Category: Politics

Richest Politicians in Nigeria: The Top 10

Nigeria, like many other countries is well known for flamboyant and wealthy politicians who are typically found of appearing less than they are actually worth in public. But who are the richest politicians in Nigeria? This is an inevitable question for someone who follows the country’s political trends. So without wasting much of your time, […]

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Nigerian Population Growth Rate: Details & Statistics

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When Nigeria gained her independence in 1960, there were 45.2 million people living in the country. By 2015, this number had quadrupled with over 180 million people living within the geographical area called Nigeria. And it is expected that by 2050, Nigeria will be the third most populous in the world with nearly 400 million […]

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Nigerian Tax Laws: All You Need to Know

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If you earn an income in Nigeria whether as an individual or a business, it’s expected that you remit a given amount of your earnings as tax to the government. Paying your tax as an individual or a company is non-negotiable because tax funds serves as one of the ways the Government develops the nation. […]

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Salary of Nigerian Governors: See What They Earn

Often times the salary of public office holders is often a subject of controversy as many have claimed that one of the reasons for the rising cost of governance in the country is the money allocated to pay the salaries of these officers. Also, there have been claims that if these officers reduce their salaries […]

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Population Distribution in Nigeria

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It is no longer news that there are close to 200 million people currently living in Nigeria. However, one question that is often asked is, how is this population distributed across the 36 states? For example, we know that Lagos and Kano are the cities with the highest number of residents. But statistics regarding the […]

10 Richest States in Nigeria (in Terms of IGR)

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Nigeria is blessed with diverse natural resources. In the last 50 years, the most important of these assets has been crude oil. However, the wealth of some of the richest states in the nation goes beyond crude oil. Richest States in Nigeria (Based on Internally Generated Revenue) These wealthy states have been able to leverage […]

10 Most Populated States in Nigeria (2018)

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Based on the population census of 2006, Kano is the most populous city in the country with over 9 million residents. Below is a list of the top 10 most populated states with reference to the 2006 census. 1     Kano State        9,401,288 2     Lagos State       9,013,534 3     Kaduna State     6,066,562 4     Katsina State      […]

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Current Total Population of Nigeria (and How It Grew)

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Nigeria is one of the most populated countries in the world and in the last 50 years, its population has grown exponentially. In this post, you’ll get to know the current population of this sub Saharan nation and how its population has evolved from the pre-independence era till date. But before we do that, let’s […]

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Nigerian National Anthem: Wordings & History

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If you’ve ever attended a national event, you must have heard the Nigerian National anthem being sung. Or if you attended a Nigerian primary or secondary school, you certainly should have sung the national anthem. This was usually during the morning assembly. This habit of singing the national anthem every day ingrained the lyrics in […]

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