Nigerian state governors are normally elected for a four-year term during the national elections . In some cases, the first officeholder may be replaced by another, for example through death, impeachment or if an election is annulled. Following is a list of all Nigerian state governors who held office during the 1999-2003 term. Acting governors are not shown.
The Cabinet of President Umaru Yar'Adua, which was formed on 26 July 2007, is shown below. The list shows Federal Ministers but excludes Ministers of State, who assist the Federal Ministers. The cabinet was dissolved on 17 March 2010 by Acting President Goodluck Jonathan, and a new cabinet sworn in in 6 April 2010.