Social & Management Sciences

Research Papers/Topics in Social & Management Sciences

Democracy and the Politics of Resource Control in Bayelsa State

ABSTRACT  The Niger Delta question represents one of the most intractable sources of political destabilization, constitutes a profound threat to national security, and economic development of the Nigerian state. Therefore, the study of the intricate dynamics among multinational oil corporations, the Nigerian state, and insurgent militias illuminates the root causes, society schisms and the political economy of resource induced conflict in Africa’s major oil producing nation state. This cas...

Female Trafficking as Organized Crime in Nigeria A Study of Public Perception in Onitsha, Anambra State

ABSTRACT The study was aimed at finding the public perception of Onitsha inhabitants on female trafficking and organized crime in Nigeria. The major objective of the study was to look at female trafficking and organized crime in Onitsha, and suggest ways of reducing or eliminating the crime. The specific objectives included: to ascertain why Nigerians engage in female trafficking; to find out the organized criminal networks that facilitate female trafficking in Nigeria; to find out the links...

Religious Commitment, Emotion Regulation and Social Support as Predictors of Preoperative Anxiety among Surgical Inpatients.

ABSTRACT This study investigated the relationship between religious commitment, emotion regulation, social support and pre-operative anxiety among surgical inpatients. Two hundred and ten inpatients drawn from surgical wards of UNTH participated in this study. They comprised 93 males and 117 females who were aged 18-80 years. The state Anxiety scale of the State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (Spielberger et al, 1970) was used to assess anxiety, while the Religious Commitment Inventory (Worthington...

Private Enterprises and Rural Development in Anambra State

ABSTRACT  This work centered on private enterprises and rural development in Anambra state. The objectives include: to ascertain the extent to which private enterprises have contributed to rural development in Anambra state; to find out the challenges facing private enterprises in rural development in Anambra state; to examine the measures to enhance participation of private enterprises in rural development in Anambra state.It is a survey type of research since it investigated what happened ...

Police-Public Relation A Case Study of Anambra State Police Command

ABSTRACT  It seems to be a reality of modern urban life that, from time to time, tensions can develop between law enforcement and community members or groups. Given this reality, it is worth doing some thinking about the best ways to prevent these tensions from developing in the first place, and of resolving them when they do. As for mutual understanding, the public is well aware that the average policeman's day can be stressful, but again, that is not excuse for being rude, obnoxious, and d...

Mediation as an Alternative Method of Conflict Resolution in Nigeria (A Study of Citizens Rights and Mediation Centre, Enugu)

ABSTRACT  The study was undertaken to explore mediation as an alternative method of conflict resolution in Nigeria with particular reference to ‘’Citizens’ Rights and Mediation Centre, Enugu. Findings were made from responses of 111 respondents from the study area. Cross-sectional survey design was adopted for this work, and were used to elicit data for this study. The study also made use of questionnaire as a means of collecting quantitative primary data. Statistical methods such as t...

Public Officials and Waste Management in Mogadishu Somalia

ABSTRACT  The study focused on the public officials and waste management in Mogadishu Somalia. The study objectively thought to; examine the role of public officials in controlling of waste in Mogadishu Somalia, to identify the factors hindering responsible officials from attaining sustainable waste management systems and to suggest strategies to improve sustainable waste management in ways that are environmentally responsible, socially accountable and economically. The study used correlatio...

An Assessment of Somali University Contribution towards Higher Education Quality Assurance in Mogadishu, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The objective of the study was to assess the Somali university contribution towards higher education quality assurance in Mogadishu Somalia —. The objectives of the study were guided by both general and specific objectives. The general objective of the study is to assess Somali University Contribution towards higher education quality assurance in Somalia, where by the specific objectives are to evaluate Somali University quality assurance program in Mogadishu-Somalia, to analyze ...

NGOs in Poverty Reduction among Internal Displaced Peoples (Idps) in Bossaso City Puntland, Somalia

ABSTRACT  The purpose of this study was to investigate the None-Government Organisations (NGOs) intervention in poverty reduction or alleviation on Internal Displaced People (IDPs) living in Bossaso IDPs settlements. In gathering the information, the research study employed both primary and secondary sources. The primary source was mainly the distributed questionnaires, and the secondary sources were the library work and internet explorer. The study was used a case study as research design. ...

Child Labour Practices and Emotional Aspects on Children in Jinja District

ABSTRACT  Child labor is often referred to as work that is done by children which restricts or damages their physical, emotional, intellectual, social or spiritual growth. The study was guided by the theory of emotional which is also known as the psych-evolutionary and it is one of the most influential classification approaches for general emotional responses. In addition, three objectives guided the study, which were: to examine the factors influencing child labor in Jinja district, to anal...

Cultural Factors and Primary School Dropout among Girls in Terekeka State, South Sudan

ABSTRACT  This research examined the influence of culture on the education of girl-child in primary schools with Specific on school dropout in the community of Terekeka in South Sudan. The objectives of the study were; to examine the cultural that influence girl-child primary school enrolment and drop-out in Terekeka State, to investigate the impacts of cultural practices on school dropout among girls in Terekeka State of South Sudan and to analyze measures taken by the government of South S...

Contract Management and Service Delivery in Selected Local Governments, Western Uganda.

ABSTRACT This study assessed the level of contract management, and how it affects road works delivery cost, time, and quality. The researcher carried out this study while being guided by five research objectives: (1) to determine the profile of the respondents in terms of: Age, Gender, Highest educational qualification, (2) Position in department, relationship to program and length of involvement, to determine the extent of contract management in selected local governments in western Uganda,...

Infrastructure Investment and Economic Growth in Uganda (1985-2016)

ABSTRACT  The purpose of the study was to establish the effect of infrastructure investment on economic growth of Uganda. The objectives were to examine the effect of health infrastructure investment on economic growth. To examine the effect of road infrastructure investment on economic growth and to establish the effect of educational infrastructure investment on economic growth. The study was conducted based on time series data for the period of 1985-2016, the data was attained was analyze...

An Investigation of Poverty Eradication and Women Participation in Community Development of Akalo Sub-County, Apac District Northern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION APPROVAL DEDICATION iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv ACRONYMS viii CHAPTER ONE 1 INTRODUCTION 1 1.0 Introduction 1 1.1 Background of the study 1 1.2 Statement of the Problem 3 1.3 Objectives of the study 4 1.4 Research Questions 4 1.5 Scope of the study 4 1.6 Significance of the study 5 1.7 Theoretical framework 5 1.8 Operational definition of key terms 6 CHAPTER T~~O 8 LITERATURE REVIEW 8 2.0 Introduction 8 2.1 Conceptual framework 8 2.2 Conceptualization of key terms ....

Opportunities and Challenges of Electronic Banking on Organizational Performance of Indigenous Banks in Rwanda

ABSTRACT  The study was carried out on “opportunities and challenges of electronic banking on organizational performance of indigenous banks in Rwanda”. This identified the opportunities these banks have identified in Rwanda and various challenges they face in their endeavors to provide efficient and effective services and products through electronic banking. The Data was collected using structured questionnaires and interview schedules. The population size was 150 and the sample size wa...


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