Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

THE CARD READER MACHINE AND THE 2015 GENERAL ELECTIONS: A CASE STUDY OF EDO STATE (NIGERIA)

ABSTRACT The issue in the 2015 general elections in Nigeria was the use of the Card Reader Machine. The Card Reader was a critical component in the elections. It was used for the first time in the electoral process of Nigeria and it remains one of the greatest technological innovations of the 2015 general elections. The Card Reader is a technological device setup to authenticate and verify on Election Day a Permanent Voter Card (PVC) issued by Independent National Electoral Commission (I...

DEMOCRACY AND THE POLITICS OF MERGER AMONG POLITICAL PARTIES IN NIGERIA, 1999 TILL DATE

TABLE OF CONTENTChapter 11.1       Introduction 1.2       Statement of the Problem1.3       Objective of the Study1.4       Research Questions1.5       Significance of Study1.6       Scope and Limitation of Study1.7       Research Methodology1.7.1    Research Design1.7.2    Area of Study1.7.3    Study Population1.7.4    Sample Size and Sampling Technique1.7.5    Sources of Data1.7.6    Instrument of Research1.7.7    Tool of Analys...

ASSESSMENT OF THE WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA: ISSUES, SOLUTIONS AND BENEFITS.

ABSTRACTThe study carefully analyses Assessment of the whistle blower policy of the federal government of Nigeria: issues, solutions and benefits. Nigerians has long being confronted with the issue of corruption which has eluded the nation of great resources that would have been used for developing infrastructure and the improvement of the living standard of the people.  The major objectives of the paper are: To determine the whistle blowing policy and it significance, To determine the i...

NATURE OF KIDNAPPING AND ARMED BANDITRY IN NIGER DELTA REGION: IMPLICATION FOR NATIONAL SECURITY

ABSTRACTThe study is on the nature of kidnapping and armed banditry in the Niger Delta region: implication for national security. The study focused mainly on the period 2009-2018 being the period there was prevalence of kidnapping and armed banditry in the Niger Delta region and these threatens the national security. It analysed and adopted the Queer Ladder Theory as a framework for the study.The data for this study were obtained from both primary and secondary sources. The primary data were ...

Nigerian foreign policy review under military regime case study of Babangida's regime

 Nigeria’s foreign policy under General Ibrahim Babangida was one in which Nigeria played active role in the crises in West African sub-region especially Liberia and Sierra-Leone.  Nigeria’s involvement in the internal affairs of other countries got rekindled in 1988.  First was to settle the border conflict between Burkina Faso and Mali.  In this instance, Nigeria brokered a peace agreement acceptable to both sides but which was frustrated by France using Code d’ivo...

A STUDY OF NIGERIA FOREIGN POLICY UNDER PEOPLE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ADMINISTRATION, 1999-2007

           ABSTRACTFollowing  return  to  the  democratic  rule  in  the  nation  back  into  the international system with intensity of his foreign trips and commitments, the country was  reconnected to the outside world through shuttle diplomacy which paved way for FDI flow into the country. In other to tackle the perennial problems in the country after years of international isolation, apart f...

Election and Democracy in Benue state, a Study of Logo Local Government Area

ABSTRACTThis study examines Election and Democracy in Benue State with reference to Logo Local Government Area. This study utilized both primary and secondary sources of data and also adopted Elite theory as its framework of analysis. The findings from this work revealed that,   Political parties in Nigeria continue to undermine democratic system through unwholesome/sharp practices like electoral fraud, malpractices, electoral violence/crises among others. Again, lack of electoral disciplin...

Electoral Malpratice and Democratic Consolidation: A Study of Benue State

The study examines Electoral Malpractice and Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria with reference to Benue state. This study utilized both primary and secondary sources of data and also adopted prebendal theory as its framework of analysis. The findings from this work revealed that, the most common forms of electoral malpractice in Benue state includes ;announcement of electoral result where election are not held, under age voting, snatching of ballot boxes, and harassment of voters. it can als...

ECONOMIC DIPLOMACY AND NIGERIA’S NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: 1999-2007

This project is about the Foreign policy tool-Economic Diplomacy adopted in Nigeria between 1999-2007. The project made considerable research on Nigeria's debt and Foreign Direct Investment and its impact on Nigeria's National development.It covers literature review on Foreign Policy, Economic diplomacy, Debt relief, Foreign Direct Investment and National development.This project also present data on history of Nigeria debt profile, debt ,management and relief, poverty and unemployment rate b...

Cattle Ranching A Panacea to Herdsmen Crisis in Contemporary Nigeria.

Herdsmen crisis is a menace faced by Nigeria before now. This project work attempt to show how the crisis came to existence and ways this menace can be curb from the country. The researcher both used primary and secondary data when making his findings. One on one personal interview were mostly used to gather the primary data while the newspaper and thesis were used to gather secondary data. The researcher used chisquare test to test these data gathered. In conclusion of this project work the ...

IMPACT OF TERRORISM ON GLOBAL MIGRATION

This is a project work that researched into terrorism, its various facets of manifestations and impacts on local country, Nigeria and other countries of the world, Africa especially. It looked into terrorist and their intentions, various control measures of terrorism, acts of terrorism and the migration issues attached with terrorism. This project when done, provides recommendations on control measure to terrorism and migrations issues such as maintenance of refugee and the Xenophobic attack ...

WOMENS POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF KOGI CENTRAL SENATORIAL DISTRICT)

Abstract This study investigates the factors that limit women’s participation in Nigeria’s politics using as a case study, the period between 2011 and 2016, with emphasis on Kogi central senatorial district. Among these factors are socioeconomic development, the country’s cultural heritage, historical legacies and institutional designs. The study engages both primary and secondary sources, including field survey and questionnaire. A total of 100 women were selected from the senator...

Osu Caste System and it's implications on political development in IMO state

         The Igbo are egalitarian by nature. They are known to be a people who believe in the mutual complement of everybody’s efforts and mutual unity among all parts that form the whole. However, the dehumanizing Osu caste system has divided the Igbo and alienated some segment of the Igbo society. The main aim of this study is to find out the effects of the Osu caste system on socio-political development in Imo state. This study uses primary and secondary sources of data collection u...

Terrorism and Nigerian Economy; An Assessment of the Boko Haram Insurgency

AbstractThis study investigate terrorism and Nigerian economy, an assessment of the Boko Haram Insurgency. The study adopted secondary method of data sourcing. The frame work of content analysis was used in analyzing the data collected from newspaper, leaflet, relevant text books, pamphlet, published and unpublished works etc. Findings from the study,  reveals that given the complex nature of terrorism, it has caused economic and psychological problems for countries all over the world. 

Impact of Godfatherism on Nigeria politics from 1999-2015 (A CASE STUDY OF OYO STATE)

ABSTRACT    Godfatherism as a phenomenon is one of the dominant features of contemporary politics. It is an ideology which deprives the people of their fundamental human rights of not benefiting from the dividends of democracy. The transition from military rule to democracy in the fourth republic in Nigeria rekindled the hope of Nigerians after over three decades of militarization of Nigerian state characterized with high rate of impunity, corruption, oppression and insecurity....

Need a Professional researcher to work on your project? Click Here to Submit a Writing Request

1 - 15 Of 76 Results