JAMB recommended textbooks for Government 2021 – What are the best books to read for JAMB government and pass? If you want to pass JAMB 2021/2022 and score above 80 in JAMB Government, then you need to know the best Government textbooks to read for JAMB and pass.

Are you sitting for Government in your next UTME? Do you wish to score above 90 in JAMB Government? Then, you need to read this article to the end.

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In one of previous JAMB guides titled, “How to study for JAMB and pass excellently“, I mentioned that recommended textbooks are the best Government textbooks to study and pass JAMB Government.

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If you are still searching for the terms above, then this article is where you are going to find an answer.

Without wasting any time, I will quickly show you the list of best Government textbooks to read and pass JAMB 2021/2022.


Like I mentioned earlier, JAMB recommended textbooks for Government are the best textbooks to prepare for JAMB(see reasons in the next heading below).

Below are the list of JAMB recommended textbooks for Government 2021/2022:

  • Adigwe, F (1985) Essentials of Government for West Africa, Ibadan: University Press Plc.
  • Anifowose, R and Enemuo, F. C (eds)(1999) Elements of Politics, Lagos; Malthouse Press Limited.
  • Appadorai, A. (1978) The Substance of Politics, London: Oxford University Press.
  • Ball, A. R. (1983) Modern Politics and Government, London: macmillan.
  • Ofoegbu, R. (1977) Government for the Certificate Year, London: George Allen and Unwin.
  • Olawale, J. B (1987) New Topics on Ordinary Level Government, Ilesha: Jola Publishing.
  • Oyediran, O. Nwosu, H., Takaya, B., Anifowoshe, R., Femi, B., Godwill, O. and Adigun, A. (1990) Government for Senior Secondary Schools, Books 1, 2 and 3, Ibadan: Longman.
  • Oyeneye, I., Onyenwenu, M. and Olusunde, B. E. (2000) Round-Up Government for Senior Secondary School Certifcate Examination: A complete Guide, Ibadan: Longman.
  • Oyovbaire, S., Oguna, A. E. C., Amucheazi, E. C., Coker, H. o. and Oshuntuyi, O. (2001) Countdown to Senior Secondary Certifcate Examination: Government, Ibadan: Evans.

How To Study For JAMB Government And Remember More

Why should you use JAMB recommended textbooks to prepare for Government in 2021? 

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Below are good reasons why you should use JAMB Government recommended textbooks to prepare for JAMB.


  1. They are recommended by the Joint Admissions And Matriculation Board(JAMB)
  2. They are very comprehensive and hence trusted by smart students
  3. JAMB examiners set UTME questions from recommended textbooks
  4. They cover the whole JAMB syllabus

Can I Pass JAMB Without Using Recommended Textbooks For Government

Now, if you are still wondering, “Is it compulsory to use JAMB recommended textbooks for Government before I can pass?“.

The answer is NO. You can also use other good Government textbooks to pass. However, the question is “How sure are you that the textbook you want to use is good enough to pass JAMB?

If you are not sure, then I will advise you to use the textbooks mentioned above.

Finally, “where can I get JAMB recommended textbooks?

Where To Get JAMB Recommended Textbooks For Government In 2021

Below are some of the places to get JAMB recommended textbooks:

  1. The best option is to buy at any bookshop near you. This will give you total control over where, how and when you read it.
  2. Another option is to borrow from a friend.
  3. You can also borrow or use it at any public library close to you.

That is all for now on the topic, “Best Government textbooks for JAMB 2021/2022“.

QUESTION FOR YOU: Which is your favourite among these Government textbooks? Use the comment section below.

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  1. Please where can I get the government text book can’t find it online anyone in ikeja who has any idea should please share

    • Personally, I’m not an Art students but I’m sure most of the textbooks on this page as recommended by JAMB will get the job done. You just need one of them. Feel free to ask people who have sat for JAMB Government (and PASSED!) to recommend one for you.

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