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Politics of Nigeria
Legislature
Currency
Muhammadu Buhari
Goodluck Johnathan
Based off US system
Naira
President of Nigeria... (born December 17, 1942, Daura, Nigeria…
Former president of Nigeria... Goodluck Jonathan, (born Novembe…
Legislature
Based off US system
Currency
Naira
24 terms
Politics in Nigeria
Population
Independence
Constitution year
Head or state and gov
One fifth of Africa, largest black population, 120 million
1960
1979
President
Population
One fifth of Africa, largest black population, 120 million
Independence
1960
26 terms
Politics in Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Babangida, Ibrahim
Derivation Formula
Federal Character Principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
Forumula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Abacha, Sani
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Babangida, Ibrahim
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
31 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics - Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Babangida, Ibrahim
Derivation Formula
Federal Character Principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
Formula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between n…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Abacha, Sani
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Babangida, Ibrahim
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
15 terms
Comparative Politics Nigeria
Political: Indirect Rule
Political: Dual Mandate
Education: British Schools
Undevelop Nigeria
Set up corporation to Rule Nigeria, exploit ethnic divisions,…
1. To develop Great Britain... 2. To develop Africa... Result is e…
1. British Schools for elite... 2. Leading Tribe... Result Massive…
...
Political: Indirect Rule
Set up corporation to Rule Nigeria, exploit ethnic divisions,…
Political: Dual Mandate
1. To develop Great Britain... 2. To develop Africa... Result is e…
33 terms
Chapter 18 - Politics in Nigeria
Nigeria a ______ with more population…
After colonialism ended in the 1950s,…
Nigeria is in its longest period of ci…
The first democratic electionin 1999 b…
megastate, universities, military, petroleum, emirates, kingd…
nationalists, dictators, oil, economic, liberalization, democ…
democracy, federagtion
Obasanjo, Yar'Adua, legislature, Jonathan
Nigeria a ______ with more population…
megastate, universities, military, petroleum, emirates, kingd…
After colonialism ended in the 1950s,…
nationalists, dictators, oil, economic, liberalization, democ…
29 terms
AP Comparative Politics Nigeria
Democratization
Dual mandate
Federalism
Hausa-Fulani
The process of developing democratic states
In Nigeria and elsewhere, the notion that colonial powers had…
Constitutional practice in which subnational units are grante…
The leading Muslim group in northern Nigeria
Democratization
The process of developing democratic states
Dual mandate
In Nigeria and elsewhere, the notion that colonial powers had…
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Politics 60 - Midterm - Nigeria
Igbo
Hausa/Fulani
Yoruba
Obasanjo
A tribe in southern Nigeria that makes up 18% of the populati…
A tribe in northern Nigeria that make up 29& of the populatio…
A tribe in southwestern Nigeria that makes up 21% of the popu…
Former president, 1999-2007 Tried to win a 3rd election but w…
Igbo
A tribe in southern Nigeria that makes up 18% of the populati…
Hausa/Fulani
A tribe in northern Nigeria that make up 29& of the populatio…
168 terms
Comparative Politics - Nigeria/Mexico
1. Prior to the arrival of the British…
2. The indirect rule worked less smoot…
...
...
1. Prior to the arrival of the British…
...
2. The indirect rule worked less smoot…
...
28 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics Nigeria
Sani Abacha
Ibrahim Babangida
derivation formula
federal character principle
Oppresive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who ca…
Military rule of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to esta…
Formula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between n…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Sani Abacha
Oppresive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who ca…
Ibrahim Babangida
Military rule of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to esta…
168 terms
Comparative Politics - Nigeria/Mexico
1. Prior to the arrival of the British…
2. The indirect rule worked less smoot…
...
...
1. Prior to the arrival of the British…
...
2. The indirect rule worked less smoot…
...
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AP Comparative Politics: Nigeria
First Republic (1960-66)
First Republic (1960-66)
First Republic (1960-66)
Military Rule (1966-79)
Prime Minister: Balewa (H-F)
Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II (1960-63)
Head of State: Azikiwe (I) (1963-66)
General Ironsi (I)
First Republic (1960-66)
Prime Minister: Balewa (H-F)
First Republic (1960-66)
Head of state: Queen Elizabeth II (1960-63)
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+Comp Politics: Nigeria
Hausa
Fulani
Hausa-Fulani
Yoruba
NE, traders, muslim
NW, herders, muslim
Muslim, sharia law
SW, christian, friendly with Europeans, monarchy (strong mili…
Hausa
NE, traders, muslim
Fulani
NW, herders, muslim
22 terms
AP Comparative Politics: Nigeria
Authoritarianism
Legitimacy
Accountability
Unfinished state
A system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
Belief by powerful groups and the broad citizenry that a stat…
A government's responsibility to its population, usually by p…
A state characterized by instabilities and uncertainties that…
Authoritarianism
A system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
Legitimacy
Belief by powerful groups and the broad citizenry that a stat…
27 terms
Politics in Nigeria (Chapter 13)
(Sani) Abacha
(Moshood) Abiola
Abuja
All Nigeria People's Party
ruthless and corrupt military ruler of Nigeria 1993-1998
the winner in 1993 Nigerian elections, overruled and imprison…
the neutral capital of Nigeria
ANPP; household party in the extreme north of Nigeria with ma…
(Sani) Abacha
ruthless and corrupt military ruler of Nigeria 1993-1998
(Moshood) Abiola
the winner in 1993 Nigerian elections, overruled and imprison…
33 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics Nigeria
Sani Abacha
All Progressives Congress (APC)
Benjamin Azikiwe
Ibrahim Babangida
Oppresive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who ca…
Opposition political party formed in 2013 by merger of larges…
Nigerian nationalist and independent Nigeria's first head of…
Military rule of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to esta…
Sani Abacha
Oppresive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who ca…
All Progressives Congress (APC)
Opposition political party formed in 2013 by merger of larges…
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Comparative Politics Chapter Nigeria
Hausa.
House of Representatives.
First Republic
Republic of Biafra
one of Nigeria's three main ethnic groups and the dominant gr…
Lower house of Nigerian parliament .the more powerful of the…
Nigeria's first period of democratic governance, from 1960 to…
a majority Ibo state in the southeast of Nigeria that seceded…
Hausa.
one of Nigeria's three main ethnic groups and the dominant gr…
House of Representatives.
Lower house of Nigerian parliament .the more powerful of the…
19 terms
Politics 316 - Nigeria
Population?
How many governments has the country h…
How many ethnic groups are in Nigeria?
Ethnic layout
180 million
Over a dozen
250 groups
North - Muslims (Hansa Fulani)... South - Christians (Ibo and Yo…
Population?
180 million
How many governments has the country h…
Over a dozen
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Nigeria Political Science Terms
Sani Abacha
Ibrahim Babangida
derivation formula
federal charter principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
military ruler of Nigeria from 1985-1993 who sought to establ…
formula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between n…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Sani Abacha
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Ibrahim Babangida
military ruler of Nigeria from 1985-1993 who sought to establ…
14 terms
Nigeria's Political Institutions
Legislature general info
Senate term, voting, seats
House of Representatives term and how…
executive term and jobs
National Assembly ... bicameral - house and senate ... women severe…
4 year renewable term ... SMD plurality (most votes) vote ... 360 s…
Each state has 3 senators and the federal district of Abuja h…
HOS and HOG ... Commander-in-chief... 2 four year consecutive terms…
Legislature general info
National Assembly ... bicameral - house and senate ... women severe…
Senate term, voting, seats
4 year renewable term ... SMD plurality (most votes) vote ... 360 s…
40 terms
Comparative Politics Chapter 9 Nigeria
Niger Delta
resource curse
Ibo (Igbo)
Yoruba
an oil-rich region in the south of Nigeria, which has suffere…
the observation that countries with an abundance of natural r…
one of the country's three main ethnic groups and the dominan…
the dominant ethnic group in Nigeria's southwest, and one of…
Niger Delta
an oil-rich region in the south of Nigeria, which has suffere…
resource curse
the observation that countries with an abundance of natural r…
29 terms
Case Studies in Comparative Politics: Nigeria
Niger Delta
Resource Curse
Ibo(Igbo)
Yoruba
Oil-rich region in the south of Nigeria, which has suffered f…
Observation that countries with an abundance of natural resou…
one of the country's three main ethnic groups and the dominan…
The dominant ethnic group in Nigeria's southwest, and one of…
Niger Delta
Oil-rich region in the south of Nigeria, which has suffered f…
Resource Curse
Observation that countries with an abundance of natural resou…
Political and Economic Change Nigeria
Fulani
Sokoto Caliphate
1934
1948
Group that broke the tradition of gradual change in pre-colon…
Pre-colonial Muslim state that encompassed the entire norther…
Year that the first higher education institution was founded…
Year that the first university was founded in Nigeria, which…
Fulani
Group that broke the tradition of gradual change in pre-colon…
Sokoto Caliphate
Pre-colonial Muslim state that encompassed the entire norther…
61 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Nigeria
Nok
Yoruba
Igbo
Sahel
First cultural group in West Africa
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
A group of people that remained stateless in the early times…
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Nok
First cultural group in West Africa
Yoruba
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
22 terms
AP Comparative Politics: Nigeria Vocabulary
accountability
acephalous societies
authoritarianism
autocracy
A government's responsibility to its population, usually by p…
Literally "headles" societies. A number of traditional Nigeri…
A system of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
A government in which one or a few rulers has absolute power,…
accountability
A government's responsibility to its population, usually by p…
acephalous societies
Literally "headles" societies. A number of traditional Nigeri…
32 terms
Comparative Politics (Chp. 18- Nigeria)
Hausa-Fulani
Yoruba
Igbo
Hausa
dominant culture of the North... -Hausa and Fulani cultures so i…
people from the forest region of the southwest
communities in the southeast
people from northern Nigeria... -under the influence of Islam
Hausa-Fulani
dominant culture of the North... -Hausa and Fulani cultures so i…
Yoruba
people from the forest region of the southwest
41 terms
Chapter 8: Government and Politics in Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Abubakar, Atiku
APC
Babangida, Ibrahim
a military general who ruled from 1993 to 1998 and was associ…
a military general turned leader of Nigeria in its period of…
the All Progressive Congress that was an alliance of four oth…
a military general who ruled from 1985 to 1993 and was associ…
Abacha, Sani
a military general who ruled from 1993 to 1998 and was associ…
Abubakar, Atiku
a military general turned leader of Nigeria in its period of…
31 terms
AP Comp. Gov. & Politics: Nigeria
Niger Delta
Hausa & Fulani are...
Igbo
Yoruba
delta of the Niger River and an area of Nigeria with rich oil…
Overwhelmingly Muslim, concentrated in North
Christians, concentrated in S. East
S. West, Christian, Muslims
Niger Delta
delta of the Niger River and an area of Nigeria with rich oil…
Hausa & Fulani are...
Overwhelmingly Muslim, concentrated in North
20 terms
AP Comp. Gov. and Politics: Nigeria
Ethnic Groups of Nigeria
Biafran Civil War (1967-1970)
Sokoto Caliphate
Olusegun Obasanjo
Hausa-Fulani (north), Igbo (southeast, Biafra), Yoruba (west)
A breakaway movement by the Igbo; it failed, but only with th…
Established 1808, gradually succumbed to British imperialism
Military dictator, willingly transferred power to Shehu Shaga…
Ethnic Groups of Nigeria
Hausa-Fulani (north), Igbo (southeast, Biafra), Yoruba (west)
Biafran Civil War (1967-1970)
A breakaway movement by the Igbo; it failed, but only with th…
61 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Nigeria
Nok
Yoruba
Igbo
Sahel
First cultural group in West Africa
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
A group of people that remained stateless in the early times…
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Nok
First cultural group in West Africa
Yoruba
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
23 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Nigeria
Olusegun Obasanjo
Religious Cleavages
Hausa-Fulani
Ethnic Tensions
The first president of the Nigerian democracy that began in 1…
Around 50% of Nigerians are Muslim, 40% are Christian, and 10…
One of the three major ethnic groups in Nigeria, they are Ara…
The three major ethnic groups (Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, and Yoruba…
Olusegun Obasanjo
The first president of the Nigerian democracy that began in 1…
Religious Cleavages
Around 50% of Nigerians are Muslim, 40% are Christian, and 10…
61 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics: Nigeria
Nok
Yoruba
Igbo
Sahel
First cultural group in West Africa
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
A group of people that remained stateless in the early times…
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Nok
First cultural group in West Africa
Yoruba
The people that created a series of city-states in the southw…
22 terms
Politics in Nigeria COGO --Justin Crowe
"Sick Giant"
Olusegun Obasanjo
Umar Musa Yar'Adua
Current Regime
Its economy is in shambles and the provision of public servic…
The transition to democracy in 1999 began hopefully with the…
A new president, Umar Musa Yar'Adua, was elected in 2007, b…
The current regime has thus far avoided the fate of previous…
"Sick Giant"
Its economy is in shambles and the provision of public servic…
Olusegun Obasanjo
The transition to democracy in 1999 began hopefully with the…
14 terms
Nigeria- case studies in comparative politics
why has nigeria failed at democracy
what are the three largest ethnic groups
hausa
yuroba and ibo
british colonial legacy, resource curse, long military rule,…
ibo, yurobo, hausa
northern region; british agreed to limit european influence s…
southern region was greatly influenced by european stuff; muc…
why has nigeria failed at democracy
british colonial legacy, resource curse, long military rule,…
what are the three largest ethnic groups
ibo, yurobo, hausa
8 terms
Nigeria p II Political Parties
Sani Abacha
Ibrahim Babangida
Olesegun Obasanjo
Absulsalami Abubakar
Military dictator, presided over least free (and shortest) re…
Military dictator, overthrew Buhari in a coup.
Nigerian president who peacefully handed power to Yar'Adua
Nigerian president in Fourth Republic, resigned and was repla…
Sani Abacha
Military dictator, presided over least free (and shortest) re…
Ibrahim Babangida
Military dictator, overthrew Buhari in a coup.
37 terms
Chapter 18 - Politics in Nigeria Pt 2
Nigerians' ______ attitudes are more e…
Nigerians are very ______ about gov. w…
Since the north and south's _______ is…
The first coup leaders in Nigeria set…
political, civil servants, expedited
cynical, intellectuals
population, northerners, southerners, southerners
constitution, Obasanjo, military
Nigerians' ______ attitudes are more e…
political, civil servants, expedited
Nigerians are very ______ about gov. w…
cynical, intellectuals
22 terms
AP Comparative Politics Chp. 6 Nigeria
Authoritarianism
Legitimacy
Accountability
Unfinished state
A sustem of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
A belief by powerful groups and the broad citizenry that a st…
A government's responsibility to it's population, usually by…
A state characterized by instabilities and uncertainties that…
Authoritarianism
A sustem of rule in which power depends not on popular legiti…
Legitimacy
A belief by powerful groups and the broad citizenry that a st…
29 terms
AP Comparative Politics: Nigeria Terms (No Acronyms)
Democratization
Dual Mandate
Federalism
Hausa-Fulani
The Process of developing democratic states
notion that colonial powers had to rule on their own and thro…
subnational units are granted power
The leading Muslim group in Northern Nigeria
Democratization
The Process of developing democratic states
Dual Mandate
notion that colonial powers had to rule on their own and thro…
23 terms
AP Comparative Politics: Chapter 11 Nigeria Vocabulary
jihad
caliphate
indirect rule
divide and rule
Arabic for "struggle"; also Muslim holy war
Islamic dynasty
British colonial governance through native hereditary rulers
Roman and British imperial ruling method of setting subjects…
jihad
Arabic for "struggle"; also Muslim holy war
caliphate
Islamic dynasty
13 terms
Nigeria II- case studies in comparative politics
failed state
sokoto caliphate
indirect rule
house of representatives
when a sovereign is no longer able to hold authority over its…
powerful, centralized empire in the northern region of nigeri…
practiced by the british over some of their colonies; local a…
more powerful of the two chambers of the National assembly
failed state
when a sovereign is no longer able to hold authority over its…
sokoto caliphate
powerful, centralized empire in the northern region of nigeri…
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AP Comparative Government and Politics Iran/Nigeria Vocabulary
Assembly of Experts
"axis of evil"
Ayatollah Khomeini
Baha'i
also translated as ______, is a deliberative body of Mujtahid…
a term used by the former United States President George W. B…
charismatic leader who led the revolution of 1979 and overthr…
a monotheistic religion emphasizing the spiritual unity of al…
Assembly of Experts
also translated as ______, is a deliberative body of Mujtahid…
"axis of evil"
a term used by the former United States President George W. B…
26 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics Third Edition: Chapter 14 Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Babangida, Ibrahim
Derivation Formula
Federal Character Principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
Forumula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Abacha, Sani
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Babangida, Ibrahim
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
29 terms
Political Science 291- Iran, Nigeria, and Mexico
Reza Khan
Mohammed Mossadegh
Islamic Resurgence
Similarities between Russia and Iran
important figure in Iranian history, wanted to limit the powe…
important figure in Iranian history, represented the National…
occurred after 1967, occurred because of the need for Iran to…
-political revolutions taken as a threat by Western European…
Reza Khan
important figure in Iranian history, wanted to limit the powe…
Mohammed Mossadegh
important figure in Iranian history, represented the National…
34 terms
AP Comparative Government and Politics Vocabulary Unit Seven: Nigeria
All Progressive Congress
ANC
Biafra
Boko Haram
A political party comprised of an alliance of Nigeria's three…
A national liberation movement designed to unite the African…
A state in southeastern Nigerian that attempting to secede fr…
The term referring to the militant terrorist organization tha…
All Progressive Congress
A political party comprised of an alliance of Nigeria's three…
ANC
A national liberation movement designed to unite the African…
142 terms
Final Test for Comparative Politics: India, Iran, Brazil, & Nigeria
Amritsar
asymmetric federalism
Ayodhya
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Northern Indian city and location of the Golden Temple, Sikhi…
A system where power is devolved unequally across the country…
North-central Indian city where Babri Mosque was destroyed in…
Indian People's Party; Hindu nationalist party that governed…
Amritsar
Northern Indian city and location of the Golden Temple, Sikhi…
asymmetric federalism
A system where power is devolved unequally across the country…
26 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics Third Edition: Chapter 14 Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Babangida, Ibrahim
Derivation Formula
Federal Character Principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
Forumula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Abacha, Sani
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Babangida, Ibrahim
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
26 terms
Cases in Comparative Politics Third Edition: Chapter 14 Nigeria
Abacha, Sani
Babangida, Ibrahim
Derivation Formula
Federal Character Principle
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
Forumula for distributing percentage of oil revenues between…
Nigerian quota system designed to ease ethnic tension by requ…
Abacha, Sani
Oppressive Nigerian military dictator from 1993 to 1998 who c…
Babangida, Ibrahim
Military ruler of Nigeria from 1985 to 1993 who sought to est…
24 terms
Nigeria
(Muhammadu) Buhari
Fourth Republic
Federal Character
National Youth Service Corps
current president of Nigeria, he won in an election that has…
Established in 1999, its core principles are a federal republ…
quotas for ethnic membership in bureaucracy
Nigerian military youth group aimed at training peacekeepers
(Muhammadu) Buhari
current president of Nigeria, he won in an election that has…
Fourth Republic
Established in 1999, its core principles are a federal republ…
59 terms
nigeria
who were the colonial rulers of nigeria
what does the name "Nigeria come from"
what is meant by indirect rule
hausua
british
river
supported the rule of traditional leaders
tribe in north
who were the colonial rulers of nigeria
british
what does the name "Nigeria come from"
river
25 terms
Nigeria
rentier state
Prebendalism
Rent Seeking
Structural Adjustment Program
a country that obtains a hefty income by exporting raw materi…
Prebendalism is the extreme practice of clientilistic network…
A process in which political leaders essentially rent out par…
Economic policies imposed on less developed countries by inte…
rentier state
a country that obtains a hefty income by exporting raw materi…
Prebendalism
Prebendalism is the extreme practice of clientilistic network…
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