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Title:Democratic governance and political participation in Nigeria 1999 - 2014
Editors:Omotoso, Femi
Kehinde, Michael
City of publisher:Denver
Publisher:Spears Media
ISBN:1942876114; 9781942876113
Geographic term:Nigeria
political participation
government policy
political violence
human rights
interreligious relations
foreign policy
Abstract:This volume analyses Nigeria's experience as a democracy, after 1999 when the current Republic was instituted. Contributors look for factors hindering the democratic process, and make recommendations for overcoming them. Contents: Democratic governance and political participation: introduction to the issues (Femi Omotoso). --Part I Conceptual issues. Democratic governance, public policy process and political participation in Nigeria's Fourth Republic (A. Agagu); Leadership personality and democratic governance in Nigeria: a case study of Olusegun Obasanjo (Steve ltugbu); The media, public opinion and democratic governance in Nigeria (Olaopa Olawale. R & S. T. Akindele); Grassroots' governance and crisis of autonomy 1999-2014 (Femi Omotoso & Isaac Oladeji). --Part II Party politics and political competition. Political parties and political competition in Nigeria (Adedayo O. Olaleye, Joseph Ayo & Ikeji Arakeji); The 2003 general elections (Bamgbose J. Adele); The Nigeria 2007 general elections (Bamgbose J. Adele); Election and the challenges of democratic consolidation in Nigeria: an appraisal of 2011 general elections (Usman A. Tar & Alfa Patrick Innocent). --Part III Issues of governance. Goals and failures of anti-corruption agencies in Nigeria (Declan Amaraegbu); Politics of privatisation of national assets (H.A.O. ldowu & T.O. Asaolu); Labour relations and collective bargaining in Nigeria 1999-2013 (O.S. Elegbeleye); Religion in democratic Nigeria: a Janus-faced phenomenon (Segun Oshewolo); The politics of Islamic banking in Nigeria (Michael Kehinde); Democracy and terrorism: the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria (Agaptus Nwozor); Democracy and ethnic militancy in Nigeria (Ola Abegunde); Security of life and property: armed robbery and kidnapping in Nigeria (Surajudeen Mudasiru); The state of human rights in the Nigerian Fourth Republic (Lere Amusan). Part IV Institutional framework. The Nigerian Senate 1999-2013 (Joseph Yinka Fashagba & Oluwakemi Shade Babatunde); An assessment of the civil service and democratic governance in Nigeria's Fourth Republic, 1999-2014 (Felix Olanrewaju Awosika); Women and the politics of representation in Nigeria's democratic governance: an analysis of the legislative elections from 1999 to 2011 (Oluwaniyi, O. Oluwatoyin); Part V Foreign policy. Nigeria's foreign relations: an assessment of the Bakassi peninsula crisis and resolution (Ajinde Oluwashakin). [ASC Leiden abstract]