CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN NIGERIA: OBVIOUS MISCONCEPTIONS

RICHARD U. EKEH Department of Private Law Faculty of Law, University of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria SUMMARY Corporate, social responsibility has been trailed with obvious misconceptions in Nigeria’s business landscape. The absence of major socio-economic components of this globally accepted concept has been criticised. This article will attempt to supply these misconceptions for better understanding and […]

WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE (WIA) PROGRAMME AND FOOD PRODUCTIVITY IN AKWA IBOM STATE, NIGERIA

IDARESIT UWEM UMOH, Gloria Anana Way, Osong-Ama Estate, Uyo Phone: 08037775510 email: nicekhi@yahoo.com Summary The study focused on the women farmers under Women in Agriculture (WIA) Programme in Akwa Ibom State with emphasis on the relationship between women farmer’s characteristics and adoption of crop production technologies under WIA programme. Analysis of data obtained from a […]

POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN NIGERIA THROUGH CAPITALISM ECONOMIC FRAMEWORK: PROBLEMS AND OPTIONS

By   ANIEKAN E. EKPE Dept. of Political Science / Public. Administration. University of uyo, uyo.   Summary Poverty, both in absolute and relative terms is afflicting most Nigerians. To be sure, successive Nigerian regimes have adopted series of measures to ameliorate the plight of the poor. But regrettably, the application of capitalist policies and […]

NON-PARTICIPATORY DEVELOPMENT AS ROOT CAUSE OF UNDERDEVELOPMENT OF THE NIGER DELTA REGION NIGERIA

By AUGUSTINE OKHOBO DOKPESI & MICHAEL IRABOR IBIEZUGBE Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria Email:dooang@yahoo.com & ibzmike@yahoo.com Tel: 08055057667 & 08063376076 Summary Modern approach to community development requires that individuals are at the centre of development effort, both as recipients and as participants. This paper argues that, sustainable development is […]

BUYAM-SELLAM KYEOSSISSIENNES : LOGIQUES ET STRATEGIES DES ACTEURS

ELLA JEAN BOSCO Ecole Normale Supérieure, Université de Yaoundé I, Cameroun B.P. 47 Yaoundé, Tel : (+237) 77 53 06 00 ; E-mail : ellajeanbosco@yahoo.fr RESUME : Depuis une dizaine d’années, Kyè-Ossi connait une urbanisation assez rapide. Cette petite ville située à l’extrême Sud du Cameroun occupe une position stratégique à la frontière du Gabon […]

INTRA-COMMUNAL CONFLICTS AMONG OGONI STAKEHOLDERS IN A CRUDE OIL ECONOMY

BY Solomon C. Madubuike Sociology Department Bowen University, Iwo Osun State Summary The focus of this study has to do with the problems faced by Ogoni people whose indigenous means of livelihood [land and water resources] entitlement system and processes have been displaced by oil economic activities [oil exploitation and production activities] in the area […]