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Awwal Ibrahim Nigeria politician

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Alhaji Mohammed Awwal Ibrahim is a Nigerian traditional ruler who served as governor of Niger State from October 1979 to December 1983 during the Nigerian Second Republic. He was elected on the National Party of Nigeria (NPN) platform. BIOGRAPHY There were attempts to impeach Ibrahim while he was governor. He …

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Anthony Obi Nigeria politician and Army officer

Anthony Obi was a Nigerian Lt. Colonel who served as Military Administrator of Osun State (August 1996 – August 1998) during the military regime of General Sani Abacha. He then became Military Administrator of Abia State in August 1998, handing over power to the civilian governor Orji Uzor Kalu in …

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Anthony George Manzo Nigeria politician

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Anthony George Manzo (born 1958) was elected Senator for the Taraba North constituency of Taraba State, Nigeria, taking office on 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). BACKGROUND Manzo was born in 1958. He obtained certification as an MBBS and FRCS, becoming a Medical …

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Timipre Sylva Nigeria politician

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Timipre Sylva (born July 7, 1964) was the Governor of Bayelsa State in southern Nigeria. EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND Sylva was born in Brass, Bayelsa (formerly Rivers State, of which Bayelsa State was split off from in 1996), and was educated there and in Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria. …

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Joy Ogwu Nigeria politician and diplomat

Joy Ogwu Nigeria politician and diplomat

Joy Uche Angela Ogwu (born August 22, 1946) is a former Foreign Minister of Nigeria and has been the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations in New York since 2008. She is the first woman to hold the post of Permanent Representative to the United Nations in the …

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Alfonsas Eidintas Lithuanian diplomat

Alfonsas Eidintas Lithuanian diplomat

Alfonsas Eidintas (b. 4 January 1952 in Vaiguva, Kelmė District Municipality, Lithuania) is a historian, diplomat and novelist. He is Lithuania’s Ambassador to Greece. SCHOLAR Between 1969 and 1973, Alfonsas Eidintas studied history at Vilnius Pedagogical University. He went to serve as chief lecturer, docent, head of the Universal History …

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Chuba Okadigbo Nigeria politician

Chuba Okadigbo Nigeria politician

D r. Chuba Wilberforce Okadigbo (December 17, 1941 – September 25, 2003), was President of the Senate of Nigeria. He was sometimes referred to as Oyi of Oyi in reference to his local government council area (Oyi); he also held numerous political positions in the Nigeria government. He was known …

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Souley Abdoulaye Prime Minister of Niger

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Souley Abdoulaye (born 1965) is a Nigerien politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Niger from 28 September 1994 to 8 February 1995. He later served in the government under President Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara as Minister of Transport from 1996 to 1997 and then as Minister of the Interior, …

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Ali Lamine Zeine Nigeria politician

Ali Lamine Zeine Nigeria politician

Ali Mahamane Lamine Zeine is a Nigerien politician and economist. He was Niger’s Minister of the Economy and Finance from October 2003 to February 2010. After serving as Director of the Cabinet of President Mamadou Tandja, Zeine was appointed to the government as Minister of the Economy and Finance on …

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Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem African politician

Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem African politician

Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem (6 January 1961 – 25 May 2009) was the general secretary of the Pan-African Movement, director of Justice Africa, the Deputy Director of United Nations Millennium Campaign for Africa, as well as a writer for newspapers and journals across Africa. He was born in Funtua, Nigeria in January, …

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