Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

Assessment of Rural and Community Development in Nigeria_ A Case Study of Communities in Abuja Municipal Area Council (Amac) Fct-Abuja

ABSTRACT The major objective of this project is to identify the extent to Vvhich rural and community development has been implemented in order to transform the rural communities and bring development closer to the rural environment through the provision of basic services like Education; Health; Rural roads; Water supply; Rural electrification; Agriculture; e.t.c. to the rural people. The method adopted for this research study is primary data involving the use of questionnaires and interviews...

Government Response to Gender Inequality in Ghana’s Fourth Republic (2001-2016)

ABSTRACT The study sought to investigate government responses to gender inequality in Ghana‟s Fourth Republic from 2001-2016 using the Ministry of Women and Children Affairs/Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection as a case for the study. It further examined how government has responded to gender issues in the Fourth Republic with specific reference from 2001-2016 and subsequently assessed gender policy measures Governments have put in place to address gender inequality issues fr...

Engendering National Public Policy through Global Governance: An Assessment of Ghana’s Domestic Violence Legislation as a Trans-Sovereign Transnational Issue

ABSTRACT This research examines the relationship between global governance, global public policy and Ghana's national public policy in reference to the passing of the Domestic Violence Bill. It further assesses to what extent global governance can address the trans-sovereign transnational issue of violence against women, specifically domestic violence. The independent variables in this research project are global governance and global public policy with political environment and the “second...

MILITATING EFFECTS OF CORRUPTION ONGOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

AbstractThe existence of government is to deliver social services that will make life meaningful and worth living. Local governments as a tier of governments are created to bring government closer to the people at the grass root and for transformation of lives at that level. One of the ways of bringing government closer to the people at the grassroots is through the delivery of social infrastructural, educational and welfare services in a satisfactory, timely, effective and adequate ma...

The Pathway to Constitutional Reforms in Nigeria: The Perspective of the Gradual Approach

Constitutional reform is a major proponent of Federalism. Nigeria as a country operates a federal system of government and constitutional reforms need to happen at a point in time. The failure of the 2014 National Conference has shown how ineffective the mega constitutional approach is in Nigeria. Indeed, the North-South division has practically become a key element in the constitutional reform of Nigeria's present constitutional policy, with the North favouring the continuing of today's ...

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...

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...


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