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- ItemOpen AccessPerspectives on government and grassroots development in Nigeria(Inter-University Conference for Doctoral Studies, 2021) Onyekpe, J.G.Governme~t ~mp'act on, the grassroots or ordinary people in Nigeria has r: ve?, Inslg~if!cant Indeed. This is largely as a result of the bureaucratic 01. official definition of the people's problems and needs by the political elite 01 government actors without due cognizance of the people's experiences The result has been that policy formulation and implementation are stricti; by government bureaucrats and actors without the people themselves. Consequently; go~ernment policy regimes have left the people and their economic and ~oclQIworld static. This reality is ossified by the poor fiscal resources (lrovlded by the government for the people's needs and diversion of what little that is pro~ided through corrupt practices by government ~ureaucrats and actors. It IS the main argument of this paper, therefore, that if the pr~blems. of the p~ople are to be addressed the people themselves must be ~ractlca/ly Involved In the definition of their problems and needs d . policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation through the p~o' an .In . if h' " gresslve expa.n~lOn.0 t e democratic space to ensure greater or more I participation, popu ar
- ItemOpen AccessThe Roots of African Nationalism: A Conceptual and Historiographical Discourse(2012-08) Adeleke, A.The literature on African nationalism is replete with conceptual categories that describe the various stages and types of African nationalism and the resistance to colonial rule. Among the foremost scholars on African nationalism are J. Ade Ajayi and Terrence Ranger. The works of these scholars appear to have created a conceptual disagreement on the roots of African nationalism. The article analyzes the nature of this debate with a view to establishing a common ground on the roots of African nationalism.
- ItemOpen AccessLand disputes and intergroup relations in West Niger Igboland(Department of History, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, 2012) Onyekpe, J.G.N.Full texts attached
- ItemOpen AccessThe nature and problems of Nigeria's dependent economic status(Davidson Press, Ibadan, 2003) Onyekpe, J.G.N.Full texts attached
- ItemOpen AccessWestern influence on Nigeria in the age of New imperialism(Davidson Press, Ibadan, 1997) Onyekpe, J.G.N.Full texts attached