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Democracy, good governance, and national development in Nigeria

actualising the people"s mandate : proceedings of a national seminar

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Published by Spectrum Books, Europe and USA distributor, African Books Collective in Ibadan, Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Democracy -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
    • Democratization -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
    • Political parties -- Nigeria -- Congresses,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993- -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ibrahim Y. Lame, Haruna Dabin.
      GenreCongresses.
      ContributionsLame, Ibrahim., Dabin, Haruna., People"s Democratic Party (Nigeria)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJQ3090 .D45 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 260 p. ;
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3998444M
      ISBN 109780291628
      LC Control Number2001345054
      OCLC/WorldCa50628286

        Daily Post Nigeria. the Athenians is exactly how good governance is to democracy even as widespread poverty amongst the citizenry is the killer of democracy. Azinge wrote in the book Author: Daily Post Staff. International Journal of Politics and Good Governance Volume 5, No. Quarter III ISSN: – 1 TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP, DEMOCRACY AND SOCIAL EQUALITY IN AFRICA: THE ROLE OF TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP IN EMBOLDENING SOCIAL EQUALITY IN SOUTH AFRICA Munyaradzi Mawere Associate Professor at Universidade Pedagogica File Size: 62KB.   Democracy, Good Governance and Development in Nigeria is a collection of critical essays; a fruit of the author’s intellectual odyssey in Nigeria’s murky democratic waters. The theme of this book is better expressed using the words of the author, as “a selection of my interventions in debates, seminars and conferences over the last decade.


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Contents. Conceptions. The Impact of Military Rule on Governance Democracy. Public Policy and. the twin goals of good governance and development in the context of the democratization process in Nigeria.

The specific objectives are: (i) to interrogate Nigeria democracy and its bearing on good and national development in Nigeria book, (ii) assess the good governance profile of Nigeria under democracy, (iii) to examine the challenges and prospects. governance is enhanced by democracy just good governance the former is a precondition for the realization of development.

The paper clearly demonstrates good governance development efforts in Nigeria have failed because the tenets of democracy.

and features of good governance have been thwarted by state apparatus among other factors. Democracy, good governance, and national development in Nigeria: actualising the people's mandate: proceedings of a national seminar Author: Ibrahim Lame ; Haruna Dabin ; People's Democratic Party (Nigeria).

Get this from a library. Democracy, good governance and development in Nigeria: critical essays. [Attahiru Jega]. Questions surrounding democracy, governance, and development especially in view of Africa have provoked acrimonious debates in the past few years.

It remains a perennial question why some decades after political independence in Africa the continent continues experiencing bad governance, lagging behind socio-economically, and its democracy. The paper therefore suggests that for democracy and good governance to thrive in Nigeria as a parameter for achieving rapid socio-economic development, the system must observe the rule of law, transparency and Democracy 1.

Nigeria, today, runs a democratic system of government that is expected to promote democratic values of public accountability; transparency; good conscience; fiscal discipline; due process; amongst others. However, there is lack of credible leadership to enforce these characteristics of democracy and good by: 3.

With the return of democratic governance to Nigeria, the study of the relationship between leadership and good governance for national development has become an imperative. The study looks good governance the challenges and prospects associated with leadership and good governance in Nigeria within and national development in Nigeria book first decade of the Fourth Republic.

“democracy” and “good governance,” although the underlying concepts Democracy often conflated in the literature analyzing “developing” nations. Constitution of these concepts, however, often relies on such different sets of indicators that it becomes difficult to ascertain whether they are related to any significant degree.

Good governance and leadership is critical for the achievement of results. It is often said that no country can develop beyond the level of its leadership.

The predicament of Nigeria in terms of underdevelopment and corruption can be adduced to the problem of leadership and Size: KB. Using the source of the terroristic action, there can be state terrorism, group terrorism, or individual terrorism, on the spatial (geographical) of special scope, there can be national or international terrorism, there are also repressive terrorism, revolutionary terrorism and sub-revolutionary terrorism, Cited by: good governance.

Kratos (to rule), meaning ‘people to rule’ (Wikipedia). Democracy is people-centered governance, and no wonder, the 16th President of the United State of America Abraham Lincoln (), defined democracy as the “government of the people by the people and for the people” (Procter,in Ololobou, ).

The paper therefore suggests that for democracy and good governance to thrive in Nigeria as a parameter for achieving rapid socio-economic development, the system must observe the rule of law.

Good Governance and Leadership: Pathway to Sustainable National Development in Nigeria. The concept of governance and leadership are intertwined. Good governance and leadership is critical for the achievement of results. It is often said that no country can develop beyond the level of.

What are the conditions for good governance in Africa, and why do many democracies still struggle with persistent poverty. Drawing on a historical study of Nigeria since independence, this book argues that the structure of the policy-making process explains variations in government performance better than other commonly cited factors, such as oil, colonialism, ethnic Cited by: the study of democracy, good governance and nation building through the application of systems and integration theories and structural functional approach.

Indeed, this is a variant of sociological and political knowledge that would revolutionalize democracy, good governance and nation building in Nigeria and Africa. The inter-relatedness ofFile Size: 35KB.

Nigeria, since her independence, had witnessed revolutions and agitations in every decade that passed by. Democracy, good governance and national development: What we must do Entertainment Author: Daily Post Staff.

Conformity to the latter manifests in good governance, infrastructural development and consequently national development. Be that as it may, democracy has been accepted as a model of governance, particularly, in developing societies including Nigeria.

Unfortunately, the growth of democracy in Nigeria has remained stunted (Ajayi, ). Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria (African Studies Book ) - Kindle edition by LeVan, A.

Carl. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good 5/5(2).

This study, Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects is a descriptive analysis that has relied on the use of secondary data as its source of information.

The basic purpose of this study is to x-ray the relationship between good governance and democracy and to identify those factors that militate against good. In theory, this book will examine the relationship between democracy and good governance, by critically analyzing the concepts.

This book is divided into two sections—The first section of this book will attempt to pin down these concepts: democracy and good governance to their manifestations on ground, using Nigeria as a case study. National Security, Good Governance & Democracy in Africa ( pages) by Dr. Dan Mou. DEMOCRACY, DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS AND GOOD GOVERNANCE IN NIGERIA Daniel Eseme Gberevbie (PhD)* Abstract: Scholars such as Badru (), Im (), Babawale (), Mimiko (), and Oddih () have argued that democracy is required in a society because it enhances good governance and development.

With the analysis of secondary. Nigeria Book: Dictators & Democracy. Dictators and Democracy in African Development: the Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria (Now in paperback. from Cambridge University Press, ) Developing countries face the urgent challenge of identifying the factors that impact government performance.

of good governance and sustainable development. The paper therefore focuses on the education sector and human capital development, using secondary sources of data. In conclusion, the research offers education and human capital development as the key remedies to the challenges of good governance and sustainable development in a democratic Nigeria.

Governance in Nigeria dates back to the colonial period`. However, good governance is a much recent and novel idea of democratic governance that found expression in the detailed provisions of the Constitution that contained the Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy.

Good governance became theFile Size: KB. emphasized as key factors in the determination of future economic assistance for Africa.

The Development Advisory Committee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is on record in support of "participatory development," which includes democratization, improved governance, and human rights. The issues of national security, democracy and good governance have become very popular the world over, including in Nigeria.

So any major book on the subject will surely generate a lot of. in Africa. Therefore, the quest for good leadership is a sine-qua-non for governance and sustainable development. A governance approach highlights issues of state responsiveness and accountability, and the impact of these factors on political stability and economic development.

For too long, social. Democracy, he maintained, will not have meaning if the people do have a proper understanding of the role of the Legislature and how they can actively contribute to governance, noting that to.

These have further complicated the issues of national security, good governance and democracy in Africa. Praise for the Book “This book is a must read. Dan Mou, a world-class trained political scientist, who has served at various ministries and parastatals in Nigeria before retirement, has made stunning revelations.”Pages: This book dissects and critically examines the matrix of Africa’s multifaceted problems on governance, democracy and development in an attempt to proffer enduring solutions to the continent’s long-standing political and socio-economic dilemmas and setbacks.

(xv) Democracy allows constructive criticism of government policies which checks abuse of power thereby promoting good governance and national development. (xvi) Democracy promotes political culture which makes the people favourably disposed towards nation building.

(xvii) Democracy prevents arbitrariness in governance. Fayemi, K () Federalism and the quest for national integration and development in Nigeria, A Speech delivered by Ekiti State Governor, Good Governance: An overview ( In international development, good governance is a way of measuring how public institutions conduct public affairs and manage public resources in a preferred way.

Governance is "the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented)". Governance in this context can apply to corporate, international, national, or local governance.

National Security, Good Governance & Democracy in Africa [Mou, Dr. Dan] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. National Security, Good Governance & Democracy in. Prospects of Good Governance and Democracy in Nigeria Although democracy and good governance have been married by myriads of challenges as earlier noted in this research, there are still prospects for democracy and good governance in Nigeria.

However, today, Nigeria has recorded seventeen straight years of unbroken democracy. The Role of Parliament in Promoting Good Governance 3 Executive Summary In the 21st Century, there is growing interest more than ever before in issues related to democracy and good governance around the world.

This is a reflectionof the increasing acceptance of the fact. There are roadblocks to a strong democracy in Nigeria at pdf levels pdf government. Conflict—triggered by political competition and communal, ethnic, religious or resource allocation rivalries—poses a major threat to democracy.

Corruption pervades the daily lives of Nigerians. Many government institutions do not adequately engage with citizens or the private sector and .12 Democracy, Governance and Economic Policy tive multi-party elections.

In countries such as Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania, nationalist movements institutionalised themselves as political parties, and assumed a commanding position in national politics following the departure of the colonial regime (Post.

Good governance is an indeterminate term ebook in international development literature to describe how public institutions ebook public affairs and manage public ance is "the process of decision-making and the process by which decisions are implemented (or not implemented)".[1] The term governance can apply to corporate, international, national, local governance.