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 […]

THE SOCIOLOGY OF POVERTY IN AFRICA: THE CULTURAL PARADIGM

By E. O. Frank Dept. of Political Science University of Uyo Akwa Ibom State Nigeria Summary Poverty as a phenomenon is so pervasive and the various programs to address it in Africa have tended to fail. This paper adopts the sociological/ Anthropological paradigm as the perceptual prism to analyze the phenomenon. It identified that the […]

THE POLITICS OF SHARIA IN NIGERIA UNDER PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO IN NIGERIA

BY OLUMIDE AWOFESO Department of Political Science, Obafemi Awolowo University (Oau), Ile-Ife, Osun State Summary This article is a study on religion and politics in Nigeria with special reference to Sharia. The paper situates the Sharia problem in Nigeria within several problems it has generated ever since it came to political limelight in 1978. Against […]

INDIGENOUS ETIOLOGIES AND MANAGEMENT OF OBSTETRIC COMPLICATIONS IN RURAL MBIASO COMMUNITY

Nsikak Wilson Dept. of Sociology/Anthropology University of Uyo Nigeria Iboro Nelson Dept. of Economics University of Port Harcourt Nigeria Summary This study examines local perceptions of the socio-cultural beliefs surrounding obstetric complications in a rural community of Nigeria, with a view to broadening existing knowledge as well as informing and enriching action to address maternal […]

BUREAUCRATIC CORRUPTION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN CROSS RIVER STATE.

Ottong, J. G Department of Sociology/Demography University of Calabar. Bassey, A. O. Department of Sociology University of Calabar. Archibong, E. Department of Sociology University of Calabar. estajoan@yahoo.com Summary The study provides an empirical analysis of bureaucratic corruption in Nigeria. It examines the relationship between bureaucratic corruption and underdevelopment. It follows from a survey of 300 […]

BUREAUCRATIC CORRUPTION AND UNDERDEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS IN CROSS RIVER STATE.

Ottong, J. G Department of Sociology/Demography University of Calabar. Bassey, A. O. Department of Sociology University of Calabar. Archibong, E. Department of Sociology University of Calabar. estajoan@yahoo.com Summary The study provides an empirical analysis of bureaucratic corruption in Nigeria. It examines the relationship between bureaucratic corruption and underdevelopment. It follows from a survey of 300 […]