Research papers published in the International Journal of Comparative Studies in International Relations and Development addresses political, social, economic, and environmental change in local, national, and international contexts. Major areas of investigation include political and state institutions, the effects of a changing international economy, political-economic models of growth and distribution, and the transformation of social structure and culture. In addition to research articles, the journal publishes occasional reviews that summarizes and assesses particular areas of research and contribution to debates about the conduct of social science research.

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TITLE: Development, Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Periscoping an Overview
Ishaka Dele
Department of Political Science and International Relations University of Abuja, Abuja


TITLE: Standing Mediation Committee and ECOWAS Security Mechanism: The Case of Conflict Management in West Africa
Timothy Ubelejit Nte
Department of Political & Administrative Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria


TITLE: Systemic Corruption and its Multiplier Toll on the Electoral System: A Study of Nigeria
Okwara, Emmanuel Chukwuma
Department of Political Science & Diplomacy, Veritas University, Abuja


TITLE: An Impact Assessment of the Vestiges of Colonial Administration on African Institutions: A Study of the Nigeria Railway System
Shimawua, Dominic
Department of Public Administration Veritas University, Abuja


TITLE: Post-Colonial Leadership Failure and the Future of Africa
David D. Yongo
Department of History and Strategic Studies Federal University Dutsinma, Nigeria


TITLE: The Impact of COVID-19 on Women Contributions to Nigerian Economy Via the Informal Sector 
Anene, Chidi
Pensive Department of History & International Studies, Imo State University, Owerri


TITLE: Women Empowerment and the 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development: A Study of Nigeria
Jooji, Innocent Tyomlia
Department of Political Science & Diplomacy Vertias University, Abuja


TITLE: Comparative Analysis of Sub-Saharan African States' National Economies: COVID-19 Epoch
1Nwoke, Hyacinth Ude, 2Ude, Kingsley David, 3Ugbor, Ugonma Joy Kalu, 4Igwe, Chukwuemeka Obasi & 5Ogu, Esomchi Chris-Santus
1,3,4&5Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
2Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria


TITLE: Military Power and the Use of Force in International Politics: A Realist Perspective
Johnson, Alalibo Sinikiem
Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences Niger Delta University Amassoma, Bayelsa State, Nigeria


TITLE: Legal Involvement in Management of Corrupt Cases in Nigeria: A Study of Economic and Financial Crime Commission
1Asmau Sani Bunza, 2Umar Riskuwa Dakingari, 3M. A. Kuttu, 4M. D Isah & 5Sa'Adu Umar Ikah
Department of Arts and Social Sciences: Legal Unit,Department of Social Development Waziri Umaru Federal Polytechnic, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria


TITLE: Prevalence of Displaced Persons in Nigeria: Insecurity Threats and Counselling Implications
Ma'aruf Nuhu Batagarawa
Department of Education, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, P.M.B. 2218, Katsina, Katsina- Nigeria


TITLE: Rethinking Teacher Education in Nigeria and Good Governance for the Enhancement of Sustainable Educational Development: The Challenges and Prospects
Abubakar Aminu Boyi
Department of Sociology Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto – Nigeria


TITLE: National Tragedy and Insecurity Threats in Nigeria: Implications to Security Woes and Challenges in the 21st Century
Daniel Leku Ishaya
Department of Sociology,Faculty of Social Sciences, Nasarawa State University, Keffi


TITLE: Emancipation and Activism for Change in the Niger Delta: A Reawaking Discourse of Jeta Amata's Black November
1Frank Ifeanyichukwu Amiriheobu, 2Owunari George, 3Albert Ireoma Noble & 4Omuku Diepriye Precious
1&4Department of Theatre Arts Education, School of Arts and Social Sciences,
2Department of Music Education
3Department of English Education, Federal College of Education (Technical) P.M.B 11, Omoku, Onelga, Rivers State, Nigeria


TITLE: Impact of Non-Oil Foreign Trade on Economic Growth in Nigeria
1Zubair A. Zulaihatu, 2Salihu, Danjuma & 3Gyang, Emily
1Federal Ministry of Education Abuja
2Department of Economics, University of Abuja-Abuja
3Department of Economics, Bingham University Karu, Nasarawa State


TITLE: Promoting Innovativeness and Technological Advancement of Ankara Fashion Design for Global Competitiveness
Margaret Ajiginni
Department of Fine Arts and Design, Faculty of Humanities, University of Port Harcourt


TITLE: Renewing US Global Engagement in a Changed World
George Ingram
Global Economy and Development, Center for Sustainable Development Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C., United States