Category: Information

NYSC: List of States That Pay Allowance to Youth Corpers 2019

states that pay youth corpers in nigeria

It’s widely known that the Federal Government of Nigeria pay its corp members enrolled in the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) N19,800. Though ending last year and beginning this year, rumours of the Government wanting to increase this amount to more than N30,000 was circulating the news media and the serving corp members carried the […]


Major Agricultural Crops in Nigeria: Full List of Cash Crops

Agriculture in Nigeria is very important, employing about 30% of the Nigerian population. While there’s some form of modernization in this sector, the majority of the people engaged in agriculture production in all states of Nigeria practice it at a subsistence level. Yet, Nigeria is a major producer of some agricultural crops in the world. […]


Major Ethic Groups in Nigeria: Beyond Hausa, Igbo & Yoruba

There are about 250 ethnic groups in Nigeria, with varying languages, cultures and values. This had made the country culturally diverse. However, majority of the population belongs to a few ethnic groups which are known as the major ethnic groups in Nigeria (Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo). These ethnic groups accounts for about 70% of the […]


The Six Geopolitical Zones in Nigeria & Their States

The geopolitical zones in Nigeria divides the nation into six (6) zones based on similarity in culture, ethnic groups and history. It is not based on any geopolitical location, it is not constitutional. It was introduced during the regime of Former Head of State Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida in order to divide the nation into manageable […]


International Airports in Nigeria: Full List (2019)

International airports in Nigeria are those airports in Nigeria offering custom and immigration services for passengers travelling into or going outside the country. The airports in Nigeria that can be said to be of international standard are 5 in number.   These and the other airports are been owned and managed by the Federal Airports […]


Top 10 Largest States in Nigeria by Landmass

The Nigerian landmass is not divided equally between the 36 states and FCT. While some have a land area of an area of more than 70,000kmsq and are bigger than some countries, others have a small land area of less than 5,000kmsq. In Nigeria, the largest states are located in the northern part of the […]


Top 10 Least Populated States in Nigeria (2019)

Are you interested in knowing the least populated states in Nigeria? You are not alone; many don’t know which state is the smallest in the country. There are some people that think the states with the smallest land area are the least populated. That’s a wrong notion. Take Lagos for example, it has the smallest […]


Mineral Resources in Nigeria & Locations (2019)

Natural resources in Nigeria are numerous, ranging from agricultural resources to water resources down to mineral resources. This article will discuss the mineral resources found in Nigeria and their locations. First, what is a mineral resource? Mineral resources are materials of economic interest found in or on the earth’s crust in such quality, quantity and […]


Top 10 Most Populated States in Nigeria & Figures (2019)

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with a population of over 182 million. The large human population is distributed among the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. Though, the distribution however is not uniform. While some states like Kano have a population of over 9 million, others like Nasarawa have a population […]