POLITICAL SCIENCE

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Electoral Process: Definition & Process in Electoral System

Electoral process is a method through which the citizens of a state elect their representatives into different political offices. It includes all the constitutional requirement and conditions for the nomination for the primary and general elections. The electoral process spells out the methods through which the election should be conducted. A body is constituted and …

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Public Accountability

Public accountability exist when there is a relationship where an individual or body, and performance of tasks or functions by that individual or body, are subject to another’s oversight, direction or request that they provide information or justification for their actions. Any nation whose leaders are not accountable to its citizens will find it difficult …

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Public Policy | Definition, Characteristics , Types & Theories

Public policy is a definite and purposeful course of an action selected or adopted by the government and its institution from among alternatives to solve or address a given societal problem. Usually societies at a given point in time are confronted with problems and government is always seen formulating and implementing policies to solve them. …

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Types of Local Government

Professor Harold Alderfer classified types of local government into four basic types namely, the French type, the English type, the Communist type and the Traditional type. The French Type: in the French type, the local government is an extension of the central government. The staffs of the local government are part of the staff of …

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Traditional Rulers and Local Government in Nigeria

Traditional rulers and local government in Nigeria: Traditional rulers are those who possess traditional authorities in their respective communities. They are referred to as traditional heads of their communities. They are the custodian of the custom and traditions of the people. Traditional rulers have the highest authorities in their communities. Traditional rulers in Nigeria are …

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