Research Papers/Topics in History And International Studies

The Wisdom of the Strong: The Struggle in the Multi Polar System

 The Stranger happens to be one of the series of letters in my collection that bears the characteristics of the nature of the international state in motion . It is  however not the only work I have documented / analysed in international relations  but it stands out because  it fully explain the relation of moving states which at times   were running amok. In this system there is a hidden plan / purpose , these plans could be fathom 1 by the human mind and intelle...

A Critique on Logic behind Economics and Trade Union in Nigeria.

INTRODUCTION The   essence   for   trade   was   for   the   purpose   of   creating   more   wealth.1  It   isaxiomatic  to  express   that  nations   must   not  buy  more   than  it can   sell.  Thiscontract with the view which states that nations should reduce their level ofexchange...

The End of Nation States in International Relation

In my  last lecture  in International relations , I explained that nations enter into relations as strangers and come out as strangers . The International System is a concept in International relation which is a discipline assigned to study the relation that exit between state and state; and at the same time state and non state actors . The aim of a system like field is to help student of the discipline to understand its respective parts .  The  International system is exp...

A Case Study of The Cause And Effect Of Africa State Colonization By The European Nation

Colonialism is the direct and overall domination of one country by another on the basis of state power being in the hands of a foreign power (For example, the direct and overall domination of Nigeria by Britain between 1900-1960). The first objective of colonialism is political domination. Its second objective is to make possible the exploitation of the colonized country. When we talk of colonialism in Africa we are talking of phenomenon which took place between the 1800-1960s. It is a ...

Nigeria's Foreign Policy and National Interest from 1960-2015

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle Page - - - - - - - - - iApproval Page - - - - - - - - iiDeclaration - - - - - - - - - iiiDedication - - - - - - - - - ivAcknowledgement - - - - - - - - - vTable of Contents - - - - - - - - - viMapCHAPTER ONEGENERAL INTRODUCTION1.1 Background to the study - - - - - - - 11.2 Statement of problem and research questions - - - - 51.3 Aims and objectives of study - - - - - - 81.4 Significance of the study - - - - - - - 91.5 Scope and Delimitation - - - - - - - 91.6 Res...

THE POLITICAL AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS OF THE BOKO HARAM INSURGENCE IN NIGERIA 2009-2020

ABSTRACTBoko Haram figuratively implies that western for non-Islamic education is a sin, is a very controversial Nigeria militant group that seeks for the imposition of sharia law in the entire northern states of Nigeria. The hierarchical structure of the group is not presently well defined. The official name of the group id jamaiatu Ahlis sunna lidda ―awai waljihad, which in Arabic translate to ―people committed to the propagation of the prophet’s teaching and jhad literally therefore ...

The Chain of Climate Change, Scarcity and Conflict in Global Politics

To state that climate change and environment issues are becoming increasingly important in the realm of International Relations is an understatement. Mitigation and adaptation debates, strategies and mechanisms are all developed at the international level, often demonstrating the nuances of international politics and governance. The changes experienced in the environment have in many ways been identified as plausible causes of violent intergroup conflict. These changes inc...

A NOTE ON PEACE AND THE CONTRIBUTION OF GENERAL BURATAI : A HISTORICAL CRITICISM OF THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM

This paper study's the activities of Boko Haram in the International system and Nigeria. This idea which emerged from the Generals comment which state that the Nigeria army should use prayer and Fatha to combat Boko Haram has caused  echo around all circle hence the need  for this paper. The paper span across three civilian regime .

BERLIN CONFERENCE OF 1884, AND ITS AFTERMATH ON AFRICA

Abstract Africa had lives peacefully before the advent of European colonial imperialism. We have had peaceful coexistence. Though the issue of language barer was rampant, yet there were hardly ethnic conflicts amongst African people. They fashioned a means to defend their territories and their weaker one such as the women and children. Africa never knew she was basking in the ecstasy of splendour until the incursion of European Colonial Powers. Before the early 1880s, Europeans had colossal ...

Oil Boom and Underdevelopment: The Challenges of Premium Motor Spirit Importation into Nigeria 1999-2016

                                                       ABSTRACT This research examined how the Oil Boom in Nigeria has underdeveloped the nation ratherthan develop and also examining the challenges or problem faced in premium motor spiritimportation into   the country   as   a   result   of  &nbs...

HOW THE MYTH OF AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM SHAPED ITS FOREIGN POLICY DURING THE COLD WAR

Each nation tends to see itself as unique. In its claim of the master race, German or Aryan races consider themselves the highest in an assumed racial hierarchy. France and her theory of Assimilation pride herself to be more superior to any other existing culture. With her population, financial and human resources within the continent, Nigeria considers itself as the “Giant of Africa”. With its advancement in North America and her ideology of expansionism, the United States pro...

AFRICA AS THE CENTERPIECE OF NIGERIA’S FOREIGN POLICY: A HISTORICAL REFLECTION OF THE GENERAL YAKUBU GOWON’S REGIME,1966 – 1975

States do not live in a state of complete isolation. They need to interact with others because most of what they desire to make life worth living is not found within their territories. The most common relationship among states in the world today is through foreign policy. Nigeria has participated in this practice over the years. For many years, Africa was the centrepiece of the Nigerian foreign policy. With this policy, Nigeria had overwhelmingly given both solicited and unsolicited support t...

Beyond the Window Dressing-Contrasting Perspective Anchors on Development Bail out in the Peripheries

Development pathways available to the so-called periphery countries/societies of modern world are varied and controversial. Development theorists, writers and scholars are wide apart vis-à-vis convergence of consensual paradigm that is germane to pursue the course of holistic development of the periphery in the world political and economic landscape. This article is a dispassionate critique of the strengths and pitfalls deducible from the perspective horizon of the three dominant schools of ...

Globalization and the Travesty of the African Cause

The term globalization connotes different thing to people. It is probably one the hotly contested concepts in the lexicon of development theorists. It can be defined as a process of worldwide integration of economies and societies. Merriam-Webster’s Online defines globalization as “the development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked by free trade, free flow of capital, and trapping of cheaper foreign labor markets.” It is a convergence of economic, political and culture ...

Boisterous Russia in emerging Europe

Russia is permanently at a crossroads in its history, or standing in exasperation at a fork in the road but failing to resolvea geographical, historical and metaphysical dilemma: is Russia part of Europe or not? Russia holds a key butvulnerable strategic position in the heartland of Eurasia. Its geographical existence within a larger zone of Eurasiancivilization meant that Russian culture had been shaped to a not insignificant extent by influences coming from Asia,that Russia was Eurasian and...

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