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"Successful countries today, were those whose citizens, at one time or the other, under strong leadership, rose above personal, ethnic, sectional, religious or even political differences and worked together to build a viable nation with sustainable economy that quarantees welfare of all"..Dr Baba Jibrin Adamu

The Greatest Nigerian Leader. SIR Ahmadu Bello, the late Sardauna of Sokoto and Nigerian political leader is the grandson of Usman Dan Fodio, the founder of the Sokoto Caliphate.

Sardauna of Sokoto, Gamji - Sir Ahmadu Bello

Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, politician, and one of the founders of modern Nigeria was born at Zungeru, the son of a clerk. Dr. Azikiwe was educated in Nigeria and the United States.

Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Nigerian nationalist and political leader, was born in Ikenne, a town in Ogun State. The son of a farmer, Awolowo trained as a lawyer.

Note: since the independence on 1 Oct 1960 to the proclamation of the Republic on 1 Oct 1963, the head of the State was the British monarch (Queen Elizabeth II), represented by a Governor-General.

Presidents/Heads of State of Nigeria Past & Present

  Title   Duration   Political Party

Current President:

Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR

Vice President: Yemi Osinbajo

  Assumed office 29th May 2015   APC

President: Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Vice President: Arc Muhammed Namadi Sambo


President: 6 May 2010 to 2015

Acting President: 9 February 2010 6 May 2010


President: Umaru Musa Yar'adua

Vice President: Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

  President: 29 May 2007  5 May 2010    PDP

President: Olusegun Obasanjo

Vice President: Atiku Abubakar


  29 May 1999  29 May 2007   PDP

President/Chairmen of the Provisional Ruling Council: General Abdulsalam Abubakar

(de facto Vice President) Vice-Adm. Mike Akhigbe as Chief of General Staff

  9 Jun 1998 - 29 May 1999   Military

President/Chairmen of the Provisional Ruling Council: General Sani Abacha

(de facto Vice President) General Oladipo Diya

  17 Nov 1993 -  8 Jun 1998   Military

Head of the Interim National Government
Chief Ernest Shonekan

(de facto Vice President) Moshood Abiola

  26 Aug 1993 - 17 Nov 1993   Interim

Head of State/Chairman of the Armed Forces Ruling Council - General Ibrahim Babangida and President/Chairman of the National Defence and Security Council - General Ibrahim Babangida 

  (de facto Vice President) Commodore Okoh Ebitu Ukiwe as Chief of General Staff  (27 Aug 1985 -  October 1986)

(de facto Vice President) Augustus Aikhomu as Chief of General Staff (October 1986 - 27 August 1993)

  27 Aug 1985 -  27 August 1993   Military

Head of State/Chairman of the Armed Forces Ruling Council General Muhammadu Buhari 

 (de facto Vice President) Babatunde "Tunde" Abdulbaki Idiagbon as chief of staff at Supreme Headquarters 

  31 Dec 1983 - 27 Aug 1985   Military

President/Commander in-Chief as first elected President of Nigeria: Alhaji Shehu Shagari 

Vice President Alex Ekwueme

  1 Oct 1979 - 31 Dec 1983   NPN

Head of States/Chairman of the Armed Forces Ruling Council General Olusegun Obasanjo

(de facto Vice President) General Shehu Musa Yar'adua as Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters


  14 Feb 1976 -  1 Oct 1979   Military

Head of States/Chairman of the Armed Forces Ruling Council General Murtala Ramat Mohammed

(de facto Vice President) General Olusegun Obasanjo as Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters

  29 Jul 1975 - 13 Feb 1976   Military

Head of States/Chairman of the Armed Forces Ruling Council General Yakubu Gowon 

(de facto Vice President)  J.Edet Akinwale Wey as Chief of Staff, Supreme Headquarters

  1 Aug 1966 - 29 Jul 1975   Military

Head of States/Chairman of the Armed For ces Ruling Council Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi

(de facto Vice President) Chief of Staff, Nigerian Defence Forces Brigadier Babafemi Ogundipe

  16 Jan 1966 - 29 Jul 1966   Military

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

Benjamin Nnamdi Azikiwe

  1 October 1963  16 January 1966   NCNC

Prime Minister/Commander in-Chief

Abubakar Tafawa Balewa 

  1 October 1960  15 January 1966   NPC

Sir James Wilson Robertson
  June 15, 1955  November 16, 1960   British Colony


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