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Problem of Federalism in Nigeria

Problem of Federalism in Nigeria

The Nigerian federalism faces certain difficult problems including those related to census, revenue allocation, religious and inter-ethnic conflicts, allocation of public offices and the unequal distribution of wealth between different regions and between classes.



Federalism | Definition | Features | Pros & Cons

Federalism | Definition | Features | Pros & Cons

The term Federation emanated from the Latin word foedus, which means treaty or agreement. A federalism system of government involves sharing of political power among various component units of any state (country) where the central governments and regional governments are given varying powers by the constitution and each of them has power to have its own laws without relying on other.


Merits and Demerits of a Federalism

Merits and Demerits of a Federalism

Merits and Demerits / Limitations of a Federal State A Federalisn State is one in which two or more independent states come together by contract to form a united state with division of powers between…





Caudillos | Definition, Origin & Features

Caudillos | Definition, Origin & Features

The caudillos were political, military and ideological leaders that emerged during the 19th and 20th centuries in various countries of Southern America.

These were not popular leaders, but led the popular sectors leading a coalition of elite forces.


Colombian Declaration of Independence (1810) – History, Causes & Consequences

Colombian Declaration of Independence (1810) – History, Causes & Consequences

Independence of Colombia is called the political and military process that allowed the Viceroyalty of New Granada to be separated from the Spanish Empire.

This process began on July 20, 1810, when the Creoles of Bogotá formed a government junta that displaced the Spanish viceroy from power. It ended in 1822, after Simón Bolívar defeated the royalists and formed Gran Colombia, which integrated Nueva Granada, Venezuela and Ecuador into a single state.


First Mexican Empire | History, Facts, Causes & End (1821–1823)

First Mexican Empire | History, Facts, Causes & End (1821–1823)

The First Mexican Empire was the sovereign State that was constituted after the declaration of the Independence of Mexico, in 1821.

This empire lasted only 17 months, since it was proclaimed on August 24, 1821 and dissolved on April 8, 1823.

The only monarch of the First Mexican Empire was the Creole General Agustín de Iturbide, who adopted the name of Agustín I. Iturbide’s reign ended when his opponents, led by General Antonio López de Santa Anna and Guadalupe Victoria, took up arms against he.