Get a Full Grasp of Government As An Institution of the State

Government as an institution of the state can be defined as the “machinery” created by the state to maintain order in the state, regulate its affairs and manage its various functions and responsibilities. Bringing people together to live in society leads to the need to create an organization (government) that will deal with the administration of society. If a state existed without this type of organism (government), such a state would be said to be anarchy. The government as a state institution consists of three organs: 1. Executive branch: This body formulates guidelines and implements them 2.Legislature: This body makes the law 3- Judicial power – The judicial power is the body that interprets the law. *Government as an art of government Government is defined as the art of…

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A General Overview of a State and its Features

What is a State? A state can be defined as a collection of politically organized people living in a specific geographical unit and having an organized and legitimate government (Dibie, 2008). In order to exercise its sovereignty within its territory, a state must be free from any form of external control. It is important to note that a state is different from a kingdom and an empire. Nigeria is an example of a state while Benin is a good example of a kingdom. For a state to exist, it must have the following properties. Features of a State 1. Population – Without…

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Outcome of the Ibadan Constitutional Conference of 1950

On January 9, 1950, delegates from the Northern, Eastern and Western regions of Nigeria met in Ibadan to discuss issues relating to the new constitution that Sir Macpherson was preparing (the Macpherson Constitution of 1951). The conference was held as part of Sir Macpherson’s efforts to have his own acceptable constitution, as opposed to the previous ones (the Clifford Constitution of 1922 and the Richards Constitution of 1946) which Nigerians believed had been imposed on them. The conference was chaired by Sir Gerald Howe, the then Attorney-General. At the 1950 Ibadan Conference, several issues relating to the political administration of Nigeria, the system of…

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Origin and Influence of the West African Student Union( WASU) on the Diaspora Students in 1925.

The West African Students’ Union (WASU) was founded in London on August 7, 1925 by a group of twenty-one law students led by Ladipo Solanke and Herbert Bankole Bright. WASU was a West African student association based in London whose aim was to promote policy research and unite West Africans abroad. The WASU’s main goals were to fight for the independence of West African countries and to end the racial discrimination that was at its peak at that time. The West African Students’ Union grew out of the activities of earlier student organizations such as…

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Ondo State Radio Station With Frequencies and Locations

Below is a list of all radio stations in Ondo State and Akure Capital with their frequencies, locations and telephone numbers. Station – Frequency – Location (Phone Number) Orange FM – 94.5 – Federal Housing Estate, Akure (08164595404) Positive FM (FRCN) – 102.5 – Information Village, Ondo Road, Akure (08037181720) Adaba FM – 88.9 – Km 4 Akure-Ilesa Expressway, Akure (08033039876) Breez FM – 91.9 – After Sunday…

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U.K Takes a Cue From France, Returns Stolen Artefacts To Nigeria

Items looted by British soldiers from the Kingdom of Benin (in present-day Nigeria) during the invasion of Benin in 1897 are to be returned to Nigeria, but only for three years, after which they will return to what is now the British Museum, home to some of the Benin’s most valuable artifacts in all of Europe. An agreement reached in October 2018 between the Benin Dialogue Group (BDG) and the British Museum in London sees “some of the most iconic works” sent to Nigeria to be exhibited at the Royal Museum of Benin in Edo State, just…

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Meet the 33 Ministers of the Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s Administration

This is the list of ministers during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. * Agric and Natural Resources (State)- Bukar Tijani- Borno * Attorney General- Justice Mohammed Bello Adoke- Kogi * Aviation- Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi- Anambra * Defence Bello H. Mohammed- Kebbi * Defence (State)Erelu Olusola Obada- Osun * Education- Ruqayyatu Rufai- Jigawa *FCT (State)- Olajumoke…

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Meet the Prolific Ministers of the Buhari Administration

Below is a list of ministers in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari (2015). 1. Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)- Minister of State, Agriculture 2. Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto)- Minister of State, Trade & Investment 3. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)- Minister of Interior 5. Chris Ngige (Anambra)- Minister of Labour & Employment 6. Sen Hadi Sirika (Katsina)- Minister of State, Aviation 7. Prof Anthony…

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International Stadiums in Nigeria

Here is a list of the Standard International Stadiums in Nigeria, their locations, capacity and the years they were built… NAME | LOCATION | CAPACITY | YEAR * Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium | Enugu | 22,000 | 1959 * Obafemi Awolowo Stadium (formally Liberty Stadium until 2010) | Ibadan | 25,000 | 1960 * Ogbe Stadium (also Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium) | Benin…

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Nigeria’s House of Representatives Speakers From 1955 Till Date

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives is the fourth most important person in Nigeria after the President of the senate and the Vice President and the third most important person in the line of succession to the presidency of Nigeria.  Below is the list of Speakers of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, their term of office and the political party they belong to. NAME | TENURE | POLITICAL PARTY…

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Nigeria Immigration Service Offices Other Vital Information

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) is the government agency responsible for managing migration in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The mission of the Nigerian Immigration Service is to have an IT security system that can easily address the operational challenges of modern migration. The Nigerian Immigration Service is responsible for: 1. Control of persons entering and leaving Nigeria 2.Enforcement of the laws and regulations that were directly alleged against us. 3.Issuance of travel documents to bona fide Nigerians within and outside Nigeria 4.Border protection and patrols 5.Issuance of residence permits for foreigners in Nigeria Below is a list of…

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Verified Radio Stations in Edo State (With Frequencies, Locations and Phone Numbers)

Below is a list of all radio stations in Edo State and its capital Benin. Frequencies, locations and phone numbers included. *. 93.7 – SilverBird Rhythm FM, Ugbowo, Benin City (01-7278-2897) *. 92.3 – Independent Radio, Glass House, Airport Road, Benin City, Edo State (07042163171) *. 95.775 – Edo Broadcasting Service, Aduwawa, Benin City (08150866000) *. 105.5 – RayPower FM, Ikhuen Niro, Benin…

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Nigerian Borders and Their Locations

As a Nigerian student, teacher or researcher, you probably have this question or search term in mind: How many borders are there in Nigeria? List of land borders in Nigeria Don’t worry, we are here for you. Nigeria has four major borders leading to four African countries and the Atlantic Ocean. Below are Nigeria’s major borders, their location and length. Niger Republic shares border with  Nigeria…

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Uk Bank to Return $300m Abacha Loot.

The government of Jersey, Britain’s autonomous dependency in the Channel Islands between England and France, will return more than $300 million seized from former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha. A huge sum withdrawn from a Jersey bank account of a shell company in Doraville in June 2019 will be used to finance three major infrastructure projects in Nigeria, Channelstv reports. This follows the signing of an agreement between Nigeria and the United States of America and the island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of…

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