Nigeria on the AP Gov Pol Test

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A Nigerian political party established in Ibadan on March 21, 1951. It was left-leaning, and was largely supported by the Yoruba.
Acronym for the All Nigeria Peoples Party.
The acronym for the Armed Forces Ruling Council.
A secessionist state that was located in southeastern Nigeria and was populated mostly by Igbo people.
A Nigerian syncretic religion which mixes elements of both Christianity and Islam.
A person who adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, who they believe is the Messiah.
The totality of voluntary civic and social organizations and institutions that form the basis of a functioning society as opposed to the force-backed structures of a state.
Divisions within society that cause people to vote differently.
A complex of ideas, attitudes, and patterns of behavior elaborating the principle that the authority of government derives from and is limited by a body of fundamental law.
A system of economic, political, or social organization or thought that views a community as a body based upon organic social solidarity.
The acronym for the Corruption Perception Index.
This index orders countries of the world according to the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among public officials.
The spread of cultural items—such as ideas, styles, religions, technologies, languages etc.—between individuals, whether within a single culture or from one culture to another.
The political and social policy of encouraging tolerance for people of different backgrounds.
A person is said to have this if they hold mandates for two different official positions as a result of two different elections.
The _____ ______ of Nigeria is as follows: The largest ethnic groups are the Fulani/Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, accounting for 68% of the population.
The form of government in Nigeria.
The formal name of Nigeria.
A term used to refer collectively to the Hausa and Fulani people of West Africa.
An ancient Yoruba city in Nigeria. Today it is a mid-size city, and is home to the Obafemi Awolowo University and Natural History Museum of Nigeria.
An ethnic group living mainly in southeastern Nigeria. There was a separatist movement to create a new country of this ethnic group called Biafra.
The acronym for the International Monetary Fund, which is the international organization that oversees the global financial system.
A type of European colonial policy in which the traditional local power structure, or at least part of it, is incorporated into the colonial administrative structure.
This, set up in 1998, is the electoral body which was set up to oversee elections in Nigeria.
The economic activity that is neither taxed nor monitored by a government, and is not included in that government's Gross National Product (GNP), as opposed to a formal economy.
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A monotheistic Abrahamic religion originating with the teachings of Muhammad, a 7th century Arab religious and political figure.
A holy war.
An African ethnic group that, in Nigeria, lives primarily in the northeast. They have traditionally been sedentary, engaging in farming, and fishing the Lake Chad basin.
Political Institutions based on family relationships.
According to this law, the power to grant statutory right of occupancy, to any person for any purpose, is vested in the governor.
Members of a lootocracy, which describes the corrupt cartels that have ruled and plundered countries like Nigeria, Kenya, and some of the former Soviet Republics.
In this system, senior officials are supported by a broader base of loyal junior officials.
This version of the military fulfills the traditional duties of the military.
In the military, those that initiate coups and take over the responsibility of the executive branch.
A member of the Islamic faith.
A bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution. It consists of a Senate and a 360-member House of Representatives.
The dominant political party in Nigeria between 1979 to 1983. The core base of the party is the Hausa-Fulani people.
The acronym for the National Party of Nigeria.
In Nigeria, these include Natural gas, petroleum, tin, iron ore, coal, limestone, niobium, lead, zinc, and arable land.
Relations based on neocolonialism, which is control by a powerful country of its former colonies (or other less developed countries) by economic pressures.
The delta of the Niger River in Nigeria, which is a densely populated region sometimes called the Oil Rivers because it was once a major producer of palm oil.
One of the major political parties in the Second Republic. arty tried to promote social justice and social change as vital ingredients of its mission.
The acronym for the Nigerian Peoples Party.
On October 1st of this year, Nigeria gained its independence from the United Kingdom.
A legally constituted, non-governmental organization created by natural or legal persons with no participation or representation of any government.
A political party in Nigeria that had much more power before the Nigerian Civil War in 1967. It held great influence in the Northern Region.
A south western state in Nigeria, mainly populated by Yoruba people, who are agrarian but also tend to live in highly-concentrated urban centers.
A company or agency owned or controlled wholly or partly by the government. These are more common in African countries.
A form of governance in which all power flows directly from the leader. This constitutes essentially the blending of the public and private sector.
A system organized by people of power, both men and women, who build and keep the loyalty of people of more humble position.
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A system of voting, often called 'first past the post', where the winner need only win a plurality, not a majority.
These include the ANPP, the SDP, the PDR, the UMBC, the NPN, and others.
A sense of entitlement that many people in Nigeria feel they have to the revenues of the Nigerian state.
These include assenting to and signing Bills, referring a Bill back to the National Assembly for reconsideration of the Bill's constitutionality, and others.
The main decisionmaking organ of the Nigerian government, which rules by decree and is exclusively military.
Seeking to capitalize on the scarcity value of a good or service.
Distribution of a portion of federal tax revenues to state and municipal governments.
The “principle” that governmental authority is legitimately exercised only in accordance with written, publicly disclosed laws.
The rushed imperial conquest of the Africa by the major powers of Europe.
Loyalty to the interests of one's own region or section of the country, rather than the nation as a whole.
Islamic Law.
A defunct political party created to encompass the ideals of a center left political organization.
The acronym for the Social Democratic Party.
A belief that the corporate group which is the basis of society is the state.
The policy changes implemented by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (the Bretton Woods Institutions) in developing countries.
The right to vote.
In this system, an arm of government at the center must endorse in true faith or approve a constitutionally and procedurally correct process.
This was a political party in Nigeria during the nation's First Republic. The party was a fusion of two major middle belt organizations.
The acronym for the United Middle Belt Congress.
An international financial institution that provides leveraged loans to developing countries for capital programs.
This ethnic group is one of the largest in West Africa, and makes up 21% of Nigeria's population. They are primarily in the southwest of the country.
A program to involve Nigerian graduates in the development of their country.
A contest in which one player's loss is equal to the other player's gain.

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