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A thorny issue during the 1957/58 Nigerian constitutional conferences was the
The political party that replaced NNDP before independence was
Political power is naked force when it is exercised without
The foreign affairs minister who advocated the concept of medium powers' was
The 1976 Local Government Reforms has
What is the major distinguishing characteristic between flexible and rigid constitutions?
In terms of administrative structure, which of the following sets of pre-cotonial Nigerian political systems do NOT match?
The act of bringing a legislative session to an end only for business to continue later is called
The major strategy used by OPEC to influence oil price is by
The Babangida administration's transition to civil rule programme officially started in
Which of the following violates the principle of the rule of law?
Switzerland is often cited as a classic example of a country with
Which of the following countries is closely associated with the development of Ajaokuta Steel Project?
A court order compelling the executive or its agencies to produce an unlawfully detained person is called a writ of
In the 1963 Constitution, there was separation of powers between the
Which of the following African countries receive Nigeria assistance to fight her war of independence in 1975/76?
Which of the following best defines Democracy?
A major negative impact of military intervention in Nigerian politics is the
An economic system in which the major means of production are owned and controlled by a few individuals is called
The first minority state to be created in the Nigerian federation was
One of the main functions of a political party is
Which organ was enshrined in the 1979 Constitution to protect public servants form political interference and arbitrary dismissal?
Which of the following best represents duties and obligations of government?
An electoral system which restricts voting rights to only male adults is termed
The committee that recommended Abuja as the new Federal Capital was headed by
One of the basic differences between ministries and public corporations is that while ministries are not
Privatization and commercialization of public enterprises in Nigeria will lead to further entrenchment of
A society that is politically organized under a government is called a
The essence of checks and balances is to
The principle of judicial independence makes sense only when judges
A federal system of government has the following three advantages
In British West Africa, the elective principle was first introduced in
The power of a head of state to dissolve the legislature and order a general election is usually associated with the
The Gulf War of 1990 is an indication that the UNO is unable to
The British prime minister who opposed the cancellation of Nigeria's debt was
Which of the following reasons best explains why Nigeria during the first republic, could not pursue an independent foreign policy?
A major feature which differentiated the 1963 and 1979 constitutions was that in the former
The primary function of the Armed Forces of Nigeria s to
Accountability in public office means that officers shall
Nigeria was regarded as a 'Frontline State' because she
Nationalist activities were earlier in British than in French West Africa because the
The major different between a state and a nation is that the latter presupposes a
Which Nigeria was the Executive Secretary of the ECA?
An electoral process in which candidates for elective offices are selected by party members is known as
One major constraint on the smooth operation of federalism in Nigeria is the
The term, comprador bourgeoise has been used by scholars to describe
Which of the following traditional Nigerian societies practiced the system of checks and balances?
The principle brought to an end by his constituency is known as
Apart from discussing the draft of the 1979 constitution, what was the major pre- occupation of the constituent assembly in 1978?
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