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Prospects for democracy in Nigeria

hearing before the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, June 25, 1998.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on International Relations.

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

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • United States,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- Nigeria,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Nigeria,
    • Nigeria -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .I549 1998ah
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 60 p. ;
      Number of Pages60
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL71825M
      ISBN 100160576660
      LC Control Number99172328
      OCLC/WorldCa40389284

      poverty line (CIA World Fact Book, ). Despite these challenges, the paper observed that democracy in Nigeria has the prospects of creating enabling environment for . This is a timely book on political transition to civil rule in Nigeria. The socio-political and economic ramifications of the transfer of power to an elected civilian administration and the political chaos resulting from the continued uncertainties surrounding the transition program are examined. Some of the topics which are touched upon are the relationship between the state, .

      The prospects of democratic consolidation in Africa will be further brightened when that eventually happens in Nigeria. But there are other reasons why Nigerians and the whole world are intensely focused on this year’s elections, chief of which is that the elections are holding in the shadow of huge security, economic and social uncertainties. Nevertheless, the prospect of democracy in Nigeria is still the same throughout all six scholar articles. Though the scholars mentioned in the review seem to have their own approach of defining and measuring democracy in Nigeria, it is evident that all scholars classify the current status quo in Nigeria as undemocratic.

      the critical governance challenges facing Nigeria and recommended accountability and ethical principles for democracy to blossom. Keywords: Democracy, Good Governance, Corruption, Human Rights, Electoral Reform. Introduction marked a watershed in Nigeria's political annals. It was the dawn of the fourth Republic, a return to.   Challenges and Prospects of Liberal Democracy in West Africa: A Comparative Assessment of Benin, Ghana, and Nigeria [Kwesi Ayima] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The bitter lessons of history have taught West Africa that there are no longer respectable alternatives to democracy after the collapse of communism. Nonetheless.


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Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Challenges and Prospects Prospects for democracy in Nigeria book Liberal Democracy in West Africa: A Comparative Assessment of Benin, Ghana, and Nigeria. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller prospects of Nigerian democracy.

While it remains true that Nigeria is governed by democratically elected leaders at the federal and state levels, Nigeria is yet to institutionalise democracy after a century of existence as a political entity.

The paper discusses some of the impediments to the institutionalisation of democracy in Nigeria after more. After gaining independence in from Great Britain, Nigeria fell prey to civil war and the first of so many military coups in Democracy was briefly restored from to to the country, but for most of its independent history, Nigeria was ruled by a series of military last major military ruler, Gen.

Sani Abacha, died suddenly in   Problems and prospects of democracy in Nigeria. Over years, Nigeria has been wallowing in the coffin of poverty, underdevelopment, unemployment, power instability, securities menace, and political hullabaloos, all this has been a problem combating a nation that was once giant of Africa, { Democracy In Nigeria}.All these issues, combating a nation that was once.

Nigeria and the world over, everybody and every nation clamor for democracy now. A development informed by the curiosity for greater freedom and right to liberty which everyone yearns for through inclusions of its clause in the constitution, the.

The past few years have been very traumatic ones for many Nigerians. With the exception of those in power or close to the seat of power, the changes of were a welcome relief given the tyranny and repression that the country had suffered under General Abacha.

With many people in prison and more in exile, the death of Abacha was received with a sigh of relief. Electronic Voting: Challenges And Prospects In Nigeria’s Democracy DOI: / Page 75 Fig Captured Image of a Valid Vote. Nigeria is a difficult place to live in.

Ayo Sogunro has written a book titled Everything in Nigeria is going to kill you.I have also heard it said that Nigerians in the diaspora should stop asking Nigerians living at home to speak truth to power, because the mere fact of living in Nigeria, by itself, constitutes speaking truth to power.

To entrench democracy in Nigeria, some basic institutional reforms are needed as a matter of urgency. There is the need to adjust the following institutional guards in order to entrench democratic values in Nigeria. Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects Iheanacho, E.

Department of Political Science Imo State University, Owerri, E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT This study, Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects is a descriptive analysis that has relied on.

"A magisterial and authoritative treatment of all aspects of constitutional democracy in Africa. The author cares very deeply about democracy thriving in Africa, but never weakens his objectivity in assessing its history or prospects.

It places the author securely as one of Africa's great scholars.". Get this from a library. Prospects for democracy in Nigeria: hearing before the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, J [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on. democracy means the involvement of the people in the running of the political, socio-economic and cultural affairs of their polity.

Schumpeter cited in Ukase () sees democracy as a method by which decision-making is transferred to individuals who have gained power in a. Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects 3. The Prospect of Nigeria Democracy. Samuel Uwhejevwe-Togbolo. Email: [email protected] Democracy is the best form of government that can solve the problem of the people in a particular country, democracy in Nigeria as gone a long way and is still going through the part of perfection.

Problems and Prospects of Sustaining Democracy in Nigeria Book Summary: The past few years have been very traumatic ones for many Nigerians.

With the exception of those in power or close to the seat of power, the changes of were a welcome relief given the tyranny and repression that the country had suffered under General Abacha. Regime Character, Electoral Crisis, and Prospects of Electoral Reform in Nigeria Adekunle Animashaun.

Kunle Animashaun. Abstract. Since when civil politics was restored to Nigeria, discourse on the appropriate electoral system for the country has been put firmly on the national democratic agenda. Drawing from research conducted in Nigeria, Senegal, and Uganda, Christianity, Islam, and Liberal Democracy offers a deeper understanding of how Christian and Islamic faith communities affect the political attitudes of those who belong to them and, in turn, prospects for liberal democracy.

While many analysts believe that religious diversity in developing countries is an. The purpose of this paper is to attempt a critical appraisal of the pace, practise, pattern, priorities, problems and prospects of Nigerian democracy. While it remains true that Nigeria is governed by democratically elected leaders at the federal and state levels, Nigeria is yet to institutionalise democracy after a century of existence as a.

Electronic Voting: Challenges and Prospects in Nigeria's Democracy. 23 hours ago  In the instance of internal democracy, the critical institutions are party organs, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), The Courts, and in a manner of speaking, the Agenda Setting. If things continue in the same vein over the next 20 years, we risk ever further violence, alienation and frustration among Nigerians.

While 20 years of democracy in Nigeria is a landmark, for this to be meaningful for Nigeria’s people, democracy needs to be about more than the check box exercise of holding elections.Democracy Day is J a national public (bank) holiday in June 6,it was held annually on May Democracy Day marks the day the military handed over power to an elected civilian government inmarking the beginning of the longest continuous civilian rule since Nigeria's independence from colonial rule in Additional Physical Format: Online version: Davies, Hezekiah Oladipo.

Nigeria: the prospects for democracy. London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson [].