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The Efficacy of Federalism in a Multi-Ethnic State: The Nigerian Experience

@article{Babalola2015TheEO,
  title={The Efficacy of Federalism in a Multi-Ethnic State: The Nigerian Experience},
  author={D. Babalola},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  year={2015},
  volume={8},
  pages={74}
}
  • D. Babalola
  • Published 2015
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
Introduction Federalism became fashionable in the British Commonwealth at the end of the Second World War when the governmental system was promoted as a means of nation-building. The system was seen not as an end in itself, but as a means to achieve some political and economic objectives, good government, as well as national unity, especially in deeply divided societies such as Nigeria, India, and Malaysia. Nigeria, arguably one of the world's ethnically diverse countries with about 350 ethnic… Expand
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