How President Obasanjo subverted Nigeria"s federal system

  • 448 Pages
  • 4.93 MB
  • English
Gold Press Ltd. , Ibadan, Nigeria
Obasanjo, Olusegun, Federal government -- Nigeria -- History, Political corruption -- Nigeria -- History, Nigeria -- Politics and government --
StatementBen Nwabueze.
LC ClassificationsKTA72 .N825 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxli, 448 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22661175M
ISBN 109780702377
LC Control Number2008430392

“The subversion by President Obasanjo of the federal system established by the Constitution consists in very significant part of a deliberate policy matched by.

This book is an account of how President Olusegun Obasanjo turned Nigeria a law-governed state, a legal order, bequeathed to us by the British colonialists, into a lawless one.

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From an organization of power and coercive force limited and regulated by and to be exercised in accordance with law into a system of personal rule in which law was replaced more or less by arbitrary whims and personal.

In fact, their monumental anger is captured vividly in the titles of Nwabueze's books: How President Obasanjo Subverted Nigeria's Federal System; How President Obasanjo Subverted the Rule of. How President Obasanjo Subverted Nigeria’s Federal System.

Ibadan, Abuja, and Owerri: Gold Press Limited. Ibadan, Abuja, and Owerri: Gold Press Limited. Google ScholarAuthor: Dele Babalola. President Obasanjo claims in a speech at a seminar on federalism at the University of Lagos,that the federal system is working for Nigeria, but, he means by his brand of federalism, in.

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An ordinary federal law, like the EFCC Actwhich authorises such interference, dictation or coercion is unconstitutional, null and How President Obasanjo subverted Nigerias federal system book as a subversion of the federal system.

In his new book, "How President Obasanjo Subverted Nigeria"s Federal System", the learned Professor, after reviewing the case and after a careful examination of the provisions of the Constitution. H.E. CHIEF OLUSEGUN OBASANJO, FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA.

General Olusegun Obasanjowas born on 5 March in Abeokuta (SouthWest- Nigeria), to a modest Yoruba family. He studied in a Baptist school.

Unable to remain in llege for financial reasons, heco enlisted in the British colonial army in This book is an account of how President Olusegun Obasanjo turned Nigeria a law-governed state, a legal order, bequeathed to us by the British colonialists, into a lawless one.

Amb Maisule. But President Obasanjo on the 3rd of June corrupted the process of electing the leadership of the National Assembly. Money from the Obasanjo. Obasanjo wrote:“It was the same elder statesman who reportedly tried to jolt the president into action by telling him that there were five presidents in Nigeria, and these were his wife the first lady, Diezani (Alison-Madueke), Stella (Oduah), Ngozi (Okonjo-Iweala) and the president himself, and that he was the weakest of the five.

The theme of this Biennial Conference coincides with the focus of one of Professor Ben Nwabueze' s (SAN) recent seminal books, titled: How President Obasanjo Subverted Nigeria' s Federal System. A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned that Nigeria should not turn its back on the clamour for restructuring.

Obasanjo spoke on Friday at a Convocation Lecture organised by the. Opinion - In what is becoming a directive principle of state policy, President Olusegun Obasanjo has again, in his swashbuckling manner, directed that states with newly created local government.

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“Nigeria is bleeding and the hemorrhage must be stopped,” Obasanjo says in the page letter dated December 2, and obtained by PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday. Ownership and control of land and natural resources, especially petroleum has been of great controversy in Nigeria.

In fact the issue between states and federal government and even between governments and the communities who own the land has been one question that has continued to be the backbone of every controversy and mineral related disputes in Nigeria.

President Cyril Ramaphosa received former President Olusegun Obasanjo of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for a courtesy call today, Thursday 26 September After a successful launch of the book, “Democracy Works: Rewiring Politics to Africa's Advantage”, President Obasanjo, who is a co-author of the book, presented a copy to President.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Don’t be despaired, have hope in Nigeria’s democracy He spoke on Thursday at the public presentation of a book, “Politics as Dashed Hopes in Nigeria Author: Bankole Adewale. Olusegun Obasanjo, (born March 5,Abeokuta, Nigeria), Nigerian general, statesman, and diplomat, who was the first military ruler in Africa to hand over power to a civilian government.

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He served as Nigeria’s military ruler (–79) and, as a civilian, as president (–). Obasanjo attended Baptist Boys’ High School in Abeokuta, in southwest Nigeria, and later worked as a. Okija Shrine or Ogwuwu Akpu is a popular local shrine located in Okija, a town in Ihiala local government of Anambra State, Eastern Nigeria.

On 3 Augustthe shrine was invaded by a team of policemen led by former Anambra State Commissioner of Police Felix Ogbaudu who arrested over 40 native doctors, keepers and attendants. Over 70 dead human bodies and skulls were discovered in the.

FORMER Governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, yesterday, said former President Olusegun Obasanjo lacked the moral standing to describe any. Founder and President of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, ABUAD, Ekiti State, Aare Afe Babalola, has described former President, Olusegun Obasanjo as best President Nigeria.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called for the creation of jobs for the youth, particularly in the agricultural sector, to address the problem of unemployment in Nigeria. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government is driving Nigeria towards "disaster and instability".

The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is the head of state and head of government of the Federal Republic of president of Nigeria is also the commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed president is elected in national elections which take place every four years. The offices, powers, and titles of the head of state and the head of government were officially Appointer: Direct popular election.

federal government’s action illegal, but President Obasanjo defied the Supreme Court till he left office on There were many other cases.4 Thus in the last eight years the Nigerian federation witnessed intense frictions between the demands of states for autonomy or self-rule and the federal center for control; the demands of.

Entrapped by an evil cabal, enmeshed in nepotism and blinded by ethnic chauvinism, Mohammadu Buhari, is a bad president. However, despite Buhari’s bungled presidency, Nigeria remains a.

The Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library is a library owned by Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a former President of is a historic, tourist and academic centre established as a national archive for the preservation of documents and materials used by the president during his tenure as the president of library is located at Abeokuta, Ogun State in y: Nigeria.

Politics; Trending; Politics: Federal Government fires back at Obasanjo over claim on islamization, fulanization of Nigeria. Following the comments and revelations of former president Olusegun Obasanjo on how the prevalent trend of killings and other high level destruction in the country are deliberate attempts at ensuring Islamization and Fulanization of the country and regions beyond, the.AS HE surveys the state of his country in the aftermath of his election victory on February 27th, President-elect Olusegun Obasanjo might be forgiven for thinking that what Nigeria needs is a.Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol 3,