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Henry Stanhope Nigeria Freeman British colonial governor

Henry Stanhope Freeman (died April 1865) was the first Governor of the Lagos Colony, serving from 22 January 1862 to April 1865. BACKGROUND Freeman was British Vice-Consul at Ghadames in Libya, and while there put together notes on one of the Tuareg languages. Freeman was elected a member of the …

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Bello Mohammed Tukur Member of the Senate of Nigeria

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Bello Mohammed Tukur is a Nigerian politician who was elected Senator for the Adamawa Central constituency of Adamawa State, Nigeria in the April 2011 federal elections. He ran on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) platform. Tukur was Governor Boni Haruna’s deputy up to 2007. He became Deputy Governor due to …

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Adetokunbo Ademola Nigeria jurist

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Sir Adetokunbo Adegboyega Ademola, KBE, GCON, PC, SAN (1 February 1906 – 29 January 1993) was a Nigerian jurist and former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He was appointed as Chief Justice on April 1, 1958, replacing Sir Stafford Foster Sutton who was retiring. Ademola was a …

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Sule Ahman Nigeria retired army officer

Sule M. Ahman is a retired army officer who was appointed Military Administrator of Enugu State, Nigeria from August 1996 to August 1998 during the military regime of general Sani Abacha. During the military coup of 27 August 1985, when General Ibrahim Babangida became head of state, Major Sule Ahman …

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Musa Mohammed Administrator of Yobe State, Nigeria

Colonel (retired) Musa Mohammed was Administrator of Yobe State, Nigeria from August 1998 to May 1999 during the transitional regime of General Abdulsalami Abubakar. Later he was Minister of Sports and Social Development from July 2003 to July 2005 in the cabinet of President Olusegun Obasanjo. Musa Mohammed attended the …

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Musiliu Smith Nigeria police officer

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Alhaji Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith, was an Inspector General of Police of Nigeria appointed in May 1999, who retired in March 2002 following a police strike. BACKGROUND Alhaji Musiliu Smith was born on April 17, 1946. He completed secondary education at Ansarud-deen College, Isolo, Lagos and attended the University of …

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Muhammad Rumfa Emir of Kano

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Muhammad Rumfa was the Sultan of the Sultanate of Kano, located in modern-day Kano State, Northern Nigeria, it was believed that Muhammad Rumfa migrated from Daura, long after Bagauda. He reigned from 1463 until 1499. Among Rumfa’s accomplishments were extending the city walls, building a large palace, the Gidan Rumfa, …

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Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi Nigeria diplomat

Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi Nigeria diplomat

Martin Ihoeghian Uhomoibhi is a Nigerian diplomat. He is best known as the former President of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Uhomoibhi’s term as President was from 19 June 2008 to 18 June 2009. Martin Uhomoibhi is currently the Permanent Secretary of the Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In …

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Kenneth Keazor Nigeria judge

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Kenneth Kola Abiola Keazor is a Nigerian lawyer and jurist, was born in Lagos (Nigeria) on 12 April 1935 to Eugene Akosa Keazor and Anne Abiola Keazor. His father, Eugene, was a senior police officer who retired as a Commissioner of Police in Colonial Nigeria in 1964 – one of …

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