Category: Government

Information on governmental studies in Nigeria

Meaning & Characteristics of Presidential System of Government


A Presidential System of Government is one in which there is an executive President, that is, someone vested with all executive powers and who combines the office of head of state and head of government. The President whose constituency is the entire country, combines government powers with ceremonial powers, and is also commander-in-chief of the […]

Nigerian Presidential System Of Government: What You Need to Know


We previously wrote on the structure of Nigeria’s Federalism where we talked on Federalism in Nigeria. This time we are going to look at the presidential system of government as practiced by Nigeria and the United States of America. In Nigeria, the presidential system of government is the type of political organization in which the […]

The Electoral Process: Suffrage or Franchise


The electoral process is the method by which the electorate in a democratic country votes for some citizens who will represent them at the legislative and executive arms of government. Suffrage or Franchise Suffrage or franchise is the right of adult citizens of a nation to vote in an election. In every country there is […]

Nigerian Citizenship: Meaning, Duties & Obligations

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The Meaning of Citizenship A Citizen is one who belongs to and gives his loyalty to a particular country and who expects protection from such a country. Citizenship on its own is the legal relationship between the individual and the state. The relationship implies performance of duties and obligations on the part of the citizen, […]

Colonialism: Impact of Colonialism on Nigeria by the British


Definition of Colonialism Colonialism means a system which the Europeans adopted in ruling the colonies of Africa to their own benefits. It also means foreign rule on foreign lands. The impact of colonialism in Nigeria could be discussed under political, economic, social, educational and religious aspects. Effects/Impact of Colonialism on Nigeria 1. Economic Impact The […]

10 Richest Local Government Areas in Nigeria (2023)

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Nigeria is a country that has three tiers of government namely: the Federal Government, State Government and Local Government. For the purpose of this article, we are going to list the richest local government areas in Nigeria in terms of natural resources. Before we dive into the list, lets answer few questions for clarification. What […]

Merits and Demerits of Presidential System of Government


In this post, we shall look at what the advantages and disadvantages of the Presidential System of Government really are. In our previous post, we underlined that the President holds both executive and ceremonial powers. He is important in the Presidential System. The President is both head of state and head of government. Having said […]

Structure of Nigerian Federalism

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The structure of Nigerian Federalism was born out of convenience rather than accident. The convenience was at the instance or whims and caprices of the colonial British government and partly from the selfish Nigerian leaders who probably wanted to be leader of a big and united Nigeria and as such connived with the British colonial […]

The Reasons Why Nigeria Is Called The Giant of Africa

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You will get to know the answers and reasons why Nigeria is called the giant of Africa in this article. If you are student doing research, project or even a debate on the topic, below are 13 convincing reasons why Nigeria is truly the “Giant of Africa”. Nigeria is the most populous black nation in […]