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Nigerian Acronyms and their Meanings

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An ancient mode of transportation that requires the use of donkeys and camels is termed _____.

  • A. Human trans-animal

  • B. Human trans-ancient

  • C. Human-animal transportation

  • D. Human mechanical movement

  • E. Human porterage

  • F. Human trans-old

Rail transportation is a type of land transportation.

  • A. True

  • B. False

The following statements are true concerning transportation except _____.

  • A. Transportation is defined as the movement of goods, persons and animals from one point to another.

  • B. Means of transportation is not the same thing as Mode of transportation

  • C. Land transportation is a means of transportation

  • D. Rail transportation is a type of land transport

  • E. Pipeline typically transports liquid and gaseous products

  • F. Human porterage is an ancient mode of transportation

Which of the following is not a Nigerian acronym?

  • A. NBA

  • B. ISO

  • C. KAI

  • D. NAEC

  • E. NAPEP

  • F. MMIA

The acronym ICPC means _____.

  • A. Independent Corrupt Practice Command
  • B. Independent Corrupt Practice Complaints
  • C. Independent Corrupt Practice Court
  • D. Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission
  • E. Independent Corrupt Practices Cooperation
  • F. Independent Corrupt Pactice Conduct

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The black shield in the Nigerian Coat of Arm represents the _____.

  • A. Strength of Nigeria

  • B. Pride of Nigeria

  • C. Dark complexion of Nigerians

  • D. Dignity of Nigeria

  • E. Fertile soil of Nigeria

  • F. Beauty of Nigeria

Which of the following is not a Nigerian National Symbol?

  • A. The Nigerian Flag

  • B. The Nigerian National Anthem

  • C. The Nigerian National Pledge

  • D. The Nigerian Naira (NGN)

  • E. The Nigerian National Identity Card

  • F. None of the above

Concerning drug trafficking, which of the following statement is incorrect?

  • A. Drug trafficking is synonymous to drug possession

  • B. Drug trafficking is a criminal act under the constitution of a state

  • C. The use of trafficked drugs can jeopardize one's health

  • D. Drug trafficking is defined as the transfer, selling, importing or exporting of illegal drugs from the point of production to the final consumers

  • E. LSD, cannabis and crack are examples of drugs trafficked

  • F. None of the above



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Nigerian Acronyms and their Meanings:

Most often, when we listen to news, we may hear one or more acronyms used. It is generally a smart idea when we are able to decipher the meanings of frequently used acronyms, especially as a social science student.

An acronym is an abbreviated word that is formed from the first letters of a set of words.

As an instance, African Union (a set of words) can be abbreviated to AU.

AU can therefore be regarded as an acronym or abbreviation of African Union.

Please read on homonyms with various examples here.

Different fields of study have got their respective acronyms. For instance we could have the followings:

The table below shows some Nigerian related acronyms and their meanings:




 Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria


 Association of Bureau de Change of Nigeria


 Arewa Consultative Forum


 Association of Nigerian Authors


 Association of Public Health Physicians of Nigeria


 Academic Staff Union of Universities


 Broadcasting Organization of Nigeria


 Christian Association of Nigeria


 Central Bank of Nigeria


 Chief Justice of Nigeria


 Central Forecasting Office


 Economic and Financial Crimes Commission


 Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria


 Federal Capital Territory


 Festival of Arts and Culture


 Federal Executive Council


 Federal Emergency Management Agency


 Federal Inline Revenue Services


 Federal Road Safety Commission


 General Certificate Examination


 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria


 Independent Corrupt Practice and other related offences Commission


 Independent National Electorate Commission


 Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board


 Kick Against Indiscipline


 Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority


 Lagos State Traffic Management


 Lagos State Management Authority


 Manufacturers Association of Nigeria


 Muritala Muhammed International Airport


 Mobile Telephone Network


 Nigerian Atomic Energy Commission


 National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control


 Nigeria Airspace Management Agency


 News Agency of Nigeria


 National Poverty Eradication Programme


 Nigerian Bar Association


 Nigeria Communications Company


 National Certificate on Education


 Nigeria Defense Authority


 Niger Delta Development Commission


 National Drug Law Enforcement Agency


 National Examination Council


 National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy


 National Electric Power Authority


 Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority


 Nigerian Football Association


 Nigerian Football Federation




 National Human Rights Commission


 Nigeria Integrated Customs information System


 Nigeria institute of Quantity Surveyors


 Nigeria Labour Congress


 Nigeria Medical Association


 Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation


 Nigerian Naval Ship


 Nigerian Police / Nigerian Police Force (Old)


 Nigeria Railway Corporation


 Nigerian Television Authority


 Nigerian University Commission


 Nigerian Union of Journalist


 Nigerian Union of Teachers


 Nigeria Stock Exchange


 National Youth Service Corps


 Oodua Peoples Congress


 Ohaneze Youth Council


 Power Holding Corporation of Nigeria


 Petroleum Trust Fund


 Senior Advocate of Nigeria


 Standards Organization of Nigeria


 State Security Service


 Universal Basic Education


 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination


 West African Examination Council

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