ETHNIC POLITICS AND THE FUTURE OF NIGERIA FEDERALISM

Peter Ikechukwu Emejuru (PhD), Joseph Adekunle Bamidele (PhD)

Abstract


Nigeria is a multi-ethnic nation with cultural differences between its component ethnicity groups. From the north to the coasts. The range in type of social system, minority allocation Federal character and Revenue allocation. This diversity has resulted into major problems namely: Problem arising between the larger ethnic groups and the hostility that derives from competition between peoples for heath and power. This project examines the political implication  of the diversity and the problems created by it for the survival of Federalism in Nigeria.


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