Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

Policy of Privatization and Commercialization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria: An Appraisal of Telecommunication

AbstractIt is because of social issues like economic inequalities, unemployment that made the state to interfere in economy of Nigeria. Government chose public sector as a means or medium for economic and social development due to poor managerial skill, weak technological base etc, this enhanced the zeal to establish various enterprise institutions in Nigeria. Then, due to inadequate capital and lack of finance, public enterprises in Nigeria are confronted with many problems by the employees,...

SECURITY THREAT OF URBANISATION IN NIGERIA; A CASE STUDY OF KADUNA STATE

 INTRODUCTIONLinden (2000) remarks that for decades ago, cities such as Lagos city and Cairo were relatively attractive places to live, with little traffic along their spacious cleaning swept boulevards. Mijah(2003) claimed Kaduna was a decade back, now Kaduna metropolitan have quadrupled and theirquality   of   life   greatly   degenerated.   The   implication   include   high   rate   of...

GLOBALISATION AND NATIONAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA - A CRITICAL SECURITY IN NIGERIA (2005-2015)

PRELIMINARY PAGESTitle pageTitle pageTable of contentTable of contentCHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTIONCHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION1.1 Introduction1.1 Introduction1.2 Statement of the research problem1.2 Statement of the research problem1.3 Objectives of the study1.3 Objectives of the study1.4 Significance of the study1.4 Significance of the study1.5 Research Assumption/Hypothesis1.5 Research Assumption/Hypothesis1.6 Scope and Limitations of study1.6 Scope and Limitations of study1.7 Defi...

INSURGENCY IN NORTH-EASTERN NIGERIA: IMPLICATIONS ON NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2007 – 2014

Background to the study  Globally, the issue of security, peace and development is at the centre stage of local,national  and international  discourse.   States,  especially   developing   ones   are   constantly   insearch for security, (Barry, 1983). Nigeria is post-colonial state in its form and Post – colonialstate is tied to the offshoot of imperialism. Over the years, different governments, individualsand&...

Diversity Our Strength: Different Tongues, One Nation

Since the attainment of independence in 1960, Nigeria has been grappling with how to ensure unity in diversity among its various ethnic groups. Successive governments have strategized different mechanisms aimed at promoting national integration including the establishment of the National Youth Service Corps, the building of Unity Schools, state and locality creation, implementation of a Federal Character principle, and the zoning of power positions, among several public policies. Despit...

Irregular Migration of Nigerians: Causes, Implications and Policy Responses

ABSTRACTThis study examines the irregular migration of Nigerians. The main objective of this study is mainly to examine the causes, implications and policy responses to irregular migration of Nigerians. This research used the qualitative method of research (sourcing data from other documented research on the subject of irregular migration. The research finds that irregular migration has become a global trend, and the reasons for the movement could be drawn from political, economic and social ...

ELECTORAL VIOLENCE AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

Nigeria has earned an appellation for herself as a show case of Africa’s democracy for several score of years. Ironically, every journey towards such democratic process/experience had been laden with electoral violence even since the colonial days. With the rebirth of African liberalism and the wave of democratic consolidation process that swept across the globe/world in the 1990’s, electoral violence returned in a more frightening dimension in most African states. It is, therefore, again...

CARD READER AND ELECTION CREDIBILITY IN 2019 GENERAL ELECTION

The real issue in the 2019 general elections in Nigeria was the use of the smart card reader. The smart card reader was a critical component in the elections. It was used for the first time used in 2015 in the electoral process of Nigeria and it remains one of the greatest technological innovations of the 2015 and 2019 general elections respectively. The smart card reader is a technological device setup to authenticate and verify on Election Day a Permanent Voter Card (PVC) issued by Independ...

IMPACT OF CIVIC EDUCATION ON ELECTION PARTICIPANTION IN SOKOTO STATE

The study was the impact of civic education on political participation: A case study of 2019 general election in Gada Local Government of Sokoto State. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence, before, during and after the election. Civic education, therefore, played a role for the sustenance of democratic governance. It is imperative that educators, masses, politicians, policy makers and members of civil society worked b...

THE CONDUCT OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS.

The study was to assess the problemss and prospects of free, fair and credible election in Nigeria conducted election for contestants into various elective posts in 2019. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence before, during and after the election. The violence that took place especially after the presidential election was unique in the history of the Nigerian politics. The paper aims to consider the challenges of elect...

THE IMPACT OF CIVIC EDUCATION ON POLITICAL PARTICIPATION: A CASE STUDY OF 2019 GENERAL ELECTION INGADA LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF SOKOTO STATE

The study was to assess the problemss and prospects of free, fair and credible election in Nigeria conducted election for contestants into various elective posts in 2019. The 2019 general elections characterize free, fair and credible even though there were some states with violence before, during and after the election. The violence that took place especially after the presidential election was unique in the history of the Nigerian politics. The paper aims to consider the challenges of elect...

TERRORISM AND ECONOMY AN ASSSESSMENT OF BOKO HARAM: A CASE STUDY OF NORTH-EAST NIGERIA

This paper examines the issue of Boko Haram insurgence and its implications on socio-economic status in the north-eastern part of Nigeria. We used survey questionnaire based on economic, social and political activities in the country, data were collected from indigenes and citizens that are from the north-eastern states or have lived in any of the states before and then they eventually relocated to plateau state as a result of insurgence and terrorism in the region with evidence from newspape...

The Impact of Nigeria China Trade Relations on Economic Development in Nigeria from 2013 - 2018

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on the Nigeria-china trade and economic relations from 2001-2013. This study examined the Nigeria-china trade and economic relations, trade, international trade, Nigeria-china bilateral relation and volume of trade and also Nigeria-china relations on economy and also the impact of Nigeria-china agreement and volume of trade. Also, the study makes use of dependency theory. The study was guided by two research questions; has the Nigeria-china bilateral trade agreement...

POWER SHARING AND POLITICAL INSTABILITY IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACTThe research examined the nexus between the power sharing arrangement and its operational modalities as stipulated in the 1999 Nigerian Constitution and political instability in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. It evaluated the relationship between the intergovernmental relations and democratic consolidation in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic. The methodology of the study depended on secondary sourcesof data and the adoption of both descriptive and exploratory methodsto assess the superior-su...

Globalisation and Transnational Organised Crime in Africa

This paper on “Globalization and Transnational Organized Crime in Africa ” aimed at analyzing the negative impacts of globalization on African continent. The paper made use of secondary sources (books, journal articles, internet materials,monographs etc) of data collection and relied on theory of classical economic liberalism as its framework of analysis. Again, findings revealed that inspite of the benefits of globalization, especially in the area of tourism, communication and technologi...

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