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Transition from military rule to constitutional democracy

B. O. Nwabueze

Transition from military rule to constitutional democracy

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Published by University of Benin in Benin City .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- Nigeria.,
    • Democracy -- Nigeria.,
    • Democratization -- Nigeria.,
    • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1975-1979.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementdelivered by Ben. O. Nwabueze.
      SeriesJustice Idigbe memorial lecture ;, 3rd, Idigbe memorial lectures ;, 3rd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCM 92/10649 (D)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination25 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages25
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1792070M
      LC Control Number89189731
      OCLC/WorldCa21860349

      The final Constitution says as much: its first section declares that among the founding values of the nation is "[s]upremacy of the constitution and the rule of law."8 But it turns out that the battle to establish the rule of law was not over. South African democracy is now twenty years old, and, like other democracies around theAuthor: Stephen J Ellmann.   As a result Argentina’s road to democracy has been difficult with military intervention, the installation of authoritarian, and often violent, government recurrent. This trend in Argentine politics ended following the collapse of the military junta of with a transition to democracy.


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