Research Papers/Topics in Peace And Development Studies

Is Boko Haram of Nigeria Part of Global Jihad?

The objective of this research is to respond to the question of the connection between Boko Haram in Nigeria and the wave of Global Jihadist Movement. The paper shall address to what extent the Boko Haram group reflects the ideology of the Global Jihadist Movement. 

The Place of Leadership in the Society: a Necessity Towards Achieving Peaceful Coexistence (Africa in View).

The society is no doubt an integral part of humans all over the world: consisting of persons who byvirtue of like minds, have agreed to live together towards achieving harmony in coexistence with eachother. Since time past, different societies have had series of experiences, which has led to the thrust ofbelieve in the body of people called “leaders”, with the sole aim of upholding to the terms of coexistingin the society. Of the different terms of coexistence in a society, I would say th...

ETZIONI’S RESPONSE ON THE QUESTION OF SOVEREIGNTY: THE CASE OF GADDAFI’S LIBYA

ABSTRACT We are on track to test the validity of the claim made by Prof. Amitai Etzioni that Sovereigntygoes with a certain responsibility.1  We are examining the extent of Libya’s sovereignty under Muammar Gaddafi using the templates provided by Etzioni

MEASURES CONTRIBUTING TOWARDS ERADICATION OF ELECTORAL VIOLENCE IN NIGERIA'S FORTHCOMING 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

AbstractElectoral violence connotes all forms of violence (physical,2psychological, administrative, legal and structural) at different stages engaged   in  by participants,   their supporters,  and   sympathizers (including  security   and election management body   staff)  in the   electoral  process. The   broad   objective  of the  study  is to   provide  contributions towards eradication of electoral...

Theosophy of Peace as Social Spirituality(2)

Peace is an integral part of human development. It’s a social spirituality because it’s a gift from God and the fruit of human spirit and effort. Being faithful to the complex nature of the global world, this research chooses the word “theosophy” to discuss peace as an enduring fruit of the dialectics of Faith and Reason. The task before this research is very simple and direct. Its mission is to justify that Peace on earth is a social spirituality desired by men of Goodwill for integr...

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....

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