Government/Civic

Brief note about the NCBWA, National Congress of British West Africa

The National Congress of British West Africa (NCBWA), was formed by the 4 British West African countries, namely theGambia, Sierra-leone, Gold Coast ( now Ghana) and Nigeria in 1917 in gold Coast under the leadership of Caseley Hayford.It had its headquarters in Gold Coast and branches in all other three member countries. The main aim of the …

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SOME INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AND INSTITUTIONS

1. EEC – It means the European Economic Community, popularly known as the European Common Market.  It has nine (9) members.  And these includes : Britain,  Italy, Luxemburg, Netherland, France, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark and Western Germany.  The aim of the organization is to eliminate all the barriers to free trade.  In other words, members can trade freely, …

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A comprehensive note on Nationalism and major civic problems

Nationalism is the love and emotional attachment that citizens have towards their country that make them fight for their political independence from foreign rule or domination. It is a state of not being religiously, ethnically or politically bias but representing the country not minding the religion, state or race that one comes from. Nationalism started …

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A comprehensive note on teaming and collaboration

Collaboration refers to working together to archive a goal. It is the process where two or more people or organizations work together to archive common or shared goals. Collaboration involves a deep, collective determination to reach an identical objective.   A team is a group of people linked in a common purpose. So, teams that work …

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What are the functions of political party?

Functions of Political Parties Interest Aggregation: Political Parties serve as avenues to synthesise the views and opinions of the people on national issues to produce a common aspiration and public policy. Political Articulation:Political parties as a matter of importance articulate the interest of the people. This forms the foundation upon which the party will base …

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Citizenship, everything you need to know about citizen education

1. Citizenship   Citizenship is a legal right of belonging to a particular county (Longman, 1987;229). Mezieobi (1992;81) state that citizenshipconnotes “membership of a sovereign state or its division; enjoyment of all rights – political, civil; and legal; participation in the performance of certain duties and obligations to the body politics…”   Aluyor (1996; 19) defined citizenship ” as …

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A comprehensive note on leadership

Munroe, (1993) defines leadership as the ability to inspire others to become and fulfill themselves.       Leadership by the definition is the capacity to influence, inspire, rally, direct, encourage, motivate, induce, move, mobilize and activate others to pursue a common goal or purpose while maintaining commitment, momentum, confidence and courage.     “Leadership is the orginising and …

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The Republican Constitution of 1963; All you need to know

The Republican Constitution of 1963 was essentially the 1960 independence constitution rewritten with some minor modifications, and it came into operation on the 1st of October, 1963. It was in a bid to change the dominance of external affairs of Nigeria by Britain that a new constitution call the Republican Constitution of 1963 was proposed and adopted in 1963. …

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