Research Papers/Topics in Political Science and History

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND GRASSROOTS DEVELOPMENT IN BWARI AREA COUNCIL ISSUES AND OPTIONS

ABSTRACT This study examines the Local Government Administration and Grassroots Development in Bwari Area Council: Issues and Options. The objectives of the study was to; examine local government administration as an instrument of grassroots development, to examine the factors limiting local government administration in achieving the goals of grassroots development and to examine the measures to promote grassroots development through the local government. The study made use of the statistica...

The Policy of Grazing Reserve Bill as a solution to Farmers and Herders Conflic

This project looks into the recurring crises between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria, which has stagnated the development of the areas affected. The paper tries to look into the source, the effects, and also proffer solutions to the crises. It also assesses the impacts of agencies that were set to solve the problem.

NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC

CHAPTER 1 NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC 1.1 INTRODUCTION The 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 gove...

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, after a lon...

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

Abstract The 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 democr...

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 contri...

Political violence and its implications on National development in Nigeria 20011 - 2015

Abstract :  Political violence has become a problem of great national and international concern and because of its socio economic and political consequences.its implications on National  development cannot be overemphasize. Secondary source of data collection was adopted in the course of this research. It theoritical  framework  includes, relative deprivation and frustration aggression theory,systemic theory and group conflict theory. 

Human Right Abuse And Democratic Sustainability In Nigeria (1999-2014)

ABSTRACT Human Rights are ontological, inherent and intrinsic to all human beings in as much as they are human, irrespective of nationality, sex, ethnicity, origin, colour or any other status. These rights can be protected in a functional democratic setting that anchors its foundation in the rule of law. In democracy, the rule of law protects the rights of individuals, preserves order, and limits powers of government. In Nigeria’s democracy, the reverse seems to be the case. Human rights ar...

The Political Economy Of Nigeria – China Relations 1999 – 2010

Abstract  The relation between Nigeria and china has grown so much in recent years. This relation is governed by agreements which cut across political, trade, investment, aid, technical and military. The implementation of these agreements is uneven as China is strategically on the advantage side and Nigeria perpetually on the disadvantaged position. Therefore, the study examines the key features and patterns of the economic relations between Nigeria and China in order to establish an underst...

ELECTORAL VIOLENCE AND DEMOCRACY IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF 2011 AND 2015 GENERAL ELECTION IN NIGERIA

TABLE OF CONTENT Title Page Certification Dedication Acknowledgement  Abstract CHAPTER ONE: 1.0Statement of the Study 1.1Scope and Limitation of the Study 1.2Methodology 1.3Literature Review CHAPTER TWO 2.0Introduction 2.1Conceptualizing Electoral Violence 2.2Remote Causes of Electoral Violence 2.3Immediate Causes of Electoral Violence CHAPTER THREE 3.0Electoral Violence in Historical Context 3.1Transition Elections 3.2Consolidation Elections CHAPTER FOUR 4.0Analyzing Electoral Violence of ...

THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC OPINION ON PUBLIC POLICY IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF 2010-2012

ABSTRACT This research work that analysis on the impact of public opinion on public policy in Nigeria from 2010-2012 while narrowing it down to the economic policy of deregulation or fuel subsidy removal of 2012. Broadly divided into five chapters, the work breakdown how governmental decisions are being influenced by the opinions of the people in the democracy of Nigeria. History had it that before the discovery of oil, agriculture gave Nigeria about 70% of her income until now oil has earned...

ECONOMIC DEPENDENCY AND THIRD WORLD UNDER DEVELOPMENT. NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE

ABSTRACT This  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...