Partnership for African Development and Socio – Economic Development In Africa

NEW PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT (NEPAD) AND SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT

Development, conceptualized as qualitative improvement in the living standard of the people is measured in the availability of basic necessities like food, water, shelter, other local amenities as well as sophisticated and vibrant institutions and structures of the state.

These indices of development and more are not yet available in sufficiency in Africa upon independence. The emergent African States sought to no avail for development, reason the likes of president Arap Mri tend to believe that “Africa is doomed to perpetual poverty and backwardness”.   [Read more…]

Godfatherism and Political Conflict in Nigeria

 Godfatherism and Political Conflict in Nigeria

In order to exhaustively treat this study, it is imperative that relevant literature in the area of this work be consulted. The areas involved are mainly; Godfatherism and political conflict.

2.2   GODFATHERISM

According to Oshuntokun (2002);

The political relationship under successive government in Nigeria is a reflection of the new international economic order, which facilitates the pursuit of regime change by avaricious godfathers whose major pre-occupations, is to perpetuate their hegemonic political influence for personal interest and aggrandizement. [Read more…]

Combating Corruption in Nigeria

Combating Corruption in Nigeria

THE MEANING AND NATURE OF CORRUPTION
The word ‘corruption’ does not lend itself to a precise definition as Margaret Peil (1976:49) has noted “defining corruption precisely is at least as difficult as determining its effects.
Different writers and commentators on corruption have therefore given divergent, but in most cases similar complementary defining of the concept.
Perhaps, because corruption has received an extensive attention in communities and also due to the fact that it has been greatly discussed in academic circles, corruption has received varied or various definitions.
Tanzi (1998:6) in his definition said that “corruption is not a new phenomenon; it is simply the abuse of public power benefits”. [Read more…]

Education as a Tool for Effective Political Participation

Education as a Tool for Effective Political Participation

       Education and politics had been observed to be organically linked and inter-related. The level of ones political participation and awareness greatly depends on the level of the persons educational orientation (Okeke 1989). Uchendu (1995) declared that, the effect of education is felt by all and it is a generally held view that the educated young people are better equipped to forge ahead in life than the uneducated. [Read more…]

Political Science Project Topics Approved by Nigerian Universities

Political Science Project Topics Approved by Nigerian Universities

Political Science Project Topics Approved by Nigerian Universities – Get your own Political Science Project Topics here! These Political Science Research /Project topics below has duly been researched and approved. All Estate Management Project Topics topics here contain the complete 5(five) Chapters required. These include:
•    Abstract
•    Proposal (where applicable)
•    Introduction etc
•    Literature Review etc
•    Conclusion
•    Recommendation
•    References/Bibliography
•    Questionnaires (where applicable) [Read more…]