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Constitutional federalism and democracy in Nigeria

Northern Nigerian Conference on the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2000 Kaduna, Nigeria?)

Constitutional federalism and democracy in Nigeria

by Northern Nigerian Conference on the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2000 Kaduna, Nigeria?)

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Published by Human Rights Monitor in Kaduna, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Federal government -- Nigeria -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Etannibi E.O. Alemika & Festus O. Okoye.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsAlemika, Etannibi E. O., Okoye, Festus., Human Rights Monitor (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA2035.A67 .N67 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 230 p. ;
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3596321M
      ISBN 10978349841X
      LC Control Number2002316557
      OCLC/WorldCa61460902

      Constitutionalism and Democracy. by Dominique Rousseau, 11 May translated by John Zvesper. Tags Some see this “democracy by constitution” not as a more demanding democratic theory but as the return of the theological «Constitutionalism and Democracy», Books and Ideas, 11 May ISSN: Author: Dominique Rousseau. However, there seems to be a consensus, especially in the southern part of the country that the operation of federalism in Nigeria does not conform to the fundamental principles of federalism. As Wheare ( 20) argues, ‘a country may have a federal constitution, but in practice it may work that constitution in such a way that its.

        Another difference between federalism and Unitary system of government is that, a federal system usually go with a rigid constitution. This means that the process of amending the constitution is very difficult and no body will be able to alter the constitution . Federalism: Its Application in Africa as a Constitutional Device for Creating a Nation and Furthering Democracy by Professor Ben Nwabueze gives an account of the rise of federalism in Africa, its decline and the causes of the book deals with the role of federalism in creating a nation. Also examined are the notions of quasi-federalism and the ‘federal idea’, and their.

      Regionalism was introduced to the Nigeria system by the Richards Constitution. Before and right after independence [ edit ] Federalism is a system of government in which governmental powers that exists in a country are shared between central government and component region. Explores six topics for which Nigerian politics offer rich material for analysis: the relative impacts of democratic constitutionalism and military authoritarianism on inter‐ethnic relations; the relationship between the form and character of federalism on the one hand, and success or failure in the management of ethnic conflict on the other; the relative auspiciousness of presidential and Author: Rotimi T. Suberu.


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