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1.
Traditional rulers were restricted to ceremonial rules by the local government reforms of
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A.
1966
B.
1976
C.
1984
D.
1987
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) 1976 — Local government reforms change the multiple system of local government to a single tier all purpose local government and the traditional rulers were restricted to ceremonial rules


2.
A parliamentary system, who ensures that members are in the house to vote on major issues
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A.
Party leaders
B.
Speaker of the House
C.
Clerk of the House
D.
Whip
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(D) The chief whip sees to the activities of the parliament, he monitors any voting activity within the house


3.
A system in which no single person serves as the chief executive is known as
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A.
Republican
B.
Revolutionary
C.
Collegial
D.
Parliamentary
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(D) Parliamentary system of government is that in which the head of state is distinct from the head of government. Both offices and functions attached to two individuals


4.
A social system in which power is derived from control over land is called
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A.
Oligarchy
B.
Feudalism
C.
Socialism
D.
Welfarism
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) Feudalism can be expressed as the identification of landed property with sovereignty, sovereignty over a parcel of land which becomes a private hereditary possession and asset to the family.


5.
Rule of Law refers to situation in which
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A.
Lawyers are the rulers
B.
Laws are supreme
C.
The judiciary is independent
D.
Parliament makes laws
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) The rule of law can be expressed as the supremacy of law over everybody in a political system.


6.
An important principle of the civil service is
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A.
Authoritarianism
B.
Anonymity
C.
Nepotism
D.
Partisanship
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) Civil servants are non-partisan and are anonymous and loyal to each government of day. A civil servant is not expected to address press unless allowed to do so by the minister.


7.
Which of these constitution recognized local government as the third tier of government
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A.
The 1946 Constitution
B.
The 1960 constitution
C.
The 1963 constitution
D.
the 1979 constitution
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) 1979 constitution made provision for a democratically truly elected local government councils. It also listed the functions of the council.


8.
A condition for judicial independence is the appointment of judges by the
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A.
Civil service commission
B.
Judicial service Commission
C.
Low Review Commission
D.
The 1979 constitution
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(B) Judicial service Commission is a body that sees to the appointment, remuneration, promotion and discipline of judiciary.


9.
The minorities Commission appointed in Nigeria in 1957 recommend that
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More states should be created in the federation
B.
No more states should created before independence
C.
Nigeria should revert to a unitary structure
D.
the legislature should Legislate for the minority areas e the minorities should constitute one state
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
(A) Henry Willink’s Commission, the minority commission of 1957 was a commission of inquiry that look into the fears of the minority in the country and one of its recommendations was the creation of more states.


10.
The second military coup deta't in Nigeria took place on
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A.
January 15, 1966
B.
October 1, 1966
C.
July 29, 1966
D.
July 29, 1975
E.
February 13, 1976
Explanation. Give a better Explanation
This is the coup that eliminated the former head of state, Gen. Aguyi Ironsi. The coup was executed in Ibadan and enthroned Gen. Yakubu Gowon on the 29th of July, 1966.


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