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SS1: GOVERNMENT - 3RD TERM

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  1. Fundamental Human Right and Representative Government | Week 1
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    1 Quiz
  2. Separation of Power and Checks and Balances | Week 2
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Constitution | Week 3
    5 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  4. Citizenship | Week 4 & 5
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Political Parties | Week 6
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Party System | Week 7
    5 Topics
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    2 Quizzes
  7. Pressure Groups | Week 8
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Lesson 4, Topic 4
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Differences Between Citizens and Non-Citizens

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Below are Differences Between Citizens and Non-Citizens;

CitizensNon-Citizens
(i)Citizens are legal members of a state. They enjoy legal rights in a state.Non-citizens are not legal members of the state. They do not enjoy legal rights.
(ii)Citizens enjoy full political, economic, and social rights.Non-Citizens do not enjoy these rights
(iii)Citizens can vote and be voted for.Non-Citizens cannot vote nor be voted for.
(iv)Citizens (citizenship by birth) cannot lose their citizenship except by renunciation
(voluntarily give up citizenship).
Aliens cannot enjoy Nigeria’s citizenship. Aliens who acquire citizenship may lose it through revoke.
(v)Citizens cannot be sent away from the country when they commit offences. Non-Citizens that commit a serious offence can be deported to their home country.
(vi)Citizens can exercise the right to peaceful assembly and association.Non-Citizen’s right to peaceful assembly and association is qualified.
(vii)Citizens hold public office.Non-Citizens cannot hold public office.
(viii)Citizens are qualified to take up any employment if they meet the criteria or conditions for employmentNon-Citizens cannot qualify for all employment. There are restrictions.

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