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favoritism shown to relatives or close friends by those in power (as by giving them jobs)

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292, or the order Instituting the Administrative Code of 1987, signed by President Corazon Aquino, prohibits nepotic appointments or those made in favor of a relative of the appointing or recommending authority or of the chief of bureau or office, or of the persons exercising immediate supervision over the appointee.
His father worked for BBC Wales, becoming its head of music, but there was nothing nepotic about his rise as a conductor.
First and foremost a fairly high ethical standard is the baseline required to move Nigeria from the current self centred, nepotic and fraudulent manner of managing public resources toward the establishment of a virile nation that is reliable for business transaction throughout the globe.
It was not so much the artistic value of Michelangelo that was significant and at the center of attention, but the fame that he had acquired, which reflected on the whole family and thus increased their prestige by nepotic association.