Volume-7, Number - 1  
Month: January - June, 2011
 RESEARCH
Job Stress in Junior Medical Practitioners: A Study on the Healthcare Sector in Bengaluru
Indranil Mutsuddi,
DSMS Business School,
Durgapur, WB


Page No. 28

Purpose/Aim: Thispaper investigates thepolitics offuel subsidy in Nigeria, with the aim to ascertain whether the removal of fuel subsidy is capable of spurring development in Nigeria. It relied heavily on secondly data. Using the dependency theory, thepaper reveals that Nigerians are not happy with the policy offuel subsidy removal becausepast leaders have reducedfuel subsidy with thepromise of developing Nigeria, buthavefailed to do so.

Methodology/Approach : The paper identified corruption as the major reason why the past administrations have been unable to use theproceeds from fuel subsidy reduction to enhance the development of theNigeria political system.

Findings/Conclusion: The paper recommends thatfor thepolicy to scale through the government need to win the confidence of the masses by curbing corruption, diversifYing the economy and embarking on infrastructural development.

Keywords: Petroleum Products, Fuel subsidy, Development, International Politics