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NIGERIA: Dame Patience Jonathan: A First Ladies To Reckon With

NIGERIA: Dame Patience Jonathan: A First Ladies To Reckon With

“No one loves the Nigerian women more than Mr. President and the best way to pay him back is by re-electing him,” Dame Patience Jonathan said. Read more.

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NIGERIA: Nigeria Profile Timeline: Chronology Of Key Events

NIGERIA: Nigeria Profile Timeline: Chronology Of Key Events

Jos plateau settled by Nok – a neolithic and iron age civilisation. Read more chronology of key events in Nigeria starting from 800 BC.

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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: 7 Million Dollars Reward! U.S. Offers Money For Help In Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram

NIGERIA: 7 Million Dollars Reward! U.S. Offers Money For Help In Abubakar Shekau Boko Haram

The United States put a bounty on him, offering a reward of up to $7 million for information leading to his location. Read more.

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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: Governor Adams Oshiomhole Politico Quote Of Day

NIGERIA: Governor Adams Oshiomhole Politico Quote Of Day

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

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

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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NIGERIA POLITICS: Femi Fani-Kayode Biography And Profile

NIGERIA POLITICS: Femi Fani-Kayode 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.

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NIGERIA: Martin Luther Agwai Politics Quote Of Day

NIGERIA: Martin Luther Agwai Politics Quote Of Day

“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

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

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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