Bola Ige

Bola Ige; lawyer, politician and writer, acclaimed as Cicero for his oratorical prowess and erudition. Ige became a Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 1997. He was assassinated on December 23, 2001 in…

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Ogbemudia Samuel Osaigbovo

Ogbemudia Samuel Osaigbovo; Soldier, military regime apologist and two-time governor of the defunct Mid-western Region and Bendel State with an enduring legacy, hardly surpassed by any of his…

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Col. Abdulmumini Aminu

Abdul Mumuni Aminu

Abdul Mumuni Aminu; Colonel in the Nigerian Army, one who personally arrested General Buhari on the coup day of August 27, 1985 that brought General Babangida to power[i].  Mumuni was the…

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Al-Mustapha Hamza

Al-Mustapha Hamza; Major in the Nigerian army, an otherwise unknown soldier who played a pivotal role in determining the country’s direction and future. Born July 27, 1960 in Ngiru, Yobe State,…

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Ebitimi Banigo

Ebitimi Banigo

Ebitimi Banigo; banker and financial consultant argued by some to be the real father of modern banking in Nigeria. Banigo became the managing director of International Merchant Bank at age 33 and…

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Olusola Oke ESQ

Olusola Oke

Olusola Oke; Ondo state politician and lawyer. Oke was the National Legal Adviser of the PDP between 2008 and 2012. He was elected into the House of Representatives from representing Ilaie/Ese-Odo…

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Adepoju Akomolafe

Adepoju Akomolafe; Nigerian politician of the pre-independence era under the Action Group.  As an active party member, Adepoju rose up to become first chairman of Ido-osi council area in 1955 and…

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Waku

Joseph Kennedy Waku

Joseph Kennedy Waku; Nigerian politician who was senator in the Obasanjo years. His call for a military coup left him in an unenviable minority[i]. Waku was a recurrent decimal in Benue politics…

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ARISEKOLA Alao

Arisekola Alao; Trader and major player in Ibadan politics in Nigeria. Arisekola, who is also identified as a Muslim leader started his business with 300 pounds given to him by a friend and he…

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Remi Fani Kayode

Remi Fani-Kayode

Remi Fani-Kayode; Deputy Premier of Nigeria’s Western Region from 1962-67. He attained this second position to the premier when an alliance was formed between members of the National Council of…

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