Nigeria school food scheme revolutionizing education

Free meals programme has fed nearly seven million pupils in about 40,000 schools and changed the nature of education. Abeokuta, Nigeria - Dozens of children cheer at the Baptist Nursery and Primary School compound in Bode-Ijaiye suburb of Abeokuta city, the capital of Ogun state, as their friends try to outpace each other on a 100-metre dash in a dusty field. Ogun [...]

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JAMB kicks against establishment of new universities

Professor Is-haq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has called on the Federal Government to place an embargo on the establishment of new universities. Oloyede stated this during the 4th convocation lecture of Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa state last weekend. The Registrar, in the board’s Weekly Bulletin released by JAMB’s [...]

Government – Economic Community of West African States {ECOWAS}

ECOWAS was formed on the 28th of May, 1975 in Lagos, Nigeria. It has 16 Independent nations of West Africa. Nigeria, under the leadership of General Yakubu Gowon and Togo under President Eyadema, initiated the formation of the sub-regional economic group. The community is made up of 5 Anglophone countries and 11 Francophone countries. Anglophone [...]

Definition of the Subject Matter – Government

Government Content: Government as an Institution of the State Government as a Process of the Art of Governing Government as an Academic Field of Study Attributes or Characteristics of Government Functions of Government Importance of a State The State The features of the State Government as an Institution of the State Government as an institution [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Government – SS1}: Unitary Government

Unitary Government (Characteristics of Government ) Government SS 1 Week: 8 Characteristics of Government Unitary Government Unitary government may be defined as one in which all powers and authorities for the exercise of the functions of running a state are concentrated in the hands of a single central government and any other component units. A [...]

Pre-colonial Political System In Nigeria (Yoruba Traditional System)

The Yoruba Historical Background Oduduwa is the found of the Yoruba Kingdom. Oduduwa had seven sons who later founded the first seven kingdoms of the Yoruba land and these kingdoms were united under a central leader known as the Alafin of Oyo misunderstanding, jealousy and hatred made the first seven kingdoms of Yoruba to split [...]

Government – Military Rule In Nigeria

Military Rule In Nigeria Content: Characteristics of Military Rule Reasons for Military Intervention In Nigeria The Structure of Military Rule in  Nigeria Achievements of Military Rule in Nigeria The Weakness or Failure of Military Regime in Nigeria Introduction Nigeria's first military junta began following the 1966 Nigerian coup d'état which overthrew Prime Minister Alhaji Sir [...]

Features Of Clifford Constitution Of 1922

Sir Hugh Clifford was appointed Governor of Nigeria after Lord Fredrick Lugard. In 1922, Sir Clifford introduced the first formal constitution for the country. The main features of the constitution were: Introduction of the first elective principle in Nigeria and in West Africa. Similar elective principle was introduced in Gold Coast (Ghana) in 1925 and [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Government – SS1}: Introduction to Government

Government SS 1 Week 1 Topic- Introduction to Government Definitions of Government Government has been described as an agency established by the political community to promote the general welfare of the people. It is also defined as an instrument through which the purpose of the state is formulated and sought to be realized. The need [...]

Classwork Exercise and Series (Civic Education-SS2): Pre-colonial System In Nigeria (Hausa/Fulani System)

Pre-colonial Political Systems in Nigeria (Hausa/Fulani Political System) The Fulani took over the political leadership of the Habe (Hausa) states in the early 19th century. The jihad that followed this occupation was seen as a religious one as well as political. Usman Dan Fodio led the Fulani Jihad and took over the political leadership of [...]