Answer: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Question 41: Who is the current Senate President in Nigeria?
Answer: Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
Question 42: Which country’s flag is called the Union Jack?
Answer: Great Britain
Question 43: What is centenary?
Answer: 100 years
Question 44: What is Nigeria?
Answer: Nigeria officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a federal constitutional republic comprising 36 states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.
Question 45: Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff
Answer: General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin
Question 46: Who is Nigeria’s Chief of Army Staff?
Answer: Lt-General T.Y. Buratai
Question 47: Who is Nigeria’s Chief of Naval Staff?
Answer: Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas
Question 48: Who is Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff?
Answer: Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar
Question 49: Who is the current NAFDAC Director General?
Answer: Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye
Question 50: Who is the current Inspector General of police?
Answer: IGP Solomon Arase
Question 51: Current chairman of the African Union
Answer: Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Question 52: Who is the secretary General of the united nations
Answer: António Guterres
Question 53: Who is the current minister of education?
Answer: Adamu Adamu
Question 54: Mention five rivers in Nigeria that share their names with a state.
Question: What is the full meaning of UNICEF? Answer: United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Question: When were the currency notes introduced?
Answer: 100 Naira:1999, 200 Naira in 2000, 500 Naira in 2001 and 1000 Naira on October 12, 2005.
Question: How many ministers do we have in Nigeria?
Question: Who is the current Senate President in Nigeria? Answer: Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan
Question: Which country’s flag is called the Union Jack? Answer: Great Britain
Question: With which countries does Nigeria share boundaries? Answer: Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north
2019-2020 Nigeria current affairs
Question: Who formed the first political party in Nigeria? Answer: Herbert Macaulay
Question: What was the first political party in Nigeria?
3. Who is the current president of Nigeria?
Answer: Muhammadu Buhari
4. Who is the current vice president of Nigeria?
Answer: Yemi Osinbajo
Question 5. What does the eagle in the Nigerian coat of arm
6. Representative democracy is best characteristic by Answer: free elections and proper registers of voters
7. While political partial parties aim at forming a government pressure groups aim at Answer: influencing governmental decisions
8. When the electorate vote for representatives who is turn vote on their behalf we say it is Answer: an indirect election
9. An election which is conducted to fill a vacant seat in a legislature is called a Answer: by election
10. Which of these countries does NOT operate a federal constitution Answer: France
11. The major advantage of the secret ballot is that Answer: it ensures the anonymity of each voter
12. In a one party state Answer: the ruling party is the only legal party
13. A cabinet system of government is practiced in Answer: Britain and Canada
14. A proclamation by the head of state ending a session of parliament is called Answer: a dissolution
15. The constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria Answer: promotes unity of diversity
16. The transfer of authority to local government council is known as Answer: delegation
17. The principle of anonymity of civil servants means that they Answer: are credited or blamed for any thing they do
18. The six registered political parties in Nigeria in 1982 were
Answer: UPN, GNPP, NAP, PRP, NPP, NPN,
19. Which of the following is NOT a pressure group in Nigeria Answer: farmers
20. The N.C.N.C sent a delegation to London in 1947 to protest against the Answer: Richards constitution
21. A popular principle of colonial administration in British west Africa was Answer: indirect rule
22. The first governor-general of colonial Nigeria was Answer: Lord Lurgard
23. The first military government in Nigeria was headed by Answer: General Aguiyi Ironsi
24. The first general election in Nigeria was hold in Answer: 1959
25. The supreme organ of the U.N O is the Answer: General Assembly
Nigerian Current Affairs Questions and Answers
1. Traditional rulers were restricted to ceremonial rules by the local government reforms of
2. A parliamentary system, who ensures that members are in the house to vote on major issues Answer: Whip
3. A system in which no single person serves as the chief executive is known as
4. A social system in which power is derived from control over land is called Answer: Feudalism
5. “Rule of Law” refers to situation in which Answer: Laws are supreme
6. An important principle of the civil service is Answer: Anonymity
7. Which of these constitution recognized local government as the third tier of government Answer: the 1979 constitution
8. A condition for judicial independence is the appointment of judges by the Answer: Judicial service Commission
9. The minorities Commission appointed in Nigeria in 1957 recommend that Answer: More states should be created in the federation
10. The second military coup in Nigeria took place on Answer: July 29, 1966
11. One of these was in existence before the outbreak of the second world war Answer: The League of Nations
12. An important advantage of creating more constitution in a federal state is to Answer: Enhance the People participation
13. Under the Presidential system Answer: c. The president may come from any of the parties
14. Public opinion is important because it Answer: Lets government know what the people want
15. Bicameral legislature exists Answer: To prevent the concentration of power on legislative house
16. Africans were first elected to the legislative council in British West Africa in
17. One of the functions of the Ministry of external affairs is the Answer: Promotion of national interests
18. The leader of the Northern People’s congress was Answer: Ahmadu Bello
19. The idea of democracy started with the
20. In the Marxist theory, those who live by selling their labour are called Answer: Proletariats
21. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable means of achieving democracy? Answer: Riots
22 The branch of government responsible for implementing laws is the Answer: Executives
23. In a democracy, sovereignty is vested in
Answer: The community
24. Universal Adult Suffrage means all Answer: Qualified citizens can vote
25. A bill that applies to the whole population and is intended to promote the general welfare is called Answer: An Appropriation bill
Current Affairs Questions and Answers About Government and Society
(1) A human community that is usually cohesive and homogeneous is
(2) Which of the following made the earliest contact with the Nigerian society?
(3) Under the 1963 republican constitution, the president exercised?
(A) Judicial power
(B) Executive power
(C) Nominal power
(D) Concurrent powers
(4) The principal of federal character was first enunciated in the
(A) 1989 constitution
(B) 1963 constitution
(C) 1999 constitution
(D) 1979 constitution
(5) Between 1960 and 1966 Nigeria was governed under the
(A) Presidential system
(B) Westminster system
(C) confederal system
(D) unitary system
(6) One major factor that differentiate the presidential from the parliament system is
(A) separation of power
(B) judicial independence
(C) passage of bills
(D) party system
(7) A major feature of the policy of deregulation in Nigeria is the
(A) enthronement of market forces mechanism
(B) increasing dominance of the economy by the state
(C) proliferation of public cooperation
(D) phenomenal increase in direct foreign investment
(8) Bicameral legislature exists:
(A) where camera men are allowed to cover the proceedings of legislature
(B) to prevent the concentration of power in one legislature house
(C) to provide jobs for more politicians
(D) to ensure that just laws are passed
(9) A major issues that distinguishes pressure groups from political parties is
(B) the objective
(C) the voting pattern
(D) the ideology
(10) Equality before the law is component of
(A) Separation of powers
(B) Checks and balanced
(C) The rule of law
(D) Constitutional law
(11) A law passed by the legislature and assented to by the executive is
(A) An act
(b) A presidential proclamation
(C). A decree
(D) A legislative order
(12) The principles of checks and balances empowers the judiciary to
(A) Invalidate the actions of other arms
(B) Administer the criminal justice system
(C) Abrogate the law
(D) Apply the law
(13) In a parliamentary, the term shadow cabinet is often used to refer to
(A) Back benchers in the house
(B) Deputy prime minister and assistant ministers
(C) Rebellious members of the ruling party
(D) Portfolio designates. Of the party in opposition.
(14) The fundamental assumption on which the idea of the rule of law is based is
(A) Supremacy at the constitution
(B) Rationality of human being
(C) Quality of human being
(D) Love for social justice.
(15) Association whose main interest is to influence public policies without attempting to capture state power are
(A) communal group
(b) trade union
(c) political parties
(D) pressure group
(16) Multilateralism in Nigeria foreign policy entails
(A) Africa being the centre piece of Nigeria foreign policy
(B) Non-aligned posture in international affairs
(C) quest for a permanent membership
(D) membership of international organisation.
(17) The set of policies on the basis of which countries interact with one another is called
(B) foreign policy
(C) National policy
(D) International relations
(18) After the defeat of Germany in world war 1, her former colonies were administered under the league of nation as