Month: February 2017

List of Nigerian President and Vice Presidents from 1966 till Date

  Nigeria is indeed a fortunate country, blessed with great individual who had served the country. Below is the list of the president, vice president, president/Head of state,type of Government and year respectively.   Vice President President/Head of State Type of Government Year Babafemi Ogundipe Aguiyi Ironsi Military 16/1/1966- 29/7/1966 Joseph Edet A. Wey Yakubu Gowon […]

Who named Nigeria and in what Year?

Who named Nigeria and in what Year? is a question which supposed to be known by all Nigerians but it sadden the heart to know that most of Nigerian did not know it. Nigeria is a name that comes into existence after the amalgamation of the southerners and northerners in 1914 by the Britain (colonial master). Nigeria […]

List and map of Geopolitical Zones with their states in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country with six (6) geopolitical zones created during the regime of President Ibrahim Babaginda. Below is the list of geopolitical zones with their states. North Central: it is also called middles belt and consist of 6 states which includes Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau,and FCT (Federal Capital Territory Abuja and environ) […]

What does Nigeria mean?

People keep asking What does Nigeria mean, Nigeria is a country on the coast of West Africa; the population of above 150,000,000 (est. 2009); languages are English (official), Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, and others; capital, Abuja. The name was coined in the 19 century by British journalist Flora Shaw, who later married Baron Frederick Lugard, a British colonial administrator(the […]