African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 403

Full Length Research Paper

The travails of Nigerian federalism 1951-1999: A federation in crisis of constitutional engineering

M. M. Fadakinte
  • M. M. Fadakinte
  • Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
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M. Abdulkareem
  • M. Abdulkareem
  • Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 14 October 2020
  •  Accepted: 14 December 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

How to cite this article

APA /
Fadakinte, M. M., & Abdulkareem, M. (2021). The travails of Nigerian federalism 1951-1999: A federation in crisis of constitutional engineering. African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, 15(1), 19-27.
Chicago /
M. M. Fadakinte and M. Abdulkareem. "The travails of Nigerian federalism 1951-1999: A federation in crisis of constitutional engineering." African Journal of Political Science and International Relations 15, no. 1 (2021): 19-27.
MLA /
M. M. Fadakinte and M. Abdulkareem. "The travails of Nigerian federalism 1951-1999: A federation in crisis of constitutional engineering." African Journal of Political Science and International Relations 15.1 (2021): 19-27.