Political parties and freedom of the press

Civic Education SS1 Second Term

Week 7

Political parties and freedom of the press

Performance objectives

The student should be able to:

1. Meaning/definition of a political party and freedom of the press

2. Types of political parties

3. Explain the press freedom and benefits.


A political party is an organized group of people with a similar ideology working together with the aim of winning an election into political office.

Nigeria has many political parties among which are:

1. All Progressive Congress (APC)

2. Labor Party (LP),

3. People Democratic Party (PDP)

4. Action Democratic Party (ADP)

5. All Nigeria people’s party (ANPP)

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