Works Under Political Science

State, Society and Liberal Democracy in Nigeria

ABSTRACT   The new democratic dispensation in Nigeria was launched again in 1999 leading to the emergence of the fourth republic. This came after a long time of despotic military rule in the country. Democracy was highly embraced by all with expected hope that it will deliver good dividends and socioeconomic development. But not far into the fourth republic, the body polity became overheated by lots of challenges namely: corruption, electoral abnormalities, the politics of godf...

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GENDER DIMENSION TO POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF OGUN STATE

ABSTRACTThis study is on gender dimension to political participation in Nigeria, a case study of Ogun state. The study is aim at identifying the political participation of women in Ogun state, factors hindering the development of women participation in politics, problem of women participation in politics in Ogun state and the possible strategies that can be used to enhance women’s participation in electoral politics in Ogun state.Over the years, men comprise larger percentage of party membe...

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POLITICS AND GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT Nigerians, having been subjected to different forms of exploitation and misrule, from the mercantilist era to the present era of neoliberalism, appear justified in assessing every form of government including democracy, merely from the point of economic emancipation. Since independence in 1960, Nigeria has undergone repeated cycles of democratic and authoritarian rule, with the military governing for a total of 29 years in the post-colonial era. There was much expressio...

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Tersoo Nande Premium 36 PAGES (9873 WORDS) Political Science Essay/Paper 4 Views
NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT (NEPAD) AS A STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

ABSTRACTThe picture of Africa particularly Nigeria, has been characterized by daunting challenges of economic underdevelopment, political instability, unemployment, poverty and diseases in the 21st century. The scenario called for the introduction of an Indigenous African Approach to problems peculiar to Africa, resulting into the formation of NEPAD with its country office in Nigeria. The study therefore sets out to examine the impact as well as the challenges of NEPAD in promoting sustainabl...

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Ilyas Olabooye Premium 81 PAGES (26704 WORDS) Political Science Project 1 View
Political Voilence and its Implications on National Development in Nigeria

Abstract Political violence and its implications on National development in Nigeria cannot be over emphasize. This is because  development itself  is a dependent variable that can only be seen manifest where political violence is at it barest minimal.Theoritical frameworkfor the study of this research includes; Relative deprivation/ frustration aggression theory, systemic  theoryand group conflict theory. A secondary source of data was adopted for this research 

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The Policy Of Privatization And Commercialization Of Public Enterprises In Nigeria: An Appraisal Of Telecommunication

Abstract It 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 empl...

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ECONOMIC DEPENDENCY AND THIRD WORLD UNDER DEVELOPMENT (NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE)

ABSTRACTThis study examines the relationship between the third world countries and the western capitalist countries. It shows dependency as a phenomenon or problem of relationship that gave rise to the economic growth and development of the western world in expense of the third world societies which are economically underdeveloped, and lack  the capacity  and ability to control the economic system or productive processes of the societies. In our attempt to analyze and address this p...

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ELECTORAL PROCESSES AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE IN THE APRIL 2011 ELECTION

PREFACEElection in any country is not conducted in any-how-way. There are procedures in which elections are conducted. Elections must be carried out in any country that long for peace, unity and stability. But it is unfortunate that elections has turn out to be something else, instead of a positive result, it brings out negative result which a times claims lives and properties. All these are caused by our so-called leaders, a times when they loose elections, instead of taking things the way t...

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DOCTRINE OF SEPERATION OF POWERS IN A DEMOCRATIC DISPENSATION

ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the doctrine of separation of powers in a democratic dispensation. The paper argues that if rights, liberties and freedom of citizens are to be maintained and guaranteed in any society under democratic rule, then the three organs of government must be separated and entrusted to different people to administer. In a democratic dispensation, there is more separation of powers in the presidential system of government than the cabinet or parliamentary systems. This is ...

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EMPLOYMENT PROCEDURE AND ITS EFFECT ON PRODUCTIVITY IN GOVERNMENT PARASTATALS A CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL BOARD FOR TECHNICAL EDUCATION, KADUNA

ABSTRACTThe quality, efficiency and successes as well as effective productivity in any government parastatal is being determined by the quality of the workforce. In relations to this, a qualitative and effective productivity are being determined by the procedures in recruitment and selections of such workforce. If this be true, which it undoubtedly is, then this research is an analysis of employment procedure and its effects on productivity using the NBTE as a case study. As a federal governm...

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GENDER INEQUALITY AND WOMEN PARTICIPATION IN POLITICS (2011 GENERAL ELECTION IN NIGERIA) (CASE STUDY OF KADUNA STATE)

ABSTRACTThe study is to assess the gender inequality and women participation in politics: 2011 General election in Nigeria, a case study of Kaduna state. The scope of the study was restricted to the 2011 general elections in Kaduna state. A total of 110 questionnaires were used, only 100 were recovered successfully. The questionnaire was analysed using statistical and frequency tables, bar chart and pie chart. The objective of the research also (a) assesses the nature of women participation i...

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONFLICT BETWEEN FARMERS AND HERDSMEN AND ITS EFFECT ON SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN PLATEAU STATE

TABLE OF CONTENTSABSTRACTThe violent conflicts between sedentary farmers and pastoral herdsmen have become a recurring decimal in Nigeria’s drive to nationhood. It has assumed a grievous dimension in recent time thereby threatening peaceful coexistence. The research examines the environmental underpinnings of the conflict between farmers and herdsmen and its effect on socio-economic development in Plateau State. The research shows that environmental scarcity plays a prominent role in the co...

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Arms Proliferation and Insecurity in Plateau State

This researchwork examines arms proliferation and insecurity in Plateau State. Particularemphasis was on sources, methods of SALWs flows, factors responsible for SALWs,implications of SALWs on security in Plateau State and the measures adopted bythe Nigerian as well as the Plateau Governments to control SALWs proliferationinto Nigeria and indeed the State. Basically, the study revealed that in thelast one decades, the state has been particularly plagued by violent conflicts.There have...

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Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and Poverty Alleviation In Nigeria

This research work examines the impact of the MDGs on Poverty Alleviation in Nigeria followingsome progress on the achievement of the MDGs, given the modest recovery of theNigerian economy since the 1990s and the various efforts of all stakeholders.Although, poverty was till pervasive, and child mortality and maternal healthstill precarious, yet literacy level were rising, gender equality andempowerment of women are improving. HIV/AIDs pandemic, malaria and othercommunicable disease reducing....

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Obidi Anagba Premium 118 PAGES (23548 WORDS) Political Science Project 159 Views
The Economic and Political Impact of Corruption on Governance and Democracy: A case study of the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's led Administration 2006/2016

 occurs when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain.


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