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Comparative Politics

2012

David O Moveh PhD.

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A Symbiosis Of Constitutional Development And The Federal Imperative In Nigeria, David O. Moveh Dr Jul 2012

A Symbiosis Of Constitutional Development And The Federal Imperative In Nigeria, David O. Moveh Dr

David O Moveh PhD.

The main thrust of Nigeria’s constitutional development history has been geared towards promoting a viable federal system of government for the country. Indeed, except for the Hugh Clifford’s constitution of 1922, all other constitutions operated in Nigeria in one way or the other; either proposed; or promoted a federal system of government for the country. Ironically, the federal system engendered by successive Nigerian constitutions unwittingly complicates the institutionalization of a viable constitutional framework for the country; this is evidenced in the agitations for resource control and the so called return to “true federalism”, the attempt to impose religious ...


The Exigence Of Zoning The Presidency For Nation-Building In Nigeria, David O. Moveh Mr Dec 2011

The Exigence Of Zoning The Presidency For Nation-Building In Nigeria, David O. Moveh Mr

David O Moveh PhD.

The quest for nation-building in Nigeria has again been confronted with challenges arising from agitations for a regionalized form of politics. Zoning; as these agitations have been labeled has been presented as a convenient arrangement towards giving the Northern and Southern parts of Nigeria equal opportunities for the Presidency. Yet, such an arrangement amounts to the institutionalization of regionalism and ethnic nationalism - problems which contributed to the collapse of the First Republic. This paper is a critical examination of the agitations for zoning the Presidency in Nigeria; and its implications for the nation-state project in the country. The paper examines ...


State, Ethno-Religious Divide And Conflicts In Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area Of Bauchi State, David O. Moveh Dr Dec 2011

State, Ethno-Religious Divide And Conflicts In Tafawa-Balewa Local Government Area Of Bauchi State, David O. Moveh Dr

David O Moveh PhD.

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