Dr. `Emeka O.C. Nwagwu is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, as well as Director of Assessment, School of Health Sciences, Jackson State University in Mississippi. He received his Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. He is the author of Taming the Tiger: Civil-Military Relations Reform and the Search for Political Stability in Nigeria and co-author of Financial Planning and Management in Public Organizations. Dr. Nwagwu’s articles have appeared in many academic journals, including the Journal of Public Budgeting and Finance, International Journal of Public Administration, Journal of Accounting, Finance and Budgeting and the Urban Researcher, among others.
2007 0-7734-5556-6 This book covers the modalities and strategies of the “re-founding” of Nigeria, relative to the political, socioeconomic and leadership challenges facing Nigeria and its prospects for rebirth in the twenty-first century. The book explores the idea that the African state can be re-founded, conditional on its ability to learn from its history, and that changes to the state are made before significant political, economic, and social development can take place.