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.
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Federal character is nothing but an official term for ethnic, religious and regional balance in resource allocation, ministerial and other key appointments in government and enrolment of students in schools.
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 / 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…
A federalism system of government is a government in which there is division of powers between the Central Government and the governments of the component units and each level of government is independent within its own sphere.
The Nigeria Kano Riots of 1953 (Causes & Effects) The Kano Riots began in Kano on 16th May, 1953 and ended on 19th May, 1953. Causes of the Kano Riots of 1953 The major causes…
Battle of Caseros: Armed confrontation occurred on February 3, 1852 between the Rosario troops of Buenos Aires and the Big Army led by Urquiza.
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.
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.
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.