Research Papers/Topics in Political Science And History

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 ...

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)

ABSTRACTHuman 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 are...

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 establis...

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

TABLE OF CONTENTTitle PageCertificationDedicationAcknowledgement AbstractCHAPTER ONE:1.0 Statement of the Study1.1 Scope and Limitation of the Study1.2 Methodology1.3 Literature ReviewCHAPTER TWO2.0 Introduction2.1 Conceptualizing Electoral Violence2.2 Remote Causes of Electoral Violence2.3 Immediate Causes of Electoral ViolenceCHAPTER THREE3.0 Electoral Violence in Historical Context3.1 Transition Elections3.2 Consolidation ElectionsCHAPTER FOUR4.0 Analyzing Electoral Vio...

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

ABSTRACTThis 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

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 capacityand ability to control the economic system or productive processes of the societies. In our attempt to analyze and...