Category: Politics

History of Nigeria from 1960 till Date: Highlights

Independence from British rule came to pass in Nigeria on the 1st of October, 1960. This was the year Nigeria assumed both political and military control of its territory. As at that time, Nigeria was still following the British system of government in which there is a prime minister and a ceremonial president. The ceremonial […]

Nigerian Governors Salary: See What They Earn

Virtually all governors in Nigeria live opulence lifestyle and this is telling on the economy of their states.  You may be surprised that Nigerian governors only receive about N1 million as salary on monthly basis. But the truth remains that the lifestyle they live is far above their earning. The approved Remuneration Package for Political, […]

Nigerian State Governors: List of 36 Governors in Nigeria

In case you are looking for the comprehensive list of all Nigerian state governors, you have come to the right place. In this write-up, I will show you the names, political parties and year of election of all the governors of the 36 states in Nigeria. After the conclusion of all gubernatorial elections, including those […]

Rule of Law in Nigeria: What Does It State?

The rule of law is embedded in the Nigerian constitution.  However, it is unfortunate that many Nigerians despise the rule of law and treat it with total disregard, especially those at the helm of affairs in the country. The most depressing thing about this is that these are the same individuals that sworn to always […]

2016 Public Holidays in Nigeria: National Holidays 2016

Nigerians love public holidays, especially those Nigerians in the civil service. They know that public holiday almost always translates to an extra day from their working place. Public holidays in Nigeria are of different forms. Some are declared by the government/ public sector, while some other ones are regional public holiday.  In this write-up, you […]

Nigeria’s President and Vice President’s Salary Structure

Below, you will learn about what the Nigerian president and his vice earn as take home pay. The Nigerian president earns 1.4 million naira and the vice president earns 2 million naira as basic salary annually.  This is in line with the new remuneration package that was unveiled by the Nigerian Senate, which is the […]

Nigeria’s 36 States and Their Slogans

Nigeria is divided into 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, making it 37 divisions. Each of these states is given specific nicknames with which it is recognized. The states, their capitals and their nicknames are highlighted below. List of Nigeria’s state nicknames FCT: The capital city is Abuja and its slogan is “Center of […]

Full List of PDP Governors in Nigeria & Their States

In the past, the PDP was the party with the majority of governors in Nigeria. This was the case until the CPC, the ACN, and the APGA decided to form a merger and named the new alliance as APC. The APC has wide popularity across Nigeria and was, therefore able to overthrow the PDP at […]

Full List of APC Governors in Nigeria & Their States

The April 2015 elections in Nigeria have come and gone. The winners and losers have been made known and Nigerians now know who their governors are. One thing that made the election unique was the fact that majority of seats were won by APC. The same thing repeated itself in the senate and the House […]

FBI Nigeria: Does Nigeria Have an FBI Equivalent?

Does Nigeria have a replica of the FBI? Yes, Nigeria does. The organization is called National Intelligent Agency (NIA).  It is controlled by the Nigerian government and it is responsible for all foreign intelligence and counterintelligence operations. The organization was established on 5th of June, 1986 and it has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria.  Its […]

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