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Towards a more workable system for the governance of the Nigerian polity

Balarabe Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

Towards a more workable system for the governance of the Nigerian polity

by Balarabe Abubakar Tafawa Balewa

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Published by National Institute in Kuru .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- To 1960.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-,
    • Japan -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Balarabe Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3088 .B35 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 395 leaves :
      Number of Pages395
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2104192M
      LC Control Number88154567

      The project reports aggregate and individual indicators for more than countries for six dimensions of governance: voice and accountability, political stability and lack of violence, government effectiveness, regulatory quality, rule of law, control of corruption. Nigerian economy, states and LGAs receive substantial amount of resources, with their total revenues amounting on average to over 5 percent of GDP between and , and over 10 percent of GDP after the oil price increase in This report will focus on how the federal system actually works in delivering basic services, and whether there isFile Size: KB.

      crisis, bad governance, and many more, these problems can be attributed to corruption. The paper suggests that government should urgently initiate moves to work with the National Assembly to review Nigeria constitution and legal order so as to empower the anti-corruption agencies to workFile Size: 89KB.   WHAT IS GOVERNANCE? MEANING OF GOVERNANCE. Governance in General. The word “governance” came from the Latin verb “gubernare,” or more originally from the Greek word “kubernaein,” which means “to steer.”Basing on its etymology, governance refers to the manner of steering or governing, or of directing and controlling, a group of people or a state.

      governance is indispensible for institutional growth and effectiveness. According to Akanbi (), good governance is the capability of a government to sustain social peace, guarantee law and order, promote conditions needed for generating economic growth and ascertain a minimum level of social Size: KB. Analysis - In the summer of , I tried to make sense of what was amiss in Nigeria. The outcome was an article, “Affluence and Underdevelopment: the Nigerian Experience”, published a year later.


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Towards a more workable system for the governance of the Nigerian polity by Balarabe Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Rather, with the wholesale deployment of force, the Nigerian polity pas-sed through phases of deepening corruption and political instability 1. For a period of 29 years, the praetorian character. Democratic Governance and Political Participation in Nigeria is a detailed, exhaustive, deep, stimulating and captivating narrative of the Nigerian situation.

It is enthusiastically recommended for those who wish to know more about contemporary Nigerian history. The intent is to identify gaps in the Nigerian polity and prescribe some remedial measures to bridge those gaps. Our objective is to provoke critical intellectual debate on how best to ensure good governance in Nigeria.

A systemic analytic approach will be employed as we examine the array of problems that beset the Nigerian polity. and bad leadership. This paper examines the role of good governance and public administrative system towards achievement of economic growth and stable polity.

In this paper greater attention will be given to civil service as an instrument of public administration. The reason for this is because, it isFile Size: 75KB. Looking at leadership and good governance as defined above, it will therefore means that fostering positive change for the good of the whole, based on inherently acceptable values as outlined in the characteristics of good governance presents us with the desired leadership for attaining governance that is participatory, accountable, transparent, responsive, equitable, effective and efficient and based.

The more the use of repressive force were used, the more the instability in the polity and the more the people distance themselves from political participation. The cycle of crises and chaos, which has engulfed the Niger Delta region today, with its multiplier effects on the national politics, began as a result of deprivation and bad governance.

The population is more impoverished now than it was 50 years ago. The population experienced some political will to fight corruption and improve governance in the early years of the century. The condition for macro-economic growth is today the best it has been for the past 20 years.

parliamentary system. Under this system, the prime minister who was the leader of the party with majority seats in the parliament was the substantive Head of government at the centre (federal) while the President was a mere ceremonial Head.

From independence on-wards, Nigeria has Cited by: 3. In applying this to the doctrine of democracy and good governance in the Fourth Republic, requires a mutual coordinated links between the rulers and the ruled to ensure effective : Canice Erunke.

Governance and Nigeria’s Weak Institutions: Is the Project Achievable. Victor E. Dike. [email protected] The Vision trumpet has been rising to a deafening pitch as Nigeria is aspiring to joining the league of the first 20 industrialized economies in the world by the year Corporate governance has become a burning issue all over the world.

It became most pronounced in the United States especially after the collapse of two corporate giants- Enron representing the. In Africa, as in every region, it is the quality and characteristics of governance that shape the level of peace and stability and the prospects for economic development.

There is no more critical variable than governance, for it is governance that determines whether there are durable links between the state and the society it purports to govern. The nature of governance is central because it.

Higher education system: Governance Polity and Administration Important Key Facts of Higher Education System in India for UGC NET UGCNETPAPER1 Team 2. One of the most perplexing questions in the Nigerian polity has to do with the role of women and youth in the political system. Until recently, it has been widely ssumed that politics in Nigeria can be controlled, but the new reality from the last election suggests otherwise.

No doubt, politically, the Nigerian woman has made political progress. business of government under a party label or banner (Jinadu ). In the Nigerian context therefore, the desirous political system is democracy, which is in the strictest of sense, utopian.

Stressing on the functionality of the political system in the allocation of scarce resources, Maurice A. Nigeria Political Issues: Overview, Causes and Solutions. Updated on Ma The Nigerian Civil War is also called the Biafran war because the war started due to the fact that the Biafrans (the name that the Igbos answered) wanted to stay on their own and answer a separate name as a separate country without being called Nigerians Reviews: Corruption, Governance and Political Instability in Nigeria Omololu Fagbadebo Department of Political Science,Obafemi Awolowo University,Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected] Accepted 4, October The Nigerian State is a victim of high-level corruption, bad governance, political instability and a. professional standards and ethics and weakened the system of governance. The paper lay emphasis on leadership and governance in some selected African countries.

The paper observes that for Africa to overcome the crises of leadership and governance in the continent. In a truly federal system which has been severally advocated over the years civilians are in favour of a return to our former parliamentary system of governance which is result oriented with.

Polity IV Country Report Nigeria 2 civilian government. Despite repeated efforts to install democratic institutions in Nigeria, ethnic-based factional tensions, endemic corruption and the overtly political ambitions of the military all worked to weaken the fragile mandate of civilian Size: KB.

More than one hundred of these projects have been completed in each of the 31 local government areas. The concept is to empower residents of the state by awarding these contracts to them.hence the on-going reformation of the Nigerian public service is in line to achieve the purpose of good governance and deal with the challenges therein.

KEYWORDS: Good Governance, Public Servant, Political Office Holders, Relationship. INTRODUCTION Government has become more ineffective because its’ ability to secure compliance with itsFile Size: KB.This article is an account of structural changes in the Nigerian polity through the historic shifts in the political system and economic resources since the colonial period.

With a little over million people, Nigeria is the most populous African country located in the File Size: KB.