Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs

Journal of Political Sciences & Public Affairs
Open Access

ISSN: 2332-0761

Felix Ayeni

Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria

  • Review Article   
    Nigerian-United Nations (UN) Relations during Nigeria?s Fourth Republic: Challenges and Prospects, 1999-2007
    Author(s): Agaba Halidu* and Felix Ayeni

    This paper examined the diplomatic relations of Nigeria and the United Nations (UN) with respect to Nigeria’s Fourth Republic between 1999 and the year 2007; and identified the challenges and prospects that were recorded during the period under review (1999-2007). More importantly, it examined the diplomatic engineering adopted by the then Nigerian Government to turn around the country’s battered image abroad. The National Interest theory was adopted for this study. The methodology used for the study is secondary sources of data collection. The findings of the study showed that during the period under review, Nigeria’s human right record improved drastically. Secondly, the country stood outstanding in her financial contribution to the UN treasury which benefited the world organization immensely. The paper concluded that one of the major challeng.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2332-0761.22.10.003

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