Research Papers/Topics in Peace And Development Studies

The Media and Electoral Violence in Nigeria

Nigeria, and especially the developing countries have long been plagued with electoral violence since the return to civilian rule in the early 1990s; and the media, as a major conflict stakeholder, have often been fingered as a culprit as a double edged sword of either resolving or escalating the conflict.This paper seeks to examine the role the media plays before, during, and after a conflict, and how their actions and inaction affects as well shape the dimension of a conflict.INTRODUCTION&n...

YOUTHS AS KEY PLAYERS IN NATION BUILDING AND NATIONAL UNITY: AN INSTANCE OF THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS (NYSC)

One of the biggest troubles facing Nigerian administration and policymakers today is how to provide opportunities for youths in order to have good lives and donate to the monetary development of their countries. In 2011, youths, who are defined here as those between 15 and 24 years of age, constituted 21 percent of the more than 1 billion people in Africa, whereas another 42 percent was less than 15 years old. Slightly more than half of the African youth population is female, and there are mo...

LITERACY: THE MISSING LINK IN BOKO HARAM INSURGENCY

In spite of the efforts of governments and international organisations in fighting insurgents and insurgencies as exemplified by the Boko Haram war in Nigeria, there are some missing links. Efforts like recruiting armed officers and expending money to buy arms and ammunitions are acts but to fight insurgency there is need for instituting a process. This process which has been practiced in many instances with sustainable results is called a literacy process.  Without the process, insurgen...

LITERACY: THE MISSING LINK IN BOKO HARAMINSURGENCY

Abstract In spite of the efforts of governments and international organisations in fighting insurgents and insurgencies as exemplified by the Boko Haram war in Nigeria, there are some missing links. Efforts like recruiting armed officers and expending money to buy arms and ammunitions are acts but to fight insurgency there is need for instituting a process. This process which has been practiced in many instances with sustainable results is called a literacy process.  Without the process, in...

Strategic management Analysis

An examination of strategic planning/management

Accounting for employment generation and expansion: A tool for insecurity in Nigeria

An enduring outcome of observation processes is the enduring visibility of the need for the generationand expansion of employment. The current situations in Nigeria are underemployment, unemploymentas well as insecurity. Among the broad causes of unemployment are absence of industrialization, pooragricultural system, high cost of qualitative education, rapid population growth, rural-urban migrationin search for white collar job, mismatch between required and acquired skill and poor data base....