(v)Political party

(vi)The states


(i)Family : Families perpetuate values that support political authorities and can heavily contribute to children’s initial political ideological views, or party affiliations. Families have an effect on “political knowledge, identification, efficacy, and participation”


(ii)Schools : Spending numerous years in school, children in the States are taught and reinforced a view of the world that “privileges capitalism and ownership, competitive individualism, and democracy.


(iii)Media: Mass media is not only a source of political information; it is an influence on political values and beliefs. Various media outlets, through news coverage and late-night programs, provide different partisan policy stances that are associated with political participation.


(iv)Religion : Religions beliefs and practices play a role in political opinion formation and political participation. The theological and moral perspectives offered by religious institutions shape judgement regarding public policy.


(v)Political parties : Scholars such as Campbell (1960) note that political parties have very little direct influence on a child due to a contrast of social factors such as age, context, power, etc.


(vi)The state : The state is a key source of information for media outlets, and has the ability to “inform, misinform, or disinform the press and thus the public”, a strategy which may be referred to aspropaganda, in order to serve a political or economic agenda.


Authority is the right to exercise power, which can be formalized by a state and exercised by way of judges, appointed executives of government, or the ecclesiastical or priestly appointed representatives of a God or other deities.



(i) Authority based on force: Authority based on force is an illegitimate authority. It is not exercised according to law and constitution.


(ii) Charismatic authority: If the right to rule emerges from the dynamic qualities of leader, it is charismatic authority.


(iii) Religious authority: Religious authority is also attributed to those who hold top position in some religious seat. For example Shah Imam of Shahi Mosque, Delhi and Jathader of Akal Takht enjoy the envious position of authority.


(iv)Ancestral heritage authority: If father transfers authority to the son, it is known as ancestral heritage authority. This system of authority exists in monarchical form of government.


(v) Authority of the elite: It is the authority possessed by a small group of individuals on the basis of their personality, knowledge or riches.






(i)The basis of capitalism is the principal of individual rights, whereas socialism is based on the principle of equality.


(ii)Capitalism encourages innovation and individual goals while Socialism promotes equality and fairness among society.


(iii)In the socialist economy, the resources are state-owned but in the case of the capitalist economy, the means of production are privately owned.


(iv)In Capitalism the competition between firms is very close whereas in Socialism there is no or marginal competition because the government controls the market.


(v)In Capitalism, every individual works for his own capital accumulation, but in Socialism, the wealth is shared by all the people equally.


(vi)In Capitalism every person has the right to freedom of religion which also exists in Socialism, but Socialism gives more emphasis on secularism.



(i)The Preamble: This part of the constitution gives guidance to the constitution. In Other Words The preamble is meant to direct or serve as a content page of the Nigerian constitution.


(ii) Government: There must be a government whether elective or not run the affairs of the state. The type of government does not matter.


(iii) The territory: A state, legally is a defined boundary, although, such boundary is suppose to be permanent, if it change at all, such changes must not be at random. It is the territorial entities.


(iv) Separation of Powers: Separation of powers can be found in section 4, 5 and 6 of this sections delegate certain powers to be armor organs of Government in Nigeria. The Section 4 of the 1999 constitution talks about legislative arm of Government, Section 5 talk of the Executive and section 6 talks about solitary.


(v) Sovereignty: Sovereignty could be defined as the ability for a nation to be total control without external interference. Nigeria according to 1999 constitution is a sovereign state and it can be found in section 2 of the Nigeria constitution.


(vi) Federalism: Federalism has to do with the division of Government, state and local government area.

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