Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

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....

The role of Political Parties in the Consolidation of Democracy in Nigeria (1999-2015)

ABSTRACTThe problems of political parties in the consolidation of democracy in Nigeria has been of serious concern. In the course of carrying out the research some fundamental objectives were examined, such as: The role effectiveness of political parties in Nigeria, impacts of political parties in consolidating Nigeria democratic system and ways political parties can consolidate the democratic system. From the following, the study used primary and secondary sources of data collection and simp...

Boko Haram Insurgency, Forced Migration and National Security in Nigeria

This research examined the activities of the Boko Haram sect and how it has impeded the national security, economic, political and social matrix of the Nigerian polity. The research argued that the insurgence of the sect would continually be a national security challenge in-spite of the marginal lip-service of the government to curb the heinous activity. The research relied more on secondary data-journals, magazines newspapers internet and the theoretical framework is frustration aggression a...

The Concept of Political Gladiator within the Nigerian political system

ABSTRACTGodfatherism is an age-old problem in the Nigerian political system, but while some see it as a problem, others believe it is a necessity or at the very least a necessary evil. The argument of those in support is based on the notion that it can serve as a very viable means to an end, where an individual who possesses the right mix of leadership skill and development ideas but lacks the financial or political grit has a chance through one Godfather or the other to get into public ...

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...

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY AND GLOBAL TERRORISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY

This work examines the international community and the security arrangement that put in place in order to curb the threat posed by terrorism in the globe. It explains why people use terrorism for whatever purpose and why terrorism has thrived in some part of the world, while it has seen little or no success in some. It goes further to explain that for the world to be secured and for the war against terrorism to be won, nations have to join hands in the fight against terrorism/ This work prese...

Politics of Revenue Allocation: (A Case Study of Niger-Delta Experience)

ABSTRACTThe Niger Delta region of Nigeria has in recent years been a hotbed of conflict. The region has been embroiled in turmoil over the struggle for equitable resource allocation. Federal systems by their nature are complex administrative designs because they involve multiple levels of government. The Nigerian federal system is thus beset by a lot of complex challenges. One of such challenges is the seemingly implacable and intractable Niger Delta crisis arising from lopsidedness in revenu...


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