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The military & politics in Nigeria

The military & politics in Nigeria

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Published by Achugo Publications in Owerri [Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria. -- Nigerian Army -- Political activity.,
  • Civil-military relations -- Nigeria.,
  • Military government -- Nigeria.,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [155]-156) and index.

    Other titlesMilitary and politics in Nigeria
    Statementedited by Emezi, C.E. and Ndoh, C.A.
    ContributionsEmezi, C. E., 1935-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3086.C58 M56 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p. ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22587139M
    ISBN 109780272828
    OCLC/WorldCa40475532

    The Military Factor in Nigerian Politics. By Amuwo, Kunle. Read preview. Article excerpt. ABSTRACT. Although out of power since the beginning of the Fourth Republic in May , the Nigerian military remains a major political, cultural and institutional force in the country's politics. The legacy of almost three decades of military rule, and , has had a permanent, if largely negative . Military governments in Nigeria have proven to be detrimental to the political strive towards democracy, the economic struggle to eliminate debt, and the livelihood of local Africans. show more content The actions of the military eventually led society to lose faith in the state’s abilities.

    In , Nigeria's voters cast out the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). Here, A. Carl LeVan traces the political vulnerability of Africa's largest party in the face of elite bargains that facilitated a democratic transition in These 'pacts' enabled electoral competition but . General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida KGCB GCFR (born 17 August ) popularly known as IBB, is a Nigerian general and statesman who served as military President of Nigeria from until his resignation in He also served as the Chief of Army Staff from January to August Babangida rose through the ranks in the military and fought during the Nigerian Civil War, he has .

      In contrast, by May , the military had ruled Nigeria for approximately thirty years. This Module discusses the military era in Nigeria, highlighting the major political, economic, social and cultural developments that occurred during military rule, the cause, problems, means and degree of these developments and of Nigeria's integration as a. Nigeria Table of Contents. In most developing countries, there is a disruption of the civil-military equilibrium usually assumed in liberal democracies. In liberal tradition, the military is insulated from politics and subject to civilian control.


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The Military and politics in Nigeria on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Nigeria. -- Nigerian Army -- Political activity. Military government -- Nigeria. Nigeria -- Politics and government -.

Military and Politics in Nigeria. In book: Issues on Nigerian Peoples and Culture, Chapter: 9, Publisher: Ahmadu Bello University Press Limited, Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria Author: Murtala Muhammad. Military & politics in Nigeria. Owerri [Nigeria]: Achugo Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C E Emezi; Cyrus A Ndoh.

It discusses the reasons for military intervention in the politics of Nigeria. It appraises the structure of military government like the Military Head of State, Supreme Military Council, National Executive Council, and Military Governors.

It throws light on the achievements of military government in Nigeria. Military Politics in Nigeria: Economic Development and Political Stability Theophilus Olatunde Odetola Transaction Publishers, Jan 1, - History - pages.

This is a political history of Nigeria covering The focus is on the outsized role of the Nigerian military in Nigerian politics and the role of oil wealth and the exploitation of ethnic divisions in preserving that role --© Book News Inc.

Portland, ORReviews: - L. Adele Jinadu, Adjunct Professor of Political Science and President, African Association of Political Science (), and Vice-President, International Political Science Association () "During sixteen years of unbroken military rule, the promise of constructing a democratic polity in Nigeria was betrayed.

This chapter examines a variety of sociopolitical configurations in which the Nigerian experience of federalism was forged. It suggests that the ongoing Nigerian experiment with federalism can be understood by confronting the confluences of militarism, ethnicity and religion.

In one fell swoop, he is presenting today two seminal works on the military and its interventions in the political life in Nigeria. The first book, Military Intervention in Nigeria Politics, is in. 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.

A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. 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.

Inthe military again truncated the Nigerian civilian rule and ruled again till All of these totaled 29 years of military rule in Nigeria. Reasons For Military Intervention In Nigerian Politics. The Nigerian people have always criticized the military for their unruly and unannounced presence in the Nigerian politics.

The Military And African Politics By Mwalimu George Ngwane The reasons for military interventions (militocracy) in Africa are as varied as they are complex.

They range from personal grievances of civilian regimes to the political and economic kleptocracy of civilian regimes.

He was a modest, self-effacing and scrupulously honest man, everything the loud and grasping caricature of a Nigerian is not.

Here are 10 books that show Nigeria. 10 hours ago  “The unfolding culture of using military to settle political scores should worry all as this is Mali’s second military coup in eight years, having passed through the same experience in 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). university of benin. 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 military that posit the military as professional in nature and not political military.

History of Civil-Military Relations in Nigeria The first republic witnessed a resentful military in Nigeria. According to Ademoyega (), the military were not happy with the political class and the fact that the British deliberately created a.

The military class, political class, and the quest for good governance in Nigeria (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. The military class, political class, and the quest for good governance in Nigeria. [Muhammadu Buhari; Bayero University. The intervention of the military in national politics and the everyday lives of citizens is a key question in civil-military relations.

This book explains how concordance theory can provide a model for predicting such domestic intervention. Models dealing with the relationship between the military and society are usually based on Western nations with power and influence, and therefore may not.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, capital.Global Journal of Political Science and Administration Vol.3, No.2, pp, April Published by European Centre for Research Training and Development UK () 44 ISSN (Print), ISSN (Online) DEMOCRATIZATION AND THE MILITARY IN NIGERIA: A CASE FOR AN ENDURING CIVIL-MILITARY RELATIONS IN THE FOURTH REPUBLIC AND.