Tag: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua

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 […]

Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Biography: Former President of Nigeria


This is the Biography of Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, deceased former President of Nigeria. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua was born in Katsina State, North-western Nigeria on August 16, 1951 and died May 5, 2010. He attended Rafukka Primary School in 1958 from where he changed to Dutsinma Boarding Primary School in 1962. Umaru Musa Yar’Adua had his secondary […]