REASONS FOR MILITARY INTERVENTION IN POLITICS by keypoint Civilian misrule. Economic mismanagement by the civilian leaders. Absence of a honest and reliable leadership. Mismanagement of public funds. Absence of free and fair elections. Lack of national unity. Others are Viewing: HOW TO PREVENT MILITARY FROM POLITICS WAYS OF PARTICIPATING IN POLITICS MILITARY RULE IN NIGERIA FEATURES OF MILITARY RULE ACHIEVEMENTS OF MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA WEAKNESSES OF MILITARY GOVERNMENT IN NIGERIA CONSTITUTIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF MILITARY RULE FROM 1966-1979.