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1 Top offices and office holders

1. The First Citizen in Nigeria: This position is held by the President who is elected and occupies the highest seat in the land. His position as the number one citizen in Nigeria is outlined in the constitution.
Nigeria's president is: Muhammadu Buhari

2. The Second Citizen in Nigeria: This position is held by the Vice President who is the number two citizen in Nigeria.
Nigeria's vice president is: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

3. The Third Citizen: The Senate president holds this position as the number three citizen in the hierarchy of leadership structure in Nigeria. He is the head of the National Assembly and presides over the upper chambers of the legislative arm of government.
Nigeria's senate president is: Abubakar Bukola Saraki

4. The Fourth Citizen: The number four citizen in Nigeria is occupied by the speaker of the house of representative. He presides over the lower chamber of the legislative arm of government.
Nigeria's speaker of the house of representative is: Yakubu Dogara

2 3 arms of Nigerian government

The three arms of the federal government of Nigeria are the:
- executive
- legislature
- judiciary.
The executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is held by the real government and the two chambers of the legislature: the House of Representatives and the Senate. Together, the two chambers make up the law-making body in Nigeria, called the National Assembly, which serves as a check on the executive arm of government. The highest judiciary arm of government in Nigeria is the Supreme Court of Nigeria which was created after independence.

3 Senate of Nigeria

Nigeria has 109 senators. The 36 states are each divided in 3 senatorial districts each electing one senator; the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.

4 Nigeria National Assembly

The National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a bicameral legislature established under section 4 of the Nigerian Constitution. It consists of a Senate with 109 members and a 360-member House of Representatives. Nigeria National Assembly of Nigeria, modeled after the federal Congress of the United States, has among its functons to guarantee equal representation of the 36 states of Nigeria irrespective of size in the Senate and proportional representation of population in the House.

5 House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is the lower house of Nigeria's bicameral National Assembly. The Senate is the upper house.
The current House of Representatives has a total of 360 members who are elected in single-member constituencies using the simple majority (or first-past-the-post) system. Just like the governors and most political positions in Nigeria, House Members serve four-year terms. The Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the house.

6 Coat of arms of Nigeria

In the coat of arms of Nigeria,
The black shield with a wavy white pall symbolizes the meeting of the Niger and Benue Rivers at Lokoja,
The black shield represents Nigeria's fertile soil,
The two supporting horses or chargers on each side represent dignity,
The eagle represents strength,
The green and white bands on the top of the shield represent the rich soil.
The red flowers at the base are Costus spectabilis, Nigeria's national flower. This flower was chosen for inclusion in the coat of arms as it is found all over Nigeria and also stand for the beauty of the nation.
Then around the base is Nigeria's national motto: "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress" (formerly "Peace, Unity, Freedom").

7 Nigeria's national motto

Nigeria's national motto is "Unity and Faith, Peace and Progress" (formerly "Peace, Unity, Freedom").

8 Military ranks of Nigeria

Military ranks of Nigeria - Army Ranks

Note: This ranks are in ascending order. That is, from lowest ranks at top to highest rank at bottom.
11. Second Lieutenant
10. First Lieutenant
9. Captain
8. Major
7. Lieutenant Colonel
6. Colonel
5. Brigadier General
4. Major General
3. Lieutenant General
2. General
1. Field Marshal

Military ranks of Nigeria - Army Ranks for non-commissioned officers

Note: This ranks are in ascending order. That is, from lowest ranks at top to highest rank at bottom.
8. Recruit
7. Private
6. Lance-corporal
5. Corporal
4. Sergeant
3. Staff Sergeant
2. Warrant Officer Class II
1. Warrant Officer Class I

Military ranks of Nigeria - Navy Ranks

Note: This ranks are in ascending order. That is, from lowest ranks at top to highest rank at bottom.
11. Midshipman
10. Sub lieutenant
9. Lieutenant
8. Lieutenant commander
7. Commander
6. Captain
5. Commodore
4. Rear admiral
3. Vice Admiral
2. Admiral
1. Admiral of the Fleet

Military ranks of Nigeria - Air force Ranks

Note: This ranks are in ascending order. That is, from lowest ranks at top to highest rank at bottom.
11. Pilot Officer
10. Flying Officer
9. Flight Lieutenant
8. Squadron Leader
7. Wing Commander
6. Group Captain
5. Air Commodore
4. Air Vice-Marshal
3. Air Marshal
2. Air Chief Marshal
1. Marshal of the Air Force

9 Local government areas of Nigeria

There are 774 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria. Below is the list of the local governments and their states.
STATES LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS
Federal Capital Territory Gwagwalada, Kuje, Abaji, Abuja Municipal, Bwari, Kwali
Abia Aba North, Aba South, Arochukwu, Bende, Ikwuano, Isiala-Ngwa North, Isiala-Ngwa South, Isuikwato, Obi Nwa, Ohafia, Osisioma, Ngwa, Ugwunagbo, Ukwa East, Ukwa West, Umuahia North, Umuahia South, Umu-Neochi
Adamawa Demsa, Fufore, Ganaye, Gireri, Gombi, Guyuk, Hong, Jada, Lamurde, Madagali, Maiha, Mayo-Belwa, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Numan, Shelleng, Song, Toungo, Yola North, Yola South
Akwa Ibom Abak, Eastern Obolo, Eket, Esit Eket, Essien Udim, Etim Ekpo, Etinan, Ibeno, Ibesikpo Asutan, Ibiono Ibom, Ika, Ikono, Ikot Abasi, Ikot Ekpene, Ini, Itu, Mbo, Mkpat Enin, Nsit Atai, Nsit Ibom, Nsit Ubium, Obot Akara, Okobo, Onna, Oron, Oruk Anam, Udung Uko, Ukanafun, Uruan, Urue-Offong/Oruko, Uyo
Anambra Aguata, Anambra East, Anambra West, Anaocha, Awka North, Awka South, Ayamelum, Dunukofia, Ekwusigo, Idemili North, Idemili south, Ihiala, Njikoka, Nnewi North, Nnewi South, Ogbaru, Onitsha North, Onitsha South, Orumba North, Orumba South, Oyi
Bauchi Alkaleri, Bauchi, Bogoro, Damban, Darazo, Dass, Ganjuwa, Giade, Itas/Gadau, Jama’are, Katagum, Kirfi, Misau, Ningi, Shira, Tafawa-Balewa, Toro, Warji, Zaki
Bayelsa Brass, Ekeremor, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Nembe, Ogbia, Sagbama, Southern Jaw, Yenegoa
Benue Ado, Agatu, Apa, Buruku, Gboko, Guma, Gwer East, Gwer West, Katsina-Ala, Konshisha, Kwande, Logo, Makurdi, Obi, Ogbadibo, Oju, Okpokwu, Ohimini, Oturkpo, Tarka, Ukum, Ushongo, Vandeikya
Bornu  Abadam, Askira/Uba, Bama, Bayo, Biu, Chibok, Damboa, Dikwa, Gubio, Guzamala, Gwoza, Hawul, Jere, Kaga, Kala/Balge, Konduga, Kukawa, Kwaya Kusar, Mafa, Magumeri, Maiduguri, Marte, Mobbar, Monguno, Ngala, Nganzai, Shani
Cross River  Akpabuyo, Odukpani, Akamkpa, Biase, Abi, Ikom, Yarkur, Odubra, Boki, Ogoja, Yala, Obanliku, Obudu, Calabar South, Etung, Bekwara, Bakassi, Calabar Municipality
Delta Oshimili, Aniocha, Aniocha South, Ika South, Ika North-East, Ndokwa West, Ndokwa East, Isoko south, Isoko North, Bomadi, Burutu, Ughelli South, Ughelli North, Ethiope West, Ethiope East, Sapele, Okpe, Warri North, Warri South, Uvwie, Udu, Warri Central, Ukwani, Oshimili North, Patani
Ebonyi  Afikpo South, Afikpo North, Onicha, Ohaozara, Abakaliki, Ishielu, lkwo, Ezza, Ezza South, Ohaukwu, Ebonyi, Ivo
Edo Esan North-East, Esan Central, Esan West, Egor, Ukpoba, Central, Etsako Central, Igueben, Oredo, Ovia SouthWest, Ovia South-East, Orhionwon, Uhunmwonde, Etsako East, Esan South-East
Ekiti Ado, Ekiti-East, Ekiti-West, Emure/Ise/Orun, Ekiti South-West, Ikare, Irepodun, Ijero,, Ido/Osi, Oye, Ikole, Moba, Gbonyin, Efon, Ise/Orun, Ilejemeje.
Enugu Enugu South,, Igbo-Eze South, Enugu North, Nkanu, Udi Agwu, Oji-River, Ezeagu, IgboEze North, Isi-Uzo, Nsukka, Igbo-Ekiti, Uzo-Uwani, Enugu Eas, Aninri, Nkanu East, Udenu.
Gombe Akko, Balanga, Billiri, Dukku, Kaltungo, Kwami, Shomgom, Funakaye, Gombe, Nafada/Bajoga, Yamaltu/Delta.
Imo Aboh-Mbaise, Ahiazu-Mbaise, Ehime-Mbano, Ezinihitte, Ideato North, Ideato South, Ihitte/Uboma, Ikeduru, Isiala Mbano, Isu, Mbaitoli, Mbaitoli, Ngor-Okpala, Njaba, Nwangele, Nkwerre, Obowo, Oguta, Ohaji/Egbema, Okigwe, Orlu, Orsu, Oru East, Oru West, Owerri-Municipal, Owerri North, Owerri West
Jigawa Auyo, Babura, Birni Kudu, Biriniwa, Buji, Dutse, Gagarawa, Garki, Gumel, Guri, Gwaram, Gwiwa, Hadejia, Jahun, Kafin Hausa, Kaugama Kazaure, Kiri Kasamma, Kiyawa, Maigatari, Malam Madori, Miga, Ringim, Roni, Sule-Tankarkar, Taura, Yankwashi
Kaduna Birni-Gwari, Chikun, Giwa, Igabi, Ikara, jaba, Jema’a, Kachia, Kaduna North, Kaduna South, Kagarko, Kajuru, Kaura, Kauru, Kubau, Kudan, Lere, Makarfi, Sabon-Gari, Sanga, Soba, Zango-Kataf, Zaria
Kano Ajingi, Albasu, Bagwai, Bebeji, Bichi, Bunkure, Dala, Dambatta, Dawakin Kudu, Dawakin Tofa, Doguwa, Fagge, Gabasawa, Garko, Garum, Mallam, Gaya, Gezawa, Gwale, Gwarzo, Kabo, Kano Municipal, Karaye, Kibiya, Kiru, kumbotso, Kunchi, Kura, Madobi, Makoda, Minjibir, Nasarawa, Rano, Rimin Gado, Rogo, Shanono, Sumaila, Takali, Tarauni, Tofa, Tsanyawa, Tudun Wada, Ungogo, Warawa, Wudil
Katsina Bakori, Batagarawa, Batsari, Baure, Bindawa, Charanchi, Dandume, Danja, Dan Musa, Daura, Dutsi, Dutsin-Ma, Faskari, Funtua, Ingawa, Jibia, Kafur, Kaita, Kankara, Kankia, Katsina, Kurfi, Kusada, Mai’Adua, Malumfashi, Mani, Mashi, Matazuu, Musawa, Rimi, Sabuwa, Safana, Sandamu, Zango
Kebbi Aleiro, Arewa-Dandi, Argungu, Augie, Bagudo, Birnin Kebbi, Bunza, Dandi, Fakai, Gwandu, Jega, Kalgo, Koko/Besse, Maiyama, Ngaski, Sakaba, Shanga, Suru, Wasagu/Danko, Yauri, Zuru
Kogi Adavi, Ajaokuta, Ankpa, Bassa, Dekina, Ibaji, Idah, Igalamela-Odolu, Ijumu, Kabba/Bunu, Kogi, Lokoja, Mopa-Muro, Ofu, Ogori/Mangongo, Okehi, Okene, Olamabolo, Omala, Yagba East, Yagba West
Kwara Asa, Baruten, Edu, Ekiti, Ifelodun, Ilorin East, Ilorin West, Irepodun, Isin, Kaiama, Moro, Offa, Oke-Ero, Oyun, Pategi
Lagos Agege, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Alimosho, Amuwo-Odofin, Apapa, Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju/Lekki, Ifako-Ijaye, Ikeja, Ikorodu, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Lagos Mainland, Mushin, Ojo, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere
Nasarawa Akwanga, Awe, Doma, Karu, Keana, Keffi, Kokona, Lafia, Nasarawa, Nasarawa-Eggon, Obi, Toto, Wamba
Niger Agaie, Agwara, Bida, Borgu, Bosso, Chanchaga, Edati, Gbako, Gurara, Katcha, Kontagora, Lapai, Lavun, Magama, Mariga, Mashegu, Mokwa, Muya, Pailoro, Rafi, Rijau, Shiroro, Suleja, Tafa, Wushishi
Ogun Abeokuta North, Abeokuta South, Ado-Odo/Ota, Egbado North, Egbado South, Ewekoro, Ifo, Ijebu East, Ijebu North, Ijebu North East, Ijebu Ode, Ikenne, Imeko-Afon, Ipokia, Obafemi-Owode, Ogun Waterside, Odeda, Odogbolu, Remo North, Shagamu
Ondo Akoko North East, Akoko North West, Akoko South Akure East, Akoko South West, Akure North, Akure South, Ese-Odo, Idanre, Ifedore, Ilaje, Ile-Oluji, Okeigbo, Irele, Odigbo, Okitipupa, Ondo East, Ondo West, Ose, Owo
Osun Aiyedade, Aiyedire, Atakumosa East, Atakumosa West, Boluwaduro, Boripe, Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore, Ejigbo, Ife Central, Ife East, Ife North, Ife South, Ifedayo, Ifelodun, Ila, Ilesha East, Ilesha West, Irepodun, Irewole, Isokan, Iwo, Obokun, Odo-Otin, Ola-Oluwa, Olorunda, Oriade, Orolu, Osogbo
Oyo Afijio, Akinyele, Atiba, Atigbo, Egbeda, IbadanCentral, Ibadan North, Ibadan North West, Ibadan South East, Ibadan South West, Ibarapa Central, Ibarapa East, Ibarapa North, Ido, Irepo, Iseyin, Itesiwaju, Iwajowa, Kajola, Lagelu Ogbomosho North, Ogbmosho South, Ogo Oluwa, Olorunsogo, Oluyole, Ona-Ara, Orelope, Ori Ire, Oyo East, Oyo West, Saki East, Saki West, Surulere
Plateau Barikin Ladi, Bassa, Bokkos, Jos East, Jos North, Jos South, Kanam, Kanke, Langtang North, Langtang South, Mangu, Mikang, Pankshin, Qua’an Pan, Riyom, Shendam, Wase
Rivers Abua/Odual, Ahoada East, Ahoada West, Akuku Toru, Andoni, Asari-Toru, Bonny, Degema, Emohua, Eleme, Etche, Gokana, Ikwerre, Khana, Obia/Akpor, Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni, Ogu/Bolo, Okrika, Omumma, Opobo/Nkoro, Oyigbo, Port-Harcourt, Tai
Sokoto Binji, Bodinga, Dange-shnsi, Gada, Goronyo, Gudu, Gawabawa, Illela, Isa, Kware, kebbe, Rabah, Sabon birni, Shagari, Silame, Sokoto North, Sokoto South, Tambuwal, Tqngaza, Tureta, Wamako, Wurno, Yabo
Taraba Ardo-kola, Bali, Donga, Gashaka, Cassol, Ibi, Jalingo, Karin-Lamido, Kurmi, Lau, Sardauna, Takum, Ussa, Wukari, Yorro, Zing
Yobe Bade, Bursari, Damaturu, Fika, Fune, Geidam, Gujba, Gulani, Jakusko, Karasuwa, Karawa, Machina, Nangere, Nguru Potiskum, Tarmua, Yunusari, Yusufari
Zamfara Anka, Bakura, Birnin Magaji, Bukkuyum, Bungudu, Gummi, Gusau, Kaura, Namoda, Maradun, Maru, Shinkafi, Talata Mafara, Tsafe, Zurmi



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