Category: Politics

President of Nigeria Salary Details: See What He Earns

In this write-up, you will be informed about how much the president of Nigeria and his vice will be taking home every month and annually. Shortly after the president took the oath of office on May 29th, 2015, the announcement of how much he and his vice would be earning was made public. This represents […]

Nigerian Power Sector: A General Overview

Today, up to 95 million Nigerians (~55% of the population) out of the approximately 170 million Nigerians have no access to electricity and those who seem to have access to electricity in Nigeria are consistently faced with extensive power interruptions. Systemic issues is affecting virtually all the phases involved in power value chain in Nigeria, […]

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 […]

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