humanities

Examine the factors which contributed to the Action Group crises of 1962

1.   In 1959, the leader of the Action Group (AG) Obafemi Awolowo, resigned his post as the premier of the Western Region in order to contest the 1959 general elections. His hope was that   the AG would win the majority of seats in the elections so that he could become the Prime Minister of Nigeria. …

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What is non-Alignment? Examine the advantages of the policy

Non-alignment is a policy of non-commitment of a nation to either the west or the east on any international issue. It is a foreign policy orientation which allows nations to discuss and assess international issues objectively regardless of whether the west or the east has an interest at stake. ADVANTAGES OF NON-ALIGNMENT WORLD ECONOMIC ORDER:– …

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What is Proportional Representation? Discuss its merits and Demerits

A Proportional, Representation is a system which ensures the total number of votes which a party scores is calculated proportion to the total number of votes cast. This ensures tr each party is represented in the legislature. ILLUSTRATION:-For example, take the figures below as the results of an election in which three parties participated, assuming …

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Discuss the main criticisms against the Nigerian Civil service

CRITICISMS AGAINST THE NIGERIAN CIVIL SERVICE. 1.    BUREAUCRACY OR RED TAPISM:– This refers to excessive use of formalities in the Civil service which militates against its efficiency. 2.    POLITICAL INTERFEFIENCE:– Government of the day does not give the civil service free hand to run its affairs and sometimes, non qualified persons in the name of …

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What are the major differences between the civil service and the public service?

The civil service is made up of government ministries and departments while public service are established by the government with Public Fund and often operate as a monopoly e.g. Power Holding of Nigeria (NEPA).   The civil service is manned mainly by civil servants while Public service is manned by public servants.  Civil Service do not …

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Define Republican form of government and state its essential characteristic

A republican form of government is the government of a sovereign state headed by a Head of State usually called a President elected for a fixed term of office. In a republican government, Political sovereignty is vested in the people or the electorates. CHARACTERISTICS OF REPUBLICAN GOVERNMENT  A Republican form of government will normally have …

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