Definition of Decentralization of Power | types, merits, demerits

Definition of Decentralization of Power, Types Decentralization of Power, Merits of Decentralization of Power, Demerits of Decentralization of Power. Definition of decentralization of power:Decentralization of power has to do with the sharing of power between the central government and other constituent units, within a political system. Powers are, therefore, distributed to these different units, thereby … Read more

Centralization of power: definition, advantages, disadvantages

Definition:      Centralization of power is defined as the process by which political power is located in a single central decision-making body. The highest degree of centralization is achieved where all powers of government are vested in a central authority. The degree of centralization is highest in a unitary state. Britain, France, etc. are … Read more

Definition of constitution

    Definition of constitution    A constitution is defined as a bodyof agreed rules and principles stating how topowers of governing a country are given andhow these powers are to be exercised. Constitution isestablishes a basic framework or fundamental law of the land. By so doing, it checks and sets limits not only to the … Read more

Definition of party system (Two-party system)

    A two-party system may be defined as the existence of only two major political parties in a political system. These two parties are constitutionally recognized to contest elections.     Britain is a good example of a two-party state. There are two major political parties labor and conservative parties. The liberal party isa minor party. U.S.A, … Read more

Nigeria independence Constitution of 1960 and the first republican constitution of 1963

The Nigeria Independence constitution of 1960 and the first republican constitution of 1963. FEATURES OF NIGERIA INDEPENDENCE CONSTITUTION OF 1960 1. Parliamentary system: The Nigeria independence constitution provided for a democratic parliamentary system of government. 2. Federal system: A federal system of the government was retained. 3. Head of state: The Governor-General was the ceremonial … Read more

Meaning of Delegated legislation

NOTE: Before you read this, have you understood what the “Constitution” is all about? Definition of delegated legislation     Delegated legislation is defined as the act of transferring powers and functions through the Acts of parliament to other organizations such as ministers, local governments, public Corporations (NEPA, Water Board), etc.      Parliament finds … Read more

Executive: Definition, Functions and Types.

        The executive arm of government is the organ responsible for policymaking and implementation of policies and laws made in the country. The executive arm of government is the same with administration or cabinet, the president or prime minister of a country, governors of states, ministers, the civil service, the armed forces, the police, etc, … Read more