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Ibrahim Mahmud Alfa Nigeria Air Force Air Marshal

Ibrahim Mahmud Alfa (14 August 1946 – 16 March 2000) was a Nigerian air marshal. He was retired from military service in 1990. He died on 16 March 2000. EARLY LIFE Born in Garkida, Adamawa State, he started his educational career at the Central Primary School, Jimeta, Yola, in 1948 …

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Halima Tayo Alao Nigeria Civil servant

Halima Tayo Alao Nigeria Civil servant

Halima Tayo Alao is a Nigerian civil servant who appointed Minister of Environment and Housing in July 2007 by President Umaru Yar’Adua, and was released from the post on 29 Oct 2008. BACKGROUND Halima Tayo Alao was born on December 6, 1956. She earned an MSc in Architecture from the …

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Simeon Adebo Nigeria diplomat

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Simeon Olaosebikan Adebo, born in 1913, near Abeokuta, was a Nigerian administrator, lawyer and diplomat who served as a United Nations Under-Secretary General. He was the former head of the civil service in Nigeria’s old western region. In 1962, he was appointed the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United …

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George Taubman Goldie Manx administrator in Nigeria

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Sir George Dashwood Taubman Goldie (20 May 1846 – 20 August 1925) was a Manx administrator who played a major role in the founding of Nigeria. In many ways, his role was similar to that of Cecil Rhodes elsewhere in Africa but he lacked Rhodes’ thirst for publicity. EARLY LIFE …

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Egbert Udo Udoma Nigeria judge

Albert Udo Udoma (21 June 1917 – 2 February 1998) was a lawyer and justice of the Nigerian Supreme Court. He was Chief Justice of Uganda from 1963 to 1969. He spent 13 years as a judge on the Supreme Court of Nigeria and was chairman of the Constituent Assembly …

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Dahiru Musdapher Nigeria judge

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Dahiru Musdapher (born 15 July 1942) is a Nigerian jurist. In 2011, he was appointed the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He served as Chief Judge of the Kano State Judiciary from 1979 to 1985, and as a member of the Court of Appeal from 1985 until …

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David Angell (diplomat) Canada diplomat

David Jonathon Robin Angell is a current Canadian diplomat. He is the Canadian High Commissioner to Kenya since 2012. At the same time, he is also cross-posted as High Commissioner to Rwanda and Uganda; as Ambassador designate to Burundi, Somalia and South Sudan, and as Canada’s representative to the United …

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Clayton George Bullis Canadian diplomat

Clayton George Bullis is a former Canadian diplomat. He was concurrently High Commissioner to Nigeria and Sierra Leone then Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Chile and then concurrently to Argentina and Uruguay.

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Cornelius Adebayo Senator of Nigeria

Cornelius Olatunji Adebayo is a former Senator of Nigeria, who became a state governor, and later was head of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Communications. BACKGROUND Cornelius Olatunji Adebayo was born on February 24, 1941 in Igbaja in Kwara State. He was educated at all Saints Anglican School, Oke-Onigbin, Provincial …

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Chile Eboe-Osuji Judge on the International Criminal court

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Chile Eboe-Osuji (born 1962) is a judge of the International Criminal Court, The Hague. He was elected on 16 December 2011 and sworn in on 9 March 2012. He was the Legal Advisor to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. EARLY LIFE AND EDUCATION Judge Eboe-Osuji was born …

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