UKU – NDOKWA RELATIONS IN PRE-COLONIAL

    » ABSTRACTThis work seeks to examine the relationship between the Ubulus in Aniocha and the various Ubulu Communities in Ndokwa in pre colonial period, tracing their origin to the same ancestor (Ezemu and Obodo). Emphasis would be made on the unique features of their relationship in terms of political, economic, diplomatic and socio cultural relations. CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONThe history of the Ubul...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  260 engagements | 

  • 2. WOMEN AND THE ECONOMY OF PRE-COLONIAL

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION: THE GEOGRAPHY AND PEOPLE OF BENIN This work is on women and economy of precolonial Benin. This chapter is an introductory study of the geography and people of Benin. Benin was one of the states known for its remarkable civilization and development in the Guinea Forest. Benin was one of the most famous kingdom in the forest region of West Africa and that includes her pol...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  205 engagements | 

  • 3. UKWUANI AND THE URHOBO PEOPLE UP TO 1900 – A STUDY IN INTER-GROUP RELATIONS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION This work is on the inter group relations between Ukwuani and Urhobo peoples up to 1900. One aspect of Ukwuani and Urhobo history that has not received much attention from historians in recent times, is the effect of inter group relations between them. Many have written on the various aspects beginning with the origin, culture and annual festivals of the Ukwuani’s and ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  158 engagements | 

  • 4. BRITAIN AND NIGERIA’S INDEPENDENCE IN 1960

    » CHAPTER ONE Introduction The territory known as Nigeria was a British creation. Its coastal areas have for some three to four hundred years been involved in trade, particularly slave trade with Britain. With the abolition of slave trade and the setting up of industries, the Britain’s were in need of raw materials and market for their product. This led to another form of trade relationship betw...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  179 engagements | 

  • 5. NIGERIA ECONOMIC POLICY UNDER THE MILITARY 1983-1993

    » CHAPTER ONECONCEPTUALIZATION OF ECONOMIC POLICY AND THE NIGERIA SITUATION.1.0INTRODUCTION Policy means a plan action agreed or chosen by government, a business or organization. It is a principle of behavior or belief that influences how one behave. It can also be defined as government programmes of action, which is what government intend to do and how they intend to do or achieve it.1Economic pol...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  205 engagements | 

  • 6. THE ANCS LIBERATION STRUGGLE IN SOUTH AFRICA, 1912-1994

    » CHAPTER ONEBACKGROUND STUDY OF SOUTH AFRICAIntroductionThe Apartheid Situation in South Africa for decades made world headlines, so many works have been done on apartheid and South Africa, but these works are either apologists or biased depending on the political leanings of the Authors. Other works examine the apartheid era without giving historical insights as to the origin of apartheid, while t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  110 engagements | 

  • 7. AL QAEDA AS A NON STATE ACTOR IN CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

    » CHAPTER ONENON STATE ACTORS IN CONTEMPORARY INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS INTRODUCTION One of the most prominent features of the global political system in the second half of the twentieth century is the significant surge in numbers and importance of non state entities. These non state entities are heroes and villains in different narratives of international politics. They are actors on the internatio...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  83 engagements | 

  • 8. ETHNICITY AND RELIGION IN INTER GROUP CONFLICTS IN NIGERIA

    » CHAPTER ONE1.1 INTRODUCTIONEthnicity as a concept is an immensely complex phenomenon that portrays different perceptions. Even a search through the literature has revealed that ethnicity is relatively a new concept and it made its first appearance in the literature less than half a century ago.1 According to Osaghae, ethnicity refers to a social formation resting upon culturally specific practices...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  132 engagements | 

  • 9. A STUDY OF ELECTION VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA, 1983-2011

    » CHAPTER ONE: THE 1983 ELECTION: THE ONDO DEBACLEIntroduction 1The Ondo Debacle: Politics and Election in Ondo State5ENDNOTES12CHAPTER TWO: THE JUNE 12 ELECTION: THE MILITARY AND THE NIGERIAN SOCIETYBackground to June 12 Election of 199314The Emergence of Chief M.K.O Abiola and Alhaji Bashir Tofa17Election, Election Result and Annulment of June 12 1993 Election21Post Election Violence 28ENDNOTES39C...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  156 engagements | 

  • 10. THE INVOLVEMENT OF THE NIGERIAN MASS MEDIA IN THE LIBERIAN CONFLICT

    » INTRODUCTIONThis research focuses on the involvement of the Nigerian mass media in the Liberian conflicts. The Nigerian mass media like every other information media is involved in the gathering, evaluating and distributing of facts about current issues, this was the case in the civil war in Liberia which Nigerian journalist greatly impacted. Throughout the crisis independent press played a critic...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  76 engagements | 

  • 11. THE ACTIVITIES OF WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION IN NIGERIA (1960-2012)

    » CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTIONThe United Nations, since its inception, has been actively involved in promoting and protecting good health world wide. Leading that effort within the United Nations system is the World Health Organisation (WHO); an international agency concerned with world wide health and welfare. It is one of the agencies of the United Nations whose purpose is to aid in the attainment of t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  106 engagements | 

  • 12. THE MAKING OF NIGERIA'S FOURTH REPUBLIC

    » CHAPTER ONETHEORIES AND NATURE OF DEMOCRACYDemocracy has been subjected to different theories and interpretations. This is consequent of the fact that it can be seen from various perspectives. But the word “Democracy” is from two Greek words, ‘demos’ and ‘kratein’, demos means the people while and kratein is to rule.1 Democracy is thus a political system in which the people of a countr...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  86 engagements | 

  • 13. THE EGYPTIAN UPRISING AGAINST MUBARAK ADMINISTRATION

    » CHAPTER ONEISSUES, POLITICS AND RELIGION IN EGYPTEgypt is officially known as the Arab Republic of Egypt. It is in north eastern Africa and south western Asia. Most of the country lies in Africa, but the easternmost portion of Egypt, the Sinai Peninsula, is usually considered part of Asia; it forms the only land bridge between the two continents. Most of Egypt’s terrain is desert, divided into t...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  81 engagements | 

  • 14. THE MEANING OF ETHNO- RELIGIOUS CONFLICT

    » CHAPTER ONEIntroductionEthno religious conflicts refer to conflicts involving groups that have religion as an integral part of social and cultural life and where conflicting groups define themselves along ethno religious lines. Religious Identity can create sharp distinction between parties and increase group mobilization. Other distinguishing factors include the high incidence of civilian causali...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  125 engagements | 

  • 15. CONCEPTUAL CLARIFICATION

    » GENERAL IDEA OF CONFLICTHuman nature is replete with conflict. One reason for this is the facts that human have different views, ideas and interest which sometimes comes into collision especially in the process of trying to satisfy incompatible interest. In the same vein, the great philosopher Thomas Hobbes said that in the state of nature the life of man is “solitary, nasty, Brutish and short...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  82 engagements | 

  • 16. THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM ON NIGERIA'S NATIONAL SECURITY

    » CHAPTER ONETERRORISM AND NATIONAL SECURITY A NEXUSTerrorism as a Means of CoercionTerrorism is “the systematic use of fear especially as a means of coercion. Its aim is to get people scared.” It is a “strategy of intimidation and violence.”1 Terrorism as a premeditated, political motivated violence, perpetrated against non combatant targets by sub national groups, usually intended to influ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  109 engagements | 

  • 17. THE EMERGENCE AND EFFECTS OF THE MILITANTS IN THE NIGER DELTA REGION

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION TO NIGER DELTA The Niger Delta occupies the area enclosed by longitude 50E60 45¢ East of the Greenwich Meridian and latitude 4040¢ and 6010¢ suitable for the riverine people of the province which the Ijaw, the Itsekiri and the Aboh inhabiting what can be roughly described as the western Delta of the Niger. Other people of the province are the Isoko, the Ukwuani and the ...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  130 engagements | 

  • 18. COLLECTIVE SECURITY IN AFRICA POLITICS

    » CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Collective security can be understood as a security arrangement, regional or global in which each state in the system accepts that the security of one is the concern of all and agrees to join in a collective response to threats to and breaches of peace1. While collective security is an idea with a long history, its implication in practice has proved problematic. Some pre r...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  90 engagements | 

  • 19. MIGRATION, OCCUPATION AND SETTLEMENT OF THE ALAGO PEOPLE FROM 1960-2001

    »   CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1      Background of the Study Alago ethnic group are a people with common linguistic and cultural identities. The people are of Benue Congo speaking group found around the defunct Lafia Native Authority in the present day Nasarawa State with their settlements at Keana, Doma, Obi, Assakio and Agwatashi among others. The population of the people according to the N...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  171 engagements | 

  • 20. THE OSU CASTE SYSTEM IN IGBO LAND

    » ABSTRACT This research work is aimed at revealing the osu caste system and it’s practices in Igboland, A case study of Isiekenesi in Ideato South Local Government Area of Imo state. The osu system could not be easily removed in Igbo land because of the attitudes of the Igbos toward their traditional religion, norms and traditions. Despite the fact that the church, government, schools and mass me...Continue Reading »

    65 pages |  607 engagements | 


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