Tag: Premier Western Nigeria

Biography Of Ladoke Akintola: Second Premier of the Western Region


Samuel Ladoke Akintola was born on July 10, 1910 in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Nigeria and he died on January 14, 1966 in Ibadan the Oyo state capital. Akintola was an administrator and politician and the second premier of the Western Region of Nigeria. He died as a result of the January 1966 military coup that sacked […]

Obafemi Awolowo Biography: Former Premier of Western Nigeria


Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, GCFR (1909-1987) was a Nigerian nationalist, one of the founding fathers of the Nigerian state, and a political leader. He was one of the principal participants in the movement for the independence of Nigeria from Great Britain. Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo was born on March 6, 1909 in Ikenné, in the […]