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military participation in the politics and government of Nigeria

Bernard-Thompson Ikegwuoha

military participation in the politics and government of Nigeria

a socio-political review

by Bernard-Thompson Ikegwuoha

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Published by B.T. Ikegwuoha in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria. Nigerian Army -- History.,
    • Military government -- Nigeria -- History.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 43-44) and index.

      StatementIkegwuoha, Bernard-Thompson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT515.8 .I42 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p. ;
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1313394M
      LC Control Number92185004

        In , it was renamed the Nigerian Military Forces, and handed over to the Nigerian government by the British in After the civil war, the military expanded to about , in , and consumed a large part of Nigeria’s resources under military rule for little productive return. [4]. insignificant in such a political system if the government does not positively affect the life of the people of the grassroots or if development eludes the grassroots dwellers. Therefore, the problem of governance, particularly at the local level, has been in a doldrums in the political history of Nigeria. Corruption always weakens the government and results in high chances of military coups. Nigeria is still one of the most corrupt countries in the world, therefore, it will not be a surprise if the weak, corrupted politicians surrender the country to military rule. Without a strong political leader, Nigeria may fall into another military coup.


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military participation in the politics and government of Nigeria by Bernard-Thompson Ikegwuoha Download PDF EPUB FB2

In book: Issues on Nigerian Peoples and Culture (pp) Military and Politics in Nigeria. The federal military government that controlled power under : Murtala Muhammad. The paper traces the evolution of the influence of the military governance in Nigeria on the development of managerial elite. It identifies two generations of leadership elite that evolved in Nigeria prior to the military inroad into politics.

It attempts a brief analysis of different coups that took place in the country. Abegunrin provides a significant and comprenhensive examination of Nigerian foreign policy () during the almost 33 years of military rule, punctuated by the four-year civilian interregnum, He analyzes what led to the military rule inand the foreign policy performance of each military regime that ruled the country since /5(3).

Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria The year was a watershed in the history of Nigeria as it witnessed the peaceful transfer of power from the military to the political class.

Military participation in the politics and government of Nigeria book is a compilation of well researched essays and narratives on Nigerian government and politics.

The book is a multi-disciplinary. The military rulership affects the executive, legislature, the judiciary and the civil society. The values and norms imbibe manifests in the practice of the current democracy. University of Nigeria, Nsukka Abstract Military rule became dominant feature of government in Nigeria only after political independence, especially from January 15th This has become a national problem.

The role of the military in the Nigerian politics has generated a lot of heated debates. the role of the military in nigeria politics by irabor ikechukwu emmanuel. mpa this is submitted to the department of political science and public administration in partial fufillment of the award of degree of masters in public administration (mpa).

Inthe then opposition political party, All Progressives Congress (APC) engaged the President Goodluck Jonathan government in a bitter. The nineteen years since Nigeria emerged from military rule and transitioned to democracy in May is the longest era of civilian rule in its history.

After the military governed Nigeria for 29 of the previous 33 years, ended a long-standing pattern of failed attempts by military governments to. Military Intervention in Nigerian Politics (Searchlight on the Nigerian Army from Janu to ) and Civilian and Military Politicians in Nigeriaby Ajisola Ewuola, AJIS - AJET.

the everyday life of political Africa. The developments in Nigeria have a cnnsiderable bearing upon the developments in Africa at large, and upon Africa's standing in world politics, its vitality and its ability to handle pressing problems, both within Africa itself and in connection with world affairs generally.

This fact has been illuminated. Military rule in Nigeria first started on Januwhen a group or army officers overthrew the NPC-NNDP government and killed many of the country’s political rulers. The military history of Nigeria since the colonial rule began precisely on the 1 st October Nigeria - Nigeria - Military regimes, – Buhari justified his coup and subsequent actions by citing the troubles of the Second Republic and the declining economy.

The regime declared a “War Against Indiscipline” (WAI), which resulted in the arrest, detention, and jailing of a number of politicians. When the WAI was extended to journalists and others not responsible for the social. HISTORY OF MILITARY INTERVENTION AND ADMINISTRATION IN NIGERIA () CHAPTER ONE.

INTRODUCTION. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY. The bedrock for military coups and leadership in Nigeria and many other countries slowly corroded as a result of the pressure mounted on political belief that people of different social classes, religions, races, etc should live together in a society like Nigeria.

Elections for these offices were held in and three political parties participated in it. These political parties were the National Council of Nigeria and Cameroons (NCNC), the Northern People’s Congress (NPC) and the Action Group (AG).

The NCNC was controlled by the Igbos, the tribe dominating the Eastern Region; it was led by Nnamdi. The fear of widespread electoral violence by political actors across Nigeria scrambling for power was real, scary and chilly.

And with the prediction by former American Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. John Campbell that general elections in Nigeria would offer a plank for the total break-up of the country still hovering, the Nigeria’s.

The role of the military in Nigeria politics cannot be over looked. We are going to analyse this issue fromand their role in present day democracy. The Federation of Nigeria, as it is known today, has never really been one homogeneous country, for its widely differing peoples and tribes.

Military Budget, War Against Boko Haram Insurgency, and Its Impact on Nigerian Politics and Economy: /ch This chapter examines the relationship between the components of defense spending, the fight against insurgency in Nigeria, particularly Boko Haram in the.

Is a book written by the late Ogoni writer and human right activist, the late Ken Saro Wiwa who was executed by the military government in The book narrates an anti war story with setting in the oil rich Niger delta region of Nigeria.

The government of Nigeria witnessed many structural changes in the few past decades in its political system. The country overcame a destabilization period because of political tumult aided by the military interference and many other political & social unavoidable circumstances.

After this period the country has managed to survive and redefine kits comprehensive political system [ ]. Abstract: Military in African politics had a long history. It was the military that had dominated the politics of pre-colonial Africa and influenced the continent’s history at different times.

Following the military coup in Nigeria, Ethiopia also experienced interventions of military in its. AS the struggle among various political interests vying for control of affairs of Nigeria rages and partisans are being recruited across the political spectrum, the Nigerian military must be. Analysis - THIS discourse will be commenced by first acknowledging that both the military and the politicians have all contributed in one way or the other to develop Nigeria since the end of the.

There have been a large number of successful and failed military coups in Nigeria since the country's independence in A military coup is the violent or non-violent overthrow of an existing political regime by the military.

Between and the army held power in Nigeria without interruption apart from a short-lived return to democracy between to   The general elections in Nigeria have come and gone.

Another batch of democratic leaders have been empowered by majority of constituents to lead their destinies for another four years. Nigeria has had the privilege of participating either with a single service or with two or more armed services in a PSO. The earliest test of Armed Forces of Nigeria participation came within a few months of political independence when Nigeria contributed both military forces and police to.

US politics Business Tech The top 10 books about Nigeria Cunliffe-Jones is a British journalist who lived in Nigeria during the transition from military to civilian rule at the end of the. Nigeria returned to democracy inafter two long periods of military rule—–79 and –98—during which the military wielded executive, legislative, and judicial power.

This has. Using military leadership theory, the paper discusses how the military establishment engaged in strategic and tactical management of some sectors of the country, and how their beliefs influenced the development of different types of managerial elite in Nigeria’s economy at different eras in.

Although out of power since the beginning of the Fourth Republic in Maythe Nigerian military remains a major political, cultural and institutional force in the country's politics. The legacy of almost three decades of military rule, andhas had a permanent, if largely negative imprint on the country's political.

The federal government of Nigeria is composed of three distinct branches: legislative, executive, and judicial, whose powers are vested by the Constitution of Nigeria in the National Assembly, the President, and the federal courts, including the Supreme Court, respectively. Nigeria is a federal republic, with executive power exercised by the president.

Even in those countries where the military has become almost a permanent feature of politics, military rule is still considered an aberration and symptomatic of a malfunctioning political system. In Nigeria, which typifies the scenario just presented, military rule was usually seen as a “rescue” operation necessary to save the country from.

Military rule, political regime in which the military as an organization holds a preponderance of term military rule as used here is synonymous with military regime and refers to a subtype of authoritarian regime.

For most of human history, attaching military to rule would have been redundant, because almost all political regimes in large-scale societies of the premodern period.

One thing is for authors to impress the Books market for the gains, another is to put 'historical and political events' in the perspective of truthfulness. Max has given all, even the coming generations an unquantifiable access to exactness and 'what went wrong' in Nigeria's politics and the opportunists military who 'cashed' into the weakest 5/5(5).

process of Nigeria. But the political parties also behave as if the problem of political apathy is non-existent in the political process. Ugwu () argues that in most developing countries of which Nigeria is one, participation in political activities by the citizens, is more or less an ordeal.

This of course leads to political apathy. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Political System: Nigeria is a federal republic with a presidential system. The constitution provides for a separation of powers among the three branches of government.

General elections held in February marked the end of 15 years of military rule and the beginning of civilian rule based on a multiparty democracy. After independence inpolitics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in allowed for a political transition.

Ina new constitution was adopted and a peaceful transition to civilian government was completed. Military Rule in Nigeria. Military rule in Nigeria first started on Januwhen a group or army officers overthrew the NPC-NNDP government and killed many of the country’s political rulers.

The military history of Nigeria since the colonial rule began precisely on the 1 st October The country was at its infantile stage and. Following Nigeria’s first democratic elections since military rule inthe proportion of women in all levels of government have remained low at all levels of government, although there have been improvements in women’s representation at the local level.

Women in Nigeria. Okwudiba, Nnoli. ‘The Image of African Politics’ in Government and Politics in Africa. AAPS: Harare September 6: NO CLASS- LABOR DAY September 8 Keim, Mistaking Africa, Chapter 1 & 2, page Changing our Mind about Africa (Keim) Discussion on ‘Image of African Politics: Afro-pessimism vs.

Afro-optimism’ September. 4. Resulted in military officers dedicating far more time, energy and imagination to political leadership and administration than to the essential tasks relevant to military professionals.5 Nigeria is indeed a very proud nation, with a proud army, and fine traditions, but its .Additional Physical Format: Online version: Political economy of Nigeria under military rule ().

Harare, Zimbabwe: SAPES Books, (OCoLC)women participation of women in the political arena throughout history through to the present.

In order to showcase this, three periods would be looked at and they are- pre-colonial, colonial and post-colonial Nigeria. A Brief history of politics in Nigeria.