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The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria

by J, Isawa Elaigwu

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Published by Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Government - Comparative,
  • Political Process - Political Parties,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Political Science / Political Parties,
  • Political Science-Government - Comparative,
  • Political Science-Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages324
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8775065M
    ISBN 101905068433
    ISBN 109781905068432

    Federalism, State Creation, Primitive Accumulation. INTRODUCTION An attempt to locate the effect of the interaction between politics, (a generic concept), and economy, on the efficacy of state creation as agent of development and integration in the Nigerian federal system must be grounded upon a fairly elaborate but, yet, precise theoreticalFile Size: KB. than that. It is true that politics has to deal with power, and power involves so many things like decision making, allocation of resources, settlement of conflicts and provision of social amenities. These are the major functions of government, an act that is political in nature. Nigeria Education and Politics of Federalism-R. A Ahukanna, Ph.D.

    This book shows how specific historical events and societal forces within Nigeria transcend the choices its political leaders have made to influence the course of the state's political development. Kalu N. Kalu describes a variety of factors that have contributed to the challenges facing state-building and political institutions in Nigeria.3/5(1). Book Description. This volume examines the design and impact of courts in African federal systems from a comparative perspective. Recent developments indicate that the previously stymied idea of federalism is now being revived in the constitutional arrangements of several African countries.

    Description: Richard Joseph's seminal book Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria represented a watershed moment in the understanding of the political dynamics of Nigeria. This groundbreaking collection brings together scholars from across disciplines to assess the significance of Joseph's work and the current state of Nigerian politics. In its most general sense, federalism is an arrangement in which two or more self-governing communities share the same political space. Citizens of federal states (or superstates, as in the case.


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The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria by J, Isawa Elaigwu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nigerians embraced federalism as a way of managing the conflicts and suspicions among the various constituent nationalities that make up the Nigerian state. These fears and suspicions had led to the emergence of aggressive political and economic competitions along ethno-regional lines.

Beginning fromthe unitary colonial state saw itself being gradually federalized as it had to contend. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria --Nigeria under colonial rule --The Civilian regime and dual federalism --The quest for a model of government --Military rule and federalism in Nigeria: Federal --state relations under military.

This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria. It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country’s federalism. The central feature of Nigeria’s political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the state.

Get this from a library. The political economy of federalism in Nigeria. [Dele Babalola] -- This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria. It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country's federalism.

In The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria, Professor Jonah Elaigwu, a leading authority on federalism, discusses the processes through which Nigeria came to adopt a federal system of government as well as the manner in which the system has been operated in the by: This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria book federalism in Nigeria.

It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country’s federalism. The central feature of Nigeria’s political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the : $ Description: This book uses the political economy approach to examine the relative failure of federalism in Nigeria.

It shows the nexus between the political and the economic aspects of the country’s federalism. The central feature of Nigeria’s political economy is the relationship between oil resources and the state. Suberu, in his book Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria, suggests that a stronger federalist system that reduces the power of the central government would counteract “cake sharing.

Democracy, federalism and the Nigerian lie act of deception in the Constitution of their Federal Republic of Nigeria. the years of military misadventure in politics unfortunately. third world politics, (Suberu, ). Having explored the polemics in the literature, vis-à-vis the suitability of federalism as an integrative device, we now proceed to examine the travails of federalism in Nigeria.

Federalism: Conceptual Explanation It has been discussed and agreed at many fora that the discussion of contemporary federalism. Cite this article as: Omitola, B.

(), “The politics of fiscal federalism and the challenges of development in Nigeria”, International Journal of Development and.

Federalism in Nigeria refers to the devolution of self-governance by the West African nation of Nigeria to its federated states, who share sovereignty with the Federal Government. Before and right after independence. First coup, counter-coup and the new states.

Till date. 2 Causes for, and effects of federalism. Buy The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria by Elaigwu, J. Isawa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : J. Isawa Elaigwu. 2PY7TRUOLBP0 ^ Book # The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria THE POLITICS OF FEDERALISM IN NIGERIA Adonis & Abbey Publishers Ltd.

Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. pages. Dimensions: in. x in. x ans embraced federalism as a way of managing the conflicts and suspicions among the. Before we start discussing federalism in Nigeria, it is pertinent to know what federalism really lism can be seen as a system of government in which governmental powers that exist in a country are shared between central government and other component unit’s i.e.

Author: Adetola Adekoya. Vanguard News. A Nigerian newspaper and Online version of the Vanguard, a daily publication in Nigeria covering Nigeria news, Niger delta. Federalism, mode of political organization that unites separate states or other polities within an overarching political system in a way that allows each to maintain its own l systems do this by requiring that basic policies be made and implemented through negotiation in some form, so that all the members can share in making and executing decisions.

The book offers a reinterpretation, which argues that the demand for true federalism, which anchors the major trend in the age-long debate on the structure of Nigerian federalism, is ahistorical and therefore static. The book uniquely emphasises the need to periodise the practice of.

This book assesses the effectiveness of Nigeria’s counterterrorist policies against Boko Haram. It takes a critical review of the interventionist strategies adopted by the Nigerian government, highlights the motivations behind the choice of strategies, and proffers a deeper understanding of the factors responsible for the state’s inability, thus far, to rid the country of terrorism.

In The Politics of Federalism in Nigeria, Professor Jonah Elaigwu, a leading authority on federalism, discusses the processes through which Nigeria came to adopt a federal system of government as well as the manner in which the system has been operated in the country.

The Niger-Delta region is prone to conflicts and restiveness as a consequence of oil activities and under development, which, ultimately induce poverty. Oil, Democracy and the Promise of True Federalism in Nigeria attempts to demonstrate this unfortunate byproduct of federalism in Nigeria.

Calling for resource control and the practice of True Federalism, the contributors of this volume. In Nigeria, thediscovery, exploration, and subsequent realisation of huge revenue from the sale of oil,especially in the ’s has led to high tension, controversy, negative politics, unhealthyrivalry among the components of Nigerian federalism and peoples.Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria Evidence is accumulated in support of the book's central thesis that autocratic rule is antipathetic to the sustenance of genuine federal practice, and that federal restructuring initiated under the tight control of repressive governments cannot but lead to a situation in which federalism is.