Since its independence from colonial rule in 1960, selection of leaders has been a controversial issue in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. This has being as a result of diverse ethnic groups, religions and interest groups within the single entity of Nigeria. Before the return of democratic rule to Nigeria in 1999, Nigeria experienced several coup d'état during the military regime. This led to high uncertainty among the masses. However, the return of democracy rule after 16 years...
Based on the facts in the world today, this essay firstly clarifies a hot argument, which was raised up at the Boao Forum for Asia , justifies that the globalization process is being halted, backward and marginalized, and explains why this point is sharp. Secondly, this paper analyses deeply the argument that explains the globalization is being superannuated, because countries are actively creating their mutual Free Trade Area (FTA) which is called under the new name Preferential Trade...
It all started in 1990, when Iraq and Kuwait had a boarder disagreement; Iraq had claimed that Kuwait used to be a province of Iraq historically but Kuwait naturally wanted to keep its sovereignty. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait has set a chain of events that eventually lead to the war with the United States. Prior to the invasion, The United States hasn't shown any sign that it would stand in the way of Iraq when they would invade Kuwait, and here is one of the statements from the United States...
NATO'S policy on training the Afghan soldiers can be narrowed down to the role NATO plays in supporting the growth of the ANSF through the NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan. The Mission of the NTM-A is to generate the Afghan National Security Forces, and to develop capable ministerial systems and institutions. The NTM-A role includes overall training the Afghan National Army and the Afghan National Police. As well as that NTM-A overall aim is to help build the sustainable capacity and...
Introduction: Islam, Law as well as Identity brings collectively a variety of Muslim plus non Muslim researchers in turn to centre on fresh disputes regarding the nature of holy as well as secular law. Regulation is vital to the multifaceted manners in which dissimilar Muslim communities plus institutions build and re-create their identities around signs of faith and law. However what is at risk here is not a disagreement flanked by common law as well as Shari'ah, however the likelihood of...
The election of 1968, the 46th presidential election, was a close election between the two from the Democratic and Republican Party, Richard M. Nixon and Hubert Humphrey and a strong third party candidate, George Wallace. Nixon had pulled through with a popular vote of 31,783,783 votes, slightly beating Hubert Humphrey by a total number of 511, 944 votes. Nixon carried a total of 301 electoral votes, while Humphrey held only 191. Additionally, Wallace held 46 electoral votes, which no third...
Bolivia is a country that has seen much slower progress in development than its neighboring nations. This can be directly linked to a wide range of and social inequalities in the general population. The education system, up until today, has been that of a neo-liberal or new liberal education system. Education has not been deemed or granted respect as a basic human right. This unproductive never-ending loop is responsible for Bolivia's ranking as having the lowest literacy rate in South...
The ECOWAS treaty of 1975 provides for the freedom of movement and residency. This means the abolition of visas and the right to reside anywhere in West Africa. The phase one of the protocol guaranteeing free entry of community citizens without visa for ninety days was ratified by member states in 1980 and became effective to usher in an era of free movement of ECOWAS citizens within member states. The right of entry, residence and establishment were to be progressively established within 15...
The movement started on 17, 2011. It was a protest movement. The movement began in Zuccotti Park, in New Yorks Wall Street financial district. The protest was initiated by adbusters, the activist group, this initiative resulted in occupy movement and protest around the world. The main problems include economic and social inequality corruption, greed, undue influence of organizations on government. This influence was coming from financial services sector especially. The slogan of the occupy...
The year 2012 is not only the year of the London Olympics and the battle between Romney and Obama for the American presidency. In China, the country that has recently found itself in the spotlights of the global political arena, a major shift in power will take place. With the upcoming position changes in the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) a new generation of leaders will take centre stage. It is expected that Xi Jinping and Li Kejiang will be the two candidates for replacing respectively...