African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 400

Table of Content: September 2015; 9(9)

September 2015

Democracy, plea bargaining and the politics of anti-corruption campaign in Nigeria (1999-2008)

This article examines the genuineness of the campaign against corruption in Nigeria by the democratic regime inaugurated in 1999. It underscores the rationale behind the introduction of plea bargaining as a condition for mitigation of criminal offense in Nigeria. The paper argues that the way and manner by which this element entered the country's legal document was itself criminal in nature and lack any known...

Author(s): Surajudeen Oladosu Mudasiru

September 2015

North Korea’s nuclear program and the treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons: The controversy and its implications

This study critically examines the trend in non-compliance of the NPT, its lack of effectiveness in deterrence and consistent behavior both among compliance and noncompliance states to identify what constitutes construes, and at times justifies the trend. That is, based on the established NPT norms, the study inquired to indicate what the decade’s long diplomatic, military and media ramble constitutes in the...

Author(s): Assefa Le-ake Gebru

September 2015

Climate change and feminist environmentalism in the Niger Delta, Nigeria

Feminist environmentalist debate explores possible linkages between women and environmental issues such as inequality. One of the most pressing global problem at the centre of this debate is climate change vulnerability. As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) creates global policy awareness on the realities of climate change vulnerability, women in the poor coastal regions of the periphery societies...

Author(s): Luke A. Amadi, Mina M. Ogbanga and James E. Agena