Federalism in Nigeria

a study in the development of the Nigerian state
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Macmillan , London
Federal government -- Nigeria., Nigeria -- Politics and government --
StatementSam Egite Oyovbaire.
SeriesContemporary African issues series
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LC ClassificationsJQ3086.S8
The Physical Object
Paginationxx,306p. :
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Open LibraryOL21284828M
ISBN 100333348737

Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria: Suberu, Rotimi, Diamond, Larry: : by: About this book. 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 : Palgrave Macmillan.

Nigerian Federalism: Continuing Quest for Stability and Nation-Building explores the nature of and the debate over a number of recurrent Federalism in Nigeria book, such as the “origins of Nigerian federalism, the number of state units in the federal system, fiscal issues, political parties, distributional issues, and intergovernmental relations” in Nigerian federalism since the establishment of protofederalism under.

Book Description: 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.

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. Book Description: Nigerian Federalism: Continuing Quest for Stability and Nation-Building explores the nature of and the debate over a number of recurrent issues, such as the “origins of Nigerian federalism, the number of state units in the federal system, fiscal issues, political parties, distributional issues, and intergovernmental relations” in Nigerian federalism since the establishment of protofederalism under.

To start with, Nigeria's federalism fundamentally violated B. Dureley's conceptualization of federalism as a division of powers between a central government and several regions of state.

In Nigeria, adoption of this governmental arrangement dated to when it emerge a federation of three regions defined by the three major ethnic groups. However, in theory, Nigeria is said to be practicing federalism since In fact, evidence on ground points to the opposite direction.

Odukoya A,Ashiru D () “Federalism and the National Question in Nigeria”, in Anifowose, R. & Babawale, T. (eds). Nigeria Beyond issues, Challenges & Prospects, Lagos: Department of Political Science, University of Lagos, Akoka. The sharing pattern of political power into various units of government is one of the problems in the Nigeria federalism, where the federal government Federalism in Nigeria book seen as the lord of all to the other tiers of government.

The distribution of revenue allocation in Nigeria has not been properly shared to the various tiers in time past. Fiscal federalism in Nigeria: Theory and practice. Olabanji Olukayode Ewetan.

Department of Economics and Development Studies, College of Development Studies (CDS), Covenant University, P.M.B. Km. 10 Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. Abstract. Fiscal federalism, which mirrors the amount of fiscal autonomy and responsibility accorded to subnational government, has been an important.

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.

‘Nigeria: A Federation in Search of Federalism’. 50 Shades of Federalism. Available at: Bibliography. Babalola, Dele (), “The Origins of Nigerian Federalism: The Rikerian Theory and Beyond”, Federal Governance, Vol.

8, No. 3, 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 Politics of Federalism in Nigeria: J.

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Isawa Elaigwu Dual Federalism (–) Dual federalism describes the nature of federalism for the first years of the. politicization of ethnicity or the ethnicization of the politics of state creation that Nigeria has witnessed in recent years. Federalism, State creation and National Integration State creation like federal character, quota system, etc.

is one of the devices built into the federal constitution of Nigeria as a means of achieving unity in diversity. Introduction: Federalism in Nigeria Ladipo Adamolekun The World Bank Nigeria is the only country in Africa that has established and maintained a federal system of government.' The articles in this issue of Publius seek to shed light on this unique experience by examining both the strengths and weaknesses of Nigeria's federal system.

Nigeria can be said to be operating the federal system of government, whereas in actual practice, the country is tending towards a unitary system.

Therefore, the problem with federalism in Nigeria is the mix-application or non-application of this clause especially as. Environmental Justice And Federalism Environmental Justice And Federalism by Dennis C. Cory. Download it Environmental Justice And Federalism books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

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Isawa Elaigwu. Aha Publishing House [for the Institute of Governance and Social Research], 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.”.

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In this book, leading scholars and governmental advisers Robert Inman and Page 4/7. Read PDF The Politics Of Federalism In Nigeria Daniel Rubinfeld consider the most promising forms of federal governance and the most effective path to enacting federal policies.

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Federalism and Political Restructuring in Nigeria edited by Kunle Amuwo 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.

Chapter 1. Theoretical Perspectives on Federalism.- Chapter 2. Background to Nigerian Federalism.- Chapter 3. Structure and Power Redistribution.- Chapter 4. Local Government Administration, Creation and Control.- Chapter 5. The use and Operational Control of the Police Force.- Chapter 6.

Fiscal relations and Revenue allocation.- Chapter 7. Federalism and Ethnic Conflict in Nigeria book.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Nigeria is Africa s most populous country; its c 2/5(1). Nigeria is Africa's most populous country; its citizens are perhaps the best educated on the continent. It is the world's sixth-largest producer of oil. Nigeria also has probably the most elaborate system of government in the region.

Yet the country teeters perilously close to massive civil upheaval. In this compelling new work, Suberu examines the profound political contradictions that make. Nyong, M.O.,‘Fiscal Federalism, Revenue Allocation Formula and Economic Development in Nigeria’, in Akpan H. Ekpo and Enamidem Ubok-Udom (eds), Issues in Fiscal Federalism and Revenue Allocation in Nigeria, Ibadan: Future Publishing.

The problem of federalism in Nigeria has been a recurrent one and is fast receiving wider attention from scholars. The research shall be significant in the following ways: 1. The study will investigate into the challenges of federalism in Nigeria.

2.Nwabueze, B. O.Federalism in Nigeria under the presidential constitution / by B.O. Nwabueze Sweet & Maxwell London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.It is the general agreement of the people of Nigeria (as history has shown, therefore) to remain under a federal structural system, being the only basis upon which Nigeria can remain united, despite its diversity and the peculiar conditions under which the different tribal communities live in the country [3].This is because federalism as a system of government emanates from the desire of a.