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, […]

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 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 […]

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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