Research Papers/Topics in Political Science And History

NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC

CHAPTER 1NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC 1.1 INTRODUCTIONThe year 1999 is very significant in the history of politics in Nigeria. It marks the beginning of a new political generation in Nigeria which is the birth of democracy. The birth of democratic system of government in Nigeria was greeted with high hopes and expectations in the belief that a new dawn has eventually been ushered. Such expectations were informed by the fact that democracy is reputed as the best form of govern...

The 2015 Historic Presidential Election in Nigeria: A Contribution to African Revolutionary Framework

ContentsDedication--- --- --- --- --- --- --- iiiForeword--- --- --- --- --- --- --- viiAcknowledgements--- --- --- --- --- --- ixPreface--- --- --- --- --- --- --- xiiiIntroduction--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 1Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives--- --- --- 4Background to Party Politics in Nigeria--- --- --- 23The 2015 Revolutionary Presidential Election XE "Presidential Election"  in Nigeria--- --- --- --- --- --- --- 32Towards Consolidating Nigerias 2015 Democratic Revolution XE "Rev...

ELECTORAL PROCESS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA. A CASE STUDY OF THE 2007 GENERAL ELECTION UNDER OLUSEGUN OBASANJO’S ADMINISTRATION

The linkage between the elections and democracy is clear, far, no other method for selecting the leadership of a democratically ruled   society has been proved or crown to be superior but it remain a fact that there is no political system that is conflict free. Even the advanced democracies political participation, citizenship rights, the role of global governance and the media. Western democracy and the American also have fundamental flaws. (Onu and Momoh, 2003: 11) In Nigeria, ...

Nigeria youths are a disappointment

My generation in Nigeria is a failure having been seen playing a key role in the under development of the Nation

The Benue state problems

The reasons behind the stunted growth and development of Benue state

Dilemma of African Unity

 The paper examines the dilemma of African unity against the background of the multiplicity of political interests and agenda. It examines this in the contest of the African Union and it sub-regional groupings and in relation to external political interests such as donors, multi-laterals and bilaterals. It argues that the on-going unity efforts have been simplified and enmeshed in a return to a tradition that from the onset had not understood the complexities of the continent and its h...

Impact of Nigeria's Constitution between 1951 and 1963 on the growth of the nation.

What is a constitution and what is it impact on the prosperity of a country like Nigeria? This research work reveals the impact of Nigeria's Constitution between 1951 and 1963 on the growth of the nation.

THE EFFECT OF CARD READERS ON ELECTION CREDIBILITY IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF 2015 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS)

AbstractThe study examined the effect of card reader on election credibility in Nigeria. Card reader was the most highly contentious and the real issue in the 2015 general elections in Nigeria. This project work has groups into five chapters. Chapter one deals with the background to the study; statement of the problem; (which the researcher discussed brief about the 2015 presidential election as the closest electoral contest since the country’s post – 999 transition to multi-party democra...

PARTY POLITICS AND DEMOCRACY: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE REPUBLICAN PARTY (U.S.A) AND THE PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY (P.D.P.) NIGERIA

Comparative studies are most times deemed to be a “seamless whole” and can either be qualitative or quantitative, comparative research as it is also called can take many forms. Two key factors are time and space, which involves historical comparism. This research project is a comparative study of two dynamic political structures in two different parts of the world, with quite a huge difference in time and space. Its looks farfetched as there has been no substantial paper on this research ...

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT AND REGIONAL SECURITY A STUDY OF ECONOMIC COMMUNITY OF WEST AFRICAN STATES

At the end of the Cold War, Africa was ravaged by conflicts in various regions and that required the intervention of ECOWAS to preserve her regional security. Several instruments were therefore established for the management of conflicts through the ECOWAS Revised Treaty (1993) and other protocols. However, there are problems with the implementation of the conflict management mechanism with negative impact on regional security. Accordingly, the rationale for this study is the desire to ...

POL 126: Citizen and the State

CONTENTS PAGE Introduction …………………………………………… 1   Course Aims…...………………………………………. 1   Course Objectives ……………………………………...  1   Working Through This Course ………………………… 2   Course Materials ……………………………………….. 2   Study Unit ……………………………………………… 2 Textbooks an...

NIGERIAS ROLE IN LIBERIA AND SIERRA-LEONE CRISIS

1.1              BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Liberian conflict was the first to reveal the scale of governance deficits in African states. West Africa was home to many authoritarian regimes, which were shored up by superpower allies during the Cold War and which could no longer count on that support in a new dispensation (Kuna, 2013). Thus, it was possible to reveal the structural instability in many of these stat...

NIGERIA PEACE KEEPING CONTRIBUTION

1.1              BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY The Liberian conflict was the first to reveal the scale of governance deficits in African states. West Africa was home to many authoritarian regimes, which were shored up by superpower allies during the Cold War and which could no longer count on that support in a new dispensation (Kuna, 2013). Thus, it was possible to reveal the structural instability in many of these stat...

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