Nigerian Political Parties

  title={Nigerian Political Parties},
  author={O. Udofia},
  journal={Journal of Black Studies},
  pages={435 - 447}
  • O. Udofia
  • Published 1981
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Black Studies
  • In a modernizing society, political parties play an important role of creating a relationship between government and society. This relationship is fostered by the support given to the parties by the people in exchange for information from the parties about the government. In other words, a vital stage in the process of political modernization is the involvement of the masses in the political system. David E. Apter (1965: 181-182) describes political parties as follows: 
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