The name Nigeria was given by Mrs. Flora Shawn (Lord Luggard's) Wife in 1898. Nigeria! A giant on the continent of Africa, populated with an estimate population of 140,000,000 people. The most populated country in African continent. Nigeria's population is a mix of over 250 tribes and the former three regions of the East, West, North, has abundant human mineral resources.


Nigeria borders are: Atlantic Ocean on the South, Cameroun on the East, Niger Republic on the North and Benin Republic on the West.

The National Anthem

Arise, O compatriots, Nigeria's call obey To serve our fatherland With love and Strength and Faith The labour of our heroes past Shall never be in vain To serve with heart and might One nation bound in freedom.

Peace and Unity

O God of creation, direct our noble cause, Guide our leaders right, Help our youth the truth to know in love and honesty to grow and living just and true Great  lofty heights attain To build a nation where Peace and justice reign

The National Pledge

I pledge to Nigeria  my country to be faithful, loyal and honest to serve Nigeria with all my strength to defend her unity And uphold her honour and glory
So help me God.

The National Flag

The Nigeria National Flag is divided vertically into three equal parts the central part is white, symbolizing peace and Unity, and the two outer parts which are green symbolize the nation's vast agricultural wealth.

The flag was designed by an artist name Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi

State Creation in Nigeria

1. May 27th 1967-Gen. Yakubu Gowon created 12 state

2. Feb. 3rd 1976-Gen. Murtala Muhammed created 7 state

3. Sept. 23rd 1987-Gen. Ibrahim Babangida created 2 state

4. Aug. 27th 1991-Gen. Ibrahim Babangida 9 States

5. Oct. 1st 1996-Gen. Sani Abacha created 6 States

Nigeria Armed Forces

1. 1863 Nigerian Army was established

2. 1962 Nigerian Army was re-established

3. 1861 Nigerian Police was established

4. 1956 Nigerian Navy was established

5. 1964 Nigerian Air Force was established

Great Visitors To Nigeria

1. 14 feb. 1956, Queen Elizabeth visited Nigeria.

2. April 1978, Jimmy Carter (American President) visited Nigeria.

3. 13th May 1990, Dr. Nelson Mandela Visited Nigeria

4. 26th Aug. 2000, Bill Clinton of American President Visited Nigeria.

5. 6th 8th Dec. 2003 Queen Elizabeth visited Nigeria.

6. 12th Feb. 1982 Pope John Paul ll visited Nigeria.

List of Some Assassinated People In Nigeria

1. Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, (1966), Prime Minister of Nigeria Killed during military colup

2. Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, (1996)

3. Adekule Fajuyi, (1996)

4. Samuel Akintola, (1966)

5. Johnson Aguiyi-ironsi, (1966), military Head of State

6. Murtala Ramat Mohammed, (1976) Head of State

7. Dele Giwa, (1986), Journalist

8. Ken Saro-Wiwa, (1995), activist

9. Funsho Williams (2006)

10. Ayo Daramola (2006)

The Most Populated Countries in The World 2019.

1. China 1,389,618,778

2. India 1,311,559,204

3. United States 331,883,986

4. Indonesia 264,935,824

5. Pakistan 210,797,836

6. Brazil 210,301,591

7. Nigeria 208,679,114

8. Bangladesh 161,062,905

9. Russia 141,944,641

10. Mexico 127,318,112

The Names of  36 States In Nigeria

Abia StateUmuahia
Adamawa StateYola
Akwa Ibom StateUyo
Anambra StateAwka
Bauchi StateBauchi
Bayelsa StateYenagoa
Benue StateMakurdi
Borno StateMaiduguri
Cross River StateCalabar
Delta StateAsaba
Ebonyi StateAbakaliki
Edo StateBenin City
Ekiti StateAdo-Ekiti
Enugu StateEnugu
Federal Capital TerritoryAbuja
Gombe StateGombe
Imo StateOwerri
Jigawa StateDutse
Kaduna StateKaduna
Kano StateKano
Katsina StateKatsina
Kebbi StateBirnin Kebbi
Kogi StateLokoja
Kwara StateIlorin
Lagos StateIkeja
Nasarawa StateLafia
Niger StateMinna
Ogun StateAbeokuta
Ondo StateAkure
Osun StateOshogbo
Oyo StateIbadan
Plateau StateJos
Rivers StatePort Harcourt
Sokoto StateSokoto
Taraba StateJalingo
Yobe StateDamaturu
Zamfara State

Useful information​

1. PAN​
Permanent Account Number.

2. PDF​
Portable Document format.

3. SIM​
Subscriber Identity Module.

4. ATM​
Automated Teller Machine.

5. IFSC​
Indian Financial System Code.

6. FSSAI(Fssai)
Food Safety & Standards
Authority of India.

7. Wi-Fi​
Wireless Fidelity.

Global Organization Of
Oriented Group
Language Of Earth.

Yet Another Hierarchical
Officious Oracle.

Wide Interactive Network
Development for
Office work Solution.

Oriented Machine.
Particularly United
and used under Technical
and Educational Research.

12. VIRUS​
Vital Information
Resources Under Siege.

13. UMTS​
Mobile Telecommunicati ons

Active-Matrix Organic Light-
Emitting diode.

15. OLED​
Light-Emitting diode.

16. IMEI​
International Mobile
Equipment Identity.

17. ESN​
Serial Number.

18. UPS​
Power Supply.

19. HDMI​
Multimedia Interface.

20. VPN​
Virtual Private Network.

21. APN​
Access Point Name.

22. LED​
Light Emitting Diode.

23. DLNA​
Living Network Alliance.

24. RAM​
Random Access Memory.

25. ROM​
Read only memory.

26. VGA​
Video Graphics Array.

27. QVGA​
Quarter Video
Graphics Array.

28. WVGA​
Wide video Graphics Array.

29. WXGA​
Widescreen Extended
Graphics Array.

30. USB​
Universal Serial Bus.

31. WLAN​
Local Area Network.

32. PPI​
Pixels Per Inch.

33. LCD​
Liquid Crystal Display.

34. HSDPA​
High Speed Down link
Aacket Access.

35. HSUPA​
High-Speed Uplink
Packet Access.

36. HSPA​
High Speed
Packet Access.

37. GPRS​
General Packet
Radio Service.

38. EDGE​
Enhanced Data Rates
for Globa Evolution.

39. NFC​
Field Communication.
40. OTG​

41. S-LCD​
Super Liquid
Crystal Display.

42. O.S​
Operating System.
43. SNS​
Social Network Service.

44. H.S​

45. P.O.I​
Point Of Interest.

46. GPS​
Positioning System.

47. DVD​
Digital Video Disk.

48. DTP​
Desk Top Publishing.

49. DNSE​
Natural Sound Engine.

50. OVI​
Ohio Video Intranet.

51. CDMA​
Code Division
Multiple Access.

52. WCDMA​
Wide-band Code
Division Multiple Access.

53. GSM​
Global System
for Mobile Communications.

54. DIVX​
Digital Internet
Video Access.

55. APK​
Public Key.

56. J2ME​
Java 2
Micro Edition.

57. SIS​
Installation Source.

58. DELL​
Digital Electronic
Link Library.

59. ACER​
Experimentation Reflection.

60. RSS​
Simple Syndication.

61. TFT​
Thin Film Transistor.

62. AMR​

63. MPEG​
Moving Pictures
Experts Group.

64. IVRS​
Voice Response System.

65. HP​
Hewlett Packard.

Do we know actual full form​
of some words???​

North East West South
Past and Present
Events Report.

67. CHESS =​

68. COLD =​

69. JOKE =​
Joy of Kids

70. AIM =​
Ambition in Mind

71. DATE =​
Day and Time Evolution.

72. EAT =​
Energy and Taste.

73. TEA =​
Taste and Energy

74. PEN =​
Power Enriched in Nib.

75. SMILE =​
Sweet Memories
in Lips Expression.

76. ETC. =​
End of
Thinking Capacity.

77. OK =​
Objection Killed.

78. Or =​
Orl Korec
(Greek Word)

79. Bye =​
Be with You Everytime.

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This Geography was last updated on: Monday, September 16, 2019.