Category: Politics

Types of Constitution in Nigeria

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The Constitution of Nigeria is also known as the Supreme Law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. From 1914 to date, the country has had a series of constitutions with the current constitution passed on the 29th of May 1999. In this post, you’ll learn the different types of constitution in Nigeria and how they’ve […]

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Map of Nigeria Showing the 36 States

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Nigeria is a West African country comprising 36 states and a Federal Capital Territory in Abuja. In this post, we take a look at the 36 states of the country. Map of Nigeria Showing the 36 States Abia State Located in the South Eastern part of Nigeria, Abia State was created from Imo State in […]

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Cashless Policy in Nigeria: Meaning & Benefits

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As the name implies, Cashless Policy means you can carry out financial transactions without the use of banknotes. The Cashless Policy introduced the use of debit or credit card as well as electronic transfer in financial transactions. In 2012, the CBN introduced the cashless policy programme as a pilot scheme in Lagos. The policy stipulated […]

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Map of Nigeria Showing Natural Resources

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Nigeria is one of the countries blessed with an abundance of natural resources even though the government of the country seems to focus solely on crude oil. In fact, a 2015 report revealed that Nigeria loses about N50 trillion from untapped resources but the current government is looking to diversify the economic in order to […]

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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 […]

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