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SS2: GOVERNMENT - 1ST TERM

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  1. Electoral Process | Week 1
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Types of Electoral Process | Week 2
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Electoral Process Continues - Proportional, Representation, Repeated Ballot, Direct and Indirect Elections | Week 3
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Ballot Systems | Types of Voting | Week 4
    3 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Organization of Election | Week 5
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Electoral Commission and Electoral Officers | Week 6
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Public Opinion and Mass Media | Week 7
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Civil Service | Week 8
    6 Topics
  9. Personnel Administration in the Civil Service | Week 9
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  10. Public Corporation | Week 10
    9 Topics
  11. Commercialization, Privatization and Deregulation of Public Corporations | Week 11
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Lesson 10, Topic 5
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Differences between Public Corporations and Civil Service

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Public Corporation Vs. Civil Service

Public Corporations:Civil Services:
(i)Public Corporation is managed by a board of directors.Civil Service is managed by a Minister who is advised by the Permanent Secretary.
(ii)The administrative head is the General Manager/Managing Director.The Administrative head is the Permanent Secretary.
(iii)It is expected to provide service, break-even,
and make a profit.
It is to provide services with no profit maximization motive.
(iv)It provides social services and amenities
to the public.
It assists the government in the initiation and implementation of policies.
(v)The Chairman of the board acts as the political head (representing the Minister) .The Minister is the Political head.
(vi)Employees are called Public Servants.Employees are called Civil Servants.
(vii)They are established by acts of the Legislature, which spell out their scope, powers, and functions.It does not owe its existence to any statutes but the constitution.
(viii)It is self-financing except for its taking-off fund provided by the government.It obtains its finances from the government.
(ix)It does not pay its revenue into the consolidated account.It pays its revenue into the consolidated revenue account.
(x)It is a legal tender. It can sue and be sued.It can only be sued or sue through the Attorney General of the Federation.
(xi)Workers are appointed or employed by the board of directors.Workers are employed by the Civil or Public Service Commission.

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