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Joseph Nanven Garba Nigeria general, diplomat and politician

Joseph Nanven Garba Nigeria general, diplomat and politician

Major General Joseph Nanven Garba (17 July 1943 – 1 June 2002) was a Nigerian general, diplomat, and politician who served as president of the United Nations General Assembly from 1989 to 1990. EARLY LIFE AND MILITARY CAREER Born in Langtang, Nigeria, Garba was educated at Sacred Heart School, Shendam …

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Babatunde Fashola Nigeria politician

Babatunde Fashola Nigeria politician

Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN (Yoruba: Babátúndé Rájí Fáshọlá; born 28 June 1963) is a Nigerian politician who is currently the Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing and was Lagos State Governor from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015. As a candidate of the Action Congress party, now known …

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Ita Enang Nigeria politician

Ita Enang Nigeria politician

Ita Solomon Enang (born 23 August 1962) is the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate). He is a Nigerian politician who represented the Itu and Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency of Akwa Ibom State in the House of Representatives from 1999 to 2011. He …

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Adams Oshiomhole Nigeria politician

Adams Oshiomhole Nigeria politician

Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole (born 4 April 1952) is a former labor leader, turned politician who 2012 was elected for a second term as the Governor of Edo State in Nigeria on the platform of the Action Congress . His first term was won following his court appeal to the results …

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Vincent Eze Ogbulafor Nigeria politician

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Vincent Eze Ogbulafor (born 1949) is the former Chairman of the ruling People’s Democratic Party of Nigeria. Prior to this post, he was National Secretary of the party. He resigned his appointment as the chair after he was charged for an alleged financial recklessness while serving as a minister. He …

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Usman Bayero Nafada Nigeria politician

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Usman Bayero Nafada (born January 1961) is the former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria. He is a People’s Democratic Party (PDP) member and represents the Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency of Gombe State. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Nafada was born in January 1961 in Gombe State to Bayero …

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Paul Omeruo Nigeria politician and army officer

Colonel (retired) Paul Uzoanya N. Omeruo was the Military Administrator of Kogi State, Nigeria from December 1993 to August 1996 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha. Omeruo dealt unsuccessfully with major challenges, and was subject to considerable criticism during his term in office. In August 1994 an 8-hour …

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Peter Godsday Orubebe Nigeria politician

Peter Godsday Orubebe Nigeria politician

Elder Peter Godsday Orubebe (born 6 June 1959) was appointed Nigerian Minister of Niger Delta on 6 April 2010 when Acting President Goodluck Jonathan announced his new cabinet. BACKGROUND Orubebe was born on 6 June 1959 at Ogbobagbene, Burutu Local Government Area in Delta State. He is of Ijaw descent. …

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Oumarou Sidikou Nigeria politician

Oumarou Sidikou Nigeria politician

For the Nigerien Minister of Secondary and Higher Education, Research, and Technology, see Oumarou Sidikou (ANDP). Oumarou Sidikou (1937? – April 5, 2005) was a Nigerien politician. He was Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) from 1988 to 1993. He was a member of the National …

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