Five big geopolitical risks for 2015 the map shows levels of geopolitical risk in developing nations yellow indicates medium risk, orange high, and red very high risk nigeria, iraq, and . Thus, although nigeria formally became one entity in 1914 after the amalgamation of the then northern and southern protectorates along with lagos, many members of different social groups found their kinsmen and friendly neighbours just outside nigeria's political boundaries. Daily post nigeria why gov udom should expose akpabio to efcc – ex-deputy gov, chris ekpenyong his kinsman from the same ikot ekpene geo-political entity was quick to fault the former . Mass media in nigeria predates nigeria as a geo-political entity, dating back to 1859 when reverend henry townsend published the first newspaper, iwe irohin iwe irohin was founded on december 3, 1859, it was published bi-weekly, in yoruba and e.
“a yoruba man herbert macaulay started the agitation for self determination that led to independence for the geo-political entity we have come to know as nigeria. He hausas/fulanis have never complained until just after olusegun obasanjo became the president of nigeria the reason for their lack of complaints, all along in the geo-political entity called nigeria, is because they were having more than their fair and equitable share of our natural resources and managed to place the other ethnic groups where they wanted. According to chief nengi james, a niger delta activist, for all sections of the country to become one entity, the geopolitical zones must be recognised in the constitution these groups are pushing for devolution of powers so that the geopolitical zones become autonomous and manage the resources within their territories in a federal nigeria. While receiving the flag, president buhari challenged the armed forces to continue to ensure the survival of nigeria as a geo-political entity despite what he described as political madness .
While geopolitics usually refers to countries and relations between them, it may also focus on two other kinds of states: de facto independent states with limited international recognition and relations between sub-national geopolitical entities, such as the federated states that make up a federation, confederation or a quasi-federal system. Cross river state, as a geo-political entity, came into being first as south eastern state in may, 1967, as a result of the structuring of nigeria into twelve states by. Mass media in nigeria predates nigeria as a geo-political entity, dating back to 1859 when reverend henry townsend published the first newspaper, iwe irohin.
The extensive reach of the destructions unleashed by the fulani herdsmen is unbelievably apocalyptic spanning all the six geopolitical entity of nigeria in this piece therefore, we are inspired to ask the pertinent question of what the fulani people have become between being described as terrorists as most other nigerians have done or land . Download citation on researchgate | nigeria as a geo-political entity and sovereign actor in international relations: interrogating its emergence | utilizing the secondary sources of information . The politics of states’, local governments’ creation and nigeria’s search for geo-political balancing as an indivisible political and administrative entity . But also the political “architect” of the current day 6-zone geo-political entity still called nigeria federal government colleges: unity schools forgotten . Before 1914, under colonial rule, nigeria existed as the two separate entities of the northern and southern protectorates, alongside the colony of lagos in comparative size, the northern protectorate is more than twice the size of the southern protectorate plus the colony of lagos.
E-issn 2281-4612 issn 2281-3993 academic journal of interdisciplinary studies mcser publishing, rome-italy vol 5 no 1 march 2016 59 nigeria as a geo-political entity and sovereign actor in international relations:. The six geopolitical zones of nigeria is a major division in for all sections of the country to become one entity, the geopolitical zones must be recognized in . Nigeria as a geo political entity nigeria is named after the niger river a british journalist in the 1890s named flora shaw suggested the name because of the river was a dominant presence in region and the name was accepted as the official name of those territories in the niger region.
Before colonialism, the geo-political entity now known as nigeria existed as independent nations these nations operated its own system of government and administrative system. Yobe state is located in the north-east of nigeria and drives its name from river yobe the state became an important geo-political entity along with eight others on august 27th, 1991 the state is made up of 17 local government. Another word, needing clarification, ‘nigeria’, is a geo-political entity known by many names, viz ‘the sleeping giant’, ‘the mistake of 1914’, and ‘the marriage of misfortune’ etc all these cognomen point to the widely held and spot-on belief that nigeria is a failed or better still a failing nation. Nigeria as a geo-political entity was a direct product of the mechanical amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 1914 by sir lord lugard the interest of the colonial masters in doing this was then simply to make the administration of the exploitation of the natives very cheap, easy and more efficient.