Is there a link between poverty and terrorism in Nigeria? This paper is developed to answer this question.
The question of the universalism of human rights and its particular tendencies in a multicultural Age is now gaining currency in contemporary philosophical discourse.
For any responsive and dependable political system, the development of the rural areas must be its major concern.
The growing challenges of economic and social development in Nigeria provide impetus for policy makers to readdress some of the nation’s policies against the realities of a competitive global political economy. In this paper, Dr. Sanubi using the current policy focuses of the Yar’Adua/Goodluck administration, assesses the relevance of the country’s African-centred foreign policy and challenges its continuity against a new inside-out theoretical framework.
Leadership roles have long been mistaken to encumber special rights of the male gender. This paper engages in a descriptive analysis of Inter-cultural Hermeneutics on the role of women in Ancient Israel and the Cherubim and Seraphim churches (C&S) at Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
The subject matter of the nation is a usual staple on the menu of postcolonial Nigerian fiction. In this sense, the repertoire of Chinua Achebe’s art echoes an incurable preoccupation with Nigeria’s postcolonial condition as a nation. Also, this paper explores the centrality of intertextuality in the production of Achebe’s fiction, primarily his political novel about crisis plaguing intellectual leadership, No Longer at Ease (1960).
Traditional Ndebele society operated as a state before the advent of colonialism in Zimbabwe. There were political institutions that started with the family and the village, up to the king. In all these institutions conflict was part of life and it had to be resolved an amicable fashion, often by means of mediation.
Free and fair elections have been a central force for democratic sustenance and consolidation all over of the world. However, the paradox of Nigeria’s 2011 election – adjudged free, fair and credible by many throughout the world – is that it may have spawned a very dangerous web of insecurity in the northern part of Nigeria and left hundreds of southerners’ lives and properties destroyed.
The presence of multinational oil corporations in Nigeria – which include Agip, Chevron, Elf, Mobil, Shell, and Total among others have come with heavy consequences to the nation’s cultural heritage and identity in the global marketplace.
Using empirical data, this paper argues that achieving “the Seven-Point Agenda” would be nearly impossible taking into consideration the current global economic crisis, Nigeria’s looming budget deficits and the volatility of international oil prices.