This paper presents the experiences of the researcher during the cause of these studies. The researcher used a qualitative methodology approach in investigating the causes of ineffective implementation of Federal Character Policy in Nigeria. This paper provides the procedures through which the researcher goes about this study by describing and providing a detailed and comprehensive explanation of how the method was used to study the ineffective implementation of the Federal Character Policy in Nigerian civil service. This paper provides the research design, location of the study area, how the study sample was selected, how research data was collected and subsequently analyzed. In addition, the issues of the validity and reliability of research findings were discussed and the ethical considerations aspect of the research was also discussed in this paper.
Keywords: methodology; case study; qualitative; policy implementation; federal character policy