Best answer: Who is the first president of Nigeria in 1960?

On November 16, 1960, Nnamdi Azikiwe became the first governor-general of a federation of three regions of the north, east and west, with Lagos as the Federal Capital. Each of the regions was headed by a premier with a governor as ceremonial head.

Where is Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe from?

Who was first Nigeria president?

President of Nigeria

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Term length Four years, renewable once
Constituting instrument Constitution of Nigeria
Inaugural holder Nnamdi Azikiwe
Formation October 1, 1963

What was Nigeria called before 1960?

Nigeria was referred to as Colonial Nigeria during the era to be discussed in this write-up. Colonial Nigeria now became independent on 1960 and became a republic in 1963.

Which tribe is the oldest in Nigeria?

The oldest tribe in NIgeria is Ijaw tribe. Ijaw (also known by the subgroups”Ijo”or”Izon”) are a collection of indigenous peoples mostly to the forest regions of the Bayelsa, Delta, and Rivers States within the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

How many wives did Nnamdi Azikiwe have?

Nnamdi Azikiwe

The Right Honourable Dr Nnamdi Azikiwe P.C.
Died 11 May 1996 (aged 91) Enugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
Political party National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons Nigerian People’s Party
Spouse(s) Flora Ogoegbunam ​ ​ ( m. 1936; died 1983)​ Uche Ewah ​ ​ ( m. 1973)​
Children show 7
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