Witicles Experts Online Articles Directory
Witicles Experts Articles Directory Witicles Experts Articles DirectoryWiticles Experts Articles DirectoryWiticles Experts Articles Directory

Welcome, Guest!     Sign Up    Sign In
Sponsored Ads

Become A Witicles.Com Expert Contributor Today

The Power Of Leadership

Author Box

Abiola Benjamin ObayomiAbiola Benjamin Obayomi
Real Estate is my Profession. The change we need in Nigeria begins with all of us doing things differently. Collectively, we can make Nigeria work.
Joined 4 years ago
From Ile-Ife, Osun State
Total Articles 243

Recent Articles From Author

# Restructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going Forward
# How To Get Rid of Depression By The Word of God
# Buhari Anti-Corruption Fight: Is It A Sham?
# The Presidency and A Failed Coup: Let Us Make Sense of It

Namecheap.com Namecheap.com
Shop for Books online in Nigeria at kpiBooks.com.ng Order your favourite books online now, Save the stress & Pay online or with cash at Your Doorstep!

We help our esteemed clients develop web strategy that works!
Call us @ +234 803 578 3880

Authors Spotlight
Gboyega Adedeji  Gboyega Adedeji
Gboyega Adedeji is a Veteran Writer on Witicles.comVeteran Author
241 Articles
   Mentored By Jesus Christ | Writer | Inspiring Speaker | Publisher | Coach | Builder | CEO @ https:... from Abuja, Nigeria

Abiola Benjamin Obayomi  Abiola Benjamin Obayomi
Abiola Benjamin Obayomi is a Veteran Writer on Witicles.comVeteran Author
243 Articles
   Real Estate is my Profession. The change we need in Nigeria begins with all of us doing things differently. Collectively, we can make Nigeri... from Ile-Ife, Osun State

Free Online Articles Editor  Free Online Articles Editor
Free Online Articles Editor is a Veteran Writer on Witicles.comVeteran Author
137 Articles
   We challenge the minds of people towards mental and attitudinal shift and National transformation. We are the Editorial team of Witicles.... from Abuja, Nigeria

Omolara Adedeji  Omolara Adedeji
Omolara Adedeji is a Veteran Writer on Witicles.comVeteran Author
60 Articles
   I am a kingdom expander and I believe in the testimony of a transformed life as the greatest testimony of all. I am a voice of God for m... from Abuja, Nigeria

Sell Your Books online in Nigeria, Earn 80% from book sales

Top Articles
Top 10 Reasons for Nigeria's Undeveloped Economy
CONSAT: Nigeria DTH Cable Television That Challenges DsTV, MyTV, Startimes and Others
INSIGHTS On Tithes & Offerings from Brother Gbile Akanni
The Pyramid of Friendship: Secret of Effective Relationships
The Quick Fix for Nigeria's Underdevelopment and Unemployment

Recent Articles
Webnigerians: 2019 Elections, President Buhari’s Administration & Our National Security
Top 10 Designer Wedding Sarees Designs & Sarees Blouse Designs
Restructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going Forward
Self Entrepreneurship: How to Add Value to God's Investment on Your Life
The Process Of Getting Sub Broker Franchise

Recent Comments
jeniffer leio
What's the Best E-Reader for Beach Reading?
2 weeks ago Thank you so much for sharing these amazing tips. I must say you are an incredible writer, i love the way that you describe the things. Please keep sharing.

How To Season And Grill Chicken
3 weeks ago At whatever point while you feel horny and as an adult you can be dangerous with a female, by then there is no convincing motivation to stifle your sensous needs let them bash. vip agency escorts goa

Saumya Giri
How To Season And Grill Chicken
4 weeks ago Look through our range of fresh Vip Escorts Service In Delhi . We review and add new companion every day. Click on individual profiles to see Vip Escorts Service In Delhi: - www.saumyagiri.com

Site Clouds
Witicles, Articles, Webnigerians,Experts, Submit Articles, Become A Writer, Writing, Technology, Leadership, God, Government, Management, Nigeria, Society, Culture, Authentic Articles
Social Sharing

Sponsored Ads

Article Category >>>Political System

Restructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going Forward

By Abiola Benjamin Obayomi       Sep 07, 2018

Restructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going Forward

It would really amount to self deception if anyone thinks the current state Nigeria is does not require to be adequately looked into. Nigeria, almost sixty years after independence, one of the largest producers of crude oil in the World, with over 180,000,000 human resources at her disposal, and with countless other mineral resources apart from oil, has been adjudged to be World's poverty headquarters in 2018. Sometimes you ask yourself as a Nigerian: why is this nation so dysfunctional and retrogressing, instead of making progress? It would amount to sheer stupidity and wishful thinking if anyone thinks Nigeria is making progress.

If at all there had been any form of progress, then it means the pace of the said progress is definitely slow. There is no argument that corruption is part of Nigeria's greatest problems and that politicians are largely part of Nigeria's greatest undoing, but the truth of the matter is that the present state of the country makes corruption to thrive and politicians to turn themselves into some thin gods. For example, when you have a system that invests authority in unimaginable proportions to individuals rather than on institutions, the effect is what you see all around in the country. Barack Obama once said "what most African nations need to progress are strong institutions, and not strong men." The pathetic state in Nigeria is that we have more strong men than effective institutions.

This brings to the fore once again the need Nigeria must be restructured going forward. We have heard so much being said about this matter in the past weeks and it appears that certain individuals do not see the need why Nigeria as it is right now, the whole system and every fabric of it; must be examined once again. It is important that our political actors understand this simple fact that restructuring Nigeria is not the same with splitting Nigeria into pieces as some thinks. It is not a call for tearing the country apart as it were. It is simply a call for looking into and examine once again,  how we develop and allocate our natural resources so that every parts of the nation benefits without any iota of being left behind or marginalised.

If you examine deeply the challenges Nigeria is facing, you will discover that marginalization has been the core of most of the clamours. Restructuring Nigeria means ensuring the federating states will tap the resources in their geographical areas and make contributions to the national coffers. It means that policing will be left in the hands of locals. Many of us have written about the need for the policing structure in the country to be decentralised.

It is quite unfortunate that the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo believes in the creation of state police, but he does not still think Nigeria needs to be restructured. This in itself is self contradicting, as restructuring would mean that states have their own policing system, and less dependent on the current Federal policing arrangement in which a bulk of them are allocated to the elites and the rest of the population are left defenceless. Restructuring also means that each region will concentrate on developing its infrastructure at its own pace. This system had worked in the past during Nigeria's post independence era in which there was a healthy growth in the component regions of Nigeria.

Restructuring will also ensure that the Federal Government will concentrate on defence, currency and foreign affairs. This is what true federalism entails, and not the kind of federalism we currently practice in Nigeria. In a federalist government, the power is divided between the national government and other governmental units. A true federal system in Nigeria would mean the power is divided between our federal government and our state and local governments. A true Federal system when fully restructured would mean each state would develop its natural resources and effectively guarantee the good life for its people.

When Nigeria is restructured this way, there would be less tension, inequality would reduce and there would be equitable redistribution of wealth. Nigeria truly needs restructuring going forward.

From Witicles.Com: Thank you for the gift of your time. We appreciate you for reading this article published by Abiola Benjamin Obayomi. Witicles.Com is indeed your partner for your growth, effectiveness and maturity.


If you need to re-publish this ARTICLE, please cite this article - (http://witicles.com/restructuring-ideal-for-nigeria-going-forward-24894.html) and the Writer (Abiola Benjamin Obayomi)

Do You Find This Article Helpful?

Article Tags: Restructure Nigeria Going Forward
Save the Stress, Shop for Books Online in Nigeria - kpiBooks.com.ng
Article Source
Abiola Benjamin ObayomiAbout Abiola Benjamin Obayomi
Abiola Benjamin Obayomi Abiola Benjamin ObayomiAbiola Benjamin ObayomiAbiola Benjamin ObayomiAbiola Benjamin Obayomi

  Real Estate is my Profession. The change we need in Nigeria begins with all of us doing things differently. Collectively, we can make Nigeria work.

Social Sharing
If You Enjoyed This Article; Then, Share It On Your Social Network

     Copy This Short Link To The Article: http://i.witicles.com/DAR79 Restructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going ForwardRestructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going ForwardRestructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going ForwardRestructuring: Ideal For Nigeria Going Forward

Post Comment

Article Comments

No comment found! Be the first to share your thoughts on this article!

Related Articles

Author's Articles

" " " "

My Accounts Categories Useful Links Affiliate Links Follow Us
Witicles.com is not a mere article directory; but Trusted Online Article Directory of syndicated articles on 27 core topics, including health and fitness, finance, business and economy, life improvement, real estate, politics, leadership, management and education. Authors publish articles for free and share knowledge with potential customers.

My Accounts
Account details
Lost Password

News and Society (169)
Self Improvement (137)
Business and Economy (103)
Leadership (102)
Politics (68)
Arts & Entertainment (45)
Health & Fitness (126)
Religion and Kingdom (58)
Real Estate (16)
Computers & Technology (21)
About Us
Advertise With Us
Contact Us
How To Submit Articles
Article Writing Tips

Flickers of Hope Foundation

CentreNDL on Facebook  Facebook

CentreNDL on Twitter  Twitter

CentreNDL on Google+  Google+

CentreNDL Blog  Blog

Send Email to Hubpile  Email