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Sunday Adelaja Founder of the Embassy of God

Sunday Adelaja Founder of the Embassy of God

Sunday Adelaja (Russian, Belarusian and Ukrainian: Сандей Аделаджа) is the founder and senior pastor of the Embassy of God, an evangelical-charismatic megachurch in Kiev, Ukraine. He immigrated to the USSR and Belarus as a scholarship student from Nigeria in 1986 to study journalism. After graduation and the breakdown of the …

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Ousman Jammeh Gambian politician

Ousman Jammeh Gambian politician

Ousaman Jammeh (born 13 August 1953) is a Gambian politician. He was educated at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, at the Finafrica Institute in Milan and the University of East Anglia (MA Rural Development, 1984). He held the post of Gambian Foreign Minister from September 2009 to June 2010, having …

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Margaret Ekpo Nigeria politician

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Margaret Ekpo (1914–2006) was a Nigerian women’s rights activist and social mobilizer who was a pioneering female politician in the country’s First Republic and a leading member of a class of traditional Nigerian women activists, many of whom rallied women beyond notions of ethnic solidarity. She played major roles as …

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Peter Akinola Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria

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Peter Jasper Akinola (born 27 January 1944, in Abeokuta) is the former Anglican Primate of the Church of Nigeria. He is also the former Bishop of Abuja (Nigeria’s capital) and Archbishop of Province III, which covered the northern and central parts of the country. When the division into ecclesiastical provinces …

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Issoufou Saidou-Djermakoye Nigeria politician

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Issoufou Saidou-Djermakoye (born July 10, 1920 in Dosso, Niger, and died June 30, 2000 in Paris) was a politician from Niger who was elected to the French Senate in 1958. He was later United Nations Under-Secretary-General in charge of the Department of Political Affairs, Trusteeship and Decolonization.

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Matthew Hassan Kukah Nigeria bishop

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Matthew Hassan Kukah (born 31 August 1952 in Kulu, Nigeria) is the current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Bishop Kukah was born on August 31, 1952 in Anchuna, Ikulu Chiefdom in Zangon Kataf local government area of Kaduna State. Kukah received his primary …

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Charles Onyeama Nigeria Judge

Charles Dadi Onyeama (August 5, 1917 – September 5, 1999 ) was Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Judge at the International Court of Justice, and father of Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Charles Onyeama was born in Enugu in 1917. He received …

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