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Federal-state relations in Nigeria"s Second Republic

Joseph Okoroji

Federal-state relations in Nigeria"s Second Republic

a study of conflict and co-operation

by Joseph Okoroji

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Published by V.O.R. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1979-1983.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJoseph Okoroji.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72p. ;
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18766568M
    ISBN 100951249738
    OCLC/WorldCa37623530

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    The Second Republic ( – ) presidential system of government favoured multi-party system. The Federal Electoral System (FEDECO) had to register five (5) political parties for the election. The five (5) of them were: The National Party of Nigeria (NPN), the Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN), the Nigerian People’s Party (NPP), the Great. NIGERIA'S NEW CONSTITUTION FOR THE THIRD REPUBLIC JAMES S. READ* The Constitution of Nigeria was widely acclaimed as a boldly innovative attempt to introduce structures for democratic government which were new to the Commonwealth. These included the adoption of an American-style separation of legislative and executive powers, albeit withCited by:


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