Kelechi Chijioke Iwuamadi

Kelechi Chijioke Iwuamadi
University of Nigeria | UNN · Institute for Development Studies

Doctor of Philosophy

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Social Science Research, Surveys, Data Analysis, Monitoring & Evaluation and Learning (MEL), Impact and Institutional Assessments, programme and project areas of interest include, political governance, anti-corruption, livelihood and resource governance, population displacement, security, conflict, elections, social development, and civil society, etc.

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The third sector plays a prominent role in political decision making and implementation across the world. Since the return to civil rule in 1999, the third sector especially NGOs have proliferated and widened their focus and strategies of engaging the state. This study examines the role of NGOs in constructively engaging Nigerian state’s policies a...
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Abstract This study examined how the interests and interventions of external actors created two clashing civilisations in Somalia. Kenya and Ethiopia align with the U.S. to support a Somali central government established in line with the principles of Western democracy to protect the national interests of these external actors. However, Al-Shabaab...
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Within the analytic purview of postcolonial feminist theory, this article investigates how women leverage their intelligence-gathering capabilities in Preventing/Countering Violent Extremism (P/CVE) in Nigeria. Although P/CVE is widely perceived as an androcentric project, the threat posed by violent extremism to global peace and security has heigh...
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This study is motivated to investigate health impact of Public Health Strengthening mechanism on Outcome among selected African countries: Implication on Outbreak in Fragile SSA countries. Specifically looking at the differences in health impacts among selected Sub-Saharan African countries considering its implication on covid-19 outbreak. Employin...
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This study is motivated to investigate health impact of Public Health Strengthening mechanism on Outcome among selected African countries: Implication on Outbreak in Fragile SSA countries. Specifically looking at the differences in health impacts among selected Sub-Saharan African countries considering its implication on covid-19 outbreak. Employin...
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Description Background: Over the past two decades, pastoralist-farmer conflicts have become a pressing security challenge in Nigeria, especially in the North Central region. This study analyzed how pastoralist-farmer conflicts fuel population displacements in the North Central, Nigeria. It also assessed the livelihood of the internally displaced pe...
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Executive summary The privatisation of the Nigerian electricity sector was a much-anticipated reform exercise. Launched in 2010, the exercise was intended to modernise the sector and cater to the country’s growing demand for electricity. However, a decade on, the desired outcomes have still not materialised and the electricity available on the nati...
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The collation of results has been a much-exploited weakness in Nigeria's election process, since the country's return to democratic civilian rule in May 1999. Collation is the process by which the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) aggregates and tabulates polling unit-level results via a multi-layered process, starting from the ward...
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The paper posits that African scholars and African Heads of States and Governments both have divergent views of approach to development in Africa. The former have severally criticized modernization development prescriptions like NEPAD and the MDGs based on the argument that these are other form of donor driven and programme dependency which continu...
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Under a joint evaluation team the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Democracy International (DI) conducted an evaluation of the USAID funded Advocacy, Awareness and Civic Empowerment (ADVANCE) civil society program, implemented by Pact/Nigeria between May 23, 2005 and May 22, 2010. This evaluation was intended to assess performa...
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The 2015 general elections represent a positive step towards democratic consolidation in Nigeria. The peaceful and positive outcome of the elections came to many as a surprise considering the difficult political and security environment under which the elections were conducted. Factors which nearly impeded the smooth conduct of the elections includ...
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The advent of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) coincided with a transition period from Structural Adjustment to Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) and a general focus on Human Development. The paper critically reviewed extant literature on the MDGs as it affects Africa. The trend analysis shows that the state of MDGs in sub-Saharan Af...
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Within the framework of potential efforts and strategies to boost employment and job creation for young people, entrepreneurship is increasingly accepted as an important means and a valuable additional strategy to create jobs and improve livelihoods and economic independence of young people. Regrettably, problems of unemployment as experienced by t...

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