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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obafemi Awolowo Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obafemi Awolowo Biography And Profile 0

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 0

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 0

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 0

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: Governor Adams Oshiomhole Politico Quote Of Day

NIGERIA: Governor Adams Oshiomhole Politico Quote Of Day 0

Governor Oshiomhole: “For me, they have accepted defeat by just saying that it is now their burden whether somebody rules for one term or not.” Read more.

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NIGERIA: Professor Wole Soyinka Politics Quote of Day

NIGERIA: Professor Wole Soyinka Politics Quote of Day 0

Professor Soyinka says: “What current political actors have done is to take Nigeria to hitherto imaginable low in the art of public persuasion.” Read more.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Sani Abacha Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Sani Abacha Biography And Profile 0

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 0

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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NIGERIA POLITICS: Femi Fani-Kayode Biography And Profile

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In 2002 Femi Fani-Kayode established and became one of the pioneers of the famous Progressive Action Movement (PAM). Read Femi Fani-Kayode biography.

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NIGERIA: Martin Luther Agwai Politics Quote Of Day

NIGERIA: Martin Luther Agwai Politics Quote Of Day 0

“It is difficult to imagine any country where effective leadership is more important than our country, where drum of insecurity and songs of ethnic solidarity and national disintegration are going on daily.” Read more.

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NIGERIA: Biafran Civil War: Secret Papers Reveal Biafra Intrigue

NIGERIA: Biafran Civil War: Secret Papers Reveal Biafra Intrigue 0

About a million Biafrans starved to death because of the blockade applied by the Nigerian federal military government. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Biography And Profile 0

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.

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NIGERIA: Madam Efunroye Tinubu Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Madam Efunroye Tinubu Biography And Profile 0

Madam Tinubu, the royal wife, political advisor, nationalist, and economic powerhouse remains a key figure in Nigeria. Read Madam Efunroye Tinubu Biography.

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NIGERIA: President Goodluck Jonathan Quote of Day

NIGERIA: President Goodluck Jonathan Quote of Day 0

“We must set up fund to make sure that nobody who made this country proud will be a beggar.” Read President Goodluck Jonathan daily quote.

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NIGERIA: The Transition To Democracy

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Buhari: “Let me say without sounding defensive that dictatorship goes with military rule, though some might be less dictatorial than others. ” Read more.

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NIGERIA: Olusegun Obasanjo Quote of Day

NIGERIA: Olusegun Obasanjo Quote of Day 0

Olusegun Obasanjo says, “There is no reason why any Nigerian child, at this point in time, should not have basic education, food and nutrition.” Read more.

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NIGERIA: Nnamdi Azikiwe Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Nnamdi Azikiwe Biography And Profile 0

In 1937 he joined the Nigerian Youth Movement, leaving it for the Nigerian National Democratic party in 1941. Read Nnamdi Azikiwe biography and profile.

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NIGERIA: Boko Haram Islamist Militant Group: All You Need To Know

NIGERIA: Boko Haram Islamist Militant Group: All You Need To Know 0

“The emergence of Boko Haram signifies maturation of extremist impulses that run deep in the social reality of northern Nigeria,” Chris Ngwodo. Read more.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Olusegun Obasanjo Biography And Profile

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Unable to afford college, he joined the army in 1958 and received officer training in England. Read Olusegun Obasanjo biography and profile on Politicoscope.

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NIGERIA: Alhaji Shehu Shagari Politics Quote Of Day

NIGERIA: Alhaji Shehu Shagari Politics Quote Of Day 0

“Our young democracy has grown in terms of tolerance and inclusion which embraces, accepts and celebrates our diverse cultures and communities.” Read more.

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