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The imperative of cultural democracy in Nigeria

The imperative of cultural democracy in Nigeria

reflections from the Yoruba diaspora : papers in honor of Professor Ropo Sekoni on his 60th birthday

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Published by Pinnacle Publications in Mitchellville, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political participation -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
  • Political culture -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
  • Yoruba (African people) -- Nigeria -- Politics and government -- Congresses,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960- -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCultural democracy in Nigeria
    Statementedited by Segun Gbadegesin.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsSekoni, Ropo., Gbadegesin, Segun, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3096 .I67 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 182 p. ;
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16319104M
    ISBN 100970285620
    LC Control Number2006280038

    Restructuring Nigerian Federalism: The Imperative of A Sovereign National Conference. In: in Segun Gbadegesin (ed.), The Imperative of Cultural Democracy in Nigeria, Mitchellville, MD: Pinnacle Publications, Abegunrin, Olayiwola () Chief M.K.O. Abiola's Presidential Ambitions and Yoruba Democratic Rights. The overall effect of this can lead to apathy, leadership crisis, political violence, assassination galore, poor political culture, instability, etc all of which are true of the Nigerian situation.

    View more articles on Books, Arts and Culture. Food & Health. If in the final analysis the imperative of socialist organisation in Nigeria today issues from the imperative of socialist revolution, the implication of all we have said above is that this latter imperative provides the vital key to the building of a socialist movement with.   “The imperative of June 12 as a Democracy Day therefore reside in the fact that never in the history of elections in Nigeria had the electorate .

    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. Curbing Electoral Violence in Nigeria: The Imperative of Political EducationConceptual clarificationsElectionElection is an integral part of a democratic process that enables the citizenrydetermine fairly and freely who should lead them at every level ofgovernment periodically and take decisions that shape their socio-economicand political.


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