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Nigeria Is Going Out Of Unified Existence, If Nothing Is Urgently Done By Dr. Samaila Achigak Ahalu Rukuba

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Nigeria is facing a critical challenge to its unity, and urgent action is needed to address it. In the fields of Public Relations and Marketing, we firmly believe that analyzing trends and events over time allows for accurate predictions of potential consequences with a high degree of certainty.

Despite the gains of democracy in the Western world, its implementation in Africa, particularly in Nigeria, has been fraught with problems. These include rampant corruption, greed, institutional instability, banditry, and religious extremism, all under the guise of democracy. The recurring democratic crises in Nigeria have exposed the self-serving nature of its political elite, exacerbating social discord and citizen dissatisfaction.

Since gaining independence in 1960, Nigeria has oscillated between periods of military rule and attempts at democratic governance. However, each democratic experiment has resulted in authoritarianism worse than military regimes, often leading to further military intervention.

While military interventions may seem drastic, they have sometimes been necessary to preserve the nation’s unity and protect its citizens from internal strife.

The transition to civilian rule during the Second and Third Republics was marred by political selfishness and lack of depth in democratic principles. The aspirations for democracy were overshadowed by corruption and insecurity, leading to the eventual return of military rule.

In the current Fourth Republic, Nigeria continues to grapple with corruption, cultism, police ineffectiveness, banditry, and kidnapping, leading to a breakdown of democratic values and increasing calls for a new republic. The patterns of decline in democratic standards with each civilian regime are evident, raising concerns about the future of democracy in Nigeria.

The prevalence of insecurity and societal decay under civilian regimes contrasts with relative stability during military rule, prompting questions about the effectiveness of Nigeria’s democratic governance.

The trends and events unfolding in Nigeria paint a bleak picture, highlighting the need for significant modifications to the country’s democratic system.


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