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The Case of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

The case of youth unemployment in Nigeria has been a popular discourse with various perspectives to causes and consequences of unemployment. The rate of youth unemployment has been alarming according to the National Bureau of Statistics. In 2004, young people aged between 15-24 years made up 52.9% of the total number of unemployed persons while those aged between 25-44 made up a further 41.1% . It is also estimated that there would be 14 million new entrants into the labour market between 2009-2011...

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causes of religious crises in nigeria

of Nigeria. He has to find a cover. He cannot claim political leadership openly on the grounds that he is, or wants to be, an exporter-importer, a contractor (etcetera)… he has to take cover as a Muslim or Christian … the manipulation of religion in Nigeria today is essentially a means of creating the context for this fancy-dress ball, for this charade of disguises.” (See Dr. Y. B. Usman’s The Manipulation of Religion in Nigeria 1977-1987). Ever wonder why religious crises in Nigeria are...

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Globalization in Nigeria

The Positive and Negative Effects of Globalization in Nigeria Globalization according to Clark and Wallace (2003) refers to a “greater interconnectedness of the world’s financial, economic, technological, political, cultural, sociological, ecological, and geographical systems” (p. 447). Globalization has various effects both positive and negative on the countries that choose to achieve the worldwide connection. In the case of Nigeria, which is classified by the U.S Department of State as a developing...

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Terrorism in Nigeria

NIGERIA AND THE BOMBER: THE GENESIS TO REVELATION Nigeria is a country in the West of Africa with an interesting population of over 160 million people. A British Colony, Nigeria was hitherto peaceful and seen as key to African development and interests. Such has been the opposite of the true state of the supposed Giant of Africa since gaining independence in 1960 and declaring a Republic in 1961. After years of Military Dictatorship and coups left the country under-developed for much of her early...

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Insecurity in Nigeria

INSECURITY IN NIGERIA Underlying the quest for national security in Nigeria is the issue of political morality, which focuses on the question of defining the relationship between the state and the various groups in the society. Political morality properly construed seeks to establish and sustain the essential conditions for the smooth functioning of the state and society. It is in this light that we identify the problem of the moral basis of Nigeria’s security to be a vital imperative of national...

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Telecommunication in Nigeria : Mtn Ngeria 2001 - 2009

TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN NIGERIA : MTN 2001 TO 2009 AS A CASE STUDY CHAPTER ONE Introduction/Background to the Study Objectives of the Study Significance of the Study Scope and Limitation of the Study Research Methodology Literature Review End Notes CHAPTER TWO Telecommunications in Nigeria Historical Development of Telecommunications in Nigeria Introduction of Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) in Nigeria End Notes CHAPTER THREE Origin and Growth of MTN in Nigeria MTN Operations...

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Institutional Development as a Challenge to Democratic Sustenance in Nigeria

INSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS A CHALLENGE TO DEMOCRATIC SUSTENANCE IN NIGERIA Based on the journal, International Studies 44, 3 (2007): 217-33, by Sarabjit Kaur was mentioned about Institutional Development as a Challenge to Democratic Sustenance in Nigeria. Democracy is one of the important thing that must have in social, economic and political in nature. In the development of countries usually because of economic and social conditions that helped in the sustenance of democracy but it was primarily...

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Entrepreneurship in Nigeria

ENTREPRENUERSHIP IN NIGERIA Entrepreneurial forces are relatively strong in this country, as the lack of jobs and a rise in poverty leave few other options for the Nigerian people. Although difficult due to a lack of resources, there are non-profit organizations such as the Fate Foundation in Nigeria that are dedicated to promote entrepreneurship. Apart from the information about Nigeria that is so widespread and often negative, there appears to be a recognition of the critical role and place of...

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POVERTY AND INSURGENCY IN NIGERIA: THE BOKO HARAM CHALLENGE. ABSTRACT: This paper aims to study the insecurity in Nigeria which is widely caused by Islamic sects known as Boko Haram in Nigeria and its effects on security. This paper will also find if there is a connection between poverty and Insurgency that has led to a great unrest in Nigeria, the aim of writing...

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Socio-Political Effect of Military Rule in Nigeria

SOCIO-POLITICAL EFFECT OF MILITARY RULE IN NIGERIA In most developing countries, there is a disruption of the civil-military equilibrium usually assumed in liberal democracies. In liberal tradition, the military is insulated from politics and subject to civilian control. In several developing countries, however, the military has not only intervened in the political process and overthrown the constitutional civilian authority, but it also often has established its supremacy over elected politicians...

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