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Role of Federal military government of Nigeria today.

Role of Federal military government of Nigeria today.

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3082 .R64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination27 p. :
      Number of Pages27
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4172732M
      LC Control Number80450124

      THE ROLE OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF NIGERIA IN THE PROMOTION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SCALE BUSINESSES IN NIGERIA. INTRODUCTION. Small scale business constitute an important component of the Nigerian industrial sector. The importance of this sector cannot be over emphasized, especially in a typical developing country like ours where the level of. The Nigerian Bar Association, senior lawyers and human rights groups on Tuesday took a swipe at the Federal Government for raising the fine for hate speech from N, to N5m. The NBA and others, in separate interviews, said the hike was an attempt to stifle the media and kill free speech through an unconstitutional means.

        State Government. After the Federal government, the next level in the political hierarchy of Nigeria is acquired by the state government. The state government also functions as the federal government in many respects like it is also subdivided into three branches – Executive branch, Legislative branch and the Judicial branch. 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).

      Military Politics in Nigeria: Economic Development and Political Stability Theophilus Olatunde Odetola Transaction Publishers, Jan 1, - History - pages. Region’s military governor, Lieutenant Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, was under pressure from Igbo (also seen as Ibo) officers to assert greater independence from the Federal Military Government (FMG). Ultimately, on , Ojukwu proclaimed the independent Republic of Biafra, named after the Bight of Biafra.


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General Yakubu "Jack" Gowon (born 19 October ) is a Nigerian political and military leader who served as the head of state of Nigeria from to He ruled during the deadly Nigerian Civil War, which resulted in the death of 3 million people, most which were took power after the Nigerian counter-coup and was overthrown in the Nigerian coup d's/wars: Congo Crisis, Nigerian Civil War.

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. Headquarters: Aso Rock Presidential Villa.

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’s first military junta began following the Nigerian coup d’état which overthrew Prime Minister Alhaji Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi was made the Head of the Federal Military Government of Nigeria, but was soon overthrown and murdered in a coup in July of the same year.

Nigeria experienced military intervention first inwhen the elected government of Prime Minister Abubakar Tafawa Balewa was overthrown in by a group of young military officers. But the coup plotters were not the beneficiaries of it, they were swept aside by the senior officer and the rein of power fell to General Aguiyi-lronsi.

Since. Init 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 aboutinand consumed a large part of Nigeria’s resources under military rule for little productive return.

[4]. 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. 1. Military Rule and Nigerian Nation-Building Process.

To be fair to the military, they have in the past recorded modest progress in fostering national cohesion and integration. But as it stands now, Nigerians and the outside world are of the opinion that the incessant military interventions in the country’s administration since January, of the book.

The publication will not have been possible but for that support. th an ever before, today, studies on the Nigerian peoples and culture is under siege.

The federal military. Till today, Nigeria is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious and multi-dimensional country; and ethnicity plays a major role in the affairs and politics of the Nigerian society.

Diamond provides insight on how these identities forge divides, which go on to continually influence Nigeria’s domestic politics. The leadership structure of citizens in Nigeria outlines the way and manner in which government officials are ranked hierarchically according to the public office they occupy.

These political positions according to the constitution of Nigeria spells out the roles and powers of these various Nigerian citizens. These government officials occupy the highest positions in [ ]. The Nigerian federal government ensures that the fundamental rights of each citizen are protected.

Enactment of Laws; The federal government through its legislative arm is charged with the responsibility of enacting laws that will help to protect and guide citizens of Nigeria.

These laws help to prevent the breakdown of law and order, safeguard. Nigeria is a republic with a federal democracy and an executive president. The president is head of both state and government, and leads the Federal Executive Council (cabinet).

Legislative power is vested in the government and the bicameral legislature; the latter consists of. 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. The first military government in Nigeria was headed by General. See below for the correct answer. % correct and accurate. It must be noted that the role of the community leaders in ending the Boko Haram scourge cannot be overemphasized.

And this much they must realize and extend their support to the Nigerian Military. MAINTENANCE OF LAW AND ORDER. It is the prime duty of the government to keep the society intact and in peace. Maintenance of law and order is ensured through the police, armed forces and the courts by protecting the liberties of individuals in the is done by regulating the conduct of individuals living within the society and punishing offenders of the law.

In Nigeria, states enjoy a level of sovereignty, but this sovereignty is within the constraints of the Federal Government as provided for by the constitution. Each state in Nigeria has its own capital city and it is governed by an elected official known as a governor who serves a maximum of two 4 year tenures (maximum of 8 years).

The Impact of Military Rule on Nigeria's Administration A. Sanda, Olusola Ojo, Victor Ayeni Faculty of Administration, University of Ife, - Civil-military relations - pages. Nigeria’s federal units grew from three to four regions duringand then to 12 states by Inlocal governments became recognized as the third tier of government, entitled to statutory allocations from both federal and state governments, 2 Nigeria: P articipatory Poverty Assessment, The World B nk, September Federalism in Nigeria refers to the devolution of self-governance by the West African nation of Nigeria to its federated states, who share sovereignty with the Federal Government.

Federalism in Nigeria can be traced to Sir Frederick Lord Lugard, when the Northern and Southern protectorates were amalgamated in .Read all the latest news, breaking stories, top headlines, opinion, pictures and videos from Nigeria and the world on