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A B C D E F G H I J K Ldocx

A B C D E F G H I J K Ldocx

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Oath of Secrecy in the Nigerian Public Service

Oath of Secrecy in the Nigerian Public Service

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Oath of secrecy is part of the civil service tradition for employees to take an oath of office of allegiance before their assumption of duty, but the manner, timing, and wordings of the recent oath of secrecy administered to the People Democratic Party, National Assembly and Presidency Workers can only be indicatively unambiguous phobia and deep-seated disdain for free flow of information on the part of the clearly desperate master minders of the whole unedifying exercise. No doubt, most of these workers have been in the employ of these institutions many years before the present sets of leadership was inaugurated and the assumption is that they would have performed this mandatory exercise long before now. The paper conceptualized public service and oath of secrecy. It goes on to highlight the background to the oath of secrecy and its location within the concept of administrative loyalty. It also examines the implications of the act on transparency initiatives in the Nigeria public service. The paper goes on to explore the manifestations of arts of disloyalty among civil servant and the consequences. The paper, therefore, shares the thesis that the oath of secrecy was a pointless and wasted exercise whose only benefit is the bad image it would return to the PDP, Presidency and the National Assembly because of its timing. Though the paper supports the oath of secrecy in the public service but concludes by positing that Nigerian leaders cannot afford to portray themselves as sworn enemies of openness, accountability, anti-corruption and transparency, which now widely defined the concept of good governance.

 
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Nwabueze’s  a Parliament of Vultures  as a Dress  Rehearsal of Socio-Political Realities in Nigeria: A Pragmatic Analysis

Nwabueze’s a Parliament of Vultures as a Dress Rehearsal of Socio-Political Realities in Nigeria: A Pragmatic Analysis

Abstract The style of the man is the man and a skillful merger of, theme and style makes for the excellence of a literary style. Nwabueze appreciates the truth in this fact and, therefore, weaves a story that violates every known conversational principle but projects a pragmatic force that speaks more powerfully than ordinary words of the play, A Parliament of Vultures. This paper, therefore, explores the provisions of implicature in pragmatics to show how it is that Nwabueze uses ordinary words and sentences of English to send messages that have no direct relationship with the formal additive value of the linguistic medium of transmission. By this, the paper shows that language is an adaptable instrument for a fictional representation of events in real life.

 
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Metaphysics: Its Meaning, Nature, and Relevance to Man and Society

Metaphysics: Its Meaning, Nature, and Relevance to Man and Society

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INTRODUCTION Philosophy as the love for wisdom beams its searchlight towards every aspect of human endeavour where knowledge could be acquired. However, to effectively carry out this task, it is sub-divided into different branches, with each focusing on a given aspect of reality. These divisions or branches of philosophy include Epistemology, Logic, Ethics, Aesthetic, and Metaphysics, etc. This work, however, centres on the branch of philosophy known as metaphysics. The aim is to undergo an extensive exposition of the meaning, nature, scope, and relevance of metaphysics to man and society. Accordingly, our discourse on the subject is categorized in that order. Experience has shown that the majority of those who misconceive and dread philosophy do so mainly with regard to the metaphysics aspect of it. Their grouse with metaphysics is that for them metaphysics is synonymous with occultism and mysticism. Besides, they complain that metaphysics is rife with abstract and hair-splitting terms. Part of the aim of this work is, therefore, to demystify metaphysics by presenting it in the simplest manner such that every class of people in the society can read and comprehend it without the assistance of a professional philosopher. Apart from presenting a detailed explanation of the meaning of metaphysics, other issues such as the sub-divisions of metaphysics as well as the basic elements or fundamental questions of metaphysics were adequately treated. The work was concluded with a consideration of the relevance of metaphysics to man and society.

 
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An Appraisal of 1999 Constitution of Nigeria and J.j. Rousseau's "General Will"

An Appraisal of 1999 Constitution of Nigeria and J.j. Rousseau's "General Will"

In line with Jean Jacques Rousseau, sovereignty is reposed on the masses and not a few political elite or the Leviathan. It is, in his opinion, the will of the generality of masses that inhabit a state that should determine how laws are made to checkmate arbitrary behaviours of the "bad ones" in a state. However, the 1999 constitution of Nigeria does not tally with Rousseau's principle as it was made by undemocratic few (the military men) without adequate consultations. It is in line with the above that we say that the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is an aberration of the General Will.

 
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History Analysis of the Ngwa People

History Analysis of the Ngwa People

The Ngwa People are natives from Abia state with the population of 1 million and which its name was gotten from a word in Igbo, "Ngwa-Ngwa".

 
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Compare and Contrast the Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and Restoration Comedy Using This Two Plays Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and Aphra Behn the Rovers

Compare and Contrast the Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and Restoration Comedy Using This Two Plays Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and Aphra Behn the Rovers

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compare and contrast Jacobean Revenge Tragedy and Restoration Comedy using The Rovers by Aphra Behn and The Duchess of Malfi by John Websters

 
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Summary of Book of Acts of Apostle

Summary of Book of Acts of Apostle

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The early Christian sermons that Luke summarized and recorded form to a very great extent the basis for a reconstruction of the kerygma, and from this point of view, the gospel records were made. Luke's account of how Christianity made its way among Gentiles without discarding the more vital points of Judaism did much toward establishing unity. The account of Paul's arrest in the city of Jerusalem and the trials that followed clearly vindicate Paul in the eyes of any impartial reader. The end of the book is somewhat disappointing because one would expect to read about Paul's trial in Caesar's court, but the account ends rather abruptly. Some people think that Luke intended to write a third volume of his history but was unable to do so. Of this we cannot be certain. However, we are indebted to Luke in no small measure for the two accounts of Christianity that he did write.

 
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