Journal of
African Studies and Development

  • Abbreviation: J. Afr. Stud. Dev
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2189
  • DOI: 10.5897/JASD
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 238

Table of Content: January 2010; 2(1)

January 2009

Matters arising: Polymorphous violence and state incapacitation in Nigeria’s fourth republic

This paper critically examines the multifarious and multi-dimensional violence that have continuously threatened the Nigerian state, its democratization and the people’s well-being especially in the past ten years. The framework of analysis is eclectic in nature. It is a combination of Peter Ekeh's two publics, the different adaptations of Max Weber's patrimonialism, the World Bank's "state...

Author(s):   Dhikru Adewale Yagboyaju        

January 2010

An assessment of the effect of acceptance and adoption on policy implementation: Case of Nigeria’s information technology policy

  Realizing the need for improvement in Nigeria by 2020 requires the introduction of reforms in all sectors. This reform can be achieved with good and efficient policies as well as strengthening and enforcing the existing policies. The urge to evaluate the Information Technology (IT) Policy of Nigeria which is believed to be the ‘bedrock for national survival and development’ raises the question on:...

Author(s):       M. Hassan Omowunmi, T. O. Oyebisi and W. O. Siyanbola