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Nigeria - Democratization: The process of developing...

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Democratization: The process of developing democratic states. Dual Mandate: In Nigeria and elsewhere, the notion that colonial powers had to rule on their own and through local leaders at the same time Federalism: Constitutional practice in which subnational unites are granted considerable power Hausa-Fulani: The leading Muslim group in northern Nigeria Igbo: The leading ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria. Often also spell Ibo. Import Substitution: Development strategy that uses tariffs and other barriers to imports, and therefore stimulates domestic industries. Indirect Rule: British and other colonial procedures through which “natives” were used to carry out colonial trade Mass Political Culture: Basic values and assumptions that people have toward authority, the political system, and other overarching themes in political life Sharia: Islamic legal code that many argue should supersede civil law in countries such as Iran and Nigeria AD: Alliance for Democracy in Nigeria AG: Yoruba-based political party in postindependence Nigeria
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