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List Of Radio Stations in Ogun State (With Frequencies And Locations)

Radio Stations in Nigeria

Below is the list of radio stations in Ogun State and her capital, Abeokuta. Frequencies and locations included.

*. 94.5 – Paramount FM- FRCN, Abeokuta

*. 92.1 – OOU FM- Olabisi Onabanjo university, Ago-Iwoye

*. 89.1 – Hope FM- Babcock University Radio station, Ilisan-Remo

*. 101.9 – Rockcity FM- Abeokuta

*. 88.5 – Family FM Radio- Kalak investment building, Abeokuta

*. 90.5- OGBC FM- Abeokuta Continue reading List Of Radio Stations in Ogun State (With Frequencies And Locations)

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Seaports In Nigeria And Their Locations

Seaports in Nigria

The seaports in Nigeria are managed and operated by the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) which was established 1954. The Head office of the Nigerian Ports Authority is located in Marina, Lagos.

Below is the list of major seaports in Nigeria and their locations. Continue reading Seaports In Nigeria And Their Locations

Nigerian Military Ranks- Army, Air Force And Navy

Nigerian Military

Below are the ranks and symbols of the Nigerian military which is made up of the Army, Air Force and Navy.

Military Ranks of the Nigerian Army (Commissioned Officers)
[10 Ranks]
* Field Marshal- Highest rank of a commissioned officer

* General

* Lieutenant General

* Major General

* Brigadier General

* Colonel

* Lieutenant Colonel

* Major Captain

* Lieutenant (1st)

* Second Lieutenant- Lowest rank of a commissioned officer Continue reading Nigerian Military Ranks- Army, Air Force And Navy

Notable Abbreviations And Their Meanings

Important Abbreviations in Nigeria

Below are some notable acronyms/abbreviations in Nigeria and the world their meanings

* AU– African Union

* NAF– Nigeria Air Force

* NN– Nigeria Navy

* JAMB– Joint Admission and Matriculation Board

* AIDS– Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

* NPA– Nigerian Ports Authority

* ASUU– Academic Staff Union of Universities

* ASUP– Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics

* AIT– Africa Independent Television Continue reading Notable Abbreviations And Their Meanings

Ministers in Nigeria And Their Portfolios (Jonathan’s Administration- July 2011)

Goodluck Jonathan Ministers

Here is the list of ministers during the administration of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

 

MINISTRYMINISTERSTATE

* Agric and Natural Resources (State)- Bukar Tijani- Borno

* Attorney General- Justice Mohammed Bello Adoke- Kogi

* Aviation- Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi- Anambra

* Defence Bello H. Mohammed- Kebbi

* Defence (State)Erelu Olusola Obada- Osun

* Education- Ruqayyatu Rufai- Jigawa

*FCT (State)- Olajumoke Akinjide-Oyo

* Federal Capital Territory- Bala Mohammed- Bauchi

* Finance- Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala- Abia

* Finance (State)- Yerima Lawal Ngama- Yobe

* Foreign Affairs- Olugbenga Ashiru- Ogun

* Foreign Affairs (State)- Viola Onwuliri- Imo

* Health- Onyebuchi Chukwu- Ebonyi

*Information- Labaran Maku- Nasarawa

* Communication Technology- Mrs. Omobola Johnson- Ondo

* Interior- Comrade Abba Moro- Benue

* Labour- Emeka Wogu- Abia

* Mines and Steel Development- Mohammed Musa Sada- Katsina

* National Planning- Shamsudeen Usman- Kano

* Niger Delta Affairs- Godsday Orubebe- Delta

* Niger Delta Affairs (State)- Zainab Ibrahim Kuchi- Niger

* Petroleum- Diezani Alison-Madueke- Bayelsa

* Police Affairs- Caleb Olubolade- Ekiti

* Power- Chinedu Nebo took over from Bart Nnaji- Enugu

* Science and Technology- Ita Okon Bassey Ewa- Akwa Ibom

* Sports- Yusuf Sulaiman- Sokoto

* Trade and Investment- Olusegun O. Aganga- Lagos

* Trade and Investment (State)- Samuel Ioraer Ortom- Benue

* Transport- Idris A.Umar- Gombe

* Women Affairs- Zainab Maina- Adamawa

* Works- Mike Onolememen- Edo

* Works (State)- Bashir Yugudu- Zamfara

* Youth Development- Bolaji Abdullahi- Kwara

 

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Ministers in Nigeria And Their Portfolios (Buhari’s Administration- 2015)

Muhammadu Buhari's Ministers

Below is the list of the newly inaugurated ministers (and their portfolios) of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration (2015)

1. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Kano)- Minister of Interior

2. Kayode Fayemi (Ekiti)- Minister of Solid Minerals

3. Adamu Adamu (Bauchi)- Minister of Education

4. Barr. Adebayo Shittu (Oyo)- Minister of Communication

5. Chris Ngige (Anambra)- Minister of Labour & Employment

6. Sen Hadi Sirika (Katsina)- Minister of State, Aviation

7. Prof Anthony Onwuka (Imo)- Minister of State, Education

8. Solomon Dalong (Plateau)- Minister for Youth and Sports

9. Abubakar Malami (Kebbi)- Minister of Justice & Attorney-General

10. Aisha Alhassan (Taraba)- Minister of Women Affairs

11. Babatunde Fashola (Lagos)- Minister of Power, Works and Housing

12. Suleiman Adamu (Jigawa)- Minister of Water Resources

13. Kemi Adeosun (Ogun)- Minister of Finance

14. Ibe Kachikwu (Delta)- Minister of State, Petroleum

15. Osagie Ehanire (Edo)- Minister of State, Health

16. Audu Ogbeh (Benue)- Minister of Agriculture

17. Udo Udo Udoma (Akwa Ibom)- Minister of Budget & National Planning

18. Lai Mohammed (Kwara)- Minister of Information

19. Amina Mohammed (Gombe)- Minister of Environment

20. Ibrahim Usman Jibril (Nasarawa)- Minister of State, Environment

21. Hajia Khadija Bukar Ibrahim (Yobe)- Minister of State, Foreign Affairs

22. Cladius Omoleye Daramola (Ondo)- Minister of State, Niger Delta

23. Ogbonaya Onu (Ebonyi)- Minister of Science and Technology

24. Barr James Ocholi (Kogi)- Minister of State, Labour & Employment

25. Dan Ali (Zamfara)- Minister of Defence

26. Geoffrey Onyema (Enugu)- Minister of Foreign Affairs

27. Zainab Ahmed (Kaduna)- Minister of State Budget and National Planning

28. Okechukwu Enelamah (Abia)- Minister of Trade, Investment & Industry

29. Muhammadu Bello (Adamawa)- Minister of Federal Capital Territory

30. Heineken Lokpobiri (Bayelsa)- Minister of State, Agriculture

31. Aisha Abubakar (Sokoto)- Minister of State, Trade & Investment

32. Mustapha Baba Shehuri- (Bornu) Minister of State, Power

33. Rotimi Amaechi- (Rivers) Minister of Transportation

34. Pastor Usani Uguru (Cross River)- Minister of Niger Delta

35. Abubakar Bawa Bwari (Niger)- Minister of State, Solid Minerals

36. Isaac Adewole (Osun)- Minister of Health

***** President Muhammadu Buhari- Minister of Petroleum *****

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States in Nigeria and their Slogans

States in Nigeria

Here is a list of the 36 states in Nigeria and their slogans

STATESLOGAN

Abia State – God’s Own State

Adamawa State – Land of Beauty

Akwa Ibom State – Land of Promise

Anambra State – Light of the Nation Continue reading States in Nigeria and their Slogans

Full Details About The Electoral Commissions in Nigeria

Electoral commission in Nigeria

The history of the electoral commissions/ bodies in Nigeria can be traced back to the establishment of the first post-independence electoral commission in Nigeria, the Federal Electoral Commission (FEC), in 1960. Several electoral bodies have been set up after FEC
to conduct elections in Nigeria.
Here is a list of all the electoral commissions in Nigeria, their active years, chairmen and as well as the elections they conducted. Continue reading Full Details About The Electoral Commissions in Nigeria

Political Parties in the Second Republic of Nigeria

 

Unity Party of NigeriaThe presidential system of government practiced in the Second Republic of Nigeria (1979-1983) favored the existence of a multi-party system. The then Electoral commission of Nigeria, the Federal Electoral Commission (FEDECO), registered five political parties out of about 52 parties that showed up for the 1979 general elections which was to usher in the second Republic in Nigeria. The five political parties registered for the 1979 general elections were: Continue reading Political Parties in the Second Republic of Nigeria

Nigerian current affairs quiz- #4

Nigerian current affairs

Test your knowledge on Nigerian current affairs with the fifteen questions below. Kindly drop your answers in the comment box before clicking on next page which will reveal the correct answers. PLEASE NO CHEATING! Now, you’ll know you knew nothing about Nigeria.
QUESTIONS

1. Who was the first female vice chancellor in Nigerian university?

2. What does the eagle in the Nigerian coat of arm represent?

3. Nigeria is divided into how many geopolitical zones?

4. What is the first TV station in Nigeria?

5. Who composed the new Nigerian National Anthem?

6. Which State has the slogan: Centre of Commerce

7. Nigeria alongside which African country founded ECOWAS?

8. “Egbe Omo Oduduwa” metamorphosed into which political party?

9. Who was the first American President to visit Nigeria?

10. Which state is Kanji dam located?

11. Who is the current Governor of Ondo State?

12. Which year did General Sani Abacha died?

13. Profess Peller the magician was killed while praying: True/False

14. The first storey in Nigeria is located in which state?

15. Rashidi Yekeni was a Nigerian ______?

Nigerian current affairs quiz- #3

Nigerian current affairs

Test your knowledge on Nigerian current affairs with the fifteen questions below. Kindly drop your answers in the comment box before clicking on next page which will reveal the correct answers. PLEASE NO CHEATING! Now, you’ll know you knew nothing about Nigeria.
QUESTIONS

1. What is the first electoral body in Nigeria called?

2. The Second Republic in Nigeria lasted for how many years?

3. Fela Anikulapo died in which year?

4. Who was the famous man who spearheaded the Jihad war?

5. The first Nigerian national anthem was composed by who?

6. Who formed the first political party in Nigeria and in which year?

7. What does the Y shape stands for on the Nigerian shield?

8. Indirect rule was succesful in the eastern part of Nigeria. True/False

9. Which year did the mid-western region of Nigeria gained their self governance?

10. When was the first coup in Nigeria?

11. Blessing Okagbare is well known for which sport?

12. Which year was the office of the prime minister created?

13. The House of Representatives in Nigeria consist of how many members?

14. How many local government do Nigeria have?

15. The motion for self goverance was moved in 1953 by who?

Nigerian current affairs quiz- #2

Nigerian current affairs

Test your knowledge on Nigerian current affairs with the fifteen questions below. Kindly drop your answers in the comment box before clicking on next page which will reveal the correct answers. PLEASE NO CHEATING! Now, you’ll know you knew nothing about Nigeria.
QUESTIONS

1. Which political party was in power in the second republic?

2. Who composed the Biafran national anthem?

3. Who is the famous poet that died on the battlefield during the Biafran war?

4. Which head of state created the last six states in Nigeria?

5. Which year was Tafawa Balewa killed?

6. Lagos became a crown colony in what year?

7. Which year did Nigeria became a member of Opec?

8. Who was the first chairman of INEC?

9. Who is the current minister for agriculture in Nigeria?

10. Aburi accord took place in what year?

11. In which geo-political zone of Nigeria is Plateau state located?

12. Which country boarders  Nigeria in the west?

13. Prof. Wole Soyinka got a Nobel prize in which year?

14. Which state in Nigeria did river Niger and Benue meet?

15. What is the slogan of Kogi state?

Nigerian current affairs quiz- #1

Nigerian current affairs

Test your knowledge on Nigerian current affairs with the fifteen questions below. Kindly drop your answers in the comment box before clicking on next page which will reveal the correct answers. PLEASE NO CHEATING! Now, you’ll know you knew nothing about Nigeria.

QUESTIONS

1. Taiwo Akinkumi designed the Nigerian national flag in what year?

2. Who was the head of state when Kenule Saro Wiwa was executed?

3. Argungun fishing festival is celebrated in which state?

4. Who led the Nigerian Advanced Party (NAP) of the second republic?

5. In 1989, how many local government areas do Nigeria have?

6. Aba women’s riot took place in what year?

7. The first newspaper in Nigeria was called?

8. Abuja became the FCT in what year?

9. Who is the youngest military to become the head of state?

10. Who was the ADC to Gen Aguiyi Ironsi?

11. Lagos Youth Movement (LYM) was succeeded by which political party?

12. Who was the last British Governor General of Nigeria?

13. NYSC was established in what year?

14. Which year did Nigeria became a republic?

15. Which year was the Jihad war fought?