The Effect of Political Corruption in Nigerian Government and Politics

The Effect of Political Corruption in Nigerian Government and Politics ( A Case study of Anambra State 1999-2010)

According to the Africans in America news watch special report of November 19,2009. Godfathrrism is both a symptom and a cause of the violence and corruption that together permeate the political process in Nigeria, public officials who owe their position to the efforts of a political godfather incur a debt they are expected to repay without and throughout their tenure in office. [Read more…]

Godfatherism and Political Conflict in Nigeria

 Godfatherism and Political Conflict in Nigeria

In order to exhaustively treat this study, it is imperative that relevant literature in the area of this work be consulted. The areas involved are mainly; Godfatherism and political conflict.

2.2   GODFATHERISM

According to Oshuntokun (2002);

The political relationship under successive government in Nigeria is a reflection of the new international economic order, which facilitates the pursuit of regime change by avaricious godfathers whose major pre-occupations, is to perpetuate their hegemonic political influence for personal interest and aggrandizement. [Read more…]

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