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Author Momah, Sam, author

Title Nigeria beyond divorce / Sam Momah
Published Ibadan : Safari Books, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 277 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Preface; Prologue; Part I: Developmental stages of Nigeria; Chapter 1 --The birth of Nigeria; Chapter 2 -- Pre and post-independance governance; Chapter 3 -- Nigerean political leaders and constitutional development at a glance; Chapter 4 -- Nigerian military in goverance; Part II: The main problems of Nigeria; Chapter 5 -- The problem with Nigeria -- Overbloated bureaucracy caused by undue creation of atates; Chapter 6 -- The problem with Nigeria -- Poorinfrastructure
Appendix 1 -List of kidnappings -- Appendix 2 -- List of Boko Haram bomb-blast destructions; About the Author; Index; Back cover
Chapter 14 -- the problem with Nigeria -- growing religious tension -- part iii: examples for Nigeria to emulate; chapter 15 -- Obama's victory and its significance to Nigeria; chapter 16 -- Rwanda's developmental example and lessons for Nigeria; chapter 17 -- example of Singapore developing from third world to first world(1965 -- 2000); chapter 18 -- Japanese developmental experience and lessons for Nigeria; part iv: strategic solution to problems; chapter 19 -- the crucial strategic need to remain united; chapter 20 -restructuring the polity; chapter 21 -- epilogue; part v; notes and references
Chapter 7 -- the problem with Nigeria -- unitary content but federal label -- chapter 8 -- the problem with Nigeria -- endemic insecurity; chapter 9 -- the problem with Nigeria -- endemic corruption; chapter 10 -- the problem with Nigeria -population explosion; chapter 11 -- the problem with Nigeria -- unemployment and the failure to convert brain drain to brain gain; chapter 12 -- the problem with Nigeria -- poor productivity aggravated by wrong application of federal character; chapter 13 -- the problem with Nigeria -- the need for leadership with proven track record
Summary Most Nigerians, when they talk about Nigeria, will always refer to her with bubbling jingoism as ìgiant of Africaî or ìour great nation, Nigeriaî but fail to ask ìgiant of what?î Goodness or Evil? Productivity or Consumption? Success or Failure? Meritocracy or Mediocrity? Hollowness or Substance? Capturing the ""mood of the nation"" this book offers diagnosis on the country which are broad-based, instructive and well presented. Part I outlines the developmental stages of Nigeria while Part II gives an in depth diagnosis of the major problems besetting Nigeria, following Part III gives examples
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nigeria -- Economic conditions -- 1960-
Nigeria -- History -- 1960-
Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Nigeria -- Social conditions -- 1960-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9788431577 (electronic bk.)
9789788431572 (electronic bk.)