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In the broadest sense, an organisation empowered to create and enforce law, and to manage (administer) an area of land, a specific group of people, or an association.
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One thing remains clear-Republicans are the dominant party in the states, holding a majority of state legislatures, governorships, lieutenant governorships, secretaries of state and half of the nation's attorneys general.
The governorship vote is due to end Thursday in the northern states of Kaduna and Bauchi -- areas which saw some of the worst riots.
The governorship vote is due to end on Thursday in the northern states of Kaduna and Bauchi -- areas which saw some of the worst riots.
From his records as professor of economics, ex-chief economic advisor to the President and immediate past governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Soludo stands out as primus inter pares among the candidates lined up for the Anambra governorship race.
The bureaucratic principle was most established in the capital and some of the larger governorship capitals, but much of the financial administration in particular remained in the hands of the tiaglo and soslovie communes and their elected representatives.
It wouldn't be fair to say all the voters who cast ballots against the majority coalition were critical of Ishihara's governorship.
While the analysis of the four years of Sanchez Vilella's governorship does not gloss over weaknesses of the protagonist, the author makes us aware that, from the outset, Sanchez was committed to promote new ideas, a new style of governing, and a more liberal and sophisticated concept of democracy with new avenues for citizen participation.
Asked if his assertion about not leaving the governorship to serve in a Obama administration was "ironclad," Patrick, a former assistant attorney general for civil rights in the Clinton administration, said it was.
On a hot, humid summer day--more than two months after he won the GOP primary to become the Republican nominee in the race for the governorship of Ohio--the solid, 6-foot-4 political veteran endures yet another whirlwind schedule.
It took ages to get it all sorted out--cost Bill Clinton the governorship of Arkansas and was part of the reason Carter lost the Presidency.
Miriam "Ma" Ferguson: First Woman Governor Of Texas by Judy Alter is the amazing biography of Miriam Ferguson and her remarkable journey to the governorship of the great state Texas.