Electoral Violence and Democratic Consolidation: The Experience of Nigeria

by Gabriel F. Eke and Henry I. Oghoator Department of Political Science and Sociology Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria. ekegabrielfavour@gmail.com; henry.oghoator@wdu.edu.ng, oghoator@yahoo.com +2348056175436; +2348023453968 Abstract The problems of violence in the electoral processes, with particular reference to Nigeria were investigated in this research. The aggression and State fragility theories were employed. The authors […]

Mainstreaming Commercial Motorcycle as Sustainable Source of Economic Survival

by Damilola J. Micah, and Gabriel O. Owagbemi, Department Sociology, Faculty of Social & Management Sciences Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko Ondo State Nigeria damilolamicah@yahoo.com, damilola.micah@aaua.edu.ng, angel.gabreal@yahoo.com   Abstract  This study examined the contributions of commercial motorcycle to economic survival of people that engaged in the sector. The study was anchored on Talcott Parson’s functionalism model […]

Human Rights, Health and Environment

by Kemfon A. Essien and Utibe E. Ikot Department of Geography and Natural Resource Management, University of Uyo, Uyo ekpokemfon2013@gmail.com, etudoikot@gmail.com Abstract The objectives of this paper were two-fold: to explore the critical linkages between environment, health and human rights; and to explore the human rights-based approach to health and environment. Environment, health and human […]

Adaptation Strategies and Benefits of Flooding in the Rural Communities of Rivers State, Nigeria

by Aloma T. Cookey and Imoh E. Ukpong, Department of Geography and Natural Resource Management University of Uyo cookeytammy@gmail.com,+234 703 754 9003 Abstract  The purpose of the study was to investigate the adaptation strategies and benefits of flooding in some rural communities of Rivers state, Nigeria. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were utilized to collect […]

An Investigation of Tourism Structure in Rural Areas of Select States of South-South Nigeria

by Aniedi U. Essien and Augustine M. Imikan Department of Geography/Natural Resources Management, University of Uyo, Uyo, Nigeria E-mail: aniediudoessien@gmail.com   Abstract  This study aimed at investigating tourism structure in the rural areas of Nigeria with a view to assessing the relative advantage of each tourism point and also advancing regional tourism in the area. […]

Political Economy of Child Labour: A Theoretical Synthesis in Warri Metropolis, Delta State, Nigeria

by Julie Akpotor, Department of Sociology/Psychology Faculty of the Social Sciences Delta State University, Abraka Email: julieakpotor25@gmail.com   Abstract  The political economy of child labour in Warri Metropolis was assessed in this research. It relied on secondary data for information. The political economy approach was adopted to provide theoretical explanation on the phenomenon. It was, […]

Economic Diplomacy in Ibibioland: The Pre-colonial Perspective

by Uwem J. Akpan Department of History & International Studies University of Uyo. Email: uwemjakpan@gmail.com     Abstract Until recently, the economic history of pre-colonial Africa was replete with uncomplimentary theories and from scholars of different disciplines. The belief was that the economy was subsistent, uniform, unchanging and very uninteresting. These theorists believed that the […]