Introduction. Transition as Democratic Regression

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Amuwo ‘Kunle, « Introduction. Transition as Democratic Regression », Institut français de recherche en Afrique, ID : 10.4000/books.ifra.632


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The Abacha military regime that ruled Nigeria from 17 November 1993 to 8 June 1998 could well be summarized as a government that was involved in a perennial, if uneven, struggle with civil society organizations and the international community that wanted a rapid return to civilian and democratic rule. The Abacha junta, which was the arrowhead of the anti-democratic forces, prevailed, by substituting ‘the edict of the gun’ for ‘the promise of a new dawn’. The resilience and perseverance of the...

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