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NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Fela Kuti Biography And Profile

Fela Kuti Biography: Rebelling against oppressive regimes through his music came at a heavy cost. Kuti was arrested 200 times and endured numerous beatings, but continued to write political lyrics, producing 50 albums before he died on August 2, 1997, in Lagos, Nigeria.

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NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 – 29 July 1966, Lalupon, Oyo State). Read Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi biography.

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NIGERIA: Yemi Osinbajo Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Yemi Osinbajo Biography And Profile

Prof. ‘Yemi Osinbajo is a spiritual leader who is dedicated to the promotion of ethics and orderliness. Read Yemi Osinbajo biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Nuhu Ribadu Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Nuhu Ribadu Biography And Profile

Ribadu believes that in countries like Nigeria, if there is going to be hope, it is going to be through the enthronement of law and order, Read more.

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NIGERIA: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Biography And Profile

Prior to her ministerial career in Nigeria, Okonjo-Iweala was vice-president, corporate secretary of World Bank Group. Read Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala biography..

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NIGERIA: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Biography And Profile

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu was born in Lagos March 29, 1952, to the illustrious Tinubu family of Lagos State. Read Asiwaju Tinubu biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Samuel Ladoke Akintola Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Samuel Ladoke Akintola Biography And Profile

In mid-1962 Awolowo’s supporters repudiated Akintola as a party leader and had him replaced as premier. Read Samuel Ladoke Akintola biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Wole Soyinka Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Wole Soyinka Biography And Profile

His decades of political activism included periods of imprisonment and exile, he founded, headed, or participated in several political groups. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Ken Saro-Wiwa Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Ken Saro-Wiwa Biography And Profile

Saro-Wiwa was arrested in 1994 after the deaths of four Ogoni chiefs at a political rally. Read Ken Saro-Wiwa biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Biography And Profile

IBB issued referendum for austerity measures by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank. Read Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Yakubu Gowon Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Yakubu Gowon Biography And Profile

In January 1966, he became Nigeria’s youngest military chief of staff at the age of 32. Read Yakubu Gowon biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Godswill Obot Akpabio Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Godswill Obot Akpabio Biography And Profile

Godswill Obot Akpabio, has distinguished himself as a disciplined, hardworking and humble person. Read Godswill Akpabio biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed Biography And Profile

Governor Ahmed implemented several life-transforming programmes including employment of 10, 200 youths. Read Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed biography and profile.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Murtala Ramat Muhammed Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Murtala Ramat Muhammed Biography And Profile

Muhammed was made head of state, when General Gowon was overthrown while at an Organization of African Unity. Read Murtala Ramat Muhammed biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obafemi Awolowo Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obafemi Awolowo Biography And Profile

The son of a peasant, Awolowo first studied to be a teacher and later worked as a clerk, trader, and newspaper reporter. Read Obafemi Awolowo biography.

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NIGERIA: Oluremi Sonaiya Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Oluremi Sonaiya Biography And Profile

Oluremi has always been interested in public affairs and passionate about justice, equity and African development. Read Oluremi Sonaiya biography.

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NIGERIA: Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola Biography And Profile

During his imprisonment Abiola was subjected to solitary confinement and abuse included negligent medical care. Read Moshood Olawale Abiola Biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Shehu Shagari Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Shehu Shagari Biography And Profile

Yakubu Gowon appointed him federal commissioner for economic development in 1971, which he took from Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Read Shehu Shagari biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Sani Abacha Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Sani Abacha Biography And Profile

He banned political activity of any kind, fired large number of the military, controlled the press. Read Sani Abacha biography and profile on Politicoscope.

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NIGERIA: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Biography And Profile

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, born August 16, 1951 in Nigeria. He was Nigeria President 2007–10. He died May 5, 2010. Read Umaru Musa Yar’Adua biography and profile.

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