SUSTAINABILITY OF RURAL SOCIO-ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF EBONYI STATE COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (EB-CSDA) IN IZZI CLAN.

Nwankwo, Oliver U.1; Nwuzor, Chidi Iroko2; David M.E. Nwogbaga, Ph.D3; Doris O. Onwa4 1,3,&4 Department of Political Science 2 Department of Public Administrations Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki E-mail: dnwogbaga504@gmail.com;nwuzorchidi@yahoo.com Abstract The dynamic, complex and multi-dimensional nature of poverty makes it Read more

CHILD SOLDIERING AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA: OVERVIEW OF THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

AGUDIEGWU, MOSES OGBONNA Email: moscotina@yahoo.com +234 (0) 8033274114 Department of Political Science/Mass Comm., Federal University NdufuAlikeIkwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria Abstract This study problematizes the impacts of child soldiering on human development in Africa’s Democratic Republic of the Congo’s protracted conflict. Read more

Unrestrained Use of Invective at Political Rallies in Nigeria: An Explanatory Critique

Samson Olusola OLATUNJI Linguistic Immersion Centre Faculty of Arts University off Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria samsholat@gmail.com, olatunji.so@unilorin.edu.ng 08062674466 Abstract Politicians have penchant for abusive, aggressive, hate diction. The practice arguably is more rampant in Nigeria than the advanced democracies of Read more

Democracy and Accountable Governance in the SADC Region

Jolade Omede Ph.D      Department of Political Science                                          University of Ilorin Ilorin Kwara State                                          Email: medajol@yahoo.com                                            Rufus Akindola Ph.D                                           General Studies Unit                                           Federal University Oye-Ekiti                                           Ekiti State                                          Email:Rufus.akindola@fuoye.edu.ng Arinze Ngwube General Studies Unit Federal Read more