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POLITICAL STRUCTURE

Official name: The Federal Republic of Nigeria

Form of State:  Federal Republic, comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory ( FCT, Abuja)

Legal system: Based on English common law

National legislature: National Assembly made up of the Senate (108 members) and the House of Representatives (360 members)

Nature of Government: Presidential System

President Commander in Chief: President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR

Vice-President: Prof. Yemi Osinbajo GCON

President of the Senate: Senator Ahmad Lawan

Deputy President Senate:  Senator Ovie Omo-Agege

Speaker of the House of Representatives: Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives:  Hon. Ahmed Idris

Chief Justice: Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad

State Government:  Elected State Governors and House of Assembly

Main political party: All Progressive Change (APC) - Ruling Party,  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) - Opposition Party

FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBERS

Attorney - General & Hon. Minister of Justice

Alhaji Abubakar Mallami

Hon. Minister of State Agriculture & Rural Development

Alhaji Mustapha Baba Shehuri

Hon. Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development

Alhaji Mohammed Sabo Nanono

Hon. Minister of Mines and Steel Development

Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite

Hon. Minister of State Petroleum

Mr. Timipre Sylva

Hon. Minister of Labour and Employment

Senator (Dr) Chris Ngige
Hon. Minister of State Labour and Employment Sen. Omotayo Alasuadura

Hon. Minister of Defence

Major General Bashir Saleh Magashi (Rtd)

Hon. Minister of Education

Alhaji Adamu Adamu

Hon. Minister of State Education

Mr. Emeka Nwajuba

Hon. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning

Hajia Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed

Hon. Minister of Interior

Mr. Rauf Aregbesola
Hon. Minister of Niger Delta Affairs

Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio

Hon. Minister of State, Niger Delta Affairs

Mr. Festus Keyamo (SAN)

Hon. Minister of Works and Housing

Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN)

Hon. Minister of State for Works and Housing

Alhaji Abubakar D. Aliyu

Hon. Minister of Women Affairs

Mrs. Dame Pauline Tallen
 Hon. Minister of State Federal Capital Territory

Mrs. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu

Hon. Minister of Federal Capital Territory

Alhaji Muhammed Musa Bello

Hon. Minister of Aviation

Senator Hadi Sirika

Hon. Minister of State Aviation

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Hon. Minister of Water Resources

Engr. Suleiman Adamu

Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs

Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama

Hon. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs 

Amb. Zubairu Dada

Hon. Minister of State Mines and Steel Development

Dr. Uchechukwu Ogah

Hon. Minister of Health

Dr. Osagie Ehanire

Hon. Minister of State for Health

Sen. Adeleke Mamora

Hon. Minister of Information and Culture

Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Hon. Minister of Communication 

Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim Patami

Hon. Minister Special Duties

Sen. George Akume

Hon. Minister of State Finance and Budget Planning Mr. Clement Ikanade Agba

Hon. Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment

Mr. Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo

Hon. Minister of State Industry, Trade and Investment

Amb. Maryam Katagum

Hon. Minister of Environment

Dr. Mohammad Mahmoud

Hon. Minister of State Environment

Barr. Sharon Ikeazor

Hon. Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu
Hon. Minister of Youths and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare
Hon. Minister of Transportaion Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi
Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Mrs. Sadiya Umar Faruk
Hon. Minister of Police Affairs Alhaji Mohammed Maigari Dangyadi
Hon. Minister of Power Engr. Saleh Mamman
Hon. Minister of State Transportation Sen. Gbemisola Saraki
Hon. Minister of State Power

Mr. Godwin Jedi-Agba