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Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria

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Published by Spectrum Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Nigeria,
  • Political Process - General,
  • Federal government,
  • Law : General,
  • Political Science / Practical Politics,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9191553M
    ISBN 109780290095
    ISBN 109789780290092

    Agbodike E. C ()” Federal character Principal and National integration in Amuwo K. (eds) Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria. Spectrum Books Limited, Ibadan – Nigeria Akinwumi, O. () “ Ethnicsation of Violence” in Saliu, H.A. (eds.), Nigeria Under. from different quarters more especially from the political class chanted for restructuring the Nigerian federalism, which become a national discourse. Similarly, structure of Nigeria federalism started crystallizing with the establishment of different Constitutions. It was the Clifford Constitution that endorsed the division of Northern. 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. Akinyemi E et al Reading on Federalism Lagos NITA Publisher Ltd Amuwo K et from POLITICAL POLS at Ahmadu Bello University. Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum Book Ltd. Anyaele, J.U. (). Comprehensive Government.

    Nigeria’s Election Is Shattering Political Taboos The issue of restructuring the country’s delicate federal system has long been off limits. Both candidates have now put it front and center.


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Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria by Kunle Amuwo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria [Amuwo, Kunle] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria. Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria. Twenty essays by four generations of Nigerian scholars are included in this volume, the first to examine the historical, political, economic and comparative dimensions of attempts by the military to restructure the Nigerian federation.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction: on the notion of political restructuring in a federal system / K. Amuwo and G. Hérault --Nigerian federalism in historical perspective / Tekena N. Tamuno --The development of the federal idea and the federal framework, / Osarhieme Benson Osadolor --Federalism, inter.

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 Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria book situation in which federalism is assaulted, if not dismantled.

This book analyzes the concept “true federalism” to examine whether there are definable dimensions of power-sharing that make ‘true federalism.’ The author takes a critical look at dimensions on political restructuring in Nigeria, which have been termed “true federalism.” The.

Rotimi Suberu is professor of politics at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was a fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in –Cited by: 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.

FEDERALISM AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIA: THE PANACEA FOR MUTUAL CO - EXISTENCE AND MANAGEMENT OF NATION’S RESOURCES Moses M. ADAGBABIRI Ugo Chuks OKOLIE** Abstract Federalism connotes an arrangement in which political powers are constitutionally shared between the central government and the federating : Moses M.

Adagbabiri. Presents a holistic approach to understanding Nigeria's antiterrorism policies; Identifies policy gaps in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria and offers a potential framework for solving some of the problems; Offers a highly detailed analysis of NACTEST, the umbrella policy framework that guides Nigeria’s counter terrorist strategies.

PROECT TOPIC: FEDERALISM AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIA includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available FEDERALISM AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIACHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDYNigeria has undergone a long process of restructuring in terms of the number of geo-political.

POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIA: THE NEED, CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS. Restructuring is a song on the lips of many Nigerians. It has trended for decades and seems to be an inter-generational topical issue in Nigeria. The persistent call for restructuring takes numerous dimensions, but particularly outstanding is in the dimension of politics.

Request PDF | Federalism, Political Restructuring, and the Lingering Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria book Question | The national question has remained an intractable challenge to Nigeria’s existence.

The debate revolves Author: Musa Abutudu. 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. Nigerian federalism in historical perspective / Tekena N. Tamuno. The development of the federal idea and the federal framework, / Osarhieme Benson Osadolor. Federalism, inter-ethnic conflicts, and the northernisation policy of the s and s / Olawale Albert.

Political restructuring as militarisation / Sanya Osha. PROECT TOPIC: FEDERALISM AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIA includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available FEDERALISM AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Nigeria has undergone a long process of restructuring in terms of the number of geo-political.

Amuwo, K. (), “Beyond the Orthodoxy of Political Restructuring: The Abacha Junta and the Political Economy of Force,” in K. Amuwo, A. Agbaje, R. Suberu, and G. Herault (eds.) Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria. Ibadan: Spectrum Books and IFRA, pp.

71– Google ScholarCited by: 4. The study is based on federalism and political restructuring in Nigeria. LIMITATION OF STUDY Financial constraint - Insufficient fund tends to impede the efficiency of the researcher in sourcing for the relevant materials, literature or information and in the process.

centric development of component units. Nigeria government should take the bull by the horn to see to true fiscal federalism, while crusade for restructuring should go beyond the politics of resource control, political restructuring to inclusive policy, politics and sustainable development.

book of Acts –3, pressing to offer vital lessons to Nigeria in her quest for political restructuring. It concluded by finding out that Nigeria’s pluralistic nature, when restructured, should be a catalyst for global vision attainment and sustainable development.

Keywords: Theology; Politics; Restructure; Church; Nigeria; Federalism. Keywords: Federalism, State Creation, Ethnicity, National Integration, Federal Character. THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND TO STATE CREATION IN NIGERIA Introduction Nigeria has undergone a long process of restructuring in terms of the number of geo-political administrative units constituting the polity.

This process is popularly referred to as “state. The study is based on Nigerian federalism and the issue of restructuring in Nigeria, a case study of selected political parties in Abuja.

LIMITATION OF STUDY Financial constraint - Insufficient fund tends to impede the efficiency of the researcher in sourcing for the relevant materials, literature or information and in the process of data.

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. Nigeria has been a federal state sinceyet even this basic requirement of federalism has not been attained in the Nigerian federalism.

This paper discusses the attributes of federalism and the practice of federalism in Nigeria in comparison with the practice in other federal by: 2.

Restructuring: Why Nigeria must return to true federalism – Anyaoku, Tinubu, Adebanjo On April 3, pm In News, Politics by vanguard Kindly Share This Story. amongst others as the solution to restructuring issues in Nigeria.

Keywords: Federalism, Re-federalization, Resource control, Political Restructuring, Nigeria. Introduction Nigeria as a sovereign state is one that has numerous ethno-tribal groups as matched with its vast territory, large population and enormous land Size: KB. Political Structuring as Militarisation, In: Amuwo K, Agbaje A, Rotimi S and Herault G (eds) Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria, In: Ibadan: Spectrum Books Limited.

Osuntokun J (). The Historical Background of Nigerian Federalism, In: Akinyemi AB et al.(eds), Readings on Federalism, Lagos: NIIA. ppAuthor: E.B.A. Agbaje. POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING AND DEVOLUTION OF POWERS AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER ONE.

INTRODUCTION. Background of the study The word “restructuring” has acquired widespread usage, with sonorous reverberations, particularly in Nigeria’s public space within the last 18 months of the coming to office of the Buhari Administration.

The unending quest for true federalism, political restructuring, and self-determination within the context of the ethnically heterogeneous Nigerian federation will disappear until the political leaders reform the institutions and structures of the federal system to give a semblance of genuine federalism.

‘Nigeria: A Federation in. Nigeria’s current political and constitutional status quo is clearly and evidently unsustainable and the cries of “marginalization”, “secession”, “true federalism” and “sharia”; as well as abject socio-economic conditions of poverty, unemployment, rural misery and neglect, decrepit infrastructure and urban slums, militancy, insurrection and widespread insecurity being.

Federalism and Good Governance in Nigeria: The Nexus ALAFURO EPELLE, PHD DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION RUMUOLUMENI, PORT-HARCOURT BLESSING E.N THOM-OTUYA. 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). Federalism, Politics and Governance in Nigeria Femi Omotso PhD Department of Political Science, Ekiti State University Ado-Ekiti,PMBAdo-Ekiti, Nigeria E-mail: [email protected] Toyin Abe.

Almuwo (eds) Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria: Ibadan: Spectrum Books. – See also Esekumemu Clark (). Oil as a Source of Political Conflict in Nigeria: The Case of Ijaws.

In Victor Ojakorotu, (ed.), Contending Issues in the Niger Delta Crisis of Nigeria File Size: 58KB. Nigeria is Africa’s biggest economy and the most populous black nation on earth.

Yet, regional economic inequality and the lopsidedness of Nigeria’s political system have led to a series of protracted conflicts. The country is currently embroiled in crises similar to the tumultuous time after independence inwhen regional and ethnic tensions erupted in a vicious power struggle.

Back. The foundation of Nigeria’s problems lies in its historical development. This is linked to the swift design by predatory colonial masters aimed at achieving their political economy in colonialization of Africa.

Sequel to the amalgamation of the southern and northern protectorates inNigeria’s minimal state has continued to witness serial and intractable agitations, political Author: Abada Ifeanyichukwu Michael, Okafor Nneka Ifeoma, Tr.

Omeh Paul Hezekiah. The Challenges of Political Restructuring in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic: A Prognostic Analysis Osuntokun () identifies two accounts that explain the evolution of Nigerian federalism (p. 91). One of them explains that Nigerian federalism was a deliberate creation of the British colonial.

Obi, C, (), “The Impact of Oil on Nigeria’s Resource Allocation System: Problems and Prospects for National Reconstruction”, in K. Amuwo et al., (eds), Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria, Spectrum and IFRA, Ibadan, Nigeria, pp.

– Federalism, Democracy and Constitutionalism: The Nigerian Experience Dr. Amah Emmanuel Ibiam Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria Abstract A great democracy must either sacrifice self-government to unity or Preserve it by federalism. The co-existenceCited by: 1.

Imbalances in Nigeria’s federal arrangement have been a constant source of conflict in Nigeria’s politics. Fundamentally, the federal structure was adopted to accommodate Nigeria’s multi-ethnic nationalities.

The dissatisfaction among the federating units underlies an unending search for an acceptable revenue sharing formula : Asadu Ikechukwu, Nwofia Johnson Emeka. Ekweremadu, who said, “restructuring is not an emotional issue, but a political imperative for Nigeria to make the desired progress”, disagreed with those who see the calls for restructuring Author: Yemi Itodo.

Ayoade, J. A. A. (). The Federal Character Principle and the Search for National Integration. In K. Amuwo et al (Eds.), Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria (pp.

). Ibadan Spectrum Books. What Is Restructuring And Does Nigeria Need It? - The Essence Of The Restructuring Debate In Nigeria By Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai When I concluded plans to. restructuring was imperative.

Insisting that there must be equity, fairness and justice in all that was being done as a nation, he said restructuring was necessary in the promotion of true federalism.