Chime Sullivan Iheanacho

CHIME, Sullivan Iheanacho; lawyer, administrator and governor of Enugu State from 2007-2015. Chime was born in Udi town, Udi Local Government Area, Enugu State  on April 10, 1959. His mother,…

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Professor Tomori Oyewale

Tomori Oyewale

Tomori  Oyewale awardee of the 2002 Nigeria National Merit Award, NNMA. Tomori is a virologist at the World Health Organization, WHO, and he has carried out various researches in epidemiology and…

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Jerry Gana

Jerry Gana; senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Chairman, defunct Mass Mobilisation for Social andEconomic Recovery, MAMSER, Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Information and…

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Rail Transport

Cape Gauge The development of railways in Nigeria started from Lagos Colony to Ibadan in March 1896, by the British government. This was extended to Minna  in 1911, where it met the…

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Ofonagoro Walter Ibekwe

Ofonagoro Walter Ibekwe; government spokesman under military dictatorship of Sani Abacha, economic historian, also Minister of Information and Culture during General Ibrahim Babangida‘s…

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Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe

Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe; Professor of mathematics, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos from September 2000 to April 2007. As Vice-Chancelor he had to deal with student unrest, staff grievances,…

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Cotton

Cotton; Plant grown and woven into cloth in western Nigeria and many parts of West Africa. Cotton was second to groundnut among cash crops through which farmers in northern Nigeria made their…

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Abayomi Oshin

Abayomi Oshin; first African to be trained as a physiotherapist. Oshin started the Physiotherapy department in University of Ibadan in October 1966 and degree programme is offered. Before he left…

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Obinna Uzor

Obinna Uzor; Businessman and politician, born March 17, 1963, Uzor founded GOCUZ, a trading outfit which grew to a conglomerate. Uzor was governorship candidate in the state on the platform of the…

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Nyame Jolly

Nyame Jolly Tevoro; cleric, politician, administrator and civilian governor of Taraba State in whose name the stadium in Jalingo is called. Nyame had his education at St Thomas Primary School,…

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