Conclusion: Addressing Nigeria’s Ailing Federal System

  • Dele Babalola
Part of the Federalism and Internal Conflicts book series (FEINCO)


This chapter provides a summary and conclusions of the book. Here it is reiterated that Nigeria’s domestic political economy entrenches over-dependency on oil and promotes over-centralisation of political and economic resources, and consequently, a flawed federal system. On the basis of the study, it is recommended that the existing and highly centralised federal system must give way to a decentralised system.


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  • Dele Babalola
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  1. 1.Department of International Relations and DiplomacyBaze UniversityAbujaNigeria

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