Roles of the Legislature in Nigeria's system of government

 Nigerian politics takes place within a framework of a federal, presidential, representative democratic republic, in which executive power is exercised by the government. The legislative power is held by the real government and the two chambers of the legislature: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Together, the two chambers make up the law-making body in Nigeria, called the National Assembly, which serves as a check on the executive ar...

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Buhari asks governors to work with local chiefs to tackle insecurity in the country

In efforts to tackle the rising spate of criminality and insecurity in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all governors in the federation to partner local communities. According to Buhari in a statement released by the president's aide on media, Garba Shehu, this will help improve local intelligence gathering. He said most importantly, this will aid the work of security agencies in tackling the insecurity menace. President Muhammadu Buhari has urged governors to wo...

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The three arms of government in Nigeria and their functions

The delimitation of competencies and powers between the bodies and officials of the state has been known for a long time, but not all world states follow this. Nigeria has three arms of government, and they have different features and functions. What are the arms of government and why are there three branches? The federal state of Nigeria has three levels of state power. There are state, federal and local levels of government. Three arms of government in Nigeria The three-level structure impl...

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Religious freedom violation: Federal Government reacts to US blacklisting Nigeria

The Nigerian government has reacted to the United States government blacklisting the country for religious freedom violations.Though the US did not state the reason for this action, Pompeo said the country joined extreme countries like China, Iran and Saudi Arabia following religious violence and lack of freedom. But in a swift reaction, the minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, denied the allegation that the African nation engages in religious freedom violations. The minister in...

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