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dc.contributor.authorAbdulazeez, Yusuf-
dc.date.accessioned2011-02-17T10:15:36Z-
dc.date.available2011-02-17T10:15:36Z-
dc.date.issued2011-02-17-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10071/2327-
dc.description.abstractSince 1st October 1960 that Nigeria got independence from the United Kingdom, she has experimented with diverse political systems - parliamentary, unitary, military, presidential and diarchal styles to boost peoples’ welfare, still majority are poor. This paper examines Nigeria’s income and human poverty, while indicating her citizens’ priorities that political leaders failed to address. It accounts for the progress achieved and the prospects in fighting poverty in Nigeria. The country’s growing unemployment, underemployment, low remuneration, weak savings and investments, corruption, short access to basic services coupled with the 64.4% people, who survive on less than US$1.25 in 2000-2007 attest to her poverty in the midst of plenty. These pathologies accrued from bad governance, weak economic policies, plans, implementation and non-commitment of private organizations. The ongoing Nigeria’s democratic institutionalization sends hope to people. Nigeria needs collective participation of all development’s stakeholders to drag in good political leadership, as a developmental tool.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.rightsopenAccesspor
dc.subjectLeadership poverty-strickenpor
dc.subjectCollective responsespor
dc.subjectDevelopmentpor
dc.subjectNigeriapor
dc.titleThe 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s Independence, political leadership and poverty in the midst of Plenty: problems, priorities, progress and prospectspor
dc.typeconferenceObjectpor
dc.event.title7º Congresso Ibérico de Estudos Africanospor
dc.event.typeCongressopor
dc.event.locationLisboapor
dc.event.date9 a 11 de Setembro de 2010por
dc.publicationstatusNão publicadopor
dc.peerreviewedNãopor
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