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Michael Omolewa Nigeria Historian and UN official

Michael Omolewa Nigeria Historian and UN official

Michael Abiola Omolewa is a Nigerian diplomat, scholar, education historian, and civil servant. From September 2003 to October 2005, he served as the 32nd president of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). While president, Omolewa led UNESCO to adopt the International Declaration on …

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Martin Agbaso Nigeria politician

Chief Martin Agbaso Nigeria politician

Chief Martin Agbaso (born 1959) is a Nigerian economist, politician and was a candidate for Governor of Imo State. Agbaso is the former Imo State Senator for Owerri, a special assistant on Ecology to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and is married to Robin Agbaso, an American. …

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Marshal Harry Nigeria politician

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Marshal Sokari Harry (died March 5, 2003) was a Nigerian politician. He was the former National Vice chairman of the All Nigeria People’s Party who was later assassinated in Abuja in 2003 during the presidential elections. He was buried in Obuama, 40 kilometres South of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on …

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Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu Former NBA President and Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State

Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu Former NBA President and Gubernatorial Aspirant in Ondo State

Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, or Rotimi Akeredolu, (born 21 July 1956) is the Governor-Elect of Ondo State, Nigeria and also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) who became president of the Nigerian Bar Association in 2008. Akeredolu is also a Managing Partner at the Law Firm of Olujinmi & Akeredolu, …

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Leo Segun Ajiborisha Military Administrator of Osun State

Leo Segun Ajiborisha Military Administrator of Osun State

Major General (retired) Leo Segun Ajiborisha served as the first Administrator of Osun State, Nigeria after it was created from part of Oyo State in August 1991 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. One of Ajiborisha’s first actions as Osun Governor was to establish the Osun State Broadcasting …

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Aliyu Kama Nigeria politician and general

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Brigadier General (retired) Aliyu Adu Umar Kama was the military governor of Plateau State, Nigeria from July 1988 to August 1990 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. Kama was born on 15 June 1949 in Hong local government, Adamawa State of Kilba origins. He attended Government Secondary School, …

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Lawan Gwadabe Nigeria politician

Lawan Gwadabe Nigeria politician

Colonel Lawan Gwadabe was Military Administrator of Niger State in Nigeria from December 1987 to January 1992 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. He was accused of planning a coup against General Sani Abacha in 1995, for which he was jailed, tortured and convicted of treason. After Abacha’s …

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Lawali Shuaibu Nigeria politician

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Lawali Shuaibu (born April 1955) was elected Senator for the Zamfara North constituency of Zamfara State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the All People’s Party (APP) platform. He took office on 29 May 1999. He was reelected on the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) …

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Lateef Adegbite Nigeria lawyer

Lateef Adegbite Nigeria lawyer

Lateef Adegbite (20 March 1933 – 28 September 2012) was a lawyer who became Attorney General of the Western Region of Nigeria, and who later became Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. BIRTH AND EDUCATION Abdu-Lateef Oladimeji Adegbite was born on 20 March 1933 into a strictly …

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