Ernest Udalla

Ernest Udalla
Madonna University Nigeria

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
Ernest Udalla currently is a Doctoral Student of the Department of Political Science, University of Nigeria. Ernest does research in State Politics and Policy, Public Policy and Public Administration and Research Methodology. One of his works is 'International Organizations and State Sovereignty: Implications for Public Policy Making and Implementation in Nigeria.'.
Additional affiliations
June 2013 - December 2013
Anambra State Govenment, Nigeia
Position
  • Research Assistant on the State Project: Evaluation of MDG Goals in Anambra State through the Assessment of MDG Projects in the Communities of Ayamelum Local Government Area, Anambra State, Nigeria
Education
September 2013 - February 2021
University of Nigeria Nsukka
Field of study
  • Political Science

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Publications (13)
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Electoral Commission (INEC) has been truncated at different periods. Again, both the post-election litigations outcome and the credibility of the election management body (INEC) were dependent on the credibility of the leadership of INEC at different periods. In order words, if the leadership of INEC lacks credibility, it will definitely impact on...
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The collapse of the Berlin wall in 1989 and the disintegration of the former Soviet Union led to the end of ideological rivalry between the West and the East. With the end of the cold war, democracy has continued to spread as a “universal necessity” and as a pre-condition for good governance, prosperity, freedom and development among nations. Two d...
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An important aspect of globalization is that it opens the global space for interactions among states and institutions in specified areas of interests. Interestingly, the ECOWAS Protocol on Free Movement of persons was put together as a flagship of the grid interactions between and among states and institutions within the member states of the region...
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Following the dilemma of quo Vadis, arising from the recent resuscitated strong agitations for restructuring and secession in Nigeria, this paper looks at the real issues surrounding these agitations. The paper further proffers viable ways out of the identified problems. Using the Marxian post-colonial state theory as theoretical guide, with data c...
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The problem of public policy in Nigeria has not been the non-conceptualization or formulation of good policies. Rather, the translation of good policies into good outputs and eventual outcomes has been the bane of the public policy process in the country. Many policy objectives in Nigeria have not been actualized as a result of what transpires betw...
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After sixteen years of uninterrupted thriving of democracy in Nigeria under the steer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the Fourth Republic (1999-2015), Nigerians witnessed an unexpected but desired change of political party at the centre of governance with the victory of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the 2015 general elections. Thi...
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In Nigeria, political parties often struggle to win election contests. This is evident considering various strategies each party adopts to actualize their primary interest which is to control state power. In the process, they are faced with the challenge of choosing legitimate and acceptable means to achieve this result. Regrettably, electioneering...
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As a result of U.S’ interests particularly the need to keep upholding democracy and also keep terrorism at the barest minimum, it gave overwhelming support to the Amadou Toumani Touré led government and also implemented anti-terrorism policies in Mali and the Sahel region. This had serious impacts on governance in Mali. Hence, this study focuses on...
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Since the introduction of the mobile phone in Nigeria in 2003, a lot has been experienced in its usage; some positive and others, negative. Among the negative experiences is the use of its SMS to spread messages capable of creating unnecessary tension and panic among the populace. This situation has, in the past, generated lots of fear, troubles, h...
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This work studies the intellectuals in Nigeria and their roles in the policy process. After a careful identification of the roles which have been played by Nigeria's intellectuals since Nigeria's independence, the paper adopts the belief system framework of public policy analysis together with three ideological categorization of individual personal...
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Globalization and information technology have gradually eroded the Westphalia nation-state system and transformed the state-centric approach to politics and policy across the world. State actors in public policy making and implementation are being over-shadowed by multiple non-state actors. States are no more at liberty to decide their internal and...
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Niger Delta region is often portrayed as an abysmally underdeveloped region in Nigeria, especially when highly scaled up agitation and struggles that have sometimes assumed bloody dimensions as well as reports and images shown in the media are considered. Conversely, with the exception of the negative effects of the oil explorations in the region,...
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Common feature of an ideal democracy world-wide consists of popular participation and involvement of the governed in policy making and implementation. In the last two decades, there have been a number of international frameworks, among which are the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond (1995), Beijing World Conference on...

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Government tries to tackle unemployment through policies and programmes as well as institutions. One of such programmes is the provision of skill acquisition to the citizens through some institutions. If one wants to assess the performance of these institutions, what theory is best suited for such study?

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