INTRODUCTION Nationalism is one of the most disputed and controversial concepts in social sciences. This is due to the fact that the concept is heavily laden with ideological, religious, ethnic, racial and socio-economic emotional undercurrents. Indeed, nationalism has become a very powerful force in modern history. It could be described as a double-edged sword; it … Continue reading IMPLICATION OF NATIONALISM ON NIGERIA EDUCATION SYSTEM
Indirect rule may be defined as a British system of ruling her colonies with use of local chiefs, or appointed intermediates and traditional customs and laws. The British Officials merely supervised the administration, Luggard described indirect rule as a “child of necessary” and he was referred to as the “father of the indirect rule”. ESSENTIAL … Continue reading THE CONCEPT OF INDIRECT RULE; ITS ESSENTIAL FEATURES, MERITS AND DEMERITS IN THE NIGERIAN POLITICAL SYSTEM.
General Ibrahim Babangida came to power through a military coup (popularly known as a palace coup) on 27 august 1985 after he had successfully removed General Mohammed Buhari, who took over power on 31st December, 1983. It was for a transition to civil rule programme by his government that the 1989 Constitution was initiated … Continue reading CONCEPT OF THE REPUBLICAN CONSTITUTION OF 1989, ITS FEATURES, MERITS AND DEMERITS.
Meaning of PAN-Africanism: The advocates of Pan-Africanism propounded the need for racial harmony, mutual existence coupled with absolute equality and respect for the dignity of Africans. It further accepts the need for co-operation and unity among African states in the areas of economic, political and cultural spheres. It detests and rejects in totality all … Continue reading BRIEF CONCEPT OF PAN-AFRICANISM AND ITS POSSIBLE ACHIEVEMENTS
Following the First Republic and Second Republic Constitution, the differences between 1963 and 1979 constitutions are stated below in the table provided: First Republic ConstitutionSecond Republic Constitution1.It was a replica of the British type of parliamentary or cabinet system of government. It was based on the American type of presidential system of government.2.The prime minister was … Continue reading Major differences between 1963 and 1979 constitutions