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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.

Author Guidelines

The South East Journal of Political Science (SEJPS) is a bi-annual journal devoted to the publication of theoretical, as well as research-based empirical works on issues that border on Political Science. The articles to be accepted for publication in the journal may span the whole spectrum of Political Science – Political Theory; International Relations; Government; Public Administration; Conflict, Peace and Security; Political Thought; Development Studies; Political Economy and other related issues.

SEJPS also welcomes well-researched papers from scholars and practitioners in all spheres of social and behavioural sciences. All articles sent to SEJPS undergo a double blind peer-review to determine its suitability for publication.

All submissions, which should  be submitted to through the platform or send to  npsasoutheast@gmail.com should be about 8,000 words including references, type-written in Microsoft, double spaced, 12-point font size, A4 paper, and written in English language and using the 6th edition of APA reference style. The name(s), designation(s) and address(es) of author(s) should appear only on the cover page. Contributor(s) are entitled to two complimentary copies each of the journal their article(s) appeared. An abstract of not more than 200 words is required for every article. The abstract should be followed by five keywords.

 A peer review fee of Three Thousand Naira (N3,000) will be paid.

 All contributions should be sent to:

 The Editor, South East Journal of Political Science (npsasoutheast@gmail.com)

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