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Reinventing the African State: Issues and Challenges for Building a Developmental State
Academic discourse and development policy debates have grappled with the contentious issue of the state–market interactions in Africa’s development agenda and processes, particularly since the 1960sExpand
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Beyond Intractability : Ethnic Identity and Political Conflicts in Africa
The seemingly intractability of ethnicity, identity and the national question in Africa has provoked series of questions, which the paper seeks to explore, such as: Does ethnicity in itself representExpand
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Gender Budgeting in the Education Sector: Implications for the Girl Child Education in Nigeria
More than any other time in the Nigerian history, women education is now considered a priority because it has become a major factor in the development equation, and in particular, a key to genderExpand
Democratization and the national question in Nigeria (1999-2007)
The proliferation of ethnic militias and the intensification of ethno-regional nationalism demanding a re-negotiation of the federalist foundations of the Nigerian state have resulted in theExpand
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Ethno-nationalist movements and political mobilisation in Africa: The Nigeria experience (1990-2003)
Contemporary social movements in Africa are shrugging off state patronage in order to reconstruct the substance and direction of local‐level development. They are also addressing issues ofExpand
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