Anthony Udofia Nigeria military governor


Navy Captain (retired) Anthony Udofia served as Administrator of Osun State, Nigeria from December 1993 to August 1996 during the military regime of General Sani Abacha. He was reported to have harassed his predecessor, Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke, stalling his business plans and bugging his telephones. He set up a four-man …

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Al-Hassan Conteh Liberian diplomat and academic


D r. Al-Hassan Conteh is a Liberian academic and was the President of the University of Liberia. Conteh earned his doctorate at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. FACULTY EXPERIENCE Prof. Conteh has previously been a member of the African Studies Center of the University of Pennsylvania and the Geography …

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Alexander Dmitriyevich Polyakov Russian diplomat


Alexander Dmitriyevich Polyakov (Russian: Александр Дмитриевич Поляков) (born 19 April 1959) is a Russian diplomat. Polyakov graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations in 1981 and entered the service of the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the same year. He held various positions in the central offices …

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Ahmed Abdullahi Nigeria Military administrator


Brigadier General (retired) Ahmed Abdullahi was Military Administrator of Kwara State, Nigeria between December 1987 and July 1988 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. BIRTH AND EDUCATION Abdullahi was born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, on 22 August 1945. He attended primary schools in Zaria and Keffi and secondary …

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Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan Nigeria senator


Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan is a Nigerian senator who represents the All Progressive Congress in the Yobe North constituency of Yobe State. He became a senator in 2007. BACKGROUND Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan was born in 1959. He received a bachelor’s degree in geography, a master’s degree in remote sensing and a …

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Abdullahi Shelleng Nigeria military governor


Colonel Abdullahi Shelleng (born 20 January 1942) was the first Military Governor of Benue State, Nigeria from 3 February 1976 to July 1978 during the military regime of General Olusegun Obasanjo, after Benue State had been split from the old Benue-Plateau State. BACKGROUND AND EDUCATION Abdullahi Shelleng was born on …

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Abel Guobadia Nigeria diplomat

Sir Abel Guobadia OFR (June 28, 1932 – February 4, 2011) was an educator, administrator, diplomat and retired public servant. EDUCATION Abel Guobadia was born on June 28, 1932 in Benin City, Nigeria. He attended C.M.S. Primary Schools in Benin City (1939–1945); Government College, Ibadan (1946–1951); University College Ibadan (1952–1957). …

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Abdullahi Ibrahim (military administrator) Nigeria military governor

King Commander (retired) Abdullahi Ibrahim was the first Military Administrator of Nasarawa State, Nigeria between August 1996 and August 1998 after the state was created from part of Plateau State during the military regime of General Sani Abacha. He established the state’s executive council and built the Government House and …

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Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Nigeria banker


Amir Muhammadu Sanusi II (born: Sanusi Lamido Sanusi) was born into the Fulani Torodbe (Sullubawa) clan of Kano on 31 July 1961. He was crowned 8 June 2014 as the Emir of Kano, succeeding his late grand uncle Dr Ado Bayero (who died on Friday 6 June 2014). Malam Sanusi …

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