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Nigerian politics takes place within a framework of a federal, presidential, representative democratic republic, in which executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is held by the federal government and the two chambers of the legislature: the house of representatives and the senate.
Main article: 2019 Nigerian gubernatorial elections On 2 March 2019, elections were held for governors of 29 of the 36 states of Nigeria. Elections were suspended on the original date in Rivers State. They were later held on April 3, where the INEC declared that incumbent Wike won re-election.   References [ edit]
6 March – President Buhari receives the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and calls for Nigerians to follow his lead. 3.92 million vaccines arrived on March 2, provided by the U.N. COVAX program. The country expects 84 million doses of vaccine this year and hopes to vaccinate 40% of the population this year and 30% in 2022.
The President of Nigeria is also the commander-in-chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The president is elected in national elections which take place every four years. The offices, powers, and titles of the head of state and the head of government were officially merged into the office of the presidency under the 1979 Constitution of Nigeria.
Nigeria ranks the 32nd out of the 35 sub saharan countries when it comes to representation of women in politics. The upcoming 2023 elections is facing similar criticisms as there are just 6 female aspirants who have joined the presidential race to succeed Muhammadu Buhari. Photo Gallery Nigeria's National Assembly Building
Federal Ministries of Nigeria. The Federal Ministries of Nigeria are civil service departments that are responsible for delivering various types of government service. Each ministry is headed by a Permanent Secretary who reports to a Minister in the Federal Cabinet. Some government functions are provided by "commissions" or parastatals ...
List of current state governors [ edit] State Governors by Political Party Affiliation. APC. PDP. APGA. The current party affiliation of the 36 state governors is: 22 All Progressive Congress (APC) 13 People's Democratic Party (PDP) 1 All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)