Aare Ona Kakanfo was a title given to the generalissimo, the war general during the old Oyo Empire. An Aare Ona Kakanfo would lead battles, fight wars, mobilise and train “soldiers” and conquer the enemies. The title of Aare Ona Kakanfo was introduced hundreds of years ago to the Yoruba country by King Ajagbo, who ruled over 700 years ago. Ajagbo, as a prince was part of many military expeditions to fend off invaders, and grew up a warrior, all the while nurturing ideas on how best to deal with military aggression against his kingdom-state. One of the direct results of his ideas when he became Alaafin was the creation of the o
It is the most popular form of democratic governance. Representative democracy is based on the principle of electing representatives. The representatives are elected through a fair electoral process and have the power to elect other officials such as the president, prime minister and senior government officials.
Herbert Samuel Heelas Macaulay, the widely acknowledged founding father of Nigerian nationalism, was instrumental in laying the foundation of modern Nigeria. He was also a pan-Africanist who championed the history and concerns of Black people throughout the world.
Collective responsibility refers to responsibilities of organizations, groups and societies. Part of it is the concept known as collective guilt by which individuals who are part of such collectives to be responsible for other people's actions and occurrences by tolerating, ignoring, or harboring them, without actively engaging. Collective responsibility is a fundamental convention of the parliamentary system of government and the British constitution, whereby the Government is collectively accountable to Parliament for its actions, decisions and policies.Decisions made by the Cabinet are binding on all members of the Government. This means that if a minister disagrees with a government policy, he or she must still publicly
Deregulation is the reduction or elimination of government power in a particular industry, usually enacted to create more competition within the industry. The aim of deregulation is to open up the market and increase competition Deregulation aims to increase contestability of markets
The first national elections in independent Nigeria, held on 30 December 1964, were contested by two political alliances: the Nigerian National Alliance (NNA), led by Sir Ahmadu Bello, premier of the Northern Region, and the United Progressive Grand Alliance (UPGA), led by Michael Okpara, premier of the Eastern Region.