1001 Nigeria Current Affairs Questions and Answers

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Who was the first woman to drive a car?

Mrs. Olufunmilayo Ramsome Kuti

Who is the current traditional ruler of Benin?

Oba Ewuare II

How many Obas of Benin have ruled since the Oba dynasty?

40 Obas

Who was the first Nigerian to speak a foreign language?

Oba Esigie of Benin

Who is the youngest Governor to rule in Nigeria?

Chukwuebuka Anisiobi

Who is considered the founder of Nigerian nationalism?

Herbert Macaulay

What does the eagle in the Nigerian coat of arms symbolize?

Strength

When was Nigeria's Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) established?

2011

What happened to traditional rulers as a result of local government reforms?

They were restricted to ceremonial roles

In a parliamentary system, who ensures party discipline and attendance during voting sessions?

Whip

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Nigerian Current Affairs

  • Mrs. Chinyere Onyemucheya was the first woman to be a pilot in Nigeria.
  • Mrs. Olufunmiloyo Ramsome Kuti was the first woman to drive a car in Nigeria.
  • Mrs. Rosemary Ukeje was the first woman to be a Judge in Nigeria.

Benin Kingdom

  • Oba Esigie of Benin was the first Nigerian to speak a foreign language.
  • There have been 40 Obas of Benin so far.
  • Benin had both the Oba and Ogiso Dynasties.

Young Achievers

  • Chukwuebuka Anisiobi is the youngest Governor to rule in Nigeria at the age of 16.
  • John Payton was the youngest Judge in the whole world at the age of 18.

Oldest Bride and Groom

  • Minnie Munro was the oldest bride in the world, marrying at the age of 102.
  • Harry Stevens was the oldest groom in the world, marrying at the age of 103.

Politics

  • Herbert Macauly Olayinka Heelas Badmus Macaulay formed the first political party in Nigeria.
  • The eagle in the Nigerian coat of arms represents Strength.

NCDC

  • The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was established in 2011.

Government

  • Traditional rulers were restricted to ceremonial roles by the local government reforms of 1976.
  • Whips are officials of a political party whose task is to ensure party discipline in a legislature.
  • A system in which no single person serves as the chief executive is known as Collegial.

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