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Nigerian Federal election of 1959

Ken Post

Nigerian Federal election of 1959

politics and administration in a developing political system.

by Ken Post

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Published by Published for the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research [by] Oxford University Press in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 518 p. illus., maps. ;
    Number of Pages518
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19476780M

    GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS Political System: Nigeria is a federal republic with a presidential system. The constitution provides for a separation of powers among the three branches of government. General elections held in February marked the end of 15 years of military rule and the beginning of civilian rule based on a multiparty democracy. Dele Ajayi {} also suggested that the Nigerian journalist (as a nation conscience) should promote the understanding that in any election, somebody must loose while another must be victorious irrespective of their political inclination and the most important people in any election are the electorates involved and not the gladiators seeking. Samuel Ladoke Akintola, (born J , Ogbomosho, Nigeria—died Janu , Ibadan, Nigeria), administrator and politician, premier of the Western Region of Nigeria and an early victim of the January military coup.. Like many other African nationalists Akintola was a teacher in the s and early s and a member of the Baptist Teachers’ Union and the .


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However, the article itself is an attempt to revisit the federal election as a platform to arriving at that conclusion. The historical federal election took Nigeria from colonial rule to. Read this book on Questia.

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Ronald Wraith, British national, chairman of the Nigerian Federal Electoral Commission for the parliamentary and regional elections References [ edit ] ^ Nohlen, D, Krennerich, M & Thibaut, B () Elections in Africa: A data handbook, p ISBN not obscure the fact that this book is a significant contribution both to the literature on the Communist states and to that on Africa.

CHARLES LEWIS TAYLOR Tke College of William and Mary The Nigerian Federal Election of By K. POST. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. xi, $). The Nigerian Federal election of politics and administration in a developing political system. -- Item PreviewPages: Nigerian Federal election of [London] Published for the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, Oxford University Press [] (OCoLC) The historical federal election took Nigeria from colonial rule to independence in Its aftermath still provides useful lessons, even for the distant future.

Nigeria: Revisiting the. However, the article itself is an attempt to revisit the federal election as a platform to arriving at that conclusion. The historical federal election, fifty years ago, took Nigeria from colonial rule to independence in Its aftermath still provides.

FEDERAL ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA, By E. AWA In spite of an unnecessarily long and rancorous electioneering compaign, Nigerians went to the polls on the 12th December,quietly and orderly to vote for a new House of Representatives. As in no party secured a majority but inas in the former. In fact the election was totally rigged.

With the evidence of interference known to me, no-one would accept that the British behaved honestly in the elections. If Nigerian-run elections post were corrupt, the Nigerians lacked the expertise to pass them off as honest.

The Nigerian federal election of politics and administration in a developing political system Oxford University Press London Australian/Harvard Citation. Post, Kenneth. The Nigerian federal election of politics and administration in a developing political system Oxford University Press London.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A parliamentary election was held in Nigeria on 9 April The election was originally scheduled to be held on 2 April, but was later postponed to 4 April. A presidential election was held in Nigeria on 16 Aprilpostponed from 9 April The election follows controversy as to whether a Muslim or Christian should be allowed to become president given the tradition of.

Report on the Nigeria Federal Elections / December [The Electoral Commission (of Nigeria)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : The Electoral Commission (of Nigeria). ‘I had an uneasy and perhaps unwarranted feeling that here, among all Chief Awolowo’s legal books, by flickering candlelight, was being enacted the funeral rites of the Westminster model as a practical proposition in African politics.’—A journalist (in reference to post-election press conference of Action Group Leader Dauda Adegbenro, 12 October ) (West Africa, 16 Author: Larry Diamond.

Nigerian Elections () Sir James Robertson leaves station walks through crowd talks to some of them. of Nigerian.

Car drives away through cheering crowds. The General Election of. Revisiting the Nigerian federal election 11 Sep Opinion This article aims to conclude that “federal character” is both desirable and inevitable in the context of our nation. The historical federal election, 50 years ago, took Nigeria from colonial rule to independence in Its aftermath still provides useful lessons, even for the distant future.

One significant element in the election was the participation of key regional politicians, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chief Obafemi Awolowo, erstwhile premiers of. Nigeria’s political independence was ushered in by the 12 December general elections into local councils, Regional and Federal Legislatures.

Before the elections, and based on the Federal Department of Statistics’ projection of Nigeria’s population to be 31, the political parties all agreed that thereFile Size: KB. The historical federal election took Nigeria from colonial rule to independence [ ] Anthony Akinola: Revisiting the Nigerian constitution - The ScoopNG However, the article itself is an attempt to revisit the federal election as a platform to arriving at that conclusion.

HISTORY. The Federation comprises a number of areas formerly under separate administrations. Lagos, ceded in Aug. by a local king, was placed under Cited by: 1. as true election must be with the consent of the governed. This then portends that any election politicking in the Nigerian polity.

However, from the general elections that ushered in independence in ,Nigeria began to experience exacerbated electoral violence varying from physical, structural and psychological violence (Nwolise File Size: 78KB.

Between (the year of Independence) and (the year of first military coup), many events of great political importance had taken place. The area called Mid-Western State (consisting of. The historical federal election took Nigeria from colonial rule to independence in Its aftermath still provides useful lessons, even for the distant future.

One significant element in the election was the participation of key regional politicians, Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe and Chief Obafemi Awolowo, erstwhile premiers of the Eastern. THE Vanguard Comment of Ma titled "Challenges of Regionalisation" provides an interesting approach to the history of the Regionalist Federalism of the independence movement of the s.

Assembly: Nigeria has a bicameral National Assembly consisting of the Senate with seats and the House of Representatives with seats. Description of electoral system: The President is elected by qualified plurality vote to serve a 4-year term.

former Nigerian Presidents, General Ibrahim Babangida and General Abdulsalami Abubakar, as well as to get a sense of the pre-election atmosphere and arrangements.

On election day he observed in the FCT, Niger and Nassarawa. On the basis of the group’s observations in the field, the Chairperson. Parliamentary elections were held in Nigeria on 30 Decemberalthough they were not held until 18 March in some constituencies in Eastern Region, Lagos, and Mid-Western Region due to a boycott in December.

The election saw most parties run as part of alliances, the Nigerian National Alliance (the Northern People's Congress, the Nigerian National Democratic Party, Presidential elections:.

Nnamdi Azikiwe led the NCNC into the important federal elections, which preceded Nigerian independence. He was able to form a temporary government with the powerful Northern People’s Congress, but its deputy leader, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, took the key post of prime : Maduawuchi Obialo.

For the Federal Election the source used is the (more accurate) table of statistics prepared by Mr. Post for his forthcoming book on the election.

I am indebted to Mr. Post for letting me read chapters of the book and for giving me the benefit of his deep knowledge of Nigerian by: 5. federal army was too small and too dominated by the British to be a significant factor in determining the outcome of interregional disputes during the first five years of independence.

The federal election of set the stage for post-Independence politics.7 Each of the three major parties enjoyed the overwhelmingCited by:   Inconfident of an Action Group victory in the federal elections, Awolowo resigned the premiership to stand for election to the federal House of Representatives.

About that time he published his second book, Awo: An Autobiography of Chief Obafemi Awolowo, in which he once more endorsed federalism as the most appropriate form of government.

Guide to the Parliament of the Federation: full results of the polling, biographies of members, tables and map of the general election of Decemberwith amendments up to by Nigeria (Book). Babangida insisted that honest elections take place, and Nigerians conducted on Jperhaps the best election since the last election took place under British auspices in.

The result of the had the consequences of the NPC taking control of the Federal Government. Azikiwe became the Governor-General and later the figure-head ceremonial President when Nigeria. The New York Times Index: A Book of Record. The Nigerian Federal Election of Politics and Administration in a Developing Political System.

The Political Economy of Colonialism in Ghana: A Collection of Documents and Statistics Author: Okon Peter Udo.

James Ibori was born on August 4, in Oghara clan, Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State to the family of the late Ukavbe Ibori and Mrs. Comfort Oji Ibori. Education James Ibori attended Baptist High School, Oghareki now called Oghareki Grammar School.

Federal Republic of Nigeria Ignatius Akaayar Ayua and Dakas C.J. Dakas Nigeria, named after the River Niger, is situated on the southern coast of West Africa. Given that nearly one out of every six Africans is a Nigerian, Nigeria has both more Christians most notably in by the insertion of a full bill of Fundamental Human.

Colonial Nigeria was the era in the History of Nigeria when the region of West Africa was ruled by Great Britain in from the mid-nineteenth century untilwhen Nigeria achieved independence. British influence in the region began with the prohibition of slave trade to British subjects in Britain annexed Lagos in and established the Oil River Protectorate in Capital: Lagos.

nigeria: past, present and future Nigeria is a Federal Republic composed of 36 States, and a Capital Territory, with an elected President and a Bi-cameral Legislature. It operates the Presidential system of Government with three distinct but complementary arms namely the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary, each acting as a check on.

An election was held between five political parties but Alhaji Shehu Shagari of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) won the election.

The other political parties were Unity party of Nigeria (UPN) led by chief Obafemi Awolowo, the Nigerian Peoples party (NPP) led by Alhaji Waziri Ibrahim, and the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) led by Alhaji.Elections. The federal parliamentary election campaign in December the first since independence--was contested by two political alliances incorporating all the major parties.FROM THE RECORDS: The first 30 Nigerian officers in Nigeria's military.

Date: June, Left to right sitting: Captain Robert Adeyinka Adebayo, Captain Philip Effiong, Captain Umeh Ogere Imo, Major Samuel Adesoji Ademulegun, Major Wellington Bassey, Major General Norman Forster (GOC, Nigerian Army), Major Aguiyi Ironsi, Major Ralph Adetunji Shodeinde, Captain .