Bola Ahmed Tinubu

Bola Ahmed Tinubu; politician and leader of the opposition to ruling party PDP from 2003 till transfer of power to the APC in which he is the acclaimed national leader. Tinubu is known by aliases…

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Onikan neigbourhood in Lagos

Onikan

Onikan; central neighborhood on the Lagos Lagoon, which is home to some of the city’s most important cultural offerings, including the Nigerian National Museum and Rele Gallery, which…

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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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Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi

Peter Awelewa Adebiyi; clergy of the Anglican Communion,  advocate of political restructuring, true federalism and good governance. Peter Adebiyi was for 14 years the Bishop of the Diocese of…

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Barnabas Vwa Jabilla

Barnabas Vwa Jabilla; with the operational nickname of Sergeant Rogers. Barnabas was a non-commissioned officer of the Strike Force, an anti-terrorist outfit of the Presidency set up in 1994 under…

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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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Theophilus Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma

Theophilus Danjuma; Military general who played crucial roles in the shaping of post-independence Nigeria. Danjuma who made huge fortunes in Nigeria’s extractive industry announced his…

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Ebitu Ukiwe

Ebitu Ukiwe

Ebitu Okoh Ukiwe; Nigeria’s first chief of general staff. Ukiwe was military governor of Niger State, 1977-78, military administrator of Lagos State, 1978-79 and chief of general staff,…

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Shonekan in his middle age

Ernest Shonekan

Ernest Shonekan; Industrialist who headed Interim National Government of Federal Republic of Nigeria, from August to November, 1993. Shonekan was a Chairman/Managing Director, UAC of Nigeria…

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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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