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1. In the First Republic, politics in the Northern region was dominated by the
The correct answer is D.
In the First Republic,politics in the Northern region was dominated by the NPC.
The Northern People’s Congress (NPC) was founded in October 1951. It sprang up from the northern cultural organization known as Jamiyy or Mutanen Arewa which was founded in 1949. NPC was highly dominated by the Hausa Fulani. Throughout its existence, it controlled the northern regional government. In the centre, it some times formed coalition government with NCNC.
UMBC and NEPU were some of its oppsing political parties in the northern regional house of assembly.
2. One of the reasons advanced for the overthrow of the Gowon Regime was its failure to
A) honour the promise to hand over power
B) promote some officers by the armed forces
C) try politicians in detention
D) create new states
The correct answer is A.
3. One of the legacies of pre-colonial Nigeria destroyed by the British was the
A) peace and harmony in the land
B) indigenous cultures of the people
C) education of the local people
D) nation’s farmlands
The correct answer is B.
One of the legacies of pre-colonial Nigeria destroyed by the British was the indigenous cultures of the people.
When British people first came to Nigeria, they saw and regarded many aspects of the peoples’ way of life as crude and ungodly. They then destroyed and replaced them with their own. Such were religion, mode of dressing, etc.
4. The 1979 Constitution established the
A) National Human Rights Commission
B) National Population Commission
C) Federal Road Safety Commission
D) Federal Civil Defense Corps
The correct answer is B.
The 1979 Constitution established the National Population Commission
5. The expenditure of public funds by the executive in Nigeria is controlled by the
B) ministry of finance
The correct answer is C.
The expenditure of public funds by the executive in Nigeria is controlled by the legislature.
One of the functions of the legislature is to approve how the government can raise and spend money. This is mostly done by approving the annual budget of the government.
The legislature in its job of checking the activities of other organs of government including the executive has the power to set up panels to investigate the activities of any department in government.