Politics & Government

Ahmadu Bello Nigeria politician

Ahmadu Bello Nigeria politician

AHMADU BELLO Sir Ahmadu Bello KBE (June 12, 1910 – January 15, 1966) was a Nigerian politician who was the first and only premier of the Northern Nigeria region. He also held the title of Sardauna of Sokoto. Bello and Abubakar Tafawa Balewa were major figures in Northern Nigeria pre-independence …

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James Ibori Nigeria politician

James Ibori Nigeria politician

JAMES IBORI James Onanefe Ibori (born 4 August 1959) was the Governor of Delta State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ibori is of the Urhobo ethnic group. He is an influential leader in the Niger …

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Salou Djibo Nigerien President

Salou Djibo Nigeria President

SALOU DJIBO Lieutenant General Salou Djibo (born 15 April 1965) is a Nigerien military officer. After President Mamadou Tandja’s attempts to remain in power after the end of his term, Djibo led the military coup of 18 February 2010 that ousted Tandja, after which he became the head of the …

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Chris Okotie Nigeria politician

Chris Okotie Nigeria politician

CHRIS OKOTIE Christopher Oghenebrorie Okotie (born 16 June 1958) is a Nigerian televangelist and the pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries, a Pentecostal congregation in Lagos since February 1987. PERSONAL LIFE Okotie was born to Francis Idje and Cecilia Okotie, in Ethiope-West, Delta State (then Bendel State). …

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Ahmed Makarfi Nigeria politician

Ahmed Makarfi Nigeria politician

AHMED MAKARFI Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi (born 8 August 1956) is a Nigerian politician. He was governor of Kaduna State in Nigeria from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007, and was elected Senator for Kaduna North in April 2007. He is a member of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP). …

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Ibrahim Babangida Head of State of Nigeria

Ibrahim Babangida Head of State of Nigeria

IBRAHIM BABANGIDA Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (born 17 August 1941), also known as IBB, is a retired Nigerian Army General who was President of Nigeria under military rule. He ruled Nigeria from 27 August 1985, when he overthrew Major General Muhammadu Buhari in a coup, until his departure from office on …

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Matthew Mbu Nigeria politician and diplomat

Matthew Mbu Nigeria politician and diplomat

MATTHEW MBU Matthew Tawo Mbu (20 November 1929 – 6 February 2012) was a Nigerian lawyer, politician, diplomat, and a permanent fixture in Nigerian political affairs for more than fifty years. EARLY LIFE Mbu was born in Okundi, Cross River State. He received his early education at Okundi Primary School …

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Lam Adesina Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria

Lam Adesina Governor of Oyo State, Nigeria

LAM ADESINA Alhaji Lamidi Ona-Olapo Adesina (20 January 1939 – 11 November 2012) was an educator who became governor of Oyo State in Nigeria on 29 May 1999 as a member of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) party. Adesina was born on 20 January 1939. He attended Loyola college in …

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Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria President

Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria President

GOODLUCK JONATHAN Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan GCFR BNER GCON (born 20 November 1957) is a former President of Nigeria, having served from 2010 to 2015. He served as Vice-President of Nigeria from 2007 to 2010 and as Governor of Bayelsa State from 2005 to 2007. He contested and lost the …

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