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Nigerian democracy & global democracy

Ike Odimegwu

Nigerian democracy & global democracy

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Published by Fab Educational Books, c2008. in Awka [Nigeria] : Department of Philosophy, Nnamdi Azikiwe University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Democracy -- Nigeria,
  • International cooperation,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNigerian democracy and global democracy
    Statementedited by Ike Odimegwu.
    SeriesUnesco World Philosophy [email protected] ; v. 3
    ContributionsNnamdi Azikiwe University. Dept. of Philosophy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC423 .O356 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 405 p. ;
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24106110M
    ISBN 10978803991X
    ISBN 109789788039914
    LC Control Number2009404278

    The Economist. Egbunam E. () Journal of Black Studies, Vol. 29, No. 5, Special Issue: Political Strategies of Democracy and Health Issues and Concerns in Global Africa pp. Olafemi A. O., Victor O. O., (). Political Marketing: An Effective Strategy for Quality Leadership and Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria.   Democracy Day in Nigeria is being celebrated on the 12th of June this year. This is the first time the day has been marked on this date. And the change carries heavy symbolism for a country that.


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Some of her published books include: Southeastern Nigerian Women in Peacebuilding and Development (), Democracy and Sustainable Development in Nigeria (), Empowering Nigerian Women in the 21st Century: Measuring the Gap (), Excelling Primary English Book 1 (), Excelling Primary English Book 2 ().Author: Akudo Chinedu Ojoh.

The survey of public opinion about democracy in South Africa in and (Brodie et al, ; Washington Post, Kaiser Family Foundation, & Harvard University, ) spurred us to craft an adapted survey with which we surveyed public opinion in Nigeria with focus on public perception of the implementation of democracy in the last twelve years.

We felt the need to provide opportunity for Nigerians to appraise progress made with democratization Cited by: 2. 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 Nigerian democracy & global democracy book a.

Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects 3Cited by: 3. The Press and the Emergent Political Class in Nigeria: Media, Elections, and Democracy: /ch This probing thesis in this study is on how the political class in colonial and post-colonial Nigeria established, maintained, improved and controls the.

The overthrow in January of Nigeria’s First Republic erased what had been regarded as perhaps the most promising prospect for liberal democracy in post-colonial Africa. Marking the sweeping failure of parliamentary institutions across a continent of new nations, it accelerated the slide Nigerian democracy & global democracy book a ghastly civil war.

Class, Ethnicity and Democracy is the first scholarly study to 5/5(1). Nigeria, which is Africa’s biggest democracy, was ranked 20 out of the 44 sub-Saharan African countries and in the world.

Nigeria was classified a hybrid regime, meaning it is a combination of democratic traits such as regular elections and. Dividing the book into three sections, Thompson treats democracy in the three former colonies from the perspectives of pre-independence (colonialism), the transition to independence, and governance since independence.

Reflecting indigenous history, the colonial past and evolving culture, flawed but functioning forms. democracy will deliver Nigeria from the long decades of savagery and oppression. A vast m ajority of Nigerians looked with great expectations of better things toAuthor: Canice Erunke.

When did Nigeria Became a Republic. May 29 th of every year is declared “Democracy Day” in Nigeria, and it also a public holiday. The whole thing started from the year, when Olusegun Obasanjo was sworn in as the first democratically elected President of Nigeria.

Nevertheless, the democracy story in Nigeria can be traced to the year Integrating theory and original case studies, the book makes a very significant contribution to the fundamentals of how environmental democracy can be advanced at all levels. Cogently argued and engaged, Environmental Democracy provides a superb teaching text and a source of ideas and persuasive arguments for the politically and environmentally.

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.

This interdisciplinary and comparative study examines the Nigerian political system as a template for a historical and contemporary global comparative review and understanding of democracy-bureaucracy relations.

Table of Contents. Preface: The Politics of Bureaucracy 1. Background to Democracy-Bureaucracy Relations. Get this from a library. Democracy and values in global times: with Nigeria as a case study.

[George F McLean; Robert R Magliola; Joseph Abah. Chukwuokolo, C. Democracy in Nigerian Development. In I.

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AUTHORS: Godwin Okaneme. On October 1 Nigeria added to its list of vital statistics a new status as the world's fourth largest democracy.

The list was already impressive. One African in four is a Nigerian; with a population of 80 million or more, Nigeria is larger than any country in Europe.

It is also the world's eighth largest producer of crude oil and has been the United States' second largest Cited by: Class, Ethnicity and Democracy is the first scholarly study to analyze the evolution, decay, and failure of Nigeria's First Republic and to weigh this crucial experience against theories of the conditions for stable democratic government.

Rejecting explanations that focus on political culture, political institutions, or ethnic competition and Author: Larry Diamond. Commentary: Georgians Contributing to African Democracy, One Book at a Time but as the largest democracy in Africa, Nigeria continued to set an example for the rest of the continent.

a native of Nigeria, is a member of the Books For Africa Board of Directors and a Trustee of The Nigerian Book Trust. He said the population of the nation’s poor people was 80 million ini.e., when Nigeria returned to democracy.

According to him, the poverty rate was higher in the northern part of the Author: Daily Post Staff. The Role of Media in Nigeria’s Democracy. The media can never be separated from Nigeria’s long walk to democracy. It was an effective tool in the hands of the proponents of democracy, to mobilize the ragtag and the bobtail against the smoking guns of the military to return them to their natural habitat; the : Ikponmwosa Aikhionbare.

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Free ebook and PDF of Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville. Also available to read online. This is the two volume set of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America, first published in and   Larry Diamond, a respected political scientist at Stanford, has spent 40 years circumnavigating the globe promoting democracy in Nigeria, Venezuela and some 70 other countries.

Yet today he is aghast: “After three decades in which democracy was spreading and another in which it was stagnating and slowly eroding. Democratization: if we take democracy as being on a continuum with low democracy, medium democracy and high democracy as the closet to the democratic dead and, then in reference to Nigeria we can only speak of democratization; which is a form of low democracy tending toward medium with democratic consolidation still for fetched.

Size: KB. Nigeria Book: Dictators & Democracy. Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria (Now in paperback. from Cambridge University Press, ) Developing countries face the urgent challenge of identifying the factors that impact government performance.

Class, Ethnicity and Democracy in Nigeria: The Failure of the First Republic Larry Diamond An analysis of the evolution, decay, and failure of Nigeria's First Republic. Nigeria's Democracy Day is a public holiday to commemorate the restoration of democracy in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. May 29 was initially the official democracy day in Nigeria, marking when the newly elected Olusegun Obasanjo took office as the President of Nigeria inending multiple decades of military rule that began in and had been interrupted only by a brief period of democracy.

Adigun A. Agbaje, Larry Diamond, and Ebere Onwudiwe, eds. Nigeria's Struggle for Democracy and Good Governance: A Festschrift for Oyeleye Oyediran. Ibadan: lbadan University Press, pp. Tables. References. Appendix. Index. $ Paper. The book under review arrives during a time of intensified global scrutiny of Nigerian political.

This is the position Nigerian democracy now finds itself in. Buhari thus needs to keep his celebrations as short as possible and start focusing on restoring some faith in the system.

A genuine and systematic effort to tackle corruption, including within his party. the average be higher during democracy than during military, inflation rate on the average is higher during the military than during democracy.

This paper adopted unemployment, poverty and corruption as the yardstick for measuring performance of the Nigerian economy. The book – In Search of Democracy - brings together some of the seminal writings of Larry Diamond that have made him a pre-eminent figure among scholars of democracy and comparative democratic development.

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Several affiliates of the ICEF, including the Communications Workers of America and the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (OCAW), are participating in the ICEF's ongoing global Nigeria campaign, launched in February The campaign calls for the release of imprisoned Nigerian labor and democracy leaders.

The People and the Democracy in Nigeria. Democracy Model in Nigeria. Democracy and its influence on Economy of Nigeria. Getting to know the Democracy in Nigeria. The Press and the Democracy in Nigeria. There is a widespread opinion that the main problem of Nigerian democracy is absence of real charismatic leaders, who can efficiently manage.

Democracy and Sustainable Development in Nigeria ( Abuja, Nigeria). Democracy and sustainable development in Nigeria. Lagos: Frankad Publishers for Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Akinjide Osuntokun; Nigerian Environmental Protection.

His research and teaching focuses on African governance, political economy, and democratization. His books include Radical Nationalism in Cameroun, Democracy and Prebendal Politics in Nigeria, and he is the editor of Gaullist Africa, Cameroon under Ahmadu Ahidjo, State, Conflict, and Democracy in Africa.

When Muhammadu Buhari won his first election inhe became Nigeria’s first political leader to succeed an incumbent via the ballot box. This was a milestone for multiparty democracy in Africa. The recent election, on the other hand, represents a setback for Nigeria—and for Africa as a.

In theory, this book will examine the relationship between democracy and good governance, by critically analyzing the concepts. This book is divided into two sections—The first section of this book will attempt to pin down these concepts: democracy and good governance to their manifestations on ground, using Nigeria as a case :   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage Global development More Opinion Nigeria This article is more than 5 years old.

Two cheers for Nigerian democracy This article is more than 5 years old. Nigeria’s democratic setbacks may not yet entitle us to reject democracy altogether or to be receptive to military rule.

But we are at a crossroads, and if we continue with this charade, a Niger-like scenario of democratic disillusionment may be in the horizon. These events force us to consider the relationship between liberal democracy, empire, global economic dominance, and social Darwinism.

The Nigerian scholar Claude Ake, in his book ‘Democracy and Development in Africa’, considers democracy within the history of colonial and post-colonial Africa. Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online.

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