Category: Politics

Population Distribution in Nigeria

nigerian population growth rate

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 […]

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Nigerian National Anthem: Wordings & History

nigerian national anthem

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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Facts about Nigeria: 100+ Interesting Facts

With a total land area of 923, 770 square kilometers, Nigeria is located in West Africa. The country is bounded on the North by Niger Republic, on the West by Republic  of Benin, and on the East by Cameroon. Here are more facts about Nigeria, presented in bullet points: Population: 175 million (2014 estimate) Density:  […]

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First Nigerian National Anthem

First Nigerian National Anthem

From the point in time when Britain intruded into the affairs and colonized Nigeria, it became the passion of every Nigerian to know freedom, it was understood to the letter what is meant by ‘justice’. It was this passion which kept them in brotherhood, and caused them to wake a sleeping dog by restoring independence […]

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When Did Nigeria Start Using Naira and Kobo?

when did nigeria start using naira and kobo

Trade has always been a fundamental part of every society since no man is an island unto himself. Once upon a time, trade was carried out by simply exchanging the items, that’s how we had the term: ‘trade-by-barter’. As society developed, there was need to set units of value to make trading easier. This brought […]

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Causes of poverty in Nigeria

Causes of poverty in Nigeria

Poverty is a great problem in Nigeria and it had been with this country for decades. Many think lack of proper plan by progressive governments is one of the factors that lead to entrenchment of poverty in the country. Several governments have made efforts to fight against poverty, but none of these efforts had been […]

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Crude Oil in Nigeria: Discovery, Developments & Projections

Crude Oil in Nigeria: Discovery, Developments & Projections

The petroleum industry in Nigeria is the largest all over the African continent. As of 2014, Nigeria’s petroleum industry contributes about 14% to its economy. Therefore, though the petroleum sector is important, it remains, in fact a small part of the country’s overall diversified economy The Crude oil found in Nigerian is mostly from the […]

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List of Nigerian Governors (2016)

List of Nigerian Governors (2016)

Akwa Ibom: Name of the elected Governor is Emmanuel Udom. His party is PDP. Term Validity period is from 2015 to 2019 Abia State: Name of the elected Governor is Dr Victor Ikpeazu. Party is PDP. Term Validity period is from 2015 to 2019 Delta State: Name of the elected Governor is Ifeanyi Okowa. Political […]

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List of Nigerian Presidents (from 1960 to date)

List of Nigerian Presidents (from 1960 to date)

Nigeria had only one president since 1914 till 1960 and that was Queen of England.  After independence in 1960, Nigerian indigenous presidents started controlling the affair of the country. In this write-up, you will be informed about the presidents of Nigeria since independence since 1980 till date. Sir A Tafawa Balewa He was the very […]

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Duties of the Nigerian Police Force

Duties of the Nigerian Police Force

“Police is your friend”, so goes the saying. However, many Nigerians do not believe in that anymore, considering their uncomfortable experience with the men of Nigerian police. Ask any Nigerian today and he will have one uncomfortable story or the other to tell about the Nigeria police. No matter how bad things have become, that […]

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5 Most Controversial Nigerian Politicians

5 Most Controversial Nigerian Politicians

The information here will show you those Nigerian politicians that had been in one controversy or the other in recent times. Ayodele Fayose Ayodele Fayose is the governor of Ekiti State and undoubtedly the most controversial politician in Nigeria today. His case is a pure case of one week one controversy. He is known for […]

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