Politics & Government

Adebayo Adefarati Nigeria Governor of Ondo State

Adebayo Adefarati Nigeria Governor of Ondo State

Adebayo Adefarati (February 14, 1931 – March 29, 2007) was a Nigerian politician and a former governor of Ondo State Nigeria. Prior to becoming Governor of Ondo State, Adebayo Adefarati was appointed twice as commissioner under the late Yoruba and Afenifere Leader Pa. Michael Adekunle Ajasin. Adefarati was at some …

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Ikedi Ohakim Nigeria politician

Ikedi Ohakim Nigeria politician

Ikedi Ohakim (born 1957) is a Nigerian businessman who became governor of Imo State in the South Eastern region in May 2007, standing for the Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA). He later switched to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). BACKGROUND Ikedi Ohakim was born on 4 August 1957 in Okohia in …

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Rabiu Kwankwaso Nigeria politician

Rabiu Kwankwaso Nigeria politician

Mohammed Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso is a Nigerian politician who was Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and again from 2011–2015. In 2015, he contested the presidential election but lost in the primary election to Muhammad Buhari. He then successfully contested the senatorial election to represent Kano State Central Senatorial District …

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Ike Nwachukwu Nigeria politician

Ike Nwachukwu Nigeria politician

Ike Omar Sanda Nwachukwu mni (born September 1, 1940) is a retired Army officer and Nigerian politician who, among other positions, has served as Foreign Minister of Nigeria twice and as a Senator in the National Assembly delegation from Abia State. EDUCATION AND TRAINING Born on September 1, 1941 in …

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Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa Nigeria Governor of Kaduna State

Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa Nigeria Governor of Kaduna State

Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa (1 December 1948 – 15 December 2012) was a Nigerian politician. He was appointed Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Nigeria in July 2005, and returned as Deputy Governor in the April 2007 elections. He was sworn in as Governor on 20 May 2010, replacing former governor Namadi …

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Augustus Aikhomu Nigeria Admiral and politician

Augustus Aikhomu Nigeria Admiral and politician

Augustus Akhabue Aikhomu (20 October 1939 – 17 August 2011) was an Admiral in the Nigerian Navy, who served as the de facto Vice President of Nigeria during the Ibrahim Babangida-led military junta from 1986 to 1993. He hailed from Idumebo-Irrua, Edo State, in southern Nigeria. As a student, Aikhomu …

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Aïchatou Mindaoudou Nigeria politician

Aïchatou Mindaoudou Nigerie politician

Aïchatou Mindaoudou Souleymane (born 1959) is a Nigerien diplomat and politician who has been the United Nations’ Special Representative for Côte d’Ivoire and Head of the United Nations Operation in Côte d’Ivoire (UNOCI) since 2013. Previously she was Deputy Joint Special Representative (Political) in the African Union–United Nations Hybrid Operation …

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Albadé Abouba Nigeria Politician

Albadé Abouba Nigeria Politician

Albadé Abouba is a Nigerien politician who has been the Secretary-General of the National Movement for the Development of Society (MNSD-Nassara) since 2009. He served in the government of Niger as Minister of the Interior from 2002 to 2004 and again from 2007 to 2010. Abouba also served as Prime …

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Moumouni Adamou Djermakoye Nigeria politician

Moumouni Adamou Djermakoye Nigeria politician

Moumouni Adamou Djermakoye (May 22, 1939 – June 14, 2009) was a Nigerien politician and the President of the Nigerien Alliance for Democracy and Progress (ANDP-Zaman Lahiya). He was an important minister during the regime of Seyni Kountché and subsequently served as Niger’s Ambassador to the United States from 1988 …

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Ali Badjo Gamatié Nigeria politician and civil servant

Ali Badjo Gamatié Nigeria politician and civil servant

Ali Badjo Gamatié is a Nigerien politician and civil servant who served as Prime Minister of Niger from October 2009 to February 2010. He was Finance Minister of Niger from 2000 to 2003 and then served as Vice-Governor of the Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) before being appointed …

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