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Pulse Quiz How much do you know about Nigerian politics?

Nigeria just marked 55 years as a nation.

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Our dear nation Nigeria just celebrated her 55th Independence celebration.

We would like to know how much of Nigeria's political history you know.

Let us have fun. Take this Pulse Quiz below:

 

1. When did Nigeria gain her Independence?

a) October 1st, 2004

b) October 1st, 1960

c) October 1st, 1961.

d) October 1st, 2007

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Nigerians soldiers destroy Boko Haram flag.

(Jamaica Observer)

 

 

2. Who was the first Prime Minister of Nigeria after independence?

a) Alhaji Shehu Shagari.

b) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe.

c) Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

d) Fela Anikulapo Ransome-Kuti.

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3. How old was Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi when he designed the Nigerian flag?

a) 23 years old.

b) 40 years old.

c) 22 years old.

d) 50 years old.

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President Muhammadu Buhari shares a laugh with Senate President, Bukola Saraki on October 1, 2015 in Abuja

(Facebook)

 

4. Who was the first President of Nigeria?

a) General Muhammadu Buhari

b) Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe

c) Dapo Oyebanji

d) Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

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Bukola Saraki

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5. when was the first military coup in Nigeria?

a) January 15, 1966

b) October 14, 1977

c)  October 14, 1966

d) January 15, 1970

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Senate President, Bukola Saraki receives President Muhammadu Buhari's ministerial list on September 30, 2015

(Twitter)

Watch this video of President Buhari's independence day broadcast.

 

Answers:

1. B

2. C

3. A

4. B

5. A

 

 

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