GOD FATHERISM AND POLITICAL CONFLICTS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT God fatherism has become an attribute in modern day Nigerian politics which could either foster democratic stability or retard democratic progress. This study hopes to bring to a clearer understanding, the nature and prevailing characteristics of godfather/godson relationship, the… Read More

THE IMPACT OF MOBILE TELEPHONE ON POLITICAL MOBILIZATION IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT The introduction of the Global System of Mobile telecommunication (GSM) by Nigeria in 2001 created a new vistas of communication on an unprecedented level. About twelve years now from the entry of this new channel of mass communication into… Read More

THE ROLE OF POLITICAL PARTIES IN ISSUES OF FREE AND FAIR ELECTION IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF PDP AND APC

ABSTRACT This study unfolds the contributions of political parties in issues and challenges of free and fair elections in Nigeria with specific focus on Kogi State 2011 gubernatorial election. The study through the understanding of the typologies of political culture… Read More

WOMEN AND NATION BUILDING IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE

ABSTRACT The study is geared towards identifying and analyzing the contributions of women to socio-economic and political development in Nigeria with particular emphasis in Imo State. It was carried out using both primary and secondary sources of data. The secondary… Read More

EFFECT OF ZONAL POLITICS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA

Abstract Power they say corrupt and absolute power corrupt absolutely. The quest for political power has killed the federal character principle in which Nigeria’s democracy was built upon. Democracy is a game of number, where the most populated region tends… Read More

CLIMATE CHANGE AND POLITICAL CONFLICT IN AFRICA: FOCUS ON MIGRATION AND REFUGEES IN THE CONTINENT

ABSTRACT This study explores the nexus between climate change and political conflicts in Africa with focus on migration and refugees in the continent. The analysis of this study is anchored on system theory. Climate change, whether human induced or natural,… Read More

AN EVALUATION OF INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC AND ITS ROLE IN GENERAL ELECTION)

ABTRACT This study evaluate the role of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in general elections in Nigeria. In a developing democracy like Nigeria, the power of the electoral management body to determine the outcome of elections cannot be overemphasized. The… Read More