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Report on local government elections in the Western Region of Nigeria, 1958.

Western Region (Nigeria)

Report on local government elections in the Western Region of Nigeria, 1958.

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Published by Govt. printer in [Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria,
  • Western State.
    • Subjects:
    • Local elections -- Nigeria -- Western State.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLocal government elections in the Western Region of Nigeria, 1958.
      SeriesWestern Regional Legislature. Occasional paper, no. 7 of 1958, Sessional paper (Western Region of Nigeria. Legislature) ;, 1958, no. 7.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJS7656.9.W A2 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination178 p.
      Number of Pages178
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5782085M
      LC Control Number59033625
      OCLC/WorldCa22263813

        Traditional rulers and party politics. the election as an Oba into the Western Region House of Assembly. was eventually appointed Minster of Finance and Local Government in Western Region. The constitution of established a federal form of government, greatly extending the functions of the regional governments. A constitutional conference of May and June decided upon immediate self-government for the Eastern and Western regions, the Northern to follow in The step from self-government to independence was quickly taken.

      In late in preparation for Nigeria’s independence, the Action Group party took a decision which affected the career of Akintola, the party and Nigeria when the party asked him to swap political positions with Awolowo by becoming the premier of the Western Region while Awolowo who also was the national leader of the AG, would became the party leader in the Federal House of Author: Kwekudee. The first test of the party came in the election. The party won majority votes in the Eastern Region of Nigeria's House of Assembly but became the opposition in the western region with Azikiwe as the opposition leader representing Lagos.

      This article reports the announcement on 20 July that the Angolan, Cuban and South African governments had agreed on ‘a set of essential principles to establish the basis for peace in the South-western region of Africa.’ The principles also set. Obafemi Awolowo introduced free healthcare for children up to the age of 18 in the Western Region as well as free and mandatory primary education in Western Nigeria. Although Awolowo failed to win the and presidential elections (the results of which were questionable), his policies of free healthcare and education were rolled out in.


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Elections. The Group is to submit its report to the Commonwealth Secretary-General, who will forward it to the Government of Nigeria, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, the leadership of the political parties taking part in the elections and thereafter to all Commonwealth Governments.” ACTIVITIES OF THE GROUP.

Western Region (Nigeria). Office of the Electoral Commissioner. Report on the holding of the parliamentary election to the Western House of Assembly, Nigeria. Ibadan: Govt. Printer. MLA Citation. Western Region (Nigeria).

Office of the Electoral Commissioner. Report on local government elections in the Western Region of Nigeria, ; A report of an enquiry into the present and future internal demand for timber and other forest products. The major reforms in the local government system in the country since independent include theand reforms in the defunct Eastern Region (Fajobi ).

Similarly, in the Western. the state of local government administrati on in Western Nigeria between and was unencouraging. The tiered structure was crumbled for more or less the same re asons.

Nigeria remained a colony of Britain until October1, The British administered the country as three regions, namely: Northern, Western and Eastern. Each region had a government, which was responsible for the affairs of that region.

This arrangement started in under the Richards Constitution – which was the first federalFile Size: 3MB. 2. LOCAL GOVERNMENT REFORM IN NIGERIA The history of local government system in Nigeria dates back to the colonial days.

Although contact with Europeans dates back to the fifteenth century, it was not until before the first steps were. Nigeria: Between the Old Western Region And New South-West "The South-west of Nigeria is a good example of this depredation. president's instruction to revert to the original 20 local.

Page note 1 Population Census of the Western Region of Nigeria, (Government Statistician, Lagos, – ). Page note 2 Report on the Kano Disturbances, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th May (Kaduna, ), pp. 39 – Cited by: His party won the first elections ever conducted in Western Nigeria.

As a result of that victory, the AG formed the first elected government in the Western Region and Obafemi Awolowo, now a Chief, became the Leader of Government Business and Minister for Local Government in Decem Premiers Of Nigeria – These are the faces of Author: Kwekudee.

He had to flee Nigeria in following the military coup of December The election along with the Western Parliamentary election are easily some of the worst conducted in the. Gbadamosi Adegoke Adelabu (3 September – 25 March ) was a prominent personality in the politics of Ibadan city and subsequently that of the Western Region of Nigeria right before the country's independence in He was Nigeria's Minister of Natural Resources and Social Services from January to January and was later the opposition leader in the Western Regional Assembly Political party: NCNC.

The legal framework for local government at this period was provided by the Eastern region local government ordinance ofthe Western region local government law of and the Native.

Report on the holding of the parliamentary election to the Western House of Assembly, Nigeria Your new government, candidates and their voters Elections the Nigerian citizen's guide to parties, politics, leaders and issues / by Willam D. Graf. Less than a year before Nigeria holds its third national elections since the end of military rule intensions are running high in the southern Niger Delta.

A number of militant groups have begun allying themselves to local politicians with ele. Inhe was elected the leader of the NCNC in the Western House of Assembly.

Inhe was elected Deputy Premier of the old Western Region of Nigeria under Chief Samuel Akintola on the platform of the Nigerian National Democratic Party. He was also appointed Minister of Local Government Affairs for the Western Region in that same : 22 DecemberChelsea, England.

Chief Akinloye, aware that politics is a game of numbers, realised that the city could play a major role in the political evolution of the western region, and, indeed, Nigeria, if the votes could. Local government areas of Nigeria Nigeria has local government areas (). Each local government area is administered by a Local Government Council consisting of a chairman who is the Chief Executive of the LGA, and other elected members who are referred to as Councillors.

Inhe seized the Western Nigeria Broadcasting Service studio and broadcast a demand for the cancellation of the Western Nigeria Regional Elections. Induring the Nigerian Civil War, he was arrested by the federal government of General Yakubu Gowon and put Education: Abeokuta Grammar School, University of Leeds.

The history of Nigeria can be traced to settlers trading across the middle East and Africa as early as BC. Numerous ancient African civilizations settled in the region that is known today as Nigeria, such as the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire.

Islam reached Nigeria through the Borno Empire between ( AD) and Hausa States around ( AD) during the 11th century. Book Review - AND THE WEST WENT WILD (Aftermath of the Action Group Party Crisis of /) by Chief S. O. Oloko; Motesun Publishers, Lagos, Joseph Gbadamosi Adegoke Adelabu alias Adelabu Penkelemesi was a colossal in the political arena of Ibadan and the then Western Region before the independence of Nigeria in He was born in Oke-Oluokun, Ibadan, on September 3, to Mr.

Sanusi Ashiyanbi Adelabu and Mrs. Awujola the tender age of five, Adegoke Adelabu lost his mother and then lived with his paternal aunt.Military and Politics in Nigeria The group of army officers involved in the military take over of Janua ry 15,consisted of mostly south-eastern Igbo officers including Major Chukuma Kaduna.