Governance And Legislative Control In Nigeria

Governance And Legislative Control In Nigeria

by Kunle Awotokun
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573092738

ISBN-13: 9781573092739

Pub. Date: 05/01/1998

Publisher: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc

This is an important and exciting essay in Nigerian studies. It deals with the painful aftermath of post-colonial euphoria and the grim realities of ethnic, regional and cultural conflict in the new Republic. Awotokun discusses legislative reform and implementation and its great problems vis-135 -vis the military and the political elite and suggests a pattern for

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This is an important and exciting essay in Nigerian studies. It deals with the painful aftermath of post-colonial euphoria and the grim realities of ethnic, regional and cultural conflict in the new Republic. Awotokun discusses legislative reform and implementation and its great problems vis-135 -vis the military and the political elite and suggests a pattern for the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573092739
Publisher:
The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
List of Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgements
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2The Legislative/Executive Instruments of the Second Republic and the Electoral Politics19
Ch. 3The Legislature and Impeachment45
Ch. 4Legislative Control of the Executive Appointments99
Ch. 5The Legislature and Control of Finance131
Ch. 6The Vulnerability of the Legislatures151
Ch. 7The Babangida Political Transition and Emergence of "Titulary" Legislatures 1992-1993173
Ch. 8The Political-Constitutional Framework for Post-Military Era199
Ch. 9Conclusions: Building the Foundation for Sustainable Legislative Control217
Appendices235
Select Bibliography247
Index255

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