HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

Chinwe Obaji
Chinwe Obaji is a higher education lecturer, teacher and education administrator who was appointed to head Nigeria's Federal Ministry of Education in June 2005 as Senior Minister, and was succeeded a year later by Obiageli Ezekwesili.[1]Contents1 Background 2 Ministerial position 3 Subsequent positions 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] Chinwe Obaji was born in Ezinihitte-Mbaise
Ezinihitte-Mbaise
in Imo State. From 1980 she was a lecturer and administrator at Michael Okpara College of Agriculture, Umuagwo, Imo State
Imo State
in Nigeria.[2] Ministerial position[edit] Chinwe Obaji, as Education Minister, tried to resuscitate the Inspectorate Division of the Federal Ministry of Education
[...More...]

"Chinwe Obaji" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai
Mallam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai (born 16 February 1960)[2] is a Nigerian politician who is the incumbent Governor of Kaduna State and former Director General of The Bureau of Public Enterprises, the head privatisation agency in Nigeria
Nigeria
and also the former[3] Minister of the[4] Federal Capital Territory, Abuja from 16 July 2003 to 29 May 2007. He is a member of All Progressives Congress
All Progressives Congress
(APC) and elected as the Executive Governor of Kaduna State during the 2015 general elections in Nigeria.[5] His spell with the government began under the transition government of General Abdulsalami Abubakar, where he served as an adviser in the Transition government.[6] He was reportedly in self-exile during the tenure of President Umaru Yar'Adua
[...More...]

"Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Voorhees College
Voorhees College
College
is a private, historically black college (HBCU) in Denmark, South Carolina, United States. It is affiliated with The Episcopal Church. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.Contents1 History 2 Voorhees College
College
Historic District 3 Athletics3.1 Greek letter organizations4 Notable alumni 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] In 1897, Elizabeth Evelyn Wright
Elizabeth Evelyn Wright
and Jessie Dorsey founded Denmark Industrial School for African Americans. Located in a rural area and small town, it was modeled on Tuskegee Institute. It began in the upstairs of an old store. In 1902, Ralph Voorhees, a New Jersey
New Jersey
philanthropist, gave the school a donation to purchase land and construct buildings
[...More...]

"Voorhees College" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Joy Ogwu
Joy Uche Angela Ogwu (born August 22, 1946) is a former Foreign Minister of Nigeria
Nigeria
and a former Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations
United Nations
in New York 2008-2017.[1][2]She is the first woman to hold the post of Permanent Representative to the United Nations in the history of Nigeria. Prior to her ministerial career, Ogwu, who is from Delta State, served as Director–General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA). Ogwu has advised the United Nations
United Nations
on disarmament issues and has published books promoting more African ties to Latin America
[...More...]

"Joy Ogwu" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi
Thomas "Tom" Aguiyi-Ironsi is a former Minister of Defence of Nigeria. He is the son of former military leader Major General
Major General
Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi,[1] and was the ambassador to Togo
Togo
before former President Olusegun Obasanjo
Olusegun Obasanjo
appointed him to succeed Roland Oritsejafor as Defence Minister.[2] Aguiyi-Ironsi is from Umuahia, Abia State.[1] While Aguiyi-Ironsi was ambassador to Togo, the choices to replace the outgoing Foreign Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, were reportedly narrowed down to him and Joy Ogwu.[1] However, after Obasanjo fired Oritsejafor, Aguiyi-Ironsi received the job of Defence Minister while Ogwu became foreign minister. The two were sworn in on August 30, 2006.[2] On January 24, 2007, Aguiyi-Ironsi announced that Nigeria
Nigeria
would send a battalion of peacekeeping troops to Somalia.[3] References[edit]^ a b c Elendu, Jonathan (2006-08-07)
[...More...]

"Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Mohammed Rabi'u Musa popularly knows as Rabiu Kwankwaso
Kwankwaso
is a Nigerian politician. He was two times Governor of Kano State from 1999–2003 and 2011–2015.[3] He was the first governor of Kano State
Kano State
in the fourth republic who was elected under the platform of People's Democratic Party (Nigeria). Kwankwaso
Kwankwaso
lost re-election bid in 2003 to Ibrahim Shekarau and was in July same year appointed Defense Minister by President Olusegun Obasanjo. In 2015, Kwankwaso
Kwankwaso
unsuccessfully contested the presidential primaries nomination under the opposition All Progressive Congress, but lost to Muhammad Buhari
[...More...]

"Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Bayo Ojo
Christopher Adebayo Ojo, SAN is a former Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.[1][2] As such, he is also a past head of the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Justice. He is a legal practitioner and is licensed to practise in Nigeria, England and Wales. He is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Early life and education[edit] Ojo hails from Ife-Ijumu, Kogi State, in central Nigeria. He had his primary school education in Maiduguri
Maiduguri
and Kaduna
Kaduna
and his post-primary education at Zaria
Zaria
in Kaduna
Kaduna
State. He worked briefly as a civil servant in Ilorin, Kwara State, before he proceeded to the University of Lagos
Lagos
(in Lagos) where he obtained a bachelor's degree in Law in June 1977. He is married to Hon. Justice Folashade Bayo-Ojo, and they have two children, Babatomiwa and Olubusola
[...More...]

"Bayo Ojo" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Babalola Borishade
Abraham Babalola Borishade (7 March 1946-April 26, 2017) was a Nigerian politician. Born into the Ebi Ilotin family he was a Federal Minister in Nigeria
Nigeria
four times, between 1999-2011. He was known as an electrical engineer, teacher and political strategist. He died on the 26 April 2017 after a brief illness. He was 71.[1]Contents1 Education and personal life 2 Public service 3 Awards and honours 4 ReferencesEducation and personal life[edit] Borishade had his early education at St. Andrews Primary School in his home town and his Secondary School education at Doherty Memorial Grammar School, Ijero Ekiti. In 1971, he graduated from the University of Ife with First Class Honours in Electrical Engineering. He was retained as Graduate Assistant at the same university. In 1972, he secured a Commonwealth Scholarship for a Doctorate Degree in High Voltage Engineering at the Victoria University, Manchester, United Kingdom
[...More...]

"Babalola Borishade" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Atiku Abubakar
Atiku Abubakar, GCON (born 25 November 1946) is a Nigerian politician, businessman and philanthropist, who served as the second elected vice-president of Nigeria
Nigeria
from 1999 to 2007, on the platform of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), with President Olusegun Obasanjo. Abubakar worked in the Nigeria
Nigeria
Customs Service for twenty years, rising to become the Deputy Director, as the second highest position in the Service was then known. He retired in April 1989 and took up full-time business and politics. He ran for the office of governor in the Gongola State
Gongola State
(now Adamawa and Taraba States) in 1991, and for the Presidency in 1993, placing third after MKO Abiola
MKO Abiola
and Babagana Kingibe in the Social Democratic Party (SDP) primaries. In 1998 he was elected Governor of Adamawa State
[...More...]

"Atiku Abubakar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Vice President Of Nigeria
The Vice President of Nigeria
Nigeria
is the second-in-command to the President of Nigeria
Nigeria
in the Government of Nigeria. Officially styled Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Vice President is elected alongside the President in national elections. The office is currently held by Yemi Osinbajo. Contents1 Eligibility 2 Oath of office 3 Functions of the Vice President of Nigeria 4 List of Vice Presidents 5 See also 6 ReferencesEligibility[edit] A person shall be eligible for the office of Vice President if he or she is a citizen of Nigeria
Nigeria
by birth, at least 40 years of age, is a member of a political party and is sponsored by that political party. Oath of office[edit] The Constitution of Nigeria
Nigeria
specifies an oath of office for the Vice President of the federation
[...More...]

"Vice President Of Nigeria" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Odion Ugbesia
Elder Magnus Odion Ugbesia is a Nigerian
Nigerian
politician who was elected to the National Senate in 2007 representing the Edo Central constituency of Edo State
Edo State
for the People's Democratic Party (PDP).[1]Contents1 Background 2 Government positions 3 Senate career 4 ReferencesBackground[edit] Odion Ugbesia was born on 28 January 1949 in Ubiaja, Edo State. He gained a BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois, and an MA in International Relations from Northeastern Illinois University, United States. From 1978 to 1989 he was a Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Benin
[...More...]

"Odion Ugbesia" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Saidu Samaila Sambawa
Saidu Samaila Sambawa
Saidu Samaila Sambawa
headed the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Sports and Social Development until the June 2006 cabinet reshuffle, when he was replaced by Bala Bawa Ka'oje.[1]Contents1 Educational pursuits 2 Professional experience 3 Other ventures 4 ReferencesEducational pursuits[edit] From his very early age, Dr. Sambawa demonstrated an avid appetite for learning. He had his primary education at Sambawa primary school between 1968– 1974 and post-primary school education at the Sultan Abubakar College, Sokoto in the present day Sokoto State where he passed out in 1979 with flying colours. Even in those early years, it was obvious to his teachers that young Saidu was destined for greater things due to his outstanding academic performs and social skills. So, between 1979 and 1980, Dr. Sambawa taught mathematics briefly at the Government Secondary School, Bukkuyun, now in Zamfara State. After just one year in the school, Dr
[...More...]

"Saidu Samaila Sambawa" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Nigeria
The Federal Republic
Republic
of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria (/naɪˈdʒɪəriə/ ( listen)), is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin
Benin
in the west, Chad
Chad
and Cameroon
Cameroon
in the east, and Niger
Niger
in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea
Guinea
in the Atlantic Ocean. It comprises 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja
Abuja
is located. Nigeria
Nigeria
is officially a democratic secular country.[6] Nigeria
Nigeria
has been home to a number of kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia
[...More...]

"Nigeria" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

People's Democratic Party (Nigeria)
The People's Democratic Party (PDP) is a major contemporary political party in Nigeria.[2] Its policies generally lie towards the centre-right of the political spectrum.[3] It won every Presidential election between 1999 and 2011, and was until the 2015 elections, the governing party in the Fourth Republic although in some cases, amid a few controversial electoral circumstances.[4] Currently, PDP controls 12 states out of 36 states in Nigeria.[5]Contents1 History 2 Slogans 3 Political ideology3.1 Economic issues 3.2 Social issues4 2015 elections 5 References 6 External linksHistory[edit] In 1998 the PDP selected former military leader Olusegun Obasanjo
Olusegun Obasanjo
as the presidential candidate in the elections of February 1999, with Atiku Abubakar
Atiku Abubakar
(Governor-Elect of Adamawa State and a former leading member of the Social Democratic Party) as his running mate. The duo went on to win, being sworn-in in May 1999
[...More...]

"People's Democratic Party (Nigeria)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

picture info

Higher Education
Higher education
Higher education
(also called post-secondary education, third level or tertiary education) is an optional final stage of formal learning that occurs after completion of secondary education. Often delivered at universities, academies, colleges, seminaries, conservatories, and institutes of technology, higher education is also available through certain college-level institutions, including vocational schools, trade schools, and other career colleges that award academic degrees or professional certifications. Tertiary education
Tertiary education
at non-degree level is sometimes referred to as further education or continuing education as distinct from higher education. The right of access to higher education is mentioned in a number of international human rights instruments
[...More...]

"Higher Education" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse

Ezinihitte-Mbaise
Ezinihitte Mbaise is a local Government Area in Imo State, Nigeria. The area consists of the town of Ezi na Ihite and its surroundings and is part of the Mbaise district. These are the communities that make up Ezi na Ihite:Akpodim Amaumara Choko na Eze Ezi Agbaogu Ezi Udo Ife* Ihite* Itu* Obizi Oboama Okpuofe Onicha* Owutu* Udo* Oboama/UmunamaAs is congruent with the rest of Igboland, some of these communities inside Ezi na Ihite actually exist in the form of duality, that is, a single community that eventually metamorphosed into two. Hence, this is the arrangement that shows the exact pairing found in the Ezi na Ihite communities: (Oboama na Umunama, Ife na Owutu, Akpoku na Umudim, Ihitte, Umuchoko na Umueze, Eziagbogu, Okpuofe, Amaumara, Itu, Eziudo, Onicha, Udo na Obizi). As you can also observe, "Akpodim" is the fusion of "Akpoku na Umudim", two communities that came from one lineage but eventually dualized
[...More...]

"Ezinihitte-Mbaise" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
Parouse
.