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

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Are the above two points relevant to some kind of nepotism or other kind?
Lopez was convicted of nepotism, which is a violation of Section 79 of R.A.
Justice Pandey, in a letter dated July 01, referred to his personal experience of 34 years to claim that the "only prevailing criteria for appointment of judges through the Collegium system are casteism and nepotism".
Ms Gul made it clear that 'she and her party do not believe in nepotism and have struggled for merit-based system', added the letter, in which she blamed the media for generating the controversy.
He, however, emphasised that once the cankerworms of bribery, nepotism, laziness and corruption are effectively banished from the psyche of Nigerians, including the professionals, the issue of building collapse would be a thing of the past.
I am asking you: can we be set a date with a partisan judiciary, with public administration in which nepotism thrives, with an uncertain future for the SPO, with corrupt judiciary and state instruments?" Reka said and added that going to Brussels with social ailments was impossible.
"Earlier, I used to stand up against sexism, pay disparity and nepotism in Bollywood but now, I will expose everybody.
If this is the way his works, then this is also the reason for his failure as minister because this type of nepotism is undoubtedly the reason behind the failure of a great many political parties as well as public figures filling public posts.
Justice Minallah also lamented growing nepotism in society.
Islamabad -- Nepotism and favoritism on the rise in sub department of Ministry of Overseas.
Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa said today he is 'having fun' with social media users' comments over his letter to Nurul Izzah Anwar who recently resigned from all her government and PKR positions following nepotism claims.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Communications Murad Saeed on Friday said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was completely an independent institution and those criticizing it had remained involved in nepotism and corrupt activities.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- US media came to deplore President Donald Trump for exercising nepotism in the White House after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's son-in-law Kambiz Mehdizadeh resigned from a new government post after lawmakers and activists on social media made accusations of nepotism.
The premier, in an interview with senior anchorpersons, had lamented the top judge using the word 'nepotism' for Bukhari's appointment as Special Advisor on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development.
While the incumbent government under the leadership of the Chief Minister of Balochistan, Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan, is determined to root out corruption, nepotism and bribery from the province.