Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

A Survey on Nigeria Politics and Economic Development (A Case Study of Second Republic)

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The Effect of Education and Gender on Political Participation in Nigeria (A Case Study of Ilorin East Local Government Area)

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The Effect of Military Rule on Nigeria Political Economy (A Case Study of Abacha Regime 1993 – 1998)

ABSTRACT          Military rule has been one of the greatest factors responsible for the set back of the African continent. Infact General Sanni Abacha’s regime has been described by many scholar’s, as the most unconcerned government when it comes to the issue of economy. Therefore, this project assesses the effect of military rule on the Nigeria economy choosing the General Sanni Abacha’s regime as a case study. Chapter one serves as t...

THE IMPACT OF SUBSIDY REINVESTMENT AND EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMME (SURE-P) ON THE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF YOUTHS IN BENUE STATE—NIGERIA (2012—2015)

ABSTRACTThe various government interventionist programmes aimed at economically empowering the youths have failed woefully to achieve set targets. Youth unemployment in the country therefore, has become more pervasive as it increases by the day. This study was conducted to assess the impact made by SURE-P in economically empowering Nigerian youth and reducing anti-social activities among them, with particular reference to Benue State. Survey method was used in the inquiry and data o...

An Informed Contribution in Conjuction With: An Assessment of the Diverging View of Scholars on the Requirement of Presidential Assent in Constitutional Amendment Procedures

Decades of academic research have proven that the benefits that accrue as a result of engaging in the debate are numerous. Debate provides experiences that are conducive to life-changing, cognitive, and presentational skills. It is, therefore, safe to say that ongoing debate in the federation on the requirement of presidential assent in constitutional amendment procedures is of good a purpose to the judicial environment in addition to of educational, political as well as the economical enviro...

THE IMPACTS OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE ON NIGERIA (FACULTY-CONFRENCE PAPER)

In the violent and shameless turnout, millions of Nigerians have been denied their right to choose their political leaders. The struggle for democratic offices by politicians is often violently manipulated on the street by a gang of thugs, recruited by same politicians, trained and to help them capture power. Political violence has been a bone of contention from the inception of Nigeria as a Nation-State. The impact of political violence cannot be over emphasized as its effects have grossly a...

Armed Intervention and the Challenges of Maritime Security in the Gulf of Aden, 2008-2011

ABSTRACTThe economic collapse and civil war that ensued in Somalia after President Siad Barre gave rise to piracy, armed robbery and dumping of toxic wastes in and around the Gulf of Aden. The attendant humanitarian crisis attracted the intervention of the international community. This study evaluated armed intervention and the challenges of maritime security in the Gulf of Aden between 2008 and 2011. The objectives were to: (i) determine whether the application of the principle of political ...

The Role Of Party Politics In Promoting Good Governance In Uganda: A Case Study Of Kampala Capital City Authority

AbstractThe purpose of this study was to establish the role of party politics in promotinggood governance in Uganda in general and KCCA in particular. This was premised onthe argument that whereas party politics have been embraced by many countriesacross the globe with the fall of communism, and in spite of the fact that it is seen as apanacea for democratisation and good governance, most of the countries that haveembraced party politics are far from realizing good governance. The main ...

Influence Of Interfaith Mediation Centre In The Management Of Conflict In Bauchi State Nigeria: 1960-2015

ABSTRACTConflict among social groups is one of the major challenges affecting peaceful coexistence in the world. In Africa, particularly Nigeria, conflicts are associated with religion, ethnicity, and post-election violence which result in adverse effects on people and their livelihood. Nigeria has witnessed conflicts like Kaduna crisis, Jos crisis, and Bauchi State crisis. Bauchi State has experienced conflicts between herdsmen and farmers as compared to other states in Nigeria. The prevalen...

Youth Socialization In Ethnic Politics In Nairobi City County: The Case Of Kibra Constituency.

ABSTRACTPolitics is necessary for survival, and youth are socialized in politics in many ways. However, the manner in which individuals are socialized in politics at the youthful age affects their adult life. This research sought to investigate the level of ethnic political orientations and the formation of such political orientations in Nairobi County with a focus on Kibra Constituency (KC). Kibra Constituency was important because political aspirants import voters f...

The Principle And Practice Of Parliamentary Independence: Interrogating The Case Of Kenya, 1963-2014.

ABSTRACTThis study interrogates the principle and practice of parliamentary independence in Kenya. It investigates factors that have contributed to lack of independence and assertiveness in the Kenyan parliament from 1963-2014, with a view to exposing challenges and pitfalls. This study is necessary because a lot of studies by scholars have focused on democracy and democratization but not on the importance of parliament as a driver of the democratic process. Further, a lot of studies have fai...

The colonial legacy in Kenya-British military relations: 1963-2005.

ABSTRACT Decades after the end of colonisation the intellectual debate over the positive and negative impacts of colonisation in Kenya is still very much alive. This study is not interested in justifying or condemning colonialism. On the contrary it focuses on Kenya-British military relations as one of the enduring independence period legacies in Kenya and is centered within Kenya’s problematic decolonization experience and the wider context of the Cold War ideological confrontation. T...

Inter-Ethnic Conflicts Between The Gabra And Dassenetch Communities Of Marsabit County, 1960 - 2011

ABSTRACT African societies and the developing nations have been undergoing difficult times in terms of ethnic conflicts and antagonisms. The Northern part of Kenya is infamous for the frequent conflicts and counter conflicts as communities are pitied against each other since the pre-colonial times. Against this bedrock this study explored inter-ethnic conflicts between the Gabra and Dassenetch communities of Marsabit County between 1960 and 2011. The study was guided by three objectives which...

The Politics Of Poverty Reduction In Ghana: The Case Of The Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metropolitan District Of The Accra Metropolitan Assembly

ABSTRACT Urban poverty in Ghana is an emerging phenomenon which is gradually gaining much attention as the focus has always been on rural poverty. The poor in urban areas experience low incomes, insufficient infrastructure and social services, living in slums, etc. which hinder their progress. This case study of urban poverty is on the Ashiedu Keteke Sub-Metropolitan District (AKSD) of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA), which is an urban area that has experienced urban poverty over ...


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