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Nigeria: On the democratic path?

hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One ... first session, Tuesday, August 3, 1999

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10112197M
ISBN 100160603870
ISBN 109780160603877
OCLC/WorldCa43986369

Nigeria (/ n aɪ ˈ dʒ ɪər i ə / ()), officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a sovereign country located in West Africa bordering Niger in the north, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.A federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja Calling code: +   Nigeria has made progress since its return to democracy in But a political system crippled by corruption and dogged by ethnic tensions threatens to derail the country from its path .

In addition to its analysis, the book offers prescriptions for establishing and sustaining effective state leadership. Reviews “Oko has exhaustively documented the evolution of tribalism, ethnicity, corruption, electoral malpractice, and the misuse of state authority to perpetuate the hegemony of Nigeria’s political elites over the nation Pages: I argue that violent conflict in Nigeria is a reflection of the failure of democracy, democratic values, ideals, norms and institutions rather than the spread of Islamic fundamentalism and ethnic Author: Thomas Chukwuma Ijere.

“Will the cesspools of corruption in Nigeria be forever drained and will this great nation discover a path to democratic prosperity? That is the question which confronts us on almost every page of Adebanwi’s searing exposé.” — Richard Joseph, John Evans Professor of International History and Politics, Northwestern UniversityPages:   Nigeria Is What Democracy Looks Like. 03/31/ pm ET Updated and Buhari is a military man who orchestrated a coup d'état in and governed without the democratic consent of the people of Nigeria until Consequently, Nigeria's choice was between an ineffective incumbent and this new president who has dictatorial Author: Jumoke Balogun.


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This book addresses various issues that have arisen in the practice of democracy in Nigeria sincefocusing on the Obasanjo years (). Nigeria’s return to democratic rule has been marked by developments such as the implementation of reforms to address perceived economic problems and corruption.5/5(1).

This book examines the challenges confronting the practice of democracy and governance in Nigeria. The book examines the theoretical underpinnings and the procedural and institutional components of democratic practice in Nigeria, including the challenges associated with elections, the legislature, the media and gender issues.

Nigeria on the Precipice: Issues, Options, and Solutions: Lessons for Emerging Heterogeneous Democratic Societies [Owhoko, Michael] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nigeria on the Precipice: Issues, Options, and Solutions: Lessons for Emerging Heterogeneous Democratic 5/5(2).

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Democracy and Democratisation in Nigeria, Selected Papers of the National Conference on "Democracy and Democratisation in Nigeria: an Assessment of the Period to ," Organized by the Centre for Democratic Research and Training (CDRT), Mambayya House, Bayero University, Kano, MayPath to nigerian freedom pdf Path to nigerian freedom pdf Path to nigerian freedom pdf DOWNLOAD.

DIRECT DOWNLOAD. Path to nigerian freedom unity of the Yoruba people, one of the three largest ethnic groups in colonial Nigeria, and to ensure a secure future for them. Awolowo published his first book, Path to Nigerian. The book is a multi-disciplinary assessment of Nigeria's democratic strides, including contributions from scholars in a broad range of disciplines such as history, sociology and anthropology, political science, economics, international relations, among others.

completed the task of returning Nigeria to the path of democratic rule when he hand ed over to Alhaji Shehu Shagari on October 1, Before then, Obasanjo. In Obafemi Awolowo.

Awolowo also wrote the influential Path to Nigerian Freedom (), in which he made his case for the need of a federal form of government in an independent Nigeria to safeguard the interests of each ethnic nationality and region and to create a sustainable basis for Nigerian unity.

Democracy in Nigeria has come a long way in the past two and half decades with four transitional elections and as many as over 10 million registered voters (Aremu, ). On May, 29th the country restored civil democratic rule after a protracted military rule that lasted for more than three by: 3.

Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria seeks to critically analyse Nigeria’s democratic experience since when the current Republic was instituted. Given the chequered democratic antecedents of the country, the book examines the factors responsible for the resilience of the present democratic dispensation, in spite of forces inhibiting democratic : Femi Omotoso, Michael Kehinde.

1 see R. Joseph, Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria. The rise and fall of the Second Republ ; 3 Fascinating theoretical discourses have equally been put forward, attributing the Nigerian socio-economic and political-democratic crisis toprebendalism, predation, patrimonialism, the ‘rogue’ state, the dynamics of global capitalist expansion and class formation in the periphery.1 Our Author: Attahiru M.

Jega. Nigeria: on the democratic path?: hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session, Tuesday, August 3, The conduct of free and fair elections provides a yardstick to measure the quality of democracy in a country.

Credible elections are the platform on which the populace partakes in democracy by electing representatives of their choice as public office. Nigeria; Presidency: Democratic path to change is the way to go, not violence. Agencies - December 2, The presidency has reacted to a statement credited to a.

of good governance and leadership as the pathway to sustainable national development in Nigeria. It therefore uses secondary sources of data such as Text Books, Journals, Magazines. Book Description Hardcover.

Condition: New. The emergence of 'democratic' rule in Nigeria since brought a lot of aspirations/hope for the fragile state. There are still controversies on whether Nigeria is truly operating democray or civil : Hardcover.

NIGERIA -THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE. Although Nigeria was the creation of European ambitions and rivalries, its peoples had their cherished history of freedom and independence before the arrival of the British. This newly created country contained a multiplicity of diverse ethnic groups which had evolved com- plex systems of government.

British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence inpolitics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in.

Get this from a library! Nigeria's elections: the fitful path to democratic citizenship. [Jibrin Ibrahim; United States Institute of Peace.].

As Nigeria approached the national elections, sustained external action was needed to tilt the balance in favor of a successful vote and .Path to Nigerian Freedom Paperback – January 1, by Obafemi Awolowo (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Paperback, Import, January 1, "Please retry" Author: Obafemi Awolowo.