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## What is a structure used by mudskipper to walk on land?

The correct answer is (b) pectoral fin

The correct answer is (b) pectoral fin

See less## Complete Nigeria Current Affairs (Latest)

COLONIAL MASTERS WHO RULED NIGERIA BEFORE INDEPENDENCE BETWEEN 1914-1960 Sir Fredrick Lord Lugard [1914-1919] Sir Hugh Clifford [1919-1925] Sir Creamer Thompson [1925-1931] Sir Bernard Richard [1935-1943] Sir Arthur Richard [1943-1948] Sir John McPherson [1948-1958] Sir James Robertson [1958-1960] TRead more

COLONIAL MASTERS WHO RULED NIGERIA BEFORE INDEPENDENCE BETWEEN 1914-1960Sir Fredrick Lord Lugard [1914-1919]

Sir Hugh Clifford [1919-1925]

Sir Creamer Thompson [1925-1931]

Sir Bernard Richard [1935-1943]

Sir Arthur Richard [1943-1948]

Sir John McPherson [1948-1958]

Sir James Robertson [1958-1960]

THE PAST HEADS OF STATE/PRESIDENTS FROM THE 1st REPUBLIC IN NIGERIA TO DATE NAME & PERIODNnamdi B. Azikiwe

1st June 1963 – Jan 15th 1966

(1st Republic)

Gen. Johnson Aguiyi Ironsi

Jan. 15th 1966 – Jul. 29th 1966

Yakubu Gowan

July 29th 1966 – July 29th 1975

Murtala Mohammed

July 29th 1975– Feb. 13th 1976

Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo

Feb. 13th 1975 – Sep. 30th 1979

Alhaji Shehu Shagari

Oct. 1st 1979 – Dec. 30th 1983

(2nd Republic)

Muhammadu Buhari

Dec. 13th 1983 – Aug. 27th 1985

Ibrahim B. Babangida

Aug. 27th 1985 – Aug. 26th 1993

(3rd Republic) Abortive

Chief Ernest Shonekan

Aug. 26th 1993 – Nov. 17th 1993

Sani Abacha

Nov. 17th 1993 – June 8th 1998

A. Abubakar

June 8th 1998 – May 29th 1999

Chief Olusegun A. Obasanjo

May 29th 1999 – May 29th 2007

(4th Republic)

Alhaji Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

May 29th 2007 – 2010

Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

May 2010 – May 2015

Muhammadu Buhari

May 2015 to date

THE 3 ARMS OF GOVERNMENT/NAME OF NIGERIANS OCCUPYING EACH POSITIONEXECUTIVEGen. Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR

President, Fed. Rep. of Nigeria

Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)

Vice President. Fed. Rep. of Nigeria

LEGISLATUREAhmed Lawan

Senate President

Femi Gbajabiamila

Speaker House of Rep.

Ovie Omo-Agege

Deputy Senate President

Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy Speaker House of Rep.

JUDICIARYIbrahim Tanko Mohammed CJN

Chief Justice of the Federation

Abubakar B. Mahmoudi (SAN)

President Nigeria Bar Association

Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa

President of Appeal Court

SERVICE CHIEFSGen. Abayomi G. Olonishakin

Chief of Defence Staff (Ekiti State)

Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai

Chief of Army Staff (Borno State)

Vice Admiral Iboke-Ete Ekwe Ibas

Chief of Air Staff (Bauchi State)

HEAD OF LAW ENFORCEMENT PARAMILITARY AND INTELLIGENCEAbubakar Adamu Mohammed

Inspector General of Police

Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (RTD)

Comptroller General Custom Service (Gombe State)

Mr. Muhammed Babandede

Comptroller General Immigraton Service (Nasarawa State)

Ahmed Ja’afaru

Comptroller General Prisons

Abdullahi Muhammadu

Commandant Gen. NSCDC

Yusud Magaji Bichi

DG SSS

Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi

Corps Marshal FRSC

APPOINTED REPRESENTATIVES IN SOME POLITICAL OFFICESBoss Gida Mustapha

Sec. to the Government of the Federation

Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan

Ag. Head of Civil Service of Federation

Alh. Ahmed Idris

Accountant Gen. of Federation

Anthony Nkpe

Auditor Gen. of Federation

Alh. Abba Kyari

Chief of Staff (Borno State)

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to the President

Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant for Media & Publicity

NAMES OF MINISTERS, PORTFOLIOS & STATESMuhammadu Buhari

HM, Petroleum (Katsina)

Timipri Sylva

HMS, Petroleum (Bayelsa)

Muhammed Musa Bello

HM, FCT (Adamawa)

Ramatu Tijani

HMS, FCT (Kogi)

Godswill Akpabio

HM, Niger Delta (Akwa Ibom)

Tayo Alasoadura

HMS, Niger Delta (Delta)

Chris Ngige

HM, Labour & Employment (Anambra)

Festus Keyamo

HMS. Labour & Employment (Delta)

Sharon Ikeazor

HM, Environment (Anambra)

Muhammed Muhmood

HMS, Environment (Kaduna)

Adamu Adamu

HM, Education (Bauchi)

Emeka Nwajiuba

HMS, Education (Imo)

George Akume

HM, Special Duties (Benue)

Richard Adeniyi

HM, Industry Trade & Investment (Ekiti)

Maryam Katagum

HMS, Industry

Mustapha Baba Sheburi

HM, Agriculture & Rural Development

Sabo Nanono

HMS, Agriculture & Rural Development (Kano)

Sale Mamman

HM, Power (Taraba)

Goody Jedy Agba

HMS, Power (Cross River)

Ogbonnaya Onu

HM, Science & Technology (Ebonyi)

Muhammed H. Abdullahi

HMS, Science & Technology (Nasarawa)

Osagie Ehanire

HM, Health (Edo)

Adeleke Mamora

HMS, Health (Lagos)

Clement Agba

HMS, Budget (Edo)

Geoffery Onyeama

HM, Foreign Affairs (Enugu)

Zubair Dada

HMS, Foreign Affairs (Niger State)

Ali Isa Pantami

HM, Communication (Gombe)

Suleiman Adamu

HM, Water Resources (Jigawa)

Zainab Ahmed

HM, Finance (Kaduna)

Bashir Salihi Magashi

HM, Defence (Kano)

Hadi Sirika

HM, Aviation (Katsina)

Abubakar Malami

HM, Justice/Attorney Gen. of the Federation (Kebbi)

Lai Mohammed

HM, Information & Culture (Kwara)

Rotimi Amaechi

HM, Transportation (Rivers)

Gbemisola Saraki

HMS, Transportation (Kwara)

Babatunde Fashola

HM, Works & Housing (Lagos)

Abubaka D. Aliyu

HMS, Works & Housing (Yobe)

Olamilekan Adegbite

HM, Mines & Steel Development (Ogun)

Ikechukwu Ogah

HMS, Mines & Steel Development (Abia)

Rauf Aregbesola

HM, Interior (Osun)

Sunday Dare

HM, Youth & Sport (Oyo)

Paulen Tellen

HM, Women Affairs (Plateau)

Maigari Dingladi

HM, Police Affairs (Sokoto)

Sadiya Umar Faruk

HM, Humanitarian Affairs & Disaster Management (Zamfara)

HEAD OF GOVERNMENT AGENCY/PARASATALSMahmood Yakubu

INEC National Chairman

Melo Kolo Kyari

G.M.D NNPC

Godwin Emefiele

C.B.N Governor

Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim

DG NYSC

Moji Christianah Adeyeye

DG NAFDAC

Biodun Ogunyemi

ASSU President

Bolaji Owasanye

ICPC Chairman

Abubakar B. Mahmoudi

NBA President

Oscar Onyema

DG NSE

Ibrahim Magu

EFCC Chairman

Ayuba Waba

Nigeria Labour Congress Presient

Quadri Olaleye

President TUC

Abdul Zabair

DG SEC

Muhammad Abdallah

NDLEA Chairman

Michael A. Olukoya

President NUT

Bayo Onanuga

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Pius Odubu

NDDC Chairman

Bernard O. Okumagba

NDDC MD

William B. Fowler

Chairman FIRS

Garba Abari

National Orientation Agency (NOA)

Abdulwaheed Odusile

NUJ President

Dakuku Peterside

DG NIMASA

Ishaq Modibo Kawu

DG Nigeria Broadcasting Commission (NUC)

Mansur Liman

DG Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN)

Yakubu Mohammed

DG Nigerian Television Authority (NTA)

Osita Okechukwu

DG Voice of Nigeria (VON)

Paul Angya

Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON)

MODES OF ADDRESS/OFFICER TITLESPresident/Governor – His Excellency

Common Wealth High Commissioner/Foreign Ambassador – Your Excellency

Minister/Commissioners – Honourable

Judges – Your Lordship

Magistrates – Your Worship

Queens – Your Majesty

Emperors – Your Imperial Majesty

Crown Princes – Your Royal Highness

Kings – His Royal Highness (HRH)

Activist/Unionist – Comrades

Legislators/Chairman of Local Government – Your Honourable

IMPORTANT DATES BEFORE INDEPENDENCE IN NIGERIANigeria was given the Name Niger Area by Miss Flora Shaw in 1898

The first railway line in Nigeria was constructed from Lagos to Ibadan in 1901

The first main truck road was constructed from Lagos to Ibadan in 1905

Nigeria’s Capital was moved from Calabar to Lagos in 1906

Nigeria was Amalgamated by Sir Lord Lugard in 1914

The West African National Congress was formed in 1920

The first legislative council was formed in 1922

Herbert Macaulay founded the Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP) in 1923

Aba Women riot was in 1929

The National council of Nigeria and Cameroun (NCNC) was formed by Herbert Macaulay who became its president while Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe served as the secretary in 1944

Herbert Macaulay died ande Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe became the president of NCPC in 1946

Richard constitution was introduced in 1946

The University College Ibadan was open 1948

Chief Anthony Enahoro moved the motion for Nigeria’s Independence in the House of Assembly on 1st April 1953

Queen Elisabeth visited Nigeria in 1956

Regional self-government was granted to the then Eastern and Western Region of Nigeria in 1957

Nation’s cup championship started in 1957

The Apex Bank of Nigeria (The Central Bank) was established and opened for operation 1st July 1958

The Nigerian Television Authority (N.T.A) was established by the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo at Ibadan in 1959

Nigeria held her first national election to set up an independent government. Northern Nigeria won most of the seats of parliament in 1959

IMPORTANT DATES AFTER INDEPENDENCE IN NIGERIA1ST 1960 Nigeria got her independence and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe became the first Governor General while Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa became the first prime minister.

The southern Camerouns were incorporated into the federation of Camerouns and ceased to be administered as part of federation of Nigeria on 1st 1961.

The Northern Camerous was formally incorporated into the federation of Nigeria in 1st June 1962.

Nigeria became a Republic in 1st October 1963 and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe beame the first ceremonial president.

The first military coup took place in Nigeria on 15th January 1966.

The Nigerian Civil War started on 6th July 1967 and ended 12th January 1970. And was led by Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu

Nigeria changed to right hand drive on 2nd April 1972

National stadium in Lagos was officially opened in 1972

Nigeria Currency was changed to Naira and Kobo on 1st January 1973

National youth service corps (N.Y.S.C) was introduced under decree 24 on 22nd May 1973

The Economic community of west African state (E.C.O.W.A.S) was set up in Lagos 28th May 1975

Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo opened the National theatre, Iganmu in Lagos in 1976

Murtala Mohammed was assassinated on 13th February 1976

Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC was held in Lagos on 15th February 1977)

Nigeria changed from military to civilian rule on 1st 1979 and Alhaji Shehu Shagari became the first Executive President

President Shehu Shagari commissioned Kaduna Refinery on 25th 1980

President Shehu Shagari commissioned Delta Steel Company Ovwian-Aladja in 1980

Chief Odumegwu Ojukwu returned to Nigeria after 12 years in exile in1982

The war against indiscipline (WAI) was introduced by Buhari/Idiagbon regime on 20th March 1984

Naira and kobo changed colour on 25th April 1984

The phased movement from Lagos to Abuja by Federal Ministries began on 10th 1986

Structural Adjustment programme (SAP) was introduced on 27th June 1986

Nigeria soldiers were air lifted from Lagos to join the Ecowas monitoring group (ECOMOG) in the Liberian civil war 17th August 1990

The Federal Capital of Nigeria was moved from Lagos to Abuja on 12th 1991

Olusegun Obasanjo was sworn in as civilian president of Nigeria on 29th May 1999

INEC Chairman, Justice Ephraim Akpata died on 9th January 2000

The President of America Bill Clinton visited Nigeria on 26th – 28th August 2000

Bomb explosion at Ikeja military cantonment in Lagos 27th January 2002.

The National stadium in Abuja was commissioned by President Olusegun Obasanjo on 8th April 2003 and also built at the cost of N6Obillion.

Queen Elisabeth of England visited Nigeria in 2003 after her first visit in 1956

The first lady of Nigeria, Chief Mrs Stella Obasanjo died in Spain, as a result of surgical operation on 22nd 2005.

Belieview plane crash at Lisa village in Ogun state occurred on 22nd 2005 killing all 117 passangers on board.

Another aircraft crashed in Kaduna killing all passangers on board on 25th 2005

Sosoliso Airline crashed in Port-harcourt killing 114 passangers with only three survivors on 10th 2005

NEPA change to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) on 31st May 2005

A Nigeria Air force Dornier 228 plane with some Army Generals and othr personel crashed killing 14 of 17 passengers on board on 17th 2006

Solar eclipse occurred in Nigeria on 29th March 2006

ADC plane crashed about two KM away from Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport killing 98 out of 105 on board including the Sultan of Sokoto on29th Oct. 2006

Governorship and House of Assembly elections were conducted nationwide on 14th April 2007

Presidential and National Assembly elections were conducted on 21st April, 2007

President and Governors-elect were sworn in on 29th May 2007

Speaker of the house of representative, Mrs Patricia Etteh and her deputy, Alh. Babangida Nguroje resigned over the N628 million contract scam they were indicted for by the Idoko panel set up by the house on Oct. 30th 2007

Mrs Oladimeji Sabiru Bankole (37 years old – Bachelor) from Abeokuta South Federal constituency of Ogun Stat was elected by the honourable members of the house of Representatives on November 1st 2007

6th February 2008, following the nullification of the election of Governor Idris Ibrahim, Chief Clarence Olafemi speaker house of assembly of Kogi state was sworn in as the acting Governor

James Barka was sworn in as the acting Governor of Adamawa state on February 27th 2008

Goodluck Jonathan was declared president elect April 19th 2011

29th May 2015 Mohammadu Buhari became the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria

ARMS OF GOVERNMENTExecutive

Legislature

Judiciary

TIERS OF GOVERNMENTFederal Government

State Government

Local Government

THE FUNCTIONS OF THE THREE ARMS OF GOVERNMENTThe Executive

Implementation of policies of government

Executes and enforce laws

The Legislative

To make laws

Passing appropriation bills

Oversight functions on executive

Approve budget

The legislative arm is divided into two

The Upper House-House of Senate

The Lower House-House of Representatives

The Judiciary Functions

Interpret the laws

Adjudicate on cases

Apply the laws

HEAD OR CHIEF EXECUTIVESPresident (GCFR)

Senate President

Chief Justice of the Federation & Chief Judge at the State level

TITLE OF THE HEADPresident (GCFR)

Executive Governor

Chairman

See less## Three consecutive terms of a geometric progression are give as n – 2, n and n + 3. Find the common ratio

Correct Answer: Option A

Correct Answer: Option A

See less## In a class of 40 students, 32 offer mathematics, 24 offer physics and 4 offer neither mathematics nor physics. How many offer both mathematics and physics?

Correct Answer: Option D 40 = 32 - x + x + 24 + 4 40 = 60 - x x = 60 - 40 x = 20

Correct Answer: Option D

40 = 32 – x + x + 24 + 4

40 = 60 – x

x = 60 – 40

x = 20

See less## The mean age group of some students is 15years

Correct Answer: Option B

Correct Answer: Option B

See less## A surveyor walks 500m up a hill which slopes at an angle of 30 degress: Calculate the vertical height through which he rises

Correct Answer: Option C h/500 = sin 30o = 500 sin 30o = 500 x 1/2 = 250m

Correct Answer: Option C

h/500 = sin 30

^{o}= 500 sin 30

^{o}= 500 x 1/2

= 250m

See less## Find the non-zero positive value of x which satisfies the equation

This answer was edited.Correct Answer: Option C C. 2 √2

Correct Answer: Option C

See lessC.2 √2## 3^x + 4^x = 5^x (Find x)

This answer was edited.X = 2 use Newton Ralphson formula, i.e X1-f(x)/f"(x) x1=2 cos if substitue 2 into 3^x 4^x-5^x, we will av f(X) to be 0 f"(x)=3^xln3 4^xln4-5^xln5 f(x)=0 so 2-0/3^xln3 4^xln4-5^xln5 which is equal to 2.

X = 2

use Newton Ralphson formula,

i.e X1-f(x)/f”(x)

x1=2 cos if substitue 2 into 3^x 4^x-5^x, we will av f(X) to be 0

f”(x)=3^xln3 4^xln4-5^xln5

f(x)=0

so 2-0/3^xln3 4^xln4-5^xln5 which is equal to 2.

See less## Find x and y if x+y=5&x*x+y*y=31

X+y=5....i x*x+y*y=31....ii solution x=5-y substitute 5-y for x in eqn ii x2+y2=31 (5-y)2+y2=31 (5-y)(5-y)+y2=31 5(5-y)-y(5-y)+y2=31 25-5y-5y+y2+y2=31 2y2-10y+25-31=0 2y2-10y-6=0 using quadratic formular =10+or - sqr root 10sqr-4*2*(-6)/2*2 =10+ or -sqr root 10sqr/4 10 + or - sqr root100+48/4 =10 +Read more

X+y=5....i

x*x+y*y=31....ii

solution

x=5-y

substitute 5-y for x in eqn ii

x2+y2=31

(5-y)2+y2=31

(5-y)(5-y)+y2=31

5(5-y)-y(5-y)+y2=31

25-5y-5y+y2+y2=31

2y2-10y+25-31=0

2y2-10y-6=0

using quadratic formular

=10+or - sqr root 10sqr-4*2*(-6)/2*2

=10+ or -sqr root 10sqr/4

10 + or - sqr root100+48/4

=10 + or- sqr root148/4

=10 + or minus 12/4

=(10+12)/4 or (10-12)/4

=22/4 or -2/4

=11/2 or -1/2

subst. 11/2 and -1/2 for y in eqn i.

When y= 11/2

x+y=5,

x+11/2=5

2x+11=10

2x=10-11

2x=-1

x=-1/2

when y=-1/2

x+y=5,

x+(-1/2)=5

2x-1=10

2x=10+1

2x=11

x=11/2.

The answers are y=11/2, x=-1/2

y=-1/2, x=11/2.

See less`NOTE: sqr root means root sign`

## Solve: x+y+z=1 – x^2+y^2+z^2= 35 – x^3+y^3+z^3=97

X+y+z=1.....(1) X^2+y^2+z^2=35......(2) X^3+y^3+z^3=97.......(3) From equ(3) We that x^3+y^3=(x+y)^3-3xy(x+y) So input that into equation(3) (x+y)^3-3xy(x+y)+z^3=97....(4) Using equ(1) x+y=1-z....(5) Subt into equ(4) (1-z)^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97 1-3z+3z^2-z^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97 Collect like terms -3z+3z^2-3Read more

`X+y+z=1.....(1)`

X^2+y^2+z^2=35......(2)

X^3+y^3+z^3=97.......(3)

From equ(3)

We that x^3+y^3=(x+y)^3-3xy(x+y)

So input that into equation(3)

(x+y)^3-3xy(x+y)+z^3=97....(4)

Using equ(1) x+y=1-z....(5)

Subt into equ(4)

(1-z)^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97

1-3z+3z^2-z^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97

Collect like terms

-3z+3z^2-3xy(1-z)=96......(6)

From equ(2)

x^2+y^2=35-z^2....(7)

Also x^2+y^2=(x+y)^2-2xy.....(8)

But x+y=1-z so

x^2+y^2=(1-z)^2-2xy....(9)

Equate equ(7) to equ(9)

35-z^2=(1-z)^2-2xy

Make xy the subject and subt into equ(6)

xy=z^2-z-17

Put it into -3z+3z^2-3xy(1-z)=96

-3z+3z^2-3(z^2-z-17)(1-z)=96

Divide through by 3 andExpand the bracket and collect like terms

z^3-z^2-17z-15=0

Solve the polynomial

z=-1, z=-3 z=5

Subt for x and y in each value of z

x=-1, x=-3 x=5

And y=-1, y=-3, y=5.X+y+z=1.....(1)

X^2+y^2+z^2=35......(2)

X^3+y^3+z^3=97.......(3)

From equ(3)

We that x^3+y^3=(x+y)^3-3xy(x+y)

So input that into equation(3)

(x+y)^3-3xy(x+y)+z^3=97....(4)

Using equ(1) x+y=1-z....(5)

Subt into equ(4)

(1-z)^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97

1-3z+3z^2-z^3-3xy(1-z)+z^3=97

Collect like terms

-3z+3z^2-3xy(1-z)=96......(6)

From equ(2)

x^2+y^2=35-z^2....(7)

Also x^2+y^2=(x+y)^2-2xy.....(8)

But x+y=1-z so

x^2+y^2=(1-z)^2-2xy....(9)

Equate equ(7) to equ(9)

35-z^2=(1-z)^2-2xy

Make xy the subject and subt into equ(6)

xy=z^2-z-17

Put it into -3z+3z^2-3xy(1-z)=96

-3z+3z^2-3(z^2-z-17)(1-z)=96

Divide through by 3 andExpand the bracket and collect like terms

z^3-z^2-17z-15=0

Solve the polynomial

z=-1, z=-3 z=5

Subt for x and y in each value of z

x=-1, x=-3 x=5

See less`And y=-1, y=-3, y=5.`