The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is the body charged with the conduct of national elections under the 1999 Constitution. It was known as Federal Electoral Commission (FEDECO) and National Electoral Commission (NEC) under the 1979 and 1989 constitutions respectively.
The 1979 constitution “2nd republican constitutions” of the federal republic of Nigeria had the following advantages and disadvantages.
Advantages and Disadvantages of Federalism System of Government A Federal System of Government or Federal State is one in which there is constitutional division of powers among different levels or three tiers of government (federal,…
The Nigerian National Defence Council (NDC) | Functions The significance of the National Defence Council is underlined by the act that the President is its chairman. The other membem of the National Defence Council are…
Feudalism was the socioeconomic system that prevailed in the Middle Ages, but even survived in some regions of Europe in the Modern Age.
The feudalism was a set of practical issues involving economic, social and political. Between the 5th and 10th centuries, Western Europe underwent a series of transformations that enabled the emergence of these new ways of thinking, acting and relating.
Totalitarianism: It is a political idea that considers that the state possesses absolute power. It is characterized by evading the basic norms of law of modern society and not allowing a separation of powers. The totalitarian state carries out total control of the population and of all its institutions through propaganda and the police.
The rule of law is defined as the supremacy of law over everybody in a political system. Rule of law is seen as a provision made by the constitution with emphasis on supremacy of the law, equality before the law and the presence or inclusion of the principle of individual rights.
The communist manifesto is the basic document of communist thought, made up of the thoughts of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on political, economic and sociological matters. In it the pillars of both original Socialism and Marxism are embodied.
Powers and Functions of the Judiciary | Branch of Government The judiciary constitutes the arm of government that interprets the law of the state and applies the existing law to individual cases. In any modern…
There are several limitations on the powers of the judiciary. The most important restrictions on the powers of judicial officers include the following: Precedents, Political and Social Pressures, Professional Rules and Ethics, Enactment of New Laws, Amendment of Constitution, Executive Control and Collapse of Social Values.