He banned political activity of any kind, fired large number of the military, controlled the press. Read Sani Abacha biography and profile on Politicoscope.
Yar’Adua first entered party politics as a mobilizer for the (now defunct) People’s Redemption Party. Read Umaru Musa Yar’Adua biography and profile.
In 2002 Femi Fani-Kayode established and became one of the pioneers of the famous Progressive Action Movement (PAM). Read Femi Fani-Kayode biography.
Balewa was a teacher by profession and was one of the first Northern Nigerians to be sent to London University Institute of Education (1945). Read more.
Tinubu, the royal wife, political advisor, nationalist, and economic powerhouse remains an important figures in 19th century Nigeria to this day. Read more.
In 1937 he joined the Nigerian Youth Movement, leaving it for the Nigerian National Democratic party in 1941. Read Nnamdi Azikiwe biography and profile.
Unable to afford college, he joined the army in 1958 and received officer training in England. Read Olusegun Obasanjo biography and profile on Politicoscope.
Professor Attahiru Muhammadu Jega attained the pinnacle on September 6th, 2004, with his appointment as Vice-Chancellor, Bayero University, Kano. Read more.
Goodluck Jonathan attended Christian primary, secondary schools and University of Port Harcourt, with B.S. in zoology. Read Goodluck Jonathan biography.
Buhari reputation for being incorruptible and his military background made him attractive APC candidate. Read Muhammadu Buhari biography and profile.