The Management of Transition to Civil Rule by the Military in Nigeria (1966-1996)

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April 4, 2013

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Chidi A. Odinkalu, « The Management of Transition to Civil Rule by the Military in Nigeria (1966-1996) », Institut français de recherche en Afrique, ID : 10.4000/books.ifra.634


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Nigeria has been under military rule since independence (1 October 1960), except for the periods between 1 October 1960 and 15 January 1966; and 1 October 1979 and 31 December 1983. In its 36 years as an independent state, Nigeria has had seven military rulers, six military inspired changes of government (five of which have been successful military coups), four constitutions (including one that was never used!), four constitution drafting processes, at least four programmes of transition from...

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