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Creation of states in Nigeria

Creation of states in Nigeria

a review of rationale, demands, and problems up to 1980

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Nigeria -- Administrative and political divisions -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Omolade Adejuyigbe, Leo Dare, Aderanti Adepoju.
      ContributionsAdejuyigbe, Ọmọlade., Dare, Leo O., Adepoju, Aderanti., National Conference on Creation of States in Nigeria (1981 : University of Ife)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS7656.3.A6 L736 1980z
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. ;
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1980535M
      LC Control Number90225329

      states in , and thirty-six states in In an attempt to rationalize the first countrywide state creation exercise in the postcolonial era, the official view was that: With the creation of twelve states in Nigeria, the fundamental problems, which threatened to dissolve a political. The Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in collaboration with the Eko Innovation Centre has launched a Smart Meter Initiative tagged 'The Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon '.

      Federalism is a system in which powers are distributed between the central authority known as the Federal Government and the component units known as states or regions. It is in this lucid manner Federalism in Nigeria - Read book online.   The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Nigeria in , following Nigeria’s independence from the United Kingdom. Nigeria is the largest economy and most populous country in Africa. In the presidential elections, for the first time in the country’s history, an opposition party won the presidency and control of the National.

        Statehood in the early 21st century remains as much a central problem now as it was in when the first edition of The Creation of States in International Law was published. As Rhodesia, Namibia, the South African Homelands and Taiwan then were subjects of acute concern, today governments, international organizations, and other institutions are seized of such matters as the Reviews: 6.   British influence and control over what would become Nigeria and Africa's most populous country grew through the 19th century. A series of constitutions after World War II granted Nigeria greater autonomy. After independence in , politics were marked by coups and mostly military rule, until the death of a military head of state in


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Owing to the creation of these two states, Nigeria was, therefore, made up of twenty-one states in the year Creation of states in Nigeria book Augthe number of Nigeria states would increase to thirty as Gen. Creation of States in Nigeria: A Review of Rationale, Demands and Problems Up to Ọmọlade Adejnyigbe, Leo O.

Dare, Aderanti Adepoju Federal Government Printer, - Nigeria - pages. 38 rows  The following table presents a listing of the states of Nigeria, and the dates of their. The tussle for State creation has been an ongoing battle because some sects in the country believe that they have been sidelined and are not getting enough by way of allocation.

In the 19 th Century, the British at different times conquered parts of Nigeria and established control and authority in these regions. In the reality, the politics of creation of States in Nigeria, to all intents and purposes, has always being a study intense struggle for power between the elites and different power blocs and factions.

So, the then Federal military government under late General Sani Abacha again on October 1, carried out another State creation exercise. The state creation in Nigeria began in the year with General Yakubu Gowon coming to power via a coup d’état and ended in the year Nigeria is a federation of 36 states and 1 Federal Capital Territory.

Each of the 36 states is a semi-autonomous political unit that shares powers with the Federal Government as enumerated under the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Federal Capital Territory, also known as FCT, is the capital of Nigeria and located in the city of Abuja.

In the reality, the politics of creation of States in Nigeria, to all intents and purposes, has always being a study intense struggle for power between the elites and different power blocs and factions. So the them Federal military government under late General Sanni Abacha again on the 1 October, carried out another State creation exercise.

State formation is the process of the development of a centralized government structure in a situation where one did not exist prior to its development. State formation has been a study of many disciplines of the social sciences for a number of years, so much so that Jonathan Haas writes that "One of the favorite pastimes of social scientists over the course of the past century has been to.

The increase in the number of States in the 20th century has not abated in recent years. The independence of many small territories comprising the ‘residue’ of the European colonial empires alone accounts for a major increase in States sincewhile the disintegration of Yugoslavia and the USSR in the early s further augmented the ranks.

There are still agitations for the creation of new states in Nigeria. An example is seen in the recommendations of the CONFAB inthat 18 new states should be created in Nigeria to bring it to a total of 54 states.

Many of the agitations for state creation have undertones of division, politics, ethnicity or religion. The Eastern Region was an administrative region in Nigeria, dating back originally from the division of the colony Southern Nigeria in Its first capital was capital was later moved to Enugu and the second capital was region was officially divided in into three new states, the East-Central State, Rivers State and South-Eastern State.

The following table presents a listing of Nigeria's states and the dates of their creation. State: Date Created: Preceding Entity: Abia State.

27 August Imo State. Adamawa State. 27 August Gongola State. Akwa Ibom State. 23 September Cross River State. Anambra State. 27 August (old) Anambra State. Bauchi State. Nigeria has a total of 36 states and one federal capital territory.

Here is what you need to know about the creation of Nigerian states and which government and year it was created. Between andNigeria was only divided into 3 regions, and was called.

POLITICS OF STATE CREATION IN NIGERIA CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION The history of state creation in Nigeria dates back to when Nigeria was divided into three distinct entities, the colony and protectorate of Lagos, the protectorate of Northern Nigeria and the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

Each of this was administered independently by an administrator. Nigeria practices the Federal system of Government. It has 36 States in it with a total of Local Government of the States were created by Nigeria’s former head of States.

A listing of the various States created by Nigeria past head of States are given in this post. Don’t worry, because we’ve got your back, here’s the names of all the 36 states of Nigeria and their Capitals.

It’s a must that every academic student of the Nigerian Universities, knows the Names of all states and most especially, their capitals, because it might seems childish, but yes.

The creation of more states in Nigeria, especially at the doorstep of the civil war, was probably considered an expedient therapy to the health needs of the country then. The authors’ concern with the African experience also shapes the book’s first two chapters, which offer a discussion of states and societies in the region from 9, BCE to the early.

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10 Richest States in Nigeria in (by IGR). Recall that during the Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, the national conference recommended the creation of eight additional states meaning if implemented, we will have 54 Provinces.

Director General, Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) Mr. Asishana Okauru has commended the “Book of States” initiative of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).

Okauru expressed the NGF’s interest in working with NIPC to unlock the investment prospects of moribund State-owned companies.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: F.J.

Ellah ; with preface by Prof.