Research Papers/Topics in Political Science

INTEGRATION OF GENDER IN PEACE: AN ANALYSIS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN GENDER EQUALITY, PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT

ABSTRACTNigeria in its quest to end many of its conflict situations and bring about some form of peace has often neglected to put to effective use more than half of its population, the women, there by wasting valuable resources. Signatory to a lot of international agreements in support of promoting gender equality in all areas including peace and formal peace processes, Nigeria has not been able to fully translate promises to practice due to already existing gender inequalities deep in its in...

Emergence of Ethnic Militia Movements in the Niger Delta Region: From Voice to Armed Struggle in The New Democratic Nigeria (1999-Till Present)

With enormous human and natural resources potentials, Nigeria occupies a strategic position in the development of the African continent. The Niger Delta ravaging conflicts remains one of the biggest challenges of the democratic era since 1999, which is the main concern of this book. Through qualitative analysis and evaluation of the theory of grievance and collective action and that of social deprivation model, the book examines why the continued proliferation of militant groups in the ...

International Organizations and Conflict Management in Nigeria A Case Study of Area 1 IDPs Camp in Abuja (2011-2015).

Conflicts in Nigeria have resulted in countless loss of lives and property, severed relationships, reprisal attacks and rising tensions within the polity. This is evident in the brewing hostilities between the indigenes and settlers in Plateau state, the destruction of pipelines in the Niger Delta and the near-extinction of some communities in Borno state. While conflicts have both positive and negative effects, Nigeria has largely been saddled by the negative effects which results...

State, Society and Liberal Democracy in Nigeria

ABSTRACT   The new democratic dispensation in Nigeria was launched again in 1999 leading to the emergence of the fourth republic. This came after a long time of despotic military rule in the country. Democracy was highly embraced by all with expected hope that it will deliver good dividends and socioeconomic development. But not far into the fourth republic, the body polity became overheated by lots of challenges namely: corruption, electoral abnormalities, the politics of godf...

The Relevance Of Strategic Planning On Organizational Growth In The Public Sector: The Case Study Of Ghana Shippers’ Authority

ABSTRACTThe study sought to examine the relevance of strategic planning on organizational growth in the public sector. Business organizations operate in constantly changing and competitive environment. To survive, organizations must respond and adjust to the social, economic, and political environmental changes that occur. Unfortunately, in most organizations especially in the public sector, strategic plans are not carried out and implemented properly due to lack of appreciation and knowledge...