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It would seem that after some debate about the nature of the world we have inherited since about 1991 that we are settling in to some belief that there is something significantly new about it to make us refer to it as a New World Order.It will however take some time, especially after some further rigorous analyses to take the new order for granted and to start to deal pragmatically with its outcomes.
When Kwame Nkrumah made his very early plea for the establishment of a United states of Africa, quite a significant number of people though it to be utopian. Today, the urge for the realization of such a dream is borne out by the pressure which the events of the post cold war order have brought to bear on Africa
I have had to take - Local Government Administration in Nigeria and the soviet union - a comparative analysis since it seems to me comparative analysis in this part of the world always has its eyes on the advanced capitalist societies.
Within the decade of the 1970s when Nigeria's oi! was guihinc ;end Nigeria was
selling it at very high prices and, thus, reaping very huge profits. thE-c. was a loud cry
by academicians and ~ublicfu nctionaries for Nigeria to quire nuclear weapons.
There was no thorough study how other countries acquired the homh. Were nuclear
weapons a quired by a state once it had the money to do so or would it depend on its
industrial S evelopment and the possession of a scientific community? These were not
~nattersof concern for the advocates of nuclear acquisition. There only was an engagement
in glib talk about acquiring nuclear weapons. Although that debate is much more
muted toclay than it was before, due to the low returns from oil sales ;ind the high
degree of inflation in Nigeria as a result of ir, lurking behind the scene in the minds of
;icademicians and public functionaries ~hhaove spoken or written in favour of nuclear
acquisition is the thought that a Nigerian nuclear weapons programme will be directed
against South Africa. Such a notion sound5 very puerile 5ince Nigeria has not gone to
war with South Africa; the South Africans have heen engaged in steady destabilisation
of countries within its periphery while Nigerians sit aside chasing shadows of nuclear
weapons to counter South Africa. A Nigerian nuclcar weapons programme will not be
credibk since it most probably will not be acquired to be used and, even if acquired,
it will not have the delivery systems to make it of practical use
Two theories which have complemented one another in international relations in this era are the twin theories of interdependence . A whole cluster of writers collapse on them explaining, debating, talking past each other in an attempt to come to terms with the character of our planet today.
For several centuries past, the.issue of European unity received quite a considerable amount of attention among European philosophers This was due essentially to the multitude of wars which tiad befallen that continent. In
describing the situation in the sixteenth century in which he wrote.
This essay is informed by the fact that we would want to join in the debate about a new world order.
There is an abounding tendency to point to experiments in development and renewal in socialist countries as reference points for similar experiments in developing countries.
Man is pray to a natural desire for knowledge - he never grows weary of knowing. Even the need for practical life urges him on to observe nature and discover its laws.
The study of rural areas is carried out in many disciplines including economics, geography, anthropology, sociology, adult education and social work.
The focus of this paper is on regional inequality in socio-economic standards in Nigeria. The inequality in the country is not only known to have persisted and widened over the years, but is also known to have a spatial dimension.
Literature identified that reproductive health problems constitute about 60percent of the female disease burden in Africa. Socio-cultural Factors Affecting the Reproductive Health of Women At Obukpa, Nsukka in Enugu State, Nigeria
Literature identified that reproductive health problems constitutes about 60 % of the female disease burden in Africa.
The prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria has been increasing at an alarming rate since 1990. the rate of infection which has risen drammatically from 1.8% to 5.4% in 1999.