Tag: Nnamdi Azikiwe

The Political and Governmental History of Nigeria


This post is about the governmental and political history of Nigeria. On 1, October 1960, Nigeria, after several years of British Colonial rule, became an independent nation. This newly formed country would go on to become a Republic three years down the line on 1, October, 1963. Nigeria became a Federal Republic, modelling its Federal […]

List of all Heads of State/Presidents of Nigeria


This is a comprehensive list of all the Heads of State/Presidents of Nigeria. Since 1963, Nigeria has had 15 Heads of State/Presidents till date. After Nigeria became a Federal Republic in 1963, the post of Governor-general was abolished and the ties to the British Crown seized, making Nigeria fully independent and sovereign. In 1979, under […]

Biography Of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe: First President of Nigeria


This is the Biography of late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, (born November 16, 1904, Zungeru, Nigeria—died May 11, 1996, Enugu ), The last Governor-general and first President of independent Nigeria (1963–66), he is regarded and rightly so as one of the founding fathers of Nigeria. Nnamdi Azikiwe attended various primary and secondary mission schools in Onitsha, […]

Nigeria’s Heroes Past: The Men Who Helped Shape Nigeria

This article is written to enlighten the reader about the men who helped shape Nigeria, those who were influential in getting Nigeria independent of her colonial master and who set the tone for modern day politics in Nigeria. While there were several others who contributed to the Nigerian dream, these select few have been focused […]

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