Challenges of sustainable democracy in Nigeria by Emmanuel O. Ojo

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Statementedited by Emmanuel O. Ojo ; foreword by J.A.. Ayoade
LC ClassificationsJQ3096 .C537 2008
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Paginationx, 389 p. :
Number of Pages389
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Open LibraryOL24437495M
ISBN 1097836421045, 9782810045
ISBN 109789782810045
LC Control Number2009503146

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Ojo. Ojo’s edited book accommodates brilliant essays that focus analytically on the hurdles to Nigeria’s democratization process. The book takes the readers into an interesting, but academically cogent, theme, Nigeria’s democratization process: the odds and socio-politically expedient coping strategies.

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Challenges Of Sustainable Democracy In Nigeria full free pdf books. 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.

Nigerians expected the principles of democracy and sustainable development to have been assimilated, particularly in the Niger Delta, but the optimism has unfortunately been misplaced due to bad governance that has „over consumption‟ of natural resources as its cardinal focus.

Democracy in Nigeria: Problems, Challenges and Consolidation September In book: Democracy in Nigeria, Walter Idada and Momoh Lawal Rilwani (eds.) (pp - 19). Issues and Challenges of Democracy, Development and Security in Nigeria’s Context African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 6(1), Authors: Nanna.

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. 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.

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Presidential democracy under a federal set up remains relevant to Nigerians, however the challenge lies with the followings: x The latent functions of Challenges of sustainable democracy in Nigeria book leaders, and x The abuse of the education section.

I recommend the following measures as a way out of the challenges of good governance and sustainable development in a democratic Nigeria. However, this paper finds that there are major challenges against democratic development in Nigeria which include electoral irregularities and malpractices, inter and intra ethnic rivalries, religious crises and insecurity, poverty, inadequate Challenges of sustainable democracy in Nigeria book weak democratic institutions, political.

A range of challenges has been identified as the incipient obstacles to the Democratic vision of Nigeria, from the ubiquitous phenomenon of corruption to ‘godfatherism’, poverty to selfish interests of leaders or the inefficiency of leaders, etc. Corruption, no doubt, out of all, stands out as a monster amongst the other challenges against democracy in Africa.

Endangering good governance for sustainable democracy: The continuing struggle against corruption in Nigeria. Journal of Research on Peace, Gender and Development Vol 1(11).

Corruption a battle. Corruption and the Challenges of Sustainable Transformation in Nigeria ( to ) The administration of Yar ‘Adua in drew up a seven point Agenda for national development: Energy, Education, Agriculture, Infrastructure, Wealth Creation and.

In Nigeria, democracy has not yielded the expected results due to the character of the political elites who has a limited understanding of what governance requires (Agulanna, ).

Shanum () maintains that “the progress of any nation rests on the stature or standard of its leadership and how they can bring this to bear on the welfare of. Keywords: accountability, democracy, institutions, governance, nigeria.

ntroduction emocracy has become one of the most important concepts that have become subject of debate in recent years in Africa and Nigeria in particular.

Democracy has become widely recognized as prerequisite for sustainable development and this is so. The challenges of poverty and illiteracy to Nigeria democracy cannot be over-emphasized.

80% of the population is poor and uneducated. The hungry and uninformed people are easily bought over by irresponsible politicians with ill-gotten wealth. This makes it difficult for good people to win election as we play money politics. challenges on sustainable development in Nigeria with a particular focus on the Niger Delta One of the major challenges in Nigeria nationhood is the Niger Delta issues predicated on resource control, conflicts, armed struggle, hostage takings, pipelines vandalization, Nigerian democracy and the ever volatile national security (Ekumaoko.

In Ojo, (ed) Challenges of Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria (pp ). Ibadan: John Archers Publishers Limited. Omotola (), Combating Poverty for Sustainable Human Development in Nigeria The Continuing Struggle Journal of Poverty, 12 (4), ii.

To critically examine the nexus between rotational presidency and sustainable democracy. Research Methodology The study uses qualitative method in examining the challenges of sustainable democracy in Nigeria.

It is purely qualitative in approach as it depends highly on secondary materials such as journals, books and newspapers. Since then Nigerians have focused on the challenges of nurturing and consolidating the nascent democracy. However, as crucial as the mass media is in all regions and climes vis-a-vis democratic processes, not much attention has been paid to the inhibiting factors in the mass media’s bid to sustain Nigeria’s democracy.

Elections, Politics, Democracy, and the Challenge of Sustainable Development in Africa: /ch The chapter conceptualized elections, politics, and democracy; showed the nexus among these variables; and established the link between them and sustainable.

The study relies on secondary data and primary data based on institution reports relevant to the democracy-globalization project in Nigeria. The study found that globalization, ironically, has not only generated contradictions that threaten sustainable democracy but also reduces the possibility of genuine and sustainable democratic governance.

By Attahiru M. Jega Towards Sustainable Electoral Process and Democratic Development in Nigeria: What Role for the Universities. By Attahiru M. Jega, OFR, Professor Department of political science, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria Introduction It is generally recognized that fortifying democracy is vital to sustainable development, but what is not as widely.

Nigeria: Country's Democracy And Challenges of Leadership as well as the prospect of a virile and sustainable democracy in Nigeria. The gathering also provided an avenue for the American. These are the main challenges faced by Nigeria today, along with some ideas about how we got here and what we can do to move forward.

Environmentally sustainable disposal practices, like recycling, should be adopted. I pray God should strengthen me to change the world through my articles and books. Omotayo on Septem Lovely.

This book addresses various issues that have arisen in the practice of democracy in Nigeria sincefocusing on the Obasanjo years (). Nigeria's return to democratic rule has been marked by developments such as the implementation of reforms to address perceived economic problems and corruption.

The introduction of democracy in the country has also witnessed many challenges. Presidential democracy under a federal set up remains relevant to Nigerians, however the challenge lies with the followings: • The latent functions of the leaders, and • The abuse of the education section.

I recommend the following measures as a way out of the challenges of good governance and sustainable development in a democratic Nigeria. University, Awka, Nigeria and Zainab Arabian Research Society for Multidisciplinary Issues Dubai, UAE 95 LOCAL GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND THE CHALLENGES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA Agbodike F.C, Igbokwe-Ibeto, C.

J & Nkah, B.C Department of Public Administration, Faculty of Management Sciences Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. European Journal of Research in Social Sciences Vol. 4 No. 1, ISSN Progressive Academic Publishing, UK Page 35 be conducted by the post-colonial Nigerian government, elections in Nigeria have.

SUSTAINABLE DEMOCRACY IN GHANA. with the ban on parties, meant that challengers were denied platforms to express their own views until the elections loomed.

At the same time, some institutions of civil society were able to challenge the PNDC: organised labour under the leadership of the Trades Union Congress was the mouthpiece of those opposed. Challenges of democratic governance in Nigeria (3) Nigeria’s democracy is, therefore, at the crossroads pending when a serious effort is made to reengineer the socio-political and economic.

Some of her published books and articles 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 (), The English.

The Niger-Delta region is prone to conflicts and restiveness as a consequence of oil activities and under development, which, ultimately induce poverty. Oil, Democracy and the Promise of True Federalism in Nigeria attempts to demonstrate this unfortunate byproduct of federalism in Nigeria.

Calling for resource control and the practice of True Federalism, the contributors of this volume. 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.

challenges faced in sustaining democracy in Nigeria, the impact youths have on the sustenance of democracy in Nigeria as well as solutions that can be adopted to sustain democracy in the country.

The study employs a survey design approach using a structured questionnaire titled “Impact and Challenges of Youths in Sustaining Democracy”.

Source: The New Nigeria,Golden Jubilee Edition, Nigeria High Commission, Ottawa, Canada Challenges. In terms of general characterization, the parliamentary system of government inherited from the British was discarded for an American-style presidential system in Effect of Political Thuggery on Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria Sahel Analyst: ISSN Page 80 globalisation engendered by the movie industry, satellite, and internets as well as economic meltdown have all contributed to the degeneration Adisa ().

For the youth, the consequences are more detrimental. Illegal. the challenge of sustainable development.

An economics that is more open and compatible with normal ideas about democracy is indicated. Influential actors in business, government and civil society have their specific or less precise – – ideas of economics for management and governance. Such mental maps of .The Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation has ranked Nigeria 34 out of 54 countries.

Precisely, the country scored points out ofjust as the West.” Meanwhile, the thrust of this paper is an indepth analysis of the major challenges facing the nascent democracy in Nigeria to prevent it from the threats of authoritarian repression or what David Beetham calls “reverse waves”.

2 It is to these anti-democratic forces that could lead to democratic reverse which had taken place in Mauritania recently via a military coup d’etat that we now turn to.

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